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How soon

Ok this may seem silly but how soon can one take a pregnancy test? Do you have to miss a period before you take one? If it has only been a couple weeks since you had unprotected sex can it show up on the test?

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chrissifaye

Asked by chrissifaye at 4:55 PM on Mar. 21, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • 7 days before your expected period
    robinalbright

    Answer by robinalbright at 4:57 PM on Mar. 21, 2010

  • It is possible that it may show up, but not likely. I would wait until you have missed a period. I have four children and I am currently expecting our fifth and no period is what let me know.
    Amber7277

    Answer by Amber7277 at 4:59 PM on Mar. 21, 2010

  • I took a pregnancy test on the day my period was supposed to come and it showed up as positive. I pretty much knew it would be - this is my 5th and I just "felt" it, plus I was throwing up all the time.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 9:50 PM on Mar. 21, 2010

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