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How early can a pregnancy test show up positive?

I am DYING to know!!! I know that this is a super common question, but what is the absolute earliest I can take a test and get an accurate answer??


Asked by TitusMom7 at 1:40 AM on Jan. 13, 2011 in Trying to Conceive

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  • 4 or 5 days before your MISSED period. So like if your period is due on the 18th of the month, you can test on the 14th or 15th with First Response

    Answer by SweetLoveofMine at 1:42 AM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • Any earlier than that and you're going to have to get a blood test at the gyno

    Answer by SweetLoveofMine at 1:43 AM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • If it says positive, you're pregnant no matter how far along you are. It really depends on the test you buy. A good one can tell you before you miss a period, the cheaper ones usually are for after you've already missed it. The test box should tell you how early you can test. Most people find out between 4 and 8 weeks along.

    Answer by hrt_0928 at 1:43 AM on Jan. 13, 2011

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