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Pregnancy test question.

Hey everyone, well I had unprotected sex on 2/23 my period was supposed to come around the 20th or 21st but has not come yet, they tend to be somewhat irregular but never this long. I took a home pregnancy test today and it was negative my question is how long after conception will the hgh be strong enough for the test to pick it up?

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stephanie61087

Asked by stephanie61087 at 12:27 AM on Mar. 2, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • Generally if you had sex 2 or 3 days before your period was due you had already ovulated. If your cycle is weird though who knows. I guess since the unprotected sex was on the 23rd give it a couple more days and test again. It doesn't seem to me that you were in the fertile part of your cycle but you never know.

    NickLukeandEmma

    Answer by NickLukeandEmma at 12:30 AM on Mar. 2, 2011

  • thanks for the reply. so once you ovulate you can no longer get pregnant during that cycle? i also had sex about 2 weeks earlier but if i had gotten pregnant then wouldn't the test have picked it up?
    stephanie61087

    Comment by stephanie61087 (original poster) at 12:38 AM on Mar. 2, 2011

  • Yes I would say that if you got pregnant 2 weeks before that the test should say yes now. But I would wait at least 1 more week to test again.
    mommy3109

    Answer by mommy3109 at 12:43 AM on Mar. 2, 2011

  • and if it says negative still? what should I do?
    stephanie61087

    Comment by stephanie61087 (original poster) at 12:53 AM on Mar. 2, 2011

  • Do you have plan parenthood or a clinic in your area? Some places offer free pregnancy test where you pee in a cup..and it is free.
    AlyssaM0mmy

    Answer by AlyssaM0mmy at 4:09 AM on Mar. 2, 2011

  • Id wait a week.
    sstepph

    Answer by sstepph at 8:28 AM on Mar. 2, 2011

  • wait a week and test again
    Jssg1986

    Answer by Jssg1986 at 9:41 PM on Mar. 2, 2011

  • Since your periods aren't really regular, you have to wait and test again.
    Pnukey

    Answer by Pnukey at 10:15 PM on Mar. 2, 2011

  • thanks for the reply's ladies... i wish i could know now the suspense is killing me... and i still have not gotten my period so idk whats going on but its starting to worry me.
    stephanie61087

    Comment by stephanie61087 (original poster) at 10:24 PM on Mar. 2, 2011

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