When will a Pregnancy Test Read Positive?

You might get a positive pregnancy test result from your in-home pregnancy test as soon as 10 days after you become pregnant. To get a better result, however, wait until you miss your period to take a test.

Testing too soon can cause a false negative, so avoid the emotional stress by testing at the proper time.

How soon will a pregnancy test read positive?

First, you need to know that pregancy test look for a hormone called HCG that becomes prevalent in your system when you’re pregnant.

Most tests used by potential mothers come from drugstores or other retailers. These at-home tests require you to urinate on a stick, wait, and then see what your results window looks like.

Once you’ve received a positive pregnancy test at home, schedule time with your doctor or health clinic. Most likely, the doctor will ask for a blood test, which can confirm your positive pregnancy test result.

When should I take a home pregnancy test?

Whenever you feel as though you might be pregnant, test at home for pregnancy. Just remember that if you test too soon, you will receive a false negative if the test confirms pregnancy.

If it’s been enough time since you started feeling pregnant, you can take two pregnancy tests to confirm your condition before seeing a doctor.

What Should I do if I’m Pregnant?

CPG-Health does not provide medical advice. You probably should, however, visit your doctor. You will receive a prenatal care plan that can help you make sure your child receives required nutrients before and after birth. Only a medical professional can prepare this plan for you.

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