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Missed periods. When to get the pregnancy test done? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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User:GOod evening Dr
User:if my wife is pregnant, how soon should we do the home pregnancy test
Doctor:How do you know that she is pregnant, I mean any symptoms
User:well she has missed her period
Doctor:Ok then you can do the home preg test
Doctor:early morning urine sample
User:we did it and it came negative
Doctor:Try after 72 hours again
User:so wanted to check how soon can we do this
User:she now is complaining that she has stomach ache now
Doctor:You can try two more times
User:it has been 7 days that she has missed her period and the test came negative
User:yesterday we did the test
Doctor:ok then it is better you can consider a blood test for Beta HCG.
Doctor:The other way is by examination by the doctor and confirming with an Ultrasound
User:ok, i can get the blood test done in any diagnostics center right?
User:and how soon can we get the results usually
Doctor:same day
User:ok, thank you so much Doctor, you have been very helpful
Doctor:Do you have any more queries
Doctor:Bye for now
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