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Time for pregnancy test after missing periods - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Pregnancy
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions

Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   how can i help u?
Doctor :   proceed
User :   okay my period was due 19th of jan and now 4 days late i have light bleeding
Doctor :   k
User :   but the past three months i been right on time
Doctor :   ur age/marital status
User :   we have been trying to have a kid since sept could i be pregnant now but just cant detect it on a home test yet?
User :   23 engaged
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   well its not the case
Doctor :   preg test can be done only after 10-12 days of the missing periods
Doctor :   r u there?
User :   okay because this bleeding is not like any of my other periods never got and cramps or nothing and its light from what it normally is
User :   yes im here
Doctor :   u wait for certain days
Doctor :   after that peform the preg test
Doctor :   to ascertain the cause
User :   so it possible i could be pregnant though since i have to wait longer
Doctor :   only after the test u can know

Doctor :   there r no other methods & u have to be
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