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Posted on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 in Pregnancy
Question: can be pregnant now if I have not been on my period
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Answered by Dr. Michelle Gibson James 44 minutes later
Brief Answer:
if missed period and sexually active, yes

Detailed Answer:
HI, thanks for using healthcare magic

If you have missed your period and you are sexually active without contraception then , yes, you can be pregnant.

Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. Pregnancy tests detect HCG hormone. Most tests detect the urine levels of this hormone.

It is normally detectable by day 11 to 14 after conception. If this time has passed, you can consider a home urine pregnancy test

I hope this helps, feel free to ask any other questions
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