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the earliest time that you can tell if your pregnant?

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what is the earliest time that you can tell if your pregnant? i had unprotected sex 5 days ago and began feeling very sick and gipping a lot last night and today, also had weird feelings in my stomach and aching stomach and near hip. I had the morning after pill but was told by the nurse it was only 50% positive to work because i took it 56 hours after. thing is i want a baby now.


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replied March 13th, 2011
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Hello and welcome to eHealth forum!

The earliest you can detect pregnancy is 7th-12th day after conception or ovulation. So if you can time your ovulation then you will have a rough idea as to when to test. Otherwise some women have an implantation bleeding usually in the later part of third week or early part of 4th week since the last menstrual period. It usually occurs any time between 7th-12th day after conception. Hence a very sensitive urine test or a blood pregnancy test can detect this 4-5 days before the next due date. Take care!



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