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had sex on the first day of my ovulation, when can i test?

My husband I decided to try for a baby. so we had sex on the first day of my ovulation and currently on the 3rd day of ovulation. what are my chances of pregnancy and how soon can I test to find out if I am?
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replied August 6th, 2014
Hi,

Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out.

The best timing of intercourse in order to conceive is day 10, 12, 14 and 16 (in case of late ovulation) of a 28 day cycle.

So chances of pregnancy are high. If you are apprehensive regarding the status of your pregnancy you can get it checked. Most home pregnancy tests that check urine beta-HCG are sensitive to 20-25 mIU/ml of HCG. The test can be positive anywhere from about 2-3 days prior to a missed menses to 4-5 days after, but usually it should be done 7-10 days past your missed period.

Otherwise you can get a serum HCG also done which is more specific than urine pregnancy test.
I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.
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