Ask Collage – I Had Sex Last Night, Can I Schedule a Pregnancy Test Today?
Hi! I’m Kenda and I’m the Center Director here at Collage in Kearney Nebraska. I’m also a registered nurse.
I just had a phone call and thought I’d share it with you. The question was, “I just had sex last night. Can I come in today to see if I’m pregnant?”
I just want you to know there’s no test out there on the market today that would be able to give you an accurate result the day after you’ve had sex. There are different tests out there that will be picking up on the hormone that you produce when you’re pregnant and that’s called HCG. And it can be picked up at different levels.
Our test here at Collage is a lab quality test that can pick that up at 7-10 days. We really recommend waiting that 10 days to give you the most accurate result. Because if we do it too early, you definitely could get a negative result when truly you could be pregnant. So we would recommend waiting that 10 days so we can give you the best accurate result.
So if you have any questions, feel free to give us a call and I’d be more than happy to have you come in and visit and try to clear that up.