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how soon after you have intercourse can a home preganncy test tell you if u r pregnant or not, i thought u had to wait untill you miss a period, but someone on this site said 10 days after you have sex. which is correct? also what is the earliest you can get an abortion?
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Your question has just been answered where you just asked it: in your other thread. Please do not repost your questions - they will be answered at the original site in time.

As far as abortion is concerned - it can be performed as soon as pregnancy is confirmed. In fact, the sooner the better, as after the first trimester (3 months) the procedure becomes more complicated and risky.

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Both are can take a test 10 days after the incident, or after your first missed period.

According to Go Ask Alice

<...>the usual time at which to do an abortion is about 6 weeks after the last menstrual period.

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