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can a ruptured cyst affect pregnancy test

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Kahn
30 years experience Pathology
Not related: Typically the presence of a ruptured cyst would not be related to a positive or negative pregnancy test result.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Azen Jukic
27 years experience Pathology
Cost: Ovarian cyst rupture should not cause positive pregnancy test.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
HCG: You will need a GYN evaluation and an HCG blood test as well as birth control unless you are planning a pregnancy. Get checked for PCOD.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not likely to be due: to cyst. An ovarian cyst can rarely be a cause of positive pregnancy test. If you had unprotected sex, you should assume that you are pregnant. For th ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Less sensitive: Hormone levels tend to be lower with ectopic pregnancies so the home test will not turn postive as quickly. Ovarian cysts will have no effect.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Geisler
26 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Pregnancy test: No. A physiologic or functional cyst produces Progesterone not bhcg the hormone that is tested in a pregnancy test.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Generally no,but....: There are a few ovarian tumors that cause false positive pregnancy tests, but there are a variety of other reasons for a persistent elevated pregnancy ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Still positive: An ectopic pregnancy still produces the human Chorionic Gonadotropin hormone, so the pregnancy test will still be positive. If you are concerned about ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Sadow
16 years experience Pathology
No: Ovarian cysts do not cause false negative results on a pregnancy test.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No.: An ovarian cyst is not a cause of false negative pregnancy tests. All tests have some amount of error in their accuracy, but an ovarian cyst is not a ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
It does not.: No.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Since the ovary is not the source of HCG, a ruptured ovarian cyst should not effect the HCG level.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
19 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Blood or urine pregnancy test is often performed in premenopausal women who have an ovarian cyst. Ovarian cysts are common during pregnancy, but ovari ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
No: No.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: You could be pregnant with a cyst; it's called a corpus luteum cyst and makes hormones for the early pregnancy. The cyst will not make the pregnancy ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: Actually, i don't know any studies here, but i can't imagine how it could. The cysts in the kidney aren't the follicles of the ovary & i can see how t ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Cyst: A single ovarian cyst should not affect you getting pregnant and should cause you no prblems
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dang
13 years experience Radiology
See below: A simple ruptured ovarian cyst can simulate pregnancy symptoms but does not affect the pregnancy test. Pregnancy can happen outside of the uterus; and ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
48 years experience Pathology
False Pregnancy Test: In general, NO, but a ruptured corpus lutein cyst has been known to do so. Of course, it was possible that you were pregnant, and miscarried at an ex ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Positive pregnancy: Ovarian cyst is not going to cause positive pregnancy test. so you are most probably pregnant , follow up with your OBGYN for the continual care.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
28 years experience Radiology
Depends on the size: A small to moderate ovarian cyst should not appreciably affect the chances of getting pregnant. Cysts 3 cm or smaller are considered normal by some do ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Amols
16 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes, but rare: Only one type of cyst can cause a false pregnancy test. This is a tumor that can release hCG. It is very rare and is very unlikely causing your pregna ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: The only way for an ovarian cyst to do that would be it it was hormonally active and secreting lh hormones. That would be 1 in a million chance or les ... Read More

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