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Can a urine infection affect pregnancy test

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine 32 years experience
No: A urine infection does not change pregnancy test results. What does affect a pregnancy test? Fertility drugs or other medications that contain hcg, th... Read More
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Should not: Pregnancy tests invole measuring a hormone, HCG in the urine. Urinary level of HCG should not be affected by a urinary infection.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
4 tests enough: What I am not clear on is why you did 5 multiple pregnancy tests? Once you have a single positive test, and the symptoms of pregnancy i would assume ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
No: It will not. Take care.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
It should not: The yeast infection should not impact HCG which is tested during pregnancy test.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Pregnancy test: Highly unlike that any form of infection will influence the results of a pregnancy test measuring human chorionic gonadotropin.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mike Moore
Dr. Mike Mooreanswered
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Yes, but...: You can get positive, followed by negative for a few reasons, for example a failed pregnancy (one that did not implant well in the uterus) or pregnanc... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Infection should not: Affect the pregnancy test best of luck!
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Late period: Sometimes you just skip a period. It would not hurt to check a second pregnancy test. But if you are not pregnant then you period should resume soon. ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
No: It will not cause false positive or false negative test result.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
No: The pregnancy test measures increasing levels of human chorionic gonadotropin and should not be altered by the presence of a yeast infection.