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can ovarian cysts give a false positive

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: The urine pregnancy tests rely in hormones created by the mass of cells that become the placenta & cord. Cysts nor PCOS have the ability to create ... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
32 years experience Family Medicine
Preg test: I assume you are referring to a positive pregnancy test. If 3 tests report positive results then you need to see a doctor and determine if you are pr ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
33 years experience Fertility Medicine
Probably: Depends on what the definition of "small abnormal cyst" is? But any follicle that's functional can trigger an lh surge to start the ovulation process ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience Family Medicine
Positive preg test: Pregnancy tests are actually quite accurate. Repeat the test and if it is positive you are probably pregnant. Ovarian cysts dont usually give positive ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
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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 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
It does not.: No.
A 28-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 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Pregnant: if you have 3 positive test you are pregnant. Politely I am skeptical about your previous cyst: many ovarian cysts can cause skipped periods, but only ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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No : After 5 consecutive positive pregnancy tests, it may be time to consult with an obstetrician for further evaluation of pregnancy.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Blood test: Get a blood test for HCG level. Pregnancy test result is either positive or negative, there is no such thing as lightly pregnant.
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