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can you have a tb test while pregnant

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Safe: CDC website says it's safe during pregnancy!

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
46 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
TB test: A TB test is safe to have during pregnancy. It's important to know if you have tb, since you are bringing a new life into the world. You want to prote ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: It is fine to have a TB tine test while pregnant.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
36 years experience Pediatrics
I would wait: You should be done in 6-12months with your inh, and it would be prudent to wait if possible. If you are already pregnant on inh , the risk of affect ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No: If you are pregnant, your pregnancy test will be positive regardless of if you had pcos or not.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Asha Kamnani
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not Related: You can be pregnant and have a kidney infection at the same time. But to have a false positive pregnancy test because of a kidney infection is unknown ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Not pregnant: Not usually. Viable pregnancy stops vaginal bleeding.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
Pregnancy: Not likely. Make sure you see a doctor. However, yes there cases where the HCG level (pregnancy hormone) is elevated when you are not pregnant.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Period: Unlikely! If you are still having a period or vaginal bleeding from another cause you need to quickly see your Obstetrician.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
28 years experience Pathology
No.: Tests for infectious mononucleosis will not tell you if you have hiv. You must have a test specifically for HIV to know if you have hiv.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes.: Infertility has many causes and ovulation is just one of them. You could still ovulate and your infertility could be caused by a man's sperm issue or ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: They can become positive as soon as 72 hours prior to the onset of your expected period. If it's negative, repeat in 1 week.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Escobar
8 years experience Family Medicine
Not likely: Myelograms usually isolate their electrical currents within the muscle being tested, so it is unlikely that a myelogram would cause a miscarriage.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
No: A basic urinalysis for a UTI will not show if you are pregnant. you would need to run a separate Urine pregnancy test. Sometimes, a Dr. may do this t ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Lightfoot
57 years experience Pathology
See below: Yes.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
26 years experience Family Medicine
.see GYN: Home pregnancy test is QUALITATIVE ( detects pregnancy) but not what stage( QUANTITATIVE test). If you were pregnant and now miscarried.. hCG level ma ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Lupus and pregnancy: Lupus will not cause bleeding during pregnancy.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Mull
29 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes, you can check, but urine pregnancy test may not be quite reliable because blood may alter the test and the level of hormone sometimes may be too ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: This phenomena is quite common in early ectopic pregnancies measured by home pregnancy tests. The HCG levels are not high enough to trigger the thresh ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carline Louis-Jacques
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Period v miscarriage: You are either having your period or you are at risk for miscarriage but not both at the same time. Hard to tell if you lost the pregnancy within days ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Yes.: Ultrasound will only start showing evidence of pregnancy after 5 weeks - or at least a week after a positive pregnancy test. Take folic acid 1 mg oral ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Are you asking?: I'm not 100% certain I understand what you re asking, but: only a pregnancy test can find if you are pregnant, so no other test will tell you that.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Neg test = not preg: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The ... Read More

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