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Will a pregnancy test be accurate if I have an iud

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes...: The iud does not change the ability of the test to detect the pregnancy...The test detects a hormone your body makes during pregnancy--hcg--(human cho ... Read More
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Dr. Nicole Bressler
8 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: Pregnancy tests work by detecting a hormone that is only produced when you are pregnant. Having an iud should not effect the results of the test.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nonyelu Anyichie
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Iud and pregnancy : Home pregnancy tests are accurate but not the best. They can be the first useful tool in diagnosing early pregnancy before you get to your doctor. Iud ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derek Haas
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
2-3 weeks: If she has an IUD then you are already protected against pregnancy. IUDs have one of the lowest failure rates for any contraceptive. If you are stil ... Read More
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Just b4 period due: A pregnancy test is most accurate 3 days after a period is due, however, some tests are sensitive enough to make that determination 3 days prior to th ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: If you did the test correctly, you are not pregnant. If you have any doubt, get a blood test for HCG level. Wish you good health!
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Tests are accurate: If not sure whether pregnant or not, can retest in 1 week, and contact doctor if result is positive. Home urine pregnancy tests are very accurate and ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Nothing's perfect!: Either the pregnancy test is wrong and the IUD was really effective after all or the pregnancy test was right and the IUD was ineffective. Blood tests ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Gas: flatulence is an accumulation of stomach and intestinal gas- pregnancy is highly doubtful.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chi Nguyen
23 years experience Pediatrics
Must see a doctor.: Blood in the urine most of the time is due to kidney or bladder problems... i.e... urinary tract infection, stone...etc.. things that cause you to ble ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
OB: The iud will need to be removed, otherwise, it will interfere with the pregnancy and the consequences are unpredictable.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilson
12 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not likely: You would have to have been pregnant before removal for you to have a positive urine test 1 week later. That is possible but not probable. Check aga ... Read More

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