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Can a functioal ovarian cyst cause a positive pregnancy result?

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Dr. John Geisler
Gynecologic Oncology 27 years experience
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 32-year-old female asked:

Can a functioal ovarian cysts give you a positive pregnancy result?

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Dr. Chevies Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
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 test positive, .
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Can ovarian cyst cause false negative pregnancy test results?

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Dr. Peter Sadow
Pathology 17 years experience
No: Ovarian cysts do not cause false negative results on a pregnancy test.

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