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Bellevue, NE
A 18-year-old female asked:

Could a recent ovarian cyst effect an at home early pregnancy test if taken before a missed period?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Timing of test: You should wait 4-5 days after a missed period before doing hpt. An ovarian cyst should not affect the results.
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Last updated Apr 15, 2013


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