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A female asked:

Have the mirena (levonorgestrel) for about a year. two months of pregnancy symptoms. positive urine test negative blood. just got another pos urine 2 month later. why?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Technique: Blood test is more sensitive and specific than urine test. While doing home test, you need to ensure that you are following the instructions for the test carefully, including the time within which the result should be read. If you let the test stick sit around, it may look positive.

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