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Harrison, NJ
A 29-year-old female asked:

A friend of mine claims paragard iuds can cause positive pregnancy tests, by producing the hcg hormone. this is completely false, right?

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Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
Obstetrics & Gynecology 36 years experience
Wrong: Paragard IUDs do not cause + pregnancy tests, so if somebody does have a positive pregnancy test with a Paragard IUD in place, this should be evaluated further to determine if the pregnancy is in the uterus or outside the uterus (ectopic pregnancy)
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