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A 30-year-old female asked:

So me & my husband have been trying for a while to get pregnant. ive taken 8 home tests & had one pee test done at the drs. all positive i had a few small cysts on my ovaries in march. can they cause a false positive?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Pregnant ?: Home (urine) pregnancy tests if positive are reliable, and ovarian cysts do not cause "false positives". To be certain about pregnancy, obtain a serum HCG test, and see your OB physician as soon as you can arrange an appointment.

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