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how can an ectopic pregnancy and ovarian cyst affect a home pregnancy test?

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Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Less sensitive: Hormone levels tend to be lower with ectopic pregnancies so the home test will not turn postive as quickly. Ovarian cysts will have no effect.
Answered on Apr 27, 2013

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