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Is there anyway hashimotos thyroiditis or hypothyroidism could cause a false negative pregnancy test?

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Dr. Kitturah Schomberg-Klaiss
Family Medicine 30 years experience
No: Pregnancy tests look for a hormone called human chorionic gonadotropin, or hcg. It is made by the placenta, and levels should not be affected by anything going on in the thyroid.
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