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Could drinking alcohol affect the results of a pregnancy test?

Could drinking alcohol affect the results of a pregnancy test?

May: Alcohol is a diuretic and may dilute the urine enough to alter the results of a test. If you are planning to be pregnant, you should abstain from alcohol entirely. Alcohol intake during pregnancy is the commonest avoidable cause of mental retardation in the newborn. ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Seif
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Drinking alcohol can cause negative result in pregnancy test?

Drinking alcohol can cause negative result in pregnancy test?

No, it does not: Drinking alcohol will not affect the results of a pregnancy test. If you are pregnant, though, your drinking alcohol can affect your baby's development. ...Read more

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Can a pregnancy test still give you a right result after drinking alcohol?

Can a pregnancy test still give you a right result after drinking alcohol?

Blood test/No booze!: A blood test is accurate and is not likely to be affected by alcohol intake. However, if you could get pregnant, do not drink alcohol at all and see your doctor for taking pre-natal vitamins. Alcohol intake during pregnancy is the commonest preventable cause of mental retardation in a baby. ...Read more

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Is it possible that alcohol affect a pregnancy test?

Yes: Alcohol acts as a diuretic and may dilute the urine enough to produce a false negative test result. If you are thinking of getting pregnant, abstain from alcohol. Alcohol is the commonest preventable cause of mental retardation in a baby. ...Read more

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If i took a shot of alcohol before a pregnancy test would it mess it up?

If i took a shot of alcohol before a pregnancy test would it mess it up?

No, but a very bad: Thing to do. If you think you are pregnant you should abstain from alcohol as it is a leading cause of preventable mental retardation. ...Read more

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What if i took a pregnancy test with alcohol in my system, will it still be accurate?

What if i took a pregnancy test with alcohol in my system, will it still be accurate?

Orthostatic : Hypotension. Gravity is causing blood to pool in lower extremities. Insufficient blood & oxygen are getting to the brain. Hydrate well and go slowly from lying to sitting to standing. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a pregnancy test be positive if i drink alcohol?

If you are pregnant: Drinking alcohol won't give you a false-positive pregnancy test. Do yourself a favor and don't drink if you might be pregnant, period. I hope you get the result that you want. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Sudler
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Pregnancy Test (Definition)

A pregnancy test measures a hormone called human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG). HCG is a hormone produced during pregnancy. It appears in the blood and urine of pregnant women as early as ...Read more