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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. Milroy Samuel
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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

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Fetal alcohol syndrome:would 2-4 drinks do harm before implantation? If i had a positive pregnancy test on 09/23, when would implantation take place?

Fetal alcohol syndrome:would 2-4 drinks do harm before implantation? If i had a positive pregnancy test on 09/23, when would implantation take place?

No: Only 1-2 drinks during the whole pregnancy probably won't harm the baby. The completely different answer would be if it take place every day. When implantation would take a place can't be answered from the information provided. ...Read more

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Im overweight, how does that effect the results of a pregnancy test, LMP was in july negative home test, been regular for years... Thank you.. ?

Im overweight, how does that effect the results of a pregnancy test, LMP was in july negative home test, been regular for years... Thank you.. ?

No effect: Your weight should not effect the accuracy of a urine home pregnancy test which measures HCG which is produced by cells within the placental tissues of the conception. A blood test for serum beta HCG can give a more exact measurement of the pregnancy hormone level and can be followed over time to ensure an early pregnancy appears to be progressing properly until an ultrasound can be perfomed. ...Read more

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If I don't have a week break on the pill will this affect the results of a pregnancy test if I did one just to make sure?

If I don't have a week break on the pill will this affect the results of a pregnancy test if I did one just to make sure?

No: Not taking the week break won't affect the results of a pregnancy test. And your pills will continue to protect you as long as you start a new pack of active pills. You may have some breakthrough bleeding doing this but you won't get pregnant. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can smoking weed or cigarettes affect the results of a pregnancy test. Ive had some symptoms but the test said negative and I'm a regular smoker?

Can smoking weed or cigarettes affect the results of a pregnancy test. Ive had some symptoms but the test said negative and I'm a regular smoker?

No effect: If you are in a position to get pregnant, or desire to get pregnant , now is a terrific time to stop smoking cigarettes which can affect your baby. If your weed habit is minimal that should pose no risk. Neither of these will alter a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Can the birth control shot affect the results of a pregnancy test?

Can the birth control shot affect the results of a pregnancy test?

No: Contraceptive injections do not increase the frequency of either false positive or false negative home pregnancy tests. ...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