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Can Mirena Cause A False Negative On A Home Pregnancy Test
No: No, Mirena (levonorgestrel) does not release or inhibit the homone HCG which is what pregnancy tests measure. If it is positive, you are pregnant and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) needs to be removed. If it is negative but you think you maybe pregnant, wait a few day and recheck. Obviously you can't wait for a period - those are usually supressed with mirena (levonorgestrel). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
It is past time for my mirena (levonorgestrel) to be removed and I have been having all the pregnancy symptoms. Can mirena (levonorgestrel) cause false negative for home pregnancy test?
No, unlikely: Today's home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, vaginal spotting, or medications. A test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (or when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a negative result may be due to testing too early, such as less than 2 weeks after conception. ...Read more
Ive taken 2 home pregnancy test both show negative. Ive had mirena (levonorgestrel) almost 3 years and am a month late. What could be happening?
On Mirena (levonorgestrel) since 10/17/13 no periods or spotting since then.minor brown discharge past 2days.negative home pregnancy test 2wks ago.can I be pregnant?
Not really: A functioning kidney transplant will not cause a false negative pregnancy test. However, women in renal failure may have elevated HCG levels, and dialysis does not fully clear them from the blood. In addition, renal failure elevationsof fsh and lh can also cross react with hcg. ...Read more
On Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD, would that cause a false negative pregnancy test at home? Heat flashes tender breasts mood swings brown spotting weight gain.
Yes: Yes, the most common cause is by not following the directions carefully. ...Read more
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