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Doctor insights on: Clomid False Positive Pregnancy Test

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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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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After clomid on Cd 3/7 & pregnyl on Cd 14. Negative blood/HCG test on Cd 49. Now I'm on Cd 63, till now No period. I'm 32 days late now, Why negative result & no period? Is there is still chance to get positive pregnancy test after negative result?

After clomid on Cd 3/7 & pregnyl on Cd 14. Negative blood/HCG test on Cd 49. Now I'm on Cd 63, till now No period. I'm 32 days late now, Why negative result & no period? Is there is still chance to get positive pregnancy test after negative result?

Pregnancy unlikely: Home or clinic pregnancy tests are very accurate, but if done too early, a negative result may be due to testing too soon. A correctly done home urine test will give a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. A woman can repeat the test if she did the first test too early, such as less than two weeks after conception. ...Read more

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Can my hypothyroidism cause me to have a false positive pregnancy test result?

Can my hypothyroidism cause me to have a false positive pregnancy test result?

Not likely: Hypothyroidism is not expected to cause a false positive pregnancy test. If you have any concern, get a blood test for HCG level.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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Can ovarian cancer be caused by hormones like some breast cancers? I had a false-positive pregnancy test and have ovarian cancer.

Can ovarian cancer be caused by hormones like some breast cancers? I had a false-positive pregnancy test and have ovarian cancer.

Just the opposite: There are some ovarian cancers that manufacture estrogen hormones from their theca cells, and endometrial cancers are also caused by estrogen hormone excess growth. However, we do not know that hormones are the cause ovarian cancer. ...Read more

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Can clomid (clomiphene) cause false positives? Took it days 3-7, ovulated day 15. Did pregnancy test day 21 - negative. Did two today - positive. Am I pregnant?

Can clomid (clomiphene) cause false positives? Took it days 3-7, ovulated day 15. Did pregnancy test day 21 - negative. Did two today - positive. Am I pregnant?

Clomid (clomiphene): Should not cause a false positive pregnancy test. If you did the pregnancy test correctly then you should be pregnant. Take care. ...Read more

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I am taking Clomid, (clomiphene) I am 7 days late and my pregnancy test was négative. I always had a positive ovulation test, it was day 14. What could this mean?

I am taking Clomid, (clomiphene) I am 7 days late and my pregnancy test was négative. I always had a positive ovulation test, it was day 14. What could this mean?

Anovulation: If you do not have a period and have a negative pregnancy test then the most likely reason is that you just did not ovulate in this particular cycle. It would be appropriate to consider repeating the clomid (clomiphene) for a new cycle. Good luck. ...Read more

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My doctor put me on Clomid (clomiphene) Jan 28 to help me ovulate. Then my pregnancy test was positive Now I'm light bleeding and have mild cramps am I still preg?

My doctor put me on Clomid (clomiphene) Jan 28 to help me ovulate. Then my pregnancy test was positive Now I'm light bleeding and have mild cramps am I still preg?

Can't tell you that.: Some women can spot during first trimester & have a perfectly normal, healthy pregnancy. Sometimes it is harbinger of miscarriage. Be well. ...Read more

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I took medroxyprogester to start my period then once it started on day 3 I took clomiphene and on day 28 I took a pregnancy test and its positive am I really pregnant??

I took medroxyprogester to start my period then once it started on day 3 I took clomiphene and on day 28 I took a pregnancy test and its positive am I really pregnant??

HPT: The clomiphene will not cause a false positive on a home pregnancy test. As long as you read the test correctly it should be accurate. However, timing is very important - read the test at the time stated by the directions. ...Read more

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I may have ovulated my last pill of Clomid (clomiphene) was on the 7th 150mg when can I take a pregnancy test??? I'm on day day 14 cycle?

I may have ovulated my last pill of Clomid (clomiphene) was on the 7th 150mg when can I take a pregnancy test??? I'm on day day 14 cycle?

Patience: A pregnancy test can be positive about 10 days after conception. By the time your period is due, the test will be positive if you have conceived. About cycle day 28 or 30 should be about right for the test. ...Read more

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When should I do a pregnancy test if I used clomid (clomiphene)?

Missed menses: At time of missed menses or 14 days after ovulation of you are following ovulation predictor kits. ...Read more

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How accurate is a home pregnancy test after clomid (clomiphene)?

Accurate: They are just as accurate in medicated cycles as in natural cycles, the sensitivity always depends on the same thing: not taking the test too early. ...Read more

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Clomid (clomiphene) and pregnyl to trigger ovulation. How soon can you do a pregnancy test?

Clomid (clomiphene) and pregnyl to trigger ovulation. How soon can you do a pregnancy test?

After missed period: It is better to wait 4-5 days after a missed period to do home pregnancy test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions in the test kit carefully. You may get a blood test from your doctor, as soon as one day after a missed period. ...Read more

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I took my first cycle of 50mg Clomid (clomiphene) and I'm 22 days late on my cycle and 2 negative pregnancy test. Is this normal to be so late?

Not normal: Most likely, it is due to one or more functional cysts produced from your Clomid (clomiphene) use. Be patient, the cyst (s) will goes away. In the future, it is better to use Clomid (clomiphene) under physician's guidance, so the doctor can monitor your ovarian respond to Clomid (clomiphene) and better timing for your intercourse or IUI. To prevent the cyst formation, you may reduce your dosage in half (25 mg) of Clomid (clomiphene). ...Read more

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I took my second cycle of clomid (clomiphene) in the beginning of July. I still haven't got my period. Can I take a pregnancy test now?

Yes: Yes, it has been long enough now that if you conceived from that Clomid (clomiphene), (clomiphene) your pregnancy test would be positive. If it's negative however there is a chance that even with Clomid (clomiphene) you did not ovulate. In that case you would need a course of progesterone (i.e. Prometrium) to get your next menses so you can start again. ...Read more

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1st round of clomid (clomiphene), (clomiphene) OPT+ on CD20, CD21 blood confirmed ovulation, light AF on CD28. Wait to take pregnancy test, or start clomid (clomiphene) again (CD 3-7)?

Prescription: You can take a pregnancy test to confirm. It sounds like you did not get pregnant this month since your cycle came. You will need to check with the prescribing physician how to proceed with Clomid (clomiphene) the next month. ...Read more

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My doctor started me on clomid (clomiphene) without a period so I took it March17 til the 21 so when do I need to take a pregnancy test?

Call doctor: Starting CC without a period can be done under some circumstances, but can also be a mistake. Strongly recommend you call and ask the doctor what he wants you to do: you'd need to submit a lot of background about "why" and "when" you started to get a good answer here. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My regular cycle is 24 days, this cycle I took Clomid (clomiphene) from day 5 to 9, am in day 26 of my cycle, no period and pregnancy test begative?

Maybe early pregnant: It is possible that you are pregnant and it is too early for a home pregnancy test to be positive but, since clomid (clomiphene) is used for infertility due to a failure to ovulate, it is also possible that you just didn't ovulate this cycle so you haven't started yet. Follow up with your doctor to know which is the case. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm taking provera/clomid. Bought an ovulation kit; I ovulated wed. I had sex with pull-out method mon-wed. When can I take a pregnancy test?

I'm taking provera/clomid. Bought an ovulation kit; I ovulated wed. I had sex with pull-out method mon-wed. When can I take a pregnancy test?

Pregnancy test: A home urine pregnancy test won't turn positive until 10-14 days after conception. Using the 1st urine of the morning will concentrate the beta-HCG hormone in the urine. ...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


Dr. Victor Beshay
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Clomiphene (Definition)

Clomiphene is a women's ...Read more