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False Positive Pregnancy Test 6 Months After Birth
What is the percentage of the depo shot for birth control failing, can the shot cause false positive pregnancy test?
DMPA: Failure on DMPA is 1 in 200, or about 0.5%. DMPA will never affect pregnancy test in any way. Good wishes. ...Read more
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
I have a positive pregnancy test but im bleeding. I stopped birth control about a day ago. Could the bleeding be caused by stopping the birth control?
No: If you have a positive pregnancy test and bleeding. Either you having implantation bleeding when embryo attaches to the uterine wall. Or your having a threatened miscarriage. You should see your gynecologist for further evaluation. He may want to order a quantitative bhcg, and an ultrasound. ...Read more
Got an abortion back in may been using birth control having regular periods wen to the doctor had a positive pregnancy test why is that?
Possibilities: There are a number of reasons that scenario could occur. One would be that the test gave a false positive. Another is that you are really pregnant (failure of your chosen birth control method). A trip back to the doctor for confirmation via testing or ultrasound may be warranted. ...Read more
Positive pregnancy test have regular periods on birth control had ultrasound done no sign on baby what does this mean?? Check hCG level was 200 now 65
The pregnancy test was probably a false result. It is highly unlikely you were pregnant on birth control pills in the first place!
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No missed periods on birth control positive pregnancy test did ultrasound no baby why positive test hCG level was 200 then drop 65 ?
No missed period was on birth control pills went to the doctor had a positive pregnancy test? Why positive pregnancy test
Pregnant: If you had a positive pregnancy test then you are pregnant. Schedule a visit to begin your prenatal care ...Read more
No missed period was on birth control pills went to the doctor had a positive pregnancy test. Why positive pregnancy test??
See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, birth control is not 100 effective, especially if you miss some pills. Blood test can be positive early. A remote explanation is the presence of an HCG producing tumor. It would be prudent to discuss the matter with your doctor. ...Read more
Did pregnancy test was faint positive I've had massive back pain,bleeding and cramping nauseas now few days later nothing am I pregnant or false alarm?
No: No.Get a more detailed answer ›
No, but...: Anything is possible in life, but 4 false positive tests is stretching it. To avoid more than one false positive, buy different brands of tests (in case there is a bad batch of tests out there). One should not do the tests on the same day, but 5-7 days apart, so that if a pregnancy has gone away, the later tests will be negative. Rare reasons include: http://www.Pregnancylab.Net/pituitary-hcg/. ...Read more
Progeterone pills: No they cannot give you a false positive test. ...Read more
Could i get a false positive pregnancy test 3 weeks after my early m/c I have particals in my urine ? So am i really pregnant again
Chances of a false positive pregnancy test?
I took a Plan B, I've taken 5 test total, 1st - , 2nd +, 3rd -, 4th - 5th - so 4 negative tests 1 pos.
Blood test : Get a blood Hcg level . That's the best test to confirm if you may be pregnant. ...Read more
PCO: The principal features are anovulation, resulting in irregular menstruation, ovulation-related infertility; excessive amounts or effects of androgenic (masculinizing) hormones, resulting in acne and facial hair, Insulin resistance, often associated with obesity, type 2 diabetes, and high cholesterol levels. It will not give you a positive pregnancy test. ...Read more
Yes : Certain tumors produce HCG and these will produce a false-positive pregnancy test even in a man. A chemical pregnancy (in which the conception is lost very early) might be considered a false-positive. I trust the specimen is not contaminated. Good luck; i hope that whatever comes next is what you want. ...Read more
No: medications/ drugs should not cause a false positive pregnancy test. ...Read more
What factors can contribute to a false positive pregnancy test? I'm not on any medication and an curious if my positive result might be incorrect.
Probably positive: It's probably positive. The test checks for the Beta subunit of HCG, and it doesn't cross react with other hormones. It sounds like you are pregnant. ...Read more
Blood test: Valerian root is not particularly known to cause false positive pregnancy tests. It is in the nature of any testing that tests turn up false positive. If the pregnancy test was a urine test, a blood test would be the next step, if a false positive test is suspected. Other than pregnancy, certain diseases can cause pregnancy test to turn up positive. ...Read more
Get blood test: If you have a positive result on a correctly done urine, test, it is prudent that you get a blood test for HCG level to confirm or rule out pregnancy. Unless proven otherwise, a positive urine test after a missed period should be considered as diagnostic of pregnancy. For the sake of your and your potential baby's health, you should seek medical care. ...Read more
WILL NOT AFFECT: No being intoxicated will not have any affect on pregnancy test. ...Read more
Please advise if it's less or more likely to get a false positive pregnancy test result while intoxicated?
No it will not.: Intoxication will not effect your pregnancy test. ...Read more
Can the nuva ring cause you to get a false positive pregnancy test? I just started my 2nd ring on june 5th.
No: It should not cause a positive pregnancy test. ...Read more
What can cause a false positive pregnancy test? Is it possible to not be far enough along for a blood test to detect pregnancy?
Tumor and yes:
Early menopause may raise serum betahcg levels enough to give a false positive, some tumors and molar pregnancy produce beta HCG and will give a positive test.
Yes, you may be too early in pregnancy to have a positive blood test. If you think you are pregnant, you may wish to repeat the tests in a week. ...Read more
I have had two positive pregnancy tests but the line is very faint. Is it correct or is it possible to have a false positive pregnancy test?
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