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I've been taking a hCG drop that claims to be hormone free, but it tested positive on a pregnancy test. Can i get a false positive from taking these?

I've been taking a hCG drop that claims to be hormone free, but it tested positive on a pregnancy test. Can i get a false positive from taking these?

No: Hcg is a hormone so if your is hormone free then you are not taking hcg. Hcg would be destroyed by the acid in your stomach anyway. Congratulations! you are most likely pregnant. ...Read more

Dr. James Dukelow
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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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Is hCG hormone only happen when pregnancy occur?

Is hCG hormone only happen when pregnancy occur?

No: Hcg can be elevated due to tumors in the uterus (molar pregnancy) and even in testicular tumors in men. ...Read more

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Can hCG hormone levels double even if it's not a viable pregnancy?

Can hCG hormone levels double even if it's not a viable pregnancy?

Probably not: This is not usually the case, but anything is possible in medicine and especially pregnancy. Managing and evaluating early pregnancy for normalcy can be challenging and requires reevaluation until viability or nonviability is confirmed. ...Read more

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Help please? How many days hCG hormone present in woman urine after gettting pregnancy?

Help please? How many days hCG hormone present in woman urine after gettting pregnancy?

Postpartum: Hcg is made by the placenta and will be in your blood and urine until after a miscarriage or you have the baby. It often takes a couple weeks after the pregnancy is done for the HCG to get out of your system completely. ...Read more

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Can you have pregnancy hormones (hcg) if you're not pregnant?

Can you have pregnancy hormones (hcg) if you're not pregnant?

Not usually but: If u had a certain type of ovarian tumor- that can produce HCG and if u are on the HCG diet then you would and u can have low levels with an abnormal pregnancy like an early missed ab or ectopic. ...Read more

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If I take Hcg hormones would it cause a false positive pregnancy teSt?

If I take Hcg hormones would it cause a false positive pregnancy teSt?

Not if by mouth: If you take HCG by mouth it will not cause a false positive pregnancy test and nor will it do you any good in any other way. ...Read more

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How accurate are HCG pregnancy hormone blood tests at what would be 15 weeks?

How accurate are HCG pregnancy hormone  blood tests at what would be 15 weeks?

Accuracy in what way: At 15 weeks any pregnancy test would show positive if you were pregnant. The quantitative number, however, would not be very precise about just how pregnant you are. An ultrasound would be better for dating. ...Read more

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A friend of mine claims Paragard IUDs can cause positive pregnancy tests, by producing the hCG hormone. This is completely false, right?

A friend of mine claims Paragard IUDs can cause positive pregnancy tests, by producing the hCG hormone. This is completely false, right?

Wrong: Paragard IUDs do not cause + pregnancy tests, so if somebody does have a positive pregnancy test with a Paragard IUD in place, this should be evaluated further to determine if the pregnancy is in the uterus or outside the uterus (ectopic pregnancy) ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Hormone (Definition)

A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more