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Will a pregnancy test be accurate if I have an iud?

Will a pregnancy test be accurate if I have an iud?

Yes: Pregnancy tests work by detecting a hormone that is only produced when you are pregnant. Having an iud should not effect the results of the test. ...Read more

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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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Is it possible for you to get an accurate reading from a home pregnancy test while on the iud?

Is it possible for you to get an accurate reading from a home pregnancy test while on the iud?

Iud and pregnancy : Home pregnancy tests are accurate but not the best. They can be the first useful tool in diagnosing early pregnancy before you get to your doctor. Iud's do not influence or interfere with results of home pregnancy test or any pregnancy test at all. ...Read more

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Received a pelvic X-ray after fall, next day I got a positive pregnancy test. I have an IUD, didn't even think pregnant. Could this be harmful?

Received a pelvic X-ray after fall, next day I got a positive pregnancy test. I have an IUD, didn't even think pregnant. Could this be harmful?

Nothing's perfect!: Either the pregnancy test is wrong and the IUD was really effective after all or the pregnancy test was right and the IUD was ineffective. Blood tests are the most boys aƧcurate. ...Read more

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I Have an iud birth control in, missed my period this month, blood in my urine pregnancy symptoms, Negative home Pregnancy test?

I Have an iud birth control in, missed my period this month, blood in my urine pregnancy symptoms, Negative home  Pregnancy test?

Must see a doctor.: Blood in the urine most of the time is due to kidney or bladder problems... i.e... urinary tract infection, stone...etc.. things that cause you to bleed. Missing your period while on IUD means you are pregnant or not can be confirmed by a pregnancy blood test. ...Read more

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What's happens if you take a pregnancy test that's positive and your on the paragard iud?

What's happens if you take a pregnancy test that's positive and your on the paragard iud?

OB: The iud will need to be removed, otherwise, it will interfere with the pregnancy and the consequences are unpredictable. ...Read more

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My IUD was removed a week ago and today I have a positive pregnancy test is this possible?

My IUD was removed a week ago and today I have a positive pregnancy test is this possible?

Not likely: You would have to have been pregnant before removal for you to have a positive urine test 1 week later. That is possible but not probable. Check again tomorrow and/or see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can an over-the-counter pregnancy test come out negative if you are pregnant but you have an IUD in?

No: The over the counter pregnancy tests are just as accurate whether you have an iud in or not. Chance of pregnancy is low if you have an iud. ...Read more

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I have taken pregnancy test one negative one faint positive what should I do I do have a IUD in place but can not feel it with my fingures?

I have taken pregnancy test one negative one faint positive what should I do I do have a IUD in place but can not feel it with my fingures?

See YOUR DOCTOR: Get an exam, a blood pg test and if test is positve discuss with your doctor what should be done. Ultasound, etc. ...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. Miguel Cano
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Intrauterine Device (Definition)

A small object that is inserted into your uterus ...Read more