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Are there any antibiotic that affect pregnancy test?

Are there any antibiotic that affect pregnancy test?

No: Antibiotics are not know to affect the urine pregnancy test. If there is uncertainty, though, go in for a blood test to confirm. ...Read more

Dr. Melissa Gowans
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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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Should I take pregnancy test if having symptoms while on quasense but took antibiotics 4 times?

Should I take pregnancy test if having symptoms while on quasense but took antibiotics 4 times?

Not all antibiotics: impact effectiveness of oral contraceptives. But taking a pregnancy test will let you know for sure. ...Read more

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Can taking antibiotics mess up a pregnancy test result?

Can taking antibiotics mess up a pregnancy test result?

Not likely: Antibody based tests for HCG detection are specific enough to be not affected by antibiotics. If the results of urine test are inconclusive, you should see your doctor for a blood test. ...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. John Leander Po
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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more