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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.

Dr. Milroy Samuel
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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.

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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.

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I don't know that I'm pregnant my tooth ache so I take antibiotics and mefinamic then I take pregnancy test and it's red and pink color it is positive?

I don't know that I'm pregnant my tooth ache so I take antibiotics and mefinamic then I take pregnancy test and it's red and pink color it is positive?

Get it treated: Many patients are treated endodonticly in 1and2 trimesters. The dentist will confer w your obgyn and non harmful meds will be given along with treatment. Only rarely is the procedure contraindicated!

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I was antiobiots 2 weeks before I was due to come on my period, I never came on my period, I did a pregancy test which said no, can antibiocs do this??

I was antiobiots 2 weeks before I was due to come on my period, I never came on my period, I did a pregancy test which said no, can antibiocs do this??

Possibly: There have been studies (older now) that suggest for some there might be an effect like this, but it's not common. Also, it's just as possible that recovering from an infection can due this.

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What can affect a pregnancy test and make it inaccurate?

What can affect a pregnancy test and make it inaccurate?

User error: The directions must be carefully followed in order for the test to be accurate, reliable and valid.

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Is it possible that alcohol affect a pregnancy test?

Is it possible that alcohol affect a pregnancy test?

Yes: Alcohol acts as a diuretic and may dilute the urine enough to produce a false negative test result. If you are thinking of getting pregnant, abstain from alcohol. Alcohol is the commonest preventable cause of mental retardation in a baby.

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Can a UTI affect a pregnancy test?

Can a UTI affect a pregnancy test?

No: A UTI will not affect the results of a pregnancy test. The pregnancy test checks for the hormone HCG and a urinary tract infection would have no effect on whether or not your body is producing hcg.

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Can a UTI affect a pregnancy test?

Can a UTI affect a pregnancy test?

Pregnancy test: The pregnancy test is still accurate. It is not affected by infection in your urine because it tests for beta HCG, a hormone released by pregnancy, not an infection.

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Will adipex affect a pregnancy test?

Will adipex affect a pregnancy test?

Pregnancy test ok: Adipex will not affect the result of a pregnancy test. If you think that you are pregnant, or trying to become pregnant, you should stop all non essential meds and discuss your situation with your doctor.

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Please tell me can diet pills affect a pregnancy test?

Please tell me can diet pills affect a pregnancy test?

Not likely: But taking diet pills during pregnancy may affect the health of the fetus.

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Can anemia affect a pregnancy test?

Can anemia affect a pregnancy test?

No, it should not: Affect a standard urine pregnancy test, nor should it have any appreciable effect upon a serum beta- HCG test. Likewise, the predictive quality of either test for pregnancy is not affected by anemia. Good luck to you.

Dr. Stephen Sudler
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