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Z Pack And False Pregnancy Results
I've been on Desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) 28 for almost a year. If I start Z Pack now after having sex w/o a condom on the 11th will that make pregnancy more likely?
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
No: No, it can't.Get a more detailed answer ›
Generally no, but....: There are a few ovarian tumors that cause false positive pregnancy tests, but there are a variety of other reasons for a persistent elevated pregnancy level. For example I have a patient who had head trauma 2 years ago and has not been sexually active since then, but always has a low positive pregnancy test level. ...Read more
No: Uti will not give false pregnancy test and you can have UTI even if your pregnant. ...Read more
My pregnancy test results are negative, but my period is a month overdue, my breasts are tender, and I've been cramping. Could I be having false pregnancy?
Preg test: Unlikely. See your doc to have blood drawn for a serum preg test. ...Read more
6 days late. Neg hpt at 5 days late. S&s of preg. Am I pregnant or having false pregnancy symptoms?
Phantom HCG: Besides the psychological disorder where women feel pregnant but they are not, there is also an interesting phenomenon where women test positive for pregnancy by blood, but are actually not pregnant. This is due to antibodies that give false positive blood tests. In these women urine pregnancy tests should remain negative. ...Read more
Pseudo pregnancy: If "false pregnancy" is the layman's term for pseudo pregnancy, than it means that a woman develops symptoms of pregnancy, while the pregnancy test is negative. These symptom can include morning sickness, nausea and vomiting, food intolerance, no menstrual period, weight gain, increased abdominal girth aso. ...Read more
It's called "pseudocyesis". See http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/false_pregnancy
very interesting condition. As you will read, it can also happen in animals; so it is obviously not just psychological! Fun question! ...Read more
False Pregnancy: This may be a false positive pregnancy test. If a blood test was used, try the urine test. Repeating the test at various dilutions can give clues. Ie, if you dilute the sample 50% the level should be 50%. If it does not drop, it means there is an interfering factor that gives false positive. Also, trying different labs & pretreating for other antibodies can be helpful. ...Read more
Yes, but rare:
Only one type of cyst can cause a false pregnancy test. This is a tumor that can release hCG. It is very rare and is very unlikely causing your pregnancy test to be positive.
If the false positive is blood related then this could be due to antibodies in your blood interfering with the test. If this is true then the urine test will be negative since the antibodies can't be urinated. ...Read more
Yes: It is possible for a woman to produce breast milk in the absence of pregnancy. This can be caused by stimulation of the nipples, certain medications, or medical conditions which raise the hormone level of prolactin. If you are producing breast milk and are not pregnant, it is important you see a doctor to determine what is causing your lactation. ...Read more
Pregnancy test: If you had a retrieval 2 - 3 weeks ago and the test is positive, the test isn't early and you are pregnant. Still, the pregnancy may not continue so your doctor may continue to monitor the levels to see if they are going up appropriately. Then, a sonogram will confirm the pregnancy. Still, you can miscarry so you should follow your doctor's instructions. ...Read more
Are there any tests somebody can run to check if it was a miscarriage or just a false pregnancy test?
Controversial: Pregnancy tests measure the level of HCG in urine or blood. So a woman using HCG to trigger ovulation may as do women using HCG for weight loss. Controversial are meds such as those used to treat epilepsy, parkinson's, some diuretics and some tranquilizers. If positive, see your doctor. ...Read more
Pregnancy: If your period is late, check a home prenancy test. That's the way to know whether you are pregnant or not. ...Read more
Depends: Bloated belly may be caused by many different conditions. Need to see physician. ...Read more
A little over a month agp, I've been having ovarian cyst/false pregnancy symptoms. What should I do?
Can you be 2 months pregnant with two false pregnancy test from the hospital around the time of conception and then 4 positive tests the next month?
A test may be negative if done too soon after conception.
Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about 2-3 weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. If the result is negative repeat the test in 4-5 days. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
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If "false pregnancy" is the layman's term for pseudo pregnancy, than it means that a woman develops symptoms of pregnancy, while the pregnancy test is negative. These symptom can include morning sickness, nausea and vomiting, food intolerance, no menstrual period, weight gain, ...Read more