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Why do doctors check a bhcg (pregnancy) test if you've never had sex?

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Dr. Jerome Yaklic
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: They don't trust you

Believe it or not, for various reasons, patients are not always honest with their physicians.
So, sometimes when it it important to know for sure if someone could be pregnant, a physician will do a pregnancy test even when a patient claims to not be sexually active.

In brief: They don't trust you

Believe it or not, for various reasons, patients are not always honest with their physicians.
So, sometimes when it it important to know for sure if someone could be pregnant, a physician will do a pregnancy test even when a patient claims to not be sexually active.
Dr. Jerome Yaklic
Dr. Jerome Yaklic
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Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Pregnancy test

Unfortunately, some people may not tell the truth when it involves sex.
Medical evaluation will involve completely different differential diagnoses depending on whether a patient is pregnant or not. The pregnancy test is a very important, painless and cheap test.

In brief: Pregnancy test

Unfortunately, some people may not tell the truth when it involves sex.
Medical evaluation will involve completely different differential diagnoses depending on whether a patient is pregnant or not. The pregnancy test is a very important, painless and cheap test.
Dr. Henry Garcia
Dr. Henry Garcia
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