Can an ovarian cyst cause a false positive pregnancy test?

No. Blood or urine pregnancy test is often performed in premenopausal women who have an ovarian cyst. Ovarian cysts are common during pregnancy, but ovarian cysts are not known to cause a false-positive test. False-positive pregnancy tests are rare, with only a handful of possible causes.

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I had two positive pregnancy test this morning, I'm wondering why 2 weeks ago the hospital test were negative when I went in for ovarian cysts?

It takes time. It takes a few weeks after getting pregnant for the test to turn positive. Read more...
A pregnancy test. does not become positive at the time of conception, depending on the test, it could take 2 weeks to become positive. Read more...

Can an ovarian cyst cause a false negative in pregnancy test?

No. An ovarian cyst is not a cause of false negative pregnancy tests. All tests have some amount of error in their accuracy, but an ovarian cyst is not a cause of this. Read more...

I'm 17, took a pregnancy test, came out positive, not sure if its a false positive due to me having had an ovarian cyst, that may still be there?

Positive preg test. Pregnancy tests are actually quite accurate. Repeat the test and if it is positive you are probably pregnant. Ovarian cysts dont usually give positive. There are some rare cases that can cause a false posiive. Read more...

I'm just wondering, if you have an ovarian cyst will a pregnancy test be positive?

No. As a laboratory doctor i look at beta HCG and correlate them with ovaries ..Other than ovarian germ cell tumors; benign follicular cyst should not change the b/hcg and do it should caise a false positive pregnancy test. Read more...