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Can mirena (levonorgestrel) cause a false negative on a home pregnancy test?
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Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine
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In brief: No
No, Mirena (levonorgestrel) does not release or inhibit the homone HCG which is what pregnancy tests measure.
If it is positive, you are pregnant and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) needs to be removed. If it is negative but you think you maybe pregnant, wait a few day and recheck. Obviously you can't wait for a period - those are usually supressed with mirena (levonorgestrel).

In brief: No
No, Mirena (levonorgestrel) does not release or inhibit the homone HCG which is what pregnancy tests measure.
If it is positive, you are pregnant and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) needs to be removed. If it is negative but you think you maybe pregnant, wait a few day and recheck. Obviously you can't wait for a period - those are usually supressed with mirena (levonorgestrel).
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Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
Not that i've ever heard of.

In brief: No
Not that i've ever heard of.
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