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Im overweight, how does that effect the results of a pregnancy test, LMP was in july negative home test, been regular for years... Thank you.. ?

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Dr. John Payne
Fertility Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No effect

Your weight should not effect the accuracy of a urine home pregnancy test which measures HCG which is produced by cells within the placental tissues of the conception.
A blood test for serum beta HCG can give a more exact measurement of the pregnancy hormone level and can be followed over time to ensure an early pregnancy appears to be progressing properly until an ultrasound can be perfomed.

In brief: No effect

Your weight should not effect the accuracy of a urine home pregnancy test which measures HCG which is produced by cells within the placental tissues of the conception.
A blood test for serum beta HCG can give a more exact measurement of the pregnancy hormone level and can be followed over time to ensure an early pregnancy appears to be progressing properly until an ultrasound can be perfomed.
Dr. John Payne
Dr. John Payne
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Dr. Joseph Pena
Fertility Medicine

In brief: See doctor

Weight does not affect results of a pregnancy test.
What is concerning is that if you haven't had a period in awhile (amenorrhea = no periods in 6 months or 3 cycles), it is important to seek an evaluation as to the cause of the amenorrhea.

In brief: See doctor

Weight does not affect results of a pregnancy test.
What is concerning is that if you haven't had a period in awhile (amenorrhea = no periods in 6 months or 3 cycles), it is important to seek an evaluation as to the cause of the amenorrhea.
Dr. Joseph Pena
Dr. Joseph Pena
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Dr. Joshua Klein
Fertility Medicine

In brief: Should not matter

Your weight should not affect whether a home pregnancy test is positive.
If you have always been regular but havent had a period for a few months, you should discuss possible explanations with your doctor. Good luck!

In brief: Should not matter

Your weight should not affect whether a home pregnancy test is positive.
If you have always been regular but havent had a period for a few months, you should discuss possible explanations with your doctor. Good luck!
Dr. Joshua Klein
Dr. Joshua Klein
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