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Can corpus luteum cysts cause false positive pregnancy tests or is only rare cysts and tumors that produce hcg?

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Dr. Roger Duvivier
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: NO to #1; YES to #2

No to question #1: a corpus luteum cyst produces mostly progesterone and would not "cause false positive pregnancy tests".
Yes to question #2: there are a few rare ovarian and liver tumors which produce hcg-like molecules which can cause false positive pregnancy tests.

In brief: NO to #1; YES to #2

No to question #1: a corpus luteum cyst produces mostly progesterone and would not "cause false positive pregnancy tests".
Yes to question #2: there are a few rare ovarian and liver tumors which produce hcg-like molecules which can cause false positive pregnancy tests.
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