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Forum Name: Obstetrics

Question: ectopic pregnancy


 sweets - Fri Jul 15, 2005 11:53 am

if i have a ectopic pregnancy would it show up on a urine pregnancy test?
 NICU_RN - Sat Jul 16, 2005 4:07 am

Hello Sweets.

For the most part, even with ectopic pregnancies, you would have a positive test result. Ectopic pregnancies are very dangerous, so if you think you are pregnant please make an appointment to be seen. Do you have a history of an ectopic pregnancy?
HCG is the hormone that is released in your urine and your blood when you are pregnant. Some pregnancy tests do have false negatives, so again, if you have any reason to suspect you are pregnant please see your healthcare provider. Especially if you have had an ectopic pregnancy in the past.
Good Luck and God Bless
NICU_RN

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