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Question about mirena

Okay i was told that since i have mirena if i took a pregnancy test and i was pregnant it prolly wouldnt show up on it. Does the mirena hormones alter the test results???

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:38 PM on Oct. 18, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • I've never heard of that before. There's no reason why it would affect pregnancy hormones.
    Ginger0104

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 2:40 PM on Oct. 18, 2009

  • I was on the Mirena and whoever told you that is wrong. I got preg on it and it showed up positive on a test. I went into the dr and they took a blood test and indeed I was preg. I ended up miscarrying a week later because it was still in.
    Tarabon

    Answer by Tarabon at 6:54 PM on Oct. 18, 2009

  • I've never heard that. The test measures HCG in the blood, and Mirena won't affect the levels. It has different hormones in it.
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 4:33 AM on Oct. 19, 2009

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