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can the implanon give a negative hpt result?

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hi i have had the implanon in for 1 year n 5months and im starting to get pregnancy symptoms i have had the implanon in 2 times before and i never fell pregnant but now i feel the same symptoms i had with my last baby i have done 2 pregnancy test and they both where negative can the implanon give u a negative result if you are and if you do fall pregnant with the implanon are all pregnancy tubal pregnancy's can someone please help me


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replied June 14th, 2011
Birth Control Answer A24052
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
Implanon or any hormonal birth control methods do not generally affect the pregnancy test results. If you are experiencing symptoms suggestive of pregnancy, do not ignore your symptoms. If you suspect to be pregnant, visit your doctor/gynecologist for further examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). Urine pregnancy test kits are calibrated ones, so unless the hormone levels in urine reach a certain level, they do not show positive results. They can also show false negative results. Blood/serum HCG level estimation is accurate. An ultrasound scan done will help to rule out chances of ectopic pregnancy.
Take care.



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