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Microgynon affecting pregnancy test results?

I have been on microgynon for 3 years now. About 6 months ago my periods became lighter and lighter and i have suddenly stopped having periods all together now. I have taken two pregnancy tests and they have both come back as negative, can i be sure that this is correct?
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replied April 22nd, 2010
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Monkey, The pill does not affect pregnancy test results. It measures a hormone hCG. It occurs in your body when you are pregnant and in some fertility treatments, not in birth control pills.

You should at least see your doctor to make sure something else is not wrong when your bleeding stops. What you got while taking the pill was not menstruation but withdrawal bleeding when you get to the inactive pills without hormones.

Take care!
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