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Birth control patch and pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   well can a birth control patch affect a pregnancy test if i have not worn the patch for two weeks??
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   you need to wear continously
User :   i wear one a week then take it off for my period
User :   however i lost it in the shower once and now im sure im pregnant. i went to a doc in town and got a blood test. can it affect the blood test?
Doctor :   what blood test you underwent
User :   the blood test for pregnancy. they do a urine and a blood test because the urine test isnt always accurate.
Doctor :   ok

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