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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello?
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can I help you?
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
User :   I need to know if the depo shot whill interfer with a home pregnancy test.
User :   And if so how could I get a accurate testing.
Doctor :   how long back was it taken?
User :   It runs out the 16th of december
Doctor :   it can result in HPT showing false positive results if taken within 1 weeks time of testing
Doctor :   when was your last menstrual periods?
User :   I don't know
User :   How likely is a false positive?
User :   Now that it runs out in nearly two weeks.
Doctor :   it is in about 1 in 100
Doctor :   it is accurate
Doctor :   get a blood HCG level test done
Doctor :   and can test for pregnancy as early as 11 days post conception
User :   the doctor I see is booked until next friday
User :   so a home pregnancy test is reliable in some sense but to be sure get a doctor to test me?
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