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false pregnancy result

I am using the depo injection. i have pregnancy symptoms. I tried taking home tests at several times, but the result is always negative. can the injection influence my result?
Asked On : Wed, 17 Mar 2010
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  Anonymous's Response

Injection does affect the pregnancy itself. So even the results are not out of it. Go for a serum hcg test as it is more sensitive rather than a urine pregnancy test.

Answered: Sat, 3 Apr 2010
General & Family Physician Dr. Radhika Thyagaraju's  Response
If you are having doubts along with the pregnancy test you can get a untrasound of the abdomen and pelvis. This will rule out pregnancy if there is not any. It wil also rule out abberant sites of implantation if any. I would advise you to consult a gynecologist in this regard as some times depo can cause less bleeding, spotting etc. I hope i have answered your query. Take care
Answered: Tue, 29 Nov 2011
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