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Home pregnancy test positive but blood test negative. What is wrong?

Hallo, the home pregnancy test was positive but the blood test was negative. During the blood test I had high temperature and for 5 days before that I was drinking a cough syrup. Could the blood test be effected in any way?
Asked On : Sat, 22 Jan 2011
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Urine for pregnancy done at home have high false positive & negative values.always use good company card to test for pregnancy ,ideally be done by qualified 7 experienced lab technician.In my practice I am seeing lots of false positive urine for pregnancy test report & patient taking unnecessary treatment.I don`t think cough syrup effect the result.
Answered: Sat, 22 Jan 2011
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