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Does birth control affect pregnancy test?

The hormones in your birth control pills won’t affect a pregnancy test’s outcome. However, some birth control pills affect the lining of your uterus. The hormones in birth control pills thin the lining. This makes it difficult for a fertilized egg to attach.

Can birth control mess with a pregnancy test? No, birth control cannot interfere with the results of a pregnancy test. Birth control pills, Depo Provera (the shot), implants, some IUDs, and the morning after pill contain hormones. These hormones are forms of estrogen or progesterone or both. Many women are concerned that birth control could cause a false result on a pregnancy test.

Is there a chance of getting pregnant while taking birth control? Your odds of getting pregnant while on birth control depends on the type of birth control that you are using, as well as how you are using that birth control. Assuming that you are taking your birth control exactly as prescribed for you, you will only have a one in 1000 chance of getting pregnant, or a 0.1 percent chance.

Will birth control pills affect pregnancy test results? The hormones in your birth control pills won’t affect a pregnancy test’s outcome. However, some birth control pills affect the lining of your uterus. The hormones in birth control pills thin the lining. This makes it difficult for a fertilized egg to attach.

Does birth control stop you from getting pregnant? The birth control pill prevents pregnancy by preventing ovulation because without ovulating, you cannot get pregnant. So if you are on the birth control pill, the first step in trying to get pregnant is to stop taking the pill.