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Will progesterone suppositories affect a pregnancy test?

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Hedgehead Fri 04-Apr-14 16:17:58

currently 5 weeks preg. Had a MMC before, so gynae has given me progesterone suppositories for peace of mind.

I am doing the obsessive thing where you watch the clear blue digital go up from 2-3 weeks to 3+ and wondered if the progesterone would effect that result?

Sorry if I am being really dumb about the chemistry of pregnancy and progesterone is nothing to do with pregnancy results...

Manda472 Fri 04-Apr-14 16:21:22

No they won't as the test only picks up the hcg hormone.
Congratulations thanksthanks

Hedgehead Fri 04-Apr-14 16:28:37

thank you!

18yearsoftrying Fri 04-Apr-14 17:49:22

Had this chat with my specialist just at the start of this week. You won't get a false reading with the prog pessaries but the downside is you do get symptoms of pregnancy such as sore boobs.

Manda is right - it only picks up level of HCG.


Ruralninja Fri 04-Apr-14 17:57:31

just to add be careful with the clearblue tests, I got a false negative after a certain hcg level with my pregnancy - caused so much heartache thinking it had gone wrong when it hadn't. Progesterone can't interfere with any tests tho.

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