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Can a man test positive on a pregnancy test?

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The test is not specifically a test for pregnancy. The test looks for the presence or absence of a hormone known as hCG, or human Chorionic Gonaditropin, which ia always presemt during pregnancy. It can be produced under other circumstances as well. read more

As the title states, yes, a man can test positive if he pees on a pregnancy test. Although, you probably wouldn’t want too. What a pregnancy test looks for is the presence of elevated levels of the hormone beta human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG). There are certain types of testicular cancers that also release this hormone. read more

A blood test can detect hCG about 11 days after conception, and a urine test can detect it 12 to 14 days after conception, according to the American Pregnancy Association. A woman’s hCG level typically doubles every 72 hours through 8 to 11 weeks of pregnancy. read more