Pregnancy Test: Can Yeast Infection Affect the Results?

I took two pregnancy tests today and both came up positive. Could the yeast infection I discovered yesterday cause it to come up positive or can my husband and I start to celebrate!

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Yeast infections have not been known to cause positive pregnancy tests, so I suppose congratulations are in order. False positives are possible -- not as common as false negatives -- but you should see a provider right away just to be sure.

Remember to start a folic acid supplement and get on a super good diet right away.

Good luck, and I hope it's true.

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