Man Pees On A Pregnancy Test As A Joke – It Came Back Positive

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Once I read the article about the man who, as a joke, peed on a pregnancy test that an ex-girlfriend had, and it came back positive that HE WAS PREGNANT. Obviously the man could not possibly be pregnant, but he had to find out why he had gotten that result. I was compelled to do further research on it. By asking questions on Google the blood test results that had been abbreviated (such as beta HCG, and AFP), I found out the following:

1. Science fact: pregnancy tests detect beta human chorionic gonadotropin, which is not only a sign of a potential pregnancy but also, in some cases, testicular cancer.

2. The human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) test is done to check for the hormone hCG in blood or urine. Some hCG tests measure the exact amount and some just check to see if the hormone is present. HCG is made by the placenta during pregnancy.

3. Rises in AFP (alpha feta protein) or HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) can also help doctors tell which type of testicular cancer it might be.

4. As with AFP, elevated levels of HCG suggests non-seminoma testicular cancer.

After finding out these terms, I went back and re-read the article.

The man decided to take it to Reddit , where he posted the picture of the test stick showing the two lines denoting a positive result. Someone saw it and advised the man to go to his doctor and be checked for testicular cancer. Even though things like this are usually scams, or funny pranks, someone with some medical knowledge knew that this was possibly very serious and not a joke.

The man took the other person’s advice and went to his doctor. The doctor checked him out and much to the doctor’s surprise as well as the man’s surprise, the man did indeed have testicular cancer. The man was fortunate to have caught it in the early stages where it was very treatable.

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I have thought about this article since I first posted it and have decided that I need to add a few statements to it. First, I have no medical training and am not qualified to make a decision about any of the information set forth here. My only objective was to convey what I had read and found out on to you, my readers.

As the article points out, the fact that the man was able to find out that he had testicular cancer was an indirect result of a joke. The positive test result caused the man to consult his physician, have further tests done and find out that he had the cancer.

Most important for my readers to understand is that just because the pregnancy test result was positive does not automatically mean that the man had testicular cancer. Some men just naturally have a high testosterone level that may result in a positive result on the pregnancy test.

By the same token, if a man pees on a pregnancy test strip and gets a negative result, that does not necessarily mean that he does not have testicular cancer either. Every test known to man, can at times have false positive results or false negative results.

If at any time a man suspects that he may have testicular cancer, by all means he needs to check with his doctor for diagnostic testing to be done, to either confirm or negate the diagnosis of cancer.

Please, always seek medical attention if you think there may be a possibility of any type of cancer or any other disease. It is always better to be safe than sorry.