Test confusion

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Test confusion

Postby Babymamaboys » Tue Oct 03, 2017 10:26 am

Hi all! DH and I have been TTC #3 for months now. This month I’m 3 days before missed period and I took a dollar store test last night around 1am due to insomnia and I figured why not. At first it looked like it was negative then within the 3 mins allotment time. A super faint line appeared. In the morning the line had disappeared. Any advice? Has this happened to anyone and it’s been a BFP? Will test again tomorrow to be sure.
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Re: Test confusion

Postby LeahsMom » Wed Oct 04, 2017 7:05 am


I'm not sure exactly which brand you used but we have the med-care cassette one in the dollar stores here. TBH, it happened to me before where a line appeared within the time limit and then faded off afterward. It was never a true positive.

However, everyone is different and perhaps our experience wasn't exactly the same. Maybe you can use a better brand to know for sure? Good luck! Hoping you get your BFP!
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(after 2.5 years of trying & first cycle using softcups)
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Beta #2 (15dpo) - 35
Beta #3 (17dpo) - 142.3
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Re: Test confusion

Postby Family starter » Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:03 am

I took an FRER at about 11dpo, got a faint bfp, was super excited, had my shower, looked again and it was gone... I tested again 2 days later and was faint bfp that didn't disappear and got darker every day. Could just be too early. Did you test again?
Me (30) DH (42)

:bfp: 28/09/2013
DS born 11/06/2014 40+6

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