Has anyone ever gotten a false reading on a HPT (not OPK)?

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Have you ever gotten a false reading on a HPT (not OPK)?

I got a false negative, and was pregnant :\
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I got a false positive, and I was not pregnant :(
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Every Test has always been correct!
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Has anyone ever gotten a false reading on a HPT (not OPK)?

Postby lmntwst213 » Thu Mar 27, 2008 1:07 pm

Wondering if anyone has ever gotten a false reading on a HPT. If yes, please stat if it was a false negative or a false postive and what kind of test it was!
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Postby Rachael26 » Thu Mar 27, 2008 1:11 pm

I tend to test too early (don't usually get pos HPTs till after 12dpo), so with both my DD and my chemical, I got some false negitives, but in reality I think it was just too early. And they were all different brands including dollar store, FRER...
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Postby imdesired » Thu Mar 27, 2008 1:40 pm

I've never gotten a false positive until last month. I mean, I've gotten "Evaps" or "do you see that line" sort of thing that's posted here a lot, but never like last month on dollar tree. I got a pretty pink line on new choice. Wide, pink and there. I know it wasn't a evap or even a chemical pregnancy, because AF was here on time, and I got negs on everything else ( I tried 4 other brands)

It stinks and it's cruel to us TTC. I honestly didn't think false positives happend very much at all and I'm sure they still don't, but needless to say, I wont be buying dollar tree again. In fact, in general I'm sick and tired of all the early testing and what if lines I do every single month.
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Postby wannagirl2 » Thu Mar 27, 2008 1:42 pm

I got 3 false +s with $store 'baby' tests last cycle.
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Postby Cacton1211 » Thu Mar 27, 2008 2:10 pm

i got a false positive, not evaps, on earlypregnancytest.comIC's last cycle and an EPT digi in Sept.
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Postby irishsweetie2003 » Thu Mar 27, 2008 2:53 pm

I've had false posatives on FRER, Answer, $$store, Equate,.....
False negatives on digital of all brands... They don't detect squat untill you're several days with an obvious BFP.....
Hope this helps... The only sure way to know is a beta.....
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Postby nauticaboo » Fri Mar 28, 2008 5:41 am

I got a false + on a CBE digi. That was in September of '06 though, so the tests are probably better.
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Postby QuiverfullMommy » Thu Aug 13, 2009 4:15 pm

I had a false + on Equate and Dollar test. :|
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Postby Miles » Thu Aug 13, 2009 4:18 pm

Never had false positives but I did get a neg on one of those First response digital. I had my answer get a nice dark line and that said NO.
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Postby socialite_baby » Thu Aug 13, 2009 8:00 pm

I had a false positive on an Equate last December. It was a very noticeable + and I even took a picture and showed it to friends that saw it clearly on my camera. I took a FRER the next morning and it was BFN.

DH and I both got false positives on the Target brand that's compared to FRER. I hadn't had any problems with them prior to the bad box... I kept getting faint lines so DH peed on one and was pregnant too.
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Postby Charlottes_Momma » Thu Aug 13, 2009 8:10 pm

I guess I'm lucky, all my tests have been correct.
:lol: when I first opened this I thought something weird was happening with the dates - but it's not this was just first posted a very long time ago!! :) Must have been bumped from a long way down the line ;)
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Postby AngLynn » Thu Aug 13, 2009 8:21 pm

Ive had 'lines' on $store (baby test) before.. sometimes several in a row over the span of a few days but never got an evap to where I said "OMG IM PREGNANT FOR SURE!!"
Ive gotten my hopes up a few times from the evaps though... only to get more negatives later and then AF :(
I got a pretty convincing $store line that I got super excited about and I got a digi that took 4 MINUTES to tell me "Not Pregnant" so that kinda sucked

Ive seen lots of ladies on here get SUPER convincing 'evaps' and they werent pregnant.. but you never know.. they could be having super early m/c's or something and still get AF on time

So Im not really sure what to vote...
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Postby ValU » Thu Aug 13, 2009 10:08 pm

FALSE POSITIVE THE BLUE DYE 2 LINE CVS, SAFEWAY, EQUATE 1. AND APPARENTLY IT SAID MY DH WAS PREGNANT TOO :x
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Postby Juno1 » Fri Aug 14, 2009 1:50 am

Ive had a lot of false + on Clear Blue HPT and two now on FRER. My last one was this cycle. Light but Pink thick and viable to me my Mum and DH but - ever since....I still haven't had my af yet it really late but all my tests are stark white. My AF is extremely irregular so I know Im not pregnant.
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Postby jgirl » Fri Aug 14, 2009 6:26 pm

i had a false negative on countless of tests and brands...this was 3 years ago. but it was an ectopic, so it showed really late...
then one night i had an extra one, a digi, and bam...bfp! it took like 8-9 weeks to happen.
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