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Did you ever get a strong line on your test?

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TestAdvicePlease Tue 20-Sep-16 07:42:06

Hello everyone. Long time lurker here. Posting to get some advice about faint lines on tests.

Today is CD37 for me so I am 8 days late. I "feel" pregnant - very sore boobs, dizzy, uncomfortable tummy. I got a very faint line (almost invisible) for the first time on Saturday, CD34.

This morning I have done two tests and this is the result. They are darker than the tests I did on the weekend, but surely by this point (20 days after ovulation) they should be darker? Or am I worrying unnecessarily?

Thank you for your advice.

Desmondo2016 Tue 20-Sep-16 09:51:25

Totally worrying unnecessarily! Congratulations on your pregnancy! I was about 7 weeks pregmant before I got a really dark one!

Desmondo2016 Tue 20-Sep-16 09:53:29

And I don't think those cheap tests ever get any darker than yours. Yours are what many would consider a dark line

twinkletoedelephant Tue 20-Sep-16 09:56:23

I only ever got feint lines......and it was twins.

The 'pregnant' 'not pregnant' only worked after 8 weeks

Scarydinosaurs Tue 20-Sep-16 09:56:49

I was the same worrying about it- but I had light lines at your stage. All was fine.

TestAdvicePlease Tue 20-Sep-16 10:18:37

Thank you all for your reassurance! Hopefully this is good news for me then.

Nikki2ol6 Tue 20-Sep-16 15:50:56

Are you certain you are 20dpo?

Niks2026 Tue 20-Sep-16 15:56:21

Then are definitely positive results!! Congratulations!

TestAdvicePlease Tue 20-Sep-16 16:23:21

Hi Nikki2oI6 I am fairly certain I am 20dpo today - but no concrete evidence to say so. Do you think perhaps I am less days than this and that's why the tests are fainter?

Niks2026 Tue 20-Sep-16 17:22:37

What makes you think you are 20dpo? Did you use opks? If you ovulated later then maybe that's why they are fainter. A positive line shows there is hcg in your body which means you are pregnant! smile

Niks2026 Tue 20-Sep-16 17:22:45

What makes you think you are 20dpo? Did you use opks? If you ovulated later then maybe that's why they are fainter. A positive line shows there is hcg in your body which means you are pregnant! smile

TestAdvicePlease Tue 20-Sep-16 17:39:02

Hi Niks2026. I used OPKs the two months before and ovulated day 17 both times. This month I didn't get anything showing up on the OPK sticks so I gave up testing about day 20. Now you have said that... maybe I ovulated late! Good thinking smile

Niks2026 Tue 20-Sep-16 19:31:15

smile they are definitely positive!! Congratulations.

Nikki2ol6 Tue 20-Sep-16 20:03:53

My lines were faint and I thought I was further along but a scan showed I wasn't. But even then I though my baby must have stopped growing because this would all mean I got my first positive 7dpo.... and it turns out I did!! I'm now 25 weeks. It's sooooo easy to get dates mixed up by a week or so

Shadowboy Tue 20-Sep-16 20:30:21

Mine was a dark as you could get (sainsburys) BUT I also took a clearblue test in the same day which said 3-5 weeks pregnant so I was VERY pregnant my that stage! I'm guessing if you are earlier into pregnancy the level of hormone in the body hasn't developed? Congratulations!

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