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when cb digital pg tests take ages to come up with the result, does that mean, its trying to weigh up if theres enough hcg hormone in there, or if it can find any hcg and is desperatly searching

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carriedababi Sat 13-Aug-11 20:14:47

did one this am, was bfn, but took ages to show the result, and i wondered what that ment?

the egg timer was flashing for ages

AnnieLobeseder Sat 13-Aug-11 20:19:16

I think that means it's definitely a negative, because the more hormone it finds, the faster the result comes up.

AnnieLobeseder Sat 13-Aug-11 20:21:39

It won't try to 'weigh' up the result, it will have programmed levels of hormones to return each result. I should think it's programmed that if it doesn't get enough hormone by a set time (the extra long time is takes with with a negative), then to return a negative result.

carriedababi Sat 13-Aug-11 20:27:24

oh i see, thanks annie

no hope in hell then.

AnnieLobeseder Sat 13-Aug-11 20:30:17

Probably not, sorry. But I am just guessing, so could of course be talking out my arse! grin

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