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false positive?

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rimmer08 Sat 27-Aug-11 14:13:35

hi , took a pregancy test today- BFP!!!!!! took one yesterday and it was negative. how likely is it to be a false positive?

IslaValargeone Sat 27-Aug-11 14:15:47

You can't get a false positive, so Congraulations! grin

greenzebra Sat 27-Aug-11 14:16:00

if its a BFP its a BFP, dont really get false positives unless its a chemical pregnancy so test tomorrow to see if the line is fainter.
Pregnancy hormone doubles or triples each day or something like that so

IslaValargeone Sat 27-Aug-11 14:16:30

obviously there should have been a 't' in there.

rimmer08 Sat 27-Aug-11 14:16:38

yayyy smile thanks i didnt think so but this will be my first and am the youngest in my family so have no experience of this.

havealittlefaithbaby Sat 27-Aug-11 15:16:04

When is/was your period due?

rimmer08 Sun 28-Aug-11 00:04:29

Supposedly Thursday , came off pill about a month ago after being on it since 16 ( am now 32) went on holiday for two weeks. Had a period,2 and a half weeks later had another one; don't really know my cycle as haven't had a proper period for 16 years !

havealittlefaithbaby Sun 28-Aug-11 10:13:16

Sounds like the first bleed was withdrawal. Chemical pregnancy occurs when you test on the early side and then get af anyway (bean doesn't stick) but often a bit late. So I'd say you're likely upduffed smile Have you retested?

rimmer08 Mon 29-Aug-11 08:14:09

Not retested yet am going to today or tomorrow smile thanks for the info, it makes sense

rimmer08 Tue 30-Aug-11 16:28:05

update retested today - BFP!!!!!

Pipbin Tue 30-Aug-11 16:41:33

Hurrah for you Rimmer!


havealittlefaithbaby Tue 30-Aug-11 16:42:16

I'm going to go out on a limb and congratulations, you're up the duff!! grin

rimmer08 Tue 30-Aug-11 16:44:57

thanks pipbin and havealittlefaithbaby smile am so excited and nervous ; next trick is to keep my trap shut ;)

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