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Ovulation sticks..any advice please?! :)

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Littlemisssugarplum88 Tue 18-Oct-16 19:02:36

Hi there,

Im just after a bit of friendly advice please smile

I'm CD 19 and I've just done an ovulation test and it had a very very faint positive line. It's the first one I've done this month as I've not had any until today. My cycles usually last 29-31 days.

We have DTD 3 times last week (I've been on night shifts so it hasn't been easy).

Anyway, my question is; do you think it's too late at CD 19 or could I still have a chance?!

Many thanks


physicskate Tue 18-Oct-16 19:50:12

You very easily could have already ovulated. Has your CM gone cloudy? That is generally a good sign when I've ovulated.

Most people generally have close to two weeks (13- 15) from when they ovulate to when AF starts. So it is likely (but not 100%) that you generally ov cd 15-17.

Littlemisssugarplum88 Tue 18-Oct-16 20:05:13

Thank you for your reply!

My cm disappeared a few days ago but I have had sharp pains in my right side today low down so I was just a little confused by it xx

MoonlightMojitos Tue 18-Oct-16 20:40:48

I would keep testing next few days just in case? You might have just missed it or it might be still building up, you never know this might be a fluke longer cycle with ov tomorrow or something? At least you'll know if negative tomorrow. Good luck! If you have already ovd you've got a good chance with 3 times in the last week smile

Littlemisssugarplum88 Tue 18-Oct-16 20:43:20

Ooh I really hope so!

Does the line go from faint to dark back to faint again?! Or does it disappear completely after it has shown a dark line?! Trying to get my head around these sticks hehe xx

physicskate Tue 18-Oct-16 21:39:53

A negative is anything less than both the lines being the same darkness. A negative can have a faint line because hormone levels vary, hydration levels vary ect...

So I get a two day build up, so line gets darker, but then the day after a positive (I generally get two days of positives) the line fades, either to lily-white or just a bit less dark than control.

Littlemisssugarplum88 Tue 18-Oct-16 22:20:11

I knew at some stage during my cycle the lines should appear dark for a positive; I just wasn't sure if it had already happened or if it was likely to happen within the next day or two. Day 19 is perhaps a little late for the lead up to a positive I suppose?! (My cycle last month was 33 days but it hasn't been that long previously)

MoonlightMojitos Wed 19-Oct-16 19:26:49

Just wondering how you got on? Did you do one again today?

Littlemisssugarplum88 Wed 19-Oct-16 20:56:53

I will do one when I get home from work shortly and let you know smile
We dtd cd 11,13 and 16 last week so I suppose we will just have to wait and see now xx

Littlemisssugarplum88 Wed 19-Oct-16 22:37:58

Just to let you know, I've done another test and the second line is almost impossible to see.
I'm guessing this means ovulation passed days ago xx

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