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Flashing smiley opk but no positive!!

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OrangeSmartie90 Tue 13-Mar-18 20:12:13

Anyone else had this with clear blue flashing smiley - dual hormone test? I feel likes it's mocking me sad all I'm hoping is that my cycles are reverting back to really long ones like I had before I was on the pill (I have 'mild' PCOS) so there's a chance I will still ovulate. I am currently CD 23 and have got flashing smileys for the past 8 days 😩

TheImprobableGirl Tue 13-Mar-18 20:18:43

Probably no help but I had flashing smileys for 18 days in a row... then had no period for 3 months? I have been trying for 2 years and still nothing

TheImprobableGirl Tue 13-Mar-18 20:19:52

Sorry, just to add please don't have sympathy, I already have two dd's - so it is secondary (thirdary) infertitlity, but just to let you know that if you don't ovulate then you just won't get a static face.

Hope137 Tue 13-Mar-18 20:38:00

I had something similar! I used them for the first time this cycle and got 10 flashing smileys before I got a solid smiley (peak) on CD24. At that point I thought it had missed the LH surge or I just wasn't going to ovulate, so I was completely shocked when I got the peak reading.

I know it's really frustrating so sorry you're going through this too.

MrsO28 Wed 14-Mar-18 08:41:59

I started getting flashing smileys three days ago. Should I still test once a day as per the instructions or should I be doing more to see if I get a static smiley?
First month using clear blue, never got a proper positive on OPK IC.
Not sure what to do?

McTufty Wed 14-Mar-18 08:46:26

I had 8 flashing smileys the month I conceived!

You keep using them as normal every day up to day 10. If no static after day 10 it is recommended to stop using them that cycle. I don’t know how PCOS affects that advice sorry but hopefully you’ll get a static in next two days.

mrsO not a lot you can do, other than possibly use an internet cheapie mid afternoon as well in case you get a very short surge. Some people do. I know 2 people who conceived in a month they got no static so surge must have been and gone between testing.

Bobbiepin Wed 14-Mar-18 11:45:34

Got the flashy smiley and no solid smiley face the month I conceived. It can be done! Keep DTD. Good luck!

OrangeSmartie90 Wed 14-Mar-18 12:21:08

Thanks for replies ladies! Tested with a normal clear blue test - the pin know Ines and it was negative this morning.
I googled (never a good idea I know) but apparently once that opk test flashes with a smiley face it will keep flashing until you get a solid? It won't go back to a blank circle unless you don't use it for 48 hours? Anyone else heard this? I might have missed my LH surge then maybe? Grasping at straws here hmm

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