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Day 21 test needed, falls on a Saturday...again!!

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sparksthefirst Sun 05-Jul-15 18:42:05

Hi girls, as subject says I need a day 21 blood test but they keep falling on a sat/sun!! No where opens on a sat for blood testing round here. Do u think I should just go for it on day 20 instead? I know I should ask docs but am just thinking they'll say be patient. But I'm not and does it really make a difference? Typical 28/29 day cycle. Thanks xx

Frank85 Sun 05-Jul-15 19:25:57

With all the tests there is a buffer either side it cant be exact as Saturdays and Sundays happen !

sparksthefirst Sun 05-Jul-15 20:33:25

Indeed frank85! Think I'll just phone up and book on the Friday. According to ovulation sticks I'm ovulating ok...

scienceteachergeek Sun 05-Jul-15 23:55:55

When I was doing that I just lied and told them my day 21 was the Friday or Monday depending. I didn't want to waste a month so told a porky! It won't make much of a difference, it's just a few hours if you have the test at the right time of the day smile

Good luck xxx

flowerfairy1980 Mon 06-Jul-15 00:34:54

This happened to me too. I have a 26-28 day cycle, I just had the test on the Monday (day 23) The doctor knew this and said a couple of days either side is fine. Still a good indicator of ovulation or not. My result was 42 that indicated ovulation had occurred that month.

AttilaTheMeerkat Mon 06-Jul-15 14:27:41

TBH it is not going to make any real difference to the overall result if it is done on Monday.

Apart from the day 21 test you also should have a day 2 test done as well. This would tell you what your LH and FSH levels are like; these kickstart ovulation and if these are awry then ovulation can be affected.

Do not put too much store by ovulation predictor kits anyway; if periods are generally irregular in nature then these can give false positive results.

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