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Tested positive yesterday, today no line

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cupcake78 Thu 18-Oct-12 06:24:44

What's going on? Yesterday I tested with a cheap test got a very very faint line, bought an Asda test get another very very faint line. This morning I have done another Asda one and got what looks like nothing?? Am I aren't I, should I go to my gp?

Period due today or tomorrow

HeinousHecate Thu 18-Oct-12 06:34:14

A false positive is far less likely than a false negative.

Could the first one have been an evaporation line and not a positive result? Or did you leave it too long before looking?

Go and get another test - a good one. And try again in a few days.

cupcake78 Thu 18-Oct-12 06:37:11

I got a friend to look at both of yesterday's. she agreed they were there, there pink so unlikely to be evaporation line. Each a different test, today it's not looking good sad

cupcake78 Thu 18-Oct-12 06:39:40

I know the answer to this but could a cold/sore throat affect it? I've developed one in the last day.

HeinousHecate Thu 18-Oct-12 06:48:23

I am not a doctor but I seriously doubt it. i don't think a cold or sore throat affects the level of hCG in your urine.

I've just googled "does a cold affect HCG levels" and I can't find anything.

cupcake78 Thu 18-Oct-12 06:53:03

I know it doesn't Its just so hard when I simply don't know, what it so much. Have loads of symptoms, feel like rubbish and don't know if I'm coming or going.

HeinousHecate Thu 18-Oct-12 06:56:10

give it a couple of day until you've actually missed your period and test again. A good one.

But if it's driving you nuts and you can't wait, go to the doctor. Tell them you had a + and then a - and you're fretting.

neontetra Thu 18-Oct-12 07:08:00

This happened to me, and resultant dc is now sleeping peacefully beside me, so don't despair. The tests can vary greatly in sensitivity. Did you use first morning urine for the negative one? This was my mistake. I'd get a really good one (clearblue?) and try first thing tomorrow. Good luck!

cupcake78 Thu 18-Oct-12 07:11:48

This is what's so confusing! First one with morning wee, faint confusing line, Yesterday's 2nd and best or most obvious test was done around 10am, I didn't think it would show anything.

Today's was with morning wee.

We still have the tests, I'm not imagining yesterday they was a line, today's is now showing a faint pink line but its an hr later.

It makes no sense.

Splatt34 Thu 18-Oct-12 07:21:53

Just waitca few days until you're late & test again. The HCG levels are rising so fast that at the moment the tests will struggle to pick them up. Most are 99% accurate from the day AFTER your missed period. you're not quite there yet. good luck.

Sneets Thu 18-Oct-12 07:22:12

Cupcake stop eating your money. Test are expensive. Wait a few more days until period doesn't arrive. HCG levels in early pregnancy double every 2 days, so you will get a true reading if you wait. smile

Marmiteisyummy Thu 18-Oct-12 07:52:06

I believe asda cheapies are 25iu sensitive. The advice above is right, you're best waiting a few days. I know I wouldn't be able to. Personally I'd test with fmu tomorrow with a FRER, which are just about the most sensitive test there is. Expensive but worth it. The problem with that is if it's a chemical pregnancy it'll keep your hopes up. The waiting is horrible.
It's not over til your period shows. Very best of luck.

cupcake78 Thu 18-Oct-12 08:20:22

I'm going to now relax and try to wait. I feel too ill to invest my valuable energy into sticks that don't work!

I'm so sure I am, I can't say why I am just so certain!

Northernlurkerisbehindyouboo Thu 18-Oct-12 08:23:09

Just WAIT! Wait a couple of days - no period - then you probably are pg and you can test with a decent test to be sure. Stop squinting at faint lines. That way madness lies.

cupcake78 Thu 18-Oct-12 09:26:02

I am practicing the art of waiting, I need the practice I'm crap at it. I'm going from sad to grin to envyto angry tohmmhmmconfused.

I would have a brew if I hadn't gone off tea and coffee....symptom no 15

glendathegoodwitch Thu 18-Oct-12 09:30:20

i had this too - 1st test v faint line, 2nd test nothing etc... ended up going to have a blood test as i was too stressed to wait and here i am 36 +5!!!!

good luck x

Sneets Thu 18-Oct-12 11:31:04

Cupcake78 ... Keep us posted...

cupcake78 Fri 19-Oct-12 06:58:15

Today it's a definite positive. Looks like part one is complete. Now just need to try and hold onto it wink

youarewinning Fri 19-Oct-12 07:04:21

awwww congratulations grin

Look after yourself.

Iheartpasties Fri 19-Oct-12 07:17:10

yey! congrats!!

zigwig Fri 19-Oct-12 08:08:47

Yay! Congratulations!

TerrorCottaPumpkinPie Fri 19-Oct-12 08:14:55

Congratulations! thanks

glendathegoodwitch Fri 19-Oct-12 11:19:31

Wooooo congratulations xx

HeinousHecate Fri 19-Oct-12 11:37:53

thanks HUGE congrats! xxx

Sneets Fri 19-Oct-12 15:09:41

Great stuff��
Worth the wait for you.

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