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2 days missed period, one faint +ve (first response) and one -ve (Boots cheap)

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KirstyoffEastenders Sat 06-Apr-13 08:38:35

Plus I've got increasingly intense cramps, especially in my lower back. Could it mean I was briefly pregnant but it didn't make it? I've read that cramps are normal but the posts are all about 5 weeks onwards.

Wish I hadn't done the 2nd test, it was my first wee of the day (I did the first response one at lunchtime yesterday) so I was convinced it would be a clear +ve.

nomoreminibreaks Sat 06-Apr-13 08:45:07

As far as I know a positive is a positive but you can get false negatives. I had cramps that I thought were menstrual cramps before I took a test with DS. Congratulations!

bananananacoconuts Sat 06-Apr-13 08:49:33

each different brand of test requires different levels of hormones in the urine. maybe you don't have a high enough level for the boots one.

KirstyoffEastenders Sat 06-Apr-13 08:55:48

nomore thanks, that's very comforting.

banana shouldn't the levels be high now I'm 16 days post ovulation? That's why I'm worried, especially having done it first thing.

LadyMedea Sat 06-Apr-13 09:22:29

It can still take time to get a strong positive... It took nearly a week for me to get a very strong line.

Hang in there, only time will tell

HavingALittleFaithBaby Sat 06-Apr-13 11:36:22

The first response tests are very sensitive which might explain why you got a positive on that but not on a different brand. 16 dpo is relatively early and you never know, you know might have ovulated later than you thought (I ovulated earlier than I thought based on my scan!).
As it stands, you're pregnant. Chances are if you do another test today/tomorrow morning it'll show a darker line. The cramps are totally normal too!

RJM17 Sat 06-Apr-13 11:51:31

Try a clear blue one!! I had 3 positives and 2 negatives so was very confused!!
But I am now nearly 8 weeks and have seen the babies heartbeat!!
I was told by my doctor it is extremely rare to get a false positive but quite common to get a false negative especially early on.
I would say u are pregnant so congratulations!!! X

roofio87 Sat 06-Apr-13 12:21:24

I got a faint positive on a superdrug early response then a negative on a boots. I'm now 14 weeks so obviously not enough hcg for the boots test!!

KirstyoffEastenders Sun 07-Apr-13 09:30:46

Thanks everyone. I'm going to wait a few days and go to the docs. Free test and maybe they can tell me what I need to do now confused

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