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faint line on test?

(22 Posts)
HelenBackAgain Mon 29-Apr-13 14:15:44

Hi, so I did a test a couple of days before af was due and I thought I was going crazy and imagining a very faint line so I just thought it was a negative. I did a test this morning as I'm late (af due 28th april) and I'm getting a faint line. It's with those strips what you can pick up cheap so I'm a bit wary of them. :/ Anyway, here is the picture. I took a few shots of it in different lighting. On the stick it looks fainter than on the photos too. Would one of those strips be accurate so early?

beckie90 Mon 29-Apr-13 14:20:24

Defo posatives. Congrats xx

MissyMooandherBeaverofSteel Mon 29-Apr-13 14:21:37

Congratulations thanks

It looks like a definite positive to me. (there aren't quite enough photos to give a truely accurate answer though wink ) Get yourself out and get a clearblue (not a digital, they are crap) if you don't believe it.

Daffodill27 Mon 29-Apr-13 14:23:15

Congratulations! Definitely looks positive to me but I would go and get a clear blue test to make sure. smile

PanpiperAtTheGatesOfYawn Mon 29-Apr-13 14:23:17

A line is a line is a line, no matter how faint. My first positive was so faint you could only see it in direct sunlight, and I wasn't even late yet. That line is now 3.5 years old.

Congratulations! thanks

ShowOfHands Mon 29-Apr-13 14:25:48

There's nothing to be wary of (that's how expensive test folk make money out of you). Cheap tests are just that, cheap. They aren't crap or substandard. In fact they're often more sensitive than more e

ShowOfHands Mon 29-Apr-13 14:26:45

Oh fgs...

more sensitive than more expensive tests.

You're pregnant. Congratulations.

MustTidyUpMustTidyUp Mon 29-Apr-13 14:27:04

Positive! Congrats!

Alexandra6 Mon 29-Apr-13 14:31:18

Yay it looks positive! smile

ExhaustedMamasita Mon 29-Apr-13 14:43:56

Congratulations - defo positive. I did 5 pregnancy tests with the same stick you've used and the doctor confirmed the tests were accurate. She said these sticks are just as accurate as Clearblue just way cheaper!

worried90 Mon 29-Apr-13 14:57:46

That looks like my faint line. I got a clearblue and that came up strongly positive within seconds smile

fruitypie Mon 29-Apr-13 15:12:44

This happened to me....did a cheapo test the line took 15mins to come up but was very feint. Bought one of those first response ones the next day and both tests came through with clear positive lines!!! Sounds like you are!!

Alexandra6 Mon 29-Apr-13 15:26:38

I checked my faint positive with a clear blue digi and then you get a clear 'pregnant' so no confusion!

Applepiesky Mon 29-Apr-13 16:52:53

missymoo purely out of interest, why do you think the clear blue digital ones are rubbish?

EuroShaggleton Mon 29-Apr-13 16:55:13

They are clear positives, not even that faint! Congrats.

HelenBackAgain Mon 29-Apr-13 17:44:51

Thank you everyone!! I think I'm still I'm shock! lol. It all just happened so fast. I was expecting for it to take a good few months. I'm so excited ahhhh! :D

PanpiperAtTheGatesOfYawn Mon 29-Apr-13 17:47:15

grin have another thanks

KirstyoffEastenders Mon 29-Apr-13 17:48:23

They are very clear, congratulations smile

MissyMooandherBeaverofSteel Mon 29-Apr-13 18:00:34

Apple I used 6 with my last pregnancy (twas a shock one) 2 didn't work, the screen just came up with the timer and stuck like that, 2 were positive and 2 were negative. Speaking to quite a few people since then I would say about a third of them had the screen stick on the timer on at least one of the digital tests. They are very expensive and I'm too cheap for it to be so hit and miss grin .

Applepiesky Mon 29-Apr-13 18:12:01

missy ahh fair comment! I had two that were positive and one with the book thing showing! But my experience has been ok with them! Bit as previously mentioned, there's absolutely nothing wrong with the cheapy ones! First one I ever did was a cheapy from home bargains, 69p and it didn't let me down! Haha.

HelenBackAgain Thu 02-May-13 20:02:07

Well I did a clearblue to 'double check' today and yep definitely preg!! lol

Haven't really got any symptoms though apart from sore breasts.

SeriousStuff Thu 02-May-13 20:48:59

Congratulations!! Enjoy the lack of symptoms - I had sore breasts then at 6 weeks, had nausea that lasted 6 weeks!

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