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Pregnancy test is testing me!!!

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BehindBlueEyes26 Tue 04-Oct-16 11:47:11

Hi everyone, just hoped one of you would be able to help with this...
I've been feeling really off this week for various reasons; constantly needing to pee, tired, sensitive, had what feels like a mild UTI. This is really unusual for me and I'm on the pill but it's absolutely identical to how I felt before I found out I was pregnant a couple of years ago (I got pregnant whilst on the pill then too, unfortunately I lost the baby though sad ). It's been rattling around my head for a few days but I still have 6 days to go before my period is supposed to be due, or when I'd normally have my bleed for my pill at least... I'm not the most patient, so I bought one of those first response early tests. I've attached a picture of what came back and, if possible, I'm even more confused. I've seen plenty of examples online of a faint positive line (which I think I have here) but the control line is also super faint too. So frustrating as I just don't know what to think! Does that means it's a dud? Anyone have any experience on this or thoughts? Thank you!

smellsofelderberries Tue 04-Oct-16 11:51:09

I can see two lines, so it's either a positive test or you could be far enough along that your hormone levels are really high and it's screwing up the test. If it's 6 days until your period is due then I would say the former (unless there was anything weird about your last period?), but I would go and get another test anyway.

BehindBlueEyes26 Tue 04-Oct-16 11:56:08

Thank you! There was nothing unusual that I noticed with my last period, so I'm guessing it is really early... I'll try another one but I'm really confused about that control line being faint too. I could understand the actual test line being faint at this stage but the control line too is worrying me hmm

Afreshstartplease Tue 04-Oct-16 11:57:53

I see two lines, try another test

thatsnotmybear Tue 04-Oct-16 11:58:00

It looks like a faint positive, perhaps you didn't pee on it enough to give a bolder control line? You don't need FMU with a FRER so maybe take another test when you've held your wee for a few hours?

AnneLovesGilbert Tue 04-Oct-16 12:00:11

Also seeing two lines OP so definitely do another test first time tomorrow if you can.

MuffyTheUmpireSlayer Tue 04-Oct-16 12:01:36

I see two lines too. Definitely do another test.

BehindBlueEyes26 Tue 04-Oct-16 12:39:10

Thank you everyone! I've bought two more tests, so I may wait a few hours to try one more, and then leave the other one for tomorrow first thing in the morning. I guess I just have to wait and see... Even if it isn't exactly what was planned (I'm getting married next year!), I would be absolutely thrilled if it really is a positive! smile

AnneLovesGilbert Tue 04-Oct-16 12:55:27

Keep us posted and really good luck it's a confirmed BFP!

BehindBlueEyes26 Tue 04-Oct-16 13:43:29

Took another test and control line is clear but not positive sad I know it's still early (and I know mid afternoon isn't as good as first time in the morning anyway) so I'll try again tomorrow, but I feel really disappointed. Not even like I was trying, really stupid that I feel so sad about it...

AnneLovesGilbert Tue 04-Oct-16 14:25:26

It's not at all stupid! Be kind to yourself OP. If af isn't due for another 6 days and your symptoms persist try another test in 5 days and see then. flowers

And whatever happens, you've got your wedding to focus on which is very exciting!

BehindBlueEyes26 Tue 18-Oct-16 19:18:45

Hi all, thanks again for your messages back to this, you have no idea how much I appreciated it. Sorry for the very slow reply but I thought I'd update...
I took another test two days later and got another very vague positive. Two days after that, I got what felt like my period x 10. Doctor examined me and told me it was probably a chemical pregnancy. He was reluctant to call it a miscarriage, more so it's a pregnancy that didn't stick in the first place, which I understand and agree with. He called it the peril of the early pregnancy test, that you find these things out way too soon now. Guess I learnt my lesson on that sad
Anyway, feels a bit crap but nothing I can do now I guess. Thank you all for being so supportive about it.

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