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why did i get one positive test and one negative

i tested one day after my period was due and got a positve result then tested three days later and got a negative result. why? i wanted this so much.

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Asked by Carista at 12:00 AM on Mar. 25, 2009 in Trying to Conceive

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  • Do you remember the time of day you took it? Maybe your HGH levels were higher for the first one? I dunno honey. :-(

    Feel better though.

    Answer by LadyChamp at 12:02 AM on Mar. 25, 2009

  • I have 3 children and this same thing happened with
    all 3 of them! I'd take have one pos test and the next
    would be neg. Its really frustrating because you aren't
    sure which to believe. I called the makers of one test I
    took because the line was so so faint on one I wasn't
    sure there was even really a line there but they told me
    If there is a line of any sort there (light or dark) the test
    is positive. Good luck!

    Answer by MyDuckieDog at 12:26 AM on Mar. 25, 2009

  • I had 3 + and 5 - i have no clue why it happens but im still waitng to findout aswell but if not have my af by next week im getting a blood test good luck!

    Answer by proud_mum_mum at 12:44 AM on Mar. 25, 2009

  • I've been told that for a 100% accurate test to wait for 5 days after even if the box says it can test on the first day of a missed period. I'd try it again in a couple of days. I took one at home and there was no mistake in the line, but when I went to get a test at clinic near my house you could barely even make out the line.

    Answer by jazzyjazz80 at 12:50 AM on Mar. 25, 2009

  • you just need to wait and try again- TRUST ME- I have 3 false negatives with my baby girl and when everyone said i wasn't pregnant and i still felt pregnant i kept getting false negatives until about 7 weeks in... give it a few days and try or just go get a blood test done they are so much more accurate

    Answer by Jan0609momma at 3:08 AM on Mar. 25, 2009

  • Was the second test a different brand than the first? If so it could just be that one of the tests can pick up lower levels of hcg than the other one.

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:40 PM on Mar. 26, 2009

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