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What's the percentage of a false positive?

I know that false negatives are normal on HPT but does anyone know the frequency of a false positive.

I'm not pg just wondered.


Asked by Jademom07 at 10:58 AM on May. 6, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • very rare. i actually think a false positive is just not following the directions, like reading the test after the time limit, or taking an "evap line" for a positive is good. :)

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:04 AM on May. 6, 2010

  • I was totally gonna say check out, LOL. I didn't think that many people knew about that site!

    At any rate, as the PP mentioned, false positives are not as common. It's usually user error, or caused by certain medications. Not sure there is a real percentage out there, but the website is pretty darn informative!

    Answer by milfalicious08 at 3:23 PM on May. 6, 2010