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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.

 
Jademom07

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

    peeonastick.com is good. :)
    Anonymous

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

  • I was totally gonna say check out peeonastick.com, 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!
    milfalicious08

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