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My HPT read negative this morning... but it reads positive now?

I took the test when I had to pee at 5am. I waited the 2 required minutes... no line in the test window. Then I waited another minute or two (still groggy)... nothing. I just saw it sticking out of the trash can with... two lines? I know the results are supposed to be invalid after 10 minutes... But does this mean anything??? Should I test again tomorrow? I was going to wait a few days so I didn't waste tests/money (I'm only 2 days late based on my last cycle). Please help.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 4:44 PM on Jun. 8, 2010 in Trying to Conceive

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  • I'd retest. They are only $1.00 at Dollar Tree and other dollar stores.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:45 PM on Jun. 8, 2010

  • Yeah, it's invalid. I'd test again in another day or two.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:46 PM on Jun. 8, 2010

  • They're not good after a period of time because an evaporation line can appear.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:48 PM on Jun. 8, 2010

  • They all will get an evaporation line after you leave it all day. It means nothing. You are pretty much not pregnant.
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 4:49 PM on Jun. 8, 2010

  • Same thing happened to my friend. She took a test in the morning and it was negative. when her hubby came home he told her he wanted to see the test and it was positive!! She WAS pregnant
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:09 PM on Jun. 8, 2010

  • It is called an evaporation line and it means absolutely nothing. That does not mean you didn't get a false negative this morning though especially if it is very close to your missed period. I would wait a day or two and take another.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:42 PM on Jun. 8, 2010

  • After 10 minutes, the test is invalid. If you feel you need to, test again. Right now, your result is negative.
    ncbirdie

    Answer by ncbirdie at 11:03 PM on Jun. 8, 2010

  • "one in four women misread a home pregnancy test" that commercial was for you lol
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:56 AM on Jun. 10, 2010

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