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when charting temp, what does this mean?

i am 16ish dpo. i have been charting my temp and it has been staying around 98 degrees for the past three days. does this mean anything? i am new to the whole temping thing and have only been doing it the past couple of weeks.

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Asked by alsmullins at 3:15 PM on Oct. 20, 2010 in Trying to Conceive

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  • Everybody's temps are in different ranges as we are not the same but you can watch for trends. Like, for ex. you have had 3 days of consecutively high temps and you are at 16 DPO. Do you have an idea as to how long your cycles usually are? Have you noticed any other symptoms; tender breasts, high and soft cervix, nausea, etc.? Or, do you feel PMS symptoms as if your period is coming?
    High temps a few days in a row and after ovulation 'could' mean pregnancy but if you have been ill, it could just be because of that too. So many things to consider but you are off to a good start charting your temps. Make sure that it is within the same timeframe each morning before you get up to do anything (and if you are a shift worker or just didn't get to bed at around the same time each night, just be sure that you get at least 3 hours of sleep before taking your temp as this can also alter or increase your temp)

    Answer by miraclewaits at 9:11 PM on Oct. 20, 2010

  • thank you thank you thank you!!! you have really helped me out alot!

    Comment by alsmullins (original poster) at 9:17 PM on Oct. 20, 2010

  • 16 dpo-- Take a test! you should be able to get a positive by now!

    Answer by kayteebug93 at 9:27 PM on Oct. 21, 2010

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