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ok can you ladies help me out

i posted this in another place but got no responce so i thought i would ask you all. ok so my period is due on Monday and i really think iam prego and was wondering if i can test this early? i have three test from the dollor store so i really dont have to worry about that but do the dallor store test make a differanc? also i got a faint pos. with my first and iwas 2 months along before i found out does that make differance? Thank you!!!

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Asked by Anonymous at 12:40 AM on Oct. 31, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • Wait until the number of days past your period that the box says. Some of the less expensive tests are less sensitive. So just wait, otherwise you won't trust your results.

    Answer by lilmami81 at 12:46 AM on Oct. 31, 2008

  • Yes you can test this early, but as I am sure you already know, you will have better results if you wait until you are actually late. If you are going to test this early, just like you normally would you need to make doubly sure that you are using your first urine of the morning when the concentration of hormones in your urine is the highest.

    As far as your previous pregnancy is concerned, remember that nothing is ever the same. You may have gotten a light positive at 2 months before, and you may get a very bold positive the second time around earlier. It depends on how your body is doing hormonal wise, and we really can't tell you if there will be any differences this time around.

    Answer by CarolynBarnett at 12:47 AM on Oct. 31, 2008

  • They only cost a dollar!!! ~~ Go and pee on one right now if you want to...LOL! Who knows, if it's positive, you can celebrate, and if it's negative then wait a few days and try again. You aren't hurting anything by trying!

    Answer by christyg at 12:58 AM on Oct. 31, 2008

  • Oh wow three tests from the dollar store that is really going to give you answers. Really don't you realize they probly made that test in a third world country? If you really want to know if your preggo or not then either go to the doctor and have them do a real test or go to Walmart where they sell the good tests just for a little bit more, and you will probably get a more realistic answer as to if your pregnant or not.

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:05 AM on Oct. 31, 2008

  • The Dollar Store ones detect the hormone levels just as well as expensive ones. I've used them before and had accurate results!

    Answer by christyg at 1:07 AM on Oct. 31, 2008

  • Christy is right, the dollar ones work just fine. They are probably not quite as sensitive as the more expensive ones that can give you earlier results, but thats the difference in cost... not effectiveness. And remember, there are no false positives. If it says +, it means it. But if it says - wait a few days and try again.

    Answer by MissAndrea125 at 1:14 AM on Oct. 31, 2008

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