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Has anyone had this happen?

I am just wondering what your experience has been with early home pregnancy tests. The kind that say you can test 5 days before your missed period. Have you found that the results five days before are as reliable for you as taking the test the day you are supposed to start?

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zackkatiejames

Asked by zackkatiejames at 8:34 PM on Nov. 12, 2008 in Trying to Conceive

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  • I took one today and it was 5 days before I would have missed my period and it came back positive (yeah). I called my ob right away so that I could get a blood test. My last pregnancy was an ectopic.  I even got a faint positive today,from the Dollar Store Brand that is not even a early test.  That is why I went out and bought the more expensive early test. 

    slick05

    Answer by slick05 at 10:21 PM on Nov. 12, 2008

  • I got a BFP 10 days after conception (11 days after ovulation,) and 5 days before my missed period. The tests I took were the EPT regular (with the plus sign..) and the digital one as well. It honestly depends on you, your body, and your HCG levels; and they fluctuate depending on the individual. Good Luck!

    leoangel

    Answer by leoangel at 12:15 AM on Nov. 13, 2008

  • well i went to get one of those free pg test from a place that did it. (they just use the same ones from the dollar stores) and it was a faint line but I was pg already. Not even a week yet.
    MommaKee

    Answer by MommaKee at 6:50 AM on Nov. 13, 2008

  • Well i tested 5 days before and got a neg. and i tested today three days after my missed period and got a BFP!!! (sooo excited). So it's up to you and your body.
    Jackie0216

    Answer by Jackie0216 at 9:22 AM on Nov. 13, 2008

  • i took at at home ept after i missed my period and it was negative and two days later i went to the doctors for an ear infection and i was 6 wks prego. every body is different and sometimes the hormones arent strong enough for the at home ept. just a heads up cuz i had two positive ones previous to my pregnancy and i wasnt pregnant and then when i really was it came back negative. just some thoughts
    tyhlarsmommy07

    Answer by tyhlarsmommy07 at 11:59 AM on Nov. 13, 2008

  • I took a regular test 3 days before because I just had a feeling (and my husband was bugging me because he was so "sure" I was) & it came back positive right away. It was a bold line too..in fact the pos. line showed up quicker and darker then the control line.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:30 PM on Nov. 13, 2008

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