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AF always irregular, when do i test?

like every TTC woman i cant stand waiting especially after 2 years TTC...
today is CD 38, my cycles are very irregular ranging from 35 days- to sometimes 55 days, if i am having symptoms that could be either premenstrual or pregnancy symptoms, when do i test?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 4:53 PM on Jun. 23, 2011 in Trying to Conceive

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  • Tomorrow morning. And then once a week thereafter.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 4:54 PM on Jun. 23, 2011

  • I agree with gdiamante, try to test now and then a week afterward. If you are pregnant, the pregnancy hormone that tests detect (hCG) usually doubles every two days. You can get super-cheap and very reliable pregnancy tests online, they just don't have that plastic cover on them so you have to dip into a cup. Small inconvenience for the price difference.

    Here are 25 tests for $5.40: http://www.amazon.com/Wondfo-Pregnancy-Test-Strips-25-count/dp/B0002YIQEQ/ref=sr_1_1?s=hpc&ie=UTF8&qid=1309011979&sr=1-1

    They detect the same amount of hCG levels as the expensive, early-pregnancy ones (20mIU/ml). I bought the same kind in an ovulation/pregnancy test set. They work perfectly.
    cypressandsage

    Answer by cypressandsage at 10:30 AM on Jun. 25, 2011

  • Oh and one more thing! I'm sure you have done so since you have been trying so long, but just in case: you have seen your doctor regarding the irregularity, correct? Most women experience some irregularity in their cycles, but when it is extreme such as yours, it really needs to be checked out by a doctor because there may be some important underlying problems.
    cypressandsage

    Answer by cypressandsage at 10:33 AM on Jun. 25, 2011

  • my doc told me after being off the depo shot even for this long its common to still have irregular cycles such as mine.... but it doesnt matter i got AF the morning after i asked this question, so no wasted test i guess, im not all too happy since uh yeah its yet another month ending in disappointment
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 9:50 PM on Jun. 26, 2011

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