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Common or not

I got a faint positive Friday with the Dollar General 1.00 test.

I have been told today that those test are known for false positives and evaporatation lines...

Was this proven true with your expEriences?

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Asked by ttcforever6391 at 1:56 PM on Jul. 11, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • No, you can't get a false positive, no matter what test or brand. You get a positive when the HGC or whatever in your urine goes on the test. If you're not pregnant it wont show up in your urine...

    Answer by something_ at 1:58 PM on Jul. 11, 2011

  • I LOVED the cheap tests....and a faint positive line usually just means your early :) Congrats let me know how it goes!! All tests are the same seriously they test your hormone levels!

    Answer by tikibaby4269 at 1:59 PM on Jul. 11, 2011

  • You can get a false negative but false positive...hmmm I don't think so.

    Answer by MomOfDagJag at 2:01 PM on Jul. 11, 2011

  • Nope, $ store tests worked great for me. There is no such thing as a false positive. Congrats!

    Answer by Candi1024 at 2:14 PM on Jul. 11, 2011

  • I have gotten a false positive on the equate brand before and it was plain as day!

    Thanks for all the amswers I guess I'm gonna be a mommy Again! We have waited for this a very long time!

    Comment by ttcforever6391 (original poster) at 3:12 PM on Jul. 11, 2011

  • I had 2 false positives with the Equate brand, and I know of three other people that have had false positives with the same brand. Never tried the DS ones.
    I know they say false positives aren't possible, but I was not pregnant in any way and the test was a clear positive.

    Answer by peekaboo90 at 9:25 PM on Jul. 11, 2011

  • no lol thats just the thing about the dollar store test the bfp is so faint that you have to go get a frer to confirm but its never a false positive it just need alittle more confirmation........good luck

    Answer by lovevlj31 at 6:43 PM on Jul. 16, 2011

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