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Test before you're late?

Posted by on Aug. 19, 2011 at 3:19 PM
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So I'm totally new at all of this...so this may be a silly question. Do you wait to test until after you've missed AF or is it possible to get accurate results by testing before? I'm not sure what "symptoms" I might start feeling if/when I do get pregnant.

by on Aug. 19, 2011 at 3:19 PM
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spastic_poodle
by on Aug. 19, 2011 at 3:20 PM
I'm a serial tester, so I test before lol
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angryuterus
by on Aug. 19, 2011 at 3:54 PM

 ^^ lol  Depending on the brand and sensativity of the test, you can get accurate result before AF is late. :)

jlm425
by on Aug. 19, 2011 at 3:58 PM

Thanks ladies! I had a really upset stomach last week and had it again last night and it's still not well. Not sure if I should test or not. AF isn't due for about a week still.

RaynesMommy07
by Gold Member on Aug. 19, 2011 at 4:02 PM
I usually wait until I'm late or the day AF is due. Although, today is my birthday and I tested early b/c my friends are taking DF & I out tonight & I'll test in the morning as well because my BFF is throwing me a birthday party. So far bfn's but I'm only 9-10 DPO.
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ValerieRNmom
by on Aug. 19, 2011 at 4:04 PM

I always tested b4 b/c well I have no self control. Of course if u can resist it's best to test after u have missed AF.

jlm425
by on Aug. 19, 2011 at 5:47 PM
Thanks ladies!
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truelyred2
by on Aug. 19, 2011 at 5:52 PM

 Depends on how bumme dot the bfns would make you. i test early because they don't really bother me that much. For those that get upset by neg tests, I recommend not testing until af is late. Good luck

Kirstyttc
by on Aug. 19, 2011 at 5:56 PM

i waited till 5 days late had the most amazing dark bfp im glad i didnt get a faint one from testing early in my opinion test when ur late save yourself some cash for baby when you do get preg =]

leandrat
by on Aug. 19, 2011 at 6:11 PM
I'm an addict I test starting up to 10 days before lol
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jlm425
by on Aug. 22, 2011 at 2:28 PM

I love these replies....serial testers, addict, etc. Too funny. Thanks for the smiles. I'll probably just wait and see. I'm pretty sure I'm not preganant but thought I'd see as months progress what I should be preparing myself for. :) Thanks!

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