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help. Weird OPK

Postby Andypandy » Fri May 09, 2014 11:47 am

So AF was due yesterday. I accidentally took an OPK instead of the HPT and I have no hpt on me.

Anyway, the opk has 2 matching dark lines. Am I ovulating???? I swear I ov'd 15 days ago, judging by my CM.

Do you think I am releasing another egg?

Help!
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Re: help. Weird OPK

Postby mooki » Fri May 09, 2014 12:05 pm

go and buy a proper test! and dont leave us hanging please.

and Im aware i didnt answer your question :lol:
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Re: help. Weird OPK

Postby fellare » Fri May 09, 2014 12:32 pm

I have no idea, have tried to find info, but all says it should go down. However it may go down slowly and still give positive

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Re: help. Weird OPK

Postby JMc » Fri May 09, 2014 3:01 pm

No idea, but I've got all my fingers crossed for a bfp when you get the right test!
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Re: help. Weird OPK

Postby strolltotheshops » Fri May 09, 2014 3:20 pm

Please indulge me while I recount a story...

A few years ago someone on the forum sent me some LH test strips and some hcG test strips. I used an LH strip and it was positive. "Woohoo", I thought, "ovulation is imminent". The next day I used another LH strip, with the same result from the strip and the same thoughts from me. And then the next day...same result. "Hmmmm", I thought. Surely the strips couldn't be detecting an LH surge on so many consecutive days. So, I search engined and discovered that LH strips can also detect hcG. So then I used an hcG strip and received a positive result. Eight months later our lovely baby was born.

Obviously your situation might be totally different. Perhaps it isn't hcG that your LH strips are detecting. But it's an interesting story, don't you think..? :wink: When can you get hold of an hcG test?
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Re: help. Weird OPK

Postby Andypandy » Fri May 09, 2014 4:17 pm

just took an hcg. Def not pregnant. Must be ovulating.
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Re: help. Weird OPK

Postby mooki » Fri May 09, 2014 4:21 pm

:(
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Re: help. Weird OPK

Postby mooki » Fri May 09, 2014 4:23 pm

how are you feeling?
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Re: help. Weird OPK

Postby Andypandy » Fri May 09, 2014 4:26 pm

I am actually feeling ok. I will get down to business tonight. lol

I wonder if night weaning has thrown my body out of cycle. Maybe I am actually ovulating now. iykwim
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Re: help. Weird OPK

Postby mooki » Fri May 09, 2014 4:28 pm

yes very possibly.
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Re: help. Weird OPK

Postby strolltotheshops » Fri May 09, 2014 4:34 pm

Shag, shag, shag, shag, shag! :D
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Re: help. Weird OPK

Postby Ducks » Fri May 09, 2014 5:35 pm

I think matching is still negative. I think for opk the test line has to be darker than the comparison line. From memory mine went darker for 2 days and then took a while to drop down and never disappeared entirely
I had read about them picking up hcg too and tried with left over strips when I was about 3mths preggers. Wow that test line was super dark by that stage!
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Re: help. Weird OPK

Postby wilfred » Fri May 09, 2014 7:33 pm

Bop bop bop bow!!!!
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Re: help. Weird OPK

Postby Penguin » Fri May 09, 2014 10:00 pm

I've never used them, but I think that some women some cycles get and oestrogen surge before AF which can register on the OPK but you're not ovulating. If I had to guess I would say if you got a positive on the ovulation test at the end of your cycle then AF is probably imminent :( but I would be delighted to be wrong! I'm not sure about this, I just saw it mentioned several times on the interwebz, so yanno - no real reliability!
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Re: help. Weird OPK

Postby Feebes » Fri May 09, 2014 10:26 pm

Have fun tonight!

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