(Closed) Opk confusion

posted 6 years ago in TTC
Post # 3
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

My understanding is that the test wouldn’t pick up LH if it wasn’t there, so I doubt it was a false positive in that sense… However, I do believe you could have a false LH surge (especially if you have PCOS) where your body tried to o but didn’t.  It’s also very possible that you caught the tail end of a surge this morning. Did you test yesterday evening? Are you temping or tracking CM?

Post # 4
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

@78h2o:  I agree, it’s probably not a false positive in a normal sense…whether you actually O’d or not, it picked up the LH.

Do you chart? A sustained temp rise will confirm that ovulation has occured (as opposed to just the LH surging but an egg not being released.)

Sometimes I O’d before FF or TCOYF predicted I would, so it’s entirely possible (and probable) that you’ll O sometime tomorrow (which is only a day before your app predicted anyway). I’ve had months where my OPK has gone from + to – in the span of about 6 hours. Good thing you tested this AM!

Post # 5
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Busy bee

You may have caught the end of your surge with the positive morning test and by the evening the surge was over, hence the negative test.

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