(Closed) Faint positive, have you ever had one?

posted 10 years ago in TTC
Post # 3
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

@hellocupcake:  i was extremely crampy the beginning of my pregnancy. in fact, that’s the whole reason i decided to take a pregnancy test! my cramps were like period cramps but very intense, and lasted about a week, maybe a bit more.

congrats, momma!!

Post # 5
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Busy bee

It’s always faint at first (unless you have serious will power and don’t test until 20dpo!).  My lines weren’t dark until at least 18dpo.  Congrats!

Post # 6
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

I did have some faint positives – and they got darker and darker as the days went on 🙂 I had pully-crampy type feeling until close to the end of first tri. As long as it’s not accompanied by bleeding – then call your OB, but even in that case, not all bleeding is bad! There are lots of ladies who had even a lot of bleeding and had healthy pregnancies – but always safest to call your doc if you’re worried.

 

good luck and congrats!

Post # 7
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

cramping was my first symptom! It came one week after ovulation- I thought I was getting AF but no! Im 28 weeks preggo now 🙂

Post # 8
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

My positive for this pregnancy was pretty faint, and even though it was only 10dpo, it freaked me the crap out too.  So I waited 5 days and took a digital, just to be sure.  I have had 2 chemical pregnancies, in Jan and Feb, and so I was really worried about the faintness of the line too, but 5 days later, the digital said “Pregnant” and I’m 5wk3d today.  So don’t worry!  Faint lines just mean it’s early:)  And my faint line at 10dpo was on a FRER, which is the most sensitive test.  If you are using an internet cheapie, those seem to take a LONG time to get a dark line.  Congratulations:)

Post # 9
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Bee Keeper

Congrats! 🙂

Post # 10
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Honey bee

I got a faint positive today!!! =) I’ll let you know what the blood test says tomorrow =)

Post # 11
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

@hellocupcake:  Yes! I was really crampy for probably the first 5 ish weeks of pregnancy. That’s partially how I figured out that I was pregnant because that was so unusual for me. I also had a faint BFP on 9dpo and it got progressively darker as the days went on. 

Post # 12
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

I’ll load a picture of my positive up. It was so faint that Fiance argued vehemently that I wasn’t pregnant. All 4 tests looked like this..and it shows up MORE in the pictures, because of the flash. Pretty much invisible in person.

My fingers are crossed for you!!!!

 

 

Post # 13
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

Yep, definitely there! CONGRATS!

Post # 14
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

My first test looked pretty much exactly like the_future_mrs ‘s test.  I tested at ~10 dpo, and by ~14 dpo it was much darker.  I’ve also been cramping on and off ever since then (so, for the past 2 weeks).  So, no worries!

Post # 16
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

yay congratulations!

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