(Closed) Possible chemical pregnancy?

posted 7 years ago in TTC
Post # 2
8878 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper

If the 14DPO was a nice dark line I would say you’re pregnant. Have your doctor do a blood test to confirm though.

Post # 4
9944 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

It’s really hard to say. You could call your doctor and have them test your HCG and see if it is going up.

Post # 5
701 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

Yeah, when in doubt call the doctor!

Post # 7
2963 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

early pregnancy symptoms often mimic pms symptoms, so even though you might feel like your period is coming, you may in fact be pregnant. i had really bad cramping early in my pregnancy and i totally blamed it on pms.

have your temperatures stayed on the high side?

Post # 8
469 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2018

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DancerBee:  I definitely felt like AF was coming at around 9-12 DPO and it was actually a pregnancy! 

Post # 9
1458 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: February 2011

Different tests will often give you varying lines beause they all have slightly different sensitivities towards HCG, this is often why people say to stop testing after too long!

I would give it a day or two because like pp said, PMS / AF symptoms can easily look like pregnancy symptoms (and vice-versa) but definitely get in contact with your Dr if you’re terribly concerned! 


Post # 12
1934 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

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DancerBee:  I’m going to apologize first for not being the type of person who provides blind reassurance but…..

I’ve identified two losses myself by a FRER that went significantly lighter.  There can be variation day to day, but if you POAS 3 days in a row and the first day is the darkest by a significant amount— it’s probably a chemical.  However, you should only compare tests that were taken at the same time as everyone’s body shows the HCG stronger at different times.  So if last night was super dark, I would compare to tonight’s versus this morning.  Oh and only compare FRER to FRER.  

 Fingers crossed for you that it was a fluke and that this BFP gets darker and darker! 

Post # 15
1168 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

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DancerBee:  Good luck. Hopefully your levels go up like they should.

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