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What does it mean if the control line is darker than the test line on an ovulation test?

What does it mean if the control line is darker than the test line on an ovulation test?

A NEGATIIVE test: For an ovulation test to be positive, the test line must be the same or darker than the control line. If so, ovulation should occur in 1-2 days. If the test line is lighter, keep on testing until you see a positive test. ...Read more

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Hpt control line was dark but had a very faint negative? Could I be pregnant? All s&s of preg?

Sounds like it: If your test is positive then sounds like yes. Simply repeat the test tomorrow. If you are pregnant then the hormone level will rise and the line should not be faint. ...Read more

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I had a pregnancy test. There control line is darker than the test line. Am I pregnant?

I had a pregnancy test. There control line is darker than the test line. Am I pregnant?

You are pregnant: Yes. You are pregnant. You have already been told this. Please ask a new question or consider going in to see your OB as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Took home pregnancy test, the control line is dark and the other line is very faint. Am I pregnant?

Took home pregnancy test, the control line is dark and the other line is very faint. Am I pregnant?

+ pregnancy test: The pregnancy test is a very sensitive test that detects the pregnancy hormone beta HCG. If you do not have that hormone in your urine the second (non-control) line would not appear. False positives can occur but it is very rare. It is likely still very early pregnancy. ...Read more

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My pregnancy test had a very faint control line and a dark line for negative. Could I be pregnant?

My pregnancy test had a very faint control line and a dark line for negative. Could I be pregnant?

Read Directions: Most pregnancy tests have a control line to ensure a good test so you are correct, the control line should be visible. However, most tests have a second line which appears if your test is positive. Some have "+" or "-" signs. Read the directions again to make sure you're interpreting your test correctly. You can also see your doc if you still have questions. Take care. ...Read more

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Extremely dark positive opk. Darker than control line. For 4 days in a row. What does this mean?

Extremely dark positive opk. Darker than control line. For 4 days in a row. What does this mean?

You ovulated: You probably ovulated about 4 days ago- once the test is positive you do not need to continue testing. ...Read more

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What makes my anxiety worse at night? I can controll it in day time but when it gets dark I get scared of dying how can I handle this?

What makes my anxiety worse at night? I can controll it in day time but when it gets dark I get scared of dying how can I handle this?

Panic attacks??: It could very well be panic attacks when you are alone at night. During the day being busy your attention is to your visual surrounding. May be at night you have certain thoughts or fears which are precipitating those attacks. Best advice is to see a psychiatrist to discuss these issues and offer you a treatment. ...Read more

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I have had a postive on my OPK for going on 4 days. The surge line is darker than the control line. When will the surge lighten or go away completely?

I have had a postive on my OPK for going on 4 days. The surge line is darker than the control line. When will the surge lighten or go away completely?

Stop testing: It is normal for ovulation kits to stay normal for several days then become negative. There is no need to check beyond the initial positive result. The hormonal rise that causes the positive result lingers for a few days which will keep an ovulation test positive. Once it is positive then you should begin having intercourse daily. Don't waste money buying more kits ...Read more

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I have had 4 positive ovulation tests. The first one the test line was darker than control and the rest have been the same. What does this mean?

The same thing: "As dark as" the test line and "darker than" mean the same thing: LH is detected in your urine. Good wishes. ...Read more

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Took pregnant test family dollar store in control box very faint blue line other box dark blue line can I still be pregnant? Plz help

Took pregnant test family dollar store in control box very faint blue line other box dark blue line can I still be pregnant? Plz help

Yes: Yes you can, if in doubt, and having hard time reading test results go to the doctor and let them do it for you. ...Read more

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I took an equate hpt within 3 mins nothing showed up. A few hours later there was a line dark as the control line. What color are evap lines?

I took an equate hpt within 3 mins nothing showed up. A few hours later there was a line dark as the control line. What color are evap lines?

Follow instructions: If is very important to follow the instructions in the test kit. The test results should be read within the prescribed time frame. Reading it a few hours later would not provide reliable results. Use first morning urine for testing. ...Read more

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I have a faint line on my ovulation test. The packaging says it needs to be as dark or darker than the control line to be positive. Is it normal to?

I have a faint line on my ovulation test. The packaging says it needs to be as dark or darker than the control line to be positive. Is it normal to?

Package instructions: Each ovulation kit has a package insert that has pictures to help one interpret the result. Compare your test result to the package insert. Then you will be able to know if the test indicates ovulation or not. If you are not sure you can always try again next month. If you are having fertility problems see your doctor who can order more definitive ovulation testing via a Progesterone blood test ...Read more

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How to control face pimples and dark spot?

How to control face pimples and dark spot?

Pimples Black Heads: Whatever you do, do not pick on them.
The very best therapy is to check with your doctor. Your doc has a plethora of excellent medicines that are very effective to prevent and cure pimples and black heads (dark spots).
Avoiding food, or eating certain foods, applying over the counter potions, lotions, or liniments, are not effective treatments. ...Read more

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What is the difference between the dark and light pills for birth control?

What is the difference between the dark and light pills for birth control?

Active and blank: In a birth control pill packet for 28 days there is an active pill to be taken for 21 days and a blank pill to be taken for the remaining 7 days to allow the monthly shedding of blood in a period. ...Read more

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Just found out im pregnant. My hpt, the test line is way way way way darker than the control line. What does that mean?

Just found out im pregnant. My hpt, the test line is way way way way darker than the control line. What does that mean?

Positive test result: Congratulations!
Please make sure that you are under the care of a doctor to promote your and your baby's health. ...Read more

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I to took a hpt and got a faint neg and a very dark line in the control area. Should I take it as a true negative? 1 day late

I to took a hpt and got a faint neg and a very dark line in the control area. Should I take it as a true negative? 1 day late

Re do in a week: It may be too early for a urine test. You should repeat it in a week or see your doctor to get a blood test that is more sensitive. ...Read more