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Doctor insights on: Do Ovulation Tests Show Positive If I Am Already Ovulating

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Dr. Philip Chenette
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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more


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When you take a ovulation test and it shows positive is it faster to ttc?

When you take a ovulation test and it shows positive is it faster to ttc?

Faster?: The most likely time to conceive is to have intercourse around the time of ovulation and a positive ovulation predictor test tells you that you are ovulating then but I'm not sure what you mean by faster. Hope this answers your question. ...Read more

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Will a digital ovulation test show positive if you are pregnant? If so, how is this even possible? How would it pick it up? I've heard this many times

Will a digital ovulation test show positive if you are pregnant? If so, how is this even possible? How would it pick it up? I've heard this many times

Possibly: An ovulation test detects lh in the urine. Lh and HCG (pregnancy hormone) are very similar chemically, so a test for one will often detect the other. The ovulation predictor may not be as sensitive as a regular pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Can an ovulation test really detect the hCG hormone as well. Why would an OPK show up positive several days after certain ovulation?

Yes: There are two subunits in fsh, lh and HCG so there is some crossreaction in the kit. The kit is used to detect lh, but it can also detect some hcg. I would not expect to see any HCG a few days after ovulation so i suspect it is just picking up leftover lh. If you were pregnant and used the ovulation kit a few days before your missed menses, it would be postitive. ...Read more

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How soon after ovulation will a waldorf pregnancy test show positive?

How soon after ovulation will a waldorf pregnancy test show positive?

About 2 weeks: It is best to wait until you are due for your period to check a home pregnancy test. They will not be accurate until at least a day or two before then. ...Read more