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I've had a positive ovulation test for six days what does it mean ?

I've had a positive ovulation test for six days what does it mean ?

As expected: You stop doing ovulation kits after it turns positive because it will stay positive for awhile. If you are having regular periods and your ovulation tests show you are ovulating there is simply no value or utility in repeating them. ...Read more

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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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Why would i get a positive ovulation test one day then negitive results for 6 days then another positive result that only lasted three hours?

Why would i get a positive ovulation test  one day then negitive results for 6 days then another positive result that only lasted three hours?

Depends: It depends on the test you use. Sometimes using concentrated urine( like the first specimen of the morning) may result in a false positive test. The test measures an lh surge but may have false positive results around the time of ovulation. Perhaps changing the type of test may be helpful if you are not pregnant this month. Good luck! ...Read more

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My wife keeps getting positives on ovulation tests. Test is conducted 100% in accord with instructions. What does this signify? 6 days in a row.

My wife keeps getting positives on ovulation tests. Test is conducted 100% in accord with instructions.  What does this signify? 6 days in a row.

Positive LH test: A positive urine ovulation test is a marker of increased levels of the hormone LH (lutenizing hormone) in the urine. High LH levels occur not only with ovulation but also in some PCOS women with high LH levels or even daily in menopausal. A chronically high LH test usually means there is an LH hormonal imbalance and is not helpful as an ovulation marker. ...Read more

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How many days should I get a positive ovulation test?

How many days should I get a positive ovulation test?

Ovulation: Ovulation is an event. It is the release of an egg from the ovary. It causes pain or cramping that many females learn how to recognize. This is known as mittelschmerz. Ovulation kits try to predict ovulation by a surge in hormones or a change in hormones. What is much more accurate is knowing that your fertility is high on the five days leading up to the release of the egg. ...Read more

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What causes multiple positive ovulation test over a few days?

What causes multiple positive ovulation test over a few days?

The test: The ovulation predictor test is a test for LH ( lutenizing hormone). The LH surge triggers ovulation. Its sensitivity is set for a level consistent with the rise in LH which is not the same for everyone so it becomes positive when the LH reaches a certain level. This is not necessarily the peak of the surge and it stays positive as long as the LH is above that level. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What does it mean if i have four days of positive ovulation tests?

What does it mean if i have four days of positive ovulation tests?

No need to repeat: You stop doing ovulation kits after it turns positive because it will stay positive for awhile. If you are having regular periods and your ovulation tests show you are ovulating there is simply no value or utility in doing more tests. Why the urgency to get pregnant at age 19? Consider focusing on your career and education at this once in a life time point in your life. ...Read more

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How many days in a row is it normal to have a positive ovulation test?

How many days in a row is it normal to have a positive ovulation test?

Variable 12h to 3d: Ovulation test detects a surge of the hormone lh in urine. Lh starts to rise approximately 32-36 hours before ovulation and reaches a peak 24 hours before ovulation then falls sharply. So its detection depends on the accuracy of the test and when did you do it at the beginning, height or end of the surge. ...Read more

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Wat does it mean when you have positive ovulation tests for four days in a row ?

Wat does it mean when you have positive ovulation tests for four days in a row ?

Stop testing: It is normal for ovulation kits to stay positive 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. ...Read more

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If i took a ovulation test 3days in a row and all was positive do it mean im ovulation all them 3 days?

If i took a ovulation test 3days in a row and all was positive do it mean im ovulation all them 3 days?

Ovulation tests: That depends on the test you are using. If it is measuring luteinizing hormone (lh) it will usually be positive just before you ovulate. If it measures estrogen and lh it may be positive for a few days. Bacause the sperm can survive in the female's body for a while, you may be in the period of time coming up to ovulation and can well conceive by having the troops ready at ovulation. ...Read more

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Hello so I had four days of positive ovulation tests and today it was negative. So about when do you think I ovulated?

Hello so I had four days of positive ovulation tests and today it was negative. So about when do you think I ovulated?

See Below:: You probably ovulated 12-24 hours after the first test was positive. Once the test is positive, it isn't helpful to keep testing. The additional positive tests don't add a lot of useful information but can be very confusing. I advise my patients to save their money and stop testing after the first test is positive. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Positive ovulation test 5 days after I already had a positive ovulation test! When did I ovulate? The first positive or second?

Positive ovulation test 5 days after I already had a positive ovulation test! When did I ovulate? The first positive or second?

Maybe both: Not to alarm you but that is sometimes how fraternal twins occur. I had a patient on fertility medication years ago that ovulated two weeks apart and became pregnant with twins that were consistently two weeks different in size by ultrasound during the entire pregnancy. ...Read more

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How many days are you suppose to get a positive on a ovulation test? I have been having a positive everyday since sunday and a positive today

How many days are you suppose to get a positive on a ovulation test? I have been having a positive everyday since sunday  and a positive today

Ovulation: Ovulation is an event. It is the release of a readied egg from the ovary in preparation for impregnation. Your test is not working. ...Read more

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I took an ovulation test and it came up positive both lines were dark. 2 days later I took one and one line was light. Does this mean ovulations over?

I took an ovulation test and it came up positive both lines were dark. 2 days later I took one and one line was light. Does this mean ovulations over?

Ovulation: Ovulation us an event lasting seconds. It is the release of a readied egg from the ovary. Most women learn how to feel their ovulation. Ovulation tests are not in any way a reliable measurement. Ovulation occurs just shy of halfway through the cycle. Sperm, to cause pregnancy, must be in the vagina at least 24 hours before ovulation. Sperm can survive five days. So sex on five days before ovulate. ...Read more

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Dr Honore, I had positive ovulation tests on those days so yes I'm sure I'm 17 d.p.o and without a period. Could something else be wrong?

False Tests: The tests are false. They are not reliable. They did not work in your case. If you ovulated and did not get pregnant you would have a period. You did not have a period. Thus you did not ovulate. It is probably time in your life to learn better ways to feel your body's signs and symptoms and not to use 'tests' to follow ovulation. Don't you think? ...Read more

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Can you get a postitve test at 2 weeks 5 days past ovulation?

Can you get a postitve test at 2 weeks 5 days past ovulation?

You are pregnant: Yes. Of course. You are pregnant if your test is positive this far past your sexual encounter. ...Read more

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Im 5 days past ovulation.... When can I take a test to see if its positive ?

Im 5 days past ovulation.... When can I take a test to see if its positive ?

5-7 days: Upt may be positive a few days before period but negative early test doe not rule out a pregnancy. Positive test would be true positive. ...Read more

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Why do I have a positive clear blue ovulation test while taking sprintec 12 days into my new cycle?

Why do I have a positive clear blue ovulation test while taking sprintec 12 days into my new cycle?

First blame test: While home pregnancy tests are very accurate, everything is fallible, so retest now. If you get a second positive test, call your ob/gyn, as you will need to stop birth control and get evaluated. Helps to mentally review if intercourse / sex play around mid-cycle (=ovulation) last month to determine "how worried" to be about this. Good luck! ...Read more

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I ovulated 4 days ago but ovulation test is still showing positive very dark! is there a chance i concieved?

Unsure: Your ovulation kit measure the hormone lh. Once it is high it usually only stays high for 1-1.5 days. The fact that it is still positive is a problem. It may not be accurate. You may have naturally high lh levels that will make ovulation kits inaccurate for your body. ...Read more

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Ttc Im doing ovulation test strips all positive three days in a row two test a day to be sure test isn't false, what could this mean? Thank you.

Ttc Im doing ovulation test strips all positive three days in a row two test a day to be sure test isn't false, what could this mean? Thank you.

Read instructions: The instructions on most ovulation kits will give specific recommendations for that brand. Ovulation occurs 12-48 hrs after the test turns positive. The hormone that it is detecting stays high so one expects the tests to stay positive. There is no reason to keep testing once it turns positive. Save your money. Have intercourse after the test turns positive ...Read more

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Hello doc, i ovulated on cd17.My cycle is exactly 29 days.I had 1 OPK test left out so i took a test tday cd23 and showed positive.How s t possible?

Possibilities: Since your body can't ovulate twice in a cycle like that, i'd say the options are: 1) you may be pregnant, remember that the HCG hormone is almost identical to the lh hormone that the OPK detects, so preg. Can cause false + on OPK 2) test may be inaccurate (there are variable quality opk's on the market). ...Read more

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What does a positive ovulation test for 4 days mean?

What does a positive ovulation test for 4 days mean?

False-positive?: It's possible that it may be a false-positive test, that not really ovulating. This can be seen in women with irregular menses due to polycystic ovarian syndrome. ...Read more

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How many days after a positive LH surge ovulation test can conception happen?

24-48 hours: The usual time of ovulation is 24-48 hours after the + surge is seen. The surge may show positive for 1-3 days. If you catch it on the upswing it could be 72 hours later. ...Read more

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I got a positive ovulation test for 5 days, is there something wrong with me?

No: Ovulation predictor kits measure a hormone that is associated with ovulation and is present in body for several days and not just one. ...Read more

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Positive ovulation test for 2 days in a row, which day did I actually ovulate?

Positive ovulation test for 2 days in a row, which day did I actually ovulate?

Ovulation : Ovulation occurs about 12-24 hours after an ovulation test turns positive. One can not know the exact moment of ovulation. Why at age 19 are you doing ovulation testing? Please do not rely on ovulation testing to try and avoid pregnancy. Its it reliable enough and birth control USA much better option. ...Read more

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I took a ovulation test three days ago and it came back positive does that mean I'M pregnant?

I took a ovulation test three days ago and it came back positive does that mean I'M pregnant?

NO: An ovulation test looks to see when you are passing an egg and it is your fertile time to get pregnant. A pregnancy test checks to see if you are pregnant or not. ...Read more

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I had a positive ovulation test after already being 10 days past confirmed ovulation, could I be pregnant?

Home pregnancy test: Can't say how likely it is but not impossible: a home pregnancy test will answer this for you today. Using an ovulation kit to test for pregnancy is not terribly reliable. Just curious: how did you confirm the ovulation 10 days ago? Good wishes. ...Read more