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Ovulation Test Positive For Several Days
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
It should be positive atleast for 3-4 days.
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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
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
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
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
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
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
Positive ovulation test 5 days after I already had a positive ovulation test! When did I ovulate? The first positive or second?
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
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
Have been testing my ovulation i bled 3 days 5 days before test said ovulated. Now feel pg symptoms i read when ur pg test can say positive. True?
Check it out: May want to start with pregnancy test. ...Read more
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
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
You are pregnant: Yes. Of course. You are pregnant if your test is positive this far past your sexual encounter. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
No.: You need 4 more days . Take care. ...Read more
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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