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False positive

Hi,

I’ve been dignoised with pcos and have done my first round of provera and clomid and was told I didn’t ovulate.. I’ve taken my second lot of provera to jump start my period so I can take clomid, but it’s been 7 days and I haven’t had my period start. I took a pregnancy test tonight as I read somewhere that your period not starting after provera can be a sign of pregnancy. The test was positive, I’ve since taken another 2 tests tonight on a separate urine sample and they’ve all come back positive..

I’ve had a tiny bit of blood the last couple of days and really bad cramps, so my question is has anyone had a false positive?

I’m going to do another test in the morning and see, but I’m in disbelief.

Thanks for any input!

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I can’t answer your question but I’ve got everything crossed for you Hun, that would be fantastic news x x

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Sounds good to me! 😀 the chances of 3 false positives is pretty impossible. Good luck, ❤️❤️❤️

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Thank you both. I’ve tested again this morning using cheap strips off amazon, and the line is a lot darker positive. I’m going to test again later as I’ve got a clear blue left in the cupboard. The clear blue yesterday was positive too.

I’ve had a bit more bleeding (old blood, not fresh) today but the cramping appears to have stopped so I think I’ll be ringing the drs tomorrow and see what they say...fingers crossed for good news!

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So I have heard, it's possible to have a false positive sometimes with PCOS from a cyst. I don't know enough about it to go into any real detail, but since you're seeing progression I would say they're genuine positives

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I did wonder this, as the cramps had been quite painful a few days ago and wondered if it was cyst. Time will tell I guess. I’m trying to not to stress over it, but easier said than done as it’s taken 18 months to get to this point.

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Honestly in my opinion even if you do have a cyst I think you seeing progression is really positive

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It’s much more common to get a false negative than a false positive on a pregnancy test and you’ve had three tests so I’d say you’re pregnant. Congratulations!

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Think congratulations are in order. Wish you all the best hun

💗🤗😘

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