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Confusing OPKs!
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#1 rosie28

Posted 23 November 2012 - 09:09 AM

So I'm confused. I've done 3 OPKs this cycle, on CD12, 13 and 14. I'm doing a clomid cycle, but my FS tells me they will work regardless. The results are the as every time, and the same as on CD12 last cycle when I didn't ovulate at all- the control line comes up, and the test line comes up half dark and half light, vertically. What does it mean?! It can't have been positive last cycle, so I assume it isn't now either?
Could I have something odd going on with my LH levels? Are the tests faulty?They're the FR pregnancy planning kit ones, so not cheap!

#2 blueynat

Posted 24 November 2012 - 01:49 AM

I dont have much luck with OPKs and they have never worked on me even when i did O showed nothing. I would be testing with the internet cheapies so you can test more than just once a day so you can see what your body is doing. I know if you have PCOS (as I do) they are like pot luck. Best thing to do is really go by your temps.

Good Luck

#3 Ness75

Posted 24 November 2012 - 01:30 PM

I never ovulated that early on a clomid cycle, in fact My RE wanted to end a couple of cycles because he thought nothing was happening only to have me ovulate a few days later. Maybe you will ovulate later also. I really recommend the cheapies if you want to use OPK because you will use sooo many of them.

#4 rosie28

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:01 PM

Yep, in the process of waiting for another scan on Monday- we'll see what's happening then. It will be CD18.

I'm goin to try temping next cycle (if I need a next cycle, still hoping for this one!)- I had a fever this cycle, and I've been really sick, so it wouldn't have worked this time. Will also look into the Internet cheapies I think!



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