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#1 Lillifee

Posted 05 January 2013 - 06:07 PM

Hi there, I need some help working out what is going on. I have a regular 28-30 day cycle and usually ovulate around day 15 (or so I thought). Anyway this month I got my first positive opk on day 14 and then again on day 15. My usual ovulation pains followed in day 15 (same quite bad pains each month). So I thought that was it but I kept testing and I have now had 5 days of positive opks in a row (I am on day 18 now). My ewcm has gone but I am now confused, have I actually ovulated or not? I am definitely not pregnant so that can be ruled out but by are they still positive (and I mean very positive, the test line is much darker than the control and comes up within half a minute.)Somewhere I once read that once you get a postive opk you should stop - is that true?Thanks.Oh and they have been ovuplan tests not ics.

#2 Jasmine2

Posted 05 January 2013 - 07:59 PM

I'm not an expert but I'm pretty sure the rule of thumb is to stop testing after you have your first +OPK.  This is because the LH surge (which is being measured) can last several days - but it's most accurate when you first see it.  Good luck!

#3 beccajayne

Posted 05 January 2013 - 08:39 PM

I keep testing because I normally have 2-3 days of positive and then one really dark one before start to fade.
I would go by your cm and o pains but keep bedding just incase.
Sometimes your body gears up to o but doesn't follow through.
I don't think that is the case for you, as you had clear o pains.

Edited by beccajayne, 05 January 2013 - 08:39 PM.

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