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<p>Seriously, 3 mornings in a row and every pos is so faint superhuman vision is required to see it? What gives? This morning was possibly more faint than yesterday's!!</p>
 

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<p>What kind of test did you take today? How many dpo are you? I would think they are supposed to be getting darker, mine have been. The dollar tree test looked pretty dark to me though, was it not really?</p>
 

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<p>two dollar trees. yesterday wasn't dark at all but today, probably less so! No idea how many dpo. 11-15? Only had 2 ppaf and they were 50 days apart, no pattern to go off of, and wasn't charting.</p>
 

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I think they are supposed to get darker, & always have for me, but poas.com says a line is a line. Maybe try a cb digital or frer? If you get frer just go to their site to print the $2 coupon to make it cheaper. <img alt="smile.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif">
 

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No. They do not always get darker with higher concentrations of hCG! Sometimes they do, sometimes they don't. Stop testing or get a digital test and just assuage your fears. Take it as the confirmation and don't test again.<br><br>
I have a friend who never. once. got a positive pregnancy test through her entire pregnancy with her son. He was the proof that she really was pregnant <img alt="wink1.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/wink1.gif">
 

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<p>Here is the FAQ about this from peeonastick.com, you should be in the clear.</p>
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<p><a id="user_8"></a><em class="style4"><strong>8. The positive line is really faint. Is this okay?</strong></em> An HPT tells you <strong>exactly one thing</strong>: your urine either has detectable pregnancy hormone in it, or it doesn't. The darkness or lightness of a line doesn't mean much. <strong>Generally</strong> speaking, a very light line can mean there is a small amount of hCG in your urine, and a very dark line can mean there is a larger amount of hCG in your urine. This is why you may get a faint positive at 10 DPO but a darker positive at 18 DPO. However, <strong>this is not always true.</strong> Tests are all different, and even tests in the same box may differ in sensitivity. Comparing light/dark lines will just drive you nuts. If you see a line in the "results" window, you're preg!</p>
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<p><a id="user_9"></a> <strong class="style4"><em>9. I took another test and the line is lighter. Does this mean anything? Should it get darker?</em></strong> Not necessarily. <strong>In general</strong>, the positive line will be darker when a greater amount of hCG is present in the urine, but <strong>not always</strong>. Some tests contain more or less dye (meaning there is just more or less color to "stick" to your hCG.) Some tests are more or less sensitive-- even 2 tests in the same box can be different. Also, your urine may have more or less hCG in it depending on what you ate or drank, or how long it's been since you last peed. <span class="style15">Food itself does not cause false results, but can affect how much urine you have and how dilute it is. Eating salty chips and drinking caffeine all day will result in more concentrated pee, whereas gorging on watermelon and ginger ale will result in lots of very dilute pee.</span> But an HPT is <strong>not meant to tell you "how" pregnant you are</strong>. It only tells you <strong>if you are pregnant or not</strong>. As long as there is a line in the results window, you are pregnant.</p>
<p>Some women experiencing early miscarriages do notice their lines getting fainter or disappearing entirely, but even if your line gets fainter, it is <strong>not</strong> a guarantee that you are miscarrying, or that anything is wrong. See <a href="http://www.peeonastick.com/hptfaq.html#21" target="_blank">FAQ 21</a> for normal levels of hCG and how to properly measure it</p>
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<p>Give it another couple of days.  If you are only going off of two days worth of tests, a number of things could account for the difference.  In general, I'd say that you will see the test get darker over the course of the week.  But did you get up to pee in the middle of the night?  Did you drink a lot of water before bed or during the night?  The test you took yesterday could have just been more sensitive even if it was the same brand.  Or maybe your pee yesterday was more concentrated.  Either way, I wouldn't get too concerned yet.  Just take another tomorrow or in two days and see if you notice it getting a little darker. </p>
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<p>From what I understand, it is really rare to never get a positive but is possible.</p>
 

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<p>Okay, I snuck off and replenished my stash of dollar tree tests. I was going to wait till tomorrow morning but of course, as soon as I got home I ran straight to the bathroom..rofl. And its much darker! I mean, not near as dark as the control, but very easy to see even in dim lighting :) Even dh was like, "okay, i believe that one!".. he TOTALLY didn't even believe I was pregnant. So all doubts, gone. That was a *real* positive. And I didn't even use fmu or have super dark pee :D lol. </p>
 

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<p>Yay!! Congrats!!  I'm so happy you got your positive! My DH didn't believe my first positive with my last pregnancy or with this one so you're not alone.  It took 3 days both times of me seeing lines and him seeing nothing til he finally believed it.  I think women have x ray vision when it comes to seeing little pink lines!  </p>
 
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