Was actively trying to conceive, even timing ovulation for 4 months. Period was due 25th but had 2-3 days of odd, dark bleeding/spotting on the 20th. Not like a normal period but not like everyone describes Implantation bleeding to be. It would go from light to dark, heavy to light over the 2-3 day time span. Took a First Response HPT last night and it was positive. Took a Walgreens brand test today and it was negative. Im a little confused as to what could be going on. Am I or could I be pregnant. Could it be implantation bleeding or just an odd cycle?
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The bleeding that you describe could be the probable implantation bleeding. The urine pregnancy tests rarely show false positive results, and these should always be done on an early morning first urine sample to get accurate results (pregnancy hormone HCG is believed to be in highest concentration in this sample, and you should avoid lot of fluid intake and caffeinated beverages in the night before taking the test). The symptoms could suggest chances of pregnancy. Wait and watch for your periods. If pregnancy is suspected, look out for development of any other new symptoms suggestive of pregnancy. If periods do not start within 10 days of expected period dates, or if you get abnormal periods, or if you suspect chances of pregnancy, consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet.
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