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Okay, so my girlfriend has taken three pregnancy tests. All have turned out negative. The most recent one less than a week ago. HOWEVER, right before I threw the box away today I read the instructions and saw that you are supposed to place the test with the indicator window facing up while you wait. She placed it facing down the last time I saw it. The tests were First Response. A condom broke on May 17. We took plan B in an hour. She menstruated the next week, a week early, then again about a week later, and again a little more than a week after that. It wasn't just spotting, there was definetely a pretty normal flow to it. Is there any chance the test results were wrong or would the position not matter. They all registered negative, not blank. Help, PLEASE!
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The control line (or symbol etc) shows that the test was completed correctly. So if the control registered (usually showing negative), that means it was okay.
Also, with plan B and at least one normal-seeming period, as well as two other pregnancy tests, there is no real chance that she is pregnant based on the May 17 risk.
Hope this makes you feel better [Smile]


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