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September 15th, 2012, 06:20 PM
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Im a bit confused. I took a test two days ago and I got a second faint line that was there for a good three minutes and only slightly fainter then the control line then it faded to nothing right before my eyes. Can anyone explain this? Ive never had a second line before not even faint, so I don't know whether to be excited and nervous or slightly relieved and disappointed. any help is appreciated. also i dont have insurance so i cant go to a doctor.
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September 15th, 2012, 09:46 PM
swtneka's Avatar Praying for a miracle
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Was it a frer. They are known for that. When the urine passes through to the control line n the test line I think it just shadows to show u where the line would be if it were a true bfp. Not saying yours not true but I would test again in a few days. Gl
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September 15th, 2012, 10:00 PM
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Whats a frer? i dont mean to be stupid but all the abbreviations are killing me lol
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September 16th, 2012, 12:24 PM
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September 16th, 2012, 07:09 PM
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It's very possible it is just an evap line (the line where the antibody strip is that would turn pink if you're pregnant.) I'd wait a couple of days and test again. In a huge majorty of cases a true positive line will not fade. Of course, there are always bad tests and funny situations that come up every now and then!
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September 16th, 2012, 11:20 PM
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OK thanks ladies.

Im going to lifeline tomorrow to get a free test. So i will post to let you know the results. Im expecting a BFN but im keeping my fingers crossed, please do the same!! lol
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