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If it is negative on 6dp5dt it will be negative on beta as well

So i cracked and had hpt on day 3,4 and 6dp5dt (twice) all came with white stark ... i think this means that my beta (scheduled in 4 days) will be negative as well, right?

Re: If it is negative on 6dp5dt it will be negative on beta as well

  • Not necessarily. I remember I used an internet cheapie hpt after my first beta on 11dp5dt and it was faint. That pregnancy resulted in my son.  I wouldn’t rule it out, if I were you. I think it’s recommend to test past the expected date of menstruation because it’s not always sensitive enough to detect before that. And I’ve heard that while it’s not common, some people just don’t test positive on hpt. 
    Me: 40  DH: 45
    Unexplained infertility, polycystic ovaries, insulin resistance
    IVF#1 (10/16): Luteal stim, 22R, 10M, 8F. All lost.
    IVF#2 (12/16): Luteal stim, 15R, 3M + 6M (in vitro), 8F, 5B.  All PGS abnormal. 
    IVF#3 (4/17): Long-agonist, 15R, 10M, 10F, 7B. 4 PGS Normal
    FET#1 (7/24/17): 1 embryo, Beta: 143 on 8/2/17. Baby boy born 3/30/2018
  • what test are you using? I've found that the FRER are considerably more "sensitive" than internet cheapies and other digital tests.  FRER can pick up an HCG of 6.5 with a faint line.  I have seen women turn tests later than 6dpt, but i feel like i usually see FRERs turn by 6dpt with a faint but discernable line.

    you're not completely out, but just trying to give you the possible alternative outcome. 
    me: 37 dh: 42; TTC since Jan 2016
    dx: PCOS, low progesterone; 2 MMC
    Sept FET 2018 Spreadsheet
    3 failed IUIs (clomid + ovidrel), unresponsive to femara
    Jan 2 2018 - 1st IVF cycle - 9 retrieved, 7 mature/fertilized, 1 5d transfer + 5 untested snowbabies
    Jan 19 2018 - Fresh Transfer #1 one 5dt; BFP 1/25/2018; EDD 10/7/2018; MMC at 8w3d; D&C 3/6/2018
    May 16 2018 - FET #1 one 5dt; BFP with 4 betas (6.5, 24.3, 165.5, 2250) - EDD 2/1/2019; MMC at 6w; D&C 6/20/18
    Sept 17 2018 - FET #2 one 5dt; BFP 38.9 7dpt, 167 9dpt - EDD 6/5/2019  
    (3 untested embryos remain)


  • 6dp5dt is only 11 days past ovulation.  You won't definitely get a BFP on a HPT that early.  I think I got my first BFP for my chemical pregnancy on 11dpo (8dp3dt), but it was very very faint and I used a FRER.  If you haven't had your beta yet, go get a FRER.  
    TTC since August 2016, with RE since August 2017
    ME: 37, FSH 5.9-9.9, AMH 2.152, AFC 10-11
    DH: 38, MFI (count 78 million, motility 46%, morphology 1%)
    11/2017 IVF#1 antagonist protocol with BCP (300iu Follistim, 300iu Menopur, Ganirelix last 5 days) 9R, 9M, 5F, 2 blasts, both PGS abnormal
    3/2018 IVF #2 antagonist protocol w/o BCP ((300iu Follistim, 300iu Menopur, Ganirelix last 4 days) 6R, 3M, 3F, 1 blast (not good enough to PGS test)
    5/2018 IVF #2 testosterone protocol with lupron flare (300 iu Gonal F, 150iu Menopur, HGH last 4 days) 12R, 6M, 7F - froze all at day 3 
    FET #1 7/2018 BFN, FET #2 9/2018 BFP chemical, FET #3 11/2018 BFP concerning u/s at 7w

  • I didn't get a faint line on an HPT until the morning of 6 days past transfer. I've seen many not see it until a little later. Mainly depends on when your embryo implants and when HCG doubles. If it were late to implant, your HCG may not be high enough yet to show anything. 
    TTC #1 since April 2015
    June 2016 - CP
    2017 - Medicated Cycles & IUI's
    IVF w/ PGS  - January 2018
    FET #1 - April 2018 - BFN
    ERA Cycle May / June 2018
    ERA Biopsy June 2018 ~ Results: receptive (no change)
    FET #2 - July 2018 - BFP <3 Beta #1 - 137 Beta #2 - 410
    U/S #1 7wk1d - HB 144 U/S #2 9w1d HB 166
    Anatomy Scan 1st 11/2/18 2nd AS 11/19
    EDD March 28, 2019
    Babysizer Cravings Pregnancy Tracker



  • autumnlvsautumnlvs member
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    edited December 2018
    I didn't even try testing until 9dp5dt although from reading posts, it seems like others have had success earlier but if you remember, at your beta, they're looking for a level greater than 50. The home pregnancy tests are only sensitive to a level greater than 25 - the beta doubles every 2 days... so does not make sense to test much earlier than that.
    2012 married, me 34, DH 35
    2015 TTC TI, OPKs
    2017 dx MFI, endo
    2017, 2018 clomid IUIs BFN
    2018 IVF #1, FET #1


  • @mariannenk - I wouldn't rule it out. 6dp5dt is really early. At my first beta (9dp5dt) I had HCG of 54, not all tests would've picked that up. My daughter was born 8 months later. I recommend FRER, but don't take it to heart until your beta. Seriously. Some tests are so sensitive that they can pick up naturally occurring HCG in your system (there are generally trace amounts) to give you a false positive ... and some are not sensitive enough - your embie could've taken its time hatching and implanting - that it will give you a false negative. I know it's hard, but it's best to wait it out for the blood test. Or at least 9+ days.
    **History in Spoiler**
    Me-35, DH-36 - TTC since 08/10
    Me - anovulatory, non-Insulin PCOS, DH - low end of "normal" sperm count
       IUI#1   - 02/15 - Cancelled due to scrubbed sperm count <1MM
       IVF#1  - 08/15 - 13x5-day blastocysts (ranging from AA-BB, most are 5 or 6), not PGS, on ice
       FET#1 - 10/15 - 1 emb - BFP (DD 07/16) (estrace + PIO sesame oil + prometrium)
       FET#2 - 07/17 - 1 emb - BFN (estrace + PIO sesame oil + prometrium)
       FET#3 - 08/17 - 1 emb - BFN (estrace + PIO sesame oil + prometrium)
       FET#4 - 10/17 - 2 emb - BFN (changed to estrace + prometrium because of allergic reaction to PIO sesame oil)
    ERA Testing - 12/17 - window moved (-1 day)
       FET#5 - 03/18 - 2 emb - BFN (estrace + prometrium, ERA-timing used)
    Karyotype Testing - 04/18 - Negative (we're ok)
       FET#6 - 06/18 - 2 emb - BFN (estrace + prometrium, ERA-timing used)
       FET#7 - 10/18 - 2 emb - BFN (estrace + prometrium, ERA-timing used)
       FET#8 - 11/18 - 2 emb - BFP; looks like one baby is going to make it, DD is due 8/16 (though likely to be 8/9)


  • I took an HPT after a positive beta blood test because I wanted to see one first hand and the HPT was negative. The day after I got a positive one. So I wouldn't rule anything out until beta. Given the date of your post, I hope you had your results and FX they were positive for you! 
    ***History & TW in Spoiler***

    ***bfp & child warning***
    TTC - since 2014
    7 rounds of Chlomid - BFN
    IUI #1 - October 2015 - BFN
    IUI #2 - November 2015 - BFN
    IUI #3 - December 2015 - BFN
    IVF #1 - March 2016
    Retrieval #1 - April 2016
    FET #1 - May 2016 - BFP!!! DS - Born January 2017
    FET #2 - January 2018 - BFN  
    IVF/Retrieval #2 - January 2019
    IVF/Retrieval #3 - March 2019 (in progress)


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