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    Default Any one have a long luteal phase? Help

    Hi Ladies i am currently 15 or 16 DPO and i have heard that the luteal phase, so the day after O till AF should be 14 to 16 days.
    I have been told this does not change, and im am under the impression mine is a 14 day phase yet i dont have my af, and i keep getting negative HPT!
    If i dont get af tmrw then i definatly am having a long phase, i actually got a positive OPK on cd13 so i just dont get whats going on.
    Other than some pms signs it doesnt seem like af is coming as i always get brownish spotting a couple of days before af starts properly!
    Thoughts or advice???

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    Hey Nic26, I think 14-16 days is more of an average for a luteal phase. A bit like saying a menstrual cycle is on average 28 days. I asked a similar question a while back & some ladies replied that theirs are around 17 days or longer.. I'm 4 months off the pill & still trying to sort it out! Hope that helps?! Also a positive OPK on CD13 could mean you ovulated 1-2 days after this cos the LH surge happens before the egg gets released..
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    Thank you green tea it does help, but it also makes me more positive im not utd

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    Are you sure of when you ovulated? It can sometimes be problematic to pinpoint!

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    Yes i am positive, i got a positive urine opk and i had the pains about 30 hrs after the test, EWCM ect... it happened for sure

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    It's not uncommon for ovulation to fizzle out then the body immediately gear up to ovulate again, hence you can have a positive OPK but ovulate later than you thought (especially if you have a virus, tired, stressed, or PCOS, etc, or can just happen for no reason at all).

    It sounds like your luteal phase isn't tooo long... i dont think there's a huge varation in the luteal phase, it's more that there's a hgue variation in when people ovulate.... but you could be pregnant but not getting a postiive test yet too!? Hope you get an answer really really soon.

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    Thank you, well im hoping its just that im pg and the hpt just isnt my friend, but the one thing im sure about is that i did O because of my endo i can actually tell when i O by the pains, my specialist said its normal with endo to feel what i do at that time, how ever maybe im out by a day or so. FX its because there is a bubba in there!!!! Has any one got negative HPT on cd 30 and still been pregnant???

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    What ended up happening OP?


 

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