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    Or it could be twins - that might explain the high hcg

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    The clearblue tests tell you how many days post conception so if it's saying 3+ it means 21 days post conception (whereas you think it's only 10).

    3 weeks post conception on an average cycle should be five weeks pregnant counting from the first day of your last period.

    The threshold for the test to say 3+ is 2518 HCG, but the tests are a little unreliable and lots of women don't get the 3+ till their HCG is up around 3000.

    See this study on Clear Blue thresholds: http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/cdrh_d...ws/K112870.pdf

    If your last period was less than five weeks ago then I'd be guessing twins or just unusually high HCG.

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    I have had super high HCG levels with both my singleton pregs, and the clear blue tests always tell me the wrong dates. My hcg triples every 2-3 days instead of the usual double, but it also peaks a lot earlier, around the same levels that other woman reach.

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    I'm hoping for unusually high levels and not twins !!

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    Good luck today xx

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    I tested at 4+1 and got a 3+ weeks result with my DS. I had bloods done at 4+4 and the level was 2920 so there's no way I was over 2000 when I did the test. I think that the tests are very inaccurate and create a lot of unnecessary stress! My hcg levels were high throughout the pregnancy but it was just one healthy bubba. Congratulations!!!

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    Thanks for the encouragement that the tests may not be 100% correct - I hope that is the case!

    Off to get bloods done today and an early dating ultrasound at the end of next week so see how we go

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    Hi mums

    Thought I would update you all - had a scan today and found out I'm actually 6w3d pregnant - and not twins! So the test was correct, it had been 3+ weeks since conception!

    My last period must have not been a real period at all which is why I was so confused.

    Thank you all for your help

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