Are Pink Dye Pregnancy Tests Better


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Dye tests tend to be more sensitive to hCG, making them better options for earlier use. While pink dye tests win for internet popularity, they boast a similar sensitivity to blue dye options. Pink lines tend to be easier to see when testing early compared to blue lines. First Response brand pregnancy tests are considered by many to be the best and most accurate tests you can buy (the price reflects this, of course), and they use pink dye. The choice is yours, of course, but my advice would be to purchase a pink dye test. Well, according to many women who regularly do pregnancy tests because they are hoping for a baby each month, there is a large difference between pregnancy tests that use blue dye, and pregnancy tests that use pink dye.

Which one is better, and why? Of course, there are expensive and cheap pregnancy tests on the market. I don’t notice a difference between the blue and pink, but haven’t had a lot of experience with blues.

I think I took one when I got my BFP with a pink for my DD and it looked the same to me. As far as the digitals go, I think people wait to get them because they’re so much more expensive than the traditional tests and they don’t want to waste them on BFNs. Digital pregnancy tests should not be used for early testing; however, they will take the guess-work out of reading the results. They are great for “confirming” a positive result or for use after a missed period.

Pink dye pregnancy tests are better than blue dye pregnancy tests. Pink dye tests are usually easy to read and are less likely to give you a false-positive result or evaporation line. I’ve heard that blue dye can give more false positives than pink dye.

For a good quality basic test I think the tescos own is v good (I also have a digi with conception indicator which I will use to confirm pg when I’ve got a BFP (big fat positive (pregnancy test)) on another test) x. I took the Equate Early Pregnancy test (with blue dye) yesterday morning and this morning and both gave me a very strong positive result right away-within 1 minute. I thought I was pregnant but now I read that blue dye tests are not reliable. Is it right that u don’t get evap lines on tests that use pink dye?

I heard it’s only the blue dye tests that do this. Comments from original poster (3) Comments from original poster (3) Load more. Comment. If it’s pink it’s a BFP (big fat positive (pregnancy test)).

Ross says the pink dye tests are the most accurate and reliable, as well as being easier to interpret than the blue dye tests. As for which tests are the most sensitive and can give you a positive. It depends on where you are in your cycle. While digitals are easier to read, they tend to be less sensitive than pink dye tests. If you want to test before you miss your period, a pink dye test is recommended (14).

If you get a negative result but don’t really trust the test results, repeat the test.

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Other tests merely require urinating on a chemical-coated Stick, which changes color if the woman is pregnant.

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Some women test multiple brands to make sure that they all are positive.

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These tests usually show a color change when a particular subunit of the hormone hCG reacts with the test substances.

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The commercial kits can show a positive reaction with color change when the urinary hCG levels are >50 IU/L or with some kits >25 IU/L. The woman would be able to know about her pregnancy within 1 week of missing her period using this test.

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Safer screening test for pregnant women.

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The test is more sensitive the darker the illumination and the smaller the screen.

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If the test does not function properly, no pink lines will be visible.

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False positives are fairly common as any reducing substance can cause the color change.

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The accumulation of complexes shows up as a line of the dye at the window, indicating a positive pregnancy test.

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Testing is expensive.

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  • i took a test and i could’ve swore i saw a line but i wasn’t sure. so i waited a while and got nervous so i went back and looked and it was a pink half a line. what does that mean

  • Its not a fake line for a fake positive. It wouldn’t make a + if it weren’t’re misreading the lines..i took apart mine just to see and well it did make a positive..still i got a negative on digitals and positive on bluedye i guess I’ll wait a few days to test again i heard digitals take longer to read positive..fingers crossed

  • Wow people…. It’s not a fake line. Your positive result is simply a VERTICAL LINE. I hope you realize this by now. The horizontal fixed line is just for the benefit of seeing a PLUS SIGN if it’s positive

  • problem being the milli-International Units per milliliter (mIU/ml) sensitivity is different the line tests will be showing you a positive before the digital says Pregnant.

  • It’s the equate one step pregnancy test. Mom used this brand only and found out she was pregnant with all 9 of her kids with this test. I don’t find it faulty at all really.

  • That almost feels Fraudulent to me! That make me super irritated because alot of women rely on those tests to be accurate���� i say we call that company and seriously complain. Thats messin with alot of women’s emotions!

  • All the +/blue tests are this way, including Clear blue. I assume it’s to prevent the dye from bleeding out from negative line into the positive one.

  • wait I don’t get it because those tests are supposed to have the plastic line there? those and the equate +/tests have the plastic line

  • See mine show the same way with my daughter my test was very faint and did not show for a few house so i said no way but i was 2 months pregnant shes a year now..and now i took 5 test one negative and 4 very faint but also didnt show till later expect one showed with in the time i keep saying its evaps but id be about 11 weeks now should the line be darker…?

  • The blue dye yet devastated us last cycle. I will never test blue dye again! I had a two false positives:( it was with clear blue.

  • wow that is nuts what the heck is with that fake line?? i agree you should get more people in on this and call and complain you could be a part of a huge suit and get money for your emotional damage its caused 😉 thats what i would say, seriously hope you dont get those again, thats a mind f*^% at its finest.

  • Not to be rude with the question but how often do you and your husband do the deed. I’ve been trying to conceive for 2 years now and I have PCOS. People say don’t have sex everyday because it lessons the chance to get pregnant. No one I know is trying to conceive so just curious.

  • So I got an off brand Kroger type 2 test blue lines and they are faint. 5 days early. But took a first response and its nothing.. Do you like the first response I keep seeing different opinions on first response is it waste of money

  • I just took a rexall pregnancy test today and it’s a very very faint line. But when I took the test strip out it’s a little bit darker. I have been pregnant before I just got over a miscarriage a month ago so But I haven’t gotten my first period yet. Not sure if I’m pregnant or not

  • Hey I’ve been looking an having faint test too I see a faint line I’m 7 days til my period it comes right up I buy test everyday I feel so weird for this but hey ��

  • You should get the pack on amazon that have like 100 girl! They work well also no need to spend big bucks on those name brand ones

  • Ugh guys help! I know that blue dyes are Notorious for having those false positive faint lines, but I’ve taken 12 of them and they ALL have a faint line!! Does the world hate me or am I pregnant?!

  • This gives me hopes I took 2 pregnancy test with the 5 day sooner and it was faint but you can see the blue I took it way b4 my missed period cause my mother in las said she had a dream I was pregnant and I had already had a feeling so I took one and then the 2nd one 4 days later and it was still faint positive I’m waiting 2 weeks till I take another one ☝️ hopefully I am if only I can post my pictures of the test ������

  • I said a prayer for you that God blesses you to conceive a baby❤ I don’t know if you’re religious or not, but I just felt the need to say a prayer for you sweetheart. God’s got this!

    Don’t rule out the digital test, it’s the opposite of what you said, they’re more sensitive. Look at her video. Mine happened the same as hers. First response gave me a negative and I got my positive on a clear blue digital and I was 12 dpo.

  • My wife has faint lines in all of her test after they dried up. Is it possible for them to be evap lines on all of them? Only this cycle tho.

  • Hey girl, I am following your story! I hope you get that reassurance and it really is a positive! Also, look into early ultrasound place. ����

  • I have a situation where the girl im dating is on birth control (combination pills) and had a very short period along with a few other weird symptoms. She took a clear blue and it said negative (one blue line) then she put it in here purse and a few hours later went to toss it our it had a lighter blue line that showed up on the pregnant side. We got so scared so we got another clear blue an a first response test. She took 2 others that day(all negative) but the next morning she took the first response and initially it said negative (8am) then I looked around 10am and I noticed a faint line (slightly pink) so we started freaking out and took 2 other test all came back negative. We went to planned parent hood and took a urine analysis that night around 6pm and they said it was a clear negative ( i ready that the urine test they do is similar to the at home test) so we went for a blood test and are waiting or the results. Were terrified right now and could use some advise. I can send pics etc. I know all i can do is wait for the blood test results (2-3 days) but im loosing my mind. Any advise?

  • This made me so happy, thank you so much for mentioning evap lines dont have color! I have a “faint” line, it’s pretty hardcore though, if I wanted to take a picture of it I could! The only thing I’m worried about is I’m bleeding. But that just gave me so much hope! We’ve been trying 3 years ��

  • Our first response test is saying no but a cheaper brand blue lined test both different days are showing faint blue lines.. Am I pregnant.. Or how long should I wait and should I not use first response also having crazy symptoms

  • This was helpful. I had a faint blue line on a test and i posted it to a group and everyone kept trying to tell me it was an evap line and that they had false positives with blue dye tests.

  • Have you tried the progesterone suppositories three days after you ovulate? Up until you test around 14 days past ovulation? That’s the only way I stay pregnant! Obviously were two different people with probably two different issues LOL but I didn’t know if you’ve tried that before. That’s what my fertility specialist tried with me and it has worked two times now! I’m pregnant with our third!! I used fertility friend app too and after the third day rise that’s when I would start taking the progesterone suppositories at night time so it would absorb in my body while I was sleeping

  • So I took two tests at the same time. One didn’t test at all. No lines. The other had both lines but one was faint. This was within 10 minutes. What does this mean? I’m gonna get another test but I’d like to know and yes they were Both pink lines

  • I read mine right away and it was a clear blue test. So no way for the urine to get on the test. But I see a faint gain super gain line. I told my husband to look at it so I knew I wasn’t imagining a line and he saw it too.

  • I kid you not I have taken at least 20 test all different brands and I’ve been getting faint positives but on the digital it says NO. I feel like I’m going crazy but it’s nice knowing I’m not alone

  • Hey! Thanks for the info:) I took a test and I forgot about it, I went back to check on it and there was a faint but not super faint second blue line! But I’m currently spotting red/brown blood. What does this mean?

  • A fainted line appeared on my test after 10 mins it’s really really clear almost invisible but with your eyes you can see it. I don’t know is it a positive or Evap line ugh ��
    Edit: I took a clearblue and the fainted line was blue but like light blue so idk ugh

  • I missed my period for 3 weeks now and my lines are still the same since the first test. And i also feel the symptoms so i really dont know whats up

  • Are me and hubby crazy.. Please help.. We tested the 6th and the test was clearly No.. Then tested the 7th early morning and its was a faint blue line me and hubby see in light and see it not in light its faint.. Took another 7th in evening same coloring but a tad bit darker.. When should we test again..

  • I absolutely love your videos! I feel like we go on the ride with you to you having a baby. Not only are you hilarious and awesome, you are genuine and I’m rooting for you from Ontario! Keep sharing your vlogs:). Booo to the blue plastic line!

  • What does it mean when you just peed on the stick you see faint blue line but once it’s done the line is just a light clear line you can see?

  • Back in January of this year I randomly took a test and it was negative (that’s what I assumed)… I tossed it and went to work… came back from work 8 hours later and it was just the slightest pink line… I immediately freaked out until I googled it and found out about evaporation lines. This was about 8 days before my period was due… I took another about 6 days before my period was due and it was negative…. fast forward 6 days and my period never came. The next day I took another test and BAM two very visible lines. Unfortunately the pregnancy ended at 6 weeks.

    Got on birth control in March (the kind where I only get a period every 3 months)…. started having random cramps a few days ago (similar to when I was pregnant last time) I took a test to ease my mind and to eliminate pregnancy. Bc I am on birth control AND I take my pill like clock work I knew it was impossible to be pregnant. Well not to my surprise it showed up negative initially… BUT my boyfriend looked in the trash about 4 hours after I took it and he swears it’s positive. It’s a very slight pink line…. similar to last time…. now it’s a game of cat and mouse since I don’t have a period due until the end of August.

  • So I bought a cheap dollar tree pregnancy test and it the controls line didn’t show up, but the test line was real faint. What dose that mean? I think it was broken or just cheap.

  • I’m so confused cause I didnt look super close at my test when I took it this morning (thought it was negative) but when I went to throw it away there was a pretty faint blue thick line.. could that have been an evap line? I took a 2nd test a couple hours later which was negative but idk if I need to wait longer or if I’m in the clear? I feel like I’m going crazy lol.

  • This info is so helpful!! This gave me relief & I wasn’t sure if mine was positive or not. Thankfully it is just an evaporation line. Mine is a very faint gray line when the line is red or whatever color it is when it is positive. Whew! I’m relieved.

  • Hi ladies, please could someone explain this to me. I have 31 day cycle. I got my period on 13th December 2019 and my ovulation day according to flo app and ovulation test was 29th dec. I took ovulation test on 28th, it was positive. I jokingly took a pregnancy test, it came out a faint line. So i waited and took another pregnancy test on 30th it was also negative. What does it mean

  • Hi I took a pregnancy test and I have a faint red line, but I took another one and came out negative I’ve not missed a period yet I have 8 days to go what does that mean?

  • I’m 5 days late, we’ll I thought I was but always was thinking this whole month I had ovulated a week late because my boobs started hurting a week later than they usually do before my cycle. So I took two tests and they were both very light blue and did not show up at the right time frame. More like about 20 min after but they do have color. I plan to test again in a few days

  • Buy wondfo early response tests on amazon they saved me so much money. And they are better then first response the line came up 2 days earlier than first response for me. Give them a try

  • I took some test last month and they all came up with a faint line. Within a week a got my period. But this month I took another test 2weeks after my period and I also got a faint line on all 3 test.? I’m just so confused…

  • I took a test and it had a very faint line, I don’t remember if I checked it too late however I took another test and it was negative but the line was blue dyed… I also think it’s possibly too early to detect hcg because my period isn’t due yet what do you suggest or think this could all mean.

  • You got it wrong. The plastic line is fine, the control line should be right across it so it would be a + if you werw pregnant but you aren’t that’s why it didn’t show up

  • I took one in the middle of the day Friday and it said I wasn’t pregnant (clear blue pregnancy test ) and then I just took one at midnight and it has a faint line idk if I am or not

  • I just took 2 of the first response ones yesterday around 7pm and they’re a little more noticeable than yours but still super faint but I definitely see 2 lines… how much longer should I wait to take another one? Im dying to find out for sure

  • I am so glad i seen this video i have had two miscarriages back to back after trying for 5 years to get prego and now three months later from my last miscarriage i am prego again and i have a very faint line but im a week away from wene im supposed to have my period and now i see i wasnt the only one now i know why the others where faint also the low hcg and because i was going to already have a miscarriage but this line is before my missed period and its way more clear than the laat ones but still faint this gives me hope btw did that poignancy stick? I hope in my case third is the charm

  • I met my Husband when i was 25, We both knew we wanted kids and we knew we needed to get started soon. So i decided to go for fertility test and get some basic testing done, when the result came out my report was totally discouraging, my doctor told me that probably my only chance to get pregnant was to use a donor egg. I was absolutely shocked, we hadn’t even started trying yet, and all of a sudden I was told that I had absolutely no chance of getting pregnant on my own, my head was full of terrifying thoughts like I wouldn’t ever be a mother etc. But luckily my beloved, i found dr Ebhariagbe spell and herbs whose contact was shared on Fertility blog. He is in West Africa and the charges for the herbs was so sweet and more than acceptable for me, the herbs was sent to me in few days and i followed the simple steps and i was confirmed pregnant a month after using the medication. I want everyone desperately in need for a child to contact him on this info,WhatsApp contact number +2349064310416 or visit his Instagram via @dr_ebhariagbe. I spent less money than planned, you gonna get the best from him. Thanks.

  • im very confuse right now. im period yet. i tried pt using clear blue. the 1st test i swear to G*d i saw a very faint line. i read it within 5min. so i got confuse and did the test using clear blue the next day read it within 3min and again i swear there’s the faint line again. i dont know what to think and to do.:( im getting sad

  • everyone please help I found out i was pregnant on 3rd Febuary 2020 but i miscarried on 15th February at 4 weeks. 2 weeks after that i took a Several hpts and they were negative. so i knew i was clear and ready to start trying again. I had a positive opks on the 12th March and at 12dpo i took a hpt and it was a faint positive. I took another one 2 day later and it was negative. On 28th, unfortunately i had heavy bleeding with clots. Today April 1st, i tested again, and there is a faint line? Could i be pregnant or i have micarried. My boobs are heavy and sore and i am nauseas with no food appetite

  • I tested today at 10 dpo and got a super faint full blue line, evap is a thin line like hair but this was the same width as the other line

  • Last night I got my first Faint line!! I thought I was crazy but I had to check! It was on 8 dpo. Waiting 48 hours till my next test! It’s so crazy seeing the HCG progression! I love your video!

  • I took a test and my line was insanely faint, but then a week or two later I bled for three days thinking it was my period. I called my dr to get something looked at and they said something making me question if I should take another test. Well, I did and it’s definitely positive

  • This is so me right now!! I saw a faint line after it showed neg on the same test 6 days ago.. Missed my period two days ago! Gonna take another teat tomorrow to see of I’ll see a stronger libe because I’ve now missed my period for 2 days!

  • I took 3 first response the regular one, the digital & the rapid result. The rapid result had a faint line but the regular & digital was negative. The next day I decided to test again but using the dollar tree ones and they all had like a whiteish line pop up it wasn’t blank at all.

    Update: I got my period ��

  • Mines look like this on both I’m convinced I’m pregnant because it would be plain whit negative if I wasn’t pregnant. But I had a very faint line like here

  • I just want to say everyone that has a faint line you might be pregnant because my line was sooooo faint and I wait and took another one 5 days later and I came out I’m pregnant

  • The strip from the digital, will always contain lines no matter if you’re pregnant or not…. it’s the way they’re designed clear blue is even like this…

  • Omg girl! I hope you are pregnant!! Positive vibes ❤️❤️ Praying for you ���� in my opinion I never took the first response either because it always said negative like ALL the time. I used the Walmart one the HCG pregnancy test. That helped me a lot especially testing if my HCG got higher every week ��

  • I swear to god I just saw the faintest line on a test and I feel crazy but I swear it’s there lol so watching everyone else show me their faint lines, that I can’t see on camera but I believe you, makes me feel better lol it won’t show up on camera at all but I swear I see it ����

  • hi.. i also have a very faint line on my 11dpo and i tried testing again the next day with diff. PT but the result is only one line. should I try again on the next coming days? i’m so confused.��

  • So you are pregnant?? In the same spot rn. I’m 6 days late period it technically over and I got 3 faint positives on blue dye but the pink dyes keep giving me negatives

  • The fine print on those First Response early result tests is that only 63% of women get a positive result in that up to 6 days before MP. So that leaves a lot who are pregnant but don’t get the positive yet!

  • Digitals year strips run different that’s why they say don’t open them. But I won’t use digitals until I have missed my cycle and death to blue dye!!! So hard to tell clearly. Keep testing mama.

  • Also keep in mind, NEVER OPEN A DIGITAL! lol there’s always always always two lines on a digital strip, no matter what brand is used.

  • I didn’t see anything on these test, but it could be you were testing too early…. Also digitals usually require more hcg to show positive (usually 50). I must admit, Mines picked up on a Clearblue digital when my hcg was only 35, in early pregnancy.
    Dollar Tree test usually require you to miss 1 day-1 week to show up positive, but may beforehand.
    The First Signal Test say 1 day after period is due to one week late, but to me they are very sensitive & pick up hcg in the early weeks. The con is that they are prone to evaps.