Is it ok to use the strip if I accidentally touched the wrong end? Vessel Health September 25, 2020 23:52 Updated Yes, you can still use the strip but just know if you touch the chemical pads directly it may throw off your results. Related articles What should I do if I miss my usual morning test? Can I take the test after I have eaten or drunk something? What should I do if I drop or damage my strip? How should I store my strips before and during the test? How do I contact support? Isn't my hydration always going to be low if I'm testing first thing in the morning?