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Wow...actually, <a href="http://www.saveontests.com" target="_blank">www.saveontests.com</a> is MUCH cheaper...more than half...and I ordered from them twice and got my tests in less than a week, from CANADA!!<br><br>
Definitely worth a peak!
 

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Just one note on those. I have used the cheap internet tests quite a lot, and they don't always work that well for me. The ovulation tests usually dont' even give a second line, and then around ovulation there is the faintest of faint second lines on it for me, I have never had a clear positive on those. I do get positives just fine on the more expensive ovulation tests.<br><br>
The pregnancy tests are 'famous' for giving faint lines, even when people are pretty pregnant already. And I have a friend, who did test positive with other brands at 13dpo, 14dpo, but the cheap internet test did not give a pos till 15dpo. Then on 16dpo it was negative again! She was all worried about miscarrying, but it turned out to be just the test, she is 12 weeks pregnant right now and doing just fine.<br><br>
I have had BFNs on those internet tests when I did test pos on other brands already. Even although they are supposed to be super sensitive, I do not think that that's really the case.<br><br>
So yes, they are cheap, and they do satisfy my testing obsession most of the time, but they might not always be as reliable as you would want them to be.<br><br>
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I was really wondering about the cheaper tests. I realize that more expensive does not always equal better quality...but this cycle, I had the cheap ovulation tests from saveontests, and NEVER got a + test. I bought a box of First Response tests, and got a + on cd14, and using the same urine (peed in a cup) 2 different test from saveon both came up negative..<br><br>
I do know other people that have used the cheap tests with no problem, but I am not very confident in them anymore. Looks like I will be going to the pharmacy to get tests next cycle.
 

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It is too bad that their have been bad experiences out there. Are you sure that people are using them correctly? Unlike a lot of other tests, these must be read AFTER 5 minutes...perhaps you gave up too early??<br><br>
Just wanted to share my experience...I used the ovulation tests quite successfully for 4 cycles, and each time I would get faint indications that my LH was surging for 2-3 days before my peak day (which was always as dark, if not as wide, as the test line). Then I used the pregnancy tests and got a super faint positive at 10dpo (and a slightly darker faint positive on an opk that same day...did you know opk's can be early pregnancy tests?) We were going out of town so I didn't get to test again until 14 dpo, when I tested in the middle of the day and got a clear positive. Total investment for tests for 4 months: $26, plus I could test with opks as much as I needed to, and I have extras (about 6 of each) to give to a friend who's now ttc.<br><br>
For me, it was great!!
 

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Yes, I was using them correctly. After 2 years of ttc-ing right now, and 6 kids before that, I really do know how to read pg and ovulation tests, even if they say check after 5 minutes. Heck, I tend to take them out innumerable times every day to check whether maybe there is a line there now, even although there wasn't one 10 minutes ago. Maybe when I take it outside? Tilt it just so? <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br><br>
I know some people have good experiences, but there are an awful lot of people that do not have good experiences with them.<br><br>
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Bj's wholesale club now sells e.p.t tests in a 3 pack for $15. Although not as cheap as the online test I think it's still pretty cheap.
 

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I bought a 10-pack of midstream tests from <a href="http://www.early-pregnancy-tests.com" target="_blank">www.early-pregnancy-tests.com</a> and it cost $23.20 with free shipping. I wasn't pg though, so I don't know about false negatives. That site also has bulk discounts - if you buy 100, they're only 65 cents each! How's that for compulsive testing!<br><br>
I did see faint lines a lot though, and I heard some brands have evaporation lines.<br><br>
I think I will stick to my local pharmacy from now on. I can buy two for under $5 there. They are the kind where you have to use a dropper, and there is also the hassle of having to go there and wait in line, but oh well.
 
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