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..... tried either of these online companies that sell pg tests really cheap? What were your experiences as a customer?<br><br><a href="http://store.yahoo.com/early-pregnancy-tests/pregnancytests.html" target="_blank">http://store.yahoo.com/early-pregnan...ancytests.html</a><br><br><a href="http://www.accuratepregnancytests.com/order_cc_pregnancy_tests.html#pregnancy_strips" target="_blank">http://www.accuratepregnancytests.co...egnancy_strips</a><br><br>
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I haven't tried those, but I went to <a href="http://www.early-pregnancy-tests.com" target="_blank">www.early-pregnancy-tests.com</a> and bought 10 midstream tests for $23.20, with free shipping. They sold dip tests for as low as 65 cents if you bought 100 of them, so they would be good for a compulsive tester.<br><br>
I really was <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/neg.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="negative"> but I hear the cheap tests give a lot of false <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/neg.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="negative">, faint lines that cause people to worry they are miscarrying, etc. I often feel there is a reason certain things are so cheap, and I don't think I will use those tests this time around. I can get two for under $5 at the nearest pharmacy.<br><br>
The tests I bought did have a lot of evaporation lines that could be mistaken for a <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/pos.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="positive">, which is why I used up all 10 of them in about 2 months.<br><br>
The TTC thread has a discussion about cheap tests...
 

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I used OPK's and HPT's from <a href="http:" target="_blank">www.saveontests.com...</a> I think they're the same one's sold on other sites... just direct w/o the markup.<br><br>
I found both tests to be very accurate for me. I had a hCG trigger and it still showed up veeeeeery faintly at about 9dpt then no line for a couple days, then faint, but clear + the eve of 12dpo (but - that am).<br><br>
I also had good luck with the OPK's and it was nice because the line got darker the closer I was to the peak.<br><br>
I don't think everyone is as happy with them as I am, but hey, for that little $ I didn't have emotional turmoil over when to test. You can have a couple of name brand tests in the house as a backup to confirm a BFP (but beware of the detection level).<br><br>
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I got some of the dipstick type sticks from Jennifer at emibeans.com I had spent about $60 already on the expensive drugstore kind and got no clear results...with the cheap ones I got a positive result right away (my first positive, I was already 4 weeks pregnant)<br><br>
I thought they worked great and still have 8 left...they were only a dollar each.
 

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I had accurate results with Aimsticks (when TTC and finally PG with #2), but with #3, I was still testing negative with tests from saveontests.com when the Walmart store brand gave me a positive.
 

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Well, thanks for the advice. I think I'll stick to First Response. They've always been reliable for me. However, it won't be this month, because I got my period. I don't think it's implanation bleeding, I didn't have it the other two times I got pregnant.<br><br>
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Just wanted to chime in as someone who had great experiences with <a href="http://www.saveontests.com." target="_blank">www.saveontests.com.</a> I used both opks and hpts, dip-in-the-cup-style, and with the o tests I had a few days warning, and with the hpts I got a faint but visible bfp at 10dpo...<br><br>
Seems like some people do have bad experiences, though...but perhaps they haven't bought them recently? Mine were all purchased this spring...and it was the only way I'd have been able to tests, since there's no way we could afford the drug store tests. My total investment was $23 or so, and I still have a bunch left I'm planning to give away to a friend...<br><br>
Just my $.02!!
 
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