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how accurate are..

dollar store hpts? and would you use them over name brand tests.

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Asked by Italiana88 at 3:52 PM on Jan. 25, 2011 in Trying to Conceive

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  • They are just as accurate as name brands and most are made by the name brand companies. The dollar store ones are the ones my doctor recommends.

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 3:55 PM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • I did they are great. I even did the store brand kind to make sure, they are the samething.

    Answer by sta517 at 3:57 PM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • i use them over the name brands only because they are a dollar. i am so impatient and have to test like every other day or it drives me crazy! When i get to like 3wks past my missed period then i will buy a digital..right now i am only 3 days though...and the dollar stores are still giving me negs. i really don't have a reg period though either.

    Answer by shay1130 at 4:01 PM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • they are just as acurate as long as the experiation date is not past. Yes I have used them

    Answer by MamaWolf1981 at 4:02 PM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • they were right every time and now that im ttc to i buy them because getting 2 test for 7 dollars is 2 much so ill keep my fingers cross for u gud luck

    Answer by kai302 at 4:10 PM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • never used them but heard great things, i for one can never get a positive on most urine tests even at the dr's but will get positive blood tests with normal levels and obviously confirmed by ultrasound so who knows.

    Answer by Crystal8327 at 7:50 PM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • Worked for both of mine!

    Answer by BansheeQueen at 11:26 PM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • Just as good as anything else out there. Recommended if you test alot due to TTC.

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 9:40 AM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • The accuracy mostly depends on when you use them, the earlier, the less accurate they'll be.

    Unless they're First Response brand and specifically say on the package "can test as early as 6 days after your missed period"

    Answer by ChelseATX at 5:51 PM on Jan. 30, 2011

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