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Buying a test

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AIDS/HIV?

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Paranoid Hypochondriac

After a monogamous decade relationship, I started to date again. I found myself being careless...


important questions

Hello 1 - Can biosure Hiv Self Test detect the Antibodies After 1 or 2 year or not ? 2 -i got 2...


I'm not sure if the test is accurate

I followed the directions of the test however after 15 minutes the result was not showing as I...


Quick and very affordable

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not sure about result

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sick with worry

Question about test bought on Amazon : Hi I’m sick with worry I have done 3 biosure test now, all...


after 6 months

I got the Biosure Hiv Self Test After 6 months from last Sex Contact and My result is Negative .....


Realy paranoia

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I regularly test for peace of mind

I use Biosure self tests every few months simply for peace of mind. I was sexually assaulted 4...


Negative Result after 6 months

I got the Biosure Hiv Self Test After 6 months from last Sex Contact and My result is Negative .....


Louis

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Testing

I done the test correctly as the control line came up, although the colour of the pad went a pinky...


blue finger after test

is it normal that the finger you use the lancet on turns blue after you took blood? i'm worried now...


I went to the doctor yesterday

Hi. I went to the doctor yesterday and did a hiv test and the result was negative. After taking the...


Control line concern

I carried out the test recently and I am just curious about how the actual control line works. I...


positive test line?

Hi I was just wondering if it is possible for a positive test line to disappear, I tested but...


I'm so scared

Hi! I had a risky exposure (giving oral without ejaculation) about a year ago, then I started...


no reported false negative tests?

in various internet sources reference is made to the low number of reported false reactive tests...


Car transport

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How accurate is the test after 7 weeks?

I had unprotected sex with a guy I met on a dating app at around 7 weeks ago and have been freaking...


Indeterminant test after two negative tests

Hi I had unprotected sex in march and in may 7 weeks after I have std test done including hiv and...


blood sample valid?

I am concerned about the reliability of my negative test result. The test says to use blood from...


Fast and discrete

Fast and discrete delivery also abroad. Test was very well described. Some steps required using...


I know I need to get tested

So this is my story. I have been so scared lately over the fact that I think I have been infected...


accuracy in late stages of hiv

hello would a Biosure self test still be accurate in late stage hiv, or ten years after possible...


I had not protected oral sex

I had not protected oral sex 2 years ago. I did your test and result came negative. But I heard...


Will hospital treatment affect result?

Hi, I have taken 3 of your self test kits over the past 3 months. 1st being 4 weeks -...


I had unprotected sex about year ago

I had unprotected sex about year ago. I did your test because I found some symptoms as short...


Faint control line

I had real trouble getting enough blood for the test and after about 15-20 mins the control line...


unclear line

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Scared of getting tested? - PLEASE READ

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Doubt

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Am I negative?

Desperate2know  Hi, I am a worried female who has had a possible exposure to hiv, I didnt develop...


My Test Result

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Negative after 120 days

Negative after 120 days from last unprotected sex contact.  Is my BIOSURE test result 100% after...


What percentage?

Took a Test was negative which I am so happy about. But my exposure was only 4 weeks ago. What...


anxiety over test

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4 Biosure Test

Hello. I have a question about realiability of Biosure hiv self test. I did 4 test. 1st one at 11...


I had unprotected sex

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I met someone online

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After years (too long I know)..

After years (too long I know) of putting off having a test for fear of a positive result, I finally...


Test line

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my cd4 count

Hi, I am 37 yr female and had unprotected sex in September 2016, beginning of. I did a 1\2 rapid...


Peace of Mind

Thought I would tell my story because I know there will be other people like me - searching the...


83 days

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Can I rely on result ?

I did test and came negative but control line was pink, not red. Can I rely on result ?


Windows period

Hi, I just wanted to clear something up and apologies if this has already been answered but I...


I am a 64 year old female

I am a 64 year old female who has not had much unprotected sex, but I was inspired to have the test...


75 days

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low-risk doesn't mean no-risk

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Confused about my test

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Result confirmation

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Unsure about result

Hi, this was the first time I have tested for hiv, my result was negative. I had unprotected sex a...


After watching The Truth About HIV

After watching The Truth About HIV recently I decided that I would get myself a self test kit. It...


Could my saliva affect the test?

Hi, I had a negative test only with the control line. My doubt is I sucked the first drop of...


It's better to know

It was so easy to do and gives you peace of mind, barely felt the finger pricking thing. Whatever...


I've made some pretty bad choices

I used to work in the field of HIV, and as a gay man i've made some pretty bad choices in terms of...


easy - even with shaking hands!!

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BBC documentary "The truth about HIV"

I came across the BBC documentary "The truth about HIV" and it gave me a real push to get...


8.5 weeks

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9 and 12 week test results

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Question's about the test

Hello, Does it matter if there is some solution left after testing? I realised I didn't insert...


situation rectified

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Did the test today

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Buffer pot

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Control line

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HIV home testing

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Anxiety will not leave me

So abput 7years ago I had relations with a man, a man whom I later found out was married. Needless...


7 weeks test

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I was always so scared to get tested

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can I truly rely on these results?

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my doubt - 3 negative tests

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Test at 6 months?

Is it necessary to have a test at 6 months after the exposure if you have a negative test at 3...


Realy anxious

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Test after a few encounters

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Test Question

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Hiv home test

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Test line

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Two tests

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2nd generation test

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Test done at 10 weeks

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confident with Biosure

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doubt about results

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Feelings about the Biosure HIV test

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Brand doubt

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Testing at 9 weeks

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my partner and I have been together for 20 years

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Testing while ill

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Test - is it still valid?

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Buffer pot mistake

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I think I've made a mistake

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Instant results provide less anxiety

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using the test correctly

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Eliminate doubt with Biosure

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2 tests done both negative.

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Testing window period

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I have been so worried

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3 negative tests

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I try to do HIV tests regularly

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Helped my phobia

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I always thought I should get tested

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I am phobic with blood tests

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After a high risk situation with a sex worker

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Still worried as getting lot of throat troubles

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Problems with testing

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Persistent flu symptomes, tested twice

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Testing

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Hi, I've just taken the test

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Relieved

I honestly believe this is the best product on the market right now and the best £30 I've ever...


Hiv and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

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5 weeks after potential exposure

Hi, took the biosure self test a few days ago 5 weeks after potential exposure and the result was...


All the symptoms, Really Scared.

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Test line question

Good afternoon I have a question regarding the test line and validity of my test. I ordered...


Symptoms and testing

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About test.

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Bio sure working after 8 weeks

Hi I used noisier 8 weeks after possible infection, will this result be of any use


Accuracy

Hello I know that none of the HIV tests are 100% accurate. Based on this have the following...


Retest -Mind is stressful

Hi I have taken two biosure test in span of 2 weeks and both came negative. My window period was...


boxes - two types

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Reuse of Test Device

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Review

So I pulled the trigger and bought the self test. It arrived early this morning so after waking up...


Control line Clarification

Hi I had done the test and found only the control line. But i am being paranoid whether the test...


Test Accuracy when test laid down during test timing?

Hi, After finally assuring myself that this test was as official and accredited as that of going...


Question about negativa test

Hi! I have a question about the test and if you can trust it. I am to scared too go to hospital and...


Storage of HIV self-test kit

When I conducted the HIV self-test I followed the step-by-step instructions carefully. After 15...


Test have to lay down later??

Do you have to lay your test in the result book?? When you're positive it is easy to see 2...


I'm so scared of going to the GUM clinic

I'm so scared of going to the GUM clinic and getting tested then waiting two weeks for a result and...


Grateful that self testing exists!

I live in a small country where you're always guaranteed to run into someone you know or knows your...


Question about test

Does having recently had vaccinations affect the reliability of the result e.g. False positive etc?...


Did I perfom the test right?

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oral sex drew blood

I had oral sex and the man's teeth drew blood on the head of my penis. I have been very stressed...


Hiv negative accuracy

Hello, i just took the test at 5.5 weeks after the exposure and the result is negative. I know the...


What generation is Biosure test?

Hi, what generation is the BioSure rapid test? I hear that it's 4of them. And what is the diffrent...


Was my test valid?

Hi there, I ran the Biosure test a few days ago and after reading the instructions and using the...


Very worried

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Worried about the result

Hello, I've done the biosure test 89 days after exposure and it was negative, but I'm having...


Query about buying a test on Amazon

Hi there, Is buying the biosure HIV test on the official website (http://hivselftest.co.uk) the...


extremely anxious

Hi , I bought one of your tests as i have been suffering with serious anxiety because of this. i...


Anxiety of hiv

So after a very brief encounter with a stripper 7 months ago, I have been through hell. Google is...


Still a bit worried

Hi I've done the test and it is negative which is a massive relief but I'm concerned it might not...


Test Result

I took the BioSure HIV Test and the result was negative. One line only appeared and it was totally...


Worth doing if you are concerned

Used the bio-sure product , after a few indiscretions whilst working in ASIA , test had to be done...


Partner got pre-cum in his eye

I saw a male escort and while were having (safe) sex he thought he got pre-cum in his eye. He was...


TEST KIT -negative result.

I ordered the home HIV Test kit to do a self test. The test arrived in a discreet grey plastic bag,...


Do I need another test?

My wife was diagnosed with hiv 6yrs ago but never told me anything about it until about 4 days...


Rise in STIs in post menopausal, heterosexual women

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Home Testing Experience.

The test arrived a day after ordering, and by taking time to read the booklet carefully the test...


Thank you biosure

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Repeat test after 13 minutes results?

Hello! I did three tests since I had my risk (oral sex with ejaculation). First 31 days (4th...


Question on accuracy

Having looked at some studies on older rapid tests available around the world and how their...


I've never gone out of my way to have a HIV test before

I've never gone out of my way to have a HIV test before, I've had the other tests they used to hand...


As a gay guy in his early fifties

As a gay guy in his early fifties, with a rather colourful sex life over the years. Having sex not...


I have been experiencing symptoms

I have been experiencing symptoms and feel like killing myself. I had a test done at a clinic after...


82 Days Test

Hi, Iv'e read that the test is reliable at the 3 month mark, i've done my biosure test at 81...


Anemia?

Quick questions, I take vitamins because I suffer from anemia, I take Iron on a daily basis and...


Just a question....

Hiya.... I recently did my test and it was negative but having told someone the anxiety and stress...


test question

I made the test and it was only control line, everything else was completely white. I checked at 15...


Question about the test

Hi, I completed the test and and have a very clear control line only. There is no coloured...


Thankyou, Thankyou, Thankyou.

I dont even know where to start, I think at the end is best. My test results are negative..... I...


Just buy the test and do it!

7 years of my life I've lost to HIV anxiety! I was just completely convinced that I'd almost...


I am a 58 yr old male

I am a 58 yr old male who recently contracted my first ever STD. So I visited my local sexual...


Test Results

I have done the HIV test and only one line appeared the control line, but my test there was not as...


Biosure concern

Hi I took the rapid test on 21 October but didn't follow the instructions properly. I lay the test...


Negative question

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Peace of Mind--Stress Reliever

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Question about testing

I got a negative test outside the window period but I don't think I disinfected my finger before...


I'd been thinking about my HIV status on and off for a few months

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i had an exposure 15 months ago

Got the package on time, i had an exposure 15 months ago i performed test and shown...


Is 8 weeks sufficient?

Hi first of all I found the test easy and clear to use. I understand that here in the uk 90 days is...


Didnt work

Bought it 2 days ago and tested but it failed to show any results.


I have had 2 bio sure self tests

I have had 2 bio sure self tests. Both negative. My exposure was with a Thai woman in Thailand and...


My Anxiety can Stop

After years and years of contemplating getting a HIV test. I never felt confident going to a GUM...


HIV negative

The biosure is easy and quick result. i'm negative very happy.


I'm getting married in a week

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Negative HIV test

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The kit was very simple

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HIV TEST

just done an HIV test I must say it was like the longest 15 minutes of my life but pleased to say...


Absolutely brilliant

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Do I need negative result confirmed?

My exposure was over 2 years ago and I tested recently with Biosure and it was negative. I have not...


percent false negative

Hello, I brought one of your tests and took it at 5 weeks which was negative and then I took...


taking the blood sample wasn't bad at all

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HIV test A+++++++

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First time HIV self test

A couple of years back I have done one HIV test at STD clinics before. About 7 month ago I exposed...


Terrified

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Been in a panic for last two years

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First time test for HIV

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Negative Relief. Get Tested!

I had a possible high-risk exposure to HIV 16 months ago, but couldn't bring myself to get tested...


So glad I tested

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I was wondering

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Biosure test

Does this test cover all types of HIV? My possible exposure was from someone originating from...


Results question

Tested negative but shortly after 15 min a faint line appeared above the purple control line. What...


first time I tested myself for HIV

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2 negative tests

I have taken 2 Biosure tests well outside the window period which have both been negative. Can...


many still regard hiv as a death sentence

I had my very first hivselftest on 14th July 2016, I do test at gum clinics regularly. My partner...


THT free test

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I sincerely wish that I had never used this test

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I thought I was low risk

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The test is very professional, easy to use

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This test is so vital

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bio sure hiv self test

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Should I still be worried?

I stupidly had a one night stand with someone 2 years ago. after 2 years I came across this test...


How grateful am I?

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It seems a long 15 minutes

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HIV FastTest

Hi! I used the HIV fast test about 20 minutes ago with a negative result. I'm in a monogamous...


I wasn't looking forward to doing the test

The self-test kit arrived quickly (I think only a couple of days after I filled-out the online...


nearest STD/GUM clinic is 3 buses away

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Arrived really fast

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hiv self test - information

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I test regular to be safe

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So much better than going to a clinic

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Received my test package via Terrence Higgins Trust.

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I've been meaning to visit a medical professional for a HiV

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Fairly straightforward and easy to use

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Negative

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shocked that it worked!

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Why I tested

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Negative

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I live in a rural area

Although I try to get tested quite regular I live in a rural area and it involves quite some time...


Positive result

Feeling like committing suicide


My first instant HIV test

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HIV Self Test

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1st Time Test

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This was amazing

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I know how annoying it can be

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Home testing kit

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home testing kit

it was pretty straight forward. made a lil error realising after 15mins that i hadn't pushed it in...


BIOSURE HIV TEST

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Doing the test at home.

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Couldn't be simpler!

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HIV neg

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Excellent Home Test for HIV

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What's 15 minutes?

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HIV Neg : Quick and easy testing

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Taking the test

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Home hiv test

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Confidence

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Self testing

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I had been in a manogomous relationship

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HIV Home Test

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Did my test work?

I placed the strip in the buffer pot and lots of blood went up the strip and not the purple line.....


I had unprotected sex

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I have had unprotected sex in the past

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GREAT TEST

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negative

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help

Should I do the Biosure HIV test in the morning while I have not eat anything to improve the...


IS 90 days enough?

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Help!

I've completed the test but it wasn't all the way into the buffer pot although the control line...


Is that the same?

Hi, Is that the same to buy biosure HIV test in amazon or in biosure webset...


Some question about Biosure Kit

Hi there, I was wondering if Biosure HIV Test Kit can detect all subspecies of HIV like HIV1 and...


concerned

Hi. A few weeks ago I had a trip to UK and a friend bought 2 test to bring them to South America ....


Home tested after 12 weeks

Hi there, I used the BIOSure home test after exactly 12 weeks after unprotected heterosexual...


Reliability

Hello. I have a question about realiability of Biosure hiv self test. I did 3 test about 12 months...


You are going to survive

Quick, easy and discreet. I recommend it, just be sure to read the instructions, wait for the 3...


Less scary then going to a clinic or gp

I recently found I was pregnant and the midwife had left a leaflet about the HIV test you get...


I was made to feel ashamed at std clinic

I recently started a new relationship and we both wanted to get tested. It's the first time in my...


Test Line - clarification required

Hi, my test result didn't show a test line but there was some pink colouring on the corners of...


HIV selftest suited me

The test arrived in plain packaging as promised one working day after ordering. I am a gay man who...


Unsure

I done a test, however it was not pushed the whole way down the buffer pot. The blood did move up...


Such a relief after months of torture!

Such a relief after months of torture! The 15 minutes wait was one of the longest, hardest times of...


Testing negative

The warning on the biosure website reads, "If your test is negative it does not mean you are...


Negative - Do i need this confirmed?

All the videos and literature says "if you're positive don't panic - get your results confirmed by...


I've been relatively careful...but there has been that ONE random time

Ok, so I am a 31 year old gay male who has been relatively careful in my sex life, but there has...


BioSure relief

I went a bit off the rails when I broke up with my partner. Started having (a lot) of random sex...


Gay man using HIV Self Test for the first time

I go regularly to the GUM clinic but this can be a hassle. They all seem to do 'walk-in' style now...


stress

I'm a heterosexual guy but have slept with alot of partners and done some silly things,never really...


14months on from exposiure 3 tests I'm still worried i have HIV

I won't go in to to much details other wise i will be here for ever - but basically I'm now 14...


Hiv Tes

Hi, I am straight and been through all the anxiety everyone else went through. I decided to...


reduce anxiety - be brave

(I am) A straight guy who went a bit wild last year sexually, had symptoms around 2 weeks after a...


I was just wondering

I was just wondering, if the control line appears does that mean without doubt that the test was...


Finally got tested

I have been putting this off for years because I haven't been very sexually active and the few...


Meant to go to a clinic but my sister told me about biosure

Meant to go to a clinic but my sister told me about biosure as she was a tester.I think it's great...


Very useful - hope it will reach 100% accuracy soon

Very clear instructions. Easy to use. The test arrived quickly and in a discreet packaging. It is...


Self testing

OMG I have been shi**ing my self with worry, for a few days. I had a normal blood test, and it came...


Girlfriend asked me to take the test

I recently started a new relationship and my partner took a HIV test at a clinic soon after we met....


Just want to say thanks...

... To Bio-Sure for developing such a good and convenient product and for doing the appropriate...


I'd had many unsafe sexual encounters

I'd had many unsafe sexual encounters - deliberate and knowing the risks. I don't really know why,...


Still worried.

I have have done five Biosure tests, all of them over a year since exposure. I have also had a...


re living my sexual history to remember if I had put myself at risk!

I have had the worst anxiety for the past 2 weeks after someone put the idea in my head that HIV is...


A question.

If you have HIV symptoms and you take an HIV test because of symptoms, will the test detected the...


Living in fear for years

I have been living in fear for years thinking that I could have been infected with HIV. I was...


Finally can sleep with no doubt

It was the most stressful 15 minutes in my life , I couldn't stop my hands shaking during test. But...


waiting for tests at clinic is stressful

I feel anxious about having blood taken, and have found waiting around for tests at clinics...


Best thing I've done this year

Best thing I have done this year. A scary 15 mins but the relief of the negative result made may so...


Long-term partner has HIV

I've been with my partner for 10 years - he has HIV, I do not. He is on treatment and has an...


Amazing piece of kit

Amazing piece of kit. After realising I'd not been tested for a couple of years, having taken a few...


Very good product

Nervous about doing the test right but explained in the literature step by step and very easy to...


Promiscuous throughout my early twenties

Having been promiscuous throughout my early twenties I always protected myself against unwanted...


Worried myself sick

Worried myself sick for years after a few mistakes when I hadn't used protection,tried to put it...


Self testing after partner was diagnosed

I was at work when my partner who lives abroad sent me the message which you never want to receive,...


Crippling Anxiety

A while ago I started to notice some peculiarities with my body and began the process of self...


Reduced my anxiety

Used the home test kit to stop/reduce my anxienty. And the test was simple to use. from opening...


will sleep after long

I did put myself at risk last year in october. From that time onwards it was continously bugging me...


HIV Home Test Kit - took away the anxiety

I was a little apprehensive about doing the test home. Although, on reflection I had no reason to...


Simple to Use

This test came with clear and simple to use instructions. It's simple to use and gives you your...


so much better than going to the doctor

Use the self test kit it was quick and did not hurt too much so much better than going to the...


Long wait for clinic test - so this was a very convenient

I live somewhere where waiting times for the clinic to get tested are severe so this was a very...


Anxiety and education

For those who know the unfortunate grasps of anxiety, this kit is a such a great invention. I...


It is important to know

For me it was the best solution to find a reliable HIV self test, just to confirm and continue with...


Taking the test

It is convenient to test yourself at home and helpful If you don't want to wait for days to get...


BioSure Self-Test was great. Package arrived quickly

BioSure Self-Test was great. Package arrived quickly, there are no labels so maintains your...


Privacy and peace of mind

As a gay man living in a rural part of the United Kingdom, access to sexual health screening which...


Just out of a longterm relationship

Just out of longterm relationship and wanted to check my status while waiting to see what happens...


A little worry??

I have take two times, first was at 82 days(almost 12 weeks) after taking risk(with condom) and...


Quick. Discrete.

It's hard to find time to visit your local GP at the best of times, this test is essential for...


I live in Italy

I live in Italy and the HIV test here is only available in general blood clinics without any...


Experience

I wasn't conscious enough about HIV but gladly I always used a condom during anal sex. Getting...


too worried to go and be tested for fear of being seen by someone I know

A few years ago I made some bad decisions and had unprotected heterosexual sex with a number of men...


I was an immature idiot, living my life in fear and denial

I was an immature idiot, living my life in fear and denial. Fear that I had it and 'I'd deal with...


I'd put off and avoided ever getting a test

I was scared and absolutely petrified. Like everyone I'd practiced safe sex but we all make...


I had put off and put off going to get a test in a clinic

I am so thankful for this test. I had put off and put off going to get a test in a clinic or at the...


I do have an unhealthy sex life now & then..

As I'm a straight guy,I do have an unhealthy sex life by visiting escorts now & then.And there...


This product needs to be advertised more amongst the gay community

This product needs to be advertised more amongst the gay community. Like many others I have a...


So easy to do it in your own place

I am really satisfied with the product, I think it's one of the most innovative products worldwide...


I want to congratulate those who developed this test.

I want to congratulate those who developed this test. It is quick easy to use and reliable. I have...


Accidentally took the buffer pot out when comparing the result

Hope it's not a big deal if you don't compare your test when you see just one line after 15 minutes...


Home Testing - I hate going to the GUM clinic

Firstly I would like to thank Biosure so much for creating this test. It has helped me...


Test accurate after 4 months?

I want to know if the test will be accurate if you've done it after 4 months you suspect being...


Get tested

I learnt of my HIV status after donating blood. I never thought that as a straight male I could be...


Reliabilty of tests.

Can someone tell me the reliability of the tests. I have done two well outside the window period....


It takes courage to do the test alone.

The last time I tested for HIV was late 2013 and after that I was exposed to the virus. Although my...


If your scared ask a family member to be with you!

I'm 24 and I have a slight problem going to a clinic when going through a health scare, my phobia...


Information about the reliability of the test

Information about the reliability of the test seems unavailable. The publicity says "BioSure HIV...


The thought of attending a GUM clinic terrifies me so I chose the home test option

I have not been tested since 2011 and not always practiced safe sex in the time that has passed....


I'm a medical student....

I'm a medical student with some long term lymph nodes in my neck. I always try to practice safe sex...


I've taken 13 tests since the possible exposure

I've taken 13 tests since the possible exposure I had and after some worrying symptoms, tthey've...


hiv self test.. rest the worried mind

So for years ive been worried about my sexual health. Too scared to talk about it to my gp or go to...


Boy, am I glad this test exists!

Boy am I glad this test exists! Great discreet packaging, very simple and easy to use test with...


This was so easy to do..

This was so easy to do and follow  - ordered on a Monday arrived on a Tuesday and really eased my...


BioSure HIV Self Test Kits- One of the best products for self-testing I have ever seen and used

I have been using this type of product for more than 10 years when they first came available in the...


Medical doctor

As a medical professional and the end of the day one who is in the risk group of getting HIV I can...


HIV self test - the option to test

I had a test years ago, it took years of the thought of being positive in the back of my mind to...


The home test kit is very professional and convenient...

The home test kit is very professional and convenient. It arrives in very advanced style packaging...


Very easy to test...

Very easy to test, even when you're shaking as I was! I have learning difficulties and found the...


worried about lancet depth

Does anyone from Biosure know depth of lancet. It's important I know please


I can live happier now

It was just checking. I like to have fun safe but still get tested. It's always strange going to...


It's good this test is available to joe public

Without the help of dedicated scientists and technicians, HIV could easily have been the next...


HIV self test - of course it's stressful

I ordered the test online. Very easy. Of course the whole process was stressful but the clear...


Arrived quickly, instructions were simple and easy to follow

Arrived quickly, instructions were simple and easy to follow. The packaging while possibly more...


HIV self test - would definitely recommend

Hi I never really thought there was much chance of me contracting HIV - I've never injected drugs...


I had no excuse to put off being tested

I didn't think I was HIV+ as I never seem to get ill not even a summer cold but I'm embarking on an...


The HIV self test kit was very effective, and results incredibly quick.

The HIV self test kit was very effective, and results incredibly quick. Although the 15 minute wait...


I feel so much better to have tested rather than stick my head in the sand

Discrete packaging, clear instructions. I was so afraid of getting tested I couldn't face a GUM...


I put off using it for a few months!

The self test kit arrived very quickly, but I put off using it for a few months! Result: negative....


HIV Self test - "great value"

Rapidly dispatched, discreet package, use well described, all very professional and great value....


HIV Self-Test: The Journey.

I'd had a bout of diarrhoea in mid-February this year, and two weeks later I had a short but bad...


Self test. I have done some risky things in the past

Just got the test this morning. I have done some risky things in the past but I always ask about...


home testing kits

I've recently purchased and (just) used the new HIV home testing kit. I test regulary but find...


..just to be sure...

I live abroad where it is still not possible to buy hiv hometests and so I purchased a test from...


Great! The test kit arrived really quickly

Great! The test kit arrived really quickly and was perfect for discreet use and peace of...


HIV Self Test - 'why I chose self-test at home'

I could have gone to Dean Street Express in London. Amazing people and service, but on this...


The longest night ever!

I am a gay man and have never had an HIV test. Over the course of the past 15 years I have had many...


Home HIV Testing - " I thought I'd give it a go"

I received the kit this morning and found it very informative and easy to use, the hardest bit to...


HIV self-test - "very relieved!!"

Living in Jersey there was a little delay with shipping but the organisation I purchased the test...


hiv test - 'to reassure my mind'

hi I thought I was stabbed by a needle about 7 years ago ,it was always in the back of my mind ,so...


I have dry mouth and having seen half the specialists in HKG...

I have dry mouth and having seen half the specialists in HKG, Who confirmed I don't have diabetes,...


HIV Test, Discreet, Easy to Use.

The test arrived very quickly in discreet packaging. I made sure I had an hour to myself to read...


BioSure self test

As someone who likes to get tested (for my own reassurance) having not only the test done at home...


My Self Test

I was quite irrationally terrified when my new girlfriend asked me to have an HIV test before going...


A very welcome addition to the UK safer sex landscape

I used this as an experiment, and found the test very easy to use and to understand. I was very...


I have a question about the test

If you have already developed AIDS, will there be a positive indication?


HIV Self Test Kit From Bio Sure

Have to say I am pleased with the self-test kit the instructions are easy to read and...


I appreciate the anonymity..

The test was very simple and straightforward to use. I appreciate the anonymity it afforded and...


"It's value for money and gives closure"

Although my test arrived on the Wednesday, I waited until the Friday evening to do. For me, it just...


HIV self test kit

I found the test very easy. I just had to push the test capsule right down as I wasn't getting any...


It was the longest 15 minutes of my life. But no matter what the result was, I had to find out.

It was the longest 15 minutes of my life. But no matter what the result was, I had to find out. The...


HIV selftest was amazing.

HIV selftest was amazing. My nearest GUM clinic is 10 miles away with very restricted opening...


Testing my son

After a bombshell conversation where my son told me there was a slim chance he had been infected...


HIV self-test - "Relieved"

I first heard about the Biosure HIV self test on the TV literally 48 hours ago. I am a gay man, 61...


HIV selftest ("8008")

Ordered yesterday and arrived today. Really easy to perform the test and easy to read and...


Better to know than to torture yourself

About 6 months ago I had Shingles and looked online to see what the possible causes were. HIV was...


This is a stress reliever.

This is a stress reliever. Forgotten which news site I read about it on, but ordered it by 12pm on...


HIV Self Test - FIRST TIME

So fantastically simple to do! I cannot stress how anxious you can get having to go to a doctor or...


Disability and the HIV self test

I needed a test, but due to a disability find it hard to get to the clinic. I think this is...


Biosure HIV self test

I read about the new self test on Monday morning BBC news website, checked out the biosure website,...


HIV self-testing - know the facts and have your say

For the first time, home HIV self-test kits...


Share your experiences of using the test

This  discussion and ideas exchange site has been specially set up for people to share their...


HIV self-testing

"Stigma, discrimination, lack of privacy, and long waiting times partly explain why six out of ten...