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Relief - thank you

As many have mentioned already the mind is a very powerful thing. I was sick with worry every...


About to lose my job

Hi I think I've actually lost my mind. I stupidly had unprotected sex - one night stand (vaginal) -...


The mind is a powerful thing

I know a lot of people will desperately be searching the Internet after a possible exposure looking...


Help with anxiety please!

Hi, I had protected vaginal and performed unprotected oral sex with a sex worker about 4 weeks ago...


false negatives because of co-infection?

More than 7 years after possible exposure I had 4 negative Biosure tests and a laboratory antibody...


Is the lancet needle safe to use?

I used my biosure test yesterday (my result was negative) and I'm quite concerned about my finger,...


Think you have all the symptoms? Read my story if you are convinced you have HIV

I just want to share my story for the people who are convinced they have contracted HIV in hope...


Oral

Should i worry about HIV from oral both giving and receiving without ejaculation. Should i get...


Unsure

I recently used a test kit to check my hiv status. I am concerned that my test may not have been...


Question about negative result

Hi there, first of all I would like to thank you for this test! I have severe health anxiety and...


Testing more than once... should I?

Hey, I am such a worrier and just wanted to ask for a bit of peace of mind... I took a test 11...


Test line worry - need confirmation

  Hi BioSURE I did my test, after three minutes there was no rising blood so I pushed it...


chances of false negative

Hi team Biosure,  I had what I thought were symptoms of HIV infection I then used your test at 15...


Was test reliable?

I took a biosure test a few days ago 9 and a half weeks after possible exposure. When collecting my...


False negative

Did 4 tests at 6, 10.5, 12.5 and 15.5 weeks all negative. What are the chances the last 2 were...


worried that I might have caught HIV

Hello...I have been very concerned and extremely worried that I might have caught HIV from...


4th gen ag/ab test at 43 days and 65 days

Hi have had symptoms 10-25 days post exposure vaginal sex rash disgorges chills lymph pain. Then...


3 tests later and still anxious

I’ve posted on here a few weeks ago and I’m still having anxiety about having possible HIV...


Anxiety after 2 negative tests

Hello! 6 years ago I had protected (Condom) sex with an HIV+ guy both as top and bottom. He...


Worries 93

Hi I have had 3 tests since possible exposure and would like to know the reliability of my...


Symptoms and anxiety

Hello I took a biosure test 5 days ago (3 weeks and 4 days after possible exposure). I know this...


Hiv anxiety

I was stupid and unfaithful to my girlfriend - unprotected oral with someone of unknown status....


How long is too long?

I gave unprotected oral sex about 5 or 6 years ago to my then boyfriend when we were 15-16 years...


Hiv test at nearly 10 weeks

Rimming incident with a gay guy who has suddenly blanked me. I've since had very severe fatigue...


Help I am worried sick

I have tested negative at around 7 months using the 4th generation test and a home test from...


Ongoing symptoms

Hello I had a relationship two years and 8 months ago without the use of condoms and AIDS and...


Oral sex / 4th generation HIV Duo Test

6 weeks ago I made oral sex with a man , I received and gave oral sex. He didn’t cum in my mouth...


Test questions - new partner

My new partner tested negative after 52 days using the hiv duo combo test after a 2 seconds condom...


Can I still test?

Please help me, I had un-protected sex about 2 years ago. My partner at the time are no longer...


Conclusive?

Hello, I took this test at 155 days after potential exposure, would this be considered...


Test line question

I did the test and got a strong control line which reassured me that it had worked, however I am...


I moved the device

Because of the agitation I moved more times the device horizontally while the test was running in...


Test Negative

I did Bio Sure test after worrying for about 3 years of reading stuff online. I will be honest I...


Test question

I thought I set my timer for 15 minutes but I later realized it did not in fact start. My test...


Could my result change?

Hi sir on 24 April 2018 I done protected vaginal sex and received unprotected oral sex with sex...


I had unprotected sex

I had unprotected sex about 7 min with a HIV positive girl not on drugs. I took pep after 24hrs,...


Biosure peace of mind.

I am still worried about having HIV. I had protected sex with a prostitute in October 2016. I took...


Amount of blood required?

Hi there, I took the test at home recently but for some reason no matter how hard I tried the...


I was so scared

I had unprotected sex in January with someone I knew very little about and it is now May and I can...


HIV test line

Good day,please help me. I took an HIV test using the U-Test Hiv/Aids. The control line was visible...


Overthinking Until I’m Sick

Honestly, spent weeks and weeks worrying over nothing about potentially having the virus. There was...


First HIV testing kit for my friend

This story is not about me but about my friend. His sexual life has been quite wild in the past so...


Tests negative - but still got symptoms

I cheated on my pregnant wife with another man almost 7 months ago. Since then I have had all the...


I have been worried

I have been worried about getting tested for a long time, knowing i may have put myself at risk. i...


Sterile lancet in pack

I’m panicking as I can’t remember if my lancet was in the box or in the foil pouch and if...


My test results

Dear Sir, I am writing again for clarification. I know I have written before and your help has...


Squeezing

Dear Biosure team, I recently tested negative with your test. In these days I am studying for a...


completely at home

I was pleased then dismayed with previous self-test, as funding was pulled from my area. So happy...


Feedback and using the lancet

I am someone who hates drawing blood and is pain-sensitive (feeling faint at just the thought of...


idiot proof!

Honestly, making myself push down on the lancet was the hardest thing about the whole process. I...


About test line

I test HIV rapid test and test show negative at 20-30 minute. But 3-4 hours later test line show...


need to re-test?

I'm am a male and had unprotected insertive fellatio from a commercial sex worker of unknown...


should I still be worried?

Hello Sir, I had an unprotected vaginal sex with a hiv positive partner, I was unknown about her...


Results question

Whilst checking the results of the test, the control line was there, which was a good solid line....


Buffer pot in the base?

Hi there I recently took the test, it all ran fine I got the control line and it was negative...


doubt in reading results

Hi, I took a self test last week at home but i am a bit unsure about the result. Within the first...


White shadow

Hi, I done the test and the control line is obvious but where the test line is I can see a very...


Asking

Hello, I have had sex with only 3 partners in my entire life but have not been tested. Will it be...


Floaters

Biosure test at 13 weeks. When I looked there appeared to be a floater/blur/ particle ( not sure...


HIV?

I’ll try to be as detailed as I can. In early December and late December I had protected sex and...


Result Question

Hi, 1st I'd like to thank you for providing this test, I was so anxious about going to clinic...


HIV risk symptoms?

On the 23rd of the year I was having sex with a sex worker about 5 minutes. I did not have a...


Get tested!

Clear instructions and simple to perform. A good alternative if you feel anxious or ashamed about...


Supermarket kits?

I have to say this kit is very good, I was worried since I did have a few girlfriends through my...


Sooner the better

I was so scared about getting a HIV test for a year, and it began to affect my life every single...


I was convinced

Started off with a recent random swollen lymph node in my chest. It was really odd and painful and...


Feelings of desperate guilt and regret

I'm married. Very happily married, in fact. About two years ago, I did something unbelievably...


Test at 40 days

Dear all, 33 days ago had protected sex but I licked for some seconds the penis of my partner -...


A story about this quick, easy, and painless test

A few months ago, I had a panic about some stupid unsafe sexual encounters I'd had a few weeks...


extreme anxiety

Hi, been suffering from very extreme anxiety for more than a year. It all started with a white...


Carrying out the test

I took the BioSure test. After three minutes I couldn't see anything happening. So I pressed the...


ARS symptoms possible after 11 weeks?

I had a very brief sexual encounter (when I say brief, I mean no longer than 10-15 seconds) with a...


SO relieved

I'm 26, female, and recently tested positive for chlamydia. Holy crap, unsafe sex never felt so...


Relief, Easy, Affordable

Just like to thank you for your product, even though never really never thought I carried HIV I...


did not work

The safety lancet did not help me to get enough blood and it could only be used once which means I...


Should I test again?

I am 25 years old Male. I got physical with a lady mother of two children, her age was 30 years. We...


I'm so happy thank you for the best Christmas present ever

In my 20s I was really promiscuous... never take much care, I was so lucky, after marriage and my...


I really don’t know what to do

Hi. I had drunken unprotected sex with a guy a year ago, 1 months after, I tested positive for...


Different sorts of HIV?

Hi, I read something about different sorts of HIV/4th generations... I dont know exactly. Can you...


Help

Good day On the aids vancouver helpline website they say that most people will have detectable...


Could I be the 0.3%?

I did a biosure test 3 weeks after unprotected sex with a male (I’m female) it came back...


I was fearful to get a test

I took the test today thank god negative. I was concerned about an incident many years ago and was...


able to find out in private

I unfortunately had a bad sexual experience which resulted in unsafe fun but I have to say biosure...


Worried out of my mind!

Almost two years ago I had stupidly unprotected sex with a 'friend' of mine. Totally out of...


had exposure 1.5 year ago

Had exposure 1.5 year ago. I finally have the courage to do the test. Luckily results came back as...


returnable?

Hi, is my product returnable if I have opened the pouch on the packet? If its unused but I have...


I had been very stupid

Took the biosure test today and was so relieved to have a negative result. The longest 15 mins in...


just tested with biosure

i have been going out of my mind with worry the last two weeks after having protected sex but oral...


Quick and very affordable

Quick and very affordable. You can use at home whenever you are at ease. Very reliable and easy to...


not sure about result

Hi. I did two Biosure hiv test about 2 years after potential exposure, arround 2 moths gap between...


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

I got 5 times the Biosure Hiv Self Test After from last Sex Contact (unprotect oral sex and protect...


Louis

Hi, I've been working in Italy for a year now and I will be back in UK only in 4/5 months. Last...


Control line concern

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


I'm so scared

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


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...


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 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...


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

HI,firstly thank you for the product, I do the test for 15min and there is one clear line shown....


Scared of getting tested? - PLEASE READ

To those scared of getting tested, please read, I have also been scared of being tested, I hope...


Doubt

Hi, I would like to know if It is normal that after some days the strip became slightly red and...


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

im a naturally anxious person and i had protected gay sex with a man last year and didn't think...


4 Biosure Test

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


I met someone online

I met someone online and about a year later, I stupidly started having unprotected with him. We had...


Peace of Mind

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


83 days

hi, I had unprotected oral sex (03/04/17). then after I had symptom like ARS. I took the test at...


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

Hi, about 11 week ago i had unprotected oral sex about 10 sec and protected vaginal sex. I took...


low-risk doesn't mean no-risk

I'm a 37 year old hetero white British female who has had unprotected vaginal sex. I was very...


Confused about my test

I'm a paranoid person - i tend to worry and be anxious about everything - not surprising then that...


Result confirmation

Dears, My test was negative. Just to be sure, I tested in my bedroom, I don't know about room...


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...


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...


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

Hi, about 9 week ago i had ago unprotected oral sex about 10 sec, then after I took the test at...


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

Contacted company over a non working code. Situation was rectified and next day delivery arranged....


Control line

I was wondering how is made control line. Is it just to say that blood and buffer went through the...


HIV home testing

I am a sexually active gay man and have had some unprotected sex. I worried for some time about my...


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

Hi, I took the test at 7 weeks(48 days) after the exposure and the result is negative.(protect...


I was always so scared to get tested

I highly recommend the Biosure test. I have just completed mine in the privacy of my own home, with...


can I truly rely on these results?

About 10 years ago I had unprotected sex, I have been married to my current partner for 7 years and...


Test after a few encounters

I was worried about it and the nearest testing clinic is 30 miles away from me, so when I heard...


Hiv home test

My knowledge of hiv was very slim until recent times. I read up about HIV online and I learned...


Test done at 10 weeks

Hello, I took a test at 10 weeks after the exposure.Is it a big chance that the results change in...


doubt about results

I have had no sexual contact for more than 12 months and my first potential exposure dates from 10...


Feelings about the Biosure HIV test

I have tested at GUM clinics in the past, done postal testing (buying a kit and mailing a blood...


I have been so worried

Hi I have been so worried about having hiv after the most regrettable unprotected sexual incounter...


I try to do HIV tests regularly

I try to do HIV tests regularly as I have positive partner. Most of the hiv prevention...


Helped my phobia

I absolutely could not wait a week or two for a result my anxiety would have driven me crazy. The...


Problems with testing

I performed an HIV test yesterday. The test fits well into the space. I can see one single very...


Persistent flu symptomes, tested twice

Hi, I'm suffering from flu symptomes, spread over almost 2 months time now (sore throat, muscle and...


Testing

What an amazing thing. My father is HIV positive. I understand and am aware that it is no longer a...


Hi, I've just taken the test

Hi, I've just taken the test and I took the testing device out of the buffer as it didn't fit into...


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

Hi Gary, Co-infection with Hepatitis C can prolong the HIV testing window period up to 12 month.....


All the symptoms, Really Scared.

Hi, I had oral/intercourse with sex worker abroad, 4 weeks ago, i did use a condom however. 3...


Test line question

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


Symptoms and testing

Hi, I have experienced low fever of 37.5 to 37.8 in nearly 1 week, not constant. Three days ago I...


About test.

Hi. Is there any different betwen for exampel a 2nd generation SELF test and a 2nd generation...


Retest -Mind is stressful

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


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...


Question about test

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


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...


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

Very worried. I have ordered a test of you, but it has not yet come. I was curious about men so I...


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...


Worth doing if you are concerned

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


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...


Home Testing Experience.

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


Thank you biosure

For about 7 years, I have been worried about my status. Although I didn't have unprotected sex, I...


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...


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...


Peace of Mind--Stress Reliever

I was stressing out over the possibility of being HIV positive, so either way I knew I had to know....


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

I'd been thinking about my HIV status on and off for a few months, but couldn't/wouldn't commit to...


I'm getting married in a week

I'm getting married in a week and due to the high stress, I got IBS. Even though I got the...


Negative HIV test

It had been in the back of my mind for many years. I have never been promiscuous but had period...


The kit was very simple

The kit was very simple and easy to use and it is so convenient to be able to self-test in the...


Absolutely brilliant

Absolutely brilliant, just done this test its so easy, a bit daunting while waiting for the result...


taking the blood sample wasn't bad at all

Fantastic service, arrived quickly, discretely packaged, very easy to use, taking the blood sample...


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...


First time test for HIV

I'm almost 40 yo and never tested for HIV before. Although I had some unprotected sex relations in...


Negative Relief. Get Tested!

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


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

This was the first time I tested myself for HIV. Personally being able to do a test by yourself in...


THT free test

Applied for a free test from THT. Was delivered within 24-48 hours of applying for it. Test is easy...


I sincerely wish that I had never used this test

I sincerely wish that I had never used this test and had simply gone to my nearest GUM clinic in...


bio sure hiv self test

its always been pondering somewhere in the back of my mind. been abit ashamed to go to the clinic....


How grateful am I?

How grateful am I? This simple piece of kit has calmed me down I was convinced I had contracted...


It seems a long 15 minutes

Extremely easy to use home kit, with clear instructions. It seems a long 15 minutes whilst you are...


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...


I test regular to be safe

What a great idea. I ordered and the test came really quickly. I test regular to be safe however...


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

I've been meaning to visit a medical professional for a HiV test just for piece of mind as it's...


Fairly straightforward and easy to use

Ordered through an ad on Grindr. Loved the idea of getting my result right away. Fairly...


Why I tested

Having lived in London for a long period of my life and having had a very active sex life, not...


HIV Self Test

I have only ever had 1 STI test in the past and have been overdue for about a month as it is so...


This was amazing

This was amazing, being able to do the test in my own home made me feel more relaxed. Didn't feel...


home testing kit

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


What's 15 minutes?

I started the test then hopped in the shower to keep my mind off the test. It honestly feels like...


HIV Neg : Quick and easy testing

Arrives discreetly packaged in the post, quick prick of the finger and 15 minutes later you have...


Confidence

The ability to self test at home has given me the confidence to have my first test. Knowing how...


GREAT TEST

I Generally go about once every 3 years to get tested but now a home test is available and is very...


negative

in the biosure web I have see this: "If you have any reason to believe your test result is...


help

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


IS 90 days enough?

HI I've heard about that 6 weeks after suspected exposure to the infection will be enough to...


Some question about Biosure Kit

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


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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....


A question.

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


waiting for tests at clinic is stressful

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


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Information about the reliability of the test

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


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...


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...


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


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...


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: 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...


..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 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,...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


HIV self-testing

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