Talking about home testing for HIV

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Period

Hi there, i just wonder if the result is valid if i did the test on my period.


Unsure

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


Anxiety after 2 negative tests

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


Test question

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


scared of results

Did the BioSure Self Test. Hung on to it for almost a week before plucking up the courage to...


Feedback and using the lancet

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


I used the test this morning

Hi there I used the test this morning and noticed the blood didn’t go upward on the test kit but...


need to re-test?

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


Impressed with the kit

Not had an HIV test in many years, decided to do the home test for peace of mind. Very easy to do,...


2 months test conclusive?

I had protected sex with unknown girl on 1 single night 2 times. After 3 weeks i got molluscum on...


Is my test conclusive?

I had unprotected anal sex with someone and developed a single symptom of HIV. I went to the...


AMAZING service, AMAZING product!

I recently had unprotected sex and then started reading the horror stories that are on the...


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...


Could filter make test invalid?

I was wondering what makes the control line active? Is it another type of antibody ? Also the...


Info

Hi, before using the lancet for the drop of Blood I have used an isopropyl alcohol pad to clean my...


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...


Control line concern

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


blood sample valid?

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


4 Biosure Test

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


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...


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...


Question's about the test

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


Buffer pot

Hi I recently tested for hiv, however noticed I hadn't pushed the test all the way to the bottom...


Test - is it still valid?

Hi I recently completed a test and after 15 minutes there were no lines. I then realised I had not...


Buffer pot mistake

Hi ive done 3 test which all came back negative jus realised on the last 1 tho that i wasnt pushing...


I try to do HIV tests regularly

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


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...


Test line question

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


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...


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...


Did I perfom the test right?

Hey guys, today i made the HIV self test and had problems with performing. I do all steps how...


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...


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 KIT -negative result.

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


Biosure concern

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


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...


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...


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...


So much better than going to a clinic

This was brilliant. So much better than going to a clinic and having to wait for hours, especially...


My first instant HIV test

I've done several home HIV testing kits before. I find them more convenient and easier to cope...


This was amazing

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


I know how annoying it can be

Ordered online for free and received it exactly when it said I would, the test was pretty simple,...


home testing kit

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


I had been in a manogomous relationship

I had been in a manogomous relationship (as much as I aware of course) for a year and a half. Don't...


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.....


Reliability

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


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...


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...


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,...


Living in fear for years

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


Amazing piece of kit

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


Promiscuous throughout my early twenties

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


Crippling Anxiety

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


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...


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 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...


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...


Medical doctor

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


Very easy to test...

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


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...


HIV selftest was amazing.

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