Talking about home testing for HIV

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I had a risky heterosexual exposure 5 years ago

I had a risky heterosexual exposure 5 years ago. I cannot remember if I had symptoms then, but I...


False negatives 4 years after risky exposure.

Hi. About 4 years ago, I had a one nightstand with a woman. This was unprotected. I later found out...


Antibodies

Some people say it takes 97% of us to make antibodies by 3 months, biosure says all of us will make...


how does an auto-test work?

Hi, I would like to ask you how does an auto-test work? What type of antigens/antibodies are...


Am I in the clear?

Hello, Just looking for a bit of reassurance as I’m a nervous wreck. . I’ve had sex with...


Am I positive?

I tested negative yesterday at 7 months on biosure and positive on self sample for hiv 1 antibodies...


I believe I have hiv

Desperately need your help. I had a high risk exposure. 5 days later I fell sick, stomach cramps,...


HIV 2

I have tested negative on 95 day using biosure I was putting this behind me until i spoke to a...


Is Seroconversion related to production of Antibodies?

Hi A lot of literature around HIV window period state that humans produce antibodies at...


Seroconversion, antibodies and immune system

So basically I am convinced I have HIV but just tested negative on the self test 7 weeks after...


Putting this behind me

Hi . Would firstly like to thank you for simply just being there this page has helped a lot......


Can the test still detect late stage?

As it’s been over 15 years since any possible contraction, and had symptoms of opportunistic...


Can hormonal implants cause false HIV positive results?

Hello Can hormonal implants cause false HIV positive results in women without any possible...


Hashimoto Thyroid

I'll do biosure test but I have hashimoto thyriod. Normally my antibodies high is bio sure accurate...


False Negative

Hello I read on one post concerning false negative that they can be caused by ‘sticky’...


Antigens/test strip - biosure safe to take?

As the test strip uses antigens specific to HIV to check for antibodies in your blood to see if you...


Psych medications

I took two biosure tests back to back and both were negative. I'm also on antipsychotic, benzos,...


Can’t let go of anxiety

I have tested negative using the biosure test kit. It is 15 months since my last possible exposure....


Confirmation advice

Hi, Hope you can help. I have read on the forum that at 25 days 50% produce enough anti...


sti

Can having another unknown condition or sti e.g. syphillis cause the biosure test to show a false...


Biosure self test kit

Hi I recently might have had exposure to hiv. I've had symptoms that could be seroconversion. Cold,...


HIV infection?

I had unprotected sex in January the 23rd/24th to be exact. I have been stressing since that day of...


Test effect

I plucked up the courage to use your test again after weeks and months of anxiety. Have used them...


going out of my mind with worry

Hi, I had a potential exposure 16 months ago. I tested negative at 4 week, 12 weeks, 12 months -...


Question about negative result

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


false negative and symptoms

Hi I had a biosure test 15 weeks after possible exposure and I had some symptoms. The test was...


worried that I might have caught HIV

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


Hiv anxiety

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


HIV symptoms and testing

Hi there I just wanted to find out when antibodies are created Are they created before,after...


HIV tests years later

Hello. I was wondering if, after the 3 months window period, would HIV antibodies still be detected...


What if I don’t have any antibodies?

It’s been 5 months since I stupidly had sex without protection with another man who has...


What time period will the test be accurate at

When will the biosure test start detecting antibodies and when will it no longer detected them?


Window periods

Hi, I had one off unprotected vaginal sex, which I am aware is not particularly high risk, however...


Could filter make test invalid?

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


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...


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...


Can cancer affect the result of the test?

Hi!! I took HIV test number 2 today and it was great! But I wonder. Can you detect antibodies on...


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...


Unprotected with my ex - tested after three weeks

The tests are great I have done four over the years negative. My most recent tests taken three...


A really great relief

A really great relief to have access to this simple and quick test which arrived within 24hrs of...


important questions

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


blood sample valid?

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


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...


Control line

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


doubt about results

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


my partner and I have been together for 20 years

Hello my partner and I have been together for 20 years and we have not had sexual activity with...


After a high risk situation with a sex worker

After a high risk situation with a sex worker I did a hiv1 pcr test after 13 days which was...


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...