Talking about home testing for HIV

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A serious question

I used two biosure test recently and I just discovered that all the information (i.e. REF; LOT) on...


Do you advise testing?

Hi there, I am a female who had unprotected oral sex and foreplay with an older man last...


Does the positive line disappear?

Hi I did not read the instructions properly as I was very nervous I was looking at the card for the...


Ongoing anxiety

Hi guys, firstly thank you for your service. I understand this type of post is a reoccurring theme...


I had unprotected oral sex

I had unprotected oral sex from a female escort in November 2017. Blood test after a month for STI...


Negative at 12 weeks with symptoms

Hi, I had a very low risk exposure in May this year. 25 days later I had a test done in the local...


I've put myself at high risk

Can someone please help me? I've put myself at high risk with a guy that had unprotected anal...


Alcohol wipes

Hi there, I recently used one of your tests and before doing so I washed my hands then used an...


I am lost

Have some stupid mistakes in my life and I Am paying heavily for this Episode. #1 October 29,2014 I...


Test accurate after 9 years?

I have tested multiple times with biosure all negative. The given sensitivity of the test is 99.7%....


Biosure peace of mind.

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


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...


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...


Squeezing

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


idiot proof!

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


HIV?

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


can i stop being worried

i had a risk on the 31 October 2017 and i got his blood test on the 2 November 2017 then again on...


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...


Can I stop worrying?

I had a suspected risk from oral on October 31. I got a test done one the 2 November which came...


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...


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...


HIV negative test

I tested negative with a BioSure test on the 30 November 1 month after I became concerned in case I...


Nervous wreck need advice

Had unprotected sex with a man beginning of June and was going out of my mind with worry thinking I...


unprotected sex with a guy I met on line

Hello, I had unprotected sex with a guy I met on line in early September. I separated from my...


Stop Googling, start testing

In October 2016 I used my first BioSure HIV self test, and it was negative. The relief was instant...


Quick and very affordable

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


no reported false negative tests?

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


my cd4 count

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


my doubt - 3 negative tests

Hi, my doubt is due to the fact I had 3 negative tests (only control lin appeared) but I cannot...


Still worried as getting lot of throat troubles

Have had two tests one at six months and another at 1 year. First test didnt look just right as...


Very worried

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


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...


Biosure concern

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


Negative HIV test

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


Home tested after 12 weeks

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


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...


reduce anxiety - be brave

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


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....


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,...


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...


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,...


will sleep after long

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


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...


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...


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...


My Self Test

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