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What are the chances of a manufacturers fault?

What are the chances of a manufacturers fault? I tested a year after my possible exposure. I...


I had encountered a very high risk

I had encountered a very high risk for HIV, I am residing in a country that deports HIV infected...


Took 2 tests 7 years after possible exposure, both negative.

I took 2 BioSURE HIV tests, purchased from amazon (I saw that the link was later confirmed to be a...


Sero conversion

Why do some people sero convert later than others? I took a biosoure test at 6weeks and it was...


One night stands

Hi I recently tried the one night stand thing so I had sex with 7 girls. They gave me oral and...


54 day test

Hi I took this test 54 days after the exposure (unprotected msm oral sex with ejaculation).. i...


Control line clarification

Hi took Biosure test yesterday this is my third test .Last two tests I done I could see blood...


can negative change?

Hello I had sex the first week of April I got tested in a clinic on May 8 they took out blood an...


We had sex 8.5 weeks ago

We had sex 8.5 weeks ago - did use a condom but only after a couple of minutes without putting it...


Test Advice please

Firstly apologies for the length of email; I am a male and I had unprotected penetrative sex in...


unprotected sex (condom broke)

Hi, I have unprotected sex (condom broke) with a CSW. Got viral fever after 3 day. I got...


Symptoms - so worried

Hi Hope you can please help.... My possible exposure was with a CSW 27 days ago, this was...


Reliable?

Hi Had a biosure year at 7, 11, 13, 15 and 16 weeks. Had a sore throat for 7 weeks and doctors...


I had a test at my home

I had a test at my home. Then after 20 minutes there was only control line - but after two hours a...


Needle-stick injury and HIV Testing

I really need your HELP! I have put myself in the situation and I don't know exactly what to do....


slight angle accuracy

I did a home test from biosure, and it filled with the correct amount of blood, and the line showed...


Is there a chance

Is there a chance I could get HIV from touching the outside of woman's vagina then later on putting...


Biosure self test kit

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


Is the test result valid?

hello, I have recently done the home test I got one line on the letter C which I have been told...


Know your status - Thank you!

After a foolish encounter in December I convinced myself I had contracted HIV. I'd only done oral...


Just tested with home testing kit

I am working abroad and it's illegal for me to be in this country if I have HIV, so, although I get...


9 weeks result

is a negative text at 9 weeks encouraging and likely to change at 12 weeks?


Could tests be wrong?....Worried

Apologies for long post... I know I have anxiety and have been seeing psychologist but still have...


Just do it!!!

My dad worked with aids patients in the 80s/90s and took me to work with him. I built up a fear of...


How accurate after 39 days

Hi there, I used one of your test kits 39 days or just under six weeks after unprotected receptive...


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...


Second line - Visibility

Hi, what is the visibility of a “weak” second line? I took my test 3 - 4 months after the...


15 minutes timeframe

I took the test and waited 15 minutes . It was only one line. I then threw it away . Would you see...


chances of false negative

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


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...


83 days

Hello, I had an encounter with a working girl (escort) 83 days ago now the condom did not split but...


worried that I might have caught HIV

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


Help I am worried sick

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


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%....


Test Negative

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


Could my result change?

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


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...


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...


HIV?

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


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...


Carrying out the test

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


chance in a million?

Hi there I recently did 2 self tests. The first at 96 days and the second at 110 days. Both...


Worried out of my mind!

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


possible exposure - condom broke

Hello, I had an possible exposure 6 weeks ago. The condom broke while having vaginal sex with...


chances of hiv?

i am worried i may have caught hiv...i had oral sex unprotected a few weeks back and unprotected...


Buying a test

Hi I was just wondering if you could but the correct link to purchase the test off the amazon site...


sick with worry

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


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...


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...


8.5 weeks

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


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...


Test Question

Hi I recently done a biosure test it came back negative thank god. I purchased one for my...


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...


Testing at 9 weeks

I had unprotected sex with a man a few times on the same night. 3 weeks later i noticed a rash on...


Testing window period

Hello doctors I took three tests at 28,29 and 31 days - I was wondering what percentage of people...


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...


Reuse of Test Device

Hi I know it is not possible, but to clear my mind, need to check. Assuming if a person who has...


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...


Hiv negative accuracy

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


Worth doing if you are concerned

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


Thank you biosure

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


Biosure concern

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


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...


Negative Relief. Get Tested!

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


2 negative tests

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


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...


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...


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...


Negative

So I ordered the test last week having seen it advertised on a news app I use on my phone, arrived...


Why I tested

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


BIOSURE HIV TEST

I had unprotected sex with a few partners, and one night stands up until 2010. I stopped that when...


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...


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...


Hiv Tes

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


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...


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 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...


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 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...


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...


HIV self test - would definitely recommend

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


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...


HIV self-test - "very relieved!!"

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


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...


"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...


Testing my son

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


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...


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...