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Second line - Visibility

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


Unsure

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


15 minutes timeframe

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


Test line worry - need confirmation

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


Was test reliable?

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


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...


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...


Question for device fall

Hi, I was taking the test to see the result after 15 minutes and few seconds but I unintentionally...


Test question

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


HIV test line

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


false positive?

I got a positive result the second line was a weak line, I have previous been infected with...


Result accuracy

Hello I recently took the Biosure Home Test. At first i didn't push the test hard enough down to...


I read the test to soon

Hi I did the onestep hiv 1/2 rapid test cassette. I was stupid and did the test in a hurry. After...


can drinking impact result?

I took a test and then control line appeared and was very purple/ solid for half of it and then it...


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...


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...


Faint red spreading after 15 minutes

Hi, I found there was some faint red spreading after 15 minutes from the bottom of my strip in my...


Testing

I done the test correctly as the control line came up, although the colour of the pad went a pinky...


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...


Faint control line

I had real trouble getting enough blood for the test and after about 15-20 mins the control line...


4 Biosure Test

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


my cd4 count

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


Can I rely on result ?

I did test and came negative but control line was pink, not red. Can I rely on result ?


Unsure about result

Hi, this was the first time I have tested for hiv, my result was negative. I had unprotected sex a...


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...


Buffer pot

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


Control line

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


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...


Test Question

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


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...


Problems with testing

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


Review

So I pulled the trigger and bought the self test. It arrived early this morning so after waking up...


Control line Clarification

Hi I had done the test and found only the control line. But i am being paranoid whether the test...


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...


Was my test valid?

Hi there, I ran the Biosure test a few days ago and after reading the instructions and using the...


Repeat test after 13 minutes results?

Hello! I did three tests since I had my risk (oral sex with ejaculation). First 31 days (4th...


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...


Test Results

I have done the HIV test and only one line appeared the control line, but my test there was not as...


Biosure concern

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


My Anxiety can Stop

After years and years of contemplating getting a HIV test. I never felt confident going to a GUM...


Results question

Tested negative but shortly after 15 min a faint line appeared above the purple control line. What...


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.....


negative

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


Help!

I've completed the test but it wasn't all the way into the buffer pot although the control line...


concerned

Hi. A few weeks ago I had a trip to UK and a friend bought 2 test to bring them to South America ....


Reliability

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


Test Line - clarification required

Hi, my test result didn't show a test line but there was some pink colouring on the corners of...


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...


I was just wondering

I was just wondering, if the control line appears does that mean without doubt that the test was...


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,...


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...


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...


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...


Testing my son

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