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Risk

Is closed mouth kissing or fingering a vagina a risk of hiv No bleeding condition on finger or...


Transmission from dried blood

I am very embarrassed to be writing this as I’m probably worrying for nothing but I have an...


Extremely faint test line

Hi I had protected vaginal sex with an escort but decided to get tested using the approved test in...


Smoking

Hello I’m wondering if you could help answer my question. I took 3 of your tests and received a...


Was it a legitimate test?

I recently bought your HIV self-test from Dischem here in South Africa and I received a negative...


Faint line after 2 days

Hi, I need a help I did hiv biosure self Test after 15minutes only control line was appearing in my...


An HIV diagnosis

I was diagnosed with HIV in 2007 but contracted the virus in 2003 from a former partner. Going into...


I can move forward with my life

I spent two years worrying and scared to take a test for HIV, even all more positive news...


Hiv results/symptoms

I had sex with a Ukrainian lady on the 9 June 2021 all protected oral and vaginal (she supplied the...


Antibodies question

Had a test at 7 weeks and it's negative which I realise is a good sign but not conclusive. What I...


Wrong result anxiety

I took an HIV self test with Preventx/test.me in early 2020, which showed reactive but was...


Antibody detection

Hi there I have done 2 Biosure tests well outside the window period and both were clearly...


Faint double line

Hi, I did a BioSure test today and at 15 minutes there was just one Control line. For whatever...


Do I need this test?

Hi I am thinking of taking the Biosure test to put my mind at ease. I believe 4 years ago, I may...


Do not panic!

Now I've been avoiding this for the last 2 years because of anxiety, it had crippled me into...


HIV diversity and tests

Hi, several years ago I had high-risk exposure (condom tear) while on holiday outside of UK. The...


I'm scared that I might be infected

Hello, In April I had sex with this girl and found out a week after that she's positive but I used...


Anxious about exposure

About 4 weeks ago, exactly 26 days today, I had a nearly protected sex with a female. Nearly...


two control lines

I have two lines very close to each other in the control line area. what does it mean


Tired and worried

Good day. Please help! I had quick unprotected sex with another guy about 30 weeks ago. I suddenly...


Didnt lie test down

Hi, I completed a rapid test. After 15 mins of the test standing up there was only one control line...


Result before 15 mins

Hi I recently attended a clinic in London who uses your tests, I also tested at home in March this...


Can anything influence my antibody production?

Hi there- I’ve taken so many tests recently it’s frightening. I have since taken three of your...


disposal of test in bin

I just want to confirm that the test does not contain any HIV virus that could harm anyone if they...


Might I have sticky antibodies?

I have done 2 Biosure self tests well outside the window period and both were negative. I am...


Worry on accuracy

Hi there Was a bit worried about the accuracy of my Biosure test. Basically I got a good sample...


Placing Biosure Test in results holder

Hi there I did a Biosure test and it just presented with a single line towards the top which I...


Ozone therapy Sauna impact on antibodies

I recently took one of your self-tests 15 weeks after a possible exposure and I received a negative...


Should I self test?

Hi There, I have not had an exposure but never tested for HIV. I have been with my current...


Window Period? And other questions

Hi, I have a few questions, 1. Can you explain the window period, if I test myself using the...


Routine screen

Hi, I have had the same boyfriend for 4 years but decided to do a routine screen as I hadn't...


worried about test

Hi, I have done the BioSure test over two years after my last possible exposure (partner unknown...


Antibiotics effect results?

Do antibiotics like Ciproflaxcin or alpha blockers(muscle relaxant) like Tamosulin effect the...


about hiv

Hello, I slept with my new girlfriend unprotected, two weeks after the sex I find out that my...


Huge mistake now suffering from it

I made a huge mistake, got drunk on a night out some time ago CANT remember exactly what I happened...


I did something stupid

I did something stupid and had sex with a trans woman (with penis) sex worker when I was drunk. I...


HIV from protected sex?

Hi,I recently had sex with a few girls that I don't know their status of.I used condoms throughout...


autoimmune diseases

Hello Can autoimmune diseases like arthritis affect the results? People with these issues do not...


I have just done my test now

I HAVE JUST DONE MY TEST NOW 5 weeks after exposure. Although I had done 2 tests before. All came...


Extremely worried

I bought the test a year ago and traveled back home to Ghana but did not use it because I was too...


Antibody detection

Thank you for everything you do. Is there significant variation in how many hiv antibodies...


In need of some clarification

Hello There have been a few questions regarding 'stickiness of antibodies' and false negatives....


12 weeks or 6 months?

I'm looking for some clarification. The bio sure test says it can detect antibody's after 12 weeks...


Testing stats

Ok 1 possible False negative out to 1000 seems high. Like how many tests are done a week, say like...


Got myself worked up again

Ok have got myself in a bit of a panic again sorry about this just need to double check I have...


I had a small cut on my hand

I had a small cut on my hand but I used the finger on that hand to finger a woman while we in the...


Smudged line - anxiety

Hi, I tested at home yesterday, I don’t think I used enough blood as couldn’t see it moving up...


I.m very worried and hope for an answer quick

Met a girl and I gave her oralsex really good. After like 4-5 days I started to feel sick. Met her...


Tested at 80 days

I’ve been very scared of HIV after watching “it’s a sin” so I took your HIV test at 8...


Anxiety after watching 'It’s a Sin'

Hi, I’ve recently been having severe anxiety after watching 'It’s a Sin' about a possible...


Blood spreading at bottom of test

Hi I completed my test and after 15 minutes it was very clearly negative. I then left test lying...


False negative?

Almost two years ago used this test after having unprotected sex. Tested outside window period at...


Possible reasons for a false negative?

Hi there, In some of the responses on here it says that 'usually' false negatives only occur due...


Possible exposure

Hi , I'm hoping you can put my mind to rest, the exposure I'm really worried about was several...


False negatives possible?

Hi, firstly I would like to say that by looking at this page, there are a lot of people whose...


I have recently suffered with anxiety

Hi there I have recently suffered with bit of a anxiety regarding some previous exposures all of...


Test well outside window period

Hi there, I performed a test well outside of the window period (over 6 months) that was clearly...


Using alcohol wipe right before testing

Hello. I took a test 1 year after my last intercourse. I cleaned my finger with an alcohol wipe....


I tested negative using HIV type 2 self-test

i tested hiv negative using hiv type 2 self test 2 weeks after exposure, at 4 weeks i tested...


covid vaccination

Out of interest, do any of the covid vaccines interfere with the test? I spose I am thinking it...


Advice please. 12 years post exposure.

Hi, Looking for some advice from biosure please. My last exposure was 12.5 years ago. I have...


Temperature effects

I have a question about testing temperature. I tested at 13 weeks and did so in my car in a parking...


medications

Does taking any antidepressants such as mirtazapine affect the test result?


What antibodies does this test detect?

On researching, I had read that 2nd generation tests can only detect for IgG, but on...


Is this result conclusive?

June 2020: I had a medium-high risk where I got someone's cum rubbed on my penis head. (He later...


False negative worry

I had unprotected sex with a guy (I’m female) about 8 years ago. I didn’t have have any illness...


Possibility of not producing antibodies after window period (seronegative)

Hi recently I have been very anxious regarding testing & test accuracy. I recently took a 4th...


Chance of not producing hiv antibodys by 12 weeks??

What’s the chance of not producing hiv antibodys by 12 weeks. I tested negative for hiv using the...


could this be a false negative?

I had an exposure in Dec '19. I experienced what i thought was a seroconversion illness. I also...


I’ve tested 5 times

Hi, I’d like to start by thanking you and the team for creating a very useful tool. I understand...


possible symptoms - worried

I had unprotected anal sex 10 days ago ( i was the top). Next day i had bad headache and very...


After developing anxiety

After developing anxiety I suddenly started to worry about a relationship from 10 years ago and...


Antibodies Q

Hi I’ve taken a Biosure test after the 3 month window period. The result was negative. I...


Bio Sure Test after 4 months

Hello, I had my first homosexual experience while drunk. I had unprotected sex with a guy and was...


Scared that i have HIV after 2 tests

Hey I'm just an 19 year old boy who done wrong decisions over the past few months i slept with two...


Self-testing - Easy and reliable

I have very severe health anxiety, specially about HIV even though I do not indulge in unsafe...


Anxiety about HIV

So I took a test around a year after a one night stand, 6 weeks after the night I went for a 4th...


Problem?

Hi, I bought the test after 12 long months convincing myself that I couldn't be positive. I bought...


accuracy percentage

Does the accuracy percentage take into consideration the window period and interference from other...


I met a girl, we kissed

I met a girl, we kissed then we did romance but no sex, we keep doing it for two weeks before I...


Smudged control line

Hi Biosure team. I have done a Biosure test well outside of the window period. The control line was...


Testing window

If x is day of exposure should I test on 84th day from day of exposure (x) or 85th day 84 days...


Meds

Do b12 medication and/or pain relief medication interact in anyway with the test?


Still have symptoms

Hi I have done the biosure test 9 weeks after my possible exposure and it was negative but somehow...


Still paranoid after negative test

Last possible exposure was years ago. I took a test and it came out negative but I’m still...


Which result is valid?

I did a test yesterday morning and after 15 minutes it came out negative. It stayed that way for...


Anxiety grows

Hi. I have found


Losing my mind!

I lost my virginity to a guy that was a serial cheater, only learnt about it later on in our...


Testing accuracy - time to move on

Hello I am a male who had unprotected sexual intercourse with a female of unknown status 10 months...


Doubts : Hand job

Doubts : Hand job , massage centre rubbing of penis on masseuse body - how big is this risk ?...


Contrast from CAT scan

I did a Biosure test 3 weeks after having a CAT scan done. Can the contrast (iodine based) used for...


Accuracy

Please to refer this statement in relation to your test accuracy "A false HIV-negative result...


cant do no more

Hi im really struggling now im scared of losing everything including my wife and kids. iv not...


Disposal

After the test I was driving and I stop at bin box on the road.will there be problems of doing...


I am so happy after undergoing this test

I am so happy after undergoing this test. Since my secondary school days, I was worried about HIV...


Drunk sex

I live in a quiet area of  Scotland. I got drunk 1 night not long ago and started messaging a guy...


False Negatives and sticky antibodies

Hello The post from Gary (in


Testing - what shall I do?

Am not an drug user or having sex with other people. I just have sex with my husband which is my...


Testing time

Hi so I took a biosure test 6 months after any possible exposure. Test came up neg. Can I trust...


Testing worry

I have taken 3 tests 1 about 60 days after possible exposure another one at 100 days and another...


Biosure question

I had a oral encounter with a male. I got worried after it as it was in protected and took a...


I had unprotected oral

I had unprotected oral with a woman sex for less than 4 minutes even less. Then i stood up and went...


Sticky Antibodies

I recently saw a post on this site about how ‘sticky antibodies’ can potentially cause false...


Using a knife at home to draw blood

Is it ok to use a knife at home to do get the blood if I wash it first. I heard other users have...


how many people have had false negatives?

Hi, I would like to know how many people have had false negatives to date after testing outside of...


Biosure test I believe to be extremely accurate

Hi, On December the 18th 2019 i had a Heterosexual exposure. I started testing from the 03rd Feb...


4th generation test at 4 weeks and biosure test at 5 weeks both negative

Hi how reassuring are both these test? at this time my anxiety is through the roof. Why is there...


Is lancet secure?

Hi I would like to ask is the lancet sterilised and doesn't cause any harm. I didn’t had any...


Control line panic

I suffer from General Anxiety Disorder so sometimes my own reflection worries me! I particularly...


HIV-2

Does the Biosure test detect HIV-2 antibodies as well? I realise there is some significant genetic...


Worried about another line on strip

I’ve done a biosure hiv test 9 months after exposure and I’ve got the control line but also...


Relieved after 3 and a half years

3 and a half years ago I had a sexual assault experience whilst at uni. I woke up in my own bed...


Worthless and useless??

As long as Im searching independently assesment of BioSure kit as Im in more doubt about product...


Not Sure if Blood Sample was enough

I did the biosure test exactly 3 months after a possible exposure and then again 2 months after...


Antibodies?

Hi. Is it possible that my body don't produce antibodies to HIV ? I have had oral sex about 5 years...


How accurate is a western blot test?

My question is how accurate is a western blot test? It came back negative after 7 months of an...


About hiv

I have done sex at least 3.5 years ago with in four week I had flu like symptoms but with in week...


Worried advise me

Hi does the test work if u become infected during pregnancy? Is the window period the same?


am I overthinking ?

Hi, I had sex with 2 sex worker in amsterdam with condom and I took biosure test exactly after 119...


one very faint line

Hello i just used a HIV home testing kit and the results aren’t so much clear. There’s only one...


Possibly hugely overthinking?

Hi I recently completed a UK Biosure test for HIV after a 3 month window period. I tested...


Would the temperature of the room have any effect?

Hi i just took my test. I took it in my bathroom and had the shower running in the back. Whilst the...


2nd gen tests reliable?

I have a question is biosure (2nd gen) tests reliable for longstanding hiv infection? I am talking...


2 tests enough?

I have taken 2 biosure tests well outside window (years) for exposure. Although both negative, been...


Do you keep test standing

Do you keep test standing for the 15min?


Confirmation of test result

Hi there . Is there any chance I can send a photo to the admin email for confirmation of the test...


Confirmation

Last year, I done the Biosure HIV test after 16 weeks of unprotected sex and the test came back...


Worried to death, seronegative?

I tested negative at 6 weeks (clinic), 10 weeks (biosure self test), 13 weeks (clinic) and 20.5...


Reliability of test results

Please I need some serious answers. After taking a couple of biosure tests, both negative, this...


Hiv time

Hello I have just tested negative 3 months (91 days to be precise) after a risky exposure. I have...


How the test works

Does the positive line show at the same time as the control line?


Faulty tests?

I did 2 tests outside the window and they both can back negative with a control line. If these...


Flu like symptoms

Hi I had flu symptoms such as nasal congestion and fever around 6-7 weeks after exposure. I passed...


Accuracy of test results?

Should I be worried? I took 2 biosure tests 3 weeks apart, several years after potential exposure....


False negatives on test

Please, I am going out of mind here. Took a biosure test a few years after possible exposure, as...


Hiv biosure test results

Hi, I have taken 2 biosure tests, weeks apart, 3 years post exposure, both negative, but still have...


not a false negative?

Last year I slept with three different people. We didn’t use condoms. - I won’t be making the...


Question about faint line on rapid blood test

I had receptive anal sex with a few partners (all wearing condoms and HIV negative) for a while and...


Wet hand

My fingers were wet while I was trying to put the test tube into the liquid buffer and I suspect...


It’s scary, but worth it!

I have been worrying about HIV for a while now and the time came to take a test. I was super...


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...


Check results?

Bio sure 4 weeks negative 8 weeks negative 12 weeks negative 7 months negative Can I be sure...


Two tests after 17 weeks of possible exposure

Hello, I took two tests after possible exposure. Although I used to use condoms, there were some...


Storage and reliability

Hi, Some experts have issues with the storage of tests used away from a controlled lab. With tests...


I did a 4th gen test at 5 weeks

I have done a 4th gen test at 5 weeks, and 4 biosure tests 84 up to 91 days, then another 4th gen...


I had an exposure

I had an exposure to hiv through unprotected oral sex with a person unknown status very risk...


Cheated on wife

Cheated on wife 6 months ago unprotected with a sex worker. Have had 2 test 1) 4th gen ab/ag and...


Exposure to air when testing?

When doing the test I spent around 15 seconds to collect my blood to the test device. Maybe it was...


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...


Test was negative but I'm still terrified

Hi I had sex March 30th and was so scared because I had sex with a condom and he took it off for...


constantly worrying

Hi team. I had unprotected sex in October 2018. Since then I have taken 3 BioSure self tests. 1...


Accuracy of the test

Hi I was potentially exposed 10 weeks ago it's now the 11th week and I took a self test to do at...


Is a negative result after 3 months conclusive test?!

Hi there, I feel like I’ve become one of those people seeking reassurance by looking on the...


Still worried.

Hey. Could i had i high risk exposure end of 2016. I took p24 duo test at 6 week then pcr rna at 6...


I did sex with a woman

I did sex with a woman and i know the status as well she don't have HIV and i used protection as...


Biosure test at 25 days

HI, I'm extremely anxious. I had a test at a clinic and they did a Biosure self-test on me because...


99.7 % sure?

Hi! I am wondering if the test is 100% reliable if I take the test 8 weeks after my exposure? If I...


I had an incident 5 months ago

I had an incident 5 months ago i was having sex with a female escort the condom broke I was worried...


4 tests

I had a high risk exposure, I did a 4th generation test at 35 days and I've also done 4 biosure...


3 false negatives??

Hi I’ve used 3 of your biosure tests now all outside the 3 month window period. At 6 months 8...


I tested negative for hiv 14 weeks

I tested negative for hiv 14 weeks after exposure using your biosure test. I keep on getting mouth...


Are antibody tests reliable?

Hi, I had a high risk exposure 2 1/2 years ago and have since had 3 biosure tests and 2 4th gen...


Test at 3 and 4 months

Hi, I used a bio sure test at 3 and 4 months, as well as 4th Generation tests at 4,6 and 12 weeks...


Biosure 11 weeks

I took a biosure hiv test at 11 weeks with negative result, how accurate is the test at 11 weeks?...


10 years ago I met a guy

10 years ago I met a guy on 5 different occasions. We had unprotected Oral sex on each occasion and...


Worried about hiv

I recently (one week ago) had a one night stand with a woman who claimed she was clean but my mind...


I took a 4th generation test

I took a 4th generation test though a clinic and did a Biosure test my self. These test happen...


I have had a fourth generation test

Hi I have had a fourth generation test at an NHS hospital at four weeks which was negative and done...


Wasn't sure but glad I did

So... I had heard about your test from a friend that said if I didn't want to visit a clinic I...


scared and worried

Hello I have a question since I’m scared and worried I had a incident 3 and half months ago i...


stored below 8 degrees celcius

Hi. I tested negative but I'm worried that it is a false negative. I left the bio sure test kit in...


I had a condom tear

I had a condom tear with a girl of an unknown status but my fourth generation ELISA test result...


Hiv antibody test

Had an encounter with a guy (I’m a man) just over 7 weeks ago. We did oral on each other and he...


Am I in the clear?

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


Maybe A Risk Exposure

I have a question hopefully someone can answer it does muscle loss occur in early HIV stage as well...


HIV rash

I went to a GUM clinic and tested negative for HIV 12 weeks after exposure I have had a large rash...


Maybe HIV Exposure

Hello I had sex with a prostitute around October 25 of 2019 when I was having sex with her the...


Possible hiv infection

Hi so I’m really scared. I wanna be detailed so anyone who knows anything can help and give me...


Oral sex exposure

Hello I had an oral sex with my first girlfriend it was for about 35 to 45 seconds,is there an...


Negative result

Had a dodgy encounter in August And now mrs is pregnant Needed a quick reliable test Got a...


I had a sexual encounter

Hi, I had a sexual encounter with a guy who's status I don't know. Then 2 weeks after i did a rapid...


Did I do the Biosure test correctly?

I think I’ve done the test correct but after three minutes the movement didn’t appear to be...


Biosure at 54 days and Gum clinic at 55 days

Hi, my possible exposure was on 15th October. I have tested with biosure at 15 days, 6weeks 1 days...


Am I positive?

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


Test with wet hands?

When I pricked my finger with the Lancet my fingers were wet from when I had washed them with...


I was terrified

I’m 21 and last year was very reckless for me. I was alone and away from home for the first time....


Clear shiny line, whats that mean?

Hi, I did the test and the control line is clearly red, but when I looked very closely I can see...


HIV rash

Tested negative with the biosure hiv test at 93 days just had a red rash appear covering my whole...


Faint line appear after next day

Hi. I bought 3 unit of icare hiv rapid test kit. I tried for the first kit. Within 30 mins...


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 window period?

Hello. I had a sex with someone believed to be from Africa unprotected. I have read from many...


About 7 weeks ago

About 7 weeks ago I had sex with lady I met of an unknown status. The condom I used pulled out but...


Window periods

Firstly I would like to say what your company is doing for people testing is incredible. I have...


Concerned and worried

Hi myself and my wife had a threesome with a guy. We found out afterward that he was in his window...


HIV 2

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


medical condition?

Hello does having any preexisting medical condition affect the conclusive result being longer than...


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...


Is this test for both HIV 1 and 2?

hello - I took a HIV test at 90 days which came back negative. Is this for both HIV 1 and 2 as I...


Seroconversion and timing

Hello there I took the Biosure test at 84 days and was negative which you say is conclusive....


Seroconversion and window period

I took biosure tests on day 62, 69, 73, 76 and 80. All have been negative. My questions are: 1)...


Is Seroconversion related to production of Antibodies?

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


Conclusive

Tested with the biosure at 87 days negative you say your test is conclusive after 12 weeks 84 days...


Status check

Checked after 28 days post a low risk event Had no real symptoms in between - How accurate are the...


Still a little anxious after two tests

I had just one unprotected encounter with a person who said he was HIV negative. I was skeptical so...


False negatives

Has there been anyone who has received a false negative from the BioSure test outside of the window...


Putting this behind me

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


Accuracy five months after exposure

I received protected anal sex (with a condom) and gave unprotected oral sex to a man over 5 months...


HIV

Hi would a hep b vaccine 1 booster during the time of infection 2 weeks after possible exposure...


6 weeks accuracy

Hi. I had sex with a woman with condom, but I  don't know her status (HIV positive or not) . So 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...


medicine isn't helping me

I had 3 unprotected vaginal sexual exposure with an unknown woman at one night.After 21 days my...


How reliable?

I had sex with condom 1 month ago and i took the rapid test of HIV. My result was negative!. I...


Exposed to HIV with a sex worker

Hi, I was exposed to HIV with a sex worker and immediately the condom broke, she told me she was...


burst condom

Hi.. I had an experience of burst condom during my intercourse. After that I had some symptoms like...


Lancet worry

Hi used the biosure lancet and after the test was done the pink bit came off and the knife/'needle...


Accuracy of test?

I only had two unprotected sexes. Eight months ago, my bio test was negative. I forgot to wash my...


Seroconversion symptoms

I had an exposure in Magaluf with a sex worker unprotected. One silly reckless mistake influenced...


I am still so worried

I have done a biosure test at 3 months and got negative result but wanted to still get this assured...


2 negative test

Unprotected sex was over 15 years, I’ve done 2 tests both negative- can I take this as pretty...


Need explained as not clear

So this is slightly confusing and isnt really explained. This gives you your status based on what...


Control line slightly lower down

Hi. I have 2 negative results from 2 Biosure HIV tests but the 2nd one has a single control line...


B12 Vitamin Supplement

Hi my last possible exposure to HIV was 10yrs ago. I've done 2 Biosure tests in the last 2 weeks...


I'm worried I have sex with one girl from my University

I'm worried I have sex with one girl from my University, I'm really stressed up that I have HIV...


Am I positive or negative?

I tested at the doctor and my tests were positive. My doctor took some blood to the lab for...


Needle stick injury

Whilst doing work experience in a dental Practice, I had a needle stick injury. I was worried...


My test was quick

The test was quick, harmless and very intuitive to use. The interpretation of the results was easy...


extremely worried after 13 weeks

Hi I have 3 questions in one that has me scared. So a few months ago I was in a bad place...


Weight off my mind

My advice, for what it's worth, is just do it. I had a grey cloud hanging over me for years not...


anxiety and fear

HIV 1 /2 & P 24 Combo test (CIMA) taken after 56 days of potential exposure came out Non...


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...


Am I really negative?

Hi Over the last year or so my anxiety has been up and down month on month. I've been tests...


Hashimoto Thyroid

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


I don’t know what to do

I got tested 2 week after possible exposure and it was negative and then I started to get cold...


Test on its side

4 years i did a combat sport with some who i later found out was hiv positive. I have donated blood...


Article on the internet - condom risk?

Hi I recently had a few sexual encounters with girls who I dont know their HIV status. I used a...


Biotin Interference

Does the BioSure self-test use the biotin-streptavidin test principle like many laboratory HIV...


False Negative

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


False Negative ?

Hi team biosure. i am in need of help or maybe just a little reassurance of some kind i had my...


Availability in the US?

Hi. I had a friend send me two biosure tests from the UK. Unfortunately i used them both and now...


Protected sex?

Hi I was recently in Amsterdam and made a huge mistake by visiting the Red Light district. In a...


Control line clarification

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


Protected sex

Hi, a week ago I had protected sex with a girl of unknown status, a condom was used from beginning...


Buffer pot

When doing the self test kit i didnt let it stand up for 15 minutes. Does the test still perform...


Worried and confused

Slightly confused by these tests. Ive read that these tests give you your result based on what you...


Am i clear from hiv?

Hi this is my story. The stress and worry i cannot explain. I had sex with a massage worker when i...


Thank you!

Thanks for making this test available! Had a phase of bad decisions and conveniently, not enough...


My HIV Test

Hi I just tested using a HIV at home but I didn’t follow instructions. Instead of using liquid, I...


Years of worry and guilt

I had sex outside my marriage 4 years ago a stupid moment of weakness. I had 2 hiv tests in the...


Is there something else going on?

I have a question. I had unprotected sex with a girl that i trusted. I did a 4th generation doctors...


second test?

Hi, I had unprotected sex with my partner whom I don't know his status. So we decided to test, the...


Anxiety

I tested for HIV with a test kit from my friend and it didn't have instructions so the results came...


HIV negative at 100 days conclusive?

I had an intercourse with an escort around 110 days ago, she did me an oral sex without condom and...


the condom broke

Hi I had sex with a man of unknown status the condom broke, later he told me that he is hiv...


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Negative Result

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I took an oral HIV test

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The mind is a powerful thing

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Should I re-test?

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Negative results

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Test questions - new partner

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Can I still test?

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Alcohol wipes

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HIV Rapid Test at 6 weeks and 8 weeks, both negative.

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I am lost

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I moved the device

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Test Negative

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Biosure peace of mind.

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Amount of blood required?

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First HIV testing kit for my friend

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My test results

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HIV test complete

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should I still be worried?

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HIV?

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Test at 40 days

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ARS symptoms possible after 11 weeks?

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Test Line Orange

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Oral sex

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Window

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Help

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Louis

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Testing

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I know I need to get tested

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unclear line

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Am I negative?

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My Test Result

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I had unprotected sex

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I met someone online

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Windows period

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75 days

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Buffer pot

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my doubt - 3 negative tests

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Test at 6 months?

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Test Question

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Hiv home test

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Test line

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Two tests

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Test done at 10 weeks

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my partner and I have been together for 20 years

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Buffer pot mistake

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I think I've made a mistake

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2 tests done both negative.

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Testing window period

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I have been so worried

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3 negative tests

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Testing

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Hiv and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

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5 weeks after potential exposure

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All the symptoms, Really Scared.

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Test line question

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Retest -Mind is stressful

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No test 100% accurate

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boxes - two types

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Reuse of Test Device

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Control line Clarification

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Test Accuracy when test laid down during test timing?

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Storage of HIV self-test kit

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Test have to lay down later??

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I'm so scared of going to the GUM clinic

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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...


Question about test

Does having recently had vaccinations affect the reliability of the result e.g. False positive etc?...


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...


Very worried

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


Worried about the result

Hello, I've done the biosure test 89 days after exposure and it was negative, but I'm having...


extremely anxious

Hi , I bought one of your tests as i have been suffering with serious anxiety because of this. 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 Result

I took the BioSure HIV Test and the result was negative. One line only appeared and it was totally...


Worth doing if you are concerned

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


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,...


Do I need another test?

My wife was diagnosed with hiv 6yrs ago but never told me anything about it until about 4 days...


Rise in STIs in post menopausal, heterosexual women

Watching the Lorraine Show on TV they featured the self test kit. They mentioned a big rise in STIs...


Home Testing Experience.

The test arrived a day after ordering, and by taking time to read the booklet carefully the test...


I've never gone out of my way to have a HIV test before

I've never gone out of my way to have a HIV test before, I've had the other tests they used to hand...


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...


I have been experiencing symptoms

I have been experiencing symptoms and feel like killing myself. I had a test done at a clinic after...


82 Days Test

Hi, Iv'e read that the test is reliable at the 3 month mark, i've done my biosure test at 81...


Anemia?

Quick questions, I take vitamins because I suffer from anemia, I take Iron on a daily basis and...


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...


Thankyou, Thankyou, Thankyou.

I dont even know where to start, I think at the end is best. My test results are negative..... I...


Just buy the test and do it!

7 years of my life I've lost to HIV anxiety! I was just completely convinced that I'd almost...


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...


Negative question

I have read mutilple replies on this forum from biosure when people have asked if their negative...


Peace of Mind--Stress Reliever

I was stressing out over the possibility of being HIV positive, so either way I knew I had to know....


Question about testing

I got a negative test outside the window period but I don't think I disinfected my finger before...


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...


Is 8 weeks sufficient?

Hi first of all I found the test easy and clear to use. I understand that here in the uk 90 days is...


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...


My Anxiety can Stop

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


I'm getting married in a week

I'm getting married in a week and due to the high stress, I got IBS. Even though I got the...


Negative HIV test

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


The kit was very simple

The kit was very simple and easy to use and it is so convenient to be able to self-test in the...


HIV TEST

just done an HIV test I must say it was like the longest 15 minutes of my life but pleased to say...


Absolutely brilliant

Absolutely brilliant, just done this test its so easy, a bit daunting while waiting for the result...


Do I need negative result confirmed?

My exposure was over 2 years ago and I tested recently with Biosure and it was negative. I have not...


taking the blood sample wasn't bad at all

Fantastic service, arrived quickly, discretely packaged, very easy to use, taking the blood sample...


First time HIV self test

A couple of years back I have done one HIV test at STD clinics before. About 7 month ago I exposed...


Terrified

I spent a week convinced I was HIV+ after a few sexual encounters that were on the risky side. I...


Been in a panic for last two years

Been in a panic for last two years since I foolishly slept with an escort on a drunken night. My...


Negative Relief. Get Tested!

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


Biosure test

Does this test cover all types of HIV? My possible exposure was from someone originating from...


Results question

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


first time I tested myself for HIV

This was the first time I tested myself for HIV. Personally being able to do a test by yourself in...


2 negative tests

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


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...


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...


This test is so vital

This test is so vital to the health and well being of people in all walks of life. So many of us...


Should I still be worried?

I stupidly had a one night stand with someone 2 years ago. after 2 years I came across this test...


How grateful am I?

How grateful am I? This simple piece of kit has calmed me down I was convinced I had contracted...


HIV FastTest

Hi! I used the HIV fast test about 20 minutes ago with a negative result. I'm in a monogamous...


I wasn't looking forward to doing the test

The self-test kit arrived quickly (I think only a couple of days after I filled-out the online...


hiv self test - information

As others have commented, solid packaging, very clear instructions, and detailed information...


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...


Received my test package via Terrence Higgins Trust.

Received my test package via Terrence Higgins Trust. The most local GUM clinic to me has moved...


I've been meaning to visit a medical professional for a HiV

I've been meaning to visit a medical professional for a HiV test just for piece of mind as it's...


Fairly straightforward and easy to use

Ordered through an ad on Grindr. Loved the idea of getting my result right away. Fairly...


Why I tested

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


Negative

We all busy home HIV test are amazing really simple but and quick 15 min ! Well all coming with...


My first instant HIV test

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


HIV Self Test

I have only ever had 1 STI test in the past and have been overdue for about a month as it is so...


1st Time Test

Never tested before as I was always afraid to ask for one at the Doctors. This self test at home...


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

Really good that they do this now, gives people more confidence and it was quick and easy.


home testing kit

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


BIOSURE HIV TEST

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


Doing the test at home.

I hate needles and hospitals so this a great idea for people to have. Yes it reduces my confidence...


HIV neg

Didn't think I had put myself at risk but still nerveracking to test. Thankfully was neg, donated...


Excellent Home Test for HIV

It arrived really quickly after i requested it from THT. Extremely easy to use, very clear...


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.....


negative

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


help

Should I do the Biosure HIV test in the morning while I have not eat anything to improve the...


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 ....


You are going to survive

Quick, easy and discreet. I recommend it, just be sure to read the instructions, wait for the 3...


Less scary then going to a clinic or gp

I recently found I was pregnant and the midwife had left a leaflet about the HIV test you get...


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...


Such a relief after months of torture!

Such a relief after months of torture! The 15 minutes wait was one of the longest, hardest times of...


Testing negative

The warning on the biosure website reads, "If your test is negative it does not mean you are...


Negative - Do i need this confirmed?

All the videos and literature says "if you're positive don't panic - get your results confirmed by...


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...


BioSure relief

I went a bit off the rails when I broke up with my partner. Started having (a lot) of random sex...


Gay man using HIV Self Test for the first time

I go regularly to the GUM clinic but this can be a hassle. They all seem to do 'walk-in' style now...


stress

I'm a heterosexual guy but have slept with alot of partners and done some silly things,never really...


14months on from exposiure 3 tests I'm still worried i have HIV

I won't go in to to much details other wise i will be here for ever - but basically I'm now 14...


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...


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...


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....


Just want to say thanks...

... To Bio-Sure for developing such a good and convenient product and for doing the appropriate...


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,...


Still worried.

I have have done five Biosure tests, all of them over a year since exposure. I have also had a...


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...


A question.

If you have HIV symptoms and you take an HIV test because of symptoms, will the test detected the...


Living in fear for years

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


Finally can sleep with no doubt

It was the most stressful 15 minutes in my life , I couldn't stop my hands shaking during test. But...


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-term partner has HIV

I've been with my partner for 10 years - he has HIV, I do not. He is on treatment and has an...


Amazing piece of kit

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


Very good product

Nervous about doing the test right but explained in the literature step by step and very easy to...


Promiscuous throughout my early twenties

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


Worried myself sick

Worried myself sick for years after a few mistakes when I hadn't used protection,tried to put it...


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,...


Crippling Anxiety

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


Reduced my anxiety

Used the home test kit to stop/reduce my anxienty. And the test was simple to use. from opening...


will sleep after long

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


HIV Home Test Kit - took away the anxiety

I was a little apprehensive about doing the test home. Although, on reflection I had no reason to...


so much better than going to the doctor

Use the self test kit it was quick and did not hurt too much so much better than going to the...


It is important to know

For me it was the best solution to find a reliable HIV self test, just to confirm and continue with...


Taking the test

It is convenient to test yourself at home and helpful If you don't want to wait for days to get...


Privacy and peace of mind

As a gay man living in a rural part of the United Kingdom, access to sexual health screening which...


A little worry??

I have take two times, first was at 82 days(almost 12 weeks) after taking risk(with condom) and...


Experience

I wasn't conscious enough about HIV but gladly I always used a condom during anal sex. Getting...


I was an immature idiot, living my life in fear and denial

I was an immature idiot, living my life in fear and denial. Fear that I had it and 'I'd deal with...


I'd put off and avoided ever getting a test

I was scared and absolutely petrified. Like everyone I'd practiced safe sex but we all make...


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...


I do have an unhealthy sex life now & then..

As I'm a straight guy,I do have an unhealthy sex life by visiting escorts now & then.And there...


So easy to do it in your own place

I am really satisfied with the product, I think it's one of the most innovative products worldwide...


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...


Accidentally took the buffer pot out when comparing the result

Hope it's not a big deal if you don't compare your test when you see just one line after 15 minutes...


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...


Test accurate after 4 months?

I want to know if the test will be accurate if you've done it after 4 months you suspect being...


Get tested

I learnt of my HIV status after donating blood. I never thought that as a straight male I could be...


Reliabilty of tests.

Can someone tell me the reliability of the tests. I have done two well outside the window period....


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...


This was so easy to do..

This was so easy to do and follow  - ordered on a Monday arrived on a Tuesday and really eased my...


BioSure HIV Self Test Kits- One of the best products for self-testing I have ever seen and used

I have been using this type of product for more than 10 years when they first came available in the...


Medical doctor

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


HIV self test - the option to test

I had a test years ago, it took years of the thought of being positive in the back of my mind to...


The home test kit is very professional and convenient...

The home test kit is very professional and convenient. It arrives in very advanced style packaging...


worried about lancet depth

Does anyone from Biosure know depth of lancet. It's important I know please


I can live happier now

It was just checking. I like to have fun safe but still get tested. It's always strange going to...


HIV self test - of course it's stressful

I ordered the test online. Very easy. Of course the whole process was stressful but the clear...


Arrived quickly, instructions were simple and easy to follow

Arrived quickly, instructions were simple and easy to follow. The packaging while possibly more...


The HIV self test kit was very effective, and results incredibly quick.

The HIV self test kit was very effective, and results incredibly quick. Although the 15 minute wait...


I feel so much better to have tested rather than stick my head in the sand

Discrete packaging, clear instructions. I was so afraid of getting tested I couldn't face a GUM...


I put off using it for a few months!

The self test kit arrived very quickly, but I put off using it for a few months! Result: negative....


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...


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...


home testing kits

I've recently purchased and (just) used the new HIV home testing kit. I test regulary but find...


HIV Self Test - 'why I chose self-test at home'

I could have gone to Dean Street Express in London. Amazing people and service, but on this...


Home HIV Testing - " I thought I'd give it a go"

I received the kit this morning and found it very informative and easy to use, the hardest bit to...


HIV self-test - "very relieved!!"

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


hiv test - 'to reassure my mind'

hi I thought I was stabbed by a needle about 7 years ago ,it was always in the back of my mind ,so...


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...


BioSure self test

As someone who likes to get tested (for my own reassurance) having not only the test done at home...


My Self Test

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


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...


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...


HIV self test kit

I found the test very easy. I just had to push the test capsule right down as I wasn't getting any...


It was the longest 15 minutes of my life. But no matter what the result was, I had to find out.

It was the longest 15 minutes of my life. But no matter what the result was, I had to find out. The...


Testing my son

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


HIV self-test - "Relieved"

I first heard about the Biosure HIV self test on the TV literally 48 hours ago. I am a gay man, 61...


This is a stress reliever.

This is a stress reliever. Forgotten which news site I read about it on, but ordered it by 12pm on...


HIV Self Test - FIRST TIME

So fantastically simple to do! I cannot stress how anxious you can get having to go to a doctor or...


Biosure HIV self test

I read about the new self test on Monday morning BBC news website, checked out the biosure website,...


HIV self-testing - know the facts and have your say

For the first time, home HIV self-test kits...


HIV self-testing

"Stigma, discrimination, lack of privacy, and long waiting times partly explain why six out of ten...