Talking about home testing for HIV

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How the test works

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


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Worried about hiv

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


scared and worried

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


I had a condom tear

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


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...


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...


Accuracy five months after exposure

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


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...


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...


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...


anxiety and fear

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


One night stands

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


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...


Protected sex?

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


Protected sex

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


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...


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...


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...


Very very worried

I really hope you can help. I had protected sex with a CSW on the 16th March, she put the confirm...


condom broke

Hi i had a sex n the condom broke so we stop after realising that it was Brocken ,i test with Elisa...


More than 3 months ago

Good day, More than 3 months ago, i had protected sex but the condom ended up tearing in the...


What risk of HIV?

Hi, last year I visited Amsterdam and had protected sex with 3 sex workers. Condoms were used...


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...


I am worried sick

I had sex with a Cypriot man on holiday used a condom but it came off completely inside me I pulled...


Question about negative result

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


Test at 29 days post possible exposure...

Hello. I am just writing to see if I understand the situation correctly. 5 weeks ago I had...


83 days

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


Anxiety after 2 negative tests

Hello! 6 years ago I had protected (Condom) sex with an HIV+ guy both as top and bottom. He...


Symptoms and anxiety

Hello I took a biosure test 5 days ago (3 weeks and 4 days after possible exposure). I know this...


Oral exposure

Had fellatio performed on me (with condom) 12 weeks ago by a woman from West Africa. Had a negative...


Ongoing symptoms

Hello I had a relationship two years and 8 months ago without the use of condoms and AIDS and...


Test questions - new partner

My new partner tested negative after 52 days using the hiv duo combo test after a 2 seconds condom...


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

I had sex with stand girl and condom broke. She didn't stop but i pull out after 30 seconds. After...


I am lost

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


2 months test conclusive?

I had protected sex with unknown girl on 1 single night 2 times. After 3 weeks i got molluscum on...


tridot test - am I safe?

I have sex with sex worker but use condom. I have molluscum on my penis and mouth sores. I have...


HIV?

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


HIV risk symptoms?

On the 23rd of the year I was having sex with a sex worker about 5 minutes. I did not have a...


Supermarket kits?

I have to say this kit is very good, I was worried since I did have a few girlfriends through my...


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...


ARS symptoms possible after 11 weeks?

I had a very brief sexual encounter (when I say brief, I mean no longer than 10-15 seconds) with a...


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...


Sillyandscared

I had sex with a condom last July with a friend... anyway I'm worried so I got a biosure test last...


possible exposure - condom broke

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


3 tests - all negative

Hello, I live outside the United Kingdom. I had a relationship three years ago. I have applied for...


I had been very stupid

Took the biosure test today and was so relieved to have a negative result. The longest 15 mins in...


I regularly test for peace of mind

I use Biosure self tests every few months simply for peace of mind. I was sexually assaulted 4...


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...


Confused about my test

I'm a paranoid person - i tend to worry and be anxious about everything - not surprising then that...


Testing

What an amazing thing. My father is HIV positive. I understand and am aware that it is no longer a...


All the symptoms, Really Scared.

Hi, I had oral/intercourse with sex worker abroad, 4 weeks ago, i did use a condom however. 3...


Anxiety of hiv

So after a very brief encounter with a stripper 7 months ago, I have been through hell. Google is...


Home Testing Experience.

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


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...


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...


hiv self test - information

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


HIV selftest suited me

The test arrived in plain packaging as promised one working day after ordering. I am a gay man who...


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...


Finally got tested

I have been putting this off for years because I haven't been very sexually active and the few...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...