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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


Insecure about the result

I took a home test for HIV 2 years after the minimal yet possible exposure. However I made a...


Tests sold on amazon

Are the biosure tests that are sold in amazon legit tests if it says the seller is biosure?


Biosure question

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


Sticky Antibodies

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


faint line

I had a Biosure test yesterday night, there was one clearly dark control line. But tonight, when I...


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...


Family planning

I want to start a family with my girlfriend but anxiety over past potential exposure is worrying...


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...


Control line panic

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


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...


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...


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...


I slept with an HIV + partner

Hello, I slept with an HIV + partner, taking med. Myself I had a small discharge during the...


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...


Validity

I'm slightly anxious about the validity of the results. If the blood that I use is contaminated in...


2 tests enough?

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


Device position

Hello, my test was negative buy while running the device was not quite straight and the internal...


Reliability of test results

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


Still worried

I had a incident 7 months ago almost 8 months I have tested my self for the past 7 months and I...


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...


Confirm Negative?

Hello, I have taken a hiv self test this morning, it appears to be display a negative result but...


not a false negative?

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


I had a risky heterosexual exposure 5 years ago

I had a risky heterosexual exposure 5 years ago. I cannot remember if I had symptoms then, but I...


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...


General questions

Dears, 1. Since the first time the tip was not completely full of blood, I brought it closer...


Antibodies

Some people say it takes 97% of us to make antibodies by 3 months, biosure says all of us will make...


now my anxiety is back

I got tested at home today after a couple of years of being anxious and fearful...I waited 20...


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...


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...


constantly worrying

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


Shaking the test?

Hi I'm on my 11th week after potentially being exposed to hiv I took a self test at home and after...


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 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...


anxiety about my test result

Hello! :) Anxious American here. I have anxiety about my test result and would appreciate your...


3 false negatives??

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


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...


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...


worried after 4 months

I just took a biosure test after nearly 4 months of my exposure I came back negative since I had my...


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...


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...


google made it worse

meeeen! thank God i came across this page. am on my last week of pep medication. i had unprotected...


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...


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...


Maybe A Risk Exposure

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


I tested negative at 8 weeks

I tested negative at 8 weeks with a 4th Gen test, blood drawn from arm. my only possible exposure...


Maybe HIV Exposure

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


Concerned

Hi, I took the test in early December I timed it for around 15 minutes and took a good few...


Possible hiv infection

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


HIV Negative Test But Still Worried...

Hello, I have just received my HIV results and came back negative but positive for gonorrhoea in my...


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...


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....


Syphilis prozone

I have recently used biosure at 91 days after high risk exposure which came back negative. However...


HIV rash?

Can one get the HIV rash without having the fever or is that unusual? Tested negative at 80 days...


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,...


discolored/white T line?

Hello I’ve made a HIV rapid test. I put a smaller than required amount of blood and the right...


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 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...


I had unprotected sex

I had unprotected sex on 12th september,2019 There was so much friction. I started having night...


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...


high risk exposure 7-8 weeks ago

19, male, high risk exposure 7-8 weeks ago. Took a self test 3-4 weeks after potential exposure-...


Putting this behind me

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


I can't I understand my results

I did the test on 12 August and first line was light and second line was too dark and I can't I...


Bought 2 biosure test kits

I’m writing this because I have found reading the feedback of others very helpful. I’m a 25...


Hiv symptoms and negative test result at 34 days

Hi, I undertook a bio sure test at 34 days which came back negative however, I’m worrying about...


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...


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...


Accuracy of test?

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


Need explained as not clear

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


Extremely worried I have HIV

Hello guys I have signed up to this site as extremely worried about catching HIV. It started...


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...


Am I positive or negative?

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


Safety lancet pin

I recently did the biosure test. The lancet was not in the pack with the blaster. The whole packet...


Needle stick injury

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


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...


A vague white line appears on T after hours

I bought a HIV self -testing kit online. Within the 20 minutes as stipulated by the work...


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...


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...


Partial Control Line

Hi, I did a test yesterday in a bit of a panic and didn't use enough blood (couldn't get enough...


Antigens/test strip - biosure safe to take?

As the test strip uses antigens specific to HIV to check for antibodies in your blood to see if you...


54 day test

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


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...


Testing negative using biosure 8 months after the exposure

I made the mistake of my life last year by having unprotected anal sex (i was top), it all began...


Worried and confused

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


The buffer pot

I have used boisure test in the past but I recently used one and the buffer pot is different - it...


Where can i get this?

Hi all i was just wondering where can i get a hiv self test from I am from uk and live close to...


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...


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...


Can’t let go of anxiety

I have tested negative using the biosure test kit. It is 15 months since my last possible exposure....


Test Advice please

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


Advice please

I had a high risk encounter 18 months ago. I've had muscle pains,twitching, thrush and numerous...


unprotected sex with sex worker

On Feb 8th I had unprotected sex with sex worker. After the exposure on 65 day I checked HIV 1...


Confirmation advice

Hi, Hope you can help. I have read on the forum that at 25 days 50% produce enough anti...


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...


Clarification

If a person had symptoms that are likened to HIV seroconversion, so oral thrush, and a rash in the...


Faint line hours after testing

I'm 18 months since last exposure.I need to find what caused the faint line on my Biobsure test...


I recently took the test

Hi I recently took the test but forgot to check it was working after 3 mins and didn’t realise...


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...


Biosure self test kit

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


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...


HIV infection?

I had unprotected sex in January the 23rd/24th to be exact. I have been stressing since that day of...


Test effect

I plucked up the courage to use your test again after weeks and months of anxiety. Have used them...


is this ok?

Hi had two occasions of unprotected sex male to female about 7 years ago just done home test result...


Ars and testing

Hi, I've used your tests in the past and they have always been a handy, and private way to test...


Is result valid?

I have used the test kit and just wanted some advice regarding how valid my negative result is....


Know your status - Thank you!

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


Shadow on test

Im a bit concerned. Im sure my result was negative bit there was a slight red shadow ontop of blue...


Get Tested

This is the best thing I have ever bought on the internet. After months of worrying I finally...


going out of my mind with worry

Hi, I had a potential exposure 16 months ago. I tested negative at 4 week, 12 weeks, 12 months -...


did I use enough blood?

Please help I done the biosure test a week ago it was negative.. but I'm now thinking: did I use...


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...


I'm convinced I have HIV

I’m convinced I have HIV, I had unprotected sex over a year ago and about 3 weeks later I had the...


HIV testing and scared please help!!

Hello I’m going to get right to the point. After a possible exposure to HIV I was tested...


Could tests be wrong?....Worried

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


How accurate at 46 days / 6.5 weeks?

Hi, wonder if you can help. I have taken your test 46 days post protected exposure, the result was...


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...


1 week

Can I test after one week after risk unprotected test?


Relief - thank you

As many have mentioned already the mind is a very powerful thing. I was sick with worry every...


About to lose my job

Hi I think I've actually lost my mind. I stupidly had unprotected sex - one night stand (vaginal) -...


Pink/Purple Control Line

Hi there, I took a Biosure test and after respecting all the indications and the 15mins, only the...


false negatives because of co-infection?

More than 7 years after possible exposure I had 4 negative Biosure tests and a laboratory antibody...


Do I have hiv? Test after 40 days?

I am a female and I had a one time exposure (vaginal sex) with a male of an unknown HIV status....


Is the lancet needle safe to use?

I used my biosure test yesterday (my result was negative) and I'm quite concerned about my finger,...


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...


A serious question

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


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...


Question about negative result

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


Do you advise testing?

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


chances of false negative

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


Was test reliable?

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


false negative and symptoms

Hi I had a biosure test 15 weeks after possible exposure and I had some symptoms. The test was...


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...


worried that I might have caught HIV

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


I just want to say this was a great test

I just want to say this was a great test. Really put my mind at ease. I over thought so much and...


I have now done 3 tests

This might seem like a really ridiculous thing to ask my anxiety is through the roof thinking that...


3 tests later and still anxious

I’ve posted on here a few weeks ago and I’m still having anxiety about having possible HIV...


Anxiety after 2 negative tests

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


Are my symptoms HIV?

Hi. I had possible exposure to HIV+female,after the exposure i developed lots of symptoms that are...


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...


Hiv anxiety

I was stupid and unfaithful to my girlfriend - unprotected oral with someone of unknown status....


Negative results

Hello, both me and my partner had negative results today . Took the test only one line. After the...


Ongoing symptoms

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


Oral sex / 4th generation HIV Duo Test

6 weeks ago I made oral sex with a man , I received and gave oral sex. He didn’t cum in my mouth...


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 line question

I did the test and got a strong control line which reassured me that it had worked, however I am...


Test Negative

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


Test question

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


HIV tests years later

Hello. I was wondering if, after the 3 months window period, would HIV antibodies still be detected...


Biosure peace of mind.

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


Amount of blood required?

Hi there, I took the test at home recently but for some reason no matter how hard I tried the...


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...


Lancet needle

Hello, I used the lancet needle in the kit but this will sound like a silly question, I used the...


antiretroviral drugs

I want to know if this Biosure can detect HIV even in positive people using antiretroviral...


Result accuracy

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


First HIV testing kit for my friend

This story is not about me but about my friend. His sexual life has been quite wild in the past so...


scared of results

Did the BioSure Self Test. Hung on to it for almost a week before plucking up the courage to...


Void sticker

Hi I think I’m panicking but I used a test that looked all intact, the void sticker had the...


completely at home

I was pleased then dismayed with previous self-test, as funding was pulled from my area. So happy...


HIV test complete

After six months of driving myself crazy I finally plucked up the courage to decide to get a test...


Feedback and using the lancet

I am someone who hates drawing blood and is pain-sensitive (feeling faint at just the thought of...


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...


Did I impact the result?

I’m quite afraid of medical equipment so I managed to squeeze some blood out of my finger without...


I'm worried and very suicidal

Had protected sex with 2 girls and get a negative after 5 days after having sex. The first girl i...


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,...


should I still be worried?

Hello Sir, I had an unprotected vaginal sex with a hiv positive partner, I was unknown about her...


Results question

Whilst checking the results of the test, the control line was there, which was a good solid line....


2 months test conclusive?

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


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...


lovely kit to test with

A lovely kit to test with. Found it very helpful and easy to use with enough information and guide...


Floaters

Biosure test at 13 weeks. When I looked there appeared to be a floater/blur/ particle ( not sure...


AMAZING service, AMAZING product!

I recently had unprotected sex and then started reading the horror stories that are on the...


HIV?

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


Question.

Hi , I am little worried now a days because of my friend. I had a unprotected sex with my...


Window periods

Hi, I had one off unprotected vaginal sex, which I am aware is not particularly high risk, however...


12 week negative test with swollen neck

I had unprotected sex over 12 weeks ago. I tested negative on biosure at 11 weeks ( 77days) and...


Lots of symptoms

hello world, i would just like to say that i have been having a lot of symptoms and signs that all...


Supermarket kits?

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


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...


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...


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...


extreme anxiety

Hi, been suffering from very extreme anxiety for more than a year. It all started with a white...


Carrying out the test

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


SO relieved

I'm 26, female, and recently tested positive for chlamydia. Holy crap, unsafe sex never felt so...


Relief, Easy, Affordable

Just like to thank you for your product, even though never really never thought I carried HIV I...


did not work

The safety lancet did not help me to get enough blood and it could only be used once which means I...


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...


I'm so happy thank you for the best Christmas present ever

In my 20s I was really promiscuous... never take much care, I was so lucky, after marriage and my...


Anxiety, depression and sadness

I bought this one yesterday, I'm really hoping will be here before Christmas, last month I been ill...


I really don’t know what to do

Hi. I had drunken unprotected sex with a guy a year ago, 1 months after, I tested positive for...


Different sorts of HIV?

Hi, I read something about different sorts of HIV/4th generations... I dont know exactly. Can you...


Stupid unprotected night

I have done 4 tests all negative last one was 6 months after exposure for 1 would this be a...


Could I be the 0.3%?

I did a biosure test 3 weeks after unprotected sex with a male (I’m female) it came back...


I was fearful to get a test

I took the test today thank god negative. I was concerned about an incident many years ago and was...


able to find out in private

I unfortunately had a bad sexual experience which resulted in unsafe fun but I have to say biosure...


Unprotected with my ex - tested after three weeks

The tests are great I have done four over the years negative. My most recent tests taken three...


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...


swollen glands and night sweats

Hi, I had protected sex around 3 months ago but started getting night sweats, swollen glands and...


Peace of mind

I had unprotected sex whilst with my ex-boyfriend. He passed on another STD to me but I was too...


I did the biosure test , as routine

I did the biosure test , as routine , feeling confident that the result would be negative. It came...


chances of hiv?

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


Info

Hi, before using the lancet for the drop of Blood I have used an isopropyl alcohol pad to clean my...


Paranoid Hypochondriac

After a monogamous decade relationship, I started to date again. I found myself being careless...


I'm not sure if the test is accurate

I followed the directions of the test however after 15 minutes the result was not showing as I...


not sure about result

Hi. I did two Biosure hiv test about 2 years after potential exposure, arround 2 moths gap between...


sick with worry

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


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...


Testing

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


blue finger after test

is it normal that the finger you use the lancet on turns blue after you took blood? i'm worried now...


Car transport

Hi, I bought a test and kept him in muratura bag in the car for approx 45 minutes... Today it is...


Will hospital treatment affect result?

Hi, I have taken 3 of your self test kits over the past 3 months. 1st being 4 weeks -...


Faint control line

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


Scared of getting tested? - PLEASE READ

To those scared of getting tested, please read, I have also been scared of being tested, I hope...


Doubt

Hi, I would like to know if It is normal that after some days the strip became slightly red and...


Am I negative?

Desperate2know  Hi, I am a worried female who has had a possible exposure to hiv, I didnt develop...


My Test Result

I have taken the home test and followed instructions.a test line appeared soon and appears to be...


I met someone online

I met someone online and about a year later, I stupidly started having unprotected with him. We had...


Peace of Mind

Thought I would tell my story because I know there will be other people like me - searching the...


I am a 64 year old female

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Confused about my test

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I've made some pretty bad choices

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BBC documentary "The truth about HIV"

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Buffer pot

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Control line

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HIV home testing

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Anxiety will not leave me

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I was always so scared to get tested

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my doubt - 3 negative tests

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Test at 6 months?

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Hiv home test

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Two tests

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2nd generation test

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confident with Biosure

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doubt about results

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Feelings about the Biosure HIV test

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Testing at 9 weeks

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I always thought I should get tested

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After a high risk situation with a sex worker

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Still worried as getting lot of throat troubles

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Problems with testing

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Relieved

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All the symptoms, Really Scared.

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Accuracy

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Retest -Mind is stressful

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Reuse of Test Device

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Review

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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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I'm so scared of going to the GUM clinic

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Grateful that self testing exists!

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Did I perfom the test right?

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oral sex drew blood

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Was my test valid?

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Very worried

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Query about buying a test on Amazon

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extremely anxious

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Anxiety of hiv

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Still a bit worried

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Test Result

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Worth doing if you are concerned

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Partner got pre-cum in his eye

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Do I need another test?

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Home Testing Experience.

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Thank you biosure

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Repeat test after 13 minutes results?

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

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I have been experiencing symptoms

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Just a question....

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Question about the test

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Thankyou, Thankyou, Thankyou.

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Just buy the test and do it!

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Negative question

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Peace of Mind--Stress Reliever

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I'd been thinking about my HIV status on and off for a few months

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Didnt work

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My Anxiety can Stop

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I'm getting married in a week

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Negative HIV test

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Absolutely brilliant

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percent false negative

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taking the blood sample wasn't bad at all

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Been in a panic for last two years

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First time test for HIV

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Negative Relief. Get Tested!

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Biosure test

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many still regard hiv as a death sentence

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I sincerely wish that I had never used this test

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I thought I was low risk

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Should I still be worried?

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How grateful am I?

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It seems a long 15 minutes

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I wasn't looking forward to doing the test

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I test regular to be safe

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Fairly straightforward and easy to use

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I live in a rural area

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My first instant HIV test

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I know how annoying it can be

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home testing kit

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BIOSURE HIV TEST

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Couldn't be simpler!

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Taking the test

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I had been in a manogomous relationship

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I had unprotected sex

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negative

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IS 90 days enough?

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Help!

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Some question about Biosure Kit

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concerned

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Home tested after 12 weeks

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Less scary then going to a clinic or gp

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I was made to feel ashamed at std clinic

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HIV selftest suited me

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Such a relief after months of torture!

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I've been relatively careful...but there has been that ONE random time

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stress

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

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Hiv Tes

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reduce anxiety - be brave

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Finally got tested

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Meant to go to a clinic but my sister told me about biosure

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Girlfriend asked me to take the test

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I'd had many unsafe sexual encounters

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re living my sexual history to remember if I had put myself at risk!

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Living in fear for years

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Promiscuous throughout my early twenties

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Worried myself sick

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Self testing after partner was diagnosed

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Crippling Anxiety

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Reduced my anxiety

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will sleep after long

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HIV Home Test Kit - took away the anxiety

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Taking the test

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Quick. Discrete.

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Experience

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too worried to go and be tested for fear of being seen by someone I know

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

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I had put off and put off going to get a test in a clinic

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

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Home Testing - I hate going to the GUM clinic

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Get tested

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It takes courage to do the test alone.

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If your scared ask a family member to be with you!

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The thought of attending a GUM clinic terrifies me so I chose the home test option

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hiv self test.. rest the worried mind

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Boy, am I glad this test exists!

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HIV self test - the option to test

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

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HIV self test - of course it's stressful

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HIV self test - would definitely recommend

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I had no excuse to put off being tested

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

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I put off using it for a few months!

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HIV Self-Test: The Journey.

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..just to be sure...

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Great! The test kit arrived really quickly

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The longest night ever!

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

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hiv test - 'to reassure my mind'

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I have dry mouth and having seen half the specialists in HKG...

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My Self Test

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A very welcome addition to the UK safer sex landscape

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I appreciate the anonymity..

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"It's value for money and gives closure"

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HIV self test kit

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Testing my son

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HIV self-test - "Relieved"

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This is a stress reliever.

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Biosure HIV self test

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HIV self-testing

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