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I had unprotected sex

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


Would HIV have been detected?

Hi I’ve been reading other answers and seen that yous have said a week after seroconversion...


Seroconversion, antibodies and immune system

So basically I am convinced I have HIV but just tested negative on the self test 7 weeks after...


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...


Heartburn

I had a test last week and today. Today is day 69. Both my tests were negative. A couple hours...


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-...


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...


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

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


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...


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...


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...


Anxiety/ overthinking

Hi I recently used the biosure self test (over 3 months post potential exposure) and it appeared...


symptoms

52 days since exposure have back pain, arm pain and headache on the 50th day. Are these due to...


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...


Can the test still detect late stage?

As it’s been over 15 years since any possible contraction, and had symptoms of opportunistic...


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...


Can I be confident in my negative results?

I have taken 3 Biosure tests in the last 2 years. 1st after 8 months, 2nd after 13months and 3rd...


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...


Can hormonal implants cause false HIV positive results?

Hello Can hormonal implants cause false HIV positive results in women without any possible...


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...


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...


Oral thrush

Hi , I had protected sex and unprotected oral sex 2 years ago. I’ve taken Biosure at 3 months , 4...


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...


Positive line appeared after 15 mins but before 1 hour

Hi, I did the Biosure HIV test and was tested negative after 15 minutes. After around 45 minutes...


10 weeks post exposure

Is a negative result at 10 weeks post exposure a good indication of what you result will be at 12...


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...


14 weeks since exposure

It's 14 weeks since exposure  - is my biosure self test negative result conclusive ?


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...


Is my test conclusive?

I took rapid HIV test fourth Gen. at 58 days - is this test conclusive? Or I should follow up?


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...


Buffer pot solution

When disposing of the test i got some of the buffer pot solution on the prick on my finger and it...


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...


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...


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...


Psych medications

I took two biosure tests back to back and both were negative. I'm also on antipsychotic, benzos,...


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...


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...


HIV symptoms

Is a 6 and 9 week negative 4the generation HIV test reliable if you get symptoms after the last...


Test in the car

Hello, I got a negativ test but I did It in the car while It was going with many vibrations and...


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...


apperance of test line after an hour

Having HIV self test ,the test result within an hour was negative ,but after one hour and 30 min...


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...


Terrified

Im absolutely terrified. Sept 18 had unprotected sex with a guy i was seeing, then december 18 had...


Advice please

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


Do I retest?

Hi going out of my mind with anxiety. I  have taken test out side of window period. Biosure...


negative test at 6 weeks

Hi. In your experience, has a negative test at 6 weeks turned positive at 12 weeks?


6 Months After Unprotected Sex

Having had unprotected sex around 6 months ago, I wanted to take the test. The result was...


Do I test again?

Hi - taken biosure test after possible exposure 5 years ago result came back as negative, I see on...


Confirmation advice

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


Negative Result

Hi had a couple of unsafe sex episode about five to six years ago I'm male with two separate...


risky encounter

I had a possible risky encounter 6 weeks ago. But just looking for some reassurance, I had a 5th...


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...


Elite controllers

Hi I have recently been reading a study about Elite Controllers and that rapid tests may give a...


sti

Can having another unknown condition or sti e.g. syphillis cause the biosure test to show a false...


80 day test

Hi, I took a biosure test at 80days would this be conclusive?


Reliable?

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


working with blood sample

I am working in a lab where I deal with blood samples of unknown medical history. While working...


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...


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...


massive worry

So I had the biosure hiv self test and I have a big concern which is a massive worry. Other self...


Should I re-test?

I took a biosure rapid HIV test after 39 days and the result was negative. Should I re-test again...


Is this normal?

Hello  - Is it normal for a test to run almost immediately upon placing it into the pot?  It was...


Is the test result valid?

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


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...


Test Line positioning

Hi all, thank you for an incredible piece of equipment. I conducted my test and could see a very...


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...


Get Tested

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


window period

Hi team biosure - I had just done a biosure self test yesterday 252 days after my encounter with a...


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 -...


First self test.

Want to say what a wonderful little kit this is! Easy to use, must say prior to using it I was both...


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...


Biosure HIV Self Test South Africa

Hi, I used 5 of your tests in South Africa. One on 13 weeks, two on 14 weeks and another two on...


I'm still worried

Had a low risk event over 8 months ago. Had a test done at my local gum clinic after 25 days...


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...


What is the antigen?

What is the antigen used in the Biosure test? Is it a whole HIV virus - i.e. could you catch HIV...


Psoriasis

Hi, Please can you advise if the autoimmune response is psoriasis can cause false positives with...


Relief - thank you

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


Confused

Hi, I took a biosure HIV test then the result was negative but I wonder after an hour or more then...


About to lose my job

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


Faint grey line?

Hi, I just used the BioSure test kit and received a strange result. Within 15 minutes I could only...


How accurate at 11 weeks?

How accurate is a Biosure test at 11 weeks after ? Is there a need to do another?


The mind is a powerful thing

I know a lot of people will desperately be searching the Internet after a possible exposure looking...


should I be worried?

Negative biosure result at 6 and 12 weeks, however I have a sore throat that has come and gone for...


Convinced I have HIV

Hi - I have had 12 antibody test using 4 Biosure test and two test were i-test and 6 at 4 different...


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,...


Still having symptoms

I sucked on massage therapist nipples for few seconds, apparently she was breastfeeding but I did...


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...


Oral

Should i worry about HIV from oral both giving and receiving without ejaculation. Should i get...


THT's free test

What test is the free biosure one the terrace Higgins trust sends out ? 4th gen? Or...?


Period

Hi there, i just wonder if the result is valid if i did the test on my period.


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...


9 week negative result

I did a BioSure test and the result was negative after nine weeks. I want to know how much accuracy...


Fasting

Hi, do I need to fast before taking the biosure test?


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...


Test line worry - need confirmation

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


Does the positive line disappear?

Hi I did not read the instructions properly as I was very nervous I was looking at the card for the...


chances of false negative

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


Ongoing anxiety

Hi guys, firstly thank you for your service. I understand this type of post is a reoccurring theme...


Was test reliable?

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


I had unprotected oral sex

I had unprotected oral sex from a female escort in November 2017. Blood test after a month for STI...


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...


83 days

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


worried that I might have caught HIV

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


I have now done 3 tests

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


Question on expiry

I took one of your tests the exact same day it arrived but didn't check the expiry date before...


Negative at 12 weeks with symptoms

Hi, I had a very low risk exposure in May this year. 25 days later I had a test done in the local...


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...


Strong ARS symptoms

Hi sir I went for massage and during that session she masturbated me and I fingered her, I don't...


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...


Symptoms and anxiety

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


Hiv anxiety

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


How long is too long?

I gave unprotected oral sex about 5 or 6 years ago to my then boyfriend when we were 15-16 years...


Hiv test at nearly 10 weeks

Rimming incident with a gay guy who has suddenly blanked me. I've since had very severe fatigue...


HIV symptoms and testing

Hi there I just wanted to find out when antibodies are created Are they created before,after...


Help I am worried sick

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


HIV test after 7weeks...

Hi Bit worried but need some help! Had an unfortunate incident where I was rimmed by a guy who I...


Continuing symptoms

l had a relationship with a hiv positive for 3months.Then she decided to tell after 3months of...


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...


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...


Test questions - new partner

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


I am lost

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


Do I need re-test ?

Hi. I did 2 BioSure tests after 2 years potential risk. Both negative. Can I rely ?


Test accurate after 9 years?

I have tested multiple times with biosure all negative. The given sensitivity of the test is 99.7%....


Test sensitivity

Hi, if I have understood well every 1000 positive samples your test could give 3 false negatives...


Conclusive?

Hello, I took this test at 155 days after potential exposure, would this be considered...


Test line question

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


I moved the device

Because of the agitation I moved more times the device horizontally while the test was running in...


Test Negative

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


Question for device fall

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


Test question

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


Could my result change?

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


HIV tests years later

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


I had unprotected sex

I had unprotected sex about 7 min with a HIV positive girl not on drugs. I took pep after 24hrs,...


What if I don’t have any antibodies?

It’s been 5 months since I stupidly had sex without protection with another man who has...


Biosure peace of mind.

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


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...


HIV test line

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


Lancet needle

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


false positive?

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


antiretroviral drugs

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


Overthinking Until I’m Sick

Honestly, spent weeks and weeks worrying over nothing about potentially having the virus. There was...


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...


Tests negative - but still got symptoms

I cheated on my pregnant wife with another man almost 7 months ago. Since then I have had all the...


scared of results

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


I have been worried

I have been worried about getting tested for a long time, knowing i may have put myself at risk. i...


Void sticker

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


My test results

Dear Sir, I am writing again for clarification. I know I have written before and your help has...


Squeezing

Dear Biosure team, I recently tested negative with your test. In these days I am studying for a...


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...


Test doubt

Hi all, please confirm that the BIOSURE test is the same of CHEMBIO as per the following...


idiot proof!

Honestly, making myself push down on the lancet was the hardest thing about the whole process. I...


I used the test this morning

Hi there I used the test this morning and noticed the blood didn’t go upward on the test kit but...


What time period will the test be accurate at

When will the biosure test start detecting antibodies and when will it no longer detected them?


Quick result

Just I did the Biosure test and the results was negative after two minutes one line on the top -...


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...


Could medication affect result?

Hi, l took a test a few months ago. My test showed negative. However I was taking medication for a...


Packaging query

I ordered from Amazon, two kits. Both arrived sealed but the biosure sticker on the white box was...


About test line

I test HIV rapid test and test show negative at 20-30 minute. But 3-4 hours later test line show...


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...


need to re-test?

I'm am a male and had unprotected insertive fellatio from a commercial sex worker of unknown...


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...


doubt in reading results

Hi, I took a self test last week at home but i am a bit unsure about the result. Within the first...


lovely kit to test with

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


White shadow

Hi, I done the test and the control line is obvious but where the test line is I can see a very...


Asking

Hello, I have had sex with only 3 partners in my entire life but have not been tested. Will it be...


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...


Result Question

Hi, 1st I'd like to thank you for providing this test, I was so anxious about going to clinic...


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...


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...


Get tested!

Clear instructions and simple to perform. A good alternative if you feel anxious or ashamed about...


Supermarket kits?

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


can i stop being worried

i had a risk on the 31 October 2017 and i got his blood test on the 2 November 2017 then again on...


I was convinced

Started off with a recent random swollen lymph node in my chest. It was really odd and painful and...


Still unsure

Had a fling nearly 10 and half or 11 years ago. Tested negative on biosure self test kit. Does the...


Feelings of desperate guilt and regret

I'm married. Very happily married, in fact. About two years ago, I did something unbelievably...


Test at 40 days

Dear all, 33 days ago had protected sex but I licked for some seconds the penis of my partner -...


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...


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...


SO relieved

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


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...


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...


Oral sex

Had unprotected fellatio from a female escort 4 weeks ago. It was my first ever visit. Worried sick...


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...


Window

Good day Quick question. Going back on some of your answers I see you say 4 weeks, only 50%...


Different sorts of HIV?

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


HIV negative test

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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...


Very easy to test...

Very easy to test, even when you're shaking as I was! I have learning difficulties and found the...


worried about lancet depth

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


It's good this test is available to joe public

Without the help of dedicated scientists and technicians, HIV could easily have been the next...


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...


HIV self test - would definitely recommend

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


I had no excuse to put off being tested

I didn't think I was HIV+ as I never seem to get ill not even a summer cold but I'm embarking on an...


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 - "great value"

Rapidly dispatched, discreet package, use well described, all very professional and great value....


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...


..just to be sure...

I live abroad where it is still not possible to buy hiv hometests and so I purchased a test from...


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

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


The longest night ever!

I am a gay man and have never had an HIV test. Over the course of the past 15 years I have had many...


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...


I have a question about the test

If you have already developed AIDS, will there be a positive indication?


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...


I appreciate the anonymity..

The test was very simple and straightforward to use. I appreciate the anonymity it afforded 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...


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...


HIV selftest was amazing.

HIV selftest was amazing. My nearest GUM clinic is 10 miles away with very restricted opening...


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...


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...


Disability and the HIV self test

I needed a test, but due to a disability find it hard to get to the clinic. I think this is...


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...


Share your experiences of using the test

This  discussion and ideas exchange site has been specially set up for people to share their...


HIV self-testing

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