Talking about home testing for HIV

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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Get tested!

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


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...


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...


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...


Help

Good day On the aids vancouver helpline website they say that most people will have detectable...


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...


chance in a million?

Hi there I recently did 2 self tests. The first at 96 days and the second at 110 days. Both...


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...


possible exposure - condom broke

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


Are tests conclusive?

Hi I've had 3 biosure tests, between a year and a year and a half from potential exposure. All 3...


swollen glands and night sweats

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


3 tests - all negative

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


returnable?

Hi, is my product returnable if I have opened the pouch on the packet? If its unused but I have...


I did the biosure test , as routine

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


What is the difference?

What is difference between BIosure HIV Self Test and clinical test? Some opinion are not to trust...


A really great relief

A really great relief to have access to this simple and quick test which arrived within 24hrs of...


Paranoid Hypochondriac

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


important questions

Hello 1 - Can biosure Hiv Self Test detect the Antibodies After 1 or 2 year or not ? 2 -i got 2...


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...


Quick and very affordable

Quick and very affordable. You can use at home whenever you are at ease. Very reliable and easy to...


sick with worry

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


after 6 months

I got the Biosure Hiv Self Test After 6 months from last Sex Contact and My result is Negative .....


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...


Negative Result after 6 months

I got the Biosure Hiv Self Test After 6 months from last Sex Contact and My result is Negative .....


Louis

Hi, I've been working in Italy for a year now and I will be back in UK only in 4/5 months. Last...


Control line concern

I carried out the test recently and I am just curious about how the actual control line works. I...


I'm so scared

Hi! I had a risky exposure (giving oral without ejaculation) about a year ago, then I started...


Indeterminant test after two negative tests

Hi I had unprotected sex in march and in may 7 weeks after I have std test done including hiv and...


I had not protected oral sex

I had not protected oral sex 2 years ago. I did your test and result came negative. But I heard...


Will hospital treatment affect result?

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


unclear line

HI,firstly thank you for the product, I do the test for 15min and there is one clear line shown....


Scared of getting tested? - PLEASE READ

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


My Test Result

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


4 Biosure Test

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


After years (too long I know)..

After years (too long I know) of putting off having a test for fear of a positive result, I finally...


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

I am a 64 year old female who has not had much unprotected sex, but I was inspired to have the test...


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...


Result confirmation

Dears, My test was negative. Just to be sure, I tested in my bedroom, I don't know about room...


I've made some pretty bad choices

I used to work in the field of HIV, and as a gay man i've made some pretty bad choices in terms of...


easy - even with shaking hands!!

Very clear instructions and easy test to use (even with shaking hands!!) So much better getting a...


BBC documentary "The truth about HIV"

I came across the BBC documentary "The truth about HIV" and it gave me a real push to get...


Question's about the test

Hello, Does it matter if there is some solution left after testing? I realised I didn't insert...


situation rectified

Contacted company over a non working code. Situation was rectified and next day delivery arranged....


HIV home testing

I am a sexually active gay man and have had some unprotected sex. I worried for some time about my...


Anxiety will not leave me

So abput 7years ago I had relations with a man, a man whom I later found out was married. Needless...


my doubt - 3 negative tests

Hi, my doubt is due to the fact I had 3 negative tests (only control lin appeared) but I cannot...


Test at 6 months?

Is it necessary to have a test at 6 months after the exposure if you have a negative test at 3...


Realy anxious

Hi, I had oral sex with sex worker unprotected and protect sex 5 weeks ago, 1 weeks later i...


Test Question

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


Hiv home test

My knowledge of hiv was very slim until recent times. I read up about HIV online and I learned...


Two tests

Hello I had two test tests firsone I had a little second trace lower then the limit showed in the...


2nd generation test

Apparently bio sure hiv test and auto test vih are 2nd generation tests, using the same technology,...


Test done at 10 weeks

Hello, I took a test at 10 weeks after the exposure.Is it a big chance that the results change in...


Feelings about the Biosure HIV test

I have tested at GUM clinics in the past, done postal testing (buying a kit and mailing a blood...


my partner and I have been together for 20 years

Hello my partner and I have been together for 20 years and we have not had sexual activity with...


I try to do HIV tests regularly

I try to do HIV tests regularly as I have positive partner. Most of the hiv prevention...


I always thought I should get tested

Ive never been tested for hiv; I always thought I should get tested just in case but never had the...


After a high risk situation with a sex worker

After a high risk situation with a sex worker I did a hiv1 pcr test after 13 days which was...


Testing

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


Hiv and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

Hi Gary, Co-infection with Hepatitis C can prolong the HIV testing window period up to 12 month.....


5 weeks after potential exposure

Hi, took the biosure self test a few days ago 5 weeks after potential exposure and the result was...


All the symptoms, Really Scared.

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


Test line question

Good afternoon I have a question regarding the test line and validity of my test. I ordered...


About test.

Hi. Is there any different betwen for exampel a 2nd generation SELF test and a 2nd generation...


Bio sure working after 8 weeks

Hi I used noisier 8 weeks after possible infection, will this result be of any use


Accuracy

Hello I know that none of the HIV tests are 100% accurate. Based on this have the following...


Control line Clarification

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


Test Accuracy when test laid down during test timing?

Hi, After finally assuring myself that this test was as official and accredited as that of going...


Question about negativa test

Hi! I have a question about the test and if you can trust it. I am to scared too go to hospital and...


Storage of HIV self-test kit

When I conducted the HIV self-test I followed the step-by-step instructions carefully. After 15...


Question about test

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


Did I perfom the test right?

Hey guys, today i made the HIV self test and had problems with performing. I do all steps how...


oral sex drew blood

I had oral sex and the man's teeth drew blood on the head of my penis. I have been very stressed...


What generation is Biosure test?

Hi, what generation is the BioSure rapid test? I hear that it's 4of them. And what is the diffrent...


Was my test valid?

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


Anxiety of hiv

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


Worth doing if you are concerned

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


Partner got pre-cum in his eye

I saw a male escort and while were having (safe) sex he thought he got pre-cum in his eye. He was...


TEST KIT -negative result.

I ordered the home HIV Test kit to do a self test. The test arrived in a discreet grey plastic bag,...


Rise in STIs in post menopausal, heterosexual women

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


Thank you biosure

For about 7 years, I have been worried about my status. Although I didn't have unprotected sex, I...


Repeat test after 13 minutes results?

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


Question on accuracy

Having looked at some studies on older rapid tests available around the world and how their...


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

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


Anemia?

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


Just a question....

Hiya.... I recently did my test and it was negative but having told someone the anxiety and stress...


test question

I made the test and it was only control line, everything else was completely white. I checked at 15...


Question about the test

Hi, I completed the test and and have a very clear control line only. There is no coloured...


Thankyou, Thankyou, Thankyou.

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


I am a 58 yr old male

I am a 58 yr old male who recently contracted my first ever STD. So I visited my local sexual...


Biosure concern

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


Negative question

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


Peace of Mind--Stress Reliever

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


Question about testing

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


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

I'd been thinking about my HIV status on and off for a few months, but couldn't/wouldn't commit to...


My Anxiety can Stop

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


I'm getting married in a week

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


The kit was very simple

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


Absolutely brilliant

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


taking the blood sample wasn't bad at all

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


HIV test A+++++++

Arrived super fast, very simple to use and excellent instructions this is a great way to get peace...


First time HIV self test

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


Been in a panic for last two years

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


First time test for HIV

I'm almost 40 yo and never tested for HIV before. Although I had some unprotected sex relations in...


Negative Relief. Get Tested!

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


I was wondering

HIV test This is a great testing kit, very easy to use. I was wondering is this a second or third...


Results question

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


many still regard hiv as a death sentence

I had my very first hivselftest on 14th July 2016, I do test at gum clinics regularly. My partner...


THT free test

Applied for a free test from THT. Was delivered within 24-48 hours of applying for it. Test is easy...


I sincerely wish that I had never used this test

I sincerely wish that I had never used this test and had simply gone to my nearest GUM clinic in...


The test is very professional, easy to use

The test is very professional, easy to use and most importantly it comes in discreet packaging....


It seems a long 15 minutes

Extremely easy to use home kit, with clear instructions. It seems a long 15 minutes whilst you are...


HIV FastTest

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


I wasn't looking forward to doing the test

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


hiv self test - information

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


I test regular to be safe

What a great idea. I ordered and the test came really quickly. I test regular to be safe however...


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

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


Why I tested

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


Negative

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


My first instant HIV test

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


HIV Self Test

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


Excellent Home Test for HIV

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


Taking the test

I took the test to-day aided by my boyfriend and we found it easy, once we have read the...


I had been in a manogomous relationship

I had been in a manogomous relationship (as much as I aware of course) for a year and a half. Don't...


I have had unprotected sex in the past

I chose to take a HIV test as I have had unprotected sex in the past. It's something that has...


negative

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


IS 90 days enough?

HI I've heard about that 6 weeks after suspected exposure to the infection will be enough to...


Some question about Biosure Kit

Hi there, I was wondering if Biosure HIV Test Kit can detect all subspecies of HIV like HIV1 and...


concerned

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


Home tested after 12 weeks

Hi there, I used the BIOSure home test after exactly 12 weeks after unprotected heterosexual...


Reliability

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


You are going to survive

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


I was made to feel ashamed at std clinic

I recently started a new relationship and we both wanted to get tested. It's the first time in my...


Test Line - clarification required

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


HIV selftest suited me

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


Negative - Do i need this confirmed?

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


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

Ok, so I am a 31 year old gay male who has been relatively careful in my sex life, but there has...


BioSure relief

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


Gay man using HIV Self Test for the first time

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


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

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


Hiv Tes

Hi, I am straight and been through all the anxiety everyone else went through. I decided to...


reduce anxiety - be brave

(I am) A straight guy who went a bit wild last year sexually, had symptoms around 2 weeks after a...


Finally got tested

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


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

Meant to go to a clinic but my sister told me about biosure as she was a tester.I think it's great...


Very useful - hope it will reach 100% accuracy soon

Very clear instructions. Easy to use. The test arrived quickly and in a discreet packaging. It is...


Girlfriend asked me to take the test

I recently started a new relationship and my partner took a HIV test at a clinic soon after we met....


I'd had many unsafe sexual encounters

I'd had many unsafe sexual encounters - deliberate and knowing the risks. I don't really know why,...


Still worried.

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


A question.

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


Living in fear for years

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


waiting for tests at clinic is stressful

I feel anxious about having blood taken, and have found waiting around for tests at clinics...


Very good product

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


Worried myself sick

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


Self testing after partner was diagnosed

I was at work when my partner who lives abroad sent me the message which you never want to receive,...


HIV Home Test Kit - took away the anxiety

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


Simple to Use

This test came with clear and simple to use instructions. It's simple to use and gives you your...


Long wait for clinic test - so this was a very convenient

I live somewhere where waiting times for the clinic to get tested are severe so this was a very...


Anxiety and education

For those who know the unfortunate grasps of anxiety, this kit is a such a great invention. I...


It is important to know

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


Taking the test

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


BioSure Self-Test was great. Package arrived quickly

BioSure Self-Test was great. Package arrived quickly, there are no labels so maintains your...


Privacy and peace of mind

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


Just out of a longterm relationship

Just out of longterm relationship and wanted to check my status while waiting to see what happens...


I live in Italy

I live in Italy and the HIV test here is only available in general blood clinics without any...


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

A few years ago I made some bad decisions and had unprotected heterosexual sex with a number of men...


I'd put off and avoided ever getting a test

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


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

I am so thankful for this test. I had put off and put off going to get a test in a clinic or at the...


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

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


So easy to do it in your own place

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


Home Testing - I hate going to the GUM clinic

Firstly I would like to thank Biosure so much for creating this test. It has helped me...


Get tested

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


It takes courage to do the test alone.

The last time I tested for HIV was late 2013 and after that I was exposed to the virus. Although my...


Information about the reliability of the test

Information about the reliability of the test seems unavailable. The publicity says "BioSure HIV...


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

I have not been tested since 2011 and not always practiced safe sex in the time that has passed....


I'm a medical student....

I'm a medical student with some long term lymph nodes in my neck. I always try to practice safe sex...


Medical doctor

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


HIV self test - the option to test

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


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

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


Very easy to test...

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


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 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...


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...