Talking about home testing for HIV

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Unsure

I recently used a test kit to check my hiv status. I am concerned that my test may not have been...


Anxiety after 2 negative tests

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


Strong ARS symptoms

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


HIV symptoms and testing

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


Test accurate after 9 years?

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


idiot proof!

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


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...


Result Question

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


I was convinced

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


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 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...


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...


Stop Googling, start testing

In October 2016 I used my first BioSure HIV self test, and it was negative. The relief was instant...


blood sample valid?

I am concerned about the reliability of my negative test result. The test says to use blood from...


Will hospital treatment affect result?

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


My Test Result

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


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...


can I truly rely on these results?

About 10 years ago I had unprotected sex, I have been married to my current partner for 7 years and...


Testing window period

Hello doctors I took three tests at 28,29 and 31 days - I was wondering what percentage of people...


Hi, I've just taken the test

Hi, I've just taken the test and I took the testing device out of the buffer as it didn't fit into...


Test line question

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


Accuracy

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


Retest -Mind is stressful

Hi I have taken two biosure test in span of 2 weeks and both came negative. My window period was...


Very worried

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


Query about buying a test on Amazon

Hi there, Is buying the biosure HIV test on the official website (http://hivselftest.co.uk) the...


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....


Is 8 weeks sufficient?

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


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...


2 negative tests

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


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...


Fairly straightforward and easy to use

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


Taking the test

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


BioSure relief

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


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

I have had the worst anxiety for the past 2 weeks after someone put the idea in my head that HIV is...


waiting for tests at clinic is stressful

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


Amazing piece of kit

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


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,...


I've taken 13 tests since the possible exposure

I've taken 13 tests since the possible exposure I had and after some worrying symptoms, tthey've...


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...


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...


"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...