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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...


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...


Fasting

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


Second line - Visibility

Hi, what is the visibility of a “weak” second line? I took my test 3 - 4 months after the...


15 minutes timeframe

I took the test and waited 15 minutes . It was only one line. I then threw it away . Would you see...


Testing more than once... should I?

Hey, I am such a worrier and just wanted to ask for a bit of peace of mind... I took a test 11...


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...


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...


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...


Negative results

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


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...


Can I still test?

Please help me, I had un-protected sex about 2 years ago. My partner at the time are no longer...


Alcohol wipes

Hi there, I recently used one of your tests and before doing so I washed my hands then used an...


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

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


I am lost

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


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...


Test Negative

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


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 spent years

I spent years overthinking what if... I am engaged and have been with my partner for 7 years all I...


Amount of blood required?

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


Lancet needle

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


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...


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...


Squeezing

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


Procedure

Dears, I have seen that others home HIV tests ask to remove the first drop of blood and to use the...


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?


symptomatic for a couple of weeks

I was symptomatic for a couple of weeks and have done 5 test so far. an elisa at day 32 and using...


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...


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...


Is my test conclusive?

I had unprotected anal sex with someone and developed a single symptom of HIV. I went to the...


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...


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...


Result Question

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


Lots of symptoms

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


Sooner the better

I was so scared about getting a HIV test for a year, and it began to affect my life every single...


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...


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...


did not work

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


Sillyandscared

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


Test Line Orange

When I first conducted the test, the test looked negative. However, I noticed there was a line just...


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...


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...


Worried out of my mind!

Almost two years ago I had stupidly unprotected sex with a 'friend' of mine. Totally out of...


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...


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...


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...


Peace of mind

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


3 tests - all negative

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


I had been very stupid

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


I did the biosure test , as routine

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


unknown partner

Hi, My story is that I had a protected sex with an unknown partner but the girl was on me and she...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Control line concern

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


positive test line?

Hi I was just wondering if it is possible for a positive test line to disappear, I tested but...


no reported false negative tests?

in various internet sources reference is made to the low number of reported false reactive tests...


How accurate is the test after 7 weeks?

I had unprotected sex with a guy I met on a dating app at around 7 weeks ago and have been freaking...


blood sample valid?

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


Fast and discrete

Fast and discrete delivery also abroad. Test was very well described. Some steps required using...


accuracy in late stages of hiv

hello would a Biosure self test still be accurate in late stage hiv, or ten years after possible...


Faint control line

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


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...


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...


4 Biosure Test

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


I had unprotected sex

I had unprotected sex once with a man from work (I'm female) I do know him but I have convinced...


I met someone online

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


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...


Test line

Hi, my test result didn’t show a test line but there was some red colouring on the bottom. This...


my cd4 count

Hi, I am 37 yr female and had unprotected sex in September 2016, beginning of. I did a 1\2 rapid...


Peace of Mind

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


Windows period

Hi, I just wanted to clear something up and apologies if this has already been answered but I...


low-risk doesn't mean no-risk

I'm a 37 year old hetero white British female who has had unprotected vaginal sex. I was very...


Confused about my test

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


Result confirmation

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


Could my saliva affect the test?

Hi, I had a negative test only with the control line. My doubt is I sucked the first drop of...


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...


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...


Control line

I was wondering how is made control line. Is it just to say that blood and buffer went through the...


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...


I was always so scared to get tested

I highly recommend the Biosure test. I have just completed mine in the privacy of my own home, with...


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...


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...


confident with Biosure

the Biosure test gave me confidence to test which proved negative. Back in europe I can now access...


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...


Brand doubt

Dear, I live in Italy and recently I tested with a test looking egual to BIOSURE test, it is...


Testing at 9 weeks

I had unprotected sex with a man a few times on the same night. 3 weeks later i noticed a rash on...


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...


using the test correctly

by accidently using the first drop of blood for the test instead of wiping this away and using the...


Testing window period

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


I have been so worried

Hi I have been so worried about having hiv after the most regrettable unprotected sexual incounter...


I try to do HIV tests regularly

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


Helped my phobia

I absolutely could not wait a week or two for a result my anxiety would have driven me crazy. The...


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...


I am phobic with blood tests

For me I am phobic with blood tests, so have continually been too anxious to visit the clinic for a...


Still worried as getting lot of throat troubles

Have had two tests one at six months and another at 1 year. First test didnt look just right as...


Problems with testing

I performed an HIV test yesterday. The test fits well into the space. I can see one single very...


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.....


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...


Symptoms and testing

Hi, I have experienced low fever of 37.5 to 37.8 in nearly 1 week, not constant. Three days ago I...


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...


Reuse of Test Device

Hi I know it is not possible, but to clear my mind, need to check. Assuming if a person who has...


Review

So I pulled the trigger and bought the self test. It arrived early this morning so after waking up...


Storage of HIV self-test kit

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


I'm so scared of going to the GUM clinic

I'm so scared of going to the GUM clinic and getting tested then waiting two weeks for a result and...


Grateful that self testing exists!

I live in a small country where you're always guaranteed to run into someone you know or knows your...


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...


Hiv negative accuracy

Hello, i just took the test at 5.5 weeks after the exposure and the result is negative. I know the...


Was my test valid?

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


Very worried

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


Worried about the result

Hello, I've done the biosure test 89 days after exposure and it was negative, but I'm having...


extremely anxious

Hi , I bought one of your tests as i have been suffering with serious anxiety because of this. i...


Anxiety of hiv

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


Test Result

I took the BioSure HIV Test and the result was negative. One line only appeared and it was totally...


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...


As a gay guy in his early fifties

As a gay guy in his early fifties, with a rather colourful sex life over the years. Having sex not...


I have been experiencing symptoms

I have been experiencing symptoms and feel like killing myself. I had a test done at a clinic after...


Anemia?

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


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...


Just buy the test and do it!

7 years of my life I've lost to HIV anxiety! I was just completely convinced that I'd almost...


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...


Test Results

I have done the HIV test and only one line appeared the control line, but my test there was not as...


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...


HIV TEST

just done an HIV test I must say it was like the longest 15 minutes of my life but pleased to say...


percent false negative

Hello, I brought one of your tests and took it at 5 weeks which was negative and then I took...


taking the blood sample wasn't bad at all

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


Terrified

I spent a week convinced I was HIV+ after a few sexual encounters that were on the risky side. I...


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...


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...


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...


I thought I was low risk

I thought I was low risk, but always best to check now and again. This home test service is great,...


How grateful am I?

How grateful am I? This simple piece of kit has calmed me down I was convinced I had contracted...


It seems a long 15 minutes

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


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...


So much better than going to a clinic

This was brilliant. So much better than going to a clinic and having to wait for hours, especially...


Received my test package via Terrence Higgins Trust.

Received my test package via Terrence Higgins Trust. The most local GUM clinic to me has moved...


Fairly straightforward and easy to use

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


Negative

So I ordered the test last week having seen it advertised on a news app I use on my phone, arrived...


Why I tested

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


My first instant HIV test

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


home testing kit

it was pretty straight forward. made a lil error realising after 15mins that i hadn't pushed it in...


BIOSURE HIV TEST

I had unprotected sex with a few partners, and one night stands up until 2010. I stopped that when...


Couldn't be simpler!

I have tried a couple of the home testing HIV kits in recent years, and this was by far the best!...


Excellent Home Test for HIV

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


What's 15 minutes?

I started the test then hopped in the shower to keep my mind off the test. It honestly feels like...


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...


Did my test work?

I placed the strip in the buffer pot and lots of blood went up the strip and not the purple line.....


I had unprotected sex

I had unprotected sex during an impromptu Chem sesh party I ended up at and was too scared to have...


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...


IS 90 days enough?

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


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...


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...


Unsure

I done a test, however it was not pushed the whole way down the buffer pot. The blood did move up...


Such a relief after months of torture!

Such a relief after months of torture! The 15 minutes wait was one of the longest, hardest times of...


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...


stress

I'm a heterosexual guy but have slept with alot of partners and done some silly things,never really...


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...


Self testing

OMG I have been shi**ing my self with worry, for a few days. I had a normal blood test, and it came...


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....


Just want to say thanks...

... To Bio-Sure for developing such a good and convenient product and for doing the appropriate...


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,...


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...


Long-term partner has HIV

I've been with my partner for 10 years - he has HIV, I do not. He is on treatment and has an...


Amazing piece of kit

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


Very good product

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


Promiscuous throughout my early twenties

Having been promiscuous throughout my early twenties I always protected myself against unwanted...


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,...


Crippling Anxiety

A while ago I started to notice some peculiarities with my body and began the process of self...


will sleep after long

I did put myself at risk last year in october. From that time onwards it was continously bugging me...


so much better than going to the doctor

Use the self test kit it was quick and did not hurt too much so much better than going to the...


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...


Quick. Discrete.

It's hard to find time to visit your local GP at the best of times, this test is essential for...


I live in Italy

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


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

I was an immature idiot, living my life in fear and denial. Fear that I had it and 'I'd deal with...


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...


I want to congratulate those who developed this test.

I want to congratulate those who developed this test. It is quick easy to use and reliable. I have...


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...


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

I'm 24 and I have a slight problem going to a clinic when going through a health scare, my phobia...


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...


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.. rest the worried mind

So for years ive been worried about my sexual health. Too scared to talk about it to my gp or go to...


Boy, am I glad this test exists!

Boy am I glad this test exists! Great discreet packaging, very simple and easy to use test with...


This was so easy to do..

This was so easy to do and follow  - ordered on a Monday arrived on a Tuesday and really eased my...


BioSure HIV Self Test Kits- One of the best products for self-testing I have ever seen and used

I have been using this type of product for more than 10 years when they first came available in the...


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...


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...


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...


Self test. I have done some risky things in the past

Just got the test this morning. I have done some risky things in the past but I always ask about...


..just to be sure...

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


Great! The test kit arrived really quickly

Great! The test kit arrived really quickly and was perfect for discreet use and peace of...


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...


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

I received the kit this morning and found it very informative and easy to use, the hardest bit to...


HIV self-test - "very relieved!!"

Living in Jersey there was a little delay with shipping but the organisation I purchased the test...


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?


"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...


HIV self test kit

I found the test very easy. I just had to push the test capsule right down as I wasn't getting any...


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...


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...


Better to know than to torture yourself

About 6 months ago I had Shingles and looked online to see what the possible causes were. HIV was...


This is a stress reliever.

This is a stress reliever. Forgotten which news site I read about it on, but ordered it by 12pm on...


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

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