Talking about home testing for HIV

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The mind is a powerful thing

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


How accurate after 39 days

Hi there, I used one of your test kits 39 days or just under six weeks after unprotected receptive...


Unsure

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


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...


Biosure peace of mind.

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


idiot proof!

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


Impressed with the kit

Not had an HIV test in many years, decided to do the home test for peace of mind. Very easy to do,...


Feelings of desperate guilt and regret

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


Anxiety, depression and sadness

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


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...


Peace of mind

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


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...


Peace of Mind

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


After watching The Truth About HIV

After watching The Truth About HIV recently I decided that I would get myself a self test kit. It...


It's better to know

It was so easy to do and gives you peace of mind, barely felt the finger pricking thing. Whatever...


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...


Testing

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


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...


Worth doing if you are concerned

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


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...


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...


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....


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...


HIV test A+++++++

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


First time test for HIV

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


So glad I tested

So glad I tested gives peace of mind. Keeps you in control of your mind and body, I was really...


How grateful am I?

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


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...


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...


What's 15 minutes?

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


HIV Home Test

This service is just fantastic, gives peace of mind to those who are like me too scared or nervous...


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...


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...


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,...


Finally can sleep with no doubt

It was the most stressful 15 minutes in my life , I couldn't stop my hands shaking during test. But...


Crippling Anxiety

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


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...


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...


Privacy and peace of mind

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


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...


This product needs to be advertised more amongst the gay community

This product needs to be advertised more amongst the gay community. Like many others I have a...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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 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...


Biosure HIV self test

I read about the new self test on Monday morning BBC news website, checked out the biosure website,...