Talking about home testing for HIV

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A serious question

I used two biosure test recently and I just discovered that all the information (i.e. REF; LOT) on...


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...


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...


Are my symptoms HIV?

Hi. I had possible exposure to HIV+female,after the exposure i developed lots of symptoms that are...


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....


Hiv test at nearly 10 weeks

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


HIV test after 7weeks...

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


Test questions - new partner

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


Test sensitivity

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


Test line question

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


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...


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...


Lancet needle

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


scared of results

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


Void sticker

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


About test line

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


Results question

Whilst checking the results of the test, the control line was there, which was a good solid line....


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...


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...


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...


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...


Window

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


chance in a million?

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


returnable?

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


important questions

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


sick with worry

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


Control line concern

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


Will hospital treatment affect result?

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


Scared of getting tested? - PLEASE READ

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


4 Biosure Test

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


Question's about the test

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


Test Question

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


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...


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...


Test line question

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


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...


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...


Question on accuracy

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


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...


Negative question

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


Question about testing

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


Results question

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


Some question about Biosure Kit

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


Reliability

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


A question.

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


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...


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...


I have a question about the test

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


Share your experiences of using the test

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