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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,...


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...


Was test reliable?

I took a biosure test a few days ago 9 and a half weeks after possible exposure. When collecting my...


Question on expiry

I took one of your tests the exact same day it arrived but didn't check the expiry date before...


Anxiety after 2 negative tests

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


Test sensitivity

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


Skin itching

Is itching on skin without rashes a symptom of hiv?


I had unprotected sex

I had unprotected sex about 7 min with a HIV positive girl not on drugs. I took pep after 24hrs,...


Squeezing

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


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...


Quick result

Just I did the Biosure test and the results was negative after two minutes one line on the top -...


Results question

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


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...


Faint red spreading after 15 minutes

Hi, I found there was some faint red spreading after 15 minutes from the bottom of my strip in my...


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...


just tested with biosure

i have been going out of my mind with worry the last two weeks after having protected sex but oral...


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...


Control line concern

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


no reported false negative tests?

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


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...


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 cd4 count

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


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...


Hiv home test

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


Test line

Hi, could the inbuilt test line ever fall off or down the device after manufacturing before it...


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,...


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...


Accuracy

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


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...


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...


Anxiety of hiv

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


test question

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


Thankyou, Thankyou, Thankyou.

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


Question about testing

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


Negative HIV test

It had been in the back of my mind for many years. I have never been promiscuous but had period...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


My first instant HIV test

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


Is that the same?

Hi, Is that the same to buy biosure HIV test in amazon or in biosure webset...


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...


HIV selftest suited me

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


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...


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,...


A question.

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


A little worry??

I have take two times, first was at 82 days(almost 12 weeks) after taking risk(with condom) and...


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...


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-testing - know the facts and have your say

For the first time, home HIV self-test kits...