Talking about home testing for HIV

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Was test reliable?

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


Test sensitivity

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


I had unprotected sex

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


Feedback and using the lancet

I am someone who hates drawing blood and is pain-sensitive (feeling faint at just the thought of...


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...


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...


Control line concern

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


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 -...


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...


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...


Question about testing

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


taking the blood sample wasn't bad at all

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


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...


My first instant HIV test

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


Home tested after 12 weeks

Hi there, I used the BIOSure home test after exactly 12 weeks after unprotected heterosexual...


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...


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...