Talking about home testing for HIV

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Seroconversion, antibodies and immune system

So basically I am convinced I have HIV but just tested negative on the self test 7 weeks after...


Putting this behind me

Hi . Would firstly like to thank you for simply just being there this page has helped a lot......


Needle stick injury

Whilst doing work experience in a dental Practice, I had a needle stick injury. I was worried...


54 day test

Hi I took this test 54 days after the exposure (unprotected msm oral sex with ejaculation).. i...


Thank you!

Thanks for making this test available! Had a phase of bad decisions and conveniently, not enough...


Years of worry and guilt

I had sex outside my marriage 4 years ago a stupid moment of weakness. I had 2 hiv tests in the...


Test in the car

Hello, I got a negativ test but I did It in the car while It was going with many vibrations and...


Confirmation advice

Hi, Hope you can help. I have read on the forum that at 25 days 50% produce enough anti...


Symptoms - so worried

Hi Hope you can please help.... My possible exposure was with a CSW 27 days ago, this was...


Very very worried

I really hope you can help. I had protected sex with a CSW on the 16th March, she put the confirm...


Elite controllers

Hi I have recently been reading a study about Elite Controllers and that rapid tests may give a...


Amazing and so simple to use

Four years ago I had an unprotected encounter and I regret it all the time, I started over thinking...


Needle-stick injury and HIV Testing

I really need your HELP! I have put myself in the situation and I don't know exactly what to do....


Test Line positioning

Hi all, thank you for an incredible piece of equipment. I conducted my test and could see a very...


Know your status - Thank you!

After a foolish encounter in December I convinced myself I had contracted HIV. I'd only done oral...


Get Tested

This is the best thing I have ever bought on the internet. After months of worrying I finally...


How accurate at 46 days / 6.5 weeks?

Hi, wonder if you can help. I have taken your test 46 days post protected exposure, the result was...


Relief - thank you

As many have mentioned already the mind is a very powerful thing. I was sick with worry every...


How accurate after 39 days

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


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...


Question about negative result

Hi there, first of all I would like to thank you for this test! I have severe health anxiety and...


Ongoing anxiety

Hi guys, firstly thank you for your service. I understand this type of post is a reoccurring theme...


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...


I just want to say this was a great test

I just want to say this was a great test. Really put my mind at ease. I over thought so much and...


Symptoms and anxiety

Hello I took a biosure test 5 days ago (3 weeks and 4 days after possible exposure). I know this...


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...


Conclusive?

Hello, I took this test at 155 days after potential exposure, would this be considered...


Question for device fall

Hi, I was taking the test to see the result after 15 minutes and few seconds but I unintentionally...


HIV tests years later

Hello. I was wondering if, after the 3 months window period, would HIV antibodies still be detected...


Overthinking Until I’m Sick

Honestly, spent weeks and weeks worrying over nothing about potentially having the virus. There was...


I have been worried

I have been worried about getting tested for a long time, knowing i may have put myself at risk. i...


Sterile lancet in pack

I’m panicking as I can’t remember if my lancet was in the box or in the foil pouch and if...


Void sticker

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


Procedure

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


completely at home

I was pleased then dismayed with previous self-test, as funding was pulled from my area. So happy...


Test doubt

Hi all, please confirm that the BIOSURE test is the same of CHEMBIO as per the following...


AMAZING service, AMAZING product!

I recently had unprotected sex and then started reading the horror stories that are on the...


Result Question

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


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...


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...


SO relieved

I'm 26, female, and recently tested positive for chlamydia. Holy crap, unsafe sex never felt so...


Relief, Easy, Affordable

Just like to thank you for your product, even though never really never thought I carried HIV I...


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...


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...


unknown partner

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


A really great relief

A really great relief to have access to this simple and quick test which arrived within 24hrs of...


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...


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...


Car transport

Hi, I bought a test and kept him in muratura bag in the car for approx 45 minutes... Today it is...


unclear line

HI,firstly thank you for the product, I do the test for 15min and there is one clear line shown....


Doubt

Hi, I would like to know if It is normal that after some days the strip became slightly red and...


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...


83 days

hi, I had unprotected oral sex (03/04/17). then after I had symptom like ARS. I took the test at...


Windows period

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


Result confirmation

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


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...


my doubt - 3 negative tests

Hi, my doubt is due to the fact I had 3 negative tests (only control lin appeared) but I cannot...


Test at 6 months?

Is it necessary to have a test at 6 months after the exposure if you have a negative test at 3...


Two tests

Hello I had two test tests firsone I had a little second trace lower then the limit showed in the...


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...


Brand doubt

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


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...


Relieved

I honestly believe this is the best product on the market right now and the best £30 I've ever...


Test line question

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


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...


Thank you biosure

For about 7 years, I have been worried about my status. Although I didn't have unprotected sex, I...


test question

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


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...


HIV TEST

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


taking the blood sample wasn't bad at all

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


Negative Relief. Get Tested!

I had a possible high-risk exposure to HIV 16 months ago, but couldn't bring myself to get tested...


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...


Why I tested

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


home testing kit

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


Doing the test at home.

I hate needles and hospitals so this a great idea for people to have. Yes it reduces my confidence...


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...


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...


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...


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...


..just to be sure...

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


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...


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...