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Test after 4 months

Hi. Used test after 4 months of unprotected sex. Came back negative. Can I rely on this result?


Can I rely on this negative?

Hi there, I used your Biosure home testing kit and received a negative result. I haven’t had...


Anxiety grows

Hi. I have found


Losing my mind!

I lost my virginity to a guy that was a serial cheater, only learnt about it later on in our...


Hiv rash scares

Hello I took your hiv biosure rest 3 months after exposure 84days and got a negative result. I’ve...


Testing accuracy - time to move on

Hello I am a male who had unprotected sexual intercourse with a female of unknown status 10 months...


Doubts : Hand job

Doubts : Hand job , massage centre rubbing of penis on masseuse body - how big is this risk ?...


Health Anxiety 101

Let me tell you my story, I'm going to go into depth about my symptoms too. Just so other people...


Reliable result?

Hi, I had unprotected oral sex with a sex worker on the 29/12/2019, unprotected oral on the...


Accuracy

Please to refer this statement in relation to your test accuracy "A false HIV-negative result...


need some guidance

Good Day, I have bought the biosure test and i am anxious of taking, and need some guidance and...


cant do no more

Hi im really struggling now im scared of losing everything including my wife and kids. iv not...


I am so happy after undergoing this test

I am so happy after undergoing this test. Since my secondary school days, I was worried about HIV...


Drunk sex

I live in a quiet area of  Scotland. I got drunk 1 night not long ago and started messaging a guy...


False Negatives and sticky antibodies

Hello The post from Gary (in


Insecure about the result

I took a home test for HIV 2 years after the minimal yet possible exposure. However I made a...


Biosure question

I had a oral encounter with a male. I got worried after it as it was in protected and took a...


I took 1 Truvada pill a day after exposure

Hi .I took 1 Truvada pill a day after exposure and never took them because the person I had...


I had unprotected oral

I had unprotected oral with a woman sex for less than 4 minutes even less. Then i stood up and went...


I had joint pain

I had joint pain at day 35 then muscle aches 6 weeks then I tested at 8 weeks using a Biosure hiv...


2 Negative Results

I’ve tested negative twice with biosure test at least 1 year after possible exposure. Yet I am...


how many people have had false negatives?

Hi, I would like to know how many people have had false negatives to date after testing outside of...


Family planning

I want to start a family with my girlfriend but anxiety over past potential exposure is worrying...


Antidepressants and hiv biosure result affected?

Would being on duloxetine antidepressant affect the result of a biosure antibody test please. I am...


Biosure test I believe to be extremely accurate

Hi, On December the 18th 2019 i had a Heterosexual exposure. I started testing from the 03rd Feb...


Is lancet secure?

Hi I would like to ask is the lancet sterilised and doesn't cause any harm. I didn’t had any...


Control line panic

I suffer from General Anxiety Disorder so sometimes my own reflection worries me! I particularly...


Worried about the test

Hi can you get infected after using this test? Also what’s the guarantee that you give to people...


Results

I tested twice on this self test and recieved faint positives on both. I then tested at a clinic...


Relieved after 3 and a half years

3 and a half years ago I had a sexual assault experience whilst at uni. I woke up in my own bed...


Worthless and useless??

As long as Im searching independently assesment of BioSure kit as Im in more doubt about product...


Not Sure if Blood Sample was enough

I did the biosure test exactly 3 months after a possible exposure and then again 2 months after...


Blood test

Hi I just wanted some information on how a GUM clinic would confirm positive results of a Biosure...


Worried advise me

Hi does the test work if u become infected during pregnancy? Is the window period the same?


I slept with an HIV + partner

Hello, I slept with an HIV + partner, taking med. Myself I had a small discharge during the...


Possibly hugely overthinking?

Hi I recently completed a UK Biosure test for HIV after a 3 month window period. I tested...


Validity

I'm slightly anxious about the validity of the results. If the blood that I use is contaminated in...


Confirmation

Last year, I done the Biosure HIV test after 16 weeks of unprotected sex and the test came back...


Worried to death, seronegative?

I tested negative at 6 weeks (clinic), 10 weeks (biosure self test), 13 weeks (clinic) and 20.5...


I constantly checked my body for symptoms

I see a lot of you here are concerned about testing and maybe have put off testing or are anxious...


Hiv test reliability

I was exposed to possible hiv by having oral sex with a guy on 29th of Feb 2020, tested with...


Person I slept with tested positive

Good day, I had symptoms like "dizziness, joints and muscle pain, headache, upset stomach," and...


I was so scared...

I was so scared, after watching a movie where this guys boyfriend has sex with other man, and is...


Finger cleaning

Hello, before pricking the finger for sampling I cleaned it with a "PIC antiseptic swab"...


Hiv time

Hello I have just tested negative 3 months (91 days to be precise) after a risky exposure. I have...


Accuracy of test results?

Should I be worried? I took 2 biosure tests 3 weeks apart, several years after potential exposure....


Still worried

I had a incident 7 months ago almost 8 months I have tested my self for the past 7 months and I...


72 days and 78 days tests

Hi i had fever for three days at 44 days.  I tested at 72 days and 78 days but at 72 days it looks...


not a false negative?

Last year I slept with three different people. We didn’t use condoms. - I won’t be making the...


Question about faint line on rapid blood test

I had receptive anal sex with a few partners (all wearing condoms and HIV negative) for a while and...


6 years ago I tested positive

Hi, about 6years ago I tested positive and was advised to test again after 12 weeks of which I...


It’s scary, but worth it!

I have been worrying about HIV for a while now and the time came to take a test. I was super...


False negatives 4 years after risky exposure.

Hi. About 4 years ago, I had a one nightstand with a woman. This was unprotected. I later found out...


Still Worried 16 weeks after

I tested at 11 and 13 weeks with the biosure self test and both came back negative after having flu...


Unprotected oral sex

Hello. i had unprotected oral sex (from me to her and from her to me) on 15 February. After a week....


now my anxiety is back

I got tested at home today after a couple of years of being anxious and fearful...I waited 20...


Test accuracy

I received oral sex from a male for some seconds and we kissed 4 and half weeks ago , starting from...


Two tests after 17 weeks of possible exposure

Hello, I took two tests after possible exposure. Although I used to use condoms, there were some...


Test execution

I had a negative test only with control line - but due to the anxiety I moved the test more times...


I had an exposure

I had an exposure to hiv through unprotected oral sex with a person unknown status very risk...


Cheated on wife

Cheated on wife 6 months ago unprotected with a sex worker. Have had 2 test 1) 4th gen ab/ag and...


HIV test after 42 days

I had unprotected sex with a lady who tested positive a week after the incident. I tested with...


unprotected oral sex and kiss

Hi I had unprotected oral sex in which I was the receptive. After 3 days I had fever and then sore...


4th Gen tests negative multiple times

I tested negative at 8, 12 and 20 weeks with a 4th Gen test drawn from the veins and also at 24...


Test was negative but I'm still terrified

Hi I had sex March 30th and was so scared because I had sex with a condom and he took it off for...


I suffer from crippling health anxiety

I suffer from crippling health anxiety and constantly convince myself i have all sorts of...


constantly worrying

Hi team. I had unprotected sex in October 2018. Since then I have taken 3 BioSure self tests. 1...


Still worried.

Hey. Could i had i high risk exposure end of 2016. I took p24 duo test at 6 week then pcr rna at 6...


I did sex with a woman

I did sex with a woman and i know the status as well she don't have HIV and i used protection as...


I had an incident 5 months ago

I had an incident 5 months ago i was having sex with a female escort the condom broke I was worried...


anxiety about my test result

Hello! :) Anxious American here. I have anxiety about my test result and would appreciate your...


I tested negative for hiv 14 weeks

I tested negative for hiv 14 weeks after exposure using your biosure test. I keep on getting mouth...


Are antibody tests reliable?

Hi, I had a high risk exposure 2 1/2 years ago and have since had 3 biosure tests and 2 4th gen...


Test at 3 and 4 months

Hi, I used a bio sure test at 3 and 4 months, as well as 4th Generation tests at 4,6 and 12 weeks...


10 years ago I met a guy

10 years ago I met a guy on 5 different occasions. We had unprotected Oral sex on each occasion and...


Worried about hiv

I recently (one week ago) had a one night stand with a woman who claimed she was clean but my mind...


HIV encounter

I had a low risk HIV encounter as I gave a blowjob with no ejaculation. I tested negative at 8 and...


Wasn't sure but glad I did

So... I had heard about your test from a friend that said if I didn't want to visit a clinic I...


muscle twitching?

Hello is muscle twitching/ muscle spasms a symptom of HIV serconversion? I have had them for about...


google made it worse

meeeen! thank God i came across this page. am on my last week of pep medication. i had unprotected...


scared and worried

Hello I have a question since I’m scared and worried I had a incident 3 and half months ago i...


stored below 8 degrees celcius

Hi. I tested negative but I'm worried that it is a false negative. I left the bio sure test kit in...


Hiv antibody test

Had an encounter with a guy (I’m a man) just over 7 weeks ago. We did oral on each other and he...


Am I in the clear?

Hello, Just looking for a bit of reassurance as I’m a nervous wreck. . I’ve had sex with...


Maybe A Risk Exposure

I have a question hopefully someone can answer it does muscle loss occur in early HIV stage as well...


I tested negative at 8 weeks

I tested negative at 8 weeks with a 4th Gen test, blood drawn from arm. my only possible exposure...


HIV rash

I went to a GUM clinic and tested negative for HIV 12 weeks after exposure I have had a large rash...


Maybe HIV Exposure

Hello I had sex with a prostitute around October 25 of 2019 when I was having sex with her the...


HIV 1 & 2 Symptoms

Hello I'm wondering if you could help me tested negative with the biosure test kit at 13 weeks from...


Possible hiv infection

Hi so I’m really scared. I wanna be detailed so anyone who knows anything can help and give me...


I had a tattoo

I had a tattoo drawn on my body august 10 and a piercing. 1 week after I started feeling fatigue,...


I tested 3months after possible exposure

I tested 3months after possible exposure negative and 4months become positive. Could it be as a...


HIV Negative Test But Still Worried...

Hello, I have just received my HIV results and came back negative but positive for gonorrhoea in my...


Anxiety/Swollen lymph node - BioSure

I had paid protected sex (couple of times) about 6 years ago and back then I believe I had fever...


Did I do the Biosure test correctly?

I think I’ve done the test correct but after three minutes the movement didn’t appear to be...


Biosure at 54 days and Gum clinic at 55 days

Hi, my possible exposure was on 15th October. I have tested with biosure at 15 days, 6weeks 1 days...


Are my tests conclusive?

Hello, I had sex with a prostitute , protected vaginal sex and unprotected oral sex (she gave the...


Am I positive?

I tested negative yesterday at 7 months on biosure and positive on self sample for hiv 1 antibodies...


I was terrified

I’m 21 and last year was very reckless for me. I was alone and away from home for the first time....


HIV rash?

Can one get the HIV rash without having the fever or is that unusual? Tested negative at 80 days...


HIV rash

Tested negative with the biosure hiv test at 93 days just had a red rash appear covering my whole...


I believe I have hiv

Desperately need your help. I had a high risk exposure. 5 days later I fell sick, stomach cramps,...


HIV 2 window period?

Hello. I had a sex with someone believed to be from Africa unprotected. I have read from many...


About 7 weeks ago

About 7 weeks ago I had sex with lady I met of an unknown status. The condom I used pulled out but...


Pep delay? Testing

I was prescribed pep after an exposure, I have now completed the 28 day course and tested negative...


Window periods

Firstly I would like to say what your company is doing for people testing is incredible. I have...


Pep and Biosure test?

I was on pep and completed the course 40 days ago -  is the Biosure test suitable to use after pep...


I have tested 10 times

I had unprotected sex on the 1th of September and I have tested 10 times now and all of the test...


Worried - I had unprotected oral sex

Hi Biosure, I had unprotected oral sex with a CSW 14 weeks ago. I started to develop all the...


HIV 2

I have tested negative on 95 day using biosure I was putting this behind me until i spoke to a...


Accuracy at 10 and a half weeks with biosure

Good day Recently found out that a person i had intercourse with has HIV. We had protected sex...


What are the chances of a manufacturers fault?

What are the chances of a manufacturers fault? I tested a year after my possible exposure. I...


Seroconversion and timing

Hello there I took the Biosure test at 84 days and was negative which you say is conclusive....


Is Seroconversion related to production of Antibodies?

Hi A lot of literature around HIV window period state that humans produce antibodies at...


Conclusive

Tested with the biosure at 87 days negative you say your test is conclusive after 12 weeks 84 days...


I had unprotected sex

I had unprotected sex on 12th september,2019 There was so much friction. I started having night...


Would HIV have been detected?

Hi I’ve been reading other answers and seen that yous have said a week after seroconversion...


Seroconversion, antibodies and immune system

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


Status check

Checked after 28 days post a low risk event Had no real symptoms in between - How accurate are the...


Still a little anxious after two tests

I had just one unprotected encounter with a person who said he was HIV negative. I was skeptical so...


Putting this behind me

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


Accuracy five months after exposure

I received protected anal sex (with a condom) and gave unprotected oral sex to a man over 5 months...


I can't I understand my results

I did the test on 12 August and first line was light and second line was too dark and I can't I...


Bought 2 biosure test kits

I’m writing this because I have found reading the feedback of others very helpful. I’m a 25...


HIV

Hi would a hep b vaccine 1 booster during the time of infection 2 weeks after possible exposure...


Hiv symptoms and negative test result at 34 days

Hi, I undertook a bio sure test at 34 days which came back negative however, I’m worrying about...


I had encountered a very high risk

I had encountered a very high risk for HIV, I am residing in a country that deports HIV infected...


medicine isn't helping me

I had 3 unprotected vaginal sexual exposure with an unknown woman at one night.After 21 days my...


Exposed to HIV with a sex worker

Hi, I was exposed to HIV with a sex worker and immediately the condom broke, she told me she was...


symptoms

52 days since exposure have back pain, arm pain and headache on the 50th day. Are these due to...


Accuracy of test?

I only had two unprotected sexes. Eight months ago, my bio test was negative. I forgot to wash my...


Seroconversion symptoms

I had an exposure in Magaluf with a sex worker unprotected. One silly reckless mistake influenced...


I am still so worried

I have done a biosure test at 3 months and got negative result but wanted to still get this assured...


Can the test still detect late stage?

As it’s been over 15 years since any possible contraction, and had symptoms of opportunistic...


2 negative test

Unprotected sex was over 15 years, I’ve done 2 tests both negative- can I take this as pretty...


Need explained as not clear

So this is slightly confusing and isnt really explained. This gives you your status based on what...


Extremely worried I have HIV

Hello guys I have signed up to this site as extremely worried about catching HIV. It started...


B12 Vitamin Supplement

Hi my last possible exposure to HIV was 10yrs ago. I've done 2 Biosure tests in the last 2 weeks...


I'm worried I have sex with one girl from my University

I'm worried I have sex with one girl from my University, I'm really stressed up that I have HIV...


Control Line Faint

I took a test yesterday and it showed 2 lines but the first line which is control line was fainted....


Am I positive or negative?

I tested at the doctor and my tests were positive. My doctor took some blood to the lab for...


Safety lancet pin

I recently did the biosure test. The lancet was not in the pack with the blaster. The whole packet...


extremely worried after 13 weeks

Hi I have 3 questions in one that has me scared. So a few months ago I was in a bad place...


Oral thrush

Hi , I had protected sex and unprotected oral sex 2 years ago. I’ve taken Biosure at 3 months , 4...


A vague white line appears on T after hours

I bought a HIV self -testing kit online. Within the 20 minutes as stipulated by the work...


Positive line appeared after 15 mins but before 1 hour

Hi, I did the Biosure HIV test and was tested negative after 15 minutes. After around 45 minutes...


anxiety and fear

HIV 1 /2 & P 24 Combo test (CIMA) taken after 56 days of potential exposure came out Non...


hiv testing

After my risky exposure with CSW my HIV RNA PCR at 9 days not detected and 32 & 85 after HIV...


Took 2 tests 7 years after possible exposure, both negative.

I took 2 BioSURE HIV tests, purchased from amazon (I saw that the link was later confirmed to be a...


One night stands

Hi I recently tried the one night stand thing so I had sex with 7 girls. They gave me oral and...


I don’t know what to do

I got tested 2 week after possible exposure and it was negative and then I started to get cold...


Test on its side

4 years i did a combat sport with some who i later found out was hiv positive. I have donated blood...


Article on the internet - condom risk?

Hi I recently had a few sexual encounters with girls who I dont know their HIV status. I used a...


Biotin Interference

Does the BioSure self-test use the biotin-streptavidin test principle like many laboratory HIV...


False Negative ?

Hi team biosure. i am in need of help or maybe just a little reassurance of some kind i had my...


54 day test

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


Protected sex?

Hi I was recently in Amsterdam and made a huge mistake by visiting the Red Light district. In a...


Control line clarification

Hi took Biosure test yesterday this is my third test .Last two tests I done I could see blood...


Protected sex

Hi, a week ago I had protected sex with a girl of unknown status, a condom was used from beginning...


Testing negative using biosure 8 months after the exposure

I made the mistake of my life last year by having unprotected anal sex (i was top), it all began...


can negative change?

Hello I had sex the first week of April I got tested in a clinic on May 8 they took out blood an...


Worried and confused

Slightly confused by these tests. Ive read that these tests give you your result based on what you...


Am i clear from hiv?

Hi this is my story. The stress and worry i cannot explain. I had sex with a massage worker when i...


Unsure if test worked

I completed a test and got a single red line. I was nervous at the time and only got a small amount...


Thank you!

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


My HIV Test

Hi I just tested using a HIV at home but I didn’t follow instructions. Instead of using liquid, I...


Can I trust these?

After 10 days HIV RNA PCR test not detected. After 32 days  HIV test with CMIA method non...


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...


HIV accuracy test and the risk

I'm tested nonreactive hiv1&2 ag ab combo eclia test on 7 and 8.5 weeks. Risk are from sucking...


Is there something else going on?

I have a question. I had unprotected sex with a girl that i trusted. I did a 4th generation doctors...


HIV symptoms

Is a 6 and 9 week negative 4the generation HIV test reliable if you get symptoms after the last...


unprotected sex

Hi crew, I had an unprotected sex like 3times on different basis with a lady, later i discovered...


second test?

Hi, I had unprotected sex with my partner whom I don't know his status. So we decided to test, the...


Anxiety

I tested for HIV with a test kit from my friend and it didn't have instructions so the results came...


HIV negative at 100 days conclusive?

I had an intercourse with an escort around 110 days ago, she did me an oral sex without condom and...


the condom broke

Hi I had sex with a man of unknown status the condom broke, later he told me that he is hiv...


We had sex 8.5 weeks ago

We had sex 8.5 weeks ago - did use a condom but only after a couple of minutes without putting it...


Can’t let go of anxiety

I have tested negative using the biosure test kit. It is 15 months since my last possible exposure....


Test Advice please

Firstly apologies for the length of email; I am a male and I had unprotected penetrative sex in...


Terrified

Im absolutely terrified. Sept 18 had unprotected sex with a guy i was seeing, then december 18 had...


unprotected sex with sex worker

On Feb 8th I had unprotected sex with sex worker. After the exposure on 65 day I checked HIV 1...


6 Months After Unprotected Sex

Having had unprotected sex around 6 months ago, I wanted to take the test. The result was...


line like colour of pencil

I tested for HIV. The patient line showed like colour of pencil and disappeared after some 5 min....


Negative Result

Hi had a couple of unsafe sex episode about five to six years ago I'm male with two separate...


unprotected sex (condom broke)

Hi, I have unprotected sex (condom broke) with a CSW. Got viral fever after 3 day. I got...


blood clear

hi I ran a test my mind was affected by the test and the blood was clear and a little liquid this...


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...


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...


working with blood sample

I am working in a lab where I deal with blood samples of unknown medical history. While working...


Faint line hours after testing

I'm 18 months since last exposure.I need to find what caused the faint line on my Biobsure test...


I recently took the test

Hi I recently took the test but forgot to check it was working after 3 mins and didn’t realise...


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....


Biosure self test kit

Hi I recently might have had exposure to hiv. I've had symptoms that could be seroconversion. Cold,...


More than 3 months ago

Good day, More than 3 months ago, i had protected sex but the condom ended up tearing in the...


What risk of HIV?

Hi, last year I visited Amsterdam and had protected sex with 3 sex workers. Condoms were used...


HIV infection?

I had unprotected sex in January the 23rd/24th to be exact. I have been stressing since that day of...


Test effect

I plucked up the courage to use your test again after weeks and months of anxiety. Have used them...


massive worry

So I had the biosure hiv self test and I have a big concern which is a massive worry. Other self...


Is the test result valid?

hello, I have recently done the home test I got one line on the letter C which I have been told...


is this ok?

Hi had two occasions of unprotected sex male to female about 7 years ago just done home test result...


Test Line positioning

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


Is result valid?

I have used the test kit and just wanted some advice regarding how valid my negative result is....


Know your status - Thank you!

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


Shadow on test

Im a bit concerned. Im sure my result was negative bit there was a slight red shadow ontop of blue...


Get Tested

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


window period

Hi team biosure - I had just done a biosure self test yesterday 252 days after my encounter with a...


going out of my mind with worry

Hi, I had a potential exposure 16 months ago. I tested negative at 4 week, 12 weeks, 12 months -...


i did the self test

Hey guys i did the self test a couple of weeks back , cus my head was spinning over a stupid...


First self test.

Want to say what a wonderful little kit this is! Easy to use, must say prior to using it I was both...


Just tested with home testing kit

I am working abroad and it's illegal for me to be in this country if I have HIV, so, although I get...


I'm convinced I have HIV

I’m convinced I have HIV, I had unprotected sex over a year ago and about 3 weeks later I had the...


HIV testing and scared please help!!

Hello I’m going to get right to the point. After a possible exposure to HIV I was tested...


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...


Just do it!!!

My dad worked with aids patients in the 80s/90s and took me to work with him. I built up a fear of...


1 week

Can I test after one week after risk unprotected test?


Relief - thank you

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


About to lose my job

Hi I think I've actually lost my mind. I stupidly had unprotected sex - one night stand (vaginal) -...


Help with anxiety please!

Hi, I had protected vaginal and performed unprotected oral sex with a sex worker about 4 weeks ago...


should I be worried?

Negative biosure result at 6 and 12 weeks, however I have a sore throat that has come and gone for...


Finally got myself tested...

Thanks for posting this . Finally got myself tested after months of worry . Convinced myself I had...


How accurate after 39 days

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


false negatives because of co-infection?

More than 7 years after possible exposure I had 4 negative Biosure tests and a laboratory antibody...


Do I have hiv? Test after 40 days?

I am a female and I had a one time exposure (vaginal sex) with a male of an unknown HIV status....


Still having symptoms

I sucked on massage therapist nipples for few seconds, apparently she was breastfeeding but I did...


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...


Oral

Should i worry about HIV from oral both giving and receiving without ejaculation. Should i get...


I am worried sick

I had sex with a Cypriot man on holiday used a condom but it came off completely inside me I pulled...


Unsure

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


15 minutes timeframe

I took the test and waited 15 minutes . It was only one line. I then threw it away . Would you see...


Question about negative result

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


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...


Do you advise testing?

Hi there, I am a female who had unprotected oral sex and foreplay with an older man last...


Test line worry - need confirmation

  Hi BioSURE I did my test, after three minutes there was no rising blood so I pushed it...


I had unprotected oral sex

I had unprotected oral sex from a female escort in November 2017. Blood test after a month for STI...


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...


worried that I might have caught HIV

Hello...I have been very concerned and extremely worried that I might have caught HIV from...


4th gen ag/ab test at 43 days and 65 days

Hi have had symptoms 10-25 days post exposure vaginal sex rash disgorges chills lymph pain. Then...


3 tests later and still anxious

I’ve posted on here a few weeks ago and I’m still having anxiety about having possible HIV...


Anxiety after 2 negative tests

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


Are my symptoms HIV?

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


Strong ARS symptoms

Hi sir I went for massage and during that session she masturbated me and I fingered her, I don't...


I've put myself at high risk

Can someone please help me? I've put myself at high risk with a guy that had unprotected anal...


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....


How long is too long?

I gave unprotected oral sex about 5 or 6 years ago to my then boyfriend when we were 15-16 years...


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 symptoms and testing

Hi there I just wanted to find out when antibodies are created Are they created before,after...


Help I am worried sick

I have tested negative at around 7 months using the 4th generation test and a home test from...


HIV test after 7weeks...

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


Continuing symptoms

l had a relationship with a hiv positive for 3months.Then she decided to tell after 3months of...


Test questions - new partner

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


Can I still test?

Please help me, I had un-protected sex about 2 years ago. My partner at the time are no longer...


Alcohol wipes

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I learnt of my HIV status after donating blood. I never thought that as a straight male I could be...


It takes courage to do the test alone.

The last time I tested for HIV was late 2013 and after that I was exposed to the virus. Although my...


Information about the reliability of the test

Information about the reliability of the test seems unavailable. The publicity says "BioSure HIV...


The thought of attending a GUM clinic terrifies me so I chose the home test option

I have not been tested since 2011 and not always practiced safe sex in the time that has passed....


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...


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...


HIV self test - the option to test

I had a test years ago, it took years of the thought of being positive in the back of my mind to...


Very easy to test...

Very easy to test, even when you're shaking as I was! I have learning difficulties and found the...


I can live happier now

It was just checking. I like to have fun safe but still get tested. It's always strange going to...


It's good this test is available to joe public

Without the help of dedicated scientists and technicians, HIV could easily have been the next...


HIV self test - of course it's stressful

I ordered the test online. Very easy. Of course the whole process was stressful but the clear...


HIV self test - would definitely recommend

Hi I never really thought there was much chance of me contracting HIV - I've never injected drugs...


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...


Self test. I have done some risky things in the past

Just got the test this morning. I have done some risky things in the past but I always ask about...


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...


Home HIV Testing - " I thought I'd give it a go"

I received the kit this morning and found it very informative and easy to use, the hardest bit to...


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...


BioSure self test

As someone who likes to get tested (for my own reassurance) having not only the test done at home...


A very welcome addition to the UK safer sex landscape

I used this as an experiment, and found the test very easy to use and to understand. I was very...


"It's value for money and gives closure"

Although my test arrived on the Wednesday, I waited until the Friday evening to do. For me, it just...


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 selftest was amazing.

HIV selftest was amazing. My nearest GUM clinic is 10 miles away with very restricted opening...


Testing my son

After a bombshell conversation where my son told me there was a slim chance he had been infected...


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...


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...


HIV self-testing

"Stigma, discrimination, lack of privacy, and long waiting times partly explain why six out of ten...