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Test conclusive or not

Took my hiv test after 85 days using biosure is it conclusive for both HIV 1 & 2 still having...


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...


Heartburn

I had a test last week and today. Today is day 69. Both my tests were negative. A couple hours...


high risk exposure 7-8 weeks ago

19, male, high risk exposure 7-8 weeks ago. Took a self test 3-4 weeks after potential exposure-...


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 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...


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...


burst condom

Hi.. I had an experience of burst condom during my intercourse. After that I had some symptoms like...


symptoms

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


Seroconversion symptoms

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


Can the test still detect late stage?

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


Extremely worried I have HIV

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


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...


Oral thrush

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


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Test Advice please

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


Advice please

I had a high risk encounter 18 months ago. I've had muscle pains,twitching, thrush and numerous...


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...


Confirmation advice

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


unprotected sex (condom broke)

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


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...


Clarification

If a person had symptoms that are likened to HIV seroconversion, so oral thrush, and a rash in the...


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....


condom broke

Hi i had a sex n the condom broke so we stop after realising that it was Brocken ,i test with Elisa...


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...


HIV infection?

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


is this ok?

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


Ars and testing

Hi, I've used your tests in the past and they have always been a handy, and private way to test...


Know your status - Thank you!

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


window period

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


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...


I'm still worried

Had a low risk event over 8 months ago. Had a test done at my local gum clinic after 25 days...


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...


The mind is a powerful thing

I know a lot of people will desperately be searching the Internet after a possible exposure looking...


Help with anxiety please!

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


Finally got myself tested...

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


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...


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...


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...


chances of false negative

Hi team Biosure,  I had what I thought were symptoms of HIV infection I then used your test at 15...


I had unprotected oral sex

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


false negative and symptoms

Hi I had a biosure test 15 weeks after possible exposure and I had some symptoms. The test was...


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...


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...


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....


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...


Ongoing symptoms

Hello I had a relationship two years and 8 months ago without the use of condoms and AIDS and...


I am lost

Have some stupid mistakes in my life and I Am paying heavily for this Episode. #1 October 29,2014 I...


Please don’t judge me

I had a risky encounter with another man (I cheated on my wife) since then I had symptoms for HIV...


Skin itching

Is itching on skin without rashes a symptom of hiv?


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...


I was so scared

I had unprotected sex in January with someone I knew very little about and it is now May and I can...


Result accuracy

Hello I recently took the Biosure Home Test. At first i didn't push the test hard enough down to...


Tests negative - but still got symptoms

I cheated on my pregnant wife with another man almost 7 months ago. Since then I have had all the...


HIV test complete

After six months of driving myself crazy I finally plucked up the courage to decide to get a test...


symptomatic for a couple of weeks

I was symptomatic for a couple of weeks and have done 5 test so far. an elisa at day 32 and using...


I'm worried and very suicidal

Had protected sex with 2 girls and get a negative after 5 days after having sex. The first girl i...


Is my test conclusive?

I had unprotected anal sex with someone and developed a single symptom of HIV. I went to the...


Buffer pot in the base?

Hi there I recently took the test, it all ran fine I got the control line and it was negative...


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...


HIV?

I’ll try to be as detailed as I can. In early December and late December I had protected sex and...


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...


HIV risk symptoms?

On the 23rd of the year I was having sex with a sex worker about 5 minutes. I did not have a...


Lots of symptoms

hello world, i would just like to say that i have been having a lot of symptoms and signs that all...


Could filter make test invalid?

I was wondering what makes the control line active? Is it another type of antibody ? Also the...


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...


I was convinced

Started off with a recent random swollen lymph node in my chest. It was really odd and painful and...


Test at 40 days

Dear all, 33 days ago had protected sex but I licked for some seconds the penis of my partner -...


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...


extreme anxiety

Hi, been suffering from very extreme anxiety for more than a year. It all started with a white...


Carrying out the test

I took the BioSure test. After three minutes I couldn't see anything happening. So I pressed the...


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...


Test Line Orange

When I first conducted the test, the test looked negative. However, I noticed there was a line just...


Anxiety, depression and sadness

I bought this one yesterday, I'm really hoping will be here before Christmas, last month I been ill...


Oral sex

Had unprotected fellatio from a female escort 4 weeks ago. It was my first ever visit. Worried sick...


I really don’t know what to do

Hi. I had drunken unprotected sex with a guy a year ago, 1 months after, I tested positive for...


Nervous wreck need advice

Had unprotected sex with a man beginning of June and was going out of my mind with worry thinking I...


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...


possible exposure - condom broke

Hello, I had an possible exposure 6 weeks ago. The condom broke while having vaginal sex with...


had exposure 1.5 year ago

Had exposure 1.5 year ago. I finally have the courage to do the test. Luckily results came back as...


swollen glands and night sweats

Hi, I had protected sex around 3 months ago but started getting night sweats, swollen glands and...


unknown partner

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


Paranoid Hypochondriac

After a monogamous decade relationship, I started to date again. I found myself being careless...


sick with worry

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


I know I need to get tested

So this is my story. I have been so scared lately over the fact that I think I have been infected...


accuracy in late stages of hiv

hello would a Biosure self test still be accurate in late stage hiv, or ten years after possible...


I had unprotected sex about year ago

I had unprotected sex about year ago. I did your test because I found some symptoms as short...


Scared of getting tested? - PLEASE READ

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


Am I negative?

Desperate2know  Hi, I am a worried female who has had a possible exposure to hiv, I didnt develop...


I had unprotected sex

I had unprotected sex once with a man from work (I'm female) I do know him but I have convinced...


I met someone online

I met someone online and about a year later, I stupidly started having unprotected with him. We had...


Test line

Hi, my test result didn’t show a test line but there was some red colouring on the bottom. This...


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...


Unsure about result

Hi, this was the first time I have tested for hiv, my result was negative. I had unprotected sex a...


Question's about the test

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


Buffer pot

Hi I recently tested for hiv, however noticed I hadn't pushed the test all the way to the bottom...


Test after a few encounters

I was worried about it and the nearest testing clinic is 30 miles away from me, so when I heard...


Test line

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


Buffer pot mistake

Hi ive done 3 test which all came back negative jus realised on the last 1 tho that i wasnt pushing...


using the test correctly

by accidently using the first drop of blood for the test instead of wiping this away and using the...


I always thought I should get tested

Ive never been tested for hiv; I always thought I should get tested just in case but never had the...


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...


Persistent flu symptomes, tested twice

Hi, I'm suffering from flu symptomes, spread over almost 2 months time now (sore throat, muscle and...


5 weeks after potential exposure

Hi, took the biosure self test a few days ago 5 weeks after potential exposure and the result was...


All the symptoms, Really Scared.

Hi, I had oral/intercourse with sex worker abroad, 4 weeks ago, i did use a condom however. 3...


Symptoms and testing

Hi, I have experienced low fever of 37.5 to 37.8 in nearly 1 week, not constant. Three days ago I...


Test Accuracy when test laid down during test timing?

Hi, After finally assuring myself that this test was as official and accredited as that of going...


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...


What generation is Biosure test?

Hi, what generation is the BioSure rapid test? I hear that it's 4of them. And what is the diffrent...


Very worried

Very worried. I have ordered a test of you, but it has not yet come. I was curious about men so I...


Worried about the result

Hello, I've done the biosure test 89 days after exposure and it was negative, but I'm having...


Anxiety of hiv

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


Thank you biosure

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


I have been experiencing symptoms

I have been experiencing symptoms and feel like killing myself. I had a test done at a clinic after...


Thankyou, Thankyou, Thankyou.

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


Just buy the test and do it!

7 years of my life I've lost to HIV anxiety! I was just completely convinced that I'd almost...


My Anxiety can Stop

After years and years of contemplating getting a HIV test. I never felt confident going to a GUM...


I'm getting married in a week

I'm getting married in a week and due to the high stress, I got IBS. Even though I got the...


First time HIV self test

A couple of years back I have done one HIV test at STD clinics before. About 7 month ago I exposed...


Negative Relief. Get Tested!

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


BIOSURE HIV TEST

I had unprotected sex with a few partners, and one night stands up until 2010. I stopped that when...


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...


14months on from exposiure 3 tests I'm still worried i have HIV

I won't go in to to much details other wise i will be here for ever - but basically I'm now 14...


reduce anxiety - be brave

(I am) A straight guy who went a bit wild last year sexually, had symptoms around 2 weeks after a...


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...


A question.

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


Living in fear for years

I have been living in fear for years thinking that I could have been infected with HIV. I was...


Worried myself sick

Worried myself sick for years after a few mistakes when I hadn't used protection,tried to put it...


Self testing after partner was diagnosed

I was at work when my partner who lives abroad sent me the message which you never want to receive,...


will sleep after long

I did put myself at risk last year in october. From that time onwards it was continously bugging me...


Quick. Discrete.

It's hard to find time to visit your local GP at the best of times, this test is essential for...


I was an immature idiot, living my life in fear and denial

I was an immature idiot, living my life in fear and denial. Fear that I had it and 'I'd deal with...


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...


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...


I've taken 13 tests since the possible exposure

I've taken 13 tests since the possible exposure I had and after some worrying symptoms, tthey've...


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...


I have dry mouth and having seen half the specialists in HKG...

I have dry mouth and having seen half the specialists in HKG, Who confirmed I don't have diabetes,...


HIV selftest was amazing.

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