Talking about home testing for HIV

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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...


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...


I was convinced

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


Feelings of desperate guilt and regret

I'm married. Very happily married, in fact. About two years ago, I did something unbelievably...


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...


Stop Googling, start testing

In October 2016 I used my first BioSure HIV self test, and it was negative. The relief was instant...


Scared of getting tested? - PLEASE READ

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


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...


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...


Testing

What an amazing thing. My father is HIV positive. I understand and am aware that it is no longer a...


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...


Just a question....

Hiya.... I recently did my test and it was negative but having told someone the anxiety and stress...


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...


Terrified

I spent a week convinced I was HIV+ after a few sexual encounters that were on the risky side. I...


Been in a panic for last two years

Been in a panic for last two years since I foolishly slept with an escort on a drunken night. My...


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...


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...


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...


Promiscuous throughout my early twenties

Having been promiscuous throughout my early twenties I always protected myself against unwanted...


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,...


Crippling Anxiety

A while ago I started to notice some peculiarities with my body and began the process of self...


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...


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....


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...


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...


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...