Talking about home testing for HIV

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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...


Unsure

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


Question about negative result

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


Do you advise testing?

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


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...


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...


Worries 93

Hi I have had 3 tests since possible exposure and would like to know the reliability of my...


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...


Should I re-test?

Hi I’ve just did the test (negative result) after 7 months possible exposure. Should I do the...


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...


Oral exposure

Had fellatio performed on me (with condom) 12 weeks ago by a woman from West Africa. Had a negative...


Oral sex / 4th generation HIV Duo Test

6 weeks ago I made oral sex with a man , I received and gave oral sex. He didn’t cum in my mouth...


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...


Biosure peace of mind.

I am still worried about having HIV. I had protected sex with a prostitute in October 2016. I took...


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...


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...


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...


My test results

Dear Sir, I am writing again for clarification. I know I have written before and your help has...


Did I impact the result?

I’m quite afraid of medical equipment so I managed to squeeze some blood out of my finger without...


Could medication affect result?

Hi, l took a test a few months ago. My test showed negative. However I was taking medication for a...


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...


should I still be worried?

Hello Sir, I had an unprotected vaginal sex with a hiv positive partner, I was unknown about her...


Results question

Whilst checking the results of the test, the control line was there, which was a good solid line....


Is my test conclusive?

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


Question.

Hi , I am little worried now a days because of my friend. I had a unprotected sex with my...


Result Question

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


12 week negative test with swollen neck

I had unprotected sex over 12 weeks ago. I tested negative on biosure at 11 weeks ( 77days) and...


Supermarket kits?

I have to say this kit is very good, I was worried since I did have a few girlfriends through my...


can i stop being worried

i had a risk on the 31 October 2017 and i got his blood test on the 2 November 2017 then again on...


Still unsure

Had a fling nearly 10 and half or 11 years ago. Tested negative on biosure self test kit. Does the...


Carrying out the test

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


Sillyandscared

I had sex with a condom last July with a friend... anyway I'm worried so I got a biosure test last...


Oral sex

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


Stupid unprotected night

I have done 4 tests all negative last one was 6 months after exposure for 1 would this be a...


Could I be the 0.3%?

I did a biosure test 3 weeks after unprotected sex with a male (I’m female) it came back...


Worried out of my mind!

Almost two years ago I had stupidly unprotected sex with a 'friend' of mine. Totally out of...


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...


swollen glands and night sweats

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


I had been very stupid

Took the biosure test today and was so relieved to have a negative result. The longest 15 mins in...


chances of hiv?

i am worried i may have caught hiv...i had oral sex unprotected a few weeks back and unprotected...


important questions

Hello 1 - Can biosure Hiv Self Test detect the Antibodies After 1 or 2 year or not ? 2 -i got 2...


blue finger after test

is it normal that the finger you use the lancet on turns blue after you took blood? i'm worried now...


Control line concern

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


I'm so scared

Hi! I had a risky exposure (giving oral without ejaculation) about a year ago, then I started...


How accurate is the test after 7 weeks?

I had unprotected sex with a guy I met on a dating app at around 7 weeks ago and have been freaking...


blood sample valid?

I am concerned about the reliability of my negative test result. The test says to use blood from...


Am I negative?

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


anxiety over test

im a naturally anxious person and i had protected gay sex with a man last year and didn't think...


I met someone online

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


Peace of Mind

Thought I would tell my story because I know there will be other people like me - searching the...


Unsure about result

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


9 and 12 week test results

Done a test at 9 weeks and 12 both was negative but still worried to death that I could be positive...


HIV home testing

I am a sexually active gay man and have had some unprotected sex. I worried for some time about my...


Anxiety will not leave me

So abput 7years ago I had relations with a man, a man whom I later found out was married. Needless...


I was always so scared to get tested

I highly recommend the Biosure test. I have just completed mine in the privacy of my own home, with...


can I truly rely on these results?

About 10 years ago I had unprotected sex, I have been married to my current partner for 7 years and...


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...


Testing at 9 weeks

I had unprotected sex with a man a few times on the same night. 3 weeks later i noticed a rash on...


Testing while ill

Hi would the best time to test be when your ill or after as ive been ill for 2 weeks and tested 4...


I have been so worried

Hi I have been so worried about having hiv after the most regrettable unprotected sexual incounter...


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...


Still worried as getting lot of throat troubles

Have had two tests one at six months and another at 1 year. First test didnt look just right as...


Problems with testing

I performed an HIV test yesterday. The test fits well into the space. I can see one single very...


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...


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...


Storage of HIV self-test kit

When I conducted the HIV self-test I followed the step-by-step instructions carefully. After 15...


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...


Still a bit worried

Hi I've done the test and it is negative which is a massive relief but I'm concerned it might not...


Thank you biosure

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


Anemia?

Quick questions, I take vitamins because I suffer from anemia, I take Iron on a daily basis and...


percent false negative

Hello, I brought one of your tests and took it at 5 weeks which was negative and then I took...


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...


So glad I tested

So glad I tested gives peace of mind. Keeps you in control of your mind and body, I was really...


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...


Should I still be worried?

I stupidly had a one night stand with someone 2 years ago. after 2 years I came across this test...


Why I tested

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


GREAT TEST

I Generally go about once every 3 years to get tested but now a home test is available and is very...


HIV selftest suited me

The test arrived in plain packaging as promised one working day after ordering. I am a gay man who...


Gay man using HIV Self Test for the first time

I go regularly to the GUM clinic but this can be a hassle. They all seem to do 'walk-in' style now...


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...


Finally got tested

I have been putting this off for years because I haven't been very sexually active and the few...


Still worried.

I have have done five Biosure tests, all of them over a year since exposure. I have also had a...


Worried myself sick

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


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...


too worried to go and be tested for fear of being seen by someone I know

A few years ago I made some bad decisions and had unprotected heterosexual sex with a number of men...


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...


Reliabilty of tests.

Can someone tell me the reliability of the tests. I have done two well outside the window period....


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'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...


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...


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...


worried about lancet depth

Does anyone from Biosure know depth of lancet. It's important I know please


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...


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...


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...