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false negative and symptoms

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


83 days

Hello, I had an encounter with a working girl (escort) 83 days ago now the condom did not split but...


worried that I might have caught HIV

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


I have now done 3 tests

This might seem like a really ridiculous thing to ask my anxiety is through the roof thinking that...


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...


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...


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 test after 7weeks...

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


Oral exposure

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


Test questions - new partner

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


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...


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...


HIV test line

Good day,please help me. I took an HIV test using the U-Test Hiv/Aids. The control line was visible...


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...


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...


I read the test to soon

Hi I did the onestep hiv 1/2 rapid test cassette. I was stupid and did the test in a hurry. After...


idiot proof!

Honestly, making myself push down on the lancet was the hardest thing about the whole process. I...


About test line

I test HIV rapid test and test show negative at 20-30 minute. But 3-4 hours later test line show...


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...


Supermarket kits?

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


Could filter make test invalid?

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


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...


Test at 40 days

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


Can I stop worrying?

I had a suspected risk from oral on October 31. I got a test done one the 2 November which came...


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...


Test Line Orange

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


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...


Peace of mind

I had unprotected sex whilst with my ex-boyfriend. He passed on another STD to me but I was too...


3 tests - all negative

Hello, I live outside the United Kingdom. I had a relationship three years ago. I have applied for...


I had been very stupid

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


just tested with biosure

i have been going out of my mind with worry the last two weeks after having protected sex but oral...


Paranoid Hypochondriac

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


I'm not sure if the test is accurate

I followed the directions of the test however after 15 minutes the result was not showing as I...


Realy paranoia

I got 5 times the Biosure Hiv Self Test After from last Sex Contact (unprotect oral sex and protect...


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...


Testing

I done the test correctly as the control line came up, although the colour of the pad went a pinky...


blood sample valid?

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


I met someone online

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


Confused about my test

I'm a paranoid person - i tend to worry and be anxious about everything - not surprising then that...


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...


Test line

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


I have been so worried

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


I try to do HIV tests regularly

I try to do HIV tests regularly as I have positive partner. Most of the hiv prevention...


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...


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...


Testing

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


All the symptoms, Really Scared.

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


Retest -Mind is stressful

Hi I have taken two biosure test in span of 2 weeks and both came negative. My window period was...


Control line Clarification

Hi I had done the test and found only the control line. But i am being paranoid whether the test...


Query about buying a test on Amazon

Hi there, Is buying the biosure HIV test on the official website (http://hivselftest.co.uk) the...


extremely anxious

Hi , I bought one of your tests as i have been suffering with serious anxiety because of this. i...


Do I need another test?

My wife was diagnosed with hiv 6yrs ago but never told me anything about it until about 4 days...


Biosure concern

Hi I took the rapid test on 21 October but didn't follow the instructions properly. I lay the test...


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....


Question about testing

I got a negative test outside the window period but I don't think I disinfected my finger before...


i had an exposure 15 months ago

Got the package on time, i had an exposure 15 months ago i performed test and shown...


Negative HIV test

It had been in the back of my mind for many years. I have never been promiscuous but had period...


percent false negative

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


taking the blood sample wasn't bad at all

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


The test is very professional, easy to use

The test is very professional, easy to use and most importantly it comes in discreet packaging....


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...


So much better than going to a clinic

This was brilliant. So much better than going to a clinic and having to wait for hours, especially...


I've been meaning to visit a medical professional for a HiV

I've been meaning to visit a medical professional for a HiV test just for piece of mind as it's...


Self testing

This couldn't have been simpler, and to know your status so quick is another worry off my mind.


I had been in a manogomous relationship

I had been in a manogomous relationship (as much as I aware of course) for a year and a half. Don't...


I had unprotected sex

I had unprotected sex during an impromptu Chem sesh party I ended up at and was too scared to have...


Negative - Do i need this confirmed?

All the videos and literature says "if you're positive don't panic - get your results confirmed by...


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...


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...


I'd had many unsafe sexual encounters

I'd had many unsafe sexual encounters - deliberate and knowing the risks. I don't really know why,...


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,...


Taking the test

It is convenient to test yourself at home and helpful If you don't want to wait for days to get...


A little worry??

I have take two times, first was at 82 days(almost 12 weeks) after taking risk(with condom) and...


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...


If your scared ask a family member to be with you!

I'm 24 and I have a slight problem going to a clinic when going through a health scare, my phobia...


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...


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...


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...


My Self Test

I was quite irrationally terrified when my new girlfriend asked me to have an HIV test before going...


I appreciate the anonymity..

The test was very simple and straightforward to use. I appreciate the anonymity it afforded and...


HIV self-testing - know the facts and have your say

For the first time, home HIV self-test kits...


Share your experiences of using the test

This  discussion and ideas exchange site has been specially set up for people to share their...