Talking about home testing for HIV

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Thank you!

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


Grateful that self testing exists!

I live in a small country where you're always guaranteed to run into someone you know or knows your...


I'd been thinking about my HIV status on and off for a few months

I'd been thinking about my HIV status on and off for a few months, but couldn't/wouldn't commit to...


The kit was very simple

The kit was very simple and easy to use and it is so convenient to be able to self-test in the...


taking the blood sample wasn't bad at all

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


first time I tested myself for HIV

This was the first time I tested myself for HIV. Personally being able to do a test by yourself in...


This test is so vital

This test is so vital to the health and well being of people in all walks of life. So many of us...


nearest STD/GUM clinic is 3 buses away

Had been wanting to take a HIV test for a while, but the nearest STD/GUM clinic is 3 buses away,...


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...


Received my test package via Terrence Higgins Trust.

Received my test package via Terrence Higgins Trust. The most local GUM clinic to me has moved...


My first instant HIV test

I've done several home HIV testing kits before. I find them more convenient and easier to cope...


I have had unprotected sex in the past

I chose to take a HIV test as I have had unprotected sex in the past. It's something that has...


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...


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...


Just want to say thanks...

... To Bio-Sure for developing such a good and convenient product and for doing the appropriate...


Long-term partner has HIV

I've been with my partner for 10 years - he has HIV, I do not. He is on treatment and has an...


Amazing piece of kit

Amazing piece of kit. After realising I'd not been tested for a couple of years, having taken a few...


Long wait for clinic test - so this was a very convenient

I live somewhere where waiting times for the clinic to get tested are severe so this was a very...


Taking the test

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


Quick. Discrete.

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


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....


The home test kit is very professional and convenient...

The home test kit is very professional and convenient. It arrives in very advanced style packaging...


HIV self test - would definitely recommend

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


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...


home testing kits

I've recently purchased and (just) used the new HIV home testing kit. I test regulary but find...


HIV selftest was amazing.

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