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Conclusive?

Hello, I took this test at 155 days after potential exposure, would this be considered...


Overthinking Until I’m Sick

Honestly, spent weeks and weeks worrying over nothing about potentially having the virus. There was...


scared of results

Did the BioSure Self Test. Hung on to it for almost a week before plucking up the courage to...


Impressed with the kit

Not had an HIV test in many years, decided to do the home test for peace of mind. Very easy to do,...


quick and discreet

Ordered from Amazon so quick and discreet. Quick and easy test. Lancet thing essentially painless....


Private, quick and easy

Private, quick and easy procedure. Alleviates waiting time. Great product.


lovely kit to test with

A lovely kit to test with. Found it very helpful and easy to use with enough information and guide...


AMAZING service, AMAZING product!

I recently had unprotected sex and then started reading the horror stories that are on the...


Get tested!

Clear instructions and simple to perform. A good alternative if you feel anxious or ashamed about...


I was convinced

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


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...


Relief, Easy, Affordable

Just like to thank you for your product, even though never really never thought I carried HIV I...


I was fearful to get a test

I took the test today thank god negative. I was concerned about an incident many years ago and was...


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...


Quick and very affordable

Quick and very affordable. You can use at home whenever you are at ease. Very reliable and easy to...


I met someone online

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


After years (too long I know)..

After years (too long I know) of putting off having a test for fear of a positive result, I finally...


It's better to know

It was so easy to do and gives you peace of mind, barely felt the finger pricking thing. Whatever...


easy - even with shaking hands!!

Very clear instructions and easy test to use (even with shaking hands!!) So much better getting a...


Did the test today

Did the test today (neg result) and it was very easy and fast. I feel it is everyone's...


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...


Hiv home test

My knowledge of hiv was very slim until recent times. I read up about HIV online and I learned...


Feelings about the Biosure HIV test

I have tested at GUM clinics in the past, done postal testing (buying a kit and mailing a blood...


Instant results provide less anxiety

As someone who likes to get tested regularly, having a test done at home with immediate results is...


Eliminate doubt with Biosure

Stay safe, ALWAYS! Even when it feels safe. Biosure is such an easy and private way to test when in...


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...


I am phobic with blood tests

For me I am phobic with blood tests, so have continually been too anxious to visit the clinic for a...


Testing

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


Test have to lay down later??

Do you have to lay your test in the result book?? When you're positive it is easy to see 2...


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...


oral sex drew blood

I had oral sex and the man's teeth drew blood on the head of my penis. I have been very stressed...


Worth doing if you are concerned

Used the bio-sure product , after a few indiscretions whilst working in ASIA , test had to be done...


TEST KIT -negative result.

I ordered the home HIV Test kit to do a self test. The test arrived in a discreet grey plastic bag,...


Rise in STIs in post menopausal, heterosexual women

Watching the Lorraine Show on TV they featured the self test kit. They mentioned a big rise in STIs...


Home Testing Experience.

The test arrived a day after ordering, and by taking time to read the booklet carefully the test...


I am a 58 yr old male

I am a 58 yr old male who recently contracted my first ever STD. So I visited my local sexual...


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....


i had an exposure 15 months ago

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


Is 8 weeks sufficient?

Hi first of all I found the test easy and clear to use. I understand that here in the uk 90 days is...


My Anxiety can Stop

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


HIV negative

The biosure is easy and quick result. i'm negative very happy.


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...


Absolutely brilliant

Absolutely brilliant, just done this test its so easy, a bit daunting while waiting for the result...


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 HIV self test

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


Terrified

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


I was wondering

HIV test This is a great testing kit, very easy to use. I was wondering is this a second or third...


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...


THT free test

Applied for a free test from THT. Was delivered within 24-48 hours of applying for it. Test is easy...


I thought I was low risk

I thought I was low risk, but always best to check now and again. This home test service is great,...


The test is very professional, easy to use

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


It seems a long 15 minutes

Extremely easy to use home kit, with clear instructions. It seems a long 15 minutes whilst you are...


I wasn't looking forward to doing the test

The self-test kit arrived quickly (I think only a couple of days after I filled-out the online...


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,...


Arrived really fast

Arrived really fast, was super simple to use, barely even felt the finger prick. Getting home...


hiv self test - information

As others have commented, solid packaging, very clear instructions, and detailed information...


I test regular to be safe

What a great idea. I ordered and the test came really quickly. I test regular to be safe however...


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...


Fairly straightforward and easy to use

Ordered through an ad on Grindr. Loved the idea of getting my result right away. Fairly...


shocked that it worked!

Very easy to use and to be honest shocked that it worked! Will still go for regular tests however...


I live in a rural area

Although I try to get tested quite regular I live in a rural area and it involves quite some time...


HIV Self Test

I have only ever had 1 STI test in the past and have been overdue for about a month as it is so...


This was amazing

This was amazing, being able to do the test in my own home made me feel more relaxed. Didn't feel...


I know how annoying it can be

Ordered online for free and received it exactly when it said I would, the test was pretty simple,...


Home testing kit

Really good that they do this now, gives people more confidence and it was quick and easy.


home testing kit

it was pretty straight forward. made a lil error realising after 15mins that i hadn't pushed it in...


Couldn't be simpler!

I have tried a couple of the home testing HIV kits in recent years, and this was by far the best!...


Excellent Home Test for HIV

It arrived really quickly after i requested it from THT. Extremely easy to use, very clear...


HIV Neg : Quick and easy testing

Arrives discreetly packaged in the post, quick prick of the finger and 15 minutes later you have...


Taking the test

I took the test to-day aided by my boyfriend and we found it easy, once we have read the...


Home hiv test

I got this as a free test on an app, it's a brilliant fast, easy to use home test! I'd really...


Confidence

The ability to self test at home has given me the confidence to have my first test. Knowing how...


I had unprotected sex

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


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...


You are going to survive

Quick, easy and discreet. I recommend it, just be sure to read the instructions, wait for the 3...


I was made to feel ashamed at std clinic

I recently started a new relationship and we both wanted to get tested. It's the first time in my...


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...


Hiv Tes

Hi, I am straight and been through all the anxiety everyone else went through. I decided to...


Meant to go to a clinic but my sister told me about biosure

Meant to go to a clinic but my sister told me about biosure as she was a tester.I think it's great...


Very useful - hope it will reach 100% accuracy soon

Very clear instructions. Easy to use. The test arrived quickly and in a discreet packaging. It is...


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...


Girlfriend asked me to take the test

I recently started a new relationship and my partner took a HIV test at a clinic soon after we met....


waiting for tests at clinic is stressful

I feel anxious about having blood taken, and have found waiting around for tests at clinics...


Best thing I've done this year

Best thing I have done this year. A scary 15 mins but the relief of the negative result made may so...


Amazing piece of kit

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


Very good product

Nervous about doing the test right but explained in the literature step by step and very easy to...


Reduced my anxiety

Used the home test kit to stop/reduce my anxienty. And the test was simple to use. from opening...


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...


Simple to Use

This test came with clear and simple to use instructions. It's simple to use and gives you your...


Taking the test

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


BioSure Self-Test was great. Package arrived quickly

BioSure Self-Test was great. Package arrived quickly, there are no labels so maintains your...


Just out of a longterm relationship

Just out of longterm relationship and wanted to check my status while waiting to see what happens...


Quick. Discrete.

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


I live in Italy

I live in Italy and the HIV test here is only available in general blood clinics without any...


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 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...


I'd put off and avoided ever getting a test

I was scared and absolutely petrified. Like everyone I'd practiced safe sex but we all make...


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...


I do have an unhealthy sex life now & then..

As I'm a straight guy,I do have an unhealthy sex life by visiting escorts now & then.And there...


So easy to do it in your own place

I am really satisfied with the product, I think it's one of the most innovative products worldwide...


I want to congratulate those who developed this test.

I want to congratulate those who developed this test. It is quick easy to use and reliable. I have...


Home Testing - I hate going to the GUM clinic

Firstly I would like to thank Biosure so much for creating this test. It has helped me...


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...


Boy, am I glad this test exists!

Boy am I glad this test exists! Great discreet packaging, very simple and easy to use test with...


This was so easy to do..

This was so easy to do and follow  - ordered on a Monday arrived on a Tuesday and really eased my...


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...


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...


Very easy to test...

Very easy to test, even when you're shaking as I was! I have learning difficulties and found the...


I can live happier now

It was just checking. I like to have fun safe but still get tested. It's always strange going to...


HIV self test - of course it's stressful

I ordered the test online. Very easy. Of course the whole process was stressful but the clear...


Arrived quickly, instructions were simple and easy to follow

Arrived quickly, instructions were simple and easy to follow. The packaging while possibly more...


HIV self test - would definitely recommend

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


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...


I put off using it for a few months!

The self test kit arrived very quickly, but I put off using it for a few months! Result: negative....


HIV Self test - "great value"

Rapidly dispatched, discreet package, use well described, all very professional and great value....


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...


..just to be sure...

I live abroad where it is still not possible to buy hiv hometests and so I purchased a test from...


Great! The test kit arrived really quickly

Great! The test kit arrived really quickly and was perfect for discreet use and peace of...


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...


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...


HIV self-test - "very relieved!!"

Living in Jersey there was a little delay with shipping but the organisation I purchased the test...


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 Test, Discreet, Easy to Use.

The test arrived very quickly in discreet packaging. I made sure I had an hour to myself to read...


BioSure self test

As someone who likes to get tested (for my own reassurance) having not only the test done at home...


A very welcome addition to the UK safer sex landscape

I used this as an experiment, and found the test very easy to use and to understand. I was very...


HIV Self Test Kit From Bio Sure

Have to say I am pleased with the self-test kit the instructions are easy to read and...


I appreciate the anonymity..

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


"It's value for money and gives closure"

Although my test arrived on the Wednesday, I waited until the Friday evening to do. For me, it just...


HIV self test kit

I found the test very easy. I just had to push the test capsule right down as I wasn't getting any...


It was the longest 15 minutes of my life. But no matter what the result was, I had to find out.

It was the longest 15 minutes of my life. But no matter what the result was, I had to find out. The...


HIV selftest was amazing.

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


HIV selftest ("8008")

Ordered yesterday and arrived today. Really easy to perform the test and easy to read and...


This is a stress reliever.

This is a stress reliever. Forgotten which news site I read about it on, but ordered it by 12pm on...


HIV Self Test - FIRST TIME

So fantastically simple to do! I cannot stress how anxious you can get having to go to a doctor or...


Disability and the HIV self test

I needed a test, but due to a disability find it hard to get to the clinic. I think this is...


Biosure HIV self test

I read about the new self test on Monday morning BBC news website, checked out the biosure website,...