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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...


9 week negative result

I did a BioSure test and the result was negative after nine weeks. I want to know how much accuracy...


Second line - Visibility

Hi, what is the visibility of a “weak” second line? I took my test 3 - 4 months after the...


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...


Testing more than once... should I?

Hey, I am such a worrier and just wanted to ask for a bit of peace of mind... I took a test 11...


Test line worry - need confirmation

  Hi BioSURE I did my test, after three minutes there was no rising blood so I pushed it...


Does the positive line disappear?

Hi I did not read the instructions properly as I was very nervous I was looking at the card for the...


false negative and symptoms

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


Test at 29 days post possible exposure...

Hello. I am just writing to see if I understand the situation correctly. 5 weeks ago I had...


83 days

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


4th gen ag/ab test at 43 days and 65 days

Hi have had symptoms 10-25 days post exposure vaginal sex rash disgorges chills lymph pain. Then...


I have now done 3 tests

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


Question on expiry

I took one of your tests the exact same day it arrived but didn't check the expiry date before...


Anxiety after 2 negative tests

Hello! 6 years ago I had protected (Condom) sex with an HIV+ guy both as top and bottom. He...


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...


Symptoms and anxiety

Hello I took a biosure test 5 days ago (3 weeks and 4 days after possible exposure). I know this...


Should I re-test?

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


Negative results

Hello, both me and my partner had negative results today . Took the test only one line. After the...


Continuing symptoms

l had a relationship with a hiv positive for 3months.Then she decided to tell after 3months of...


Fear and Anxiety

I had an unprotected sex with a sex worker, and I don't know her HIV status, and I got tested (HIV...


Test accurate after 9 years?

I have tested multiple times with biosure all negative. The given sensitivity of the test is 99.7%....


Conclusive?

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


Test line question

I did the test and got a strong control line which reassured me that it had worked, however I am...


Test Negative

I did Bio Sure test after worrying for about 3 years of reading stuff online. I will be honest I...


Question for device fall

Hi, I was taking the test to see the result after 15 minutes and few seconds but I unintentionally...


Could my result change?

Hi sir on 24 April 2018 I done protected vaginal sex and received unprotected oral sex with sex...


I spent years

I spent years overthinking what if... I am engaged and have been with my partner for 7 years all I...


Amount of blood required?

Hi there, I took the test at home recently but for some reason no matter how hard I tried the...


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...


Do I need to retest?

I have took a test at 20 weeks after a possible risk. The results come back negative. Do I need to...


false positive?

I got a positive result the second line was a weak line, I have previous been infected with...


Result accuracy

Hello I recently took the Biosure Home Test. At first i didn't push the test hard enough down to...


First HIV testing kit for my friend

This story is not about me but about my friend. His sexual life has been quite wild in the past so...


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...


scared of results

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


I have been worried

I have been worried about getting tested for a long time, knowing i may have put myself at risk. i...


My test results

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


Squeezing

Dear Biosure team, I recently tested negative with your test. In these days I am studying for a...


completely at home

I was pleased then dismayed with previous self-test, as funding was pulled from my area. So happy...


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...


I used the test this morning

Hi there I used the test this morning and noticed the blood didn’t go upward on the test kit but...


Quick result

Just I did the Biosure test and the results was negative after two minutes one line on the top -...


can drinking impact result?

I took a test and then control line appeared and was very purple/ solid for half of it and then it...


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...


need to re-test?

I'm am a male and had unprotected insertive fellatio from a commercial sex worker of unknown...


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....


2 months test conclusive?

I had protected sex with unknown girl on 1 single night 2 times. After 3 weeks i got molluscum on...


Is my test conclusive?

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


doubt in reading results

Hi, I took a self test last week at home but i am a bit unsure about the result. Within the first...


HIV?

I’ll try to be as detailed as I can. In early December and late December I had protected sex and...


Window periods

Hi, I had one off unprotected vaginal sex, which I am aware is not particularly high risk, however...


Result Question

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


Get tested!

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


Lots of symptoms

hello world, i would just like to say that i have been having a lot of symptoms and signs that all...


Could filter make test invalid?

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


Faint red spreading after 15 minutes

Hi, I found there was some faint red spreading after 15 minutes from the bottom of my strip in my...


Feelings of desperate guilt and regret

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


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...


extreme anxiety

Hi, been suffering from very extreme anxiety for more than a year. It all started with a white...


ARS symptoms possible after 11 weeks?

I had a very brief sexual encounter (when I say brief, I mean no longer than 10-15 seconds) with a...


SO relieved

I'm 26, female, and recently tested positive for chlamydia. Holy crap, unsafe sex never felt so...


Relief, Easy, Affordable

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


Can cancer affect the result of the test?

Hi!! I took HIV test number 2 today and it was great! But I wonder. Can you detect antibodies on...


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...


HIV negative test

I tested negative with a BioSure test on the 30 November 1 month after I became concerned in case I...


Stupid unprotected night

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


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...


able to find out in private

I unfortunately had a bad sexual experience which resulted in unsafe fun but I have to say biosure...


chance in a million?

Hi there I recently did 2 self tests. The first at 96 days and the second at 110 days. Both...


Worried out of my mind!

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


How sensitive at 18 days?

Hi I know you have to wait 3 months for a conclusive result but how accurate would a biosure test...


Unprotected with my ex - tested after three weeks

The tests are great I have done four over the years negative. My most recent tests taken three...


is 8 week test accurate?

Hi, I recently did the biosure test (after 8 weeks) not exactly knowing that the test is the most...


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...


possible exposure - condom broke

Hello, I had an possible exposure 6 weeks ago. The condom broke while having vaginal sex with...


had exposure 1.5 year ago

Had exposure 1.5 year ago. I finally have the courage to do the test. Luckily results came back as...


Stop Googling, start testing

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


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...


I did the biosure test , as routine

I did the biosure test , as routine , feeling confident that the result would be negative. It came...


unknown partner

Hi, My story is that I had a protected sex with an unknown partner but the girl was on me and she...


What is the difference?

What is difference between BIosure HIV Self Test and clinical test? Some opinion are not to trust...


AIDS/HIV?

Hi. I was just wondering- is it possible that a person who has AIDS already and uses BioSure Hiv...


important questions

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


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...


Quick and very affordable

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


not sure about result

Hi. I did two Biosure hiv test about 2 years after potential exposure, arround 2 moths gap between...


after 6 months

I got the Biosure Hiv Self Test After 6 months from last Sex Contact and My result is Negative .....


Realy paranoia

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


I regularly test for peace of mind

I use Biosure self tests every few months simply for peace of mind. I was sexually assaulted 4...


Negative Result after 6 months

I got the Biosure Hiv Self Test After 6 months from last Sex Contact and My result is Negative .....


Testing

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


I went to the doctor yesterday

Hi. I went to the doctor yesterday and did a hiv test and the result was negative. After taking the...


Control line concern

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


positive test line?

Hi I was just wondering if it is possible for a positive test line to disappear, I tested but...


I'm so scared

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


no reported false negative tests?

in various internet sources reference is made to the low number of reported false reactive tests...


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...


Indeterminant test after two negative tests

Hi I had unprotected sex in march and in may 7 weeks after I have std test done including hiv and...


blood sample valid?

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


I know I need to get tested

So this is my story. I have been so scared lately over the fact that I think I have been infected...


I had not protected oral sex

I had not protected oral sex 2 years ago. I did your test and result came negative. But I heard...


Will hospital treatment affect result?

Hi, I have taken 3 of your self test kits over the past 3 months. 1st being 4 weeks -...


I had unprotected sex about year ago

I had unprotected sex about year ago. I did your test because I found some symptoms as short...


Faint control line

I had real trouble getting enough blood for the test and after about 15-20 mins the control line...


Scared of getting tested? - PLEASE READ

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


Am I negative?

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


My Test Result

I have taken the home test and followed instructions.a test line appeared soon and appears to be...


Negative after 120 days

Negative after 120 days from last unprotected sex contact.  Is my BIOSURE test result 100% after...


4 Biosure Test

Hello. I have a question about realiability of Biosure hiv self test. I did 4 test. 1st one at 11...


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...


Test line

Hi, my test result didn’t show a test line but there was some red colouring on the bottom. This...


my cd4 count

Hi, I am 37 yr female and had unprotected sex in September 2016, beginning of. I did a 1\2 rapid...


Peace of Mind

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


83 days

hi, I had unprotected oral sex (03/04/17). then after I had symptom like ARS. I took the test at...


Can I rely on result ?

I did test and came negative but control line was pink, not red. Can I rely on result ?


I am a 64 year old female

I am a 64 year old female who has not had much unprotected sex, but I was inspired to have the test...


75 days

Hi, about 11 week ago i had unprotected oral sex about 10 sec and protected vaginal sex. I took...


low-risk doesn't mean no-risk

I'm a 37 year old hetero white British female who has had unprotected vaginal sex. I was very...


Confused about my test

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


Result confirmation

Dears, My test was negative. Just to be sure, I tested in my bedroom, I don't know about room...


Unsure about result

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


After watching The Truth About HIV

After watching The Truth About HIV recently I decided that I would get myself a self test kit. It...


It's better to know

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


I've made some pretty bad choices

I used to work in the field of HIV, and as a gay man i've made some pretty bad choices in terms of...


easy - even with shaking hands!!

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


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...


8.5 weeks

Hi, about 9 week ago i had ago unprotected oral sex about 10 sec, then after I took the test at...


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...


Question's about the test

Hello, Does it matter if there is some solution left after testing? I realised I didn't insert...


Did the test today

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


Buffer pot

Hi I recently tested for hiv, however noticed I hadn't pushed the test all the way to the bottom...


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...


7 weeks test

Hi, I took the test at 7 weeks(48 days) after the exposure and the result is negative.(protect...


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 at 6 months?

Is it necessary to have a test at 6 months after the exposure if you have a negative test at 3...


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...


Hiv home test

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


Test line

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


2nd generation test

Apparently bio sure hiv test and auto test vih are 2nd generation tests, using the same technology,...


Test done at 10 weeks

Hello, I took a test at 10 weeks after the exposure.Is it a big chance that the results change in...


doubt about results

I have had no sexual contact for more than 12 months and my first potential exposure dates from 10...


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...


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...


my partner and I have been together for 20 years

Hello my partner and I have been together for 20 years and we have not had sexual activity with...


I think I've made a mistake

Hi, I used the hiv bio sure test yesterday, I think I've made a mistake with the test the result...


Instant results provide less anxiety

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


using the test correctly

by accidently using the first drop of blood for the test instead of wiping this away and using the...


Testing window period

Hello doctors I took three tests at 28,29 and 31 days - I was wondering what percentage of people...


3 negative tests

Over a period of 10 years I had oral sexs 5 or 6 times. I have since had no sexual contact for 12...


Helped my phobia

I absolutely could not wait a week or two for a result my anxiety would have driven me crazy. The...


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...


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...


Persistent flu symptomes, tested twice

Hi, I'm suffering from flu symptomes, spread over almost 2 months time now (sore throat, muscle and...


Hi, I've just taken the test

Hi, I've just taken the test and I took the testing device out of the buffer as it didn't fit into...


5 weeks after potential exposure

Hi, took the biosure self test a few days ago 5 weeks after potential exposure and the result was...


Test line question

Good afternoon I have a question regarding the test line and validity of my test. I ordered...


Bio sure working after 8 weeks

Hi I used noisier 8 weeks after possible infection, will this result be of any use


Accuracy

Hello I know that none of the HIV tests are 100% accurate. Based on this have the following...


Control line Clarification

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


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...


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...


I'm so scared of going to the GUM clinic

I'm so scared of going to the GUM clinic and getting tested then waiting two weeks for a result and...


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...


Question about test

Does having recently had vaccinations affect the reliability of the result e.g. False positive etc?...


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...


Hiv negative accuracy

Hello, i just took the test at 5.5 weeks after the exposure and the result is negative. I know the...


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...


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...


Anxiety of hiv

So after a very brief encounter with a stripper 7 months ago, I have been through hell. Google is...


Test Result

I took the BioSure HIV Test and the result was negative. One line only appeared and it was totally...


Partner got pre-cum in his eye

I saw a male escort and while were having (safe) sex he thought he got pre-cum in his eye. He was...


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,...


Do I need another test?

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


Home Testing Experience.

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


Thank you biosure

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


Repeat test after 13 minutes results?

Hello! I did three tests since I had my risk (oral sex with ejaculation). First 31 days (4th...


As a gay guy in his early fifties

As a gay guy in his early fifties, with a rather colourful sex life over the years. Having sex not...


I have been experiencing symptoms

I have been experiencing symptoms and feel like killing myself. I had a test done at a clinic after...


Anemia?

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


Thankyou, Thankyou, Thankyou.

I dont even know where to start, I think at the end is best. My test results are negative..... I...


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...


Test Results

I have done the HIV test and only one line appeared the control line, but my test there was not as...


Biosure concern

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


Negative question

I have read mutilple replies on this forum from biosure when people have asked if their negative...


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'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...


Didnt work

Bought it 2 days ago and tested but it failed to show any results.


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.


I'm getting married in a week

I'm getting married in a week and due to the high stress, I got IBS. Even though I got the...


Negative HIV test

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


Absolutely brilliant

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


Do I need negative result confirmed?

My exposure was over 2 years ago and I tested recently with Biosure and it was negative. I have not...


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...


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...


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...


First time test for HIV

I'm almost 40 yo and never tested for HIV before. Although I had some unprotected sex relations in...


Negative Relief. Get Tested!

I had a possible high-risk exposure to HIV 16 months ago, but couldn't bring myself to get tested...


Results question

Tested negative but shortly after 15 min a faint line appeared above the purple control line. What...


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...


many still regard hiv as a death sentence

I had my very first hivselftest on 14th July 2016, I do test at gum clinics regularly. My partner...


THT free test

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


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...


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....


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...


HIV FastTest

Hi! I used the HIV fast test about 20 minutes ago with a negative result. I'm in a monogamous...


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...


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...


Fairly straightforward and easy to use

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


Why I tested

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


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...


Positive result

Feeling like committing suicide


My first instant HIV test

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


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...


1st Time Test

Never tested before as I was always afraid to ask for one at the Doctors. This self test at home...


BIOSURE HIV TEST

I had unprotected sex with a few partners, and one night stands up until 2010. I stopped that when...


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!...


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...


Did my test work?

I placed the strip in the buffer pot and lots of blood went up the strip and not the purple line.....


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

in the biosure web I have see this: "If you have any reason to believe your test result is...


IS 90 days enough?

HI I've heard about that 6 weeks after suspected exposure to the infection will be enough to...


Help!

I've completed the test but it wasn't all the way into the buffer pot although the control line...


Some question about Biosure Kit

Hi there, I was wondering if Biosure HIV Test Kit can detect all subspecies of HIV like HIV1 and...


Home tested after 12 weeks

Hi there, I used the BIOSure home test after exactly 12 weeks after unprotected heterosexual...


Reliability

Hello. I have a question about realiability of Biosure hiv self test. I did 3 test about 12 months...


You are going to survive

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


Less scary then going to a clinic or gp

I recently found I was pregnant and the midwife had left a leaflet about the HIV test you get...


Test Line - clarification required

Hi, my test result didn't show a test line but there was some pink colouring on the corners of...


HIV selftest suited me

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


Such a relief after months of torture!

Such a relief after months of torture! The 15 minutes wait was one of the longest, hardest times of...


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...


BioSure relief

I went a bit off the rails when I broke up with my partner. Started having (a lot) of random sex...


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...


reduce anxiety - be brave

(I am) A straight guy who went a bit wild last year sexually, had symptoms around 2 weeks after a...


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...


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....


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,...


Living in fear for years

I have been living in fear for years thinking that I could have been infected with HIV. I was...


Finally can sleep with no doubt

It was the most stressful 15 minutes in my life , I couldn't stop my hands shaking during test. But...


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...


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...


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...


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...


so much better than going to the doctor

Use the self test kit it was quick and did not hurt too much so much better than going to the...


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...


It is important to know

For me it was the best solution to find a reliable HIV self test, just to confirm and continue with...


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...


Privacy and peace of mind

As a gay man living in a rural part of the United Kingdom, access to sexual health screening which...


A little worry??

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


Experience

I wasn't conscious enough about HIV but gladly I always used a condom during anal sex. Getting...


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...


Accidentally took the buffer pot out when comparing the result

Hope it's not a big deal if you don't compare your test when you see just one line after 15 minutes...


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...


Test accurate after 4 months?

I want to know if the test will be accurate if you've done it after 4 months you suspect being...


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...


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...


Information about the reliability of the test

Information about the reliability of the test seems unavailable. The publicity says "BioSure HIV...


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.. 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...


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...


It's good this test is available to joe public

Without the help of dedicated scientists and technicians, HIV could easily have been the next...


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...


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...


The HIV self test kit was very effective, and results incredibly quick.

The HIV self test kit was very effective, and results incredibly quick. Although the 15 minute wait...


I feel so much better to have tested rather than stick my head in the sand

Discrete packaging, clear instructions. I was so afraid of getting tested I couldn't face a GUM...


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: The Journey.

I'd had a bout of diarrhoea in mid-February this year, and two weeks later I had a short but bad...


home testing kits

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


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...


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...


"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...


Testing my son

After a bombshell conversation where my son told me there was a slim chance he had been infected...


HIV self-test - "Relieved"

I first heard about the Biosure HIV self test on the TV literally 48 hours ago. I am a gay man, 61...


HIV selftest ("8008")

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


Better to know than to torture yourself

About 6 months ago I had Shingles and looked online to see what the possible causes were. HIV was...


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...


Biosure HIV self test

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


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

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


HIV self-testing

"Stigma, discrimination, lack of privacy, and long waiting times partly explain why six out of ten...