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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...


15 minutes timeframe

I took the test and waited 15 minutes . It was only one line. I then threw it away . Would you see...


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...


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...


Ongoing anxiety

Hi guys, firstly thank you for your service. I understand this type of post is a reoccurring theme...


Was test reliable?

I took a biosure test a few days ago 9 and a half weeks after possible exposure. When collecting my...


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...


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...


worried that I might have caught HIV

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


I just want to say this was a great test

I just want to say this was a great test. Really put my mind at ease. I over thought so much and...


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...


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...


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...


Worries 93

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


Strong ARS symptoms

Hi sir I went for massage and during that session she masturbated me and I fingered her, I don't...


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...


Hiv anxiety

I was stupid and unfaithful to my girlfriend - unprotected oral with someone of unknown status....


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...


Negative results

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


HIV symptoms and testing

Hi there I just wanted to find out when antibodies are created Are they created before,after...


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...


Delivery

Paid for next day delivery. Didn’t arrive on time. Such a rip off!


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...


Test questions - new partner

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


Can I still test?

Please help me, I had un-protected sex about 2 years ago. My partner at the time are no longer...


HIV Rapid Test at 6 weeks and 8 weeks, both negative.

I had sex with stand girl and condom broke. She didn't stop but i pull out after 30 seconds. After...


I am lost

Have some stupid mistakes in my life and I Am paying heavily for this Episode. #1 October 29,2014 I...


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...


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 question

I thought I set my timer for 15 minutes but I later realized it did not in fact start. My test...


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...


Deliverytime

Your test delivered on june 6th and not yet received in italy. Today june 19th. So many days around...


Could my result change?

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


HIV tests years later

Hello. I was wondering if, after the 3 months window period, would HIV antibodies still be detected...


I had unprotected sex

I had unprotected sex about 7 min with a HIV positive girl not on drugs. I took pep after 24hrs,...


I spent years

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


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...


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...


HIV test line

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


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...


antiretroviral drugs

I want to know if this Biosure can detect HIV even in positive people using antiretroviral...


Overthinking Until I’m Sick

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


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...


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...


Procedure

Dears, I have seen that others home HIV tests ask to remove the first drop of blood and to use the...


Feedback and using the lancet

I am someone who hates drawing blood and is pain-sensitive (feeling faint at just the thought of...


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...


Test doubt

Hi all, please confirm that the BIOSURE test is the same of CHEMBIO as per the following...


idiot proof!

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


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...


What time period will the test be accurate at

When will the biosure test start detecting antibodies and when will it no longer detected them?


Did I impact the result?

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


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...


need to re-test?

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


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,...


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...


tridot test - am I safe?

I have sex with sex worker but use condom. I have molluscum on my penis and mouth sores. I have...


Buffer pot in the base?

Hi there I recently took the test, it all ran fine I got the control line and it was negative...


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...


lovely kit to test with

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


White shadow

Hi, I done the test and the control line is obvious but where the test line is I can see a very...


Asking

Hello, I have had sex with only 3 partners in my entire life but have not been tested. Will it be...


Floaters

Biosure test at 13 weeks. When I looked there appeared to be a floater/blur/ particle ( not sure...


AMAZING service, AMAZING product!

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


HIV?

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


Question.

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


Expiry dates on test

I ordered two tests : one which I’ve used and I want to keep the spare one for a test in around...


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...


HIV risk symptoms?

On the 23rd of the year I was having sex with a sex worker about 5 minutes. I did not have a...


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...


Supermarket kits?

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


Sooner the better

I was so scared about getting a HIV test for a year, and it began to affect my life every single...


Could filter make test invalid?

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


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...


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...


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...


extreme anxiety

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


Carrying out the test

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


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...


did not work

The safety lancet did not help me to get enough blood and it could only be used once which means I...


Should I test again?

I am 25 years old Male. I got physical with a lady mother of two children, her age was 30 years. We...


Sillyandscared

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


Test Line Orange

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


Anxiety, depression and sadness

I bought this one yesterday, I'm really hoping will be here before Christmas, last month I been ill...


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...


Different sorts of HIV?

Hi, I read something about different sorts of HIV/4th generations... I dont know exactly. Can you...


HIV negative test

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


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...


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...


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...


possible exposure - condom broke

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


Stop Googling, start testing

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


swollen glands and night sweats

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


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...


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...


just tested with biosure

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


Buying a test

Hi I was just wondering if you could but the correct link to purchase the test off the amazon site...


Paranoid Hypochondriac

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


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...


sick with worry

Question about test bought on Amazon : Hi I’m sick with worry I have done 3 biosure test now, all...


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 .....


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...


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...


no reported false negative tests?

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


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...


Fast and discrete

Fast and discrete delivery also abroad. Test was very well described. Some steps required using...


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 -...


Faint control line

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


unclear line

HI,firstly thank you for the product, I do the test for 15min and there is one clear line shown....


Scared of getting tested? - PLEASE READ

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


Doubt

Hi, I would like to know if It is normal that after some days the strip became slightly red and...


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...


I had unprotected sex

I had unprotected sex once with a man from work (I'm female) I do know him but I have convinced...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


situation rectified

Contacted company over a non working code. Situation was rectified and next day delivery arranged....


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...


my doubt - 3 negative tests

Hi, my doubt is due to the fact I had 3 negative tests (only control lin appeared) but I cannot...


Realy anxious

Hi, I had oral sex with sex worker unprotected and protect sex 5 weeks ago, 1 weeks later i...


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...


Two tests

Hello I had two test tests firsone I had a little second trace lower then the limit showed in the...


2nd generation test

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


confident with Biosure

the Biosure test gave me confidence to test which proved negative. Back in europe I can now access...


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...


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...


Test - is it still valid?

Hi I recently completed a test and after 15 minutes there were no lines. I then realised I had not...


2 tests done both negative.

Hi, done a test at 7 weeks after risky exposure and again at 12 weeks and 2 days after exposure,...


Testing window period

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


I have been so worried

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


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...


I try to do HIV tests regularly

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


Helped my phobia

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


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...


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...


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...


Persistent flu symptomes, tested twice

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


Testing

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


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...


Relieved

I honestly believe this is the best product on the market right now and the best £30 I've ever...


5 weeks after potential exposure

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


All the symptoms, Really Scared.

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


Test line question

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


Symptoms and testing

Hi, I have experienced low fever of 37.5 to 37.8 in nearly 1 week, not constant. Three days ago I...


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...


Retest -Mind is stressful

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


boxes - two types

Hi I ordered twice, one for me and one for my friend. I seem to have received in big box and my...


Reuse of Test Device

Hi I know it is not possible, but to clear my mind, need to check. Assuming if a person who has...


Review

So I pulled the trigger and bought the self test. It arrived early this morning so after waking up...


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...


Question about negativa test

Hi! I have a question about the test and if you can trust it. I am to scared too go to hospital and...


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...


Did I perfom the test right?

Hey guys, today i made the HIV self test and had problems with performing. I do all steps how...


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...


Was my test valid?

Hi there, I ran the Biosure test a few days ago and after reading the instructions and using 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...


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...


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...


Test Result

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


Worth doing if you are concerned

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


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...


Do I need another test?

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


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...


Thank you biosure

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


Question on accuracy

Having looked at some studies on older rapid tests available around the world and how their...


I've never gone out of my way to have a HIV test before

I've never gone out of my way to have a HIV test before, I've had the other tests they used to hand...


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...


Just a question....

Hiya.... I recently did my test and it was negative but having told someone the anxiety and stress...


Question about the test

Hi, I completed the test and and have a very clear control line only. There is no coloured...


Thankyou, Thankyou, Thankyou.

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


Just buy the test and do it!

7 years of my life I've lost to HIV anxiety! I was just completely convinced that I'd almost...


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...


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'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...


i had an exposure 15 months ago

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


My Anxiety can Stop

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


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...


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...


So glad I tested

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


Results question

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


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...


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...


bio sure hiv self test

its always been pondering somewhere in the back of my mind. been abit ashamed to go to the clinic....


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...


How grateful am I?

How grateful am I? This simple piece of kit has calmed me down I was convinced I had contracted...


It seems a long 15 minutes

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


HIV FastTest

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


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...


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...


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...


Negative

So I ordered the test last week having seen it advertised on a news app I use on my phone, arrived...


Why I tested

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


Negative

We all busy home HIV test are amazing really simple but and quick 15 min ! Well all coming with...


My first instant HIV test

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


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...


BIOSURE HIV TEST

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


Doing the test at home.

I hate needles and hospitals so this a great idea for people to have. Yes it reduces my confidence...


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!...


What's 15 minutes?

I started the test then hopped in the shower to keep my mind off the test. It honestly feels like...


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...


Confidence

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


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...


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...


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...


GREAT TEST

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


help

Should I do the Biosure HIV test in the morning while I have not eat anything to improve the...


IS 90 days enough?

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


Some question about Biosure Kit

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


concerned

Hi. A few weeks ago I had a trip to UK and a friend bought 2 test to bring them to South America ....


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...


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...


Unsure

I done a test, however it was not pushed the whole way down the buffer pot. The blood did move up...


Testing negative

The warning on the biosure website reads, "If your test is negative it does not mean you are...


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...


stress

I'm a heterosexual guy but have slept with alot of partners and done some silly things,never really...


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...


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...


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....


Just want to say thanks...

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


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,...


Still worried.

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


A question.

If you have HIV symptoms and you take an HIV test because of symptoms, will the test detected the...


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...


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...


will sleep after long

I did put myself at risk last year in october. From that time onwards it was continously bugging me...


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...


Anxiety and education

For those who know the unfortunate grasps of anxiety, this kit is a such a great invention. I...


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...


I live in Italy

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


Experience

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


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 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...


Get tested

I learnt of my HIV status after donating blood. I never thought that as a straight male I could be...


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...


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....


I'm a medical student....

I'm a medical student with some long term lymph nodes in my neck. I always try to practice safe sex...


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...


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...


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...


worried about lancet depth

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


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 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...


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...


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...


My Self Test

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


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 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...


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...


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...


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...


Share your experiences of using the test

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


HIV self-testing

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