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Unsure

I recently used a test kit to check my hiv status. I am concerned that my test may not have been...


Conclusive?

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


Overthinking Until I’m Sick

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


I have been worried

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


Quick result

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


quick and discreet

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


Private, quick and easy

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


I was convinced

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


A story about this quick, easy, and painless test

A few months ago, I had a panic about some stupid unsafe sexual encounters I'd had a few weeks...


Window

Good day Quick question. Going back on some of your answers I see you say 4 weeks, only 50%...


A really great relief

A really great relief to have access to this simple and quick test which arrived within 24hrs of...


Quick and very affordable

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


Control line concern

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


blood sample valid?

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


Peace of Mind

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


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...


I was always so scared to get tested

I highly recommend the Biosure test. I have just completed mine in the privacy of my own home, with...


Test after a few encounters

I was worried about it and the nearest testing clinic is 30 miles away from me, so when I heard...


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

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


Anemia?

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


i had an exposure 15 months ago

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


HIV negative

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


Absolutely brilliant

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


taking the blood sample wasn't bad at all

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


first time I tested myself for HIV

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


THT free test

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


I thought I was low risk

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


The test is very professional, easy to use

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


I wasn't looking forward to doing the test

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


nearest STD/GUM clinic is 3 buses away

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


Arrived really fast

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


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...


Fairly straightforward and easy to use

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


Negative

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


Negative

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


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...


My first instant HIV test

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


Home testing kit

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


Couldn't be simpler!

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


Excellent Home Test for HIV

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


HIV Neg : Quick and easy testing

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


Taking the test

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


Self testing

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


Help!

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


Home tested after 12 weeks

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


You are going to survive

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


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...


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...


reduce anxiety - be brave

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


Very useful - hope it will reach 100% accuracy soon

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


Living in fear for years

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


waiting for tests at clinic is stressful

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


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...


Reduced my anxiety

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


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...


Taking the test

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


BioSure Self-Test was great. Package arrived quickly

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


Just out of a longterm relationship

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


Quick. Discrete.

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


I live in Italy

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


too worried to go and be tested for fear of being seen by someone I know

A few years ago I made some bad decisions and had unprotected heterosexual sex with a number of men...


I'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...


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...


Medical doctor

As a medical professional and the end of the day one who is in the risk group of getting HIV I can...


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...


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...


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...


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 - "great value"

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


HIV Self-Test: The Journey.

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


Great! The test kit arrived really quickly

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


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...


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...


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...


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,...