Talking about home testing for HIV

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Do you advise testing?

Hi there, I am a female who had unprotected oral sex and foreplay with an older man last...


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...


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...


Oral exposure

Had fellatio performed on me (with condom) 12 weeks ago by a woman from West Africa. Had a negative...


Test questions - new partner

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


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...


Do I need re-test ?

Hi. I did 2 BioSure tests after 2 years potential risk. Both negative. Can I rely ?


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...


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...


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...


Window periods

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


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...


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...


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...


Worried out of my mind!

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


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...


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...


Stop Googling, start testing

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


just tested with biosure

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


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...


I'm so scared

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


Scared of getting tested? - PLEASE READ

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


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...


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...


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...


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...


I try to do HIV tests regularly

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


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...


Relieved

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


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...


Very worried

Very worried. I have ordered a test of you, but it has not yet come. I was curious about men so I...


Anxiety of hiv

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


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...


Repeat test after 13 minutes results?

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


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...


test question

I made the test and it was only control line, everything else was completely white. I checked at 15...


i had an exposure 15 months ago

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


I have had 2 bio sure self tests

I have had 2 bio sure self tests. Both negative. My exposure was with a Thai woman in Thailand and...


My Anxiety can Stop

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


Negative HIV test

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


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...


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...


Negative Relief. Get Tested!

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


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 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,...


Why I tested

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


My first instant HIV test

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


BIOSURE HIV TEST

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


HIV neg

Didn't think I had put myself at risk but still nerveracking to test. Thankfully was neg, donated...


Taking the test

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


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...


I had unprotected sex

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


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...


HIV selftest suited me

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


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...


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...


reduce anxiety - be brave

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


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,...


re living my sexual history to remember if I had put myself at risk!

I have had the worst anxiety for the past 2 weeks after someone put the idea in my head that HIV is...


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...


will sleep after long

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


Anxiety and education

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


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...


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 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...


Get tested

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


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....


Medical doctor

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


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...


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...


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,...


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...


Biosure HIV self test

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