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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...


idiot proof!

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


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...


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...


A really great relief

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


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...


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...


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...


HIV home testing

I am a sexually active gay man and have had some unprotected sex. I worried for some time about my...


confident with Biosure

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


using the test correctly

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


I try to do HIV tests regularly

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


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,...


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...


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...


Negative HIV test

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


The kit was very simple

The kit was very simple and easy to use and it is so convenient to be able to self-test in the...


HIV test A+++++++

Arrived super fast, very simple to use and excellent instructions this is a great way to get peace...


Terrified

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


Negative Relief. Get Tested!

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


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,...


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...


How grateful am I?

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


Arrived really fast

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


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...


Negative

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


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,...


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!...


Self testing

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


HIV selftest suited me

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


Hiv Tes

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


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...


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...


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

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


I was an immature idiot, living my life in fear and denial

I was an immature idiot, living my life in fear and denial. Fear that I had it and 'I'd deal with...


I'd put off and avoided ever getting a test

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


I had put off and put off going to get a test in a clinic

I am so thankful for this test. I had put off and put off going to get a test in a clinic or at the...


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 - 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...


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...


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,...


I appreciate the anonymity..

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


"It's value for money and gives closure"

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


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 Self Test - FIRST TIME

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