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Is 8 weeks sufficient?

Hi first of all I found the test easy and clear to use. I understand that here in the uk 90 days is...


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...


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 negative accuracy

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


5 weeks after potential exposure

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


Confused about my test

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


Test question

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


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...


75 days

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


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...


Information about the reliability of the test

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


BioSure self test

As someone who likes to get tested (for my own reassurance) having not only the test done at home...


82 Days Test

Hi, Iv'e read that the test is reliable at the 3 month mark, i've done my biosure test at 81...


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...


What generation is Biosure test?

Hi, what generation is the BioSure rapid test? I hear that it's 4of them. And what is the diffrent...


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...


Testing window period

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


Hiv and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

Hi Gary, Co-infection with Hepatitis C can prolong the HIV testing window period up to 12 month.....


7 weeks test

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


Faint control line

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


Biosure HIV self test

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


IS 90 days enough?

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


no reported false negative tests?

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


Question on accuracy

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


Reliabilty of tests.

Can someone tell me the reliability of the tests. I have done two well outside the window period....


Some question about Biosure Kit

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


Crippling Anxiety

A while ago I started to notice some peculiarities with my body and began the process of self...


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...


Anxiety of hiv

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


Very worried

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


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...


Testing my son

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


Control line concern

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


I was wondering

HIV test This is a great testing kit, very easy to use. I was wondering is this a second or third...


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...


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...


I've taken 13 tests since the possible exposure

I've taken 13 tests since the possible exposure I had and after some worrying symptoms, tthey've...


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...


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: The Journey.

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


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...


Positive result

Feeling like committing suicide


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

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


Reliability

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


worried about lancet depth

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


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...


Medical doctor

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


Was my test valid?

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


All the symptoms, Really Scared.

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


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...


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...


Negative - Do i need this confirmed?

All the videos and literature says "if you're positive don't panic - get your results confirmed by...


extreme anxiety

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


positive test line?

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


Get tested

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


4 Biosure Test

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


Storage of HIV self-test kit

When I conducted the HIV self-test I followed the step-by-step instructions carefully. After 15...


is 8 week test accurate?

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


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...


A little worry??

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


Question about the test

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


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,...


Home tested after 12 weeks

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


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,...


accuracy in late stages of hiv

hello would a Biosure self test still be accurate in late stage hiv, or ten years after possible...


A question.

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


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...


2 negative tests

I have taken 2 Biosure tests well outside the window period which have both been negative. Can...


Privacy and peace of mind

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


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...


Results question

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


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,...


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 selftest ("8008")

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


reduce anxiety - be brave

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


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...


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...


I have a question about the test

If you have already developed AIDS, will there be a positive indication?


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...


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...


BioSure HIV Self Test Kits- One of the best products for self-testing I have ever seen and used

I have been using this type of product for more than 10 years when they first came available in the...


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...


Biosure concern

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


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...


..just to be sure...

I live abroad where it is still not possible to buy hiv hometests and so I purchased a test from...


Test sensitivity

Hi, if I have understood well every 1000 positive samples your test could give 3 false negatives...


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...


Still worried.

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


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...


Testing negative

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


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 line

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


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....


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...


chances of false negative

Hi team Biosure,  I had what I thought were symptoms of HIV infection I then used your test at 15...


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...


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...


Negative after 120 days

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


Very easy to test...

Very easy to test, even when you're shaking as I was! I have learning difficulties and found the...


concerned

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


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...


"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...


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...


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 a medical student....

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


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...


Test line question

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


My Self Test

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


possible exposure - condom broke

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


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'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...


I was convinced

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


Disability and the HIV self test

I needed a test, but due to a disability find it hard to get to the clinic. I think this is...


About test line

I test HIV rapid test and test show negative at 20-30 minute. But 3-4 hours later test line show...


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...


unclear line

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


Worried myself sick

Worried myself sick for years after a few mistakes when I hadn't used protection,tried to put it...


doubt about results

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


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...


I have been experiencing symptoms

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


2nd generation test

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


Unsure

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


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...


Negative question

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


Control line Clarification

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


HIV self-testing

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


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...


BioSure Self-Test was great. Package arrived quickly

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


I live in Italy

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


Amazing piece of kit

Amazing piece of kit. After realising I'd not been tested for a couple of years, having taken a few...


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...


home testing kits

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


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...


Great! The test kit arrived really quickly

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


HIV Self test - "great value"

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


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...


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 just wondering

I was just wondering, if the control line appears does that mean without doubt that the test was...


Living in fear for years

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


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...


Scared of getting tested? - PLEASE READ

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


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...


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...


83 days

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


swollen glands and night sweats

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


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...


Test Results

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


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...


Negative

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


HIV selftest was amazing.

HIV selftest was amazing. My nearest GUM clinic is 10 miles away with very restricted opening...


Negative Result after 6 months

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


Result accuracy

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


Think you have all the symptoms? Read my story if you are convinced you have HIV

I just want to share my story for the people who are convinced they have contracted HIV in hope...


extremely anxious

Hi , I bought one of your tests as i have been suffering with serious anxiety because of this. i...


Peace of mind

I had unprotected sex whilst with my ex-boyfriend. He passed on another STD to me but I was too...


Terrified

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


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.....


Share your experiences of using the test

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


Repeat test after 13 minutes results?

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


HIV self test - would definitely recommend

Hi I never really thought there was much chance of me contracting HIV - I've never injected drugs...


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...


chance in a million?

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


Arrived quickly, instructions were simple and easy to follow

Arrived quickly, instructions were simple and easy to follow. The packaging while possibly more...


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...


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...


not sure about result

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


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...


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 appreciate the anonymity..

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


Negative Relief. Get Tested!

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


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...


Persistent flu symptomes, tested twice

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


chances of hiv?

i am worried i may have caught hiv...i had oral sex unprotected a few weeks back and unprotected...


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...


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...


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...


stress

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


12 week negative test with swollen neck

I had unprotected sex over 12 weeks ago. I tested negative on biosure at 11 weeks ( 77days) and...


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...


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...


my cd4 count

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


Feelings of desperate guilt and regret

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


HIV?

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


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...


Promiscuous throughout my early twenties

Having been promiscuous throughout my early twenties I always protected myself against unwanted...


help

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


Paranoid Hypochondriac

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


Question about negative result

Hi there, first of all I would like to thank you for this test! I have severe health anxiety and...


Finally got tested

I have been putting this off for years because I haven't been very sexually active and the few...


Hiv Tes

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


My Test Result

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


Test Result

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


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...


AIDS/HIV?

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


HIV self-test - "very relieved!!"

Living in Jersey there was a little delay with shipping but the organisation I purchased the test...


HIV selftest suited me

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


symptomatic for a couple of weeks

I was symptomatic for a couple of weeks and have done 5 test so far. an elisa at day 32 and using...


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...


sick with worry

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


will sleep after long

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


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,...


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...


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...


I was made to feel ashamed at std clinic

I recently started a new relationship and we both wanted to get tested. It's the first time in my...


BioSure relief

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


Test Question

Hi I recently done a biosure test it came back negative thank god. I purchased one for my...


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...


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...


I met someone online

I met someone online and about a year later, I stupidly started having unprotected with him. We had...


blood sample valid?

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


What is the difference?

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


HIV negative test

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


Test at 40 days

Dear all, 33 days ago had protected sex but I licked for some seconds the penis of my partner -...


Two tests

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


Realy anxious

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


HIV test line

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


Window

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


Lots of symptoms

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


Do I need another test?

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


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...


Experience

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


Unsure about result

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


I had unprotected sex

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


Biosure test

Does this test cover all types of HIV? My possible exposure was from someone originating from...


Buffer pot mistake

Hi ive done 3 test which all came back negative jus realised on the last 1 tho that i wasnt pushing...


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...


Still unsure

Had a fling nearly 10 and half or 11 years ago. Tested negative on biosure self test kit. Does the...


My Anxiety can Stop

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


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...


This was so easy to do..

This was so easy to do and follow  - ordered on a Monday arrived on a Tuesday and really eased my...


Help

Good day On the aids vancouver helpline website they say that most people will have detectable...


Anxiety and education

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


BIOSURE HIV TEST

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


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...


Test Line Orange

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


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...


Hiv home test

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


Test line question

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


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...


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....


8.5 weeks

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


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...


Does the positive line disappear?

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Is that the same?

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Test have to lay down later??

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How sensitive at 18 days?

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HIV FastTest

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Reuse of Test Device

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SO relieved

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Do I have hiv? Test after 40 days?

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I spent years

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Hiv test at nearly 10 weeks

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How accurate at 46 days / 6.5 weeks?

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Help with anxiety please!

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HIV home testing

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I was so scared

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Review

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Floaters

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Amount of blood required?

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Info

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Strong ARS symptoms

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I've been meaning to visit a medical professional for a HiV

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I try to do HIV tests regularly

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Fear and Anxiety

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1st Time Test

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I am a 64 year old female

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Procedure

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Do I need re-test ?

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unknown partner

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I am in big trouble

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can drinking impact result?

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Negative

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Was test reliable?

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oral sex drew blood

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Car transport

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How accurate at 11 weeks?

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Helped my phobia

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Could my saliva affect the test?

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Oral

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test question

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Is the kit sterile?

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Expiry dates on test

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Unprotected with my ex - tested after three weeks

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Taking the test

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my partner and I have been together for 20 years

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shocked that it worked!

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boxes - two types

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I have now done 3 tests

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9 weeks result

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Couldn't be simpler!

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Test line

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


Question for device fall

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


negative

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


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...


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 hiv test

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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...


15 minutes timeframe

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


About to lose my job

Hi I think I've actually lost my mind. I stupidly had unprotected sex - one night stand (vaginal) -...


I had unprotected sex

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


HIV negative

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


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...


should I be worried?

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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,...


Question about test

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


Lancet needle

Hello, I used the lancet needle in the kit but this will sound like a silly question, I used the...


Subtype e

Will this test detect Asian strains of HIV ie the crf01_ae or type e?


test conclusive?

is the test still conclusive if done a few days before the 12 week mark or does it need to be done...


Worries 93

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


A serious question

I used two biosure test recently and I just discovered that all the information (i.e. REF; LOT) on...


The test is very professional, easy to use

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


Relieved

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


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...


Could medication affect result?

Hi, l took a test a few months ago. My test showed negative. However I was taking medication for a...


Negative results

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


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...


Confused

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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...


antiretroviral drugs

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


What is the antigen?

What is the antigen used in the Biosure test? Is it a whole HIV virus - i.e. could you catch HIV...


Arrived really fast

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


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...


So glad I tested

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


Sillyandscared

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


Should I re-test?

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


Positive about being positive

I’d taken a few risks and was nervous about doing a HIV test. My test was positive but doing it...


returnable?

Hi, is my product returnable if I have opened the pouch on the packet? If its unused but I have...


Did the test today

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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...


Supermarket kits?

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


Relief, Easy, Affordable

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


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...


Oral exposure

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


Taken this test

Took test at 12 weeks. It said negative. Should I still be worried?


Confidence

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


I have been worried

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


Relief - thank you

As many have mentioned already the mind is a very powerful thing. I was sick with worry every...


Fairly straightforward and easy to use

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


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...


hiv self test - information

As others have commented, solid packaging, very clear instructions, and detailed information...


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...


need to test again?

I took the test Friday. The results came negative. I was exposed 3months ago. Can I be relieved or...


Instant results provide less anxiety

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


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...


Know your status - Thank you!

After a foolish encounter in December I convinced myself I had contracted HIV. I'd only done oral...


Absolutely brilliant

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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...


Still having symptoms

I sucked on massage therapist nipples for few seconds, apparently she was breastfeeding but I did...


Eliminate doubt with Biosure

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a positive result?

I have just done the test and am concerned as there is a dark red line at the top, but a feint blue...


This was amazing

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Test questions - new partner

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


going out of my mind with worry

Hi, I had a potential exposure 16 months ago. I tested negative at 4 week, 12 weeks, 12 months -...


Peace of Mind

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


Buying a test

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


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...


idiot proof!

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Grateful that self testing exists!

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Asking

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


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...


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 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...


A really great relief

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Private, quick and easy

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


Packaging query

I ordered from Amazon, two kits. Both arrived sealed but the biosure sticker on the white box was...


easy - even with shaking hands!!

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


window period

Hi team biosure - I had just done a biosure self test yesterday 252 days after my encounter with a...


Reliable?

Hi Had a biosure year at 7, 11, 13, 15 and 16 weeks. Had a sore throat for 7 weeks and doctors...


Elite controllers

Hi I have recently been reading a study about Elite Controllers and that rapid tests may give a...


Biosure self test kit

Hi I recently might have had exposure to hiv. I've had symptoms that could be seroconversion. Cold,...


Can I still test?

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


Void sticker

Hi I think I’m panicking but I used a test that looked all intact, the void sticker had the...


I'm still worried

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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...


i did the self test

Hey guys i did the self test a couple of weeks back , cus my head was spinning over a stupid...


I had unprotected oral sex

I had unprotected oral sex from a female escort in November 2017. Blood test after a month for STI...


situation rectified

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


Fast and discrete

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did I use enough blood?

Please help I done the biosure test a week ago it was negative.. but I'm now thinking: did I use...


Feedback and using the lancet

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


THT's free test

What test is the free biosure one the terrace Higgins trust sends out ? 4th gen? Or...?


Finally got myself tested...

Thanks for posting this . Finally got myself tested after months of worry . Convinced myself I had...


It's better to know

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


Quick and very affordable

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Question.

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


Impressed with the kit

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Just tested with home testing kit

I am working abroad and it's illegal for me to be in this country if I have HIV, so, although I get...


is this ok?

Hi had two occasions of unprotected sex male to female about 7 years ago just done home test result...


Just do it!!!

My dad worked with aids patients in the 80s/90s and took me to work with him. I built up a fear of...


Test Line positioning

Hi all, thank you for an incredible piece of equipment. I conducted my test and could see a very...


HIV Home Test

This service is just fantastic, gives peace of mind to those who are like me too scared or nervous...


Get tested!

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


Shadow on test

Im a bit concerned. Im sure my result was negative bit there was a slight red shadow ontop of blue...


Should I re-test?

I took a biosure rapid HIV test after 39 days and the result was negative. Should I re-test again...


Reduced my anxiety

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Ars and testing

Hi, I've used your tests in the past and they have always been a handy, and private way to test...


sti

Can having another unknown condition or sti e.g. syphillis cause the biosure test to show a false...


quick and discreet

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Is the lancet needle safe to use?

I used my biosure test yesterday (my result was negative) and I'm quite concerned about my finger,...


Biosure HIV Self Test South Africa

Hi, I used 5 of your tests in South Africa. One on 13 weeks, two on 14 weeks and another two on...


massive worry

So I had the biosure hiv self test and I have a big concern which is a massive worry. Other self...


Psoriasis

Hi, Please can you advise if the autoimmune response is psoriasis can cause false positives with...


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...


slight angle accuracy

I did a home test from biosure, and it filled with the correct amount of blood, and the line showed...


Wrapping

It says to check the pouch isn’t damaged but what if the clear plastic wrapping around the box is...


Clarification

If a person had symptoms that are likened to HIV seroconversion, so oral thrush, and a rash in the...


Needle-stick injury and HIV Testing

I really need your HELP! I have put myself in the situation and I don't know exactly what to do....


Question on expiry

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


Is the test result valid?

hello, I have recently done the home test I got one line on the letter C which I have been told...


Faint line hours after testing

I'm 18 months since last exposure.I need to find what caused the faint line on my Biobsure test...


completely at home

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


Get Tested

This is the best thing I have ever bought on the internet. After months of worrying I finally...


1 week

Can I test after one week after risk unprotected test?


lovely kit to test with

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


Is this normal?

Hello  - Is it normal for a test to run almost immediately upon placing it into the pot?  It was...


Test effect

I plucked up the courage to use your test again after weeks and months of anxiety. Have used them...


Deliverytime

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


Delivery

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


More than 3 months ago

Good day, More than 3 months ago, i had protected sex but the condom ended up tearing in the...


HIV infection?

I had unprotected sex in January the 23rd/24th to be exact. I have been stressing since that day of...


Very very worried

I really hope you can help. I had protected sex with a CSW on the 16th March, she put the confirm...


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...


80 day test

Hi, I took a biosure test at 80days would this be conclusive?


Fasting

Hi, do I need to fast before taking the biosure test?


Amazing and so simple to use

Four years ago I had an unprotected encounter and I regret it all the time, I started over thinking...


I had a test at my home

I had a test at my home. Then after 20 minutes there was only control line - but after two hours a...


I recently took the test

Hi I recently took the test but forgot to check it was working after 3 mins and didn’t realise...


Period

Hi there, i just wonder if the result is valid if i did the test on my period.


What risk of HIV?

Hi, last year I visited Amsterdam and had protected sex with 3 sex workers. Condoms were used...


Is there a chance

Is there a chance I could get HIV from touching the outside of woman's vagina then later on putting...


risky encounter

I had a possible risky encounter 6 weeks ago. But just looking for some reassurance, I had a 5th...


Symptoms - so worried

Hi Hope you can please help.... My possible exposure was with a CSW 27 days ago, this was...


condom broke

Hi i had a sex n the condom broke so we stop after realising that it was Brocken ,i test with Elisa...


First self test.

Want to say what a wonderful little kit this is! Easy to use, must say prior to using it I was both...


working with blood sample

I am working in a lab where I deal with blood samples of unknown medical history. While working...


I took an oral HIV test

I took an oral HIV test but after an hour a half faint line appeared - what does it mean?


unprotected sex (condom broke)

Hi, I have unprotected sex (condom broke) with a CSW. Got viral fever after 3 day. I got...


blood clear

hi I ran a test my mind was affected by the test and the blood was clear and a little liquid this...


Negative Result

Hi had a couple of unsafe sex episode about five to six years ago I'm male with two separate...


home testing kit

it was pretty straight forward. made a lil error realising after 15mins that i hadn't pushed it in...


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...