Talking about home testing for HIV

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Ongoing anxiety

Hi guys, firstly thank you for your service. I understand this type of post is a reoccurring theme – I had a low exposure October 2017 and have used the Biosure product 9 times since; 4 times at various stages during the window period and 5 times outside. Each has been negative. Every time I notice something peculiar with my body I immediately revert back to the anxiety of having HIV. Can I finally put my mind to rest? My last test was 50 weeks post exposure and of course was negative. Thanks!

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Gary Carpenter, BioSure (UK) Limited
 Work on 18th October 2019

Hi Anxious Footballer There is virtually no chance at all that all these tests could be incorrect. My advice is to accept the negative test results and move on. You have done the right thing by testing but there is no need to keep on agonising over this. I hope that this will put your mind at ease. Kind regards Gary Carpenter BioSure (UK) Limited

Anxious footballer
 Used on 18th October 2019

I had around 5/6 negative antibody test and 2/3 antibody and p24 antigen tests after around 5 years of risky exposure. Still I’m anxious. Am I hiv free? Please help so that I can move in my life and concentrate on my other works.

Francesca Bard, BioSure (UK) Ltd
 Work on 25th October 2018

Hi AnxiousFella. Firstly I would like to thank you for choosing BioSure, we are extremely grateful for your feedback. The chances of 1 test giving you an incorrect result is virtually zero, seeing as you have conducted 9 I would conclude your result is negative. We all have many things to worry about in our lives but for you HIV should not be one of them. I would recommend against testing again, unless you have another potential exposure as this will only prolong the acceptance of your negative test result. I hope this has helped put your mind at rest but please don't hesitate to contact me further. Kindest regards Francesca Bard, BioSure (UK) Ltd

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