I Had HIV Test on my Birthday and it changed my Life

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Birthdays are supposed to be about celebrating with parties, cakes and champagne.

But I chose to celebrate it with having a home HIV Test…. And yes with champagne!

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Yup I did it!

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And it was one of the most liberating thing I’ve done in my life, much more on my birthday :D

I know that this blog post is quite controversial for many, however it shouldn’t be.

The goal of this post is to help spread awareness of taking a test, and make ourselves practice SAFETINESS.

Without ifs and buts. Without worries or non-sense judgements.

And also to ease the unnecessary stress of overly thinking situations…

I’m sharing this to promote another way to show huge love to yourself, for ourselves entirely.



Although I’ve been doing my regular HIV test with my trusted physician, it just happen that she isn’t around when I want to do it. And since I’m a person who doesn’t give trust to new physician that easily, without going my own background check with them (and many paper works, yeah!), she suggested that I should try this HIV test kit.


And so I did.


A week before my birthday last December 2017, I’ve been busy with my laptop and ordered my home HIV test kit, via hivtestkit.ph 

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Thank God for e-commerce, you can do everything in the comfort of your couch. And I mean it - EVERYTHING.

Since I would like to test also the product, I decided to get one (1) Fujibio HIV test kit. 

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hiv test kit available online free delivery

I paid HIV Test Kit Philippines Php875 for my kit and that includes FREE SHIPPING. The delivery takes a week, which is fine with me.

I find it awesome!

After that, I sit back and relax and actually forgot I ordered, hahaha




Then few days after I placed my order, my packaged arrived inside an LBC delivery bag with marked as supplements, so discreet I really appreciate it. And here’s how they packed it inside.

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They treat their product so fragile, that they even wrapped it with bubble wrap! OMG I’m excited!

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The box looks simple and all sealed. I was expecting to be more stylish but, whatever I want it!

And here’s what's inside, yey :D

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1. Fujibio HIV test kit box

2. Fujibio HIV test kit manual

3. Fujibio HIV test cassette

4. A checklist of the content inside the box

5. Buffer (a fluid that is inside a sealed tube container)

6. A fricker

7. An extra sharp needle (just in case the fricker won’t work)

8. Alcohol pad


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When I opened the sealed packet, I realized it looks like a pregnancy test kit!

LOL I know this could be fun.

So before I start my test, I made sure I have a cleaned hands.

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See what I mean?! LOL

FUJIBIO HIV test kit review

Am honestly not used to hurting myself with needles, but then I just imagined this could be like the Disney’s Sleeping Beauty, well only I wouldn’t be sleeping (I wish!).

Using the little device, I got my fresh blood and placed it onto the cassette.

FUJIBIO HIV test kit review

I’ve only placed 2 to 3 drops of my blood, enough for the text. I thought my blood will immediately flow onto that panel, but it didn’t.

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This is why we need to add that buffer fluid.

It’s not that difficult, right?

And this is the most exciting part, and I know for some the most scarier part is....

WAITING....

But I wait very patiently, so not after few minutes, my blood is now moving and I could see vividly the result...

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Yay! My blood gives that one line in a control (C) area which means, I AM NEGATIVE!

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Yay I felt that FIREWORKS INSIDE ME, I WANT TO PARTY!!!!!!

FUJIBIO HIV test kit review

I’m been so OC even in my sex life, and whenever I do it I always value my safety first. Abstinence isn’t going to work for me, and I know myself.

Seriously, after I’ve got my result I happily popped a bottle of champagne!

LOL... this kit is totally cool!

This home HIV test kit is perfect for those who are so OC being discreet, and prefers to do by yourself at the privacy of your home. I know that some are not comfortable with others interviewing you before the test (which I find it unnecessary). Like, if you know that you are active with your sex life, then you now that you need that test, and having that interview makes things all complicated.



Interviews and consultation are being done for a valid of reasons, whoever if you can do it straight then shoot it – no ifs and buts.

I’ve read some FREE HIV Test available in the metro, but I prefer to do it in my home and spend a few bucks for my comfort and convenience. And I don’t like filling-up lots of forms and a volunteer assigned asking me questions, which I only allowed to answer to my family physician (bonded with NDA).

Anyway, spending Php875 (roughly $17.50) is not that huge amount for my health, don’t you think?

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I suggest you have your test as well. It isn’t scary and nothing to worry about. If the result you got is positive, then don’t worry! It isn’t the end of the world, it still can be treated as long as you detect it earlier.

Nothing to worry, ladies and gents.

PS. Next time I’ve buy those 3 to 4 sets coz it seems I’m gonna save a lot (wink).

Disclaimer: This is #NotSponsored post, but I recommend this to you since I tried it first-hand :D

For further inquiries, don’t hesitate to email me!


Go and be beautiful and healthy! Because safety is SEXY :D


Belated Happy Birthday to me, baby!!!


How do you celebrate your birthday? Have you recently tested?


xoxo, Blair




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  1. First of all, I want to greet you a belated happy birthday! Now, that's very convenient having the HIV test kit at home.

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    1. Thank you Erika! And its affordable actually.

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  2. I never knew you could do these tests at home. Good to know.

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    1. Thanks for the innovation by Japan. We can now do it in convenience of our home.

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  3. First of all I have never celebrated my birthday I think the last one I remember is when I was 10 or 12 but I never really mind because I don't take such things too seriously. It's great to test oneself I remember when people would get scared to do it and even doubt themselves but nowadays it's great to do it and be aware because you never know. I got tested four years ago.

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    1. I celebrate my birthday in many ways, mostly in odd ways - but no partying coz I find it too normal :D

      getting an HIV test nowadays becoming more convenient!

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  4. I think it's awesome that one can test for HIV right in the privacy of home. Pricking oneself seems kinda scary for me. Not sure if I can do that! No guts. HAHA

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    1. Hahaha it was fun having this test, and yeah the pricking is quite an excitement.

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  5. It's wonderful we can do these sorts of tests in the comfort of our homes and order them off the internet. Way to go for getting yourself tested! And thank you for sharing the experience with us. I had never really been sure how this worked until now.

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    1. Thank you Lindsey :D

      It was so interesting because doing the test is like having a pregnancy test, LOL. It is so convenient, secured as well. And the instructions are easy to follow.

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  6. I had no idea that at home HIV tests existed! Glad that you're focusing on your health - it's so important to get regularly screened.

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    1. I agree! Now I won't be worried whenever my doctor is not available because I can get this online.

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  7. Thank you for sharing this and discussing how it impacted you! I am an advocate for women's health and self care and this is SOOOO important in all of our communities these days...

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    1. I agree. There shouldn't be an stigma because taking care of our health is normal. I guess the stigma only flares up because of wrong understanding and lack of open-mindedness.

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  8. I had no idea that they offered at home HIV testing. Very interesting.

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  9. OMG! I need to prick the needle to my finger. You so brave ,Blair! This kit indeed convenient and inexpensive.

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    1. Hahaha.
      When I was doing it, I suddenly remember Sleeping beauty!!

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  10. This is so convenient and needed right now. Many people are afraid to get tested due to the stigma. This could really help with privacy issues.

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    1. I agree.

      There is also a free HIV Testing here in Manila, however it is not convenient and applicable for someone like me who are very particular with confidentiality (see, even my doctor have signed an NDA). This kit is convenient, inexpensive, plus safe you can see the result in few minutes.

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  11. Wow I never knew they made at home test for this. Health is so important so this could be a great tool for those who are concerned. It's awesome that you can do this in privacy because some might never get tested because they are too embarrassed to go to the doctor. Super cool!

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    1. I agree. And especially nowadays that information in order to be secured needs legal paper works. I'm glad I found this kit!

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  12. This is amazing,first of all I'm so happy for you and second, the fact that its now a test that can be done at home is so great, when i was younger you had to go to the hospital wait in a huge line wait 3 month for results, this actually makes it so much easier, amazing

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    1. I guess the inconvenience also affects why most are not having this test, plus the confidentiality and stigma.

      But using this kit, you can do it at your home or anywhere!

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  13. I have not done any HIV test at home before. I usually get my blood test from the pathlab or clinic.

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    1. That is awesome too Linda, wherever you feel comfortable :D

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  14. Im afraid to do it myself. I let my nurse friend do it then. Good post and share the awareness. Thanks

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    1. Wherever you feel comfortable Bella :)
      Good thing that we have now many options to take the test, no more reason not to have it.

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  15. I think it's fantastic that this sort of test exists - especially in this day and age. Good on you for taking responsibility and having yourself checked!

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    1. Thank you Elizabeth! There shouldn't be a stigma. Am sharing this to help many that there are ways to get a reliable test.

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    1. Hahaha thanks Jacqueline. It is a necessity. Investing to health is a must!

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  17. I haven't really tried a kit like this. It looks very interesting. Yes, you are right. Investing on health is a nice thing to do.

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  18. I love that you can do these types of test at home. I think once more people find out that you can do these at home, more people will and hopefully it will make everyone more aware of what they may be carrying.

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    1. I agree. I think one huge factor is accessibility and also shyness to visit a hospital and clinic for the test.
      Now that home hiv test kit is available, home that many would encourage to do so. Anyway, it is affordable!

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  19. Naamazed ako.
    Parang PT lng ahh..

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  20. Congrats on getting your HIV test done and for showing that there should be no shame at all in speaking about sexual health. After all the more we raise awareness the more we can help others!

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    1. Thank you Ana!
      I also think that the more we openly talk about it, the better chances that the stigma will vanish and make the test as normal just like having an annual physical exam.

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  21. That's great it was negative! It's so important that we are sensible about our sexual health and take control of our bodies and choices this way. I had HIV testing during my pregnancies routinely and it was always reassuring to see it negative!

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  22. This is such an inspiring and powerful post. Womens health is so important in today's world, including sexulal health. Thank you for being so open and honest about your experience.

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    1. Thank you Danielle for reading my story, My aim is to help everyone to get additional information where to get this home hiv test kit.

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  23. Oh wow they have home tests for that now? A very happy birthday to you. best gift ever!

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    1. Thank you Ching!
      Well, actually I was quite confused at first if I am taking a hiv test or a pregnancy test, LOL

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  24. It maybe unnerving for some people to go to the doctors office, great that you can do it at home. This is super convenient! A great way to see if you have it quickly, so you can get help.

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    1. I agree! And if its happens that someone is positive, then he/she can immediately look for treatment / solution for that. Save from complicated inquiries, etc.

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  25. Good on you for raising awareness and speaking out about this pretty taboo subject. Also I had no idea they did an at home test for this? Makes it so much easier for people who need the test!

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    1. I agree! Very convenient and its not expensive :)

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  26. Interesting. I haven't heard of this before. This seems very convenient for people who don't have time to go to the doctor.

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    1. Exactly!

      And if someone is dating someone and wants to put things into the next level, they can have a simultaneous test.. I think that's cool!

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  27. This is amazing Blair! I never knew that you can self test for HIV. SO brave to do this yearly - great self care. Thank you for spreading awareness and encouraging healthy habits. Blessings, Evelyn, PathofPResence.com

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  28. Congratulations on receiving some very positive news. I can see this being really good for couples, too. Get yourself checked BEFORE you commence to lighting the fireworks. Good job and thanks for sharing!

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    1. Yeah I know right! That's an awesome idea before lighting the fireworks, lol

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  29. I applaud you for doing this. It raises awareness and allows people who may be too scared or bashful to still be tested in the privacy of their home. Bravo!

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  30. I think it's fantastic that this sort of test exists. This is such an inspiring and powerful post. Womens health is so important in today's world, including sexulal health.

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  31. Gosh I didn't know that this was a thing you could do but that's fantastic that you can do something like this at home.

    Ami xxx

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  32. Good for you Blair! raising awareness is very important, we should all be tested!

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    1. Yeah, now I treat it like my annual physical examination. No worries :D

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  33. What an interesting way to spend your birthday, but I'm glad you're taking precautions and really taking care of yourself. I've never done an at home test like this, should really look into it.

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    1. That's awesome :) Thanks for visiting Ania!

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  34. Happy belated birthday! I never knew you could order these tests online. So great to know, thank you for sharing!

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  35. These as home test kits are all quite new to me (and quite expensive by the looks of things?!). In the UK we can readily get tests for diseases like HIV just by going to our doctors. I am glad that you got tested though, because it's all about raising awareness x

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    1. Your shoes is more expensive than this HIV test kit :)

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  36. I love that this is available. Health is Wealth!

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  37. I never knew this type of test can be done at home. Anyways, congrats on receiving good news on your birthday!

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  38. Belated Happy Birthday and cheers for being HIV negative. That calls for double celebrations !

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  39. I love the idea of being able to test at home in the privacy of your own home. I can only imagine how this will become the new thing to do for many other testing products. Awesome to have done this on your birthday! Happy belated birthday to you!

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  40. Thanks so much for sharing this I think it's so important what you did and it's so great to encourage others to do the same!

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    1. Thanks for visiting dear. I hope my story would inspire the others to have their test as well.

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  41. Oh thanks for sharing this. Never knew that such a test could be available online and can be done at home! Cool!

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  42. I really didn't know you could do an at-home test. Thanks so much for sharing! And happy belated birthday :)

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    1. This is so cool! And I hope that many would do the test using this kit, or visiting their doctor.

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  43. I wasn't aware that you could get home HIV tests. I would definitely encourage people to get regularly tested for HIV and other communicable diseases.

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    1. There is always a solution for everything, if we act early and ASAP.

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  44. I always got tested before changing partners (not that many times so, lol) but I prefer to go the old fashioned way in a lab.

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  45. I have never taken an HIV test in general. It's good to know you can order one to take at home. Also congrats on being negative!

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    1. Thank you dear!
      Only have a test when you actually needing it.

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  46. Great that you made the decision to do this. Also nice that people can do this at home.

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    1. Hahaha thank you Sheri! Convenience and privacy are awesome!

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  47. Belated Happy Birthday Blair! Thanks for sharing this, I've always been curious how DIY HIV testing works. I totally agree that safety is sexy!

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    1. Thank you Karla! You may share this post to your friends who wants to know about home hiv test kit.

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  48. It's cool that there is an easy way to test HIV like this. Belated Happy Birthday to you!

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  49. Good to test it for early detection. I think all guys and girls should do the same too.

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    1. I agree. If we treat this test just like an annual physical exam, then there should be no stigma, right?

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  50. I didn't even know you could do that! wow the things that are available to us these days. Thank you for bringing awareness to this, i think it a really important subject as i had someone close to me who was HIV positive and getting it detected and treated early is key.

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    1. Thank you Sheleen, I hope that your friend is alright and having the treatment needs, There is always a solution on everything. Never lose hope!

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  51. Thank you for sharing this. I do this test on patients all the time and always recommend they buy a at home test for partners.

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    1. Yeah, both should do the test. This is a fun experience, its like having a pregnancy test, :D

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  52. I didn't know this was a thing. It is a great option for those who don't want to go to the lab and get it done. Great that its out there.

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    1. Thank you Lisa! Yeah this is the most convenient and private option.

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  53. Happy belated brithday! Wow this is good news at least you can do it at home. Very helpful to people who's shy to go to hospital and have a test. Yes, it's important to have a regular check up. Keep sharing great products on your blog!

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    1. Thank you Ayesha!
      Nowadays, privacy is luxury so this is well recommend

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  54. Hey Blair, belated birthday wishes, it was indeed very liberating thing you did for yourself on your birthday. never knew these tests can be done online, thanks for sharing the experience.

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  55. Looks like a really cool and interesting things to do during your birthday!! I hope that in Malaysia we could get this kind of kit and test it at home =)

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    1. They ship worldwide dear! This came from Japan :D

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  56. Wow girl, never knew they are home kits! I think it definitely is a game changer because many MANY people don't go to get tested just because of the fact they are scared and ashamed!
    Thanks for sharing!
    xoxo
    Sharka
    http://www.thechicvibe.com

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    1. Thank you babe! Yeah sometimes the main reason of not get tested is because of the stigma and worrying of what others might be thinking. Unlike this kit, they can order it online and do the test on their privacy.

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