Should I Use a Syphilis Test At Home?

Should I Use a Syphilis Test At Home?

It’s time to take a syphilis test. Believe it or not, syphilis is still a serious threat. It’s true. According to the CDC, there were roughly 88,000 new cases of syphilis (all stages) in 2016. More often than not, many infected men and women may not realize their status for years. Without proper treatment, syphilis […]

Is an HPV Home Test Kit Right For You?

Is an HPV Home Test Kit Right For You?

Have you considered taking an HPV home test kit? It’s time to face facts: Human Papillomavirus, or HPV, is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI) there is. If you watch the news, you’ve probably noticed that HPV has been the source of much political controversy. That said, it is a sexually transmitted infection that […]

Symptoms of Chlamydia in Mouth and Throat

Symptoms of Chlamydia in Mouth and Throat

If you’ve ever performed oral sex, you should learn how to recognize the symptoms of chlamydia in mouth and throat areas.  As you may know, chlamydia is one sexually transmitted infection that can infect not only your genitals, but can also infect your throat and rectum. For that reason, let’s take a quick look at […]

Identifying the Early HIV Symptoms in Women

Identifying the Early HIV Symptoms in Women

It is important to recognize early HIV symptoms in women. The earlier you get tested and can begin treatment, the better. HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is an incurable virus that weakens your immune system and is spread through some bodily fluids like semen and blood. HIV can also spread from mother to child during pregnancy, birth, […]

How Much Does HIV Testing Cost From Home?

How Much Does HIV Testing Cost From Home?

How much does HIV testing cost from home? Well, that depends on which test you choose to use. With myLAB Box, no matter which testing option you decide on, your test is affordable even without insurance. In fact, myLAB Box’s at-home tests are only about half of the out-of-pocket cost at most doctor’s offices or […]

Are STD Tests Covered by Insurance?

Are STD Tests Covered by Insurance?

Are STD tests covered by insurance? This is a question we hear quite frequently. Truthfully, the answer can be a bit complicated. Here’s the rundown: Are STD Tests Covered by Insurance? The “Clinic” Answer The short answer here is “sometimes.” The truth is, many insurance companies will cover your first test and it largely depends […]

Your Combination STD Test Panel Options

Your Combination STD Test Panel Options

A combination STD test panel allows you to screen for multiple sexually transmitted infections at once. Truthfully, this option gives you a much fuller picture of your health than testing for only one infection at a time. After all, if you are sexually active, there are a number of STIs that you may be at […]