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Does it take long to get STD test results?

Does it take long to get STD test results?

Once you’ve provided a sample, the next question on your mind is likely “how long do STD test results take?” Testing for STDs can be stressful. You might be counting the minutes until answers are available. The timing between testing and results varies depending on how and where you’re getting your testing done: How long do […]

What is HSV

Herpes: What is HSV?

We’ve all heard of genital herpes, or more specifically Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV), but just what is HSV? What is HSV? More commonly known as “herpes,” HSV is a sexually transmitted infection that is often categorized by two types of viruses: herpes simplex type 1 (HSV-1, or oral herpes) and herpes simplex type 2 (HSV-2, or […]

What to expect from syphilis treatment

What to Expect from Syphilis Treatment

Before the discovery of modern syphilis treatment, diagnosis was a brutal death sentence. Today, syphilis is sometimes tricky to diagnose, but easily cured. If left untreated, syphilis can have serious, harmful effects. What is syphilis? A bacterial infection caused by Treponema pallidum*, the early hallmark symptom of syphilis is genital sores. Aptly known as “The […]

How to not let oral gonorrhea ruin your next date

How to Not Let Oral Gonorrhea Ruin Your Next Date

Oral gonorrhea sounds a lot more unpleasant than it actually is. Symptoms usually don’t go beyond a sore throat and difficulty swallowing. Sometimes, people with oral gonorrhea can feel no symptoms at all, which makes testing even more important. However, a positive test result doesn’t mean your sex life is over. It also may not mean you have […]

10 panel std test

Total Control: myLAB Box’s 10 Panel STD Test

If you’re looking to take absolute control over sexually transmitted diseases and infections, look no further than myLAB Box’s 10 Panel STD Test: the Total Box. The Total Box is the most comprehensive STD test package on the market today. It is also the most complete way to care for your own sexual health. What Infections […]

There's No STD Clinic Near Me. What Should I Do?

There’s No STD Clinic Near Me. What Should I Do?

When it comes to getting tested, the first and most obvious question would be “is there an STD clinic near me?” “If not, what should I do?” For people who live in rural areas, small towns and remote locations, clinical options can be limited. Privacy may also be an issue in smaller communities. Traveling out […]

Catch myLAB Box in Amazon's Portfolia Collection

Catch myLAB Box in Amazon.com’s Portfolia Collection

We want to remind our readers that myLAB Box tests are available on Amazon as well as our website’s store. We’re proud to be partnering with Amazon.com on its Portfolia Collection, a unique program that focuses on women-led startups. Update: Since the initial announcement below, we’ve greatly expanded our test offerings. We now boast the […]

hiv test cost

How Much Does an HIV Test Cost?

We’ve been talking a lot about the signs and symptoms of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in recent blog posts, but just how much does an HIV test cost? Regular testing is the best method for protection against sexually transmitted infections, or STIs. We understand that cost is a serious issue for many people. We realize that […]

What are the Benefits of an At Home STI Kit?

What are the Benefits of an At Home STI Kit?

Testing for sexually transmitted infections (STI) has never been easier, thanks to the creation of the home STI kit. myLAB Box was the first company to offer a fully-lab-certified home STI kit. Recently, we expanded our offerings even more. We now provide the most comprehensive selection of home STI test packages available today. That’s great news […]

Why the clap isn't as scary as you think

Why the Clap Isn’t as Scary as You Think

Gonorrhea, more commonly referred to as ‘the clap’, is the fourth most common sexually transmitted infection in the U.S. The reason it’s not as scary as you might think is that it’s completely curable when detected early. There are many myths and misconceptions surrounding the clap, so some people are reluctant to even test for […]