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Your At Home Test for Herpes: What You Need to Know

Your At Home Test for Herpes: What You Need to Know

Do you have some questions about taking an at home test for herpes? A lot of our customers certainly do. We are frequently asked about testing options. These can include: “What exactly is herpes?” “What are the Symptoms to HSV-2?” “Why use an at home test for herpes like HSV-2?” In today’s post, we’ll shed […]

The Oral Chlamydia Test and You

The Oral Chlamydia Test and You

Have you ever performed oral sex? If that is that case, you should consider taking an oral chlamydia test.In this blog post, let’s explore the chlamydia symptoms and cases that often go undiscussed, unnoticed, and undiagnosed. Chlamydia in the Throat: Ignorance is NOT Bliss At the very least, most sexually active people have probably at least […]

Genital Herpes Test

Genital Herpes Test

You’re considering a herpes test but there are a lot of questions flying through your head. What exactly is genital herpes? What are some signs that I have herpes? Genital herpes is a common sexually transmitted infection (STI) that is caused by either  herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) or type 1 (HSV-1) .. There […]

What is the Incubation Period for Chlamydia?

What is the Incubation Period for Chlamydia?

A sexually transmitted infection (STI) doesn’t always strike immediately. Take chlamydia, for example. This is one of the most common STIs in the United States. In fact, the CDC* estimates that are roughly 2.86 million chlamydia infections each year. Considering that this STI is so rampant, we often receive questions about the incubation period for […]

Are At Home STD Tests Accurate?

Are At Home STD Tests Accurate?

We hear it time and again: “Are at home STD tests accurate?” We understand the concern.  Home STD tests are a foreign idea to many people. Testing at home is a new, innovative approach to healthcare. That said, once you try it, you won’t know why you ever waited!  So, let’s clear the air and take […]

How Much Does a Chlamydia Test Cost?

How Much Does a Chlamydia Test Cost?

Your at-home chlamydia test cost will depend on which test kit you choose. Luckily, this is one time in life when having many choices is a good thing! There are basic standard tests that screen for single infections. In addition, there are several combination test kit options available.  Your chlamydia test cost will vary based […]

Chlamydia Symptoms in Mouth and Throat to Look Out For

Chlamydia Symptoms in Mouth and Throat to Look Out For

Do you know about oral chlamydia symptoms in mouth and throat? While chlamydia is among the most common sexually transmitted infections (STI), it requires testing  to detect. In 2016, the CDC* reported over 1.5 million cases of chlamydia in the United States. Over one million of these cases were reported among women; over 500,000 cases […]

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 […]