The Safe Is Sexy Blog

Enjoy a happier and healthier sex life with tips and news from the myLAB Box Blog! There is no better day to start than today.

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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How Long Does It Take to Get STD Test Results?

How long does it take to get STD test results? If you order your test using myLAB Box’s at-home testing kits, you’ll find that the wait time isn’t very long at all. Read on to learn more! How Long Does It Take to Get STD Test Results? When screening yourself with a myLAB Box test […]

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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 […]

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Your Chlamydia Home Test Kit Also Screens for Gonorrhea

Testing for chlamydia at home can be convenient, easy and affordable. Really, what’s better than that? Well, we’ll tell you! When you use one of myLAB Box’s chlamydia home test kit options, you will be screened for gonorrhea as well. That sounds like a win-win to us! Testing Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Together No matter which […]

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