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.

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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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The Best Place to Get Tested for STDs

When you picture the best place to get tested for STDs, it probably doesn’t look like your local clinic. Chances are, your clinic is a cold, white, sterile office. Its waiting rooms are probably overcrowded with outdated magazines and uncomfortable seating. Let’s face it, clinics serve an important function, but they are usually anything but […]

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Can You Get a Chlamydia Infection in Your Throat?

Can you get a chlamydia infection in your throat? You absolutely can. In fact, it’s more likely to happen than you may think. You see, chlamydia is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections in the United States. Unfortunately, most people don’t consider the possibility that they can get an infection anywhere but the […]

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How Can I Test for STDs At Home?

You may be wondering: how can I test for STDs at home? If that’s the case, you’ve come to the right place! After all, myLAB Box is the first nationwide at-home testing-to-treatment service for sexually transmitted diseases and infections. How Can I Test for STDs At Home? Testing at home is simple. With a few […]

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Don’t Forget This Item On Your College Checklist

While many of you are preparing to head back to college this month, don’t forget your STD home tests! We know, they aren’t on your typical list of notebooks, highlighters, and pens. However, if you are sexually active, STD home tests are a must-have on your college shopping list. Prepare to Be Safe First things first, […]

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Why Use an STD Home Test Kit If You Have No Symptoms?

If you don’t have any symptoms, why should you bother with an STD home test kit? Well, just because there aren’t any detectable signs, does not mean that you’re in the clear. The fact remains, sexually transmitted infections and diseases often don’t present easily noticeable symptoms. While one in three people carry an STD, a […]

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