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.

Anal Chlamydia

What is Anal Chlamydia? Chlamydia is the most commonly-reported sexually transmitted infection (STI) in the country, especially in women 25 and under. A lot of people don’t realize that they could be infected anywhere beyond the genital region. Anal (or rectal) chlamydia diagnoses have been increasing among gay men, from 3 to 10 percent in […]

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Healthcare Elevated: Innovative Trich Testing

At-home testing using home collection is giving the healthcare industry a welcome revitalization. This testing method is a reliable way to screen for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) without leaving home. With myLAB Box, at-home testing using home collection is available for all of the most common STIs in the United States, from syphilis to HIV. […]

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The Only Way to Tell Whether You Have Chlamydia in Your Throat

How do you know whether you have chlamydia in your throat?  Unfortunately, it’s tricky to self-diagnose. However, there is one surefire way to know your status once and for all. Therefore, let’s take this blog post to discuss the only way to tell whether you have chlamydia in your throat. Symptoms Don’t Tell the Full […]

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Add a Love Box Home STD Test to Your Autumn Dating List

It’s officially autumn. That means that it’s the perfect time for watching scary movies while you cuddle with your partner. It’s also the season of the Halloween hook-up. Let’s look at some autumn dating ideas to add to your seasonal checklist! Romance is in the Air Let’s face it, there’s something about the autumn air […]

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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 […]

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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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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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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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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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