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.

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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Is STD Testing Covered by Insurance When You Test at Home?  

Is STD testing covered by insurance when you test at home?  For starters, many people don’t even have insurance. Plus, those who do often still need to pay for some tests out of pocket.  However, myLAB Box’s test kits are designed to be affordable for everyone regardless of their insurance status. Is STD Testing Covered […]

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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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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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How Much Does an STD Test Cost at Urgent Care?

You may be wondering: how much does an STD test cost at urgent care? The truth is, there isn’t a clear cut-and-dry answer to this question. Since you’re asking, clearly you realize that testing is valuable. That’s a great way of thinking! Clearly you’re taking the correct steps to care for your own personal health… […]

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How Long Does it Take to Get STD Results Back From a Clinic?

A common question from those who need to test for sexually transmitted infections is “ how long does it take to get STD results back from a clinic ?” The fact that you’re looking to get tested is a great start! Unfortunately, the answer to this question may deter some people from following through with […]

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How Long Does it Take for an STD to Show Up on a Test?

You may be wondering: “ How long does it take for an STD to show up on a test?” We assure you – you’re not alone! This is a common, and smart, question to be asking. After all, you want to make sure that your test results are as accurate as possible. Unfortunately, the answer […]

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The Gonorrhea Test You Can Take From the Comfort of Home

Who wants to go through a big hassle of taking a gonorrhea test in a clinic when you can easily take one at home? When you’re testing for sexually transmitted infections on a routine basis, the process can seem like a tedious ritual. Make an appointment. Take time off from work to go to the […]

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