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The Best Place to Get Tested for STDs

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 Its waiting rooms are probably overcrowded with outdated magazines and uncomfortable seating.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 welcoming.

The Best Place to Get Tested for STDs is at Home!

Thanks to innovations in healthcare, the best place to get tested for STDs can now be your own home! Technically, this can be any place that is comfortable and convenient for you. You see, with myLAB Box’s groundbreaking at-home testing service, testing for sexually transmitted infections can be done at any time and from any place. The goal, after all, is to make testing accessible and manageable for everyone. With myLAB Box, not only can you test anywhere, you can also get your results from anywhere you have internet service.

Places to Test From Other Than the Clinic

While we don’t exactly suggest that you try testing underwater or on an airplane, there are few places that you can’t take your myLAB Box testing kit.  Here are some favorite places to test:


There’s nothing quite like the comfort of home, is there? Well, testing from home without ever having to step into a doctor’s office or clinic is just as great! You can even get your results in your pajamas. Sounds like a win-win to us.


Heading (back) to college? Add this must-have item to your back-to-school shopping list. Partying can get a little out of hand in college and we want you to be prepared. Don’t have time to go to your school’s health center? Well, you certainly have 5 minutes between classes to test in your dorm room. As it turns out, that’s all the time you need for a myLAB Box kit.

With Your Friend

Everything is better when you have a support system.  If you’re too nervous to test on your own, try testing at a friend’s place.  Whoever you can talk with openly is a great person to have by your side when you test or get your results. But if you prefer to have some privacy and test on your own, that’s perfectly okay, too. Whatever works for you.

With Your Partner

We’re reinventing the trend: try Netflix, chill, and test instead. Having an honest and totally transparent relationship with your partner opens up trust big time. And trust us, your sex life becomes even more exciting when you know you can trust one another! To make things easy, use a Love Box.  This at-home test kit allows you and your partner to test together for eight common infections each.

How Does At-Home Testing Work?

Your “the best place to get tested for STDs” may differ from someone else’s. And in our world, that’s perfectly fine! Now that you’re hooked on the idea of at-home testing, it’s time to learn how this all works. Lucky for you, the process of at-home testing is as convenient as it gets!

Here’s how it works:

Order a home testing kit online. (You even get free shipping! Better yet, your test kit will arrive in totally discreet packaging.)

Collect a sample using the easy-to-follow instructions. This part only takes about five minutes!

Mail the sample off for testing. Use the pre-paid return envelope that is included with your kit. So, more free shipping!

Receive your lab test results online in just days. Don’t worry, you will receive an email when your results are ready. You’ll just need to log into the secure user portal for your private results.

So, the best place to get tested for STDs? Pretty much wherever you want! That’s the beauty of testing with myLAB Box: the same lab-certified results with none of the hassle and all of the comfort of home.

Reviewed by Luis Ferdinand M. Papa, MD, MHA

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