Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted bacterial infection that does not always produce symptoms. It’s important to routinely screen for Chlamydia, as it can cause serious health problems, and is thankfully very easy to test for. Both EverlyWell and myLAB Box offer standalone Chlamydia tests.
Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted bacterial infection that, if left uninfected, can cause serious health problems, such as pelvic inflammatory disease. Both EverlyWell and myLAB Box offer standalone Gonorrhea tests.
Hepatitis is a disease that affects the liver, and can be contracted through exchange of bodily fluids. Hepatitis is one of the leading causes of liver cancer and can often produce no symptoms, meaning that patients can have the disease for many years before getting diagnosed. Both EverlyWell and myLAB Box offer standalone Hep C tests.
Herpes is a viral infection that can be caused by two types of viruses. Often referred to as oral or genital herpes, the viruses often produce cold sores and painful blister-like sores on the genitals and anus. There is no cure for herpes, but treatment can help infected individuals cope with the virus and minimize…
HIV is a viral infection that attacks the body’s immune system. By killing off immune cells, HIV causes weakened immunity and can make the infected individual much more susceptible to other infections and diseases. HIV cannot be cured, but can be effectively managed. It is crucial to detect the virus early to ensure that AIDs…
Human Papillomaviruses (HPVs) are sexually transmitted viruses that can cause chronic infections and warts. Some strains can even cause cancer if left untreated. You can find more info about HPV tests offered by the top 3 providers here: EverlyWell , myLAB Box , and LetsGetChecked.
Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection that often causes sores, rashes and fever. This infection is especially dangerous to pregnant women, as it can have fatal effects on the unborn baby. Both EverlyWell and myLAB Box offer standalone Syphilis tests.
Trichomoniasis is a parasitic infection that only causes symptoms in around 30% of infected individuals. It can also cause inflammation that makes contraction of other STDs much easier. Both EverlyWell and myLAB Box offer Trichomoniasis tests.