What You Need to Know about STD Testing at Home
The process of utilizing a at home std test is really simple.
- Order online.
- Receive your test kit.
- Follow the simple instructions to get your samples.
- Drop your samples in the mail with the provided, postage paid envelope.
Collecting your small samples takes less than 5 minutes and you will have your test results in 2-5 days. Using a STD home test is pain free with no needles. It is hassle free with no appointments and no awkward conversations or encounters and most importantly it is stress free knowing your results will be accurate and processed by the best labs in the country. Best of all, included in the cost of your STD testing kit is a free doctor’s consultation (over the phone) if you have a positive test result so you can get treatment.
How Much Does at Home STD Testing Cost?
At home STD testing cost varies based on which STI you are testing against. Prices range from $79 for an individual test to $399 for completely comprehensive 10-panel std test.
Who Should Get Tested?
If you are unsure if you should get tested for a STI, we recommend that you utilize our STD Symptom Checker. By answering the simple questions you will quickly discover which sexually transmitted diseases you are at highest risk of having contracted.
Not showing or experiencing any symptoms does not mean that you do not have an active infection. As much as 80% of people carrying a STD are not aware and are symptom free. Some STIs have incubation periods of up to 6 months from the time of exposure.
Lab Versus Home STD Testing
Their is no difference in the accuracy of the test that is performed. Your at home test will likely be sent to the same processing lab as if you gave you sample in the lab. Lab testing does carry a couple advantages such as confidence in the sample collection and the ability to offer Same-Day STD Testing. However, a lab test requiring a blood sample is going to require a blood draw via needle versus a simple finger prick with the home std test.