The Safe Is Sexy Blog

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Don't Mistake These Chlamydia Symptoms In Women For Other Ailments

Don’t Mistake These Chlamydia Symptoms in Women for Other Ailments

Chlamydia symptoms in women can be mild, or they can be obvious and unpleasant. It’s just as common for women to feel no symptoms at all. This is the unfortunate reason the infection is so common. (Learn more about STD symptoms with the myLAB Box guide: When there aren’t any symptoms–or when symptoms are […]

std trichomoniasis

Know Your STD: Trichomoniasis

The STD Trichomoniasis (or “trich”) is considered to be the most common sexually transmitted diseases (STD). It’s also one of the least well-known. In fact, you may have never heard of it at all. Let’s change that! For something you may have never heard of, the STD trichomoniasis is much more common than you might […]

Mild, Medium and Hot Symptoms of STI

Mild, Medium and Hot Symptoms of STIs

You should think of the symptoms of STIs as a spectrum. They can be non-existent, or they can be really painful and unpleasant. In fact, some symptoms can be easily confused with other conditions like the cold or flu. Read more about STD symptoms here: To illustrate the point, think of the symptoms of […]

where to get tested for chlamydia

Do You Know Where to Get Tested for Chlamydia?

Do you know where to get tested for chlamydia? The answer is closer than you might think. You can test yourself right from the comfort of your own home! What is Chlamydia? We’ve discussed chlamydia a lot on the myLAB Box blog. Along with gonorrhea, chlamydia is one the sexually transmitted infections (STIs) that our […]

What Is The Clap Doing To Your Body?

What is the Clap Doing to Your Body?

What is the clap (also known as gonorrhea) doing to your body? To know when to get tested, you should know the symptoms of one of the most common STIs. Check out myLAB Box’s full STD symptoms guide here:   What to look for, from top to bottom That sore throat may not be the […]

Why you can't get a free home STI test

Why you can’t get a free home STI test

Like unicorns and Santa Claus, a free home STI test is, sadly, reserved for the world of fantasy. Here’s why:   Science isn’t free Remember how syphilis used to be a death sentence? Well thanks to science, we can now cure it with a single needle. In addition, we have the incredible ability to create […]

When the best STD health clinic is right at home

When the Best STD Health Clinic is Right at Home

A number of unpleasant factors keep people from walking into an STD health clinic. Each factor contributes to the rise of undiagnosed STDs that continue to go untreated and are then passed on to new partners. The dreaded waiting room Finding time to get yourself to a walk-in STD health clinic is hard enough in […]

places to get tested for STDs

Where are the Best Places to Get Tested for STDs?

Ever think it was possible for your very own home to be among the best places to get tested for STDs? With myLAB Box, that’s no longer a what-if, but a right-now, kind of option. Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and diseases are more prevalent than ever before. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently […]

Why You Can’t Always Get Same Day STD Results

Why You Can’t Always Get Same Day STD Results

When it comes time to get tested, same day STD results are everyone’s obvious preference. The truth is that while many clinics, labs and other STD testing services will throw around the term “same day STD results”, it can take anywhere from a few business days to several weeks to get results. But why? There […]