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.

 

How Long After Chlamydia Treatment Should I Retest?

How Long After Chlamydia Treatment Should I Retest?

Asking “how long after chlamydia treatment should i retest?” is just as important as testing and treatment in the first place. After all, chlamydia is the second most common infection in the United States. In fact, an estimated 2.86 million infections occur every year. Of these, an estimated two-thirds of those new infections affect youth […]

In-Your- Throat Chlamydia Symptoms to Look Out For

In-Your- Throat Chlamydia Symptoms to Look Out For

Chlamydia comes in several varieties. The oral variety is trickier to test for than you may expect. Today, we’ll review the most common throat chlamydia symptoms. After this, we’ll show you how to screen for this particular sexually transmitted infection. How Can Someone Catch Chlamydia in the Throat? As the second most common STI in […]

What is the Clap STD?

What is the Clap STD?

Ah, the age-old question: “ what is the clap STD ?” We’ve heard it mentioned in movies and have used it as a slang term. But do you really know the answer to this “Urban Dictionary” wonder? Simply put, “the clap” is an informal term for the sexually transmitted infection Gonorrhea. The Legend of the […]

How Much is STD Testing at Home?

How Much is STD Testing at Home?

Though it may be the most convenient testing method, just how much is STD testing at home?  Lucky for you, along with being accessible, this method is also very affordable.  In fact, myLAB Box’s at-home tests are only about half of the out-of-pocket price of testing at most clinics and doctor’s offices. What About Insurance? […]

Is There An At-Home AIDS Test?

Is There An At-Home AIDS Test?

Is there an at-home AIDS test? The short answer is “yes, but not exactly.” Instead of an AIDS test, you’ll want to use a Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) test. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are over one million Americans currently living with HIV. Ultimately, this virus can lead to Acquired Immunodeficiency […]

Open Wide: The Value of an Oral Gonorrhea Test

Open Wide: The Value of an Oral Gonorrhea Test

Have you taken an oral gonorrhea test? If you engage in oral sex, you should! Gonorrhea is spreading like wildfire these days. If you’re not testing properly, you might never realize that you’ve been infected. What is Oral Gonorrhea? Contrary to popular belief, a gonorrhea infection isn’t limited to the genital area. In truth, it […]

Blood Simple: Using a Hepatitis C Test

Blood Simple: Using a Hepatitis C Test

Using a home Hepatitis C test is a practical and convenient way to keep on top of your health. This blood-borne virus causes inflammation of the liver. For some, it is a short-term illness. However for many, Hepatitis C can becomes a long-term, chronic infection that causes many complications, including death. The best way to […]

Should I Use a Home Trichomoniasis Test?

Should I Use a Home Trichomoniasis Test?

Should I use a home trichomoniasis test? We sure think so! When it comes to trich, almost everyone should be tested. Put simply, trich is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections. In the United States, an estimated 3.7 million people are carrying trich. Unfortunately, the tricky part about trich is: many of these […]

Choosing the Right Gonorrhea Test For You

Choosing the Right Gonorrhea Test For You

No matter what your lifestyle, myLAB Box has a home gonorrhea test to fit your needs.  In fact, there are testing options available for gonorrhea and chlamydia than any other infection we screen for.  After all, Gonorrhea is the fourth most common sexually transmitted infections in the United States!  We mentioned chlamydia as well, since […]