The Safe Is Sexy Blog

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common STI symptoms in men

What are the Most Common STI Symptoms in Men?

Last week, we examined the major STD symptoms women experience, so now let’s take a look at the most common STI symptoms in men. Who is In More Danger? Men or Women? That’s sort of an unfair question. Most sexually transmitted infections and diseases can affect men and women differently. Men tend to suffer from […]

Watch out for these HSV 1 symptoms

Watch Out for These HSV 1 Symptoms

The oral herpes virus (HSV type 1) is spreading an increasing rate*, so watch out for these HSV-1 symptoms after sex.   Transmission Herpes is relatively easy to spread (it’s the second most common STD**), and because infections may not show signs for weeks or years at a time, many people don’t know they have […]

An Alternative to Quest Diagnostics STD Testing

An alternative to Quest Diagnostics STD testing

The inconvenience of scheduling an appointment, going to a clinic, and answering awkward questions is a common reason why people may avoid services like Quest Diagnostics STD testing. There’s an alternative to clinic-based STD testing, with the same quality and reliability as a clinic-based STD test. At home STD tests take the drudgery out of […]

The Benefits of an At Home STI Test Kit

The Benefits of an At Home STI Test Kit

Why are so many people choosing to use an at home STI test kit? Well, when it’s time to get tested (and let’s face it, if you’re sexually active, it’s definitely time to get tested) a trip to the clinic can be really unpleasant. Sitting in waiting rooms, doctors poking and prodding, answering awkward questions, and […]

std symptoms women

Most Common STD Symptoms: Women

Today, we’re taking a look at the most common STD symptoms women may experience. Generally, most sexually transmitted infections and diseases will affect men and women in similar ways. But if every infection was an equal-opportunity offender, that would actually create a far less complicated scenario for medical professionals! We’d have much simpler guidelines on […]

signs and symptoms of chlamydia

What are the Signs and Symptoms of Chlamydia?

Do you know the signs and symptoms of chlamydia? You will by the end of this blog post! Chlamydia is one of the most frequently contracted sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the United States. In fact, it’s so “popular” that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that there have been roughly 1.5 […]

10 Signs of STD in Men

10 Signs of an STD in Men

Many people aren’t familiar with the symptoms of an STD in men. In fact, some of the signs may surprise you. Here’s a quick and easy checklist if you aren’t sure!   1. Discomfort or burning sensation after urination This symptom accompanies a variety of STDs from trich* to the clap. Burning or discomfort after […]

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Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Mouth STDs

At myLAB Box, we’re happy to tell you everything you always wanted to know about mouth STDs! Did you know that it’s possible to contract a sexually transmitted infection or disease through oral activity? That’s a question that just rolls off the tongue! Unfortunately, it’s also very true. Mouth STDs? Seriously? Sadly yes, there is […]

10 signs of an STD in women

10 Signs of an STD in Women

Here are the top 10 signs of an STD in women:   1) Itching Not to be confused with a periodic tickle or even a one-off scratch session, itching that may indicate a need for concern is incessant and overwhelming. Originating from inside the vagina, this itch won’t be tamed and is usually accompanied by […]