The Safe Is Sexy Blog

Enjoy a happier and healthier sex life with tips and news from the myLAB Box™ sexual health Blog! There is no better day to start than today.

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: https://www.mylabbox.com/resources/std-symptoms-guide/) When there aren’t any symptoms–or when symptoms are […]

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Mild, Medium and Hot Symptoms of STI

↵Mild, Medium and Hot Symptoms of STIs

You should think of the symptoms of Sexually Transmitted Infections (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: https://www.mylabbox.com/resources/std-symptoms-guide/ To illustrate the point, think of […]

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What Is The Clap Doing To Your Body?

↵What is the Clap?

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 Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs). Check out myLAB Box’s full STI symptoms guide here: https://www.mylabbox.com/resources/std-symptoms-guide/   What to look for, from top to bottom That sore throat may […]

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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 Sexually Transmitted Infection (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 […]

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3 reasons why out of any STD, crabs isn't that bad

↵3 reasons why out of any STD, crabs isn’t that bad

While nobody wants to get an STD, crabs is pretty low on the list of ones to avoid. It’s technically an STD, but crabs doesn’t nearly measure up to genital herpes or even chlamydia when it comes to consequences. Here are three reasons why crabs really isn’t that bad:   It’s hard to miss As […]

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5 Reasons Why Walk In STD Testing Isn’t for You

5 Reasons Why Walk In STD Testing Isn’t for You

Walk in STD testing isn’t for everyone. That’s a normal feeling to have, and you definitely aren’t alone. If any of the following reasons sound familiar, you know that walk in STD testing isn’t for you.   1. Waiting rooms are the worst Waiting in a room full of people isn’t anyone’s idea of fun. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Is There Such Thing as an Instant Chlamydia Test?

Is There Such Thing as an Instant Chlamydia Test?

The short answer is yes: an instant chlamydia test does exist. When it comes to getting STI results, most people would agree that faster is better. However, while fast is great, accurate is best and rapid testing is not always accurate testing.[1][2]   Two types of tests “Instant” tests do exist, and they can provide results […]

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Test for an STI at Home

↵Test for an STI at Home

Testing for an Sexually Transmitted Infection, or STI, at home is no longer just a dream. At-home STI test kits are a convenient reality and they’ll ship to your front door anywhere in the U.S. myLAB Box is the first nationwide home STI test service, built to put you in control of your sexual health.   […]

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Even with Chlamydia Women can Enjoy a Great Sex Life

Women with Chlamydia can Enjoy a Great Sex Life

Order Your At Home STD Test Now When it comes to chlamydia, women aged 14-24 have a 1 in 20 chance of being infected.* They may have once been the exception to the rule, but STDs are a part of life. However, your sexcapades needn’t take a sabbatical. Home STD tests make detection and treatment […]

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How Do You Get Gonorrhea?

How Do you Get Gonorrhea?

Order Your At Home STD Test Now How do you get gonorrhea? Well, the CDC estimates* about 820,000 new cases of gonorrhea in the US each year. Many people are finding out just how easy it can be to contract gonorrhea. There are a few contributing factors to consider. Online Dating Gone Right (And Then […]

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