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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.

STDs And HIV Co-Infection

Order Your At Home STD Test Now For biological and behavioral reasons, having an STD increases your risk of getting HIV. In fact, we now know that STDs such as syphilis and gonorrhea provide easier access for HIV to attack vulnerable cells and tissues of the body. STD co-infections actually increase the infectivity of a […]

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Is It The Flu Or An STD?

Order Your At Home STD Test Now You may not know this, but there are a lot of STDs and STIs that carry flu-like symptoms with them. If you have been sexually active and are experiencing unfamiliar symptoms it might not be the flu. In fact, it could be one of the countless STDs or […]

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Can STDs Cause Birth Defects?

STDs pose a special risk for women who are pregnant and their infants. If a mother is diagnosed with an STD, the fetus is at a much higher risk than normal of becoming infected. STDs and STIs including chlamydia, gonorrhea, herpes, and cytomegalovirus (CMV) can be passed from mother to child during delivery, especially if […]

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Can You Get An STD While Wearing A Condom?

Order Your At Home STD Test Now So what are the chances of catching an STD while wearing a condom? There are a lot of factors that can affect the likelihood of you catching an STD while wearing a condom. The short answer is, yes, you can get an STD while wearing a condom. In […]

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What Is The HIV RNA Test?

Order Your At Home STD Test Now So what is the HIV RNA test? The HIV RNA test is used for the early detection of HIV. With standard HIV tests, the tests measure the levels of antibodies that fight HIV in the body. RNA-based tests detect the actual virus in the blood. Typically, there is […]

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Can You Get An STD From Sharing Food?

Order Your At Home STD Test Now While most STDs die shortly after leaving the body some can survive outside the body for longer periods of time. Hepatitis A is the only type of STD that is easily spread through contaminated drinks and food. Hep A is transmitted usually when fecal matter is ingested. This […]

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What is Penile Discharge?

Order Your At Home STD Test Now Anytime something unnatural happens with your penis, it raises a rightful concern. If you’ve never had penile discharge, then unexpectedly experiencing it is a scary situation. Penile discharge happens when different fluids collect in the urethra and are caused by bacterial infections, viral infections, and yeast infections. The […]

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Urine Trouble: What STDs Cause Frequent Urination?

Order Your At Home STD Test Now When it comes to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), there are quite a number of personal questions. At myLAB Box, one of our most frequent queries is “What STDs cause frequent urination?” Truth be told, we take this very seriously. After all, we’re in the middle of an STD […]

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Painful Urination? Check Your STD Symptoms!

Order Your At Home STD Test Now Are you experiencing painful urination? Do you have a strange burning sensation when you try to pee? Unfortunately, painful urination can be a sign of a sexually transmitted infection (STI) or disease (STD). The truth is, a variety of different things can be causing this stinging sensation when […]

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Can You Have AIDS And Not HIV?

Order Your At Home STD Test Now Contracting HIV or AIDS is a common and regular fear among both old people and young. HIV is a virus that may eventually lead to the much more serious AIDS. AIDS is a disease that affects your body after many years of abuse from HIV. Once HIV weakens […]

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STDs That Cause Dry Skin

Order Your At Home STD Test Now If you’re experiencing itchy skin anywhere on your body, it’s important to know what may be causing it. While there are plenty of nonsex-related reasons for itchy skin, there is a possibility that it is an underlying symptom of an undiagnosed STD or STI. If that itchy skin […]

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How Often Should I Get Tested For STDs?

It’s common for people to wonder how often they should get tested for STDs once they are sexually active. It all depends on how active you are or how many partners you or your partner have been with. In fact, getting tested for STDS once you become sexually active can be one of the most […]

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