↵Get Rid of the Clap STD

the clap STD

The Clap STD is a nickname for the common sexually transmitted infection gonorrhea. Today, we’ll explore the symptoms of gonorrhea and the possible origins of “the Clap” alias. Where Did The Clap STD Name Come From? An infection isn’t usually something to be applauded, so where does this bizarre name come from? You’re not the […]

↵Know the Signs and Symptoms of Gonorrhea

signs and symptoms of gonorrhea

Let’s talk about the signs and symptoms of gonorrhea! The Clap, as it’s known “on the streets” is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the United States. It would have to be pretty popular. It’s the only STI with such a clever nickname. In the United States alone, The Centers for […]

↵Stamp Out the Clap STD

clap std

The Clap STD is just a colorful name for the common sexually transmitted infection, gonorrhea. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that there are approximately 820,000 new infections of gonorrhea each year. The fact that the clap STD is “popular” enough to earn a nickname, should give you an idea of just how […]

↵What is the Clap?

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 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 […]

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 […]

↵Cracking Down on The Clap: Symptoms of Gonorrhea

symptoms of gonorrhea

Do you know the symptoms of gonorrhea? This deceptive sexually transmitted infection (STI) can be hard to pin down! In fact, it may not show any symptoms at all. At myLAB Box, we want our customers to have as much knowledge as possible. In today’s blog, we’re providing you with a resource that pinpoints all […]

↵What Are The Symptoms of Gonorrhea in Men?

symptoms of gonorrhea in men

Today we’re looking into the symptoms of gonorrhea in men. This is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections in the United States. A recent Center for Disease Control (CDC) study indicated that there were over 555,000 reported cases of the infection nationwide. Often nicknamed “the clap,” gonorrhea can lead to serious consequences if […]

↵Can I Get a Free STI Test?

Can I Get a Free STI Test?

Is there such thing as a free STI test? In short, the answer is yes. However, there are a few factors you may want to consider and some things you’ll need to know before going this route.   Do I qualify? Quite often, to be eligible for free STI testing, you need to meet certain criteria […]

↵Why is it Called ‘Gonorrhea’?

Why Is It Called ‘Gonorrhea’?

The name “gonorrhea” stems from the longer medical name for the bacteria that causes it: Neisseria Gonorrhoeae. It’s not surprising that with a name that difficult to pronounce correctly, the general population refers to it as simply “gonorrhea.” There are many other slang terms for the infection, which can lead to a bit of confusion. […]

↵What Does Gonorrhea Look Like?

What Does Gonorrhea Look Like?

Here’s a shockingly common Google search that brings people to myLAB Box: “ What does gonorrhea look like ?” Well. Welcome! We’re glad you found our website! That said, searching for graphic images of sexually transmitted infections isn’t the best way to diagnose your sexual health! Here’s the course of action we recommend: Stop Searching for “ What […]

What Are The Most Common STD Signs?

What Are The Most Common STD Signs

Order Your At Home STD Test Now What are the most common STD signs? This is a complicated question. It depends on which STDs you’re asking about. Each has its own set of symptoms and signs. Sexually transmitted disease and infection rates are on the rise. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), cases […]

↵5 Common Misconceptions About the Clap

5 common misconceptions about the clap

The clap, otherwise known as gonorrhea, is one of the most widely misunderstood STDs. One would think that with the advent of the Internet, myths and misconceptions about the clap would be at an all time low. Sadly this isn’t the case, and these five misconceptions are still quite common. Let’s clear the air: Myth […]