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.

What is the Incubation Period for Chlamydia?

A sexually transmitted infection (STI) doesn’t always strike immediately. Take chlamydia, for example. This is one of the most common STIs in the United States. In fact, the CDC* estimates that are roughly 2.86 million chlamydia infections each year. Considering that this STI is so rampant, we often receive questions about the incubation period for […]

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Should I Use a Syphilis Test At Home?

It’s time to take a syphilis test. Believe it or not, syphilis is still a serious threat. It’s true. According to the CDC, there were roughly 88,000 new cases of syphilis (all stages) in 2016. More often than not, many infected men and women may not realize their status for years. Without proper treatment, syphilis […]

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Your Combination STD Test Panel Options

A combination STD test panel allows you to screen for multiple sexually transmitted infections at once. Truthfully, this option gives you a much fuller picture of your health than testing for only one infection at a time. After all, if you are sexually active, there are a number of STIs that you may be at […]

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The Best Place to Get Tested for STDs

When you picture the best place to get tested for STDs, it probably doesn’t look like your local clinic. Chances are, your clinic is a cold, white, sterile office. Its waiting rooms are probably overcrowded with outdated magazines and uncomfortable seating. Let’s face it, clinics serve an important function, but they are usually anything but […]

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How to Get Rid of the Clap

Do you know how to get rid of the Clap? Of course by “the clap,” we’re referring to gonorrhea. That said, before you can clear a gonorrhea infection, you first need a thorough screening. Today we’ll talk about the infection, how to screen for it and how to treat it. And just for fun, we’ll […]

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How Long Does it Take for an STD to Show Up on a Test?

You may be wondering: “ How long does it take for an STD to show up on a test?” We assure you – you’re not alone! This is a common, and smart, question to be asking. After all, you want to make sure that your test results are as accurate as possible. Unfortunately, the answer […]

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The Gonorrhea Test You Can Take From the Comfort of Home

Who wants to go through a big hassle of taking a gonorrhea test in a clinic when you can easily take one at home? When you’re testing for sexually transmitted infections on a routine basis, the process can seem like a tedious ritual. Make an appointment. Take time off from work to go to the […]

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How to Test for STDs at Home

Let’s talk about how to test for STDs at home. Sexually transmitted infections and diseases are more prevalent than you may think. Fortunately, you can screen yourself at any time and from any place! Why Should I Consider Testing From Home? Affordability Testing at home is an innovative technology that everyone should consider. For example, […]

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Simplify Your Life With a Home STD Test Kit

A home STD test kit can simplify your life considerably. Testing for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can be a pain, but testing at home makes the process easier every step of the way. After all, once you consider how long STD testing at a clinic can take, you’ll be thankful for the accuracy, affordability and […]

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Why Testing for BV Can Improve Women’s Health

Testing for BV can improve your health because without testing you may not even realize you have an infection.  Remaining blissfully unaware may seem like a great option to some. However, it never is in the long run.  If left untreated, a BV infection can cause serious complications. You see BV, or Bacterial Vaginosis, occurs […]

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I Got My Lab Box from myLAB Box!

How do I get my lab box from myLAB Box? Below, we have all the info you need about what tests you can order and how the at-home testing process works. When creating myLAB Box, its founders wanted to develop a way for people to be able to easily and quickly take control of their […]

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Recognizing the Signs of BV

Do you know the signs of BV? By “BV,” we’re talking about Bacterial Vaginosis.  Recognizing the symptoms of this infection is absolutely the key to having a healthy vagina. In today’s blog post, let’s learn about this common vaginal infection and learn to recognize the signs of BV. If you’ve read up on our recent […]

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