The Safe Is Sexy Blog

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Can You Get Trich From A UTI?

Order Your At Home STD Test Now Trichomoniasis is caused by a single-celled organism called Trichomonas vaginalis. This organism is found in urinary tracts, vaginas, and the intestines of women and men. Urinary tract and vaginal infections take place when trichomonas and sexual contact mix in unprotected intercourse. Trich can also spread through bodily fluids […]

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What Are The Stages of Untreated Syphilis?

Order Your At Home STD Test Now Stages, Symptoms, Complications So what is syphilis? Syphilis is a bacterial infection that develops in four different stages. Symptoms and severity will vary depending on which stage you are in. There are four stages: 1.    Primary 2.    Secondary 3.    Latent 4.    Tertiary It’s important to note that the […]

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Can You Test For STDs Without Going To A Doctor?

Order Your At Home STD Test Now We make it easy to get tested for STDs without seeing a doctor: If you’re wondering whether or not you can get an STD or STI test without a doctor, the answer is yes. At myLAB Box™ we offer a wide array of at-home STD and STI tests. […]

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Can Chlamydia Lay Dormant And Be Passed On?

Because chlamydia can be dormant for years without being symptomatic, infected persons may easily transmit the disease to sexual partners without knowing. The ability to lie dormant may also be a reason why chlamydia is so good at hiding in the digestive system despite being eradicated elsewhere. Chlamydia is one of the most common STDs […]

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Can I Get An STD Without Having Sex?

Order Your At Home STD Test Now We know that the ‘S’ in STD stands for sexually, so you’re thinking the only way you can contract and STD is through sex, right? Unfortunately, no. STDs can spread without sexual contact. Things like kissing a loved one or family member, having oral sex, sharing contaminated food, […]

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Can Hepatitis C Be Transmitted Through Sperm?

Order Your At Home STD Test Now Hepatitis C is a contagious liver disease caused by HCV, the hepatitis C virus. The disease is passed from person to person. Common to many other infections, Hep C lives in blood and bodily fluids. Can Hep C be transmitted through sperm? Yes, Hep C can be transmitted […]

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Can You Catch STDs In A Dorm Room?

Order Your At Home STD Test Now School is in session and colleges are bustling with students preparing for the academic year. Are there hidden dangers for students moving into dorm rooms? Some students may wonder if it is possible to contract a STD simply from being in a dorm room, sitting on the bed, […]

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Can You Sleep With Someone With An STD And Not Get It?

Order Your At Home STD Test Now The best way to avoid contracting an STD is to not have sex. However, this isn’t most people’s favorite choice. A lot of STDs show no signs or symptoms. Your next potential partner may not even be aware they are infected. You can sleep with someone with an […]

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How Long Does Hep C Live Outside The Body?

Order Your At Home STD Test Now Hepatitis C is the leading sexually transmitted disease among baby boomers. Adults that were born between 1945 and 1965 are 5 times more likely to contract Hep C. Hep C can cause severe liver damage and possibly liver cancer. There are many ways in which Hep C can […]

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What Happens To Men And Women When Gonorrhea Is Untreated?

Order Your At Home STD Test Now While you could have gonorrhea and live with it without knowing, there are some long-term side-effect if it goes untreated. In females it can spread into the reproductive tract and produce issues with the uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries. This is called pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). This causes […]

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What Happens If HPV Is Left Untreated?

Order Your At Home STD Test Now HPV affects millions of Americans and has become the most prevalent STD in the United States. Although there is a vaccine available now, millions of unvaccinated Americans have already been infected or become newly infected every year. There are more than 100 different strains of HPV, some of […]

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What Causes HPV In Females?

Order Your At Home STD Test Now Human papillomavirus (HPV) affects more than 79 million Americans. It is currently the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI) in the United States. While there are several varieties of HPV the most severe cases can cause genital warts and cancer. Because HPV infections are more prominent for women […]

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