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.

Gonorrhea Symptoms in Women

↵The Clap: Gonorrhea Symptoms in Women

We’ve spoken about “The Clap” before, but today we’re taking a closer look at gonorrhea symptoms in women. Gonorrhea is the second most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. Make no mistake: it is absolutely on the rise. A Center for Disease Control (CDC) study from 2015 said there were 400,000 reported cases […]

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How Do I know When To Get Tested for STDs

↵How Do I Know When to Get Tested for STDs?

With STD rates on the rise, the question on everyone’s mind is: “How do I know when to get tested for STDs?” According to the Center for Disease Control, rates of gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis cases have all shown significant increases since 2014. Similarly, there has also been a massive spike in HIV cases. Sexual […]

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How Long Do STD Test Results Take?

↵How Long Do STD Test Results Take?

If there’s one question we hear more than any other, it’s probably: “How long do STD Test results take?” When you consider how many sexually transmitted diseases and infections myLAB Box actually tests for, that can be a complicated answer – but we’ve got you covered. The Short Answer: How Long Do STD Test Results […]

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What are the Signs and Symptoms of Chlamydia

Know the Symptoms of Chlamydia

Chlamydia is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases (STD), but what exactly are the symptoms of chlamydia? Anyone who has suffered from this STD knows how difficult it is to diagnose without regular testing.  It affects men and women in very different ways. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, sexually transmitted […]

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How are Star Wars and STD Testing Alike?

[sh_quote]“Always sheath your lightsaber.” [/sh_quote]It’s a line worthy of Luke Skywalker, but it’s really from a friend—riffing on how Star Wars characters might talk about safe sex practices. And, it’s good advice. Being a good Jedi means taking responsibility for the things you do—and safe sex falls in that category. We can’t help but think […]

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