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Trichomoniasis

How Do I Prevent Trichomoniasis?

You can prevent trichomoniasis, a sexually transmitted infection (STI), by using condoms and following safe sex practices. This infection is caused by a parasite found in sexual fluids, including vaginal secretions, semen, and pre-cum. If you have sexual intercourse without a condom with someone who has trichomoniasis, the exposure to…

What Is the Treatment for Trichomoniasis?

Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted parasitic infection that is easily treated with antiobiotics, such as tinidazole or metronidazole. When getting treatment for trichomoniasis it is important that your sexual partner(s) get treated, as well, or you might end up passing the infection back and forth. What to Do While Being…

What Are the Symptoms of Trichomoniasis?

Trichomoniasis symptoms can vary between individuals, although some of the most common signs include: Yellow, green, gray, frothy, smelly, or bloody vaginal discharge. Irritation in or around the vagina. Swelling around the genitals. Frequent and/or painful urination. Itching in or around the vagina. Pain during sex. Discharge from the urethra,…

What is Trichomoniasis?

Trichomoniasis, called “trich” for short, is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by a parasite. This parasite is carried in sexual fluids, including vaginal fluid, semen, and pre-cum. Many people who contract trichomoniasis don’t realize they have it because they don’t experience any side effects or symptoms. What Are the…

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