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can I get trichomoniasis from wiping the wrong way

A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience Geriatrics
No: Wiping the wrong way promotes urinary infections from bacteria. Trichomonas is common in lady's mostly because changes in the acidity of the vagina.Li ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No: The normal routes of transmisssion for Trichomoniasis are penis to vagina, vagina to penis or vagina to vagina. It would be uncommon for the infectio ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably not yeast: Presumably you mean brown vaginal discharge, not anal. Clindamycin could trigger a vaginal yeast infection, but yeast usually causes only a little whi ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
The normal: Routes of transmisssion for trichomoniasis are penis to vagina, vagina to penis or vagina to vagina. It would be uncommon for the infection to affect ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
33 years experience Urology
Not likely: If you have good hygiene and are not sexually active with a partner, contracting trichomoniasis would be extremely rare.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
You got it from: Your partner who got it from someone else trich is an std so someone ( not you) got it from someone else, you and your partner need to be treated.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Symptoms?: If you do not have symptoms, it is not worth routine testing.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Evans II
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Semen: Trichomonas is transferred during sexual activity
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cassandra Hornbuckle
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No, but.....: Trich is an STD and needs to be treated. It is transmittable to others and will cause a vaginal smell like you wouldn't believe! So to avoid embarrass ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: He still probably has them hiding in his prostate. This is the usual situation and he needs to be treated -- in fact, there's not really any reason t ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
You are right !: The literature says both. Whenever, I am uncertain which resource is correct - I usually turn the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It stat ... Read More
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