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Can the parasite that causes trichomonasis lay dormant in a male for a long period of time without infecting his female sex partner? been diagnosed

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Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Men and women with trichomoniasis often have no symptoms and can infect their sexual partners. Both partners should be treated.

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