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Alternative Treatments For Trichomoniasis
I am having issues with trying to get riding trichomoniasis i've done 4 treatments and still haven't gotten rid of it please help?
Possibilities: There are several possible reasons for this: 1) perhaps you haven't been treated with the right antibiotic. Metronidazole 500mg twice a day for 7 days is the only antibiotic effective against trichomoniasis. 2) any and all sexual partners must also be treated, and then tested to make sure that they aren't re-infecting you with the trichomoniasis 3) wrong diagnosis: could be something else? ...Read more
Can trichomoniasis cause bacterial vaginitis or keep it reacurring? I'm wondering if I have it. My BV won't go away after 2 unsuccessful treatments.
Keep working on it: Even without trich or anything else, BV often keeps returning; it can be difficult to cure once and for all. Keep working with your doctor about additional treatment options. Trichomonas doesn't cause BV to recur, but it's reasonable to be tested to be sure. Probably that was done, but maybe only by microscopy of discharge. Ask your doctor about the newer and much more accurate trich DNA test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here are some...: If effective as most of cases, it should exert its killing trichomonas in 24 hours, but the trich-related symptoms may take 3-7 days, varying among individuals to reflect the degree of local inflammation and systemic general health for healing. More> Ask doctor timely. Best wish... ...Read more
Suspect of trichomoniasis... My sex partner is getting treatment... I don't have symptoms, but I had them,didn't get treatment?
Trichomonas: You should be treated. Men often are colonized without symptoms, and without clearing this you are likely to reinfect your sexual partner and having it increases the risk of acquiring other STDs. Without treatment, the infection can last for months or even years. Go see somebody who knows about STDs. Good luck. ...Read more
I think i might have trichomoniasis from my ex girlfriend can I get treatment instead of going to see a doctor?
What is the treatment to get trichomoniasis out of bladder I have taken 2 500mg of metronidazole twice a day for a week as well as single dose week b4?
Here are some ...: Trichomonas causes urethritis and I have never heard or read its causing bladder infection. If diagnosis is correct, the dose of Flagyl should be sufficient. Of course, be sure the sexual partner was simultaneously treated and followed. Of note, other STD-related infections such as chlamydial, mycoplasmal, needs to be considered and treated, at times, even empirically. Best wish ... ...Read more
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