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Are condoms a hundred percent effective against trichomoniasis?

Are condoms a hundred percent effective against trichomoniasis?

Very close: Nothing about stds is 100% except abstinence but trichomonas is not a very insidious infection and so the condom is very likely to prevent its transmission. ...Read more

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Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Trichomonas (Definition)

Trichomonads or Trichomonas ar one celled parasites that can infect the vagina. They may cause no symptoms or as much as a foamy, malodorous, irritating vaginal discharge. Trichomonas is usually sexually transmitted. Both the patient and their partner need to be treated. Men often have no symptoms. The parasites are usually successfully treated ...Read more


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Is it safe to have sex with a condom if I'm being treated for trichomoniasis?

Is it safe to have sex with a condom if I'm being treated for trichomoniasis?

Yes: If you are comfortable doing this it should not be an issue for your partner as long as the condom remains intact. By the way, if you have not had unprotected sex you are going to have to explain how you got trichomonas, and if you had unprotected sex you should be carefully tested for all STDs. ...Read more

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Is there an over-the-counter treatment for trichomoniasis?

Is there an over-the-counter treatment for trichomoniasis?

Prescribed: Trichomoniasis can be treated w one oral dose of Metronidazole or tinidazole. These are antibiotics which your doctor can order. ...Read more

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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

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What is the treatment for trichomoniasis vaginalis?

Treatment: Trichomoniasis can be treated w one or multiple oral doses of Metronidazole or tinidazole. These are antibiotics which your doctor can order. ...Read more

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How long does treatment for trichomoniasis take to start working?

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

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I think i might have trichomoniasis from my ex girlfriend can I get treatment instead of going to see a doctor?

I think i might have trichomoniasis from my ex girlfriend can I get treatment instead of going to see a doctor?

Unfortunately, no.: You can't have a treatment without having a sound diagnosis. Std have to be medically diagnosed and treated and the only way to do it, is to go and see a doctor. Please, accept to do so, not only for your health but also for other possible sexual partner(s) of yours. I am sure you agree that it is good for you and others to act responsibly. Thanks for your understanding! ...Read more

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My doctor told me that a man can get rid of trichomoniasis without. Treatment is that true.

My doctor told me that a man can get rid of trichomoniasis without. Treatment is that true.

Your partner-: should be treated as well if you have tested positive for trichomoniasis. This increases your curative rates. Take care. ...Read more

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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?

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

Condoms (Definition)

These are mostly closed end tubes of latex and occasionally other materials to cover the penis during intercourse and prevent pregnancy and disease transmission. A wise person uses them when the history of their partner is unknown. There are some available for women's use ...Read more