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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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Can I get trichomoniasis from oral sex? My boyfriend and I took antibiotics for it last monday and we had oral sex Sunday, a day before a week passed

Can I get trichomoniasis from oral sex? My boyfriend and I took antibiotics for it last monday and we had oral sex Sunday, a day before a week passed

Nope, no worries: Trichomonas is not known to be transmitted by oral sex. Actually, even vaginal sex with your partner shouldn't be a problem, once you both have been treated. ...Read more

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Can u get trichomoniasis fr oral sex?

Can u get trichomoniasis fr oral sex?

No: Trichomonas vaginalis does not survive in the mouth or rectum, therefore you cannot contract it in your mouth from oral or anal sex. ...Read more

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Would a female get trichomoniasis from receiving oral sex from the opposite sex?

Would a female get trichomoniasis from receiving oral sex from the opposite sex?

Agree w Dr. Namey: Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted disease from a parasite called trichomonas vaginalis. Most often women become infected by penis to vaginal contact or vaginal to vaginal contact. It reportedly can infect the mouth ; anus but can not survive in those areas. ...Read more

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If a female has trichomoniasis and a man gives her oral sex does he get it too?

If a female has trichomoniasis and a man gives her oral sex does he get it too?

Not an oral infectio: Trichomoniis does not cause oral infection.So the man can not get it by oral sex ...Read more

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Can someone get trichomoniasis by having oral sex can some get trichomoniasis by having orol sex

Can someone get trichomoniasis  by having oral sex can some get trichomoniasis by having orol sex

No: Trichomonas is not known to be carried in the oral cavity, and not known to be transmitted by oral sex. This hasn't been carefully researched, so conceivably it is possible. But in my 40 years in the STD business, I have never seen a patient with trich whose only apparent exposure was oral-genital contact. In general, oral sex is much lower risk than vaginal or anal sex for all STDs. ...Read more

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Can someone get trichomoniasis by having oral sex can someone get trichomoniasis by having oral sex

Can someone get trichomoniasis by having oral sex can someone get trichomoniasis  by having oral sex

Well...: Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted disease from a parasite called trichomonas vaginalis. Most often women become infected by penis to vaginal contact or vaginal to vaginal contact. It reportedly can infect the mouth ; anus but can not survive in those areas. ...Read more

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I am a gay female..if I have trichomoniasis can my girlfriend get it to by giving me oral sex?

I am a gay female..if I have trichomoniasis can my girlfriend get it to by giving me oral sex?

Not oral sex, but...: Trichomonas is not known to be transmitted by oral sex. However, your girlfriend definitely will get trich from sexual practices that allow exchange of vaginal fluids: genital apposition, fingering or other hand-genital contact, shared sex toys, etc. You should both be treated simultaneously with metronidazole or tinidazole. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it possible to get trichomonas by oral sex?

Agree w Dr. Alves: Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted disease from a parasite called trichomonas vaginalis. Most often women become infected by penis to vaginal contact or vaginal to vaginal contact. It reportedly can infect the mouth ; anus but can not survive in those areas. ...Read more

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