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Can Trichomoniasis Affect Kids
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
Just found out I have trichomonas. Should I test my children? Can it be spread through saliva? Does it cause sores in the mouth?
Here are some ...: Two possibilities: Either you have been able to fend off trich or you're asymptomatic. Remember: Due to individual variation in defense immune ability, some people would not develop symptomatic infection or never get it despite being exposed to it. In other words, exposure to infectious agent doesn't mean contracting it, and contracting it doesn't necessarily mean going to develop symptoms. ...Read more
My partner said she is diagnosed with trichomoniasis what can I buy over the counter at a drug store I don't have any insurance please help?
Local health departm: You can be treated at the local health department, typically for free. This is a sexually transmitted infection and as such both partners need treatment to prevent continued infection. Your local health department can also test for other STD'S which is highly recommended to protect you and your health. There is no over the counter treatment for STD'S in this country. ...Read more
I had trichomoniasis I tried on underwear& took it off but didn't wash it After I got cured I wore that underwear &now have symptoms did this cause it?
Trichomonas: it would depend on how long had passed, but it is possible. ...Read more
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