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Can trichomoniasis cause infertility?

Can trichomoniasis cause infertility?

Yes: Complications of untreated trichomoniasis include the development of pelvic inflammatory disease in women. Complications in both men ; women can ^ risk of infertility. ...Read more

Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Infertility (Definition)

Infertility = inability to conceive or if a woman under age 35 - not being able to get pregnant after having regular sex for a year without birth control use. For a woman over 35 years old is not being able to get pregnant after having regular ...Read more


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Does trichomoniasis cause infertility?

Does trichomoniasis cause infertility?

Yes: Trich causes inflammation in the cervix, which blocks the cervix and reduces sperm available to the egg. Trich is commonly associated with other gynecologic illnesses, like chlamydia, which can inflame and damage the fallopian tubes. Women with trich and other pelvic infections should seek medical care right away. ...Read more

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Can a tanning bed cause trichomoniasis?

Can a tanning bed cause trichomoniasis?

No: If the tanning bed is cleaned no worries, it is usually sexually transmitted. ...Read more

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Does trichomoniasis cause painful sex?

Does trichomoniasis cause painful sex?

Trichomoniasis vaginalis: Parasitic infection can lead to greenish-yellow, malodorous vaginal discharge (which is sometime frothy). Women may have pain w urination, redness, burning ; itching of genitalia. Men can experience penile discharge, burning after urination, discomfort after ejaculation ; itching/ sensitivity of urethra. - yes it can cause painful sex or it may cause no symptoms. ...Read more

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Can trichomoniasis cause white clumpy curd like discharge?

Can trichomoniasis cause white clumpy curd like discharge?

Should not: That sounds like yeast infection, please see your gyn for a culture. ...Read more

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Does trichomoniasis cause blisters?

Does trichomoniasis cause blisters?

Rarely: It usually just causes inflammation, but severe enough irritation can cause the skin to break down; it is not a common manifestation, though, and you should have your doctor investigate for other causes (such as hsv). ...Read more

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Does trichomoniasis cause thick white vaginal discharge?

Generally Not: Trichomoniasis involves infection with the bug t. Vaginalis. The discharge is usually thin, greenish and likely foamy or frothy.
A thick white discharge is more likely a vaginal yeast infection. ...Read more

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Can Trichomoniasis cause the lymph nodes in a man's neck to swell?

Can Trichomoniasis cause the lymph nodes in a man's neck to swell?

Here are some. ..: Persistent (growing) Lymph node swelling of the neck should be evaluated as soon as possible. Trichomonas vaginalis chiefly infects genital tract of both sex, more in females, through sexual intercourse. Occasionally anorectal infection may occur, but it has been not known to involve oropharynx. So, see Doc timely for sweeling neck lymph nodes of unclear cause. Best... ...Read more

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Can someone carry trichomoniasis for 5 years and not know it? Can it cause reoccurring bv

Can someone carry trichomoniasis for 5 years and not know it? Can it cause reoccurring bv

Yes: It is possible to carry trichamonas for many years and not know it. By definition, trichamonas doesn't cause bv. It can cause similar symptoms though. Bv is a specific vaginitis that is caused by an overgrowth of "wrong" bacteria. Trichamonas isn't a bacteria, it's a protozoa. ...Read more

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Can trichomoniasis cause cervical cancer?

Can trichomoniasis cause cervical cancer?

No: Cervical cancer is caused by papilloma virus. There is a vaccine now to prevent infection by the virus and therefore potentially prevent cancer. ...Read more

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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.

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 more

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Is it true pork causes trichomonas?

No: The organism has to be transmitted sexually or from an infected water environment. ...Read more

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Could contact with bed bugs cause trichomonas vaginalis?

Oh my gosh! No: Cimex lectularius or the bed bug is completely different from trichomonas vaginalis. Just because it is called "bed bug" doesn't mean that it is sexually transmitted. ...Read more

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I keep getting reinfected with trichomonas for almost a year now. Could having this infection for a long time cause some more serious complications?

Trichomoniasis: Your sexual partner is giving this back to you. This is a std. Get tested for others, get your partner treated and if you get this again, get rid of your partner or use very safe sex techniques. By itself, not likely to cause severe problems, but may be accompanied by other stds that can be very severe. ...Read more

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What do it means when you wipe yourself and it's like brown yeast I'm currently taking Clindamycin Can that cause it and can you get Trichomonas t?

Probably not yeast: Presumably you mean brown vaginal discharge, not anal. Clindamycin could trigger a vaginal yeast infection, but yeast usually causes only a little white discharge or none at all; the main symptom is irritation and itching. Trichomonas can cause brown discharge, but is an STD; you only catch it from sex partners. See doctor, get tested for vaginal infections and STDs. ...Read more

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Just found out I have trichomonas. Should I test my children? Can it be spread through saliva? Does it cause sores in the mouth?

Just found out I have trichomonas. Should I test my children? Can it be spread through saliva? Does it cause sores in the mouth?

Transmit by sex: Trichomoniasis is transmitted by sexual contact. You do not need to test your children and it is not transmitted via saliva. It does not cause sores in the mouth. Any sexual partners you have need to be treated. Get tested for other STDs as well. ...Read more

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Some parabasalids can cause human infections? Trichomonas is the one that causes a sexually transmitted infection?

Some parabasalids can cause human infections? Trichomonas is the one that causes a sexually transmitted infection?

Yes to both: The parabasalids are currently divided into 10 orders.
The trichomonads have one group of 4-6 flagella, one of which is attached to the side of the cell and often forms an undulating membrane. Many are found in vertebrate hosts, including trichomonas vaginalis, which causes a sexually transmitted disease in humans. ...Read more

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Is trichomoniasis very common?

Yes: There are more than 7 million new cases in the US every year. ...Read more

Dr. Hunter Handsfield
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Trichomonas (Definition)

An infection of the vulva or vagina and associated with ...Read more