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How long do I need to treat trich? Medicine makes me ill.

How long do I need to treat trich? Medicine makes me ill.

7 days: Usually we treat trich for 7 days with flagyl, but an alternate regimen of a high dose given one time is almost as effective but really increases the risk of nausea, etc. Topical vaginal meds can also be used. Recheck with your doc. ...Read more

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Do you have 2 pills to treat trich? I hate that medicine.

Do you have 2 pills to treat trich? I hate that medicine.

Tinidazole: Trichomonas is common and responds well to Metronidazole (flagyl). The medicine is hard to take leaving a metallic taste in the mouth as well as nausea. The alternative is tindamax, also a short treatment course. ...Read more

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If i was prescribed flygal for trich one dose. How long will it take to treat it and if i had sex 3 days later with an infected person do i need to?

If i was prescribed flygal for trich one dose. How long will it take to treat it and if i had sex 3 days later with an infected person do i need to?

Maybe repeat Rx: Symptoms of trich ought to be better in 2-3 days and gone by a week. However, unprotected sex 3 days later could have reexposed you, so re-treatment might be a good idea. Return to the doctor or clinic, and this time take your partner so he can be treated in person. Also, other STDs are very common along with trich; you both should be tested for gonorrhea and chlamydia. ...Read more

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How is trich treated?

How is trich treated?

Behavior Therapy: If you are referring to trichotillomania, then this hair pulling disorder is treated by a psychotherapist who is familiar with this issue. A knowledgeable therapist will use specific behavioral and cognitive techniques and psychoeducation to help treat the problem. ...Read more

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What happens if I don't get treated for trich?

What happens if I don't get treated for trich?

T. vaginalis: You refer to trichomonas vaginalis infection? If you don't treat it, you'll still have it. It won't kill you but it won't go away. Go ahead and treat it, it's safe. ...Read more

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How long can a woman have trich and not know it?

How long can a woman have trich and not know it?

Possibly long: Many people who have trichomonas do not have any symptoms, or have only mild symptoms, it is possible to have the infection and still feel well. If there are any symptoms, they usually appear within 1 month of coming into contact with an infected partner. Both partners would need to be treated or you may simply continue to spread the infection back and forth. Have your gyn check you. ...Read more

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How long can it take for trich to go away on its own?

How long can it take for trich to go away on its own?

Won't: It won't. And it is dangerous because it can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease which is a medical emergency. It is easily treated with a cheap antibiotic. Get tested at your doctor, clinic, or lab and take the medicine. It's on the $4 list at Wal-Mart and Target. ...Read more