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What is trichomonas?

What is trichomonas?

Infection: This is a vaginal infection caused by a flagellate protozoa that is usually caused by trichomonas vaginalis. This infection can occur in men as well. It is sometimes (mostly) obtained by sexual contact. It is easily treated with the appropriate medication. See your doctor to make sure are diagnosed and treated properly. ...Read more

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Is there a homeopathic cure for trichomonas?

Is there a homeopathic cure for trichomonas?

No: Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted disease caused by small parasites. Treatment with an antibiotic is the only proven effective treatment. It is important to get treated to protect yourself and your sexual partners. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there are still suppose see discharge after being cured for trichomonas?

Can you tell me if there are still suppose see discharge after being cured for trichomonas?

Continued Symptoms.: If trichomoniasis symptoms don’t resolve – retreatment may be needed. If this fails (; is not due to reinfection) you may be evaluated to determine if you have a treatment resistant strain. ...Read more

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Can trichomonas infection be cured completely??

Can trichomonas infection be cured completely??

Yes, but. ..: You and your partner must be treated and followed until it is completely gone. Otherwise you will give it back and forth. Use comdoms until treatment complete. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with trichomonas on January 27th today is February 9th am I Cured?

I was diagnosed with trichomonas on January 27th today is February 9th am I Cured?

Hard to say: You provided no information about how you were diagnosed or if & how you were treated. The most accurate responses are based on accurate information. Without proper diagnosis I don't know if you had it. Without treatment it would likely persist. Success of treatment would depend on what it was. ...Read more

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How long does it take Flagyl to cure trichomonas?

How long does it take Flagyl to cure trichomonas?

Trichomoniasis: Trichomoniasis can be cured with a single dose of either Metronidazole or tinidazole orally. Pregnant women can take this. Do not drink alcohol within 24 hours after taking these drugs since they can produce uncomfortable side effects. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for trichomonas vaginalis infection?

Is there a cure for trichomonas vaginalis infection?

YES: There are several antibiotics that have high effectiveness against trich. Metronidazole and tinidazole are the most commonly used. Sexual partners also needed to be treated to prevent re-infection. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to take metronidazole in the vaginal cream at the same time...To cure trichomonas?

Is it possible for you to take metronidazole in the vaginal cream at the same time...To cure trichomonas?

I think that: Part of your question may have been cut off. Trichomoniasis can be treated w one or multiple oral doses of Metronidazole or tinidazole. Metronidazole vaginal gel is not recommended by the cdc for treatment of trichomoniasis. ...Read more

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Why do I keep getting trichomonas?

Why do I keep getting trichomonas?

Reinfection: Trichomonas is an std (sexually transmitted disease). Even if you are treated adequately with antibiotics, you can still be reinfected if you have sexual contact with someone who hasn't been treated. That person may or may not know they have the infection. Using condoms will help prevent transmission. ...Read more

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Is there another way you can did trichomonas?

Like Dr. Honore,: I wasn't sure what the question is. Were you asking how to get it or how to treat it? Trichomoniasis can be treated w one oral dose of Metronidazole or tinidazole. If your question wasn't answered - please clarify ; re-ask. ...Read more

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What kind of medication are required for trichomonas?

What kind of medication are required for trichomonas?

Flagyl: The antibiotic Metronidazole (trade name flagyl) is used to kill protozoans like giardia and trichomonas. It is not without side effects but it does the job. See your doc today for treatment of your vaginal trichomoniasis. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Trichomonas?

Parasite: 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 with an antibiotic; METRONIDAZOLE ...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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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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How long can trichomonas lie dormant in a male?

A long time: Trichomonas is a real pesky organism. In some cases it can be present undetected for years. In most cases this is not the case but it is possible. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: trichomonas culture?

Trichomonas Culture: Cultures are the gold standard for diagnosis of trichomonas vaginalis. This is the protozoan parasite that causes trichomoniasis. A liquid medium in a clear pouch can be inoculated with a specimen. The results are usually available in 2 - 5 days. A wet mount looking microscopically for moving trichomonads is the fastest method. ...Read more

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Can you know when exactly trichomonas vaginalis was contacted?

No: Unfortunately there is no way to know how long it has been there. ...Read more

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Is a bloody discharge normal after being treated for trichomonas 24 hours ago?

MAybe: Trichomoniasis is a vaginal infection so some bleeding from the inflammation is not surprising. Hopefully you were also tested for other infections and had a pelvic exam to make sure everything else was ok. ...Read more

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I am trying to find out how long Trichomonas can stay dormant? And if you can go years without symptoms?

Basically yes.: It also is a FREE LIVING organism. So, swamp water, toilet seats, other non-std origins of infection possible but not as common as from intercourse ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with trichomonas, given a shot, 4 pills and have been on doxycline 2× a day for 4days. Why am I still in pain?

Hard to say: The treatment you cite is not just for trich. You were given a shotgun treatment for STD's that could include gonorrhea, chlamydia & others. These could also cause pelvic inflammatory disease and need more intense treatment. You should go back in for re-evaluation if you are not improving. ...Read more

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I had discharge and got tested and result trichomonas. He penetrated for a few seconds and said he had no sex in two years. How possible is that?

I had discharge and got tested and result trichomonas. He penetrated for a few seconds and said he had no sex in two years. How possible is that?

Unlikely: I would avoid, if he has trich he might have something else too. Although sometimes men don't have symptoms of sexually transmitted infections, it seems unlikely that 2 years would go by without symptoms. ...Read more

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If a woman had INACTIVE trichomonas (not causing symptoms at the time) would all types of testing still show positive if she had it? Urine/vaginalspec

If a woman had INACTIVE trichomonas (not causing symptoms at the time) would all types of testing still show positive if she had it? Urine/vaginalspec

NAAT yes, others no: There are 3 kinds of trichomonas testing, but the only one that detects all infections (and really the only one that should be used) is the nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT, a DNA test). The other tests used over the years -- looking for trich under the microscope or testing by culture -- miss almost half of all infections, especially in women without symptoms. Almost all labs offer NAAT. ...Read more

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I was wondering if and how long trichomonas can lie dormant in a man or woman. My partner cheated on me many years ago, but swears that he hasn't done it since then. I need to know asap. Thank you.

See doctor: You have a question as to cheating from your partner and the risks of sexually transmitted diseases. Se your doctor with your partner. There are deep trust issues at stake and the concern for std's. Trichomonas is not a virus. There are new vaccines for prevention of the std which causes a form of cervical cancer. Explore your concerns with your partner and your physician. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of trichomonas in a girl?

Usually none: Vaginal discharge, odor, itching or pain are rare. Usually it's asymptomatic. Easy to treat, but both partners need to be treated at same time to prevent reinfection. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of trichomonas and what is treatment?

Discharge and odor: Metronidazole pills is the txment for you and your partner as it is an std. ...Read more

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What are the tests for trichomonas vaginitis?

What are the tests for trichomonas vaginitis?

Microscope exam: Your doctor will take a sample of vaginal fluid with a swab and look at it under the microscope. The trichomonas organisms are visible under magnification. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for trichomonas vaginitis?

A/W Dr. Fleishman.: Trichomoniasis can be treated w one oral dose of Metronidazole or tinidazole. These are antibiotics which your doctor can order. ...Read more