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Is There A Homeopathic Cure For 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
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
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
Is it possible for you to take metronidazole in the vaginal cream at the same time...To cure 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
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
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
No: Unfortunately there is no way to know how long it has been there. ...Read more
Yes: If the germ is in your vagina, any intercourse, however brief, could pass it on. ...Read more
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
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
If you've been treated for trichomonas but your partner has not been treated and they perform oral sex on you, could you get trichomonas again?
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?
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
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