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What are trichomoniasis long term effects?

What are trichomoniasis long term effects?

Complications: Long term complications of untreated trichomoniasis include the development of pelvic inflammatory disease in women. Complications in both men ; women can ^ risk of infertility. Infection during pregnancy leads to risk for low birth weight, respiratory ; genital infections in the baby, early delivery ; infection within the uterus. ...Read more

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Trichomonas (Definition)

Trichomonas vulvovaginitis is an infection of the vulva or vagina and associated with ...Read more

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How long can a male have trichomoniasis without symptoms?

How long can a male have trichomoniasis without symptoms?

Decades: It hides out on a guy's prostate gland and can keep infecting his partner(s) for decades. This is commonplace. ...Read more

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From the time of infection, how long can trichomoniasis last in a man? Can it last up to six months?

From the time of infection, how long can trichomoniasis last in a man? Can it last up to six months?

Untreated -> forever: 10% of men tested for STD are positive for trichomonas. Infections can be symptom free for a long time & can certainly remain for years if untreated. Unlike Chlamydia, Gonorrhea or Syphilis does not have to be reported to public health officials by physicians or clinics. Easy to treat & cure. Reinfection common in men & women who have multiple sexual partners. Then get tested after unprotected sex ...Read more

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Can you get rid of trichomoniasis after having it soo long ?

Can you get rid of trichomoniasis after having it soo long ?

Yes: The lenght of time you have had it doesn't effect the cure rate with treatment. ...Read more

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How long does treatment for trichomoniasis take to start working?

Trichomonas: Therapy starts to work in 24 to 48 h. However you are not trichomonas free for 7 days. ...Read more

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My doctor thinks I have trichomoniasis prostatitis.I am taking Flagyl 3 times for 7 days. How long it is gonna take for the simptoms to go away?

My doctor thinks I have trichomoniasis prostatitis.I am taking  Flagyl 3 times for 7 days. How long it is gonna take for the simptoms to go away?

Prostatitis: Like any other type of prostatitis, it can take a 7-10 days for symptoms to improve depending on the severity of the symptoms. Also if you continue to be sexually active, you should use condoms and your partner should be treated at the same time. ...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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Can men be carriers of trichomonas and have no symptoms? How long can this STD stay dormant?

Yes: Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted infection caused by the parasite trichomonas vaginalis. The infection usually does not cause symptoms in men and goes away on its own in a few weeks. When one partner is diagnosed, the general recommendation is that both get treated and for prevention purposes no sex or at least use condoms until cured. See: http://goo.Gl/n5ziq. ...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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