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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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Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Trichomonas (Definition)

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 ...Read more


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What are symptoms of trichomonas and what is treatment?

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 is the etiology, sign and symptoms, and treatment of trichomonas diabetes?

STD: As the good doctor stated trichomonas is an infection. If you have both dm and developed trichomonas then you need treatment for trichomonas and continue your treatment for dm. ...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

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What is the etiology, signs and symptoms, and treatment of trichomonas vaginalis?

Sexually transmitted: Also called trich, is sexually transmitted vaginal infection by single cell protozoan parasite called trichomonas vaginalis only women feel the symptoms most of the time, itching, burning in vagina, discomfort during intercourse, yellow green discharge sometimes, rarely pain in lower abdomen treatment with Flagyl and both partners need to be treated to prevent recurrences. ...Read more

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I recently took a 4 pill (flagyl) treatment for trichomonas. How long should I wait before having intercourse?

I recently took a 4 pill (flagyl) treatment for trichomonas. How long should I wait before having intercourse?

Waiting time?: Was your anticipated partner with whom you acquired the infection treated as well? Was the Flagyl dose 2000 mgs for a stat dose? Why not visit your gyn md's "waiting room" to be re-checked after treatment before "sharing bodily fluids" with anyone as trichomonas is transmitted sexually. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment to get rid of a trichomonas vaginalis infection?

Metronidazole: The best treatment for trichomonas vaginalis is an antibiotic called Metronidazole (flagyl). If a doctor has determined that a patient has trichomonas, they will write a prescription for this antibiotic. ...Read more

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I already had Bacillus vaginalis flora,and my doctor said Trichomonas? He gave me therapy few months ago. Now i have pain in lower stomache and nause.

More testing: Since trich is a sexually transmitted disease it would be advisable that you be tested for other STDs. This could also be a urinary tract infection but testing is necessary to make a diagnosis and treat your problem. See your doctor or urgent care ASAP. Hope you are feeling better soon. ...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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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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