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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)

An infection of the vulva or vagina and associated with ...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?

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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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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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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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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What are the tests for trichomonas vulvovaginitis?

Trichomoniasis: To diagnose trichomoniasis urine sediment, vaginal swab, semen, urethral swab can be used for a wet mount reading, culture, rapid assay or pcr test. ...Read more

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Can you catch trichomonas by sleeping with someone who has it?

Can you catch trichomonas by sleeping with someone who has it?

No yo can not: If sllepini you mean just sleeping in bed and not having sexual intercourse than the answer is you can not you have to have sex intercourse to contact it. ...Read more

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