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Trichomonas Vaginalis Men
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No : Unfortunately there is no way to know how long it has been there. ...Read more
Wet prep: A smear done in the doctor's office where they take a smear from the vagina and look at it under a microscope. The physician can see the trichomonas moving on the slide. Sometimes the trich are nonmotile (not moving) and it can make diagnosis a little more difficult. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
An STD: Trichomonas is a sexually-transmitted infection that can cause vaginal discharge and irritation. It may show up on a pap test, but a better test for diagnosis is to examine a swab of vaginal secretions under the microscope. The organism can be seen and treatment can be prescribed. ...Read more
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
Parasite vs virus: Trichomoniasis is an std caused by the trichomonas vaginalis parasite. Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus (most often hsv i but less often by hsv 2). Viruses can not morph into bacteria or parasites. Parasites can not morph into bacteria or viruses. So the answer is : no. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should i use my supostory and pills medications for trichomonas vaginalis and yeast during periods?
Medicstion: Yes you can take your meds during your leriod ...Read more
My partner and i had contact even when i was still bleeding due to miscarriage. Is it possible cause of having trichomonas vaginalis?
I have no sexual intercourse for 13 years. My urinalysis says I have trichomonas vaginalis 1-2 hpf. Is this something to worry about?
Yes it needs treatme: However u got it u have it & u need to b treatment. ...Read more
Hi Dr, what does these means from lab report: No yeast cells, Trichomonas vaginalis or gram negative intracellular diplococci or clue cells seen.
Details matter: It means a lab technician looked at a sample (likely from a vagina) and did not see yeast cells (many yeast cells would mean vaginal thrush), did not see Trichomonas (those would be tiny swimmers with 5 tails), did not see gram negative diplococci (those could be gonorrhea), did not see clue cells (clue cells with a malodorous vagina would be bacterial vaginosis). So, NOT seeing these is good. ...Read more
Had my gram smear test, due to 2 months spotting, discharge with foul odor. Result says trichomonas vaginalis (++) , WBC (++++). Im 13 weeks pregnant.
2 views: Failure to treat trichomoniasis during pregnancy may result in preterm birth, low birth weight, and other adverse fetal outcomes. Asymptomatic pregnant women may defer treatment to after 37 weeks. If you have bothersome symptoms and are diagnosed with trich, oral metronidazole, which is generally considered safe for the baby. Abstain from sexual intercourse until delivery or risk re-infection. ...Read more
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
Do men and women get the same drug for treating trichomonas, my wife was given metronidazole and i was norfloxacin, is it correct?
Yes: If the germ is in your vagina, any intercourse, however brief, could pass it on. ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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