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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. Kevin Fleishman
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Vaginitis (Definition)

The suffix "itis" means inflammation. The "vagin" portion refers to the vagina, so it is inflammation of the vagina. Usually (almost always) this inflammation is due to infection, and there are several different causes for infections of this ...Read more


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What are the tests for trichomonas vaginitis?

What are the tests for trichomonas vaginitis?

Microscope exam: Your doctor will take a sample of vaginal fluid with a swab and look at it under the microscope. The trichomonas organisms are visible under magnification. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms associated with trichomonas vaginitis?

Trichomoniasis: S an std caused by the trichomonas vaginalis parasite. Approximately 70% of people w trichomoniaisis infection are asymptomatic. Men can experience penile discharge, burning after urination, discomfort after ejaculation ; itching/ sensitivity of urethra. A trichomoniasis vaginalis parasitic infection can lead to frothing, greenish-yellow, malodorous vaginal discharge. Women may have pain w. ...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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Is it possible to prevent getting trichomonas vaginitis during sex?

Condoms: But the best way is to make sure your partner does not have it, it is not normal to get trich from having sex or if you keep getting it form your partner , then your partner is not getting treated or your partner is getting it from someone else. ...Read more

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What are the organs of the female reproductive system?

What are the  organs of the female reproductive system?

See below: Uterus, ovaries, oviduct vagina and, please do not ignore it, the brain! breasts enlarge to produce milk for the product. I say the brain because it is often true that the more a child is wanted, the harder it is to get pregnant. ...Read more

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What are the main structures of the female reproductive system?

What are the main structures of the female reproductive system?

Pelvic anatomy: The uterus is lined by the endometrium, and is connected to the vagina at the bottom and the right and left fallopian tubes exit towards the top. Normal ovaries sit on either side just below the tubes. The cervix is the name for the lowermost part of the uterus. ...Read more

Dr. Timothy Brown
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Vaginal Infections (Definition)

Vaginal infections is a term for any infection affecting the vagina and can be caused by yeast or bacteria, and may be sexually transmitted. They may result in pain, ...Read more


Dr. Michael Opsahl
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Female Reproductive System (Definition)

The female reproductive system is a complex organ system that includes sex hormones and organs such as the ovaries, uterus, fallopian ...Read more