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What are the tests for trichomonas vulvovaginitis?

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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Chlamydia (Definition)

Chlamydia is a curable sexually transmitted infection that is caused by the bacteria chlamydia trachomatis. This bacteria infects mucous membranes of the urethra, vagina, cervix, anus, rectum, eyelid, and throat. Chlamydia may be asymptomatic but some patients experience pain or burning during urination, nausea, fever, vaginal discharge, ...Read more


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Had a thinprep image pap done with chlamydia and gonorrea testing, all those normal. Does the pap detect bv, candida, and trichomonas? Been itchy

Had a thinprep image pap done with chlamydia and gonorrea testing, all those normal. Does the pap detect bv, candida, and trichomonas? Been itchy

Pap testing ; STIs: Sometimes bv, candida and trichamonas can be detected on a pap smear but not always. There are other more reliable testing methods for these other infectious conditions. If you've been itchy, it's fine to try an over the counter medication for yeast first. But if symptoms continue, you'll need an exam to figure out best treatment. ...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?

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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I recently been tested positive for chlamydia and likely passed it to my girlfriend she s very concerned that her chances are of getting pregnant are ?

I recently been tested positive for chlamydia and likely passed it to my girlfriend she s very concerned that her chances are of getting pregnant are ?

No risk: Chlamydia can cause fertility problems when it results in pelvic inflammatory disease (pid), which can damage fallopian tubes. But if there's no pid--just cervical infection or exposure to chlamydia without symptoms--there should be no risk, as long as it's treated. ...Read more

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How long to treat chlamydia?

How long to treat chlamydia?

Usually 1 to 7: Days depending on antibiotic choice. Should not be sexually active until treated for at least 7 days. ...Read more

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Does chlamydia make you itch ?

Does chlamydia make you itch ?

Not so much.: Most people w chlamydia don’t have sxs. That is why it’s called a silent std. Sxs can include: vaginal discharge, bleeding w intercourse or btwn periods, nausea, fever, painful intercourse, ; lower abdominal ; back pain. Men can experience discharge, burning w urination, itching at opening of the penis (urethra) ; less often – pain/ swelling of testes. It can lead to rectal pain, bleeding ; d/c. ...Read more

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What does chlamydia look like?

What does chlamydia look like?

Chlamydia is often a: “silent” disease – this means the person isn't experiencing symptoms. Chlamydia symptoms in women may include: spotting, painful sexual intercourse, pain w urination, vaginal discharge (milky or yellow mucus), lower abdominal pain, nausea & fever. Chlamydia in men may cause burning or pain w urinating, irritation at penis opening, discharge, groin pain w swelling & testicular swelling /pain. ...Read more

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How do you get chlamydia? Oral?

Most kinds of sex: You can get chlamydia from unprotected vaginal, oral, or anal sex. ...Read more

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Does chlamydia go away on its own?

Does chlamydia go away on its own?

Treatment is needed.: Chlamydia can be treated with a single dose of azithromycin, or 7 day (sometimes 10 day)_treatment with Doxycycline or erythromycin. ...Read more

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Can chlamydia be cured with garlic?

Can chlamydia be cured with garlic?

Sorry, no: You need an antibiotic after an exam and diagnosis. Besides, there are better things to do with garlic! ...Read more

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Who should be tested for chlamydia?

Who should be tested for chlamydia?

Most people: If you are sexually active, you should be tested for chlamydia. Once you are in a stable relationship and are sure neither of you have chlamydia you can stop testing. The symptoms of chlamydia can be silent. Untreated it can cause infertility. ...Read more

Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Chlamydia Infection (Definition)

A sexually transmitted infection caused by a bacteria. Genital symptoms include burning on urination, vaginal or penile discharge, pain with sexual intercourse or ...Read more


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Vulvovaginitis (Definition)

Inflammation and or infection of vulva( external lips) and vagina which could be due to infection with bacteria/fungus/ std ...Read more