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Trichomoniasis Long Term Effects
Complications: Long term complications of untreated trichomoniasis include the development of pelvic inflammatory disease in women. Complications in both men ; women can ^ risk of infertility. Infection during pregnancy leads to risk for low birth weight, respiratory ; genital infections in the baby, early delivery ; infection within the uterus.
Long: This infection can remain relatively asymptomatic for very long time periods.
Decades: It hides out on a guy's prostate gland and can keep infecting his partner (s) for decades. This is commonplace.
Yes: The lenght of time you have had it doesn't effect the cure rate with treatment.
Here are some...: If effective as most of cases, it should exert its killing trichomonas in 24 hours, but the trich-related symptoms may take 3-7 days, varying among individuals to reflect the degree of local inflammation and systemic general health for healing. More> Ask doctor timely. Best wish...
From the time of infection, how long can trichomoniasis last in a man? Can it last up to six months?
Untreated -> forever: 10% of men tested for STD are positive for trichomonas. Infections can be symptom free for a long time & can certainly remain for years if untreated. Unlike Chlamydia, Gonorrhea or Syphilis does not have to be reported to public health officials by physicians or clinics. Easy to treat & cure. Reinfection common in men & women who have multiple sexual partners. Then get tested after unprotected sexSee 1 more doctor answer
Trichamonas: Trichamonas can be treated with a onetime 2 gram dose of Flagyl. You will need a test of cure in two weeks from that dose. If you have intercourse you will run the risk of being reinfected unless you use protection. You partner will also need to be treated.
My doctor thinks I have trichomoniasis prostatitis. I am taking Flagyl 3 times for 7 days. How long it is gonna take for the simptoms to go away?
I keep getting reinfected with trichomonas for almost a year now. Could having this infection for a long time cause some more serious complications?
Trichomoniasis: Your sexual partner is giving this back to you. This is a std. Get tested for others, get your partner treated and if you get this again, get rid of your partner or use very safe sex techniques. By itself, not likely to cause severe problems, but may be accompanied by other stds that can be very severe.
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I am trying to find out how long Trichomonas can stay dormant? And if you can go years without symptoms?
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.See 1 more doctor answer
I had 2grams of metronidazole oral for my trichomonas. How long will I see the effect if the medication I took?
Within a week: Be sure your partner is also treated
How long is it possible for trichomonas to remain dormant in a woman? Is it also possible for it to be asymptomatic for a long period of time?
Yes: Yes it can remain dormant for long time....
I was reading about trichomonas on internet. It said that having this for a long time can increase chances of getting cervical cancer. Is this true?
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