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Trichomoniasis vaginalis: Parasitic infection can lead to greenish-yellow, malodorous vaginal discharge (which is sometime frothy). Women may have pain w urination, redness, burning ; itching of genitalia. Men can experience penile discharge, burning after urination, discomfort after ejaculation ; itching/ sensitivity of urethra. - yes it can cause painful sex or it may cause no symptoms. ...Read more
Can I get trichomoniasis from oral sex? My boyfriend and I took antibiotics for it last monday and we had oral sex Sunday, a day before a week passed
Suspect of trichomoniasis... My sex partner is getting treatment... I don't have symptoms, but I had them,didn't get treatment?
Trichomonas: You should be treated. Men often are colonized without symptoms, and without clearing this you are likely to reinfect your sexual partner and having it increases the risk of acquiring other STDs. Without treatment, the infection can last for months or even years. Go see somebody who knows about STDs. Good luck. ...Read more
Is there any other way of a getting trichomoniasis other than sex; example weak immune system from sinus infections, staph infections?
See answer: Trichomoniasis, a parasite, is almost always passed on sexually. Trichomoniasis can also survive on infected objects like sheets, towels, underwear, and sex toys and can be transmitted by sharing them, though this mode of transmission is quite unusual. A weakened immune system may increase your susceptibility to this or any other STD. Although symptoms vary, most men and women are asymptomatic. ...Read more
Agree w Dr. Namey: Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted disease from a parasite called trichomonas vaginalis. Most often women become infected by penis to vaginal contact or vaginal to vaginal contact. It reportedly can infect the mouth ; anus but can not survive in those areas. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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