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Suspect of trichomoniasis... My sex partner is getting treatment... I don't have symptoms, but I had them,didn't get treatment?

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

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Trichomonas (Definition)

Trichomonas vulvovaginitis is an infection of the vulva or vagina and associated with ...Read more


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Does trichomoniasis cause painful sex?

Does trichomoniasis cause painful sex?

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

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Can u get trichomoniasis fr oral sex?

Can u get trichomoniasis fr oral sex?

No: Trichomonas vaginalis does not survive in the mouth or rectum, therefore you cannot contract it in your mouth from oral or anal sex. ...Read more

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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

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

Nope, no worries: Trichomonas is not known to be transmitted by oral sex. Actually, even vaginal sex with your partner shouldn't be a problem, once you both have been treated. ...Read more

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Have you ever gotten the STD trichomoniasis without having sex with an infected person?

Not documented: Many subjects with std/trichomoniasis deny posiibility that they were infected, but they were. Similar to children & many perpetrators deny guilt & many of them may enen believe in their own innocence. ...Read more

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Is there any other way of a getting trichomoniasis other than sex; example weak immune system from sinus infections, staph infections?

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

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Would a female get trichomoniasis from receiving oral sex from the opposite sex?

Would a female get trichomoniasis from receiving oral sex from the opposite sex?

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 more

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