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Trichomoniasis Vs Yeast Infection
Trichomoniasis: Trichomoniasis (or “trich”) is a very common sexually transmitted disease (std) that is caused by infection with a protozoan parasite called trichomonas vaginalis. Although symptoms of the disease vary, most women and men who have the parasite cannot tell they are infected. The disease is not related to yeast. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Trichomonas: No, but you can have both simultaneously ...Read more
No, not possible: Trichomonas and vaginal yeast are entirely different and one does not change into the other. Most women normally carry yeast in the vagina, and most women have symptoms from it (yeast infection) from time to time. Trichomonas is an STD and can only be acquired from an infected male partner. However, it can be carried for years without symptoms; new diagnosis doesn't always mean new infection. ...Read more
White sometimes light yellowish discharge but not a std, bv, yeast infection or trichomoniasis. Large amount of discharge before and after period?
See answer: Discharge is common to all women and helps vaginas stay healthy by regularly flushing them out and maintaining their ph. Most women have some vaginal discharge throughout their menstrual cycle. Discharges that are relatively whitish, clear, or yellow when dried and unassociated with pain or other symptoms more likely to be insignificant and non-infectious. Recommend good gyn exam and culture. ...Read more
Does trichomonas feel like a bad yeast infection ? I've currently been treated for trichomonas 2 days ago & my symptoms are terrible .
I have slightly thick yellowish discharge sometimes watery, no itching/smell. Is this caused from chlamydia, trichomoniasis, or yeast infection?
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