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Doctor insights on: What Effect Would Trichomoniasis Have On My Unborn Child

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Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Trichomonas (Definition)

An infection of the vulva or vagina and associated with ...Read more


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Can a baby be born with trichomoniasis.

Can a baby  be born with trichomoniasis.

Trichomoniasis : A mom can have trichomoniasis and still have a vaginsl delivery. It would be a better idea to have that treated ahead of time. ...Read more

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Can trichomoniasis affect kids?

Can trichomoniasis affect kids?

Trichomoniasis : Trichomoniasis in a mother can impact the newborn due to an ^ in preterm deliveries and low birth weight. It could impact a child who is sexually active at a young age or a child that is the victim of sexual abuse. ...Read more

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What does trichomoniasis look like?

What does trichomoniasis look like?

Trichomoniasis: May be silent in 70% of infected people. Symptoms may occur within 5 to 28 days or much longer out. Symptoms may be intermittent. Men may experience penile discharge, burning w urination ; /or ejaculation as well as itching internal to the penis. Woman may have a green/yellow/white or clear discharge as well as redness, itching, burning of tissues. Pain may occur with urination or with sex. ...Read more

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Could men give women trichomoniasis?

Could men give women trichomoniasis?

Yes: 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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Can trichomoniasis reappear after months?

Can trichomoniasis reappear after months?

Reinfection: The chances are the trichomonas came back because of reinfection. The 'tricky' thing about trich is that not every one has symptoms - so perhaps your partner may have had it and couldn't tell you because they themselves didn't know. Best to see an Infectious Diseases doctor who are experts in this kind of thing- you and your partner(s) would need evaluation to stop the spreading back and forth. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get trichomoniasis from oral?

The normal: Routes of transmisssion for trichomoniasis are penis to vagina, vagina to penis or vagina to vagina. It would be uncommon for the infection to affect anus or mouth. ...Read more

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Why is it so hard to find trichomoniasis in a man?

Why is it so hard to find trichomoniasis in a man?

thricomonas: It may not be hard if you look at a centrifuges sample of the first portion of voided urine. ...Read more

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I my ever cheated so how can I get trichomoniasis?

You got it from: Your partner who got it from someone else trich is an std so someone ( not you) got it from someone else, you and your partner need to be treated. ...Read more

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Can I get trichomoniasis from wiping the wrong way?

No: Wiping the wrong way promotes urinary infections from bacteria. Trichomonas is common in lady's mostly because changes in the acidity of the vagina.Live t. Vaginalis organisms in urine and semen samples have been found after being exposed to air for several hours. Although organisms are able to survive for hours on damp towels and clothes of infected women, it's unlikely to get it like that. ...Read more

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Please explain what are some symptoms of trichomoniasis?

Trichomoniasis: May be silent in 70% of infected people. Symptoms may occur within 5 to 28 days or much longer out. Symptoms may be intermittent. Men may experience penile discharge, burning w urination ; /or ejaculation as well as itching internal to the penis. Woman may have green/yellow/white or clear discharge ; redness, itching, burning of tissues. Pain may occur w urination or w sex. ...Read more

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Is there any ways for home cure of trichomoniasis? Anything at all?

No, but...: If properly diagnosed, taking a 2-gm single dose of metronidazoel or tinidazole is advised. There has been no known effective topical agent for trich. Besides, may trich-infected persons are free of symptoms. More? Ask your doc timely. To get the related thing for good care done correctly, follow instructions in http://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Best wish... ...Read more

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What is the likelihood of getting trichomoniasis from an inanimate object?

Slim to none: The only way i can see that happening is if you were sharing sex toys (dildos) with a woman who was infected, and used the toy immediately after she did. ...Read more

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I had trichomoniasis but i never cheated on my boyfriend how could I have gotten the disease?

Trichomoniasis : Is an std caused by the trichomonas vaginalis parasite. Up to 70% of people w trichomoniaisis infection are asymptomatic. Because it could be silent- one of you may have been infected before this relationship began ; be unaware of it. Or if could be a new infection if one of you was not monogamous. ...Read more

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Is trichomoniasis fatal?

No: Men may experience penile discharge, burning w urination ; /or ejaculation as well as itching internal to the penis. Woman may have green/yellow/white or clear discharge ; redness, itching, burning of tissues. Pain may occur w urination or w sex. Complications of untreated trichomoniasis include the development of pelvic inflammatory disease in women. Complications in both men ; women can ^ risk. ...Read more

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Why is trichomoniasis called trick?

Trich: Not trick but trich (pronounced trick) - short for trichomoniasis. ...Read more