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Does trichomoniasis cause painful sex?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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