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Is trichomoniasis fatal?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
of infertility. Infection during pregnancy leads to risk for low birth weight, respiratory & genital infections in the baby, early delivery & infection within the uterus.
Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Trichomonas is only an annoying superficial amoebic infection.
A few rare cases of systemic infection have been reported.

In brief: No

Trichomonas is only an annoying superficial amoebic infection.
A few rare cases of systemic infection have been reported.
Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
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