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Can trich be transferred orally? I am just curious about the differant ways you can get it

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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In brief: Trich

Trich is a slang name for trichomoniasis.
Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted disease (std) caused by infection with a parasite called trichomonas vaginalis. One of the problems regarding spreading this disease is that a person might not know that he or she is infected. Usually it is spread by contact of a vagina and a penis or possibly a vagina and a vagina. As a result, some people mistakenly feel safe having other types of sex such as oral sex or anal sex. Although it is rarer; it is still possible to spread this infection through oral or anal sex. The parasite can also survive for brief periods outside the body, so that is another venue for infection.

In brief: Trich

Trich is a slang name for trichomoniasis.
Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted disease (std) caused by infection with a parasite called trichomonas vaginalis. One of the problems regarding spreading this disease is that a person might not know that he or she is infected. Usually it is spread by contact of a vagina and a penis or possibly a vagina and a vagina. As a result, some people mistakenly feel safe having other types of sex such as oral sex or anal sex. Although it is rarer; it is still possible to spread this infection through oral or anal sex. The parasite can also survive for brief periods outside the body, so that is another venue for infection.
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