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LinkedInOVERVIEWSYMPTOMSDIAGNOSISTREATMENTPreventionPreventionUse condoms: Using condoms is an effective method to prevent infection.Get screened: Make sure you and your partner do not have the symptoms of infection.Limit the number of sexual partners: risk of getting infection is likely to be higher when you have multiple partners.SymptomsSymptomsIf you are experiencing new, severe, or persistent symptoms, contact a health care provider.Common symptoms in women include:White, grey or yellow vaginal discharge, with an unpleasant smellVaginal spotting or bleedingGenital burning or itchingGenital redness or swellingFrequent urge to urinatePain during urination or sexual intercourseCommon symptoms in men include:Urge to urinate frequentlyBurning during urination or after ejaculationDischarge from the urethraCausesCausesAn infection caused by protozoa, Trichomonas vaginalisIt is transmitted through sexual contactIn women, it causes infection in urethra (a tube which empties urine from the bladder), vagina or bothIn men, infection occurs only in urethraRisk factors include:Multiple sexual partnersUnprotected sexOther sexually transmitted infectionsComplicationsComplicationsIf untreated, it can lead to:High risk of getting HIV infection and other STIsChronic abdominal painInfertilityFallopian tube blockage due to scarsHow is this diagnosed?How to manage symptoms?Source: Focus Medica . For informational purposes only. Consult a medical professional for advice. Learn moreWas this helpful?See moreStart Health
(5 days ago) Also known as: trichContent medically reviewed byDr. Khutaija BanoMS, Obstetrics and GynaecologyView full profile onLinkedInOVERVIEWSYMPTOMSDIAGNOSISTREATMENTPreventionPreventionUse condoms: Using condoms is an effective method to prevent infection.Get screened: Make sure you and your partner do not have the symptoms of infection.Limit the number of sexual partners: risk of getting infection is likely to be higher when you have multiple partners.
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(4 days ago) WebTrichomoniasis (TRIK-uh-muh-NEYE-uh-suhss) or "trich" is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by a parasite. The parasite is spread most often through vaginal, oral, or anal sex. It is one of the most …