Trichomoniasis

Trichomoniasis is caused by a single-celled parasite Trichomonas that lives in urethra. The microorganism can live only in human body and dies quickly outside it.

Medications may be ineffective to kill trichomonas inside the body.

The microorganism spreads from person to person. Men become infected always through sexual intercourse. Women and girls most often become infected during sex but they may be infected through touching objects too.

Trichomoniasis has kinds: early diseases (acute, subacute and dormant), chronic urethritis, asymptomatic trichomoniasis.

Factors

Complications of Trichmoniasis

Symptoms

Keep in mind trichomonas can cause no symptoms – a person may be only a carrier.

Treatment for Trichomoniasis

Only a medical professional can prescribe medication. Do not self medicate! Turn to a health care provider who has contemporary diagnostic equipment.

Remember, trichomoniasis will never go away on its own!