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Trichomoniasis STD Brief
These briefs are intended to give readers (specifically those readers who weren’t aware many of these STDs existed) an overview of each STD, their commonality, treatment options, and diagnostic tests available.
This information is by no means all-encompassing and The STI Project encourages using these briefs as primers and then further delving into the resources section when subsequent questions arise.
Trichomoniasis Symptoms, Test & Treatment
Common? Very common – Around 8 million people infected in the U.S. annually – The most common cause of vaginitis
Symptoms About half of all women experience no trichomoniasis symptoms. Sometimes, frothy/yellow-green and unpleasant discharge, itching in and around the vagina, swelling in the groin, the urge to urinate frequently, pain during intercourse or urination
Cure? Prescription medicine
Bacterial/Viral/ Fungal/Parasitic Parasitic
Test Pelvic exam or sample of dischange
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