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What is Trichomoniasis
How is Trichomoniasis spread?
What is the symptom?
When can I receive the test and the accuracy of it?
How can it be treated? And what I do after treatment?
What happens if trichomoniasis is not treated?

What is Trichomoniasis
Trichomoniasis is an infectious disease caused by parasite Trichomonas vaginalis. It is the most common curable STD.

How is Trichomoniasis spread?
The parasites transmit from an infected person to an uninfected person during vaginal sex. It not only limited to transmission between penis and vagina, but also from a vagina to another vagina. It is not common for the parasite to infect other body part, like anus or mouth. People have treated for trichomoniasis can be infected again.

What is the symptom?
About 70% of men and women do not have symptoms when infected.
Men with trichomoniasis may find:
・Itching or irritation inside penis
Painful or burning sensation during urination or ejaculation
Unusual discharge from penis

Women with trichomoniasis may find:

Itching, burning of genitals
Discomfort during urination
Fishy smell vaginal discharge

When can I receive the test and the accuracy of it?

How can it be treated? And what I do after treatment?
Trichomoniasis can be cured with proper treatment.
Antibiotics tablets
You and your sex partner are advised to have treatment if one of you is found to have NGU

During/After the treatment:
Avoid alcohol within 24 hours after taking this medication
Wait seven days to have a recheck after finishing all prescription to ensure the infection is cleared
Have review with doctor if the symptoms do not go away after medication
Avoid having sex until the recheck result is showing negative in Trichomonas

What happens if trichomoniasis is not treated?
Pregnant women may have preterm delivery
Increase getting or spreading other STD