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    Trichomoniasis - Home Treatment

    There is no home treatment for trichomoniasis (trich). But you can lower your chances of getting trich or other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) by making careful choices about sex. For example, you can make sure to always use condoms during sex. For more information, see the topic Safer Sex.

    Trich is not usually transmitted by contact with objects. But avoid using objects such as washcloths or wet towels that a person with trich may have used.

    It is safe for a woman to use tampons while she has a trich infection, but it may be uncomfortable.

    Avoid douching. It does not help relieve symptoms, and it can even make them worse.


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    Last Updated: November 14, 2014
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