Up to 50 out of 100 women and men infected with
trichomoniasis (trich) do not have symptoms.2 If symptoms develop, they usually appear within 1 week after a person is infected. But symptoms can develop months later.
Symptoms may be worse during pregnancy
or right before or after a menstrual period. Symptoms in women may
Large amounts of pale yellow or gray-green, sometimes foamy
discharge from the vagina.
Vaginal itching or irritation.
Abnormal musty or fishy odor.
Pain with sexual intercourse even if you use a lubricant such
as K-Y Jelly or Astroglide.
Patchy red areas on the genitals or on the cervix (strawberry
Painful urination (dysuria) or frequent urination.
Discomfort in the lower abdomen. This isn't a common symptom
of trich, and it may mean another problem is present.
Men rarely have symptoms but still need
treatment. If symptoms are present, they may include:
Abnormal discharge from the penis.
A burning feeling after urination.
Irritation and redness of the tip of the penis.
Trich can have symptoms similar to those of other
sexually transmitted infections such as