Call your doctor for an appointment within 1
week if you:
Have an abnormal vaginal discharge.
Have unusual vaginal itching.
Have pain during sex or urination.
Find out that your sex partner has been diagnosed with or treated
Watchful waiting is a period of time during
which you and your doctor observe your symptoms or condition
without using medical treatment. Watchful waiting isn't appropriate if you
think you have trichomoniasis (trich). In most cases, trich should be treated
to prevent transmitting this sexually transmitted infection to others and to
prevent some problems that can happen if you are pregnant.
Note: Trich during pregnancy raises the risk of premature
rupture of membranes (PROM) and premature delivery. Treating the infection doesn't appear to reduce this risk.3 If you are pregnant
and have trich, talk to your doctor about the pros and cons of
Who to see
Health professionals who can diagnose and treat a
trichomoniasis (trich) infection include: