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Understanding Trichomoniasis -- Symptoms

What Are the Symptoms of Trichomoniasis?

If you're a woman, you may have no symptoms at all, or you may experience:

  • A greenish yellow, frothy vaginal discharge with a pronounced odor
  • Vaginal itching or irritation
  • Painful intercourse
  • Discomfort during urination
  • Vaginal bleeding
  • Pain in the lower abdomen

If you're a man, you'll probably have no symptoms, or you may experience some penile irritation, discomfort when urinating, or discharge.

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Call Your Doctor About Trichomoniasis If:

You experience any of the symptoms listed above. Trichomoniasis is contagious and can lead to serious complications. Women shouldn't assume that the problem is simple inflammation of the vagina.

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Reviewed by Trina Pagano, MD on April 10, 2014

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