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How is trichomoniasis treated?

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Nine out of 10 people with trichomoniasis are cured with a single course of antibiotics. Stubborn cases may require larger doses administered over longer periods of time. It is important that sex partners also be treated because infection can be passed back. Partners should also avoid intercourse until one week after the last dose of antibiotic.

SOURCES: American Cancer Society. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Library of Medicine: "Trichomoniasis."


Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on November 14, 2017

SOURCES: American Cancer Society. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Library of Medicine: "Trichomoniasis."


Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on November 14, 2017

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