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What are the symptoms of trichomoniasis?

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Most men and many women with trichomoniasis don’t show any symptoms, but if you or one of your sex partners has it, it’s important to get treatment. Trichomoniasis raises the chances that you could get or spread other STDs, including HIV.

SOURCES:

CDC: “Trichomoniasis -- CDC Fact Sheet.”

Cleveland Clinic: “Trichomoniasis.”

Medscape: “Trichomoniasis.”

WomensHealth.gov: “Trichomoniasis.”

Mayo Clinic: “Trichomoniasis.”

 

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on May 8, 2019

SOURCES:

CDC: “Trichomoniasis -- CDC Fact Sheet.”

Cleveland Clinic: “Trichomoniasis.”

Medscape: “Trichomoniasis.”

WomensHealth.gov: “Trichomoniasis.”

Mayo Clinic: “Trichomoniasis.”

 

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on May 8, 2019

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