By Dr. Viniita Jhuntrraa, Sexology

Trichomoniasis is a STI that is caused by an mammal famous as Trichomoniasis Vaginalis. It can be simply treated. It is some-more common in women than in men. Men are also influenced by it, though they pass onto their partner during a time of intercourse.

What are a symptoms of Trichomoniasis?
Although this illness does not uncover any symptoms nonetheless some studies have discloses that these symptoms could appear. These are:


  1. The vaginal discharge, that can be white, gray, yellow, or green, and customarily frothy with an upsetting smell
  2. Spotting on vagina
  3. Vaginal bleeding
  4. Genital blazing or itching
  5. Genital redness or swelling
  6. Frequent titillate to urinate
  7. Pain during urination or passionate intercourse


  1. Urethral discharge
  2. Burning prodigy during urination or ejaculation
  3. An titillate to urinate frequently

What causes lead to Trichomoniasis?

The categorical means is a singular celled mammal i.e. a trichomoniasis vaginalis. This illness travels from chairman to chairman by earthy contact. By pity dishes, hugging, kissing, carrying problem in vagina and urethra and still carrying retort minister towards a causes.

Risk factors compared with it:

  1. Having defenceless sex
  2. Having a prior record of STI
  3. Having mixed sex partners
  4. Previous story of Trichomoniasis

How it is diagnosed?

Your health practitioner can ask for your family story of STI or any issues with urethra or vagina.There are tests that make a finish diagnosis for it.

  1. Cell cultures examination
  2. Antigen tests (antibodies connect if a Trichomonas bug is present, that causes a tone change that indicates infection)
  3. Tests that demeanour for Trichomonas DNA
  4. Examining samples of vaginal liquid (for women) or urethral liberate (for men) underneath a microscope

What are a treatments accessible for Trichomoniasis?

  1. Through drugs it can be treated.The common drugs suggested for a diagnosis are metronidazole and tinidazole
  2. Alcohol intake should be stopped
  3. Avoid passionate hit with your partner