Trichomoniasis Vaginalis

R125.00

Description

A sexually transmitted infection caused by a parasite.

Trichomoniasis is among the most common sexually transmitted infections. Risk factors include multiple sexual partners and not using condoms during sex.

Trichomoniasis causes a foul-smelling vaginal discharge, genital itching and painful urination in women. Men typically have no symptoms. Complications include a risk of premature delivery for pregnant women.

Treatment involves both partners taking one large dose of a certain oral antibiotic.

SYMPTOMS

WOMEN –

Affects the vagina, vulva and cervix

Itchy and burning around area

Painful urination

Swelling and redness around penis head

Pain during sex

MEN –

Affects the urethra

Burning after ejaculation

White discharge

Pain during urination

Swelling and redness around penis head

Pain during sex

5 – 28 days incubation period

3 – 7 days window period