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Can You Get Trichomoniasis Without Have Sex

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


What Is Trichomoniasis? How Common Is Trichomoniasis? How Do People Get Trichomoniasis? What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Trichomoniasis? What Are the Complications of Trichomoniasis? ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

High Prevalence of Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Female Sex Workers in the Eastern Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea: Correlates and Recommendations

Drawing on a previous survey that identified more than 200 female sex workers (FSWs) participating in commercial sex along the Highlands Highway of Papua New Guinea, the authors conducted the current study to estimate the prevalence of gonorrhea,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Arizona: Teens Spreading Word on Sex Ed in Unique Program

The "Real Life. Real Talk. Youth Council" is a group of Arizona teens who are training to educate their peers about the consequences of risky sex. With 37 teen girls becoming pregnant each day, Arizona has the nation's second-highest teen pregnancy... Read more »
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Safe sex question from a student

I am a teacher. One of my students recently asked me a safe sex question: Should someone who french kisses more than 5 people a year be tested for STD's in the absence of any other sexual contact (i.e. no oral, anal, vaginal, genital-genital,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Teacher,Your information is right on target!BRAVO and thank you for teaching the kids sex education and answering their concerns about safer sex. By teaching scientifically sound, age-appropriate sex education, rather than an abstinence-only... Read more »


If a urine culture is taken, do they screen for trichomoniasis as well as bacteria growth?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
A urine culture is only used for screening for routine bacteria. It would not pick up trichomonas. A urinalysis (with microscopic exam) would pick up trich.MH... Read more »


Can u get trich without having sex?...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiTrichomoniasis is considered the most common curable STD. In the United States, an estimated 3.7 million people have the infection, but only about 30% develop any symptoms of trichomoniasis. Infection is more common in women than in men, and older... Read more »

A question nobody else has asked

Hi how are you?My story is really weird, I have a girl friend that's an escort, and recently we had sex, most of the time protected but unprotected (she has unprotected sex only with me and her boyfriend according to her) like for 20 seconds or...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:The description of the odor coming from your partners vagina as being "very strong" would indicate some sort of infection. Yeast infections, Trichomoniasis, and Bacterial Vaginosis can all produce a strong smell, and discharge.... Read more »
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Should I be Worried!!!

Posted by sexytani12, 2 Replies
Please give me some Advice,
About 2 years ago I had unprotected sex with guy I was dating,
We always used condoms but one time we didn't, and after that one day I noticed I was having funny smelling discharge and itching I was so scared because i... Read more »

Scared - please advise

Posted by Amigohere, 1 Reply
So about 7 weeks ago I had an encounter with a woman. I did not penetrate her vagina, but I believe she rubbed my penis on her opening and I told her I could not have sex without a condom. About 1 week later I feel tingling in my penis. I tested... Read more »

Real Help Please..Questions/Opinions?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Here Goes:

I live in the U.S., in Texas to be exact. I got extremely drunk one night in October, where two friends and I decided we were going to boys town in Mexico (Whore houses for everyone out of country) to drink, and have a good time. I got... Read more »

Symptoms & testing. Need experts' advice.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
The worst nightmares of my life started half year ago while my work in the south of Namibia. After a few months of preassure being drunk following a terrible stress I had sex with one of the local girls. My nightmare started as soon as I realized... Read more »