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Causes Of Trichomoniasis

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

...chancroid) result in breaks in the genital tract lining or skin. These breaks create a portal of entry for HIV. Additionally, inflammation resulting from genital ulcers or non-ulcerative STDs (e.g., chlamydia , gonorrhea , and trichomoniasis ) increase the concentration of cells in genital secretions that can serve as targets for HIV (e.g., CD4+ cells). Increased infectiousness. STDs also appear to increase the risk of an HIV-infected...
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STD

hello , i would like to know is STD considered an early stage of AIDS?will STD lead to AIDS?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...commonly transmitted through sexual contact: gonorrhea, syphilis, Chlamydia, LGV (lymphogranuloma venereum), genital Herpes, trichomoniasis, HPV (human papillomavirus infection), PID (pelvic inflammatory disease) and HIV. These infections are... Read more »

Trich

I have been with the same man for 2 yrs, no other partners and have had 2 clean pap tests, now my boyfriend tells me that he has trich and I have to be tested. I know that some BV is not spread sexually but this one is right? Could he have been...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Trichomoniasis, or trich, is caused by a parasite that most commonly infects the vagina in women in the urethra in men. Most men do not show Read more »

Need help

Ive had sex with 2 guys and neither of them have been tested and neither have I. I have gotten 5 or 6 yeast infections this year but Im not sure if thats what they were. Im a lifeguard during the summer and someone told me that sitting in a wet swim...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...yeast infection, and it is probably not sexually transmitted. Bacterial vaginosis (BV), is caused by a bacterial infection, and trichomoniasis (trich)is a common sexually transmitted infection. Vaginitis is often not a serious health problem,... Read more »

Yellow Vaginal Discharge

Hi, i have been having yellow discharge and it has an unusual odor. I am sexually active but with only 1 person(boyfrien).He is the only one i have ever slept with. Do u think this could just be an infection or can it also be an std?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...yeast infection, and it is probably not sexually transmitted. Bacterial vaginosis (BV), is caused by a bacterial infection, and trichomoniasis (trich)is a common sexually transmitted infection. Vaginitis is often not a serious health problem,... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Trichomoniasis

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

Does Infection Boost Prostate Cancer Risk?

...antibodies against Trichomonas vaginalis (T. vaginalis) is associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer, researchers say. Trichomoniasis, a common STD caused by the single-celled protozoan parasite T. vaginalis, infects an estimated 174... Read more »
The Well Project

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

...pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), infertility, andpregnancy problems. Having some STDs (such as chancroid, herpes, syphilis, andtrichomoniasis) can increase the risk of your getting HIV if you areHIV-negative and get exposed to HIV. People with... Read more »
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Vaginitis

...odor. Many women with bacterial vaginosis have no symptoms and only discover they have it during a routine gynecologic exam. Trichomoniasis -- Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted disease that is caused by a single-cell parasite. It... Read more »
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What foolish and senseless behavior. Please Help!

Posted by brainshom, 1 Reply
About 2 months ago, I did something that was completely out of my character and now I am scared as hell. I was new in the neighborhood and had a one night stand with a girl whom I later found out was/is a prostitute. Had I known she was a sex... 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 »

do genital warts cause cancer in men

Posted by team1, 1 Reply
they do cause cervical cancer in women among other things. but its been stated that the warts are harmless to men? is that true? Read more »

Symptoms & testing. Need experts' advice.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...developed a slight fewer two weeks later which was with me for months. One month after that accident I had to treat chlamydia and trichomoniasis with antibiotics. One month later I went to doc with strong pain in the right side of abdomen. But... Read more »