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Trichomonas And Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenya: Infection With Trichomonas Vaginalis Increases the Risk of HIV-1 Acquisition

In this prospective study, investigators hoped to determine whether Trichomonas vaginalis infection is associated with an increased risk of HIV-1 infection. From February 1993 through March 2004, HIV-1-seronegative female sex workers at a city... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Trichomonas Vaginalis Treatment Reduces Vaginal HIV-1 Shedding

The researchers wrote that vaginal HIV-1 shedding has been associated with Trichomonas vaginalis (TV) infection and may play a role in HIV transmission. The study's purpose was to determine if effective TV treatment reduces the presence of vaginal... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence and Correlates of Trichomonas Vaginalis Infection Among Female U.S. Federal Prison Inmates

Previous studies have noted Trichomonas vaginalis prevalence rates of 22 percent to 47 percent among women entering U.S. jails and state prisons. The authors of the current report sought to determine prevalence of the STD among inmates in two... Read more »
Ask the Experts


Does trichomonas come from being sexually active with others? Other than your partner....
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
Yes, it can be sexually transmitted.... Read more »


I have only been with him and he has only been with me For six years. I have been diagnosed with tric. How could this be if it has been just the two of us for 6 years?...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Trichomonas is spread by sexual transmission. There is no way for you to get Trichomonas except by having sex with an infected partner. Men are usually not symptomatic when they have Trichomonas. One of you must have contracted it from someone else.... Read more »


how can it spread to other parts of the body...
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
Trichomonas is a sexually transmitted disease and usually infects the genital and anal areas, although it can infect the mouth as well.... Read more »

Necesito una respuesta sincera doctor...

Estimado Doctor Santana. Hace 12 semanas tuve un encuentro sin preservativo con una prostituta. Despus de realizarme una prueba especfica para Gonorrea, sifilis, Trichomonas todos negativos, me voy a realizar la prueba de VIH. Son muchas las...
Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Response from Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Universidad de Puerto Rico
Estimado Luis:Es extremadamente bajo el riesgo si alguno en especial cuando todas las demas pruebas de enfermedades de transmision sexual han sido negativas.... Read more »
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Oraquick home test and ARS

Posted by purplename, 1 Reply
So i had risky encounters (unprotected vaginal, oral) with a guy who gave me trichomonas. I treated that and its gone. A little over 7 weeks later i developed just one swollen lymph node under my left arm. i know it was swollen cause not only was... Read more »

Worried Please HELP!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
hi huys, i had unprotected sex with a sex worker last feb 10,2006. after a week i was diagnosed as having chlamydia and trichomonas vaginis. i went to see two doctors they both gave me antibiotics and after 2 weeks my std was gone. the younger... Read more »

std test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had protected sex and 3 days later i had std test done they said everything was negative and they told me that i Should wait a month to make it conclusive and I also heard that you should wait 3 months which one is right . ? the only ones that... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
hi huys,last early feb.,2006 i had sex with a sex worker at a club. at first we used condom but during the latter part of the session, we had unprotected sex. i saw some blood on the sheets from her vagina. she is small around 5'0" while i am around... Read more »