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Trichomonas Std

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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 »
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 »
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 »

What is a routine STD exam?

After an unsafe experience, I was examined by my doctor who said I was "Negative for all STD's." Would a physician routinely check for HTLV I & II or would I need to specifically make that request? How about HIV-2? Many thanks....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. When a doctor/clinician performs a"routine STD exam," this usually means that they will check for the mostcommon STD's, and the ones that you would most likely be exposed to. Theywill not usually... Read more »

Possible STD?

Hello, before starting I did search the website and other websites and I did not find anything regarding my question (maybe a bit similar but nothing specific), so I decided to ask you to end this.So the question is, I sniffed and licked and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Panties-Guy,Your STD/HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. And what do you mean you searched this Web site and didn't find anything regarding your question??? You couldn't have searched very hard. I'll repost below a small sample of... Read more »
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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 »

A pos test for HIV, STD could mean another STD too

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you've tested positive for AIDS HIV or an STD it could mean there's another STD too. Get the standard STD clinic tests from a medical center clinic or your doctor.

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STD testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How long do I have to wait to test for other STD's besides HIV?

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