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What Is The Treatment For 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 »

Does HIV make your vagina smell?

About 2 months ago I had unprotected sex with a man I found out had HIV. Im going to go get tested next week. Right after we had sex, my vagina smelled very fishy like and that lasted for 4 days and just stopped. I was wondering could that be...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...called bacterial vaginosis, an imbalance of bacteria in the vagina, is a common vaginal infection among sexually active women. Trichomoniasis is also a common sexually transmitted infection that causes vaginitis. Trich and BV are treatable with... 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 »

TRICH

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 »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Trichomoniasis

...Trichomoniasis Affect a Pregnant Woman and Her Baby? How Is Trichomoniasis Diagnosed? What Is the Treatment for Trichomoniasis? How Can Trichomoniasis Be Prevented? ... 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 »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

Table of Contents Fat in the Body Switching HIV Drugs Fat Loss in the Face Temporary Facial Fillers Permanent Facial Fillers Taking Care of Yourself Fat in the Body Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

Table of Contents Introduction Treatments for Fat Gain Taking Care of Yourself Introduction Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important role inkeeping the skin and hair healthy, protecting body organs, and... Read more »
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Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

Day three of treatment....

Posted by mspguy, 2 Replies
I have been taking the meds since Wednesday morning - Issentress in the AM and PM, and Truvada in the PM. Initally side effects were just an upset stomach with the Truvada, but nothing that eating raw vegetables would not cause : ). Feeling good... 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 »

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 »