Frequently Asked Questions
What is trichomoniasis?
Trichomoniasis is one of the most common STDs. It can be treated easily if caught early. Antibiotics are most effective if both partners have received treatment and have taken their prescription as directed.
How can you get trichomoniasis if no one cheats?
Sex remains the most common way to transmit trich from one partner to the other. According to CDC, up to 70% of people infected with trichomoniasis show no symptoms. Therefore, situations exist where a partner unknowing possesses the infection before entering a relationship and transmits the infection during sexual contact with the current partner.
How to treat trichomoniasis?
If you or a partner have been exposed to trichomoniasis it is important to get treated immediately. Most persons with trich may have no symptoms. To treat trich, the antibiotics recommended by the CDC are Metronidazole or Tinidazole. Most common side effects of either treatment is nausea, upset stomach, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal pain.
How long does it take to cure trichomoniasis?
Medication is usually taken for five to seven days to get rid of the trichomoniasis infection.
How do you get trichomoniasis?
Trichomoniasis is caused by the parasite trichomonas vaginalis. The parasite is usually passed from one person to the other during sexual contact. Not every infected person gets symptoms but is still able to transmit the infection to others.
How to cure trichomoniasis without going to the doctor?
Prescription medicine is needed to treat trichomoniasis infection., but you do not need to visit the doctor's office in person to get a prescription. Technology has made doctor visits online quick and easy. Just complete an online consultation visit and a prescription can be sent to a local pharmacy.
What antibiotics can be used to treat trichomoniasis?
Trich is mostly treated with oral antibiotics. The most effective and recommended treatment for trichomoniasis is the prescribing of antibiotics. For treatment to be most effective, it is recommended that both partners complete treatment and abstain from any sexual contact for at least 7 days after completing their treatment.
Can you get trichomoniasis from oral sex?
Trichomoniasis has not been documented to be passed on through oral sex. The infection is usually passed on through vaginal sex.
How to test for trichomoniasis?
We provided an affordable and simple process for getting tested for trichomoniasis. You can easily order your labs on our website, a healthcare professional schedules the lab visit, and contacts you with your results.
How to cure trichomoniasis over the counter?
No over the counter treatment exist for trichomoniasis. The CDC recommended treatment for trich requires a prescription, but you do not need to visit the doctor's office in person to get a prescription. Technology has made doctor visits online quick and easy. Just complete an online consultation visit and a prescription can be sent to a local pharmacy.