How is Trichomoniasis treated?

Trichomoniasis is usually treated with:

  • Metronidazole, otherwise known as Flagyl and Metrozol.
  • Topical Cream. For those patients allergic to Metronidazole.

A common side effect of this medication includes having an upset stomach, with the treatment usually requiring the patient to take 400mg twice a day for a period of one week.

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Recovery Time

Treatment is done in a single day, but it may take several more days to successfully rid your body of the parasite.

Sexual Activity

It is recommended that you cease sexual activity until you and your partner are successfully treated.

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Can it be cured?

Yes. Trichomoniasis is easily treated with antibiotics.

Type of Infection

Parasitic. Trichomoniasis is caused by the parasite, Trichomonas vaginalis.

How is it treated?

Antibiotics. A single dose of Metronidazole.

Recovery Time

Less than 1 week. May require several days after treatment.

Can I have sex?

No. It is recommended that you cease sexual activity until you and your partner are successfully treated.

Can I get re-infected?

Yes. If you have unprotected sex with an infected partner, you will likely be re-infected.