Among the many challenges that are generally affecting a large number of people from different places across the world, sexually transmitted diseases have risen at a very high rate. There are so many different types of sexually transmitted diseases terrorizing a large number of people from parts of the world. HIV/AIDs is generally the most common sexually transmitted diseases that has affected a large percentage of people from different parts of the globe.
This is a disease that has come with so many negative effects both individual effects, social effects as well as economic effects. There are so many other different types of sexually transmitted infections which are also affecting various people in different parts of the world some of the most common STDs being crabs, trichomoniasis, gonorrhoea, syphilis among others like the genital warts. Under this discussion, we are majoring more about trichomoniasis, its causes, symptoms as well as the treatment guidelines for trichomoniasis.
Trichomoniasis as said above is one of the most common types of sexually transmitted diseases that is also referred to as trich. Good news about trichomoniasis is that it is among the few sexually transmitted diseases that can be easily treated. It also important to understand that trichomoniasis comes with its own symptoms to both men and women. Before talking about the different symptoms of trichomoniasis, let’s first talk about the general cause of trichomoniasis briefly.
The cause of trichomoniasis is very simple and that is a microscopic parasite known as Trichomonas vaginalis. This organism is generally transmitted or passed from the infected person to the other person through sexual intercourse. The major reason why trichomoniasis symptoms are actually more frequent more in females than in males is because the microscopic parasite responsible for trichomonas is found in the urethral and vaginal tissues.
As said above, trichomonas infections generally come with so many symptoms. Trichomoniasis diseases tend to come with the following symptoms.
Vaginal discharge is the first common trichomoniasis symptom in women.
Urethral discharge to men is the other most common symptom of trichomoniasis. Infection by trichomoniasis leads to a sticky smell due to release of a frothy vaginal discharge. Another common trichomoniasis symptom in women is vaginal bleeding due to development of sores. Itching of the genitals in both men and women is also another common symptom that also come with the trichomoniasis infection. It is challenging to urinate when affected by trichomoniasis due to the pain experienced. Trichomoniasis patients also experience genital redness or swelling.