Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by a tiny parasite called Trichomonas vaginalis (TV). Symptoms of trichomoniasis usually develop within a month of infection, although up to half of all infected men and women have no symptoms. The symptoms of trichomoniasis are similar to those of many other STIs so it can sometimes be difficult to diagnose. Symptoms in women: - abnormal vaginal discharge (thick, thin or frothy and yellow-green in colour) - more vaginal discharge than normal, which may also have an unpleasant fishy smell - soreness, inflammation (swelling) and itching around the vagina – sometimes the inner...
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