Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by a tiny parasite called Trichomonas vaginalis (TV).
Trichomoniasis is a type of sexually transmitted infection caused by a tiny parasite.
Symptoms of trichomoniasis include pain when peeing, sore or itchy genitals, and abnormal discharge from your vagina or penis.
Trichomoniasis is usually spread by having sex without a condom or sharing sex toys.
Trichomoniasis can usually be treated with antibiotics. You can get treatment from a sexual health clinic or GP.
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