Trichomonal Vulvovaginitis Sexually Transmitted Disease
Trichomonal vulvovaginitis is inflammation or swelling of the vulva or vagina induced by the sexually transferred infection trichomoniasis.
Around 2.3 million women the age bracket of 14 and 49 years are diagnosed with trichomoniasis, which is most among the sexually active women among the age group 16 to 35 years old.
- It has no symptoms
- It can be cured with antibiotics
- Trichomoniasis also increases your risk of getting HIV
Women aged 50 years and older have the highest trichomonas infection rate.
Symptoms of Trichomonal Vulvovaginitis -
Trichomonal vulvovaginitis usually doesn't have any symptoms.
The most usual symptoms of Trichomonal vulvovaginitis are :
- Vaginal discharge that can be gray, white, green, or yellow, and ordinarily frothy with an offensive smell
- Genital Itching or Burning
- Frequent Urge to Urinate
- Vaginal Spotting or Bleeding
- Genital Redness or Swelling
- Pain during Sexual Intercourse or Urination
Self Care - It is good to keep your genital area clean and dry in case of vaginitis.
Medication - You may need to use the yeast medicine for up to 14 days in case of severe symptoms.
Specialists - Call your provider in case the symptoms don't subside and in cases of experiencing pelvic pain or a fever. Talk to our mfine healthcare professionals to get a customized treatment plan by diagnosing your condition.