Trichomoniasis Symptoms – STD Symptoms & Signs

STD SymptomsSTD Symptoms – Trichomoniasis

It is common not to notice trichomoniasis symptoms.

When there are symptoms, they usually start within 5 to 28 days after sexual contact.

In some cases, it can take months for symptoms to appear.

While trichomoniasis affects both women and men, symptoms are more common in women. Most men with trichomoniasis do not have any signs or symptoms.

Symptoms in women can include:

  • A change in vaginal discharge – there may be a small amount or a lot, and it may be thick or thin, or frothy and yellow
  • Blood spotting in the discharge
  • Discharge that is green or grey
  • Discomfort when urinating
  • Discomfort with intercourse
  • Itching in and around the vagina
  • Itching of the inner thighs
  • Pain during sex
  • Pain when passing urine
  • Soreness, inflammation and itching in and around the vagina
  • Swelling in the groin
  • Swelling of the labia
  • The urge to urinate frequently
  • Vaginal odor (foul or strong smell)
  • Vaginal tenderness

Men rarely have symptoms. When they do have symptoms, they may have:

  • Burning after urination or ejaculation
  • Discharge from the penis, which may be thin and whitish
  • Inflammation of the foreskin (this is uncommon)
  • Itching of urethra
  • Pain when passing urine
  • The urge to urinate frequently

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