What are trichomoniasis symptoms in men?


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Trichomoniasis, a sexually transmitted disease, rarely causes symptoms in men, according to WebMD, but burning during urination, discharge from the penis and mild penile irritation may be present when symptoms do occur. Women with trichomoniasis often experience painful urination, frothy green vaginal discharge, vaginal irritation and painful intercourse.

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What are trichomoniasis symptoms in men?
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WebMD explains that diagnosis of this STD is done by performing lab tests on urethral or vaginal fluids to detect the parasite that causes the disease. A course of the antibiotic metronidazole usually eliminates the condition. It is advisable for both sexual partners to receive antibiotic treatment simultaneously and to avoid sexual activity until both partners have completed treatment and are symptom free.

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