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Trichomoniasis | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

What are the treatments for the infection?

Metronidazole is used to treat trichomoniasis. All sexual partners should be treated. Anyone with trichomoniasis should also be checked for other STDs and treated appropriately.

What are the side effects of the treatments?

Metronidazole can cause nausea, a bad taste in the mouth, and vaginal infection.

What happens after treatment for the infection?

Metronidazole is highly effective against trichomoniasis. The individual should follow safer sex practices to avoid another infection.

How is the infection monitored?

Any new or worsening symptoms should be reported to the healthcare provider.

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Author: Danielle Zerr, MD
Reviewer: William M. Boggs, MD
Date Reviewed: 06/06/01

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