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I just found out I have trich, can it be dormant in a woman?

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I just found out I have trich, can it be dormant in a woman?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 2 years ago.


What is your age?

History of recent unprotected sex?

Since how long have you been suffering from?


Waiting for your response.

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I am 53 yrs old and only recentently about 1 month I think my boyfriend of 9 years cheated on me and after that about a week after he did I had some discharge
Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 2 years ago.


Well as you describe,Trichomonias is an infection caused by a specific parasite, called trichomonas. Trichomonas is sexually transmitted, although it can also lie dormant for a period of time before causing an infection.

Men can remain dormant for many years,but it is less common in females.

This is possible many women with Trichomonas do not show symptoms although some do have the typical vaginal discharge and sometimes bad odor .

If the trichomonas is not treated, it will remain there until it it is possible to have it for years and not know it.

Hope this helps.

Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 2 years ago.

Sorry for mis spell Trichomonas

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
thank you
Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 2 years ago.

You are most welcome.

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