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Can penicillin cure trichomoniasis? If so, how many pills

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Can penicillin cure trichomoniasis? If so, how many pills per day you need to take before its out of your system
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. Pfeiffer replied 9 years ago.


trichomonas will not be cured by penicillin.

Flagyl (metronidazole) is recommended in a single 2 gram dose per the CDC. With the proper treatment, the tests will be negative in about a week although symptoms may last up to 3 weeks.

It is a sexually transmitted disease and is reportable.

You should always seek treatment by your doctor and not self medicate.

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