Trichomoniasis (trichomoniasis) - the most common infectious disease in the world the nature of sexually transmitted infections caused by a vaginal Trichomonas Trichomonas vaginalis.According to statistics from the World Health Organization to date on the globe trichomoniasis infected about 170 million people (but the actual number of cases may be much higher).Trichomoniasis is equally affects both men and women, but the clinical manifestations of the disease is most commonly observed in women.
trichomoniasis occurs mainly through sexual contact, but can not exclude the transfer of Trichomonas and household by (underwear, bathing suits, towels, etc.)
The symptoms of trichomoniasis in women
observed yellow - green frothy vaginal discharge ( whites ), often with a very unpleasant odor;there are unpleasant sensations during urination and sexual intercourse;marked itching in the vagina.Women infected with trichomonas infection increases the risk of developing cervical can
The symptoms of trichomoniasis in men
In 85% of cases, complaints are mild or completely absent. In other cases, in most cases manifest symptoms of urethritis, trichomoniasis (a burning sensation during and after sexual intercourse, as well as burning during urination).Men trichomonas infection usually affects the prostate gland, thereby causing the development of chronic prostatitis (from 80 to 90% of patients)
There is evidence that human infection trichomoniasis promotes HIV - infection.
To diagnose the disease, various methods for detecting Trichomonas (PCR diagnostics, cell culture, light microscopy separated)
For quality effective treatment of trichomoniasis apply specific trichomonal drugs, and treatment of this disease is mandatorythe procedure should be carried out in both sexual partners (regardless of whether they have been detected Trichomonas during the study or were not).At the time of treatment must completely abandon sexual relations and to eliminate the use of alcohol.In the case of strict observance of the assigned mode of treatment and the recommendations of the attending physician, in most cases, treatment of trichomoniasis succeeds.
Prevention trichomoniasis is no different from the preventive measures applied to other sexually transmitted diseases , is: a healthy sexual partner and use a condom during sexual intercourse.