Trichomoniasis

Causative agent–

Trichomonas vaginalis

Symptoms And Signs

Female

  • Vaginal discharge (green-yellow or frothy; unpleasant or fishy smell)

  • Pruritus vulvae
  • Dyspareunia
  • Small, dark red spots (petechiae) on the cervix.
  • Dysuria
  • Edema

Male

  • Discharge from the penis

  • Dysuria
  • Increased frequency of urine

Investigations—

  • Protozoan can be identified on wet mount of vaginal discharge.
  • PH test-The pH(vagina)is likely to exceed 5.0.

Treatment—-

Medicines

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