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Trichomoniasis Singapore. Trichomoniasis symptoms in men/women, screening/diagnosis, testing/check, treatment clinic, Singapore. Private and confidential service. Definitions, references, and latest news.

Trichomoniasis Is caused by Trichomonas vaginalis,

 

 


 

DEFINITION

Trichomoniasis is an infection of the genital tract by the protozoan Trichomonas vaginalis. Women are the main carriers of the disease. Infected men are usually asymptomatic.

 

References

  1. (2007). National Guideline for the Management of Trichomonas Vaginalis Infection. Retrieved from, http://www.bashh.org/documents/53/53.pdf
  2. Krieger, J.N., Alderete, J.F.(1999). Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 3rd New York: McGraw-Hill.
  3. Workowski, K. & Berman, S. (2010). CDC Sexually Transmitted Disease Treatment Guidelines (2010). Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr5912a1.htm

 

 



Sexual risk (of HIV/STD/pregnancy), and what you can do before and after exposure.

Timeline HIV STD Pregnancy
Before exposure
Abstain from sex, Be faithful, or Condom use
Circumcision (males only)
Contraception
(females only)
HIV PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis)
– Stop HIV infection before exposure
STD vaccine:
Hepatitis vaccine
HPV vaccine
STD / HIV exposure
Unsafe sex / unprotected sex:
No condom / Condom broke / Condom slip
0-72 hours HIV PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis)
– Stop HIV infection after exposure
STD testing *
Screening test
– to look for asymptomatic infections
– from previous exposures
Emergency contraception
with the
morning-after pill
(females only)
2 weeks HIV DNA Test
1 month HIV 4th Generation Test
SD Bioline HIV Ag/Ab Combo
– Fingerprick blood sampling.
20 minutes to results
3 months HIV 3rd Generation Test
OraQuick® HIV-1/2 Antibody
– Oral fluid or
– Fingerprick blood sampling.
20 minutes to results
STD testing *
– Full & comprehensive
diagnostic test
– to look for current infections
Watch for HIV Symptoms STD Symptoms
If infected HIV Treatment STD Treatment Abortion

* Males: Do not urinate for at least 4 hours before arriving.
* Females: testing is more accurate when you are not menstruating.