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Trichomoniasis in women: the first signs and treatment regimens

Trichomoniasis – illness, sexually transmitted diseases, occupies one of leading places among the diseases of this kind. There is a horrifying statistic that one in five people on Earth, one way or another, is faced with trichomoniasis.

According to the same statistics ten percent of this number of people – pregnant women. And worst of all, this disease during pregnancy can cause complications, premature delivery and adversely affect the fetus.

The cause of

The causative agent of this disease is the simplest one-celled animal, Trichomonas vaginal (Trichomonas vaginalis). Based on the fact that it is not a bacterium, antibiotics ineffective in the treatment process.

Trichomonas vaginalis does not need oxygen and very well to move on their own, using their flagella, penetrate into the uterine cavity through the cervical canal and form inflammatory process.

This parasite feeling very well in a humid environment and immediately dies when the temperature increases, when hit by sunlight or by drying. Also, leaving the human organism, Trichomonas in a few hours dies. Considering all the above, Contracting sexually transmitted trichomoniasis is not very difficult, although it is likely, even in theory.

Trichomoniasis and its symptoms

The incubation period of the disease from 10 days to 2 months, that is, a period of time can pass between infection and the appearance of the first symptoms. In some cases, manifestations of trichomoniasis may not be observed, then the person becomes just a carrier of Trichomonas and is a carrier of the disease.

A carrier, unaware of the danger, can transfer the pathogen to their sexual partners. In most cases, the vectors (carriers) are men, but sometimes this happens with women.

Unfortunately, it can last quite a long time until you identified the causative agent – this can happen for example during a routine examination, which can detect the presence of the disease. Therefore, to avoid unpleasant moments, it is important to remember surveys. More details can be found in the material In the first place it is worth noting secretions, emerging from the vagina. They can be light yellow, gray-yellow and yellowish-green. In certain cases, highlight in large quantities and unpleasant smell. They also foam is characteristic of trichomoniasis and it is necessary to pay attention, because the allocation accompany all inflammatory processes, but only foaming this disease.

  • Itching and burning in the genitals anddirectly into the vagina.
  • During urination there are unpleasant sensations, and the frequency of urination increases.
  • Appears redness and swelling of the external genitalia (vulva).
  • During intercourse the victim may experience discomfort, and in some cases severe pain.
  • You may experience aching pain in the lower abdomen.


I would like to draw attention to the fact that trichomoniasis it is imperative to be treated under the strict supervision of a specialist and in any case not to do it yourself at home using traditional methods. At the first signs you need to seek the assistance of a gynecologist or venereal diseases, and for best results need to address two specialists.

At diagnosis the main role is played by laboratory studies, for which patient swabs taken. The material for analysis is taken from the vagina, rectum and urethra. There are several methods that determine if Niaz is transmitted sexually and, based on this, a precondition is the need to treat all partners who were women. Also it is necessary to refuse for the period of treatment to refuse sex or, at least, use condoms.

After the consultation with an expert you need to take medicine the so-called group of 5-nitroimidazoles. It can be Tinidazole, Ornidazole, Metronidazole and others. To take these medicines within two weeks.

The first day of taking one pill three times a day, and in the future, the frequency of administration is reduced to two times. Within seven days you need to carry out reorganization of the vagina with candles Macmiror complex. Learn more about the treatment of this type can be found in our material — Candles from trichomoniasis.

Candles are put on night after running an evening dress. You can also add to the above the pills Nevigramon containing nalidixic acid – one tablet four times a day. The course is one week. In parallel with the medication you need to carry out laboratory tests, especially after this course. During treatment it is recommended to take a multivitamin.