No symptoms (Only 30% of all people report any symptoms)
Vaginal burning, itching, redness or soreness
Discolored, foul smelling discharge
Pain during urination
Pain during sex
Itching in or around the vagina
Lower abdominal pain
Most women and men with trichomoniasis (trich) show no symptoms.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, this common and curable
condition that affects nearly 3.7 million people per year displays symptoms
in only about 30% of those infected. Doctors cannot diagnose trich by
symptoms alone. A test is needed to confirm and treat a positive diagnosis.
How long does it take for symptoms of trichomoniasis to show up?
Should you experience any symptoms of this sexually transmitted disease,
this will typically happen between the 5th and 28th day after contracting
Complications are not symptoms.
If left untreated, the complications caused by trichomoniasis are not to
be confused for its symptoms. While discharge from the penis is a symptom of
trichomoniasis, scarring of the urethra from an untreated infection is a
Leaving trichomoniasis undiagnosed and untreated puts
pregnant women at risk.
Left untreated in women, trichomoniasis can cause serious medical
complications for pregnant women. This infection has been linked to early
delivery caused by the premature rupture of membranes.Low birth rate is
likely in infants born to mothers with trichomoniasis.