The Truth About STI's

Trichomoniasis

Trichomoniasis

Trichomoniasis is a very common STI, and is considered to be the most easily curable with a round of antibiotics. This infection is caught is through unprotected intercourse. Most people that have Trich do not have symptoms, but some of the symptoms include irritation or itching in the genitals. The symptoms may vary. If this infection is left untreated there is a greater chance of getting the HIV virus or passing other STI's. It is caught when an infected person passes it to an uninfected person during unprotected intercourse.

Stastics

  • An estimated 3.7 million people have Trich (about 30% will develop symptoms).
  • Older women are more likely to get this infection than younger women.
  • This STI is the most common curable one
  • If left untreated it may cause mothers to have premature births.