Define : Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted disease  caused by small organism called trichomonas vaginalis.

We have described :

Management of Tichomonas vagintis

Symptoms of Tichomonas vagintis

Investigation of Tichomonas vagintis

Treatment of Tichomonas vagintis

Symptoms  of Trichomonas vagintis :

For women :

  • Sudden onset of purulent vaginal discharge – profuse or scanty. 
  • Irritation and itching of introitus.
  • Dysuria and frequency of micturattion
  • Dyspareunia
  • Per vaginal discharge– thin, cream- coloured and frothy
  • Vulva is inflamed with evidences of pruritus.
  • Vagina is tender, may be diffuse, fiery red in colour with multiple punctuate haemorrhagic spots giving the appearance of strawberry.
  • The external urethral meatus is congested.

For men : 

  • Itching inside the penis
  • Burning after urination or ejaculation
  • The urge to urinate frequently 
  • Penile discharge

Investigation of Trichomoniasis :

For women : 

  •  Vaginal and urethral swab M/E – Hanging drop preparation.
  • Culture of the discharge in kupferberg’s or Feinberg, Whittington medium;

For men : 

  • Urethral discharge can be examined under microscope to look for the parasite.

Treatment of Trichomoniasis: 

Of both partners :

A. Metronidazole : Adult – 1 tab tds for 7 days

Below 12 years half tab tds for 7 days.

Infants : 50 mg tds for 7 days.

Second course after 1 week interval gives better result.

 For first trimester of pregnancy : Intravaginal metronidazole 100 mg pessaries one per day for 7 days

B. Advice : 

  • The partners should use condom during coitus until sex is cured.
  • The partner should be given the same treatment simultaneously.
  • Care in disposal of her underclothing.
  • Keep her own bath towel in order to minimize the chance of infecting other members of the family.

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