Trichomoniasis symptoms in men and women

What is trichomoniasis and how is it treated

Trichomoniasis is a known venereal disease, mainly transmitted through sexual intercourse. Infection usually occurs as a result personal hygiene neglect, usage of same towels, and swimming in pools. The main transmitter is bacterium trichomonas vaginalis.

In women, the infection affects the vagina, bladder and urinary tract, while trichomoniasis in men is mostly expressed in the prostate and urethra, where the bacteria first multiplies. Sexually transmitted disease affects all ages, but are most vulnerable to it are younger people, but all the other people who are sexually active. It is very important in time to start the treatment for trichomonas, because the consequences can be very serious. Below find out more on prevention and natural treatment.

Trichomoniasis symptoms in women and men

The first symptoms of Trichomoniasis in men is manifested through frequent urination accompanied by pain, swelling involuntary urine from the urethra, the secretion of foamy liquids, and khaki colours from the anus. However, sometimes the infection makes no recognizable symptoms.

Since trichomoniasis often occurs without visible symptoms, creates the illusion that men are not susceptible to infection. The first manifestations of the disease appear after a week up to four weeks after contact with an infected person, and in women up to six months after infection.

Symptoms of infection in the fairer sex

Vaginal discharge odour is yellowish-greenish in colour, there is itching of the vagina and external genitalia, which are swollen and the mucous membrane is slightly reddish in colour. Women have expressed a sense of pain during sexual intercourse or during urination.

This gender diseases alike are exposed to both sexes, although trichomoniasis in women is more often diagnosed. The bacteria is highly resistant, and easy to transmit with indirect - contact via towels, because it can survive for 45 minutes without a host. Because of this sexual intercourse is not the only form of transmission of this persistent infection.

It is especially dangerous during pregnancy because as it can cause miscarriage. If not detected and not treated in time, trichomoniasis can cause infertility.

Trichomoniasis antibiotic therapy

To diagnose trichomoniasis, it is obliged to go to the doctor, for the examination and specific tests to confirm the presence of bacteria. In the case that the symptoms of trichomoniasis are already reported, it is necessary to immediately take a sample of fluid from the urethra or vagina. The presence of infection is more difficult to establish in men.

From medications a specialist overwrites combination of vaginal and antibiotics medication, which are well proven in practice. It is important that therapy at the same time is implemented on partner of the patient, even if no symptoms were manifested, but it is advisable to avoid sexual interaction over a long period.

Treatment of trichomoniasis include: general and local treatment, recovery function of the vagina and its flora, strengthening the immunity and taking prescribed medications.

Trichomoniasis; how to prevent its return

Take medication until the end, even if the notice improvement, continue to take it because trichomoniasis might return. To prevent the return of infection, women should regularly visit the gynaecologist every three months, while men have to repeat the analysis every two months after the treatment.

To get rid of chronic trichomonasis you needs to practice antimicrobial therapy, which lasts longer and in most cases is combined with other medications.
Natural treatment of trichomoniasis - what herbalists recommend?

Natural products can be very much effective when it comes to trichomoniasis, the most commonly recommended are the following plants:

Garlic against Trichomoniasis
  • Squeeze the juice from garlic cloves, in the amount of half a teaspoon and drink three times a day. Be sure to drink only freshly squeezed juice.

Also, trichomoniasis can be treated and using onion:
  • Grate a quarter of onion and three cloves of garlic and soak a piece of gauze in it, which should twisted as a buffer and to put into the vagina. Keep it in for about four hours. Practice this minimum of least five days (longer if necessary).

If you experience itching of vagina, in mixture with onions add fat of calendula.

Phenomenal aloe vera

Squeeze the juice from an aloe leaf. You can do this as follows:
  • Crushed leaf of aloe wrap in cheesecloth and squeeze the juice. Half an hour before meals drink one teaspoon three times a day. If itching is one of the symptoms of trichomonas, this juice can be soaked on a tampon and put it into the vagina. The juice can also be used for lubrication.

Make chamomile tea
  • Pour 5 tablespoons of chamomile with 4 dl of boiling water, cover and leave to rest for two hours. Strain and drink a cup of tea, twice a day before meals.

Eucalyptus and immortelle cure trichomoniasis
  • Mix 4 teaspoons of the flowers and leaves of tansy eucalyptus, 2 teaspoons of yarrow, 3 teaspoons of fruit Sephora (Japanese acacia). One tablespoon of the mixture pour with 2 dl of boiling water and leave it covered to rest for half an hour. Strain and drink 2 tablespoons on an empty stomach three times a day.

Trichomoniasis is with this treatment cured in 21 days, after which you need to re-do the laboratory analysis.

The root of sweet flag is an excellent natural remedy

Sweet Flag is known for its cleansing properties, so the root of this plant is successfully used in the treatment of trichomoniasis in the form of tinctures. Do as follows:
  • Pour into a glass jar 3 tablespoons of sweet flag root and pour with half a litre of vodka. Close the container leave in a warm place to rest for two weeks. Strain, pour the liquid into a dark glass bottle. Take three times a day 30 drops in a little hot water.

NOTE: If you are already diagnosed with trichomoniasis, listen to the advice of your doctor and apply the prescribed treatment. Phytotherapy can be a great supplement, but it should not be applied on your own initiative. Consult with your doctor about the application teas and medicinal plants.