What is it?
Trichomonas is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). It can infect the genitals of both men and women
How do you get it?
- unprotected vaginal, anal or oral sex (sex without a condom)
- sharing sex toys
How do I know if I have Trichomonas?
Almost half of all people with Trichomonas infection will have no symptoms.
Women are more likely to get symptoms than men
If you do develop symptoms you may experience
- a yellow or green discharge from the vagina, which can have an unpleasant, ‘fishy’ smell
- genital itching and soreness .
- pain or a burning sensation when peeing
- pain or discomfort during sex.
Where can I get tested?
- Make an appointment with your GP or contact Grampian Sexual Health Services - call 0345 337 9900
For more information visit NHS inform