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  • Trichomonas (also known as trichomoniasis and 'trich') is a sexually transmissible infection (STI).
  • Many people with trichomonas do not experience any symptoms.
  • Trichomonas may cause a yellowy green, ‘frothy’ discharge that is often accompanied by an unpleasant odour, vaginal or vulval itching and/or a burning sensation.
  • The infection can be treated with antibiotics.
  • Avoid sex or use condoms until the infection has been treated.

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Reviewed on: 03-10-2023