How long does trichomoniasis last without treatment?
Some people with symptoms of trich get them within 5 to 28 days after being infected, but others do not develop symptoms until much later.
Symptoms can come and go, and without treatment, the infection can last for months or even years..
What happens if a man goes untreated for trich?
Left untreated, trichomoniasis can lead to severe health problems. Trichomonas infection is closely tied to co-infection with HIV, easing transmission of the virus that causes AIDS.
How long does it take for trichomoniasis to go away in males?
About 1 in 5 people get infected again within 3 months after receiving treatment. To avoid getting reinfected, all sex partners should get treated with antibiotics at the same time. Wait to have sex again until everyone has been treated and any symptoms go away (usually about a week).
Can a man give a woman trichomoniasis?
Yes, a man can infect a woman with trich. Most people with a trich infection may not show any symptoms and never know that they have it. However, a man who is unaware of the infection can transmit it to a woman.