Trichomonas Testing in Birmingham & Sutton Coldfield
Our expert team of healthcare professionals is dedicated to providing top-notch Trichomonas testing and care. Trichomonas is a sexually transmitted infection caused by the parasite Trichomonas vaginalis (TV).
Our private GPs can evaluate and diagnose any concerns you may have with your sexual health and provide expert advice on appropriate treatments. Whether you are experiencing issues or seeking reassurance, you can schedule an appointment directly with us without a GP referral. In many cases, we offer a same-day appointment for your convenience.
What is Trichomonas?
Trichomonas is a prevalent sexually transmitted infection that arises from the parasite Trichomonas vaginalis. While some individuals remain asymptomatic, others experience a range of distressing symptoms. It’s important to note that timely testing and diagnosis play a pivotal role in preventing the spread of this infection and safeguarding your health.
Our Approach to Trichomonas Testing
At Private Medical Clinic, we prioritize your health and well-being. Our comprehensive Trichomonas testing involves a meticulous examination and swab taken from the genital area or a urine sample. Our expert medical professionals ensure that the testing process is swift, accurate, and discreet.
What are the most common symptoms of Trichomonas?
Symptoms of Trichomonas infection can vary between genders. In women, symptoms may include:
- Abnormal Vaginal Discharge: The discharge is often thick, frothy, and displays yellow or green hues.
- Increased Discharge: An unusual increase in vaginal discharge, potentially accompanied by a strong fishy odor.
- Vaginal Soreness and Inflammation: Inflammation around the vagina, leading to discomfort and itching.
- Painful Urination and Intercourse: Pain or discomfort during urination or sexual intercourse.
Men with Trichomonas infection might experience:
- Painful Urination or Ejaculation: Discomfort during urination or ejaculation.
- Frequent Urination: An increased need to urinate.
- Penile Soreness and Swelling: Swelling around the head of the penis.
- Penile Discharge: Unusual discharge from the penis.