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List of all known sexually transmitted infections trichomoniasis


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It is caused by infection with a protozoan parasite called Trichomonas vaginalis. Although symptoms of the disease vary, most people who have the parasite cannot tell they are infected. Trichomoniasis is the most common curable STD. In the United States, an estimated 3. Infection is more common in women than in men.

Older women are more likely than younger women to have been infected with trichomoniasis. The parasite passes from an infected person to an uninfected person during sex.

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