What is it?
This is a Sexually transmitted infection, which is caused by a
tiny parasite, not visible to the naked eye. This is found in the
vagina and urethra (the water passage).
How did I get it?
What are the symptoms?
An increase in vaginal discharge
Pain passing water
Usually no symptoms but they may notice a discharge or discomfort
when passing urine.
What will it do to me?
It will just cause discomfort, long term problems are unusual.
Where can I go?
GUM/Sexual Health Clinic, or a Doctor.
Can it be treated?
Yes with a cause of antibiotics. Your partner will also need treatment
even if they feel perfectly healthy.
Always wearing a condom during sex will reduce the
risk of becoming infected.