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How can I prevent infecting my partner with trichomoniasis?

Jill A. Grimes, MD
Family Medicine

If you have had no prior sexual contact with your partner, abstain from sex and direct genital-to-genital contact until you have completed appropriate antibiotic therapy.

If you have had prior sexual intimacy with your partner, abstain from sex and from direct genital-to-genital contact until you both have completed antibiotic treatment for trich.

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