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Should I tell my partner if I have trichomoniasis?

Yes — your partner could have the infection too. You and your partner should be treated at the same time to keep from infecting each other again. Be sure to tell all of your recent sex partners also, so they can get tested and treated.
This answer is based on source information from the National Women's Health Information Center.
Angela Lowery
Family Medicine
Yes, you should notify your partner if you have been infected with trichomoniasis. Both you and your partner should be treated at the same time to prevent re-infection. If you have had recent sexual contact with others you will need to notify them also.

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