What happens if trichomoniasis isn't treated?

What happens if trichomoniasis isn't treated?

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If you don't get treated, the infection stays in your body. Even without symptoms, it can be passed to others. Having trichomoniasis also can increase a woman's risk of getting HIV if she is exposed to the virus.
This answer is based on source information from the National Women's Health Information Center.

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