Can an episode of trichomonal vulvovaginitis recur once it is cured?

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An infection of trichomonal vulvovaginitis is a sexually transmitted disease, which means that it can be spread through sexual contact or intercourse. Treatment of individual cases can be very effective and symptoms usually disappear within a week. However, you can contract trichomonal vulvovaginitis again through sexual exposure to the parasitic organism that causes it. It is important to know if your sexual partner may be infected and to practice safe sex by using a condom during sexual activity. These precautions can reduce the risk of spreading or catching a sexually transmitted disease.

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