Trichomoniasis (trich) is caused by a tiny parasite (a one-celled protozoan) that most commonly is sexually transmitted from an infected person.
In women, trich organisms usually infect the Reference vagina and cervix Opens New Window Reference Opens New Window, Reference urethra Opens New Window, Reference bladder Opens New Window, and glands in the genital area, such as the Reference Bartholin's Opens New Window and Skene's glands.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference August 7, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, MPH - Infectious Disease