Trichomonas vaginalis is a microscopic organism that causes the disease trichomoniasis, which can be sexually transmitted from person to person.
- Both men and women may be infected with trichomoniasis. Many people who are infected have no symptoms.
- Symptoms in women include:
- Unusual and increased vaginal discharge (bubbly, pale green, or gray) with an unpleasant odor
- Itching, burning, or redness of the vulva and vagina
- Symptoms in men include:
- Discharge from the penis
- Burning with urination