What are the signs and symptoms of trichomoniasis in males?

Updated: Jan 02, 2020
  • Author: Darvin Scott Smith, MD, MSc, DTM&H; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Trichomoniasis symptoms in men range from none to urethritis complicated by prostatitis. Nongonococcal nonchlamydial urethritis is the most common symptom reported by men with trichomoniasis. Symptoms of urethritis include the following: [57]

  • Discharge (purulent to mucoid in character)
  • Dysuria
  • Urethral pruritus

Less-common symptoms may include the following:

  • Pain in the urethra
  • Testicular pain
  • Lower abdominal pain

Most symptomatic T vaginalis infections in men are intermittent and self-limiting.


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