About 70% of infected people do not have any signs or symptoms. When trichomoniasis does cause symptoms, they can range from mild irritation to severe inflammation. Some people with symptoms get them within 5 to 28 days after being infected. Others do not develop symptoms until much later. Symptoms can come and go.
Men with trichomoniasis may notice:
Women with trichomoniasis may notice:
Having trichomoniasis can make it feel unpleasant to have sex. Without treatment, the infection can last for months or even years.