I was tested positive for trichomoniasis in September. I was prescribed the 4 pills metronidazole to take as an single dose. I had ate a meal & after an hour took the 4 pills as I was told to do. I had felt sick to my stomach but ignored it and went to sleep the whole day. Hours passed & I had woke up & threw up. Now, thing is i still have the strong odor. I use douches, even stopped using douches to give a chance for my body to clean itself out naturally but the odor is still there ! The burning while peeing went away and everything but not the odor. Was the pills not strong enough? Did I needed more? Or me throwing up made the pills not really work? & no I haven’t had sex ever since I found out I came out positive. But i know this isn’t normal for me to still have this odor and I also haven’t even been discharging. I’m really worried. It bothers me not knowing if I’m completely healthy & that I may still have this. Thinking about getting an check up.
Using a douche is probably half your problem as it does not allow for a good vs bad bacterial balance. Douching is not healthy.
It takes several days to take full effect..if no improvement..call your Dr.
If your throw it up you have to repeat the process. You have to take the 4 pills all over again because you threw it all up. So there for your not treated. A doctor told me so.
Go back to your doctor
- Metronidazole Information for Consumers
- Metronidazole Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Metronidazole (detailed)
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