According to the New York University Langone Medical Center, it is highly unlikely to contract trichomoniasis from sitting on a toilet seat. Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted disease that is transmitted by sexual contact between two people.Know More
Medicine Net explains that trichomoniasis is a parasite that thrives in warm and moist conditions. This parasite cannot live long outside of a host. Even if someone that has trichomoniasis sits on a toilet and leaves the parasite behind, it is extremely unlikely to live long enough to be a concern.
Trichomoniasis can be contracted by both men and women, although the symptoms of the disease may vary. Women typically have the more prevalent and frequent symptoms.Learn more about STIs
A raised, elongated toilet seat is beneficial to people with various mobility issues, for example problems in bending the knees and joint stiffness. It makes it easier for seniors and patients to use the toilet without a lot of struggle, as explained by ParentGiving.com.Full Answer >
How much bacteria your fingernails contain compared to a toilet seat, depends largely on nail biting habits, hand hygiene and how often the toilet seat is cleaned. Illness causing germs have been found on people's fingernails, with the most likely causes being handling meat, poor bathroom hygiene and changing diapers.Full Answer >
A unicellular protozoan parasite causes trichomoniasis, and it is generally transmitted during unprotected sexual contact, explains Mayo Clinic. Risk factors for the condition include having multiple sexual partners, a previous trichomoniasis infection or a history of other sexually transmitted infections.Full Answer >
According to WebMD, because Trichomoniasis is usually asymptomatic in men, diagnosis is dependent on a lab exam of urethral fluid. Presence of the parasite Trichomonas vaginalis notes a positive diagnosis. When symptoms are present men can experience burning after ejaculation or urination, irritation inside the penis and a mild discharge.Full Answer >