Origin of Trichomoniasis

Patient

Q: I have been diagnosed with trichomoniasis but I am faithful to my husband and he claims to be faithful to me. I understand that it is a parasite, so I am curious as to where it came from if he were indeed telling the truth. Is it possible that it may have formed in one of our bodies? I hate that I don't know what to think. You hear STD and think the worst, but then in researching the topic I am finding it could be contracted in other ways..help!

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