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Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Missing Context: You are not sharing with us the reason for the test and what your doctor diagnosed. Positive culture represents an infection.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Nwanguma
20 years experience Infectious Disease
None: Usually enterococcus are not found in semen culture. If one is found, it is abnormal and may represent an infection of the one of the genital organs.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Genitourinary tract: Enterococcus is found commonly is stool - and for some reason now it is turning up in a semen culture. This could mean one of two things: a) the cultu ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Go see your doctor: You shouldn't have enterococcus in your semen so however diagnosis was made, you can ask your doctor to repeat it to prove that you're cured. Typicall ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Normal: Coagulase negative staph is among the most common of all bacteria on our skin and in all body openings. It is almost always harmless. Finding it semen ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Means nothing: Ureaplasma is a normal bateria in the urinary tract; up to half of all adults have it. Although rarely some strains of Ureaplasma can cause symptoms, ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possible: It is unusual to find pseudomonas and thus it could be a possible cause although I suspect that something else is causing the pelvic pain. Have your ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Infection?: The repeated isolation of the same organism from expressed prostatic secretions suggest a chronic infection. I would talk to your doctor and consider ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Common bacteria: E. coli and its gram-negative rod relatives, less often staph and strep. Different groups do the workup differently. Chlamydia may be sought by gene p ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shahruq Sarela
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Std tests: Hi Wanda, so doing a penile or vaginal culture can be tested for a variety of things, but a common STD panel includes gonorrhea, Chlamydia, are the ba ... Read More

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