A 52-year-old male asked:
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is sperm always in the penis or only when erection take place?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
No: It is stored in the testes and epididymis in the scrotum. The penis is only for urine when not erect.
Answered on May 26, 2013
Dr. Lane Childs
33 years experience Urology
Neither: Sperm found in semen is discharged into the urethra at ejaculation. The urethra passes through the penis. An erection is not necessarily associated with ejaculation and sperm is not always found in the urethra.
Answered on May 27, 2013

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