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A 31-year-old female asked:

is thick sperm normal?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
DEPENDS: On how often that man has been ejaculating lately. It tends to thin out a bit the more frequently it comes out.
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
It can be: The viscosity or thickness of semen depends on the number of recent ejaculates as well as the hydration status of the patient. Several ejaculates within a small amount of time will increase the thickness and decrease the volume.

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