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Blood in semen?

Blood in semen?

Hematospermia.: Hematospermia is the appearance of blood in the ejaculate. While it is usually alarming to patients, the cause is almost always benign. The initial evaluation consists of a history, physical examination, and urinalysis. Those who have symptoms of urethritis should be tested for gonorrhea and chlamydia. Often the cause is not apparent, but the condition resolves spontaneously. ...Read more

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Hematospermia (Definition)

Hematospermia means blood in the semen or ejaculate. This is a common occurence, and usually is self-limited. If other symptoms accompany the blood, then there may be ...Read more


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Why HIV antibody test using blood for detection not semen since someone may have undetectable viral load in blood but detectable in semen ?

Why HIV antibody test using blood for detection not semen since someone may have undetectable viral load in blood but detectable in semen ?

Not true: Blood tests are the best course and currently the most accurate way to test for HIV. Your conclusion is not correct. BTW, how do you then propose testing for HIV in women? ...Read more

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Would a hernia cause blood in semen?

Would a hernia cause blood in semen?

No it does not: Inguinal hernia does not cause blood in the semen.It is caused by 1 proatatitis 2utis 3stds like gonorrhea and chlamydia 4benign prostatic hypertrophy 5prostate biopsy 6 trauma to retis or prostate 7 cancer of prostate, bladder or reproductive organs but it is not caused by hernia.If you have blood in semen, get it checked by your doctor or a urologist. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when there's blood in my semen?

It means: You need to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Does ciprofoxacin cures blood in semen?

No it doesn't: Unless blood was associated or due to infection in prostate or seminal vesicles. Such an infection would be extremely rare and associated with urinary tract symtoms such as pain or burning with urinaton or severe pelvic pain. Blood in semen is usually benign, not associated with malignancy ; usually settles down on it's own.. ...Read more

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Blood in semen?

Hematospermia.: Hematospermia is the appearance of blood in the ejaculate. While it is usually alarming to patients, the cause is almost always benign. The initial evaluation consists of a history, physical examination, and urinalysis. Those who have symptoms of urethritis should be tested for gonorrhea and chlamydia. Often the cause is not apparent, but the condition resolves spontaneously. ...Read more

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I have blood in semen, what is this?

I have blood in semen, what is this?

Urgent MD visit: You should see a doctor immediately to evaluate this issue. ...Read more

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Does ciprofoxacin cures blood in semen?

No it doesn't: Unless blood was associated or due to infection in prostate or seminal vesicles. Such an infection would be extremely rare and associated with urinary tract symtoms such as pain or burning with urinaton or severe pelvic pain. Blood in semen is usually benign, not associated with malignancy ; usually settles down on it's own.. ...Read more

Semen (Definition)

Semen is the white, viscous substance that forms the male ejaculate. Semen contains sperm, fructose (nutrition for the sperm), and ...Read more