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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Various Colors Of Semen

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What causes a low semen count?

What causes a low semen count?

Sperm count can vary: And labs are not always accurate in their counts. Keep in good health and sperm count will generally be ok. Avoid toxins like alcohol, tobacco, anabolics, opiates, as well as heat, trauma, radiation, etc. And check w/your doctor if you're concerned. ...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


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What causes semen production to decrease?

What causes semen production to decrease?

Age and infrquent SA: Semen production tends to decrease with advancing age. Also with chronic disease such as diabetes. Semen frequently goes backwards, into the bladder after prostate surgery. Infrequent ejaculatios, either by masturbation or during sex probably leads to reduced semen production. ...Read more

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What could cause my semen to be clumpy sometimes?

What could cause my semen to be clumpy sometimes?

Semen: The color and consistancy of semen is quite variable. This observation is unlikely to represent any particular medical problem. ...Read more

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Stringy mucus semen, what are the causes?

Stringy mucus semen, what are the causes?

Normal: After ejaculation, semen is tapioca-like and clumpy. It then liquifies over a 1 hour period and becomes stringy like molasses. Stringiness, to some degree, is normal. ...Read more

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What would cause a mans semen to smell fishy ?

Semen oder: Semen can have a different smell due to a man's diet. Supposedly consuming more fresh fruits that are sweet will improve that. Semen oder can potentially also be indicative of a potential infection. ...Read more

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What could cause bloody semen? Ejaculation was bloody.

What could cause bloody semen? Ejaculation was bloody.

Blood : Blood in your semen is called hematospermia. This is not uncommon and is not necessarily problematic. If you are at young man and have been sexually active without protection- talk to your doctor about being evaluated for an std. If your are a man over 40 and this is recurrent, see your doctor to ensure that there is not a serious cause like prostate cancer. ...Read more

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What type of odor does semen have? What causes the smell?

What type of odor does semen have? What causes the smell?

Semen: The characteristic odor of semen is caused by a chemical known as spermine. The substance is quite common in nature and is found in a variety of plants (hence, the semen-like smell in the yard or garden in the spring). It was named spermine because it was first isolated from semen ...Read more

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What causes the amount of semen to vary during ejaculation?

Frequency: The more often you ejaculate, the less each dose available. Donating to a sperm bank, you should give once or twice week. ...Read more

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What causes enterococcus faecalis in ones semen? What is it?

What causes enterococcus faecalis in ones semen? What is it?

Bacteria: Enterococcus species are bacteria that are common in the bowel and their presence in semen can be due to contamination from anal intercourse. ...Read more