Doctor insights on:
No right answer: There are too many variables to answer this with one simple answer. It all depends. ...Read more
Should be same: Hopefully the only thing missing in your semen is sperm. These are microscopic creatures and don't take up much space/volume of the semen. As a result, your semen quantity/quality/consistency should be about same as before the vasectomy. You may see some blood at first, but this should resolve. If you have any problem/concern, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Discharge 5 hours after sex. How to tell if this is pre-cum/ semen? What color would it be? And what odor?
Normal : After intercourse there will be discharge as the vaginal secretions mix with the ejaculated fluid deposited in the vagina. Some will drain out and some will be absorbed. Since you asked about precum vs semen I am wondering if there is more to your question? Are you unsure if ejaculation occurred inside you? If so remember there is 4-5 million sperm in precum. Pullout method is not safe. ...Read more
Does semen change color depending on the surface it is exposed on? On skin mine is white but on white surface it is yellow. Explanation?
Normal Appearance: Normal seminal fluid appears whitish to pearly opalescent. The amount that is produced with ejaculation may vary from day to day, though its consistency is typically thicker than mucus from a runny nose. If you've noticed a change in the color, quality or amount of semen you are producing, it's wise to make an appointment to see your doctor. ...Read more
Leave well enough alone. By trying to influence the appearance of your semen you are likely to make matters worse for your health.
For good health — Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Varies place 2 place: Also, how many needs to be analysed. Suggest you ask dr. Who advises semenanalysis, unless you are only interested in total sperm count ; % viable sperm. Then look up labs via google, call and ask how much they charge. Good luck. ...Read more
Here are some ...: The study on the taste of semen is lacking and this concern carries no weight for clinical significance so it's been not worth to design such a study to specifically address your question up to this time. At best, the taste of semen seems more an issue teasing curiosity and fantasy than clinical practicality. ...Read more
Evaluate for reason: Many possible reasons but impossible to say in general. If your husband has consistent (more than once or twice) hematospermia (bloody semen,) and unless it's related to recent surgery, injury, prostate biopsy, etc., he needs to be evaluated promptly for underlying cause. See his primary doctor or can go to a urologist directly in some cases. ...Read more