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Hematospermia (Overview)

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 a treatable cause present.


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Can fenugreek cause hematospermia?

Can fenugreek cause hematospermia?

Unknown.: A direct link to fenugreek consumption has not been found. A variety of conditions have been reported in patients with hematospermia, including benign and malignant disorders of the prostate gland, seminal vesicles, spermatic cord, and ejaculatory duct system, and urinary tract infections. However, the cause is unknown in most patients. ...Read more

Hematospermia (Overview)

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 a treatable cause present.


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One I mean fenugreek or gooseberry can cause hematospermia.?

Blood in Semen: Blood in the semen (hematospermia) most likely occurs from prostate swelling, not cancer. With the force of ejaculation, small blood vessels can rupture and cause bright red blood. After time this turns darker then rusty/yellow.
Evaluation for men > 40 includes a history, rectal exam and urinary studies. A psa may not be done depending on symptoms. Cystoscopy (look in the bladder) may be indicated. ...Read more

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How bad is the medical exam for hematospermia sufferers?

How bad is the medical exam for hematospermia sufferers?

Not bad, same: For hematospermia (blood in the ejaculation fluid) physician examination will be same as normal physical, how ever may focus more in examining of testes, cord, genitalia, rectal with prostatic message to see any bloody discharge is coming through penis. ...Read more

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What is hematospermia?

What is hematospermia?

Blood in the semen.: 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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Do I have hematospermia?

Do I have hematospermia?

Should be apparent.: 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.
Semen can be examined under microscopy. Often the cause is not apparent, but the condition resolves spontaneously. ...Read more

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What cause repeated hematospermia?

What cause repeated hematospermia?

My take is. ..: Blood in semen is not uncommon among all men, doubtlessly due to the vessel ruptures somewhere in the lining of seminal vesicles or ejaculatory ducts by possible inflammation / infection or vigorous contraction alone. However, decades-long experience in evaluating & treating hemospermia has gone nowhere despite extensive effort... Fortunately, the likelihood to have something serious has been low. ...Read more

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How can I recover from hematospermia.?

How can I recover from hematospermia.?

Hematospermia: Hematospermia (blood in th semen) is almost always from a benign cause such as inflammation or infection in the prostate or seminal vesicles. Blood looks brown when the body starts to break it down. If symptoms persist, you may need to see a physician for antibiotics. ...Read more

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Hey, hematospermia question. Only 15?

Hey, hematospermia question. Only 15?

Visit urologist.: Hematospermia is generally a benign condition that often resolves spontaneously. However, I recommend seeing a urologist who can take a history, physical examination, and urinalysis, and determine if any further testing is needed. ...Read more

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How bad is examination for hematospermia sufferers?

How bad is examination for hematospermia sufferers?

Relatively benign.: The initial workup of hematospermia is a history, physical examination, and urinalysis. The physical examination includes a digital rectal exam, which may be uncomfortable for the patient. No other invasive tests are generally used. A semen analysis may be performed. ...Read more

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How bad is the medical exam for hematospermia sufferers?

Not bad, same: For hematospermia (blood in the ejaculation fluid) physician examination will be same as normal physical, how ever may focus more in examining of testes, cord, genitalia, rectal with prostatic message to see any bloody discharge is coming through penis. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: hematospermia?

What is the definition or description of: hematospermia?

Blood in semen: 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 a treatable cause present. ...Read more

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Online and sources say it is hematospermia. What do I do?

Online and sources say it is hematospermia. What do I do?

Visit urologist.: Hematospermia is generally a benign condition that often resolves spontaneously. However, I recommend seeing a urologist who can take a history, physical examination, and urinalysis, and determine if any further testing is needed. ...Read more

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Does stress causes hematospermia?

Does stress causes hematospermia?

Unknown.: A direct link to stress has not been found. A variety of conditions have been reported in patients with hematospermia, including benign and malignant disorders of the prostate gland, seminal vesicles, spermatic cord, and ejaculatory duct system, and urinary tract infections. However, the cause is unknown in most patients. ...Read more

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Can fenugreek cause hematospermia?

Unknown.: A direct link to fenugreek consumption has not been found. A variety of conditions have been reported in patients with hematospermia, including benign and malignant disorders of the prostate gland, seminal vesicles, spermatic cord, and ejaculatory duct system, and urinary tract infections. However, the cause is unknown in most patients. ...Read more

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Does stress causes hematospermia too?

Does stress causes hematospermia too?

Unknown.: A direct link to stress has not been found. A variety of conditions have been reported in patients with hematospermia, including benign and malignant disorders of the prostate gland, seminal vesicles, spermatic cord, and ejaculatory duct system, and urinary tract infections. However, the cause is unknown in most patients. ...Read more

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I have observed hematospermia, how to recover from it and what precaution shall be taken care.?

I have observed hematospermia, how to recover from it and what precaution shall be taken care.?

Here are some...: For decades, seeing blood in semen has terrified almost all affected men, but fortunately, its related evaluations including all imaging studies (US, CT, MRI), bacterial studies, and cystourethroscopy have failed to reveal any health-related importance & significance. Nonetheless, a set of detailed Hx & digital rectal exam (DRE) is needed so to decide if additional tests are practically necessary. ...Read more

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Can hematospermia cause infertility?

Can hematospermia cause infertility?

Probably not: As usual, it depends on the cause but a little bloody sperm is usually not a symptom of infertility. ...Read more

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Does hematospermia also causes infertility?

Does hematospermia also causes infertility?

Depends: This depends on the cause of the hematospermia. Most of the causes are idiopathic and inconsequential. If the rest of the semen analysis is normal, then you are probably ok. ...Read more

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Can hematospermia lead to permanent infertility?

Can hematospermia lead to permanent infertility?

Cause is important: The cause of the blood in the sperm sample is important to identify whether infertility may be transient or permanents. I would recommend urologic evaluation immediately. ...Read more

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One I mean fenugreek or gooseberry can cause hematospermia.?

Blood in Semen: Blood in the semen (hematospermia) most likely occurs from prostate swelling, not cancer. With the force of ejaculation, small blood vessels can rupture and cause bright red blood. After time this turns darker then rusty/yellow.
Evaluation for men > 40 includes a history, rectal exam and urinary studies. A psa may not be done depending on symptoms. Cystoscopy (look in the bladder) may be indicated. ...Read more

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I have had hematospermia for a year now. 8 months ago I went through a 30 day round of antibiotics, which made no change. It still has not gone away.

Hematospermia: Hematospermia is generally a benign situation but when it occurs repeatedly and often, a urologist should evaluate the situation to assure that no pathology of significance is responsible. ...Read more

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Hematospermia diagnosed by sperm in urine?

Hematospermia diagnosed by sperm in urine?

Blood in sperm: Hematospermia is blood in the sperm that can be caused by multiple factors. It is usually a benign finding but a routine evaluation should be performed to rule out other pathology depending on your risk factors such as age, smoking, rectal examination, etc. ...Read more

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Two weeks ago I was put on anti biotics for hematospermia. Yesterday I had sex there was blood at first then normal sperm. Now its back to blood why?

Two weeks ago I was put on anti biotics for hematospermia. Yesterday I had sex there was blood at first then normal sperm. Now its back to blood why?

There are many caus: The following is from WebMD: this covers a lot of causes to consider.
Infection and inflammation. This is the most common cause of blood in the semen. Blood can come from an infection or inflammation, in any of the glands, tubes, or ducts that produce and move semen from the body. These include:

Prostate (the gland that produces the fluid part of semen)
Urethra (the tube that carries urine and semen from the penis)
Epididymis and vas deferens (tiny tube-like structures where sperm mature before ejaculation)
Seminal vesicles (which add more fluid to the semen)
It can also come from an STI (sexually transmitted infection) such as gonorrhea or chlamydia, or from another viral or bacterial infection. Infection and inflammation are the culprits behind nearly four out of every ten cases of blood in the semen. ...Read more

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Hematospermia, joint pains hips stiffness foot and finger ache are symptom of what?

Hematospermia, joint pains hips stiffness foot and finger ache are symptom of what?

Hematospermia: The hematospermia is unlikely related to the joint pain. It generally is a self-limited problem warranting urologic evaluation in those with recurrent hematospermia, age greater than forty, and those with associated pain or urethral discharge. ...Read more

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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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