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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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I think I sexually sterile. Semen does not come out and just (prostatic fluid) out ; with pain in the bladder. Yellow liquid during urination?

I think I sexually sterile. Semen does not come out and just (prostatic fluid) out ; with pain in the bladder. Yellow liquid during urination?

Sterile: I suggest that you schedule and examination and lab tests with a urologist. He/she should be able to tell if sperm are going into the bladder. ...Read more

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What is the average cost of a semen analysis & how long does it take?

What is the average cost of a semen analysis & how long does it take?

Semen analysis: Price is generally $100-$150. Actually takes <1 hour to do depending on the lab. ...Read more

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I'm having semen leakage problem all day long for a year. What could be the cure & cause of this?

I'm having semen leakage problem all day long for a year. What could be the cure & cause of this?

Need exam: If you are having discharge from your penis you need to see a doctor who will test it and check for signs of infection, especially you are sexually active. ...Read more

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How long does semen survive on bed sheets? Would it be safe to say they are dead after 24 hours?

How long does semen survive on bed sheets? Would it be safe to say they are dead after 24 hours?

Doesn't matter...: It doesn't matter how long, because the living things in healthy, normal semen are the sperm. The rest of the semen is not alive and thus does not survive nor die. Sperm on a bedsheet are out of their natural environment and can do nothing. If a sperm can do nothing, it does not matter how long it can survive. That said, the answer is yes, the sperm are dead after 24 hours, maybe after 24 minutes. ...Read more

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Been having blood in my semen for two weeks now with no other symptoms but how long will the blood last in my semen?

HEMATOSPERMIA: Blood in the semen is often benign but needs to be worked up. It often starts out red and changes to a brick color prior to going away. Here is a link
www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003163.Htm. ...Read more

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My semen seems to come out when it's not erect or if I do not masturbate a long time. Is there a way to stop this from happening?

My semen seems to come out when it's not erect or if I do not masturbate a long time. Is there a way to stop this from happening?

No, but coping...: We are not born equal in the anatomical detailed features of any organs among all individuals. What you reported merely indicates the likelihood of poor sphincteric function of ejaculatory duct & seminal vesicles, which would have no cure, but need to cope with it by avoiding constipation, straining to defecate or urinate, using protecting pad, and it is okay/harmless as long as being functional.. ...Read more

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How long can semen stay inside of you?

Several hours.: Semen gels in the vagina giving sperm time to enter the cervix and uterus. The semen liquifies and then drains out. This takes a variable time depending on the individual (male). Once inside the uterus, sperm can live for only a few days and then they die. ...Read more

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How long does HIV last in dried semen?

How long does HIV last in dried semen?

HIV: In certain conditions, the virus can survive outside the body for several weeks. Survival depends on the body fluid, volume of the fluid, concentration of the virus within it, temperature, acidity, and exposure to sunlight and humidity. HIV transmission has not been reported as a consequence of contact with spillages of blood, semen or other body fluids. ...Read more

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How long does HIV survive in semen outside the body?

How long does HIV survive in semen outside the body?

HIV: May be several hours. Cdc laboratory studies have shown that drying HIV reduces the viral amounts by 90 to 99 percent within several hours. ...Read more

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After sex, how long will semen stay in the vagaina after sex?

After sex, how long will semen stay in the vagaina after sex?

3-5 days: Semen naturally "drains" from the vagina after ejaculation in the cavity. This occurs immediately after sex. The longest that sperm can survive in fertile (thin) cervical fluid/mucous is five days. Pregnancies can be attributed to intercourse that takes place within the five days before ovulation and the day of ovulation. ...Read more

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If I just recovered from flu, how long should I wait before going for semen analysis?

If I just recovered from flu, how long should I wait before going for semen analysis?

Fertility specialist: It can take weeks for your sperm production and quality to return fully, despite your recovery from the flu. Please contact a fertility specialist or sperm donor center for more complete information. ...Read more

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My semen is stringy and I actually have to physically use a tissue to pull it out of my urethra and it's pretty long, is this okay?

My semen is stringy and I actually have to physically use a tissue to pull it out of my urethra and it's pretty long, is this okay?

Ok, but...: Your described features of semen suggest its viscosity could be at the high end of normal range, which should be insignificant with no need for concern as long as being comfortable and able to reproduce. More? Contact me at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to log in for an appointment and I can help. ...Read more

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How long can semen live after ejaculation outside the body? A few minutes or hours? How long do they do when ejaculated on the surface of an object?

Rapidly: If not kept in an enviroment near body temperature, sperm die very rapidly. Hence, semen samples need to be transported near body temperature to the lab within 30 min to 1 hour of collection. ...Read more

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Does the male orgasm only last as long as you ejaculate semen?

Does the male orgasm only last as long as you ejaculate semen?

That is right...: The pleasuring feeling during ejaculation results rhythmic vigorous contractions of genital tract & pelvic muscles in conjunction of all skeletal muscle tension and surging secretion of endorphin & others in the brain. Its complexity of exact mechanism is still incompletely understood; that is all we've known so far. So, the answer to your Q is yes. ...Read more

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How long could HIV semen still be infectious outside the body?

Don't take chances: While HIV is reported as only capable of living hours-days in the environment, some hepatitis viruses and other infectious agents can live much longer--also, you do not want to be the first-case-ever for something. Clean up with commercially available antiviral/antimicrobial cleaner or wipe. ...Read more

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How long does HIV live in semen and is dried cum still infectious?

Varies: It depends upon physical factors like how rapidly the semen dries, the temperature, where the semen is deposited, etc. This virus seldom survives long outside of the body unless it has a cell carrier. Semen can provide that as long as it remains wet. Once it is completely dry the virus will die. ...Read more

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How long could HIV live in semen and is dried positive semen still infectious?

How long could HIV live in semen and is dried positive semen still infectious?

Yes, but: Live when wet. Still potentially infectious when dry. If you are HIV positive and not using barrier sex, you are seriously potentially infecting your partner. If you are having sex with an HIV positive partner....I can't understand that! ...Read more

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How long does it take for the seminal vesicles to reproduce semen after ejactulation?

How long does it take for the seminal vesicles to reproduce semen after ejactulation?

Vas deferens is duct: Sperm is produced in the testis, they pass into the vas (1) via the epididymis ; thence to the ejaculatory duct. Most of your semen is produced in the prostate gland (3) ; seminal vesicles (2). Some men are able to ejaculate a second time 15 - 30 minutes after the first. Men tend to produce less semen as they age ; thus take longer before they can ejaculate again. Hope this answers you. ...Read more

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For a long time when I ejaculated my semen was blood red. Hasn't happened for 6 months. Should I still worry?

For a long time when I ejaculated my semen was blood red. Hasn't happened for 6 months. Should I still worry?

No: Blood in the semen is worth a family physician office visit but very seldom is a sign of serious disease, especially in a young guy. In fact, we usually never find the casue. ...Read more

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Enterococcus in semen cuture. Put on linezolid 600. feeling better after first dose. For how long should I take this?

Ask your doctor: Enterococcus is not something to mess around with. It is known to have serious antibiotic resistance. Listen to your treating physicians. ...Read more

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How long can the HIV virus survive in dried semen?

How long can the HIV virus survive in dried semen?

HIV: Cdc says that drying of body fluids will reduce the viral load by 99% within several hours. There have been no cases documented to have been transmitted by infected fluids off surfaces. ...Read more