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Is finding blood in my semen a sign that I have prostatitis?

Is finding blood in my semen a sign that I have prostatitis?

Not necessarily: Hematospermia (blood in semen) is almost always benign. It can represent prostatitis but also may not reflect anything at all. ...Read more

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Prostatitis (Definition)

Prostatitis is the swelling and inflammation of the prostate gland, which is a gland located beneath the bladder in men. Prostatitis usually results in painful and difficult urination, and there may be flu-like symptoms present. There are many causes of prostatitis, one of ...Read more


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Was with my gf.Had a prolonged erection without ejaculation yesterday, today i masturbated, saw blood in whole semen, im scared, serious?I hav prostatitis

Don't worry: I'm glad you have somebody special. This happens to many men from time to time, especially after prolonged arousal. Nobody really understands why, but it's not something to worry about unless you have other symptoms / signs over at least two weeks. ...Read more

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Blood in semen 3 weeks, urologist thinks prostritis, taking cipro (ciprofloxacin) 500mg 2x/day for 8 days now, same maybe little worse, peeing blood, bit pain abdomen ?

Blood in semen 3 weeks, urologist thinks prostritis, taking cipro (ciprofloxacin) 500mg 2x/day for 8 days now, same maybe little worse, peeing blood, bit pain abdomen ?

Hematuria=cystoscope: Blood in semen usually not serious but blood in urine might be. Was a urine culture obtained? And if so was urine infected? And if infected was infection sensitive to cipro (ciprofloxacin)?. Discus with urologist and ?Need for cystoscopic examination. ...Read more

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How to increase the amount of semen with chronic prostatitis?

How to increase the amount of semen with chronic prostatitis?

Prostatitis: The prostate gland accounts for about 2/3 of the volume of ejaculate. Chronic inflammation/infection may reduce this. Treating the inflammatory process and warm sitz baths for about 15-20 minutes twice a day may help, but beyond these measures it is difficult to predict how to increase volume of semen. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can prostatitis result in bloody semen?

Can prostatitis result in bloody semen?

Sometimes: Semen is produced in the prostate and is expelled when you ejaculate. Prostate infection causes inflammation and pain can occur in the prostate, penis, testicles and pelvis. The prostate is most active during arousal / ejac and penis pain is common. Color, volume and consistency of the semen can change. See an md for possible antibiotics. Other causes include: urethral scar, urine infx, stis. ...Read more

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Can prostatitis result in yellow semen?

Can prostatitis result in yellow semen?

Possibly: Pain in the perineum, the region between the anus and the scrotum, frequency, urgency and slowing of the urinary stream with a possible fever are consistent with acute prostatitis. One may see purulent discharge or yellowish ejaculate in this circumstance. This is uncommon occurring in about 5% of the prostatitis cases. More common is chronic prostatitis which would be without a fever or prostatodynia. ...Read more

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I have prostatitis. I want to know does prostatitis effect semen stream, because I have slow semen stream, but urine stream is fine.

I have prostatitis. I want to know does prostatitis effect semen stream, because I have slow semen stream, but urine stream is fine.

Yes it does: The prostate is very involved in making up the semen - so if you've been told you have prostatitis then indeed I would expect some abnormalities until your condition is cured. It looks like you're on levofloxacin, which is good medicine for prostate infections - I hope your doc cultured you to be 100% sure. Hang in there - I think you will get better but it may take some time. ...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