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Is it possible to tell how much sperm a man has by feeling his prostate?

Is it possible to tell how much sperm a man has by feeling his prostate?

No: The amount of spermatozoa contained in the ejaculate is not related to the size or texture of the prostate. likewise the amount of semen per ejaculation is not related to the size or texture of the prostate ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Keith
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Prostate (Definition)

The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more


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Can some sperm still come out of a mans penis if he had his prostate removed because of cancer?

No: Semen production is no longer possible after a prostatectomy for prostate cancer, because the glands that produce the fluid, namely the prostate and the seminal vesicles, are removed during the operation. Men may still have fluid from the urethra during sex due to secretions from small urethral glands. ...Read more

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Will a prostate infection turn your sperm a yellowish green?

Will a prostate infection turn your sperm a yellowish green?

Here are some…: The color of semen may widely vary along lifespan and should carry no health concern as long as being comfortable in urination and daily living. Of course, seek professional evaluation and counseling if you've further concern one way or the other. Best wish… ...Read more

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Where does sperm go after prostate removal?

Sperm : Sperm comes from the testes and travel through the prostate when a male ejaculatrs; after prostatectomy there is no ejaculation but the tested still function normally ...Read more

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Where does the sperm go after prostate removal?

They are resorbed: When your prostate gland is removed, accessory glands, the seminal vesicles, are also removed at the same time. In addition, the vas deferens, which are the tubes that carry sperm to the prostate before ejaculation, are clipped and cut to allow for prostate removal. This is essentially the same thing as having a vasectomy. Sperm are still produced but eventually are resorbed by your body. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a prostate infection killed all my sperm?

Is it possible that a prostate infection killed all my sperm?

No: A prostate infection is an infection in the prostate gland. Sperm are made in the testicles and would not be affected by a prostate infection. ...Read more

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Can a enlarged prostate cause you to have a lower sperm count?

Can a enlarged prostate cause you to have a lower sperm count?

No it does not: No it does not but amount of spermatic fluid may be reduced in some due to retrograde ejaculation in some men who are being treated for benign prostatic hypertrophy and that may affect the total sperm count. ...Read more

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Any ideas on where do sperm go after prostate removal?

Any ideas on where do sperm go after prostate removal?

Just like after....: The fate of sperms after prostate removal just like that after vasectomy, still existing inside the remaining tubing system of vas deferens and epididymis, and in time, the stagnated sperms will die, disintegrate, and liquefy as protein-rich fluid, which will be reabsorbed into body's systemic circulation acting like a foreign body so to induce sperm antibodies formed in post-vasectomy patients. ...Read more

Sperm (Definition)

This sperm is a reproductive cell from the male that either carries a x or an y chromosome that will fertilize the egg cell from the female in order ...Read more


Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more