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Hematuria twice last year. Got U.S, cystoscopy etc. For past 6 months, recurring bloody semen. Got ultrasound last week( normal).More testing needed?

Hematuria twice last year. Got U.S, cystoscopy etc. For past 6 months, recurring bloody semen. Got ultrasound last week( normal).More testing needed?

Here are some...: Up to this time, your care for hematuria and hemospermia has been reasonably adequate with no practical need for additional tests. More? Go to Hematuria in http://formefirst.com/hematuria.html and to How-To in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. More counseling? To www.healthtap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login - using audio or video goes faster and learns more than text chat does. ...Read more

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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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Why might my husband have bloody semen?

Why might my husband have bloody semen?

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 its 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

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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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What could cause bloody semen? Ejaculation was bloody.

What could cause bloody semen? Ejaculation was bloody.

Blood : Blood in your semen is called hematospermia. This is not uncommon and is not necessarily problematic. If you are at young man and have been sexually active without protection- talk to your doctor about being evaluated for an std. If your are a man over 40 and this is recurrent, see your doctor to ensure that there is not a serious cause like prostate cancer. ...Read more

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Blood in semen about once a month. Got detailed testing last year for hemturia. Again got PSA & 3 abd. U.S last month,due to bloody semen. Sufficient?

Blood in semen about once a month. Got detailed testing last year for hemturia. Again got PSA & 3 abd. U.S last month,due to bloody semen. Sufficient?

See below: Blood in semen (hematospermia) most commonly benign and self-limiting, esp. in men age 40 or with persistent blood or associated symptoms more detailed evaluation required and may include: cystoscopy, semen culture, TRUS and/or MRI prostate. ...Read more

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Was worried about bloody semen after prolong arousal, respected dr of health tap assured me its not scaring, but my urologist said its not normal!tensed

Was worried about bloody semen after prolong arousal, respected dr of health tap assured me its not scaring, but my urologist said its not normal!tensed

Not normal, no worry: Blood in semen rarely a sign of anything more serious than an infection. You may require antibiotics, especially if other symptoms present. ...Read more

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Urine test said 'few' RBCs. Also had bloody semen 2 days before the urine test. Had complete evaluation in september last year for hematuria. Worry ?

Urine test said 'few' RBCs. Also had bloody semen 2 days before the urine test. Had complete evaluation in september last year for hematuria. Worry ?

Have Check up again: If you have blood in Semen and or urine, you have something serious going on. Sometimes it may not show up in the first time check ups. So a repeat check-up after 3-4 months is advisable. More sophisticated tests like PET scan may be useful and can sometimes reveal a hidden small Cancer. Go see your doctor again or seek second opinion. ...Read more

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Can blood in semen be due to bloody urine? Had hematuria few months ago( got complete evaluation). Now, bloody semen. could it mean theres hematuria?

Can blood in semen be due to bloody urine? Had hematuria few months ago( got complete evaluation). 
Now, bloody semen. could it mean theres hematuria?

Unlikely: It's unlikely for the blood in your semen to be due to hematuria unless you also urinated blood just before ejaculation Usually blood in the semen comes from the epididymis/prostate/urethra and not the bladder although since urine and semen both pass through the urethra it is not impossible for a little blood from the bladder to find it's way in the semen. I would see your Dr for a urinalysis. ...Read more