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Dr. Rashid Khan
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Retrograde Ejaculation (Overview)

Retro grade ejaculation is when the muscle that leads into the bladder does not close off during the act of ejaculation. The semen will enter into the bladder and not through the opening of the penis. If the male produces a urine specimen then sperm can be found in the urine.


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I have described the signs of retrograde ejaculation I told a doctor and he said it was mental?

I have described the signs of retrograde ejaculation I told a doctor and he said it was mental?

Unlikely: I assume that you have orgasm without ejaculation. That is rarely psychological. Lack of orgasm is a different story. Leading causes are neurological or medication. ...Read more

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Dr. Rashid Khan
47 doctors shared insights

Retrograde Ejaculation (Overview)

Retro grade ejaculation is when the muscle that leads into the bladder does not close off during the act of ejaculation. The semen will enter into the bladder and not through the opening of the penis. If the male produces a urine specimen then sperm can be found in the urine.


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I'm 38 and was diagnosed with retrograde ejaculation. Can MS be a likely cause? Or could it be related to a lower back injury i suffered recently?

I'm 38 and was diagnosed with retrograde ejaculation.  Can MS be a likely cause? Or could it be related to a lower back injury i suffered recently?

Retrograde ejaculate: When the bladder neck muscles don't tighten properly, sperm can leak back into the bladder instead of out of the urethra, described as a dry orgasm. Various medical conditions including ms, spinal cord injury, diabetes, prostate surgery and certain medications can cause this. A simple low back injury is unlikely a cause versus ms or surgical exploration or trauma to the back. ...Read more

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How is retrograde ejaculation treated?

How is retrograde ejaculation treated?

Medical, IUI or IVF: Retrograde ejaculation can be caused by injury to the nerves through surgery or from diabetes. Medical treatments can sometimes be used to increase the sphincter pressure of the bladder so sperm will come out instead of back. Otherwise, ejaculating, voiding afterward then quickly processing the sample for use with insemination or ivf is necessary. ...Read more

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How can you cure retrograde ejaculation?

See a: Urologist for your best treatment options. It cannot always be cured, but can sometimes be helped. See a urologist. ...Read more

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What's retrograde ejaculation like?

What's retrograde ejaculation like?

Feels like orgasm: But semen flows backwards into the bladder. This means a dry ejaculation because semen doesn't flow down & out of the urethra. ...Read more

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How do you fix retrograde ejaculation?

How do you fix retrograde ejaculation?

Depends upon cause: Not fixable after prostatectomy or resection of bladder neck. Stop or change drugs which cause re, flomax, (tamsulosin) antihypertensives & some antidepressants. Re from nerve damage from diabetes or multiple sclerosis may respond to imipramine, antihistamines or decongestants like sudafed or ephedrine. Subjects needing to overcome infertility may need assisted reproductive technology to harvest sperm for ai. ...Read more

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How is retrograde ejaculation treated?

Medical, IUI or IVF: Retrograde ejaculation can be caused by injury to the nerves through surgery or from diabetes. Medical treatments can sometimes be used to increase the sphincter pressure of the bladder so sperm will come out instead of back. Otherwise, ejaculating, voiding afterward then quickly processing the sample for use with insemination or ivf is necessary. ...Read more

Ejaculation (Definition)

Ejaculation occurs with a sexual climax during sex or masturbation or during so called "wet dreams". Pre-cum emission comes from cowper's gland with duct that opens into bulbar or mid- urethra urethra & ? Without warning. Then ejaculation occurs after semen enters urethra from ejaculatory duct, just beyond bladder neck which reflexly contracts followed by ...Read more