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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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Stringy mucus semen, what are the causes?

Stringy mucus semen, what are the causes?

Normal: After ejaculation, semen is tapioca-like and clumpy. It then liquifies over a 1 hour period and becomes stringy like molasses. Stringiness, to some degree, is normal. ...Read more

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What causes a low semen count?

What causes a low semen count?

Sperm count can vary: And labs are not always accurate in their counts. Keep in good health and sperm count will generally be ok. Avoid toxins like alcohol, tobacco, anabolics, opiates, as well as heat, trauma, radiation, etc. And check w/your doctor if you're concerned. ...Read more

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Why is my semen sometimes stringy?

Why is my semen sometimes stringy?

Called viscosity: Semen is ejaculated as a clumpy, tapioca type fluid that liquifies over 15-60 min. After that, it has various degrees of stringiness like molasses. This is normal. ...Read more

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What causes semen production to decrease?

What causes semen production to decrease?

Age and infrquent SA: Semen production tends to decrease with advancing age. Also with chronic disease such as diabetes. Semen frequently goes backwards, into the bladder after prostate surgery. Infrequent ejaculatios, either by masturbation or during sex probably leads to reduced semen production. ...Read more

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Thick stringy semen, should I be concerned?

Thick stringy semen, should I be concerned?

No.: Not if other symptoms are not present. Normal for most! ...Read more

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What could cause my semen to be clumpy sometimes?

Semen: The color and consistancy of semen is quite variable. This observation is unlikely to represent any particular medical problem. ...Read more

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What causes enterococcus faecalis in ones semen? What is it?

What causes enterococcus faecalis in ones semen? What is it?

Bacteria: Enterococcus species are bacteria that are common in the bowel and their presence in semen can be due to contamination from anal intercourse. ...Read more