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What does it mean when you have blood in your semen?

What does it mean when you have blood in your semen?

Usually not serious: Blood in the semen by itself without any other symptoms is not usually a harbinger of bad things.
Of course all men are afraid of prostate cancer, std's or infection.
Many urologists will place patients emprically on antbiotics but usually th blood disappears with 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


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What does it mean if you find blood in your semen?

What does it mean if you find blood in your semen?

See a urologist.: The appearance of blood in the ejaculate is called hematospermia. While usually alarming to patients, the cause is almost always benign. The initial evaluation consists of a history, physical examination, and urinalysis.
Semen can be examined under microscopy. Infection & recent biopsy are common causes, but often the cause never found. Fortunately, the condition usually resolves spontaneously. ...Read more

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What does it mean if there is blood in my semen?

What does it mean if there is blood in my semen?

Trauma / infection: It means you either have some type of trauma or an infection - need to see a doctor ...Read more

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What does it mean if there is blood in my semen?

What does it mean if there is blood in my semen?

Here are some. ..: Seeing variable degree of blood in semen is nothing unusual, but has annoyed and even terrified many men as well as have baffled many professionals. Fortunately, the accumulated experience of more 5 decades has proved there has been usually nothing serious at all. This is caused by rupturing small vessels of seminal vesicles or ejaculatory ducts by unknown causes during vigorous contraction for... ...Read more

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I've got blood in my semen and urine what could this mean?

UTI: Blood in the urine and blood in the semen usually represent some form of infection or irritation. I would bet on prostatitis with bladder infection as the next on the list of possibilities. ...Read more

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My boyfriend for the first time had blood in his semen does this mean he has hiv? Please help me.

My boyfriend for the first time had blood in his semen does this mean he has hiv? Please help me.

The: The name for this is hematospermia. It is very very common. In 99% of these instances...Detailed by the other doctors answers...Will resolve spontaneously. And no...It in no way means he has hiv. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have red blood cells in your semen?

What does it mean if you have red blood cells in your semen?

Not significant: Hematospermia, ; microscopic if semen isn't red. Virtually always benign. Almost never associated with infection, in which case subject would be symtomatic with pelvic pain or have urinary symtoms. Also virtually no chance of malignancy, or little chance of prosatic enlargement or urethral stricture in which case urinary stream would be slow ; thin. ...Read more

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I have blood in semen and my left testicle hurts. What could this mean?

I have blood in semen and my left testicle hurts. What could this mean?

Hematospermia: While blood in the semen can be frightening, it is rarely significant. When associated with epididymis and testicular pain it can be from prostatitis and epididymitis. This is usually treated with antibiotics. I would suggest you be examined by a urologist. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a guy masturbates and he ejaculates blood instead of semen and sperm?

What does it mean when a guy masturbates and he ejaculates blood instead of semen and sperm?

Worrisome: That could signal a possible infection in the prostate or bladder. If this continues, he should see a urologist. ...Read more

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If it hurts to pee and there semen and a little bit if blood coming out, what does this mean?

Possible infection: Burning with urination associated with blood would most commonly be due to a urinary tract/prostate infection (requiring antibiotics) or inflammation. A urinalysis and urine culture would help provide the answer and appropriate course of treatment and/or further evaluation.. ...Read more

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What does it mean if there are white blood cells in my semen test?

Here are some...: Few, some, or many WBCs in semen (pyospermia) are common with no clinical significance for the most of men, but those concerning male infertility. To delve deeper into its related subjects, go to http://my. Clevelandclinic. Org/health/diseases_conditions/hic-advanced-semen-tests-for-fertility/hic-pyospermia. More? Seek evaluation and counseling timely or ask HealthTap's doctors timely. ...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 there's hematuria?

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

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My man had a semen analysis done they wouldn't say if he was infertile or not they just said he has a high white blood cell count what does that mean?

My man had a semen analysis done they wouldn't say if he was infertile or not they just said he has a high white blood cell count what does that mean?

Infection: First of all you need to be told all of the results of the test, such as the counts, morphology, viability, motility and volume results. Wbcs in the specimen may suggest prostate infection and this can affect sperm count and quality. You need more information. ...Read more

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I scratched my scrotum and it started bleeding Lil bit. Does that mean semen or sperm was in the blood leaking from scrotum? Thanks

I scratched my scrotum and it started bleeding Lil bit. Does that mean semen or sperm was in the blood leaking from scrotum? Thanks

No: The scrotal skin does not leak sperm. Whether you cut your finger, your foot, or your scrotum, you will lose blood but not sperm. There is no sperm coming through the scrotal skin. ...Read more

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I have a small amount of blood in my semen but not in my urine. What could this mean? 44 yr old male no pain. No discharge. No history of UTI or std.

I have a small amount of blood in my semen but not in my urine. What could this mean? 44 yr old male no pain. No discharge. No history of UTI or std.

Blood: Blood in the semen, or "hematospermia", can be a very alarming finding. It is quite common in urologic practices and in the absence of other symptoms, is typically not worrisome and tends to resolve spontaneously (though it may take as long as several weeks). If it persists or is accompanied by syptoms such as pain or burning with urination or blood in the urine, then it would require further evaluation. ...Read more

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Would not drinking water cause blood in your semen?

No: Dehydration does not cause blood to be in the semen. Infections may potentially along with other causes. If this is a concern then follow up with a urologist is necessary. ...Read more

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Can lifting boxes at work cause you to break a vessel and have blood in your semen?

Can lifting boxes at work cause you to break a vessel and have blood in your semen?

No way to tell...: Because many men don't lift boxes at work but still get an episode of blood in semen, there is no way to tell if an individual got his blood in his semen due to his lifting of boxes. ...Read more

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Blood is coming with semen?

Likely benign: If recurs, see your regular doctor or urologist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have blood in my semen, should I worry?

What to do if I have blood in my semen, should I worry?

Here are some. ..: Seeing blood in semen of various degree has happened to few men and it has bothered and even mentally terrified the affected. Fortunately, the world-wide decades-long medical experience has failed to confirm its clinical importance and significance so it is benign, not worthwhile to worry, and requires no active attention as long as you're comfortable with no other urinary-sexual concerns. ...Read more

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I have blood in my semen. It doesn't hurt. Should I be worried?

I have blood in my semen. It doesn't hurt. Should I be worried?

No: It is called hematospermia- usually from a small broken blood vessel from vigorous interouse or masturbation. If pure blood is noted you will need a urology examination. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a little blood in my semen, should I worry?

What to do if I have a little blood in my semen, should I worry?

Don't worry. ..: Seeing various degree of blood in semen from time to time happens to few men and has mentally bothered and even terrified them. Fortunately, worldwide decades-long professional experience has confirmed this phenomenon is largely benign, not wroth to worry, and requires no Rx. So, live on and enjoy life as long as you're comfortable in voiding and sex. Of course, if still in doubt, ask Doc timely. ...Read more

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Been having blood in my semen for two weeks now with no other symptoms but how long will the blood last in my semen?

HEMATOSPERMIA: Blood in the semen is often benign but needs to be worked up. It often starts out red and changes to a brick color prior to going away. Here is a link
www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003163.Htm. ...Read more

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Does ciprofoxacin cures blood in semen?

No it doesn't: Unless blood was associated or due to infection in prostate or seminal vesicles. Such an infection would be extremely rare and associated with urinary tract symtoms such as pain or burning with urinaton or severe pelvic pain. Blood in semen is usually benign, not associated with malignancy ; usually settles down on it's own.. ...Read more

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Blood in semen?

Blood in semen?

Hematospermia.: Hematospermia is the appearance of blood in the ejaculate. While it is usually alarming to patients, the cause is almost always benign. The initial evaluation consists of a history, physical examination, and urinalysis. Those who have symptoms of urethritis should be tested for gonorrhea and chlamydia. Often the cause is not apparent, but the condition resolves spontaneously. ...Read more