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Strong semen smell and its cure - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi, my partner and i noticed that my semen appeard to have a strong smell (not fishy) and my underwear and waistband of my joggers were also smelling srongly. is this a sign of an infection? I am normally a very hygeinic person. so we are abit confused
Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :   dr
User :   hi
Doctor :   Can you compare the smell to any known thing ?
User :   no, but not fishy
User :   not semlt it before
Doctor :   ok, do you see any color change of the semen ?
User :   my partner thought there was a slight brownish tinge to it, but nothing drastic
Doctor :   do not worry
Doctor :   its not a signof infection
Doctor :   whenever protien content of the semen is altered the smell can be expected
User :   is this due to diet?
Doctor :   yes could be
User :   could the change in protein content make semen smell foul?
Doctor :   yes, the common cause
User :   would your recommendation be healthy diet? I am 25, 13 stone and 5ft 10
User :   and body compostion is central
Doctor :   i would suggest you to consume more almonds and foods containing simple proteins like egg , pulses that would be enough
User :   i am glad that it is not a sign of infection, I have no pain at all in the area. I shal eat better from now on. I am a sport scientist so I know what i should be eating. hehe. thanks for your advice
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me , kindly provide your feedback
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   take care
User :   thanks - bye
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