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Noticed blood in my semen

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Ive just recently noticed blood in my semen
Posted Sat, 28 Apr 2012 in Men's Health
Answered by Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani 31 minutes later

Thanks for posting your query.

The problem that you had is not uncommon.

There could be many reasons for blood in semen.

Anything related to male genitourinary system can lead to this.

The reasons could be many, some of them are,

There can be infection any where in the tract (urethra, prostate, seminal vesicles)
Trauma somewhere in tract may be due to some procedure or otherwise
Some condition of prostate
Stone in the tract (seminal vesicles)

There is no reason to worry. By and large this is rarely associated with significant pathology, especially in younger men.

It is better that you visit a urologist for this and get your self evaluated to have a piece of mind.

Looking to your age and absence of any other problem, I do not see any reason to worry.

Urologist after examination may advise some tests, like urine test, ultrasound and other tests as per the need.

Management depends upon the diagnosis.

You can continue your normal routine in mean time.

I hope this answers your query, I will be glad to reply any follow up queries that you have.

In case you do not have follow up query, please accept the answer.



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Follow-up: Noticed blood in my semen 37 minutes later
Answered by Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani 10 hours later

Good to hear from you again.

Yes, if you do not have this often you can wait.

In case this happens frequently and some other complaints related to this comes up, then you need consult your doctor early.



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