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What can cause blood in semen?

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Posted on Tue, 19 Aug 2014 in Urinary and Bladder Problems
Question: What can cause blood to be in one's semen?
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Answered by Dr. Anshul Varshney 19 minutes later
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Detailed Answer:
Dear Friend.
Most common cause of blood in semen are injuries or structure of urethra, infection of lower urinary tract.
Other causes are bladder stones, prostatitis, malignancy.
I would like to know following:
1. When did you notice it first?
2. How many times have you noticed this?
3. Any burning in urine?
4. Any history of unprotected sexual intercourse?

Revert with these details for a better help.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Anshul Varshney 3 minutes later
1. I noticed it this morning.
2. Once.
3. No burning in urine.
4. No.
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Answered by Dr. Anshul Varshney 3 minutes later
Brief Answer:
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Detailed Answer:
Dear Friend.
If you had single episode only. You can wait. As many times due to injury during intercourse this can occur.
If you see that again, get following investigations:
1. Urine examination.
2. Ultrasound Kidney , bladder and prostate

If any cause found in that we would treat it accordingly.
Just wait and watch.
If you have any further query please ask me.
Stay Healthy.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Anshul Varshney 4 minutes later
Alright, thanks.
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Answered by Dr. Anshul Varshney 2 minutes later
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Good Luck.

Detailed Answer:
If you have no further query please close the discussion and rate it.
Stay Healthy.
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