What You Should Know About Hematospermia

Date:2019-09-11 click:0
Hematospermia is a term that refers to blood in semen. Men may notice that their semen is pink, red or reddish-brown. Though most of the time, this abnormal phenomenon will disappear on its own, men should go to see a doctor to find out the causes. Since hematospermia is one signs of male genital diseases, men should attach more importance to this phenomenon if they also have other symptoms, including painful urination and ejaculation, bloody urine, swelling in scrotum, etc. A proper hematospermia cure should be taken in time if the exact cause has been found.  
Common causes of hematospermia:
1.Prostate problems. If a man has an enlarged prostate or inflammation in prostate (prostatitis), he may find blood in semen. The inflammation affects the quality of sperm and lead to discolored semen.    
2.Epididymitis is an inflammation in epididymis, which stores and carries sperm before it mix with the ejaculatory fluid.
3.Seminal Vesiculitis is also an inflammation that can cause blood in semen.  
4.Sexually-transmitted diseases can also lead to blood in semen, such as genital herpes, chlamydia, and gonorrhea. 
5.Urethritis is inflammation of the urethra, the tube from which urine and semen leave the body.
6.Injury or trauma to the reproductive system. There could happen in a variety of ways, such as a sports injury, car accident, or vigorous sex.
7. Cancer. This cause is very rarely, hematospermia is a sign of testicular or prostate cancer.
For men who haven’t had sex for a long time, they may more likely to find blood in semen. If hematospermia is the only symptom, a treatment is not necessary. However, if this symptom lasts for weeks, it’s important to go to see a doctor.   
If a man has other symptoms, a urologist may conduct tests to determine the cause. Tests may include urine analysis, semen analysis, ultrasound, x-rays, or rectal examination. Once the cause has been found, a proper treatment will be taken and the semen will turn to normal after the treatment. Normally, hematospermia caused by urinary and reproductive system diseases like prostatitis, epididymitis, urethritis, Chlamydia can be treated with antibiotics. Males can also take a herbal medicine called Diuretic and Anti-inflammatory Pill, which is safe and natural.