hematospermia


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he·mo·sper·mi·a

(hē'mō-spĕr'mē-ă),
Presence of blood in the seminal fluid.
Synonym(s): hematospermia
[hemo- + G. sperma, seed]

hematospermia

/he·ma·to·sper·mia/ (-sper´me-ah) the presence of blood in the semen.

hematospermia

(hē′mə-tō-spûr′mē-ə, hĭ-măt′ə-)
n.
The presence of blood in semen. Also called hemospermia.

hematospermia

[-spur′mē·ə]
the presence of blood in the semen. Causes include vascular congestion, infection of the seminal vesicles, coitus interruptus, sexual abstinence, and frequent coitus. The condition is rarely serious and may respond to antibiotic therapy.

he·ma·to·sper·mi·a

(hē'mă-tō-spĕr'mē-ă)
The presence of blood in seminal ejaculate.

hematospermia

blood in the semen.
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In younger men, hematospermia may result from infections, inflammation, or blockages in the genitourinary tract, including the prostate (prostatitis), bladder, seminal vesicles, testicles, and urethra.
The symptoms of lower urinary tract infection include hematuria, genital or lower abdominal pain, urgency, frequency (secondary to inflammatory response and irritation of the bladder wall), pyuria, and hematospermia.
The presence of adverse events, such as local pain, hematuria, hematospermia, dysuria rectal bleeding, prostatitis, epididymitis, orchitis, and sepsis, is reported in many patients; 20-50% have bacteriuria, 3-10% had fever with lower urinary tract symptoms, and the incidence of sepsis in patients undergoing this procedure is 0.
Cysts are mostly smaller than 5 cm in diameter and are often discovered incidentally, but they may present with a wide variety of symptoms such as hematuria, hematospermia, epididymitis, prostatitis, infertility and urinary tract infections.
Although prostatitis can cover everything from an uncomplicated urinary tract infection and boggy prostate to urethral discharge and hematospermia, the National Institutes of Health identify just four types of prostatitis in their classification system.
It sounds as though this patient has hematospermia, which is probably related to his warfarin therapy.
Complications Associated with Prostate Biopsy Post-biopsy complications % Hematospermia 37.
Patient A reported that during and after illness he experienced no symptoms of prostatitis or dysuria, and noted no macroscopic hematospermia.
Only in about 2% of cases is hematospermia associated with malignancy of the genitourinary tract [1].