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blood in sperm

my husband is 47 years old and has recently found blood in his sperm is this any thing to worry about
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Hematospermia, or blood in the semen, is a fairly common symptom. There is anecdotal evidence suggesting that hematospermia is associated with prostate cancer. But, often times it is not associated with malignancy. There are several causes of hematospermia including sequelae following prostate biopsy, prostatitis, prostatic calcifications, inflammation of the urethra, etc.

Followup with a urologist is recommended.

Ashutosh (Ash) K. Tewari, MD
www.cornellroboticprostate.org

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