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is blood in your semen. The cause of hematospermia may be unknown, and it may go away on its own. It may be caused by an infection or a recent procedure such as a prostate biopsy or vasectomy. It may also be caused by being abstinent (no sexual activity) for a long time. Rarely, hematospermia may be caused by cancer of the prostate, bladder, or testicles.
Contact your healthcare provider if:
- You continue to see blood in your semen.
- You have trouble urinating.
- You see blood in your urine.
- You develop any new symptoms.
- You have questions or concerns about your condition or care.
depends on the cause of your hematospermia. You may not need any treatment. You may need antibiotics to treat a bacterial infection.
Follow up with your healthcare provider as directed:
Write down your questions so you remember to ask them during your visits.
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