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Onlinedoc, General Physician
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Experience:  B.A.M.S with experience in Medicine,Ayurveda, Integrative, CAM
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I had experienced blood in my ejaculate 3 weeks ago and then

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I had experienced blood in my ejaculate 3 weeks ago and then the ejaculate turned brownish and now it's slight yellow. My right testicle at times feels bit tender to the touch. Other wise I have no fever or pain/ blood in urine. What cud be possible it a large reason to worry. I am 39 yrs old.
JA: How long have you had a fever? Do you have any respiratory symptoms?
Customer: No fever no respiratory problem but I have a cough
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I am overweight
Submitted: 22 days ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Onlinedoc replied 22 days ago.

Sorry for late reply and inconvenience.

Hello and thanks for your question.
It's my first priority to help you.
Please provide some additional information.

Do you have swelling on testicle?

History of injury?

Any other medical illness?

Are you taking any medicines?

History of unprotected sex?

Penile discharge?

Waiting for your reply.

Customer: replied 22 days ago.
Can't feel any major swelling though the right testicls seems a bit larger.
No other medical illness or medication.
I had sex with a partner the day before but it was protected (infact wore two condoms...not sure if that helps), but in that episode she did suck on the testicles.
No other discharge or pain while urinating
Expert:  Onlinedoc replied 22 days ago.

Thanks for the follow-up.
I understand your concern.

Blood in semen is known as hematospermia. Brownish color semen can be due to blood mixed with semen. It may come from urethra, prostate ,epididymis, seminal vesicles or testis. There may be -Inflammation , Infection, trauma or growth, Sometimes no cause may be found too. Blood in the semen is usually the result of inflammation of the seminal vesicles, and will usually go away spontaneously. If the blood does not clear within 3-5 days you should consult doctor to find the precise cause. Analysis of semen, urine & ultrasound of scrotum and testicles may be needed to be done.

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Customer: replied 22 days ago.
Considering that my ejaculate is no longer red or even brown, but just a slight yellow there a large cause for worry.
Expert:  Onlinedoc replied 22 days ago.

You can get your semen routine and culture done to rule out any infection.

Chances are that this should resolve and should not be a problem.

Expert:  Onlinedoc replied 22 days ago.

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