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My name is XXXXX XXXXXm 71 years of age and my semen is discoloured,

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My name is XXXXX XXXXX 71 years of age and my semen is discoloured, it's dark brown to redish, your comments please.
How long have you had this problem?

Did you see a doctor about this particular problem?

Do you have any pain?

Have you had any treatment for this?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Had the problem for about 12 months.

Been to the doctor and had tests as advise.

No pain.

No treatment.

Thank you:

I'm happy to hear that these tests were all normal. The dark discoloration can be caused by a low-grade chronic infection of the prostate. Even with all the tests normal, some physicians would consider treating you with 2-4 weeks of an antibiotic to see if the symptoms improved.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Thank you for your help, i will see my GP in the near future.

If you have not been checked by a urologist (specialist), this would also be a very reasonable next step.
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