Hematospermia

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Hematospermia
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The ejaculatory output of a man with severe hematospermia.
Classification and external resources
ICD-9 608.82
DiseasesDB 31879
eMedicine med/3466
Patient UK Hematospermia

Hematospermia,[a] the presence of blood in semen, is most often a benign symptom.[1] Among men age 40 or older, hematospermia is a slight predictor of cancer, typically prostate cancer.[2] No specific cause is found in up to 70% of cases.[3]

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  1. ^ The symptom is also known as haematospermia, hemospermia and haemospermia.

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