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The ejaculatory output of a man with severe hematospermia.
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 N50.1
ICD-9-CM 608.82
DiseasesDB 31879
eMedicine med/3466
Patient UK Hematospermia
MeSH D051516

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]


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


  1. ^ Ksenija B. Stefanovic-Peter C. Gregg-Michael Soung. "Evaluation and Treatment of Hematospermia". American Academy of Family Physicians. Retrieved 8 July 2015. 
  2. ^ Blood in semen: Causes
  3. ^ Akhter, W; Khan, F; Chinegwundoh, F (April 2013). "Should every patient with hematospermia be investigated? A critical review". Central European Journal of Urology. 66 (1): 79–82. doi:10.5173/ceju.2013.01.art25. PMC 3921834Freely accessible. PMID 24578999.