Hi i am a 28yr old male that hasnt had sex in almost a year, i have been tested 3 times already for an STD/STI but it always come back negative. All of a sudden tonight my hormones was rising and so i masterbated i actually masterbate often cause thats safer than physical sex but tonight i ejaculated blood and semen, more blood though. What can this be? From a worried man in North Carolina
Asked by Deran (aged 28) from United States
17th December 2015 (in Health)
Response from Men's Sexual Health:
It sounds most likely that you may have a condition called "haematospermia". There are a number of causes for this, but in a younger man it isn’t often serious. Leakage of blood into your sperm from small capillaries is the commonest cause. The blood itself can irritate the urethra (pee tube) as you ejaculate, causing some pain.
As you haven't had any recent sexual partners and you have been tested for STIs you really don't need to worry that this could be the cause of your blood.
We cannot tell you if your case is one of the rare ones which might be more serious so it would be a good idea to see your own doctor for a check. Depending on the findings you might need to see a specialist, but if nothing is found and you have had no more than 3 episodes of blood in a month, you will probably not need any treatment. In a man over 40 it is always recommended that you see a doctor for a specialist opinion.
Answered by team member Dr Peter
9th January 2016
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