The ejaculatory output of a man with severe hematospermia.
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Hematospermia,[lower-alpha 1] the presence of blood in semen, is most often a benign symptom. Among men age 40 or older, hematospermia is a slight predictor of cancer, typically prostate cancer. No specific cause is found in up to 70% of cases.
- The symptom is also known as haematospermia, hemospermia and haemospermia.
- Ksenija B. Stefanovic-Peter C. Gregg-Michael Soung. "Evaluation and Treatment of Hematospermia". American Academy of Family Physicians. Retrieved 8 July 2015.
- Blood in semen: Causes
- 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. PMC . PMID 24578999. doi:10.5173/ceju.2013.01.art25.