Seminal Fluid 1A

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What are the chances of increasing your seminal fluid? I read that an enlarged prostate may have an effect?
Cliff

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Cliff asks: What are the chances of increasing the seminal fluid?

Seminal fluid is approximately two-thirds prostate fluid and one-third seminal vesicle fluid (the seminal vesicles are two small glands that insert into the back of the prostate). The sperm contribute less than 1% by volume. There is also a tiny but negligible contribution by some small glands that empty directly into the urethra. The amount of fluid ejaculated will increase with increased intervals between ejaculation (i.e., abstinence for several weeks at a time) and with prostatic inflammation (prostatitis); it may also increase with prolonged foreplay. The amount of fluid may decrease as the prostate enlarges benignly and compresses the glandular tissue that would normally make fluid to contribute to the ejaculate. Prostatic enlargement may also “reroute” the ejaculate so that some or all of it goes backwards into the bladder (“retrograde ejaculation”) such is also seen after surgery on the prostate for benign occlusive disease.

Dr. Gregory Polito

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Gregory Polito, MD
Gregory Polito,MD, KM, Past President of CANFP, retired from a urologic practice, with a sub-specialty in vasectomy reversal

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