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demcc posted:
I am a 47 year old sexually active male. Both my wife and I have noticed more and more during the past 3 months or so that there seems to be small clumps in my semen. To be more specific, the clumps actually look like tapioca. Sorry, i had no other way to describe it. When I ejaculate there is no pain involved.

Is something normal/natural or something to be concerned about Thankyou

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counterso responded:
Typically a sign of dehydration. You probably aren't drinking 1/2 gal. water per day (water, not soda, juice, coffee, etc.). So long as they do not increase in size and become painful, it's probably a temporary phenomenon related to your overall health and diet. Not usually something to worry about.
 
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momentum23 responded:
I have the same issue and have for many years. I drink A LOT of water per day. Anyone else have any ideas?
 
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counterso responded:
Then it's probably "normal" for you. And as long as they don't increase in size or become uncomfortable, it's just part of your individual chemistry.
 
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ZOMBINSOMNIA responded:
What about when it gets painful. I have had this problem for several years now and the lumps are large enough to hurt on ejaculation and I get a dull ache inside my bladder area.
 
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counterso responded:
Then it is clearly time to see a urologist. That you've let it persist for years when it is painful is remarkable.


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