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No ejaculation after anterior sigmoid resection

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Hi Doctor,
I am 34 year old and had an abdominal surgery 2 months ago for sigmoid volvulus. I have noticed that I now have normal orgasm but no ejaculation after masturbation. My erection and ejaculation were normal before undergoing this surgery and had a very good sexual life. Now I wonder if there is any nerve damage or blockade of ducts which get the semen out.

During surgery, a catheter was inserted in my bladder and removed after 2 days. Does catheterization has any such effect? I have read some articles on this complication after lower abdominal surgeries but it is being said it will be resolved on its own in few months time. Please clarify me if that is true or this will remain permanant. I am so worried now.
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replied June 22nd, 2010
Hi there, thank you for posting your challenging question. My answer is not intended as a substitute to visiting your own doctor but I hope I can be of some little help.

You are describing retrograde ejaculation secondary to having had surgery to your colon. I think (and indeed hope) that your research into this is correct and that this will right itself in a few months time. You might have a word with the surgeon who performed this life-saving operation but if the retrograde ejaculation does not resolve soon you could take Sudafed caps one daily for a while to see if that made a difference. Contact me if you want more help.

Dr Andrew Rynne.

www.andrewrynne.com



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replied July 17th, 2010
Thanks doctor,
One more thing. I did not see any cloudyness in my urine after masturbation. Recently, I did participate in sex and immediately after orgasm (no normal ejaculation) I felt like fainting for a second and seen a minute droplet of semen coming out.
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replied May 24th, 2013
I have exactly the same problem, and I am also worried. Now 3 weeks, 4 days after surgery and still no sign of ejaculate.

When did your retrograde ejaculation reverse? Anyone else with similar experience?
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