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painful hernia in groin area causing blood in sperm?

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my son has a real bad hernia in the groin area, painful and when pushed back up doesn't stay, he now has blood in his sperm , can this be related? He also has a Hernia above the abillacal area as well? has had the Hernia in the Groin area for almost 3yrs


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replied June 10th, 2014
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Blood in semen is called hematospermia. It can occur due to many conditions such as infections, swellings (inflammations), cysts, stones & other obstructive lesions, and benign or non-benign tumors of the organs of the genitourinary system (involving the bladder, urethra, the testicles, the seminal vesicles, the epididymis, the prostate gland etc). There is no direct anatomical relation between an inguinal hernia and presence of blood in semen but without investigations it is very difficult to confirm anything. Moreover other important causes of hematospermia have to be ruled out first.

Diagnosed by physical examination and investigations like urinalysis,semen analysis and ultrasound and MRI.Treatment will depend on the diagnosis.So please consult a urologist and get your son evaluated.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.


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