Men will normally ejaculate a thick and white semen. A discoloration will indicate that something is wrong in your body. For example, semen will have a brown color because of the presence of blood. This is quite alarming. However, it is treatable. Before getting the right treatment, the first step is to find the specific cause. Now why is your sperm brown?
Blood in semen (haematospermia)
Semen Color Chart: Yellow, Clear, Brown, Jelly Texture, and More
Semen is normally a whitish-gray color. Changes in semen color might be temporary and harmless or a sign of an underlying condition that requires further evaluation. Possible causes, by color, include:. If semen discoloration is a new sign and it continues for more than a week talk to your doctor or see a urologist. Erik P.
Should every patient with hematospermia be investigated? A critical review
Hematospermia or hemospermia is defined as the presence of blood in ejaculate. It often invokes considerable anxiety and is frightening for the patient. Mostly, it is due to infectious causes and regarded as a benign and self—limiting condition particularly in younger patients. Patients above 40 years of age and those with high risk factors require thorough evaluation. Detailed examination is mandatory, and should include: blood pressure measurement and abdominal palpation to identify hepatosplenomegaly or renal enlargement.
It's probably one of the last things on your mind during ejaculation , but the consistency, look and smell of your semen can be a good indicator of your overall health. We speak to consultant urological surgeon Mr John Davies about optimum semen health, and any red flags you should look out for:. We all know that semen is the male reproductive fluid, but your swimmers only contain up to 10 per cent of sperm. The rest consists of enzymes, vitamin C , calcium, protein, sodium, zinc and fructose sugar, all of which can go a long way towards telling you what's going on inside your body. Healthy semen is usually a cloudy white or grey fluid with a jelly-like consistency.