Ask The Expert
April 25, 2012
It is not unusual for a man to notice blood in the semen when he ejaculates. Doctors call this hematospermia. There are several reasons why this might happen. But quite often, no specific reason is found.
Here are possible sources for blood in the semen:
In older men that notice bloody semen often, cancer is a concern.You should see your doctor if the problem keeps happening for more than three weeks. See your doctor sooner if you have any of these other symptoms:
These symptoms would suggest an infection or rarely, an abnormal growth or tumor.