Dr. Human Fatemi
Dr. Barbara Lawrenz
Retrograde ejaculation occurs when during climax the man′s ejaculate turns backwards and goes into the bladder, instead of coming out of the urethra. As a result, the semen mixes with urine in the bladder and is passed out as waste.
Several conditions or an anatomical deformity, which may include prior prostate/urethral surgery, diabetes, usage of certain kinds of medicines and drugs, etc.- are some known factors that may cause retrograde ejaculation.
There are a few symptoms that directly indicate the presence of retrograde ejaculation in a man. These are:
For men who have retrograde ejaculation, it is nearly impossible to conceive a child naturally. Since no sperm is ejaculated inside the female partner during intercourse, the chances of fertilisation are nil. This condition hence causes infertility in men. Therefore, couples take the help of assistive reproductive methods, to conceive.
It is diagnosed using a three step approach to evaluate the existence of this condition in a patient.
The treatment of retrograde ejaculation may differ from patient to patient, mainly because the cause of the problem varies. The methods of treating this condition according to its varied causes are as follows:
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