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Post Semen/precum "leakage" and sexual issues -- prostatisis?
Hi all, I'm looking for some feedback on whether or not my strange symptoms could be prosthesis or a pelvic floor dysfunction.

About 1.5 years ago I experienced a very sudden and significant increase in the amount of precum/cowper's fluid fluid I produce, and it has continued ever since. I noticed this after a period where I stopped ejaculating for about a month due to some heavy anxiety and stress I was experiencing at the time.

I began feeling discomfort in my urethra/pelvic area and figured I was overly "backed up" after abstaining so long, and started masturbating again. This relieved the immediate discomfort although I feel like I still have irregular discomfort and mild pain in the general area from time to time. After I masturbated after my abstinence, I noticed the problem.

More specifically: If I get even a partial erection, just for a minute, I'll later notice my glans is covered in precum (clear, mucousy, no odour, and it is only associated with sexual arousal). During sex there will be an excessive amount. If I ejaculate, the clear fluid continues to leak for hours afterwards. Even if I urinate it continues, which used to be effective in 'clearing the pipes' for me. I should also mention that this fluid is much thicker and stickier than it used to be. And despite the increase in precum, generally the volume of ejaculate I produce is much less. Sometimes there is barely any.

I have also had sexual issues including weaker erections, difficulty maintaining erections, lack of control "holding in" cum, and occasionally very premature ejaculation (i.e. foreplay begins and I immediately orgasm. This has never happened before, not even close). I also have noticed significantly less morning erections over the last year. I believe there is a psychological component as I have become rather depressed and anxious over these issues, but I know there has been some physical change as well.

I have been urine-tested multiple times for STDs & general infections and the results are always negative, although I have not received a blood test for HSV. I had a standard prostate exam about a year ago, and the urologist said it felt normal at the time. That said, I have to believe something has changed in my prostate and wondering if it is prostatitis or perhaps a pelvic floor disorder. This has really affected my sexual confidence and I would really like to resolve it.

Thank you in advance for any insight.

Mon Jan 22, 2018 12:54 am

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Post Re: Semen/precum "leakage" and sexual issues -- prostatisis?
You could ask your urologist to do an EPS culture and semen culture to see if there are any bacteria present

Mon Jan 22, 2018 6:43 am

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Post Re: Semen/precum "leakage" and sexual issues -- prostatisis?
I had some of your symptoms...the precum that would come out at the slightest arousal and continue after ejaculation. Sometimes i would wake up in morning and have some. It didnt effect anything with me sexually though. Didnt feel different or last longer or shorter. That has subsided a bit in recent months. Just red glands and swollen meatus after ejaculation

Tue Jan 23, 2018 10:32 pm

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Post Re: Semen/precum "leakage" and sexual issues -- prostatisis?
I'm also experiencing the irritated/inflamed glans on erection & ejaculation. Have you found any treatment for it that works?

I had a TRUS today and am getting my semen cultured tomorrow. EPS was done a week ago; I guess I'll get the results & prognosis next appointment in a couple weeks.

Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:10 pm
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