retrograde ejaculation


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retrograde ejaculation

n.
Ejaculation in which the discharged seminal fluid travels up toward the bladder instead of outside the body through the urethra.
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This is the most common correctable cause of male infertility; b) Retrograde ejaculation caused by the failure of nerves and muscles in the bladder neck or the opening into the urethra to close during orgasm.
A You may have retrograde ejaculation, in which semen flows backward into the bladder instead of being expelled through the urethra.
While current surgical options can be very effective in relieving symptoms, they can also leave patients with permanent side effects such as urinary incontinence, erectile dysfunction and retrograde ejaculation (dry orgasm).
History of postural hypotension and retrograde ejaculation (in sexually active patients) was specifically taken at each visit.
While current surgical options, such as the 'gold standard' surgery, Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP), can be very effective in relieving symptoms, they can also leave patients with permanent side effects such as urinary incontinence, erectile dysfunction and retrograde ejaculation (dry orgasm).
There was no retrograde ejaculation, and his erectile dysfunction rates were unaffected.
Retrograde ejaculation is a condition in which no or minimal antegrade ejaculate is produced although orgasm is present and all the sensations of ejaculation may have been experienced by the patient (1).
This chapter also explains the procedures used to prepare viscous semen samples using epididymal and testicular spermatozoa, assisted ejaculation and retrograde ejaculation.
Another drug, the alpha-1 agonist midodrine, can be used orally and has shown promise in the treatment of anejaculation and retrograde ejaculation and has a lower incidence of AD.
RETROGRADE EJACULATION In this disorder, the valve at the base of the bladder fails to close during ejaculation.
Retrograde ejaculation accounts for less than 2% of cases presenting to a fertility clinic (Jefferys, Siassakos, & Wardle, 2012).
Some side effects are initial increased urinary urgency, which resolves within weeks, or retrograde ejaculation.