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Can sperm be found in urine?

Last Updated: 29th February, 2020

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Although the only presence of sperm in urine does not imply RE [4], the presence of sperm in urinary sediment is an important factor in the diagnosis of RE [3]. In fact, medical-staff often conduct routine urinary tests without paying particular attention to the presence/absence of sperm.

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Also to know is, can sperm be found in female urine?

Sperm are also seen in normal women's urine following intercourse, although this is more difficult to quantitate.

Additionally, can sperm contaminate a urine sample? CONCLUSIONS AND CLINICAL RELEVANCE: Results suggested that regardless of whether spermatozoa were present, semen contamination could result in false-positive results for protein and blood during dipstick analysis of urine samples from sexually intact male dogs.

Also, why would sperm be in urine?

Urine in your semen This is most common if you ejaculate shortly after you pee, and it usually isn't a cause for concern. Some causes may require medical attention, including: urinary tract infection. benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)

What is female sperm called?

Female sperm can refer to either: A sperm which contains an X chromosome, produced in the usual way by a male, referring to the occurrence of such a sperm fertilizing an egg and giving birth to a female.

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