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Forum Name: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Question: White specks coming out of penis
|rawrrawr - Mon Sep 07, 2009 7:18 pm||
I sometimes get white specks coming out of my penis 15-20 minutes after ejaculation when I urinate. It doesnt usually happen if I urinate directly after ejaculation. This only happens 1 or 2 times a month at most, but usually once every other month. This is usually accompanied by burning at the tip of my penis while urinating but nowhere else. When it dries it leaves an almost chalky residue.
|Dr.M.jagesh kamath - Sun Oct 18, 2009 2:47 am||
Hello,What you have perhaps are mucus strands which are found in the terminal urethra.These are of no significance.There is one other possiblity since this occurs after ejaculation.Some times a part of the ejaculate goes reverse in to the bladder by name retrograde ejaculation.This can later be passed in the urine.No treatment is required for minor retrograde problems.It is always best to get your urine examined to rule out urethritis which is an STD in most adult males.Prostatic problems are also needed to be excluded especially in older individuals.Best wishes.
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