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Hi Doc I'm a 19 yr old male about to turn 20 next month as of 9-5-13 I have noticed that I have low amounts of involuntary or unwanted Sperm discharge and at 1st it creeped me out because I went online looking for answers and came across different infections or diseases I'm also not sexually active and I do masturbate excessively so I'm thinking its a weak parasympathetic nerve but I just wanted to get an expert opinion and it is continuing almost 5 days later.

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Damon:

I doubt that the discharge is actually sperm or that you have a "weak" parasympathetic nerve whatever that means.

You could be having something related to nocturnal erections or just prostatic secretions.  Since it's continuing, I suggest you ask your physician as it could be an infection.  It's almost certainly not sperm or semen.

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Stephen W. Leslie, MD

Expertise

Questions concerning erectile dysfunction, kidney stones and prostate disorders including prostate cancer. I have a special interest in kidney stone disease prevention.

Experience

Full time practicing urologist with 30 years experience. Associate Professor of Surgery and Chief of Urology at Creighton University Medical Center. Editor in Chief of eMedicine Urology internet textbook. Author of only NIH approved book written for patients by a urologist on the subject of kidney stones "The Kidney Stones Handbook". Inventor of the "Parachute" and "Escape" kidney stone baskets and the "Calculus" stone prevention analysis computer program.

Organizations
American Urological Association, Ohio State Medical Association, Sexual Medicine Society

Publications
Men's Health, Journal of Urology, Urology, Healthwatch Magazine, Emergency Medicine Monthly, eMedicine, "The Kidney Stones Handbook", and numerous articles in various newspapers. He is also the editor of the Urology Board Review by McGraw-Hill used by urologists to study for their Board Certification Examinations.

Education/Credentials
Graduate of New York Medical College with residencies completed at Metropolitan Hospital New York, Albany Medical Center and University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Awards and Honors
Thirlby Award of the American Urological Association. Rated as one the country's Best Urologists by the Independent Consumer's Research Institute

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