What happens to un-ejaculated sperm?

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What happens to un-ejaculated sperm?
« on: 28/09/2013 12:50:55 »
What happens to all the sperm that isnít ejaculated, where does it go and is it still healthy?
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« Reply #1 on: 11/08/2009 14:42:49 »
Doesn't it come out in wee wee ?..I'm sure I read that somewhere.
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« Reply #2 on: 11/08/2009 14:50:00 »
I was told that it is reabsorbed back into the body but I do not remember who told me so it may not be accurate...

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« Reply #3 on: 11/08/2009 15:15:47 »
You're quite right Karen, it's broken down and reabsorbed.  I'm sure a biochemist will be along soon enough to tell us more...

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« Reply #4 on: 11/08/2009 16:52:35 »
I'm a biochemist and I say it comes out with wee wee !! 
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« Reply #5 on: 11/08/2009 16:59:43 »
If memory serves me right they are reabsorbed into the epididymis after approx months. However there is still some confusion over what happens tot he mature sperm that are in the vas deferens, some studies have said they degrade slowly, others have said they come out in the urine, but nothing conclusive to my knowledge.
As for healthy, there is some speculation that regular ejaculation can reduce the chance of prostate cancer.
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« Reply #6 on: 12/08/2009 08:34:26 »
I always thought that wet dreams serve the purpose of clearing out the old sperm if they weren't ejaculated for too long and giving way to fresh new ones. (As wet dreams I mean the "spontaneous" ejaculation/orgasm during the sleep).
I searched it up on Wikipedia and it sais that it is not clear yet, what's the role of this phenomenon.

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« Reply #7 on: 12/08/2009 08:39:01 »
I always thought that wet dreams serve the purpose of clearing out the old sperm if they weren't ejaculated for too long and giving way to fresh new ones. (As wet dreams I mean the "spontaneous" ejaculation/orgasm during the sleep).
I searched it up on Wikipedia and it sais that it is not clear yet, what's the role of this phenomenon.


Yep they do perform that function, but sometimes they don't always happen in men with a suppressed libido either from medicines or psychological reasons. Women have 'wet' dreams too so its not just for that reason, but it is one of them.
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« Reply #8 on: 12/08/2009 14:19:44 »
WE DO???? LOL...LOL.. [;D] [;)]

I have heard the same thing about chances of prostate cancer

Being reduced... I believe we have a thread here in the forum on that subject in a round about way!

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« Reply #9 on: 14/08/2009 16:42:06 »
I think they wander around all dispondant, with their hands in their pockets, kicking empty cans.  [:-'(]

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« Reply #10 on: 14/08/2009 16:45:36 »
I think they wander around all dispondant, with their hands in their pockets, kicking empty cans.  [:-'(]

[:D] No that's what happens to the men who can't get laid...
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« Reply #12 on: 19/11/2012 12:48:53 »
Hi there,
I like drinking the sperm of my boyfriend and I think all women must do the same as your hubby/boyfriend will remain healthy and happy as always!

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« Reply #13 on: 28/02/2013 15:13:50 »
Cut the craft guys, they stay in the body to make ur body healthy. Only ur mind wants to released it.

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« Reply #14 on: 17/01/2014 05:50:33 »
I agree with jacob.

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Bhush

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« Reply #15 on: 09/02/2014 14:31:06 »
Is semen also recycled by the body?

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« Reply #16 on: 09/03/2014 17:52:25 »
To the baby cannibal Vandana mishap....keep your feeling to yourself, you are definitely not a girl.

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« Reply #17 on: 07/11/2014 12:36:11 »
Quite right Variola; frequent ejaculation through intercourse or masturbation seems to confer a benefit of reduced risk of prostate cancer.  See this article: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn4861-frequent-ejaculation-may-protect-against-cancer.html#.VFy7eXmQHt0

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« Reply #18 on: 07/11/2014 22:00:21 »
After my bowel cancer op zero sperm or seamen from 16 years ago.  I guess the surgeon just connected up wrong.   I think it's re absorbed
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« Reply #19 on: 08/11/2014 06:24:44 »
I wonder how the American anti abortion fanatics feel about all these poor sperm that don't get to perform the task that god intended for them
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« Reply #20 on: 09/02/2015 06:13:12 »
There is a technique in meditation training where you can reduced the urge of sex and control ejaculation before you get the wet dreams. The semen can also be reabsorbed back into the body and in turns become energy. Join this group if you are interested. https://www.facebook.com/groups/774616582621370/

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« Reply #21 on: 13/02/2015 14:54:08 »
I know that this will jar you, but your sperm is always recycled and this is why you must put it out on the verge ready for collection.

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« Reply #22 on: 28/03/2015 20:55:23 »
Um...actually, the epidymis is the structure for storage and maturation of sperm; not the seminal vesicles. It's the epidymis. The seminal vesicle only provides seminal fluid and non-cellular components of semen (prostaglandins, fructose sugar, seminal fluid, local regulators). So, it's not the seminal vesicle that stores semen or just sperm. There. Said it. AP Biology.

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« Reply #23 on: 10/09/2015 15:16:07 »
so if sperms get reabsorbed into the body, dose it mean that additional nutrients are provided for the body? this idea of sperm recycling surely sounds like a positive thing for health, does it actually?

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« Reply #25 on: 26/08/2016 23:31:40 »
I noticed that my sperms used to be lots more when ejaculated, now only little amount is ejaculated although I don't feel any weakness, any reason?

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« Reply #26 on: 08/11/2016 09:20:12 »
What are the side effects of semen remaining in your body?

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« Reply #27 on: 14/11/2016 11:16:11 »
Yes but...how do my body absorbs this nutrients?