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What causes retrograde ejaculation?

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These things can cause retrograde ejaculation:

  • Prostate or urethral surgery
  • Medication that keeps the bladder neck open
  • Diabetes (which can injure the nerves that normally close the bladder during ejaculation)

SOURCES: 

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. 

American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy.

UpToDate.

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on March 31, 2019

SOURCES: 

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. 

American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy.

UpToDate.

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on March 31, 2019

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