Delayed Ejaculation Workup

Updated: Sep 20, 2018
  • Author: Adrian Preda, MD; Chief Editor: David Bienenfeld, MD  more...
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Approach Considerations

Microscopic examination of the bladder urine after a dry ejaculation is informative in differentiating between retrograde ejaculation (sperm in bladder urine after a dry ejaculation) and emission failure (no sperm found in bladder urine). Additionally, in retrograde ejaculation, although no ejaculate is seen, orgasm and detumescence do occur.