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Old 01-07-2004, 08:54 AM   #1
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Bleach Odor

hey guys,

I was wondering if anyone else's sperm smells like bleach.. I know its kinda wierd but mine has been like that for years.. Why is it like that??

thanks
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Old 01-07-2004, 09:11 AM   #2
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Re: Bleach Odor

I don't know why it is that way, but it is normal, for me at least.

 
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Old 01-07-2004, 12:08 PM   #3
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Re: Bleach Odor

I notice it at times as well, ive had it for as long as I remember. I believe its normal but i've never consulted a doctor.

 
Old 01-07-2004, 12:50 PM   #4
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Re: Bleach Odor

Mine smells like bleach too...always has.

 
Old 01-08-2004, 05:45 AM   #5
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Re: Bleach Odor

does anyone know what the regular or common smell should be?

 
Old 01-08-2004, 08:18 PM   #6
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Re: Sperm scent

The comments already made pretty well tell the story. The scent of a guy's semen is unique, not exactly like that of anything else, but bleach is the item its scent is usually compared to. I never made that connection on my own, when I was first becoming familiar with it, and if I'd been asked for a description I probably would've just said it's got its own scent, an odd one -- but when I first heard the bleach comparison I realized there was a similarity all right. "Musky" is another term I've heard or seen used. The consistency of the fluid is sometimes said to be starch-like, and I believe a scent comparison's made there, too.

 
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Re: Sperm scent

The bleach smell is the chemical reaction of the sugar fructose freshly mixed with the alkaline elements of semen. The sugar is used to feed the sperm because they are small and don't carry much energy with them. The more sugar you have in your ejaculate the more bleach smell you tend to have.

 
Old 01-13-2004, 02:57 AM   #8
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Re: Bleach Odor

From a lady's point of view, (we have had it in our vaginas, on our sheets, on our bodies and in our mouths - we know semen very well. lol)
I have found that all semen that I have had contact with smell and taste a lot like bleach.
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Old 01-14-2004, 10:02 PM   #9
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Re: Bleach Odor

I agree with Meg28. It does have a bleachy odor. All men I have been with have had an odor that can be compared to bleach, except one guy, and I hated the smell of his semen. He drank coffee nonstop and I think that had something to do with it. Bleachy is definitely "normal."
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Old 02-06-2004, 01:17 AM   #10
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Re: Bleach Odor

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does anyone know what the regular or common smell should be?
Bleach is the normal smell.

 
Old 02-13-2004, 01:57 PM   #11
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Re: Bleach Odor

Yup, smells like bleach

 
Old 02-21-2004, 08:21 AM   #12
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Quote:
Originally Posted by frank3525
hey guys,

I was wondering if anyone else's sperm smells like bleach.. I know its kinda wierd but mine has been like that for years.. Why is it like that??

thanks
frank
My urologist says that it is quit normal and that most guys smell like that. HOpe this helps.

 
Old 03-01-2004, 11:38 AM   #13
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Re: Bleach Odor

I've always said that mine smells like chlorine. I guess that's the same thing. I would also like to know why myself!

 
Old 03-01-2004, 12:12 PM   #14
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Re: Bleach Odor

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does anyone know what the regular or common smell should be?

I believe that is a common smell....Tell you the truth I wish it smelt like apples or somthing better than bleach...lol

 
Old 03-01-2004, 12:14 PM   #15
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Re: Bleach Odor

bleach, huh....
I always wondered why my hubby smelled like Comet was afraid to ask

It is my understanding that you can minutely change the smell with your diet. That might benefit your partner if they find the bleach smell offensive.

 
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