We believe you should always know the source of the information you're reading. Learn more about our editorial and medical review policies. Pre-ejaculate is difficult to pronounce and probably sounds a little confusing. This usually happens right before he ejaculates. Pre-ejaculate may act like as a lubricant during sex, and it also makes semen less watery, creating a conducive living environment for sperm.
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What is pre-ejaculatory fluid (also known as pre-cum), and can it cause pregnancy? | IPPF
Male discharge is any substance other than urine that comes from the urethra a narrow tube in the penis and flows out the tip of the penis. These glands sit alongside the urethra. Pre-ejaculate is secreted from the tip of the penis during sexual arousal. Most men secrete anywhere from a few drops to up to a teaspoon, notes the International Society for Sexual Medicine , although some men can expel much more. Ejaculate is a white, cloudy, gooey substance that comes out of the tip of the penis when a man reaches orgasm. About 1 percent of ejaculate is sperm the typical man ejaculates about a teaspoon of semen containing million to million sperm. The other 99 percent is made up of things like water, sugar, protein, and enzymes.
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