Only refer if the patient is older than 50 years
Do the following investigations: Treat any infection:
If the patient is younger than 50 years, investigation and treatments are rarely worthwhile.
Prostate cancer is the only significant condition that needs excluding, even though this is a rare presentation.
Trial finasteride if haematospermia persists. Finasteride is available on special authority for symptomatic Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy if non-selective alpha blockers are ineffective, not tolerated by the patient, or contraindicated. Apply for the authority online or click here for application form.
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