Night discharge also known as nocturnal emissions is a very natural process that takes place due to sexual arousal while being asleep. However, Night Discharge can also be concerning in some cases if it is caused due to any of the following factors-

  • Medication side effects
  • Nerve injuries
  • Bacterial infections

Treatment for night discharge if it is caused by infections or underlying conditions

You need to immediately consult your general physician if you think that the nocturnal emissions are because of any of these reasons. Changes in medication or getting on a new medication such as antidepressants, mood stabilizers, anti psychotics, and some hormones may cause semen leakage. Medicines of SSRIs group of antidepressants, can be associated with semen leakage and other sexual health problems. Your general physician will then refer you to a sexologist or recommend a change in medication.

If the nocturnal emissions is painful or has some blood in it then there is a high possibility of Bacterial Infections. However, there is no need to panic, Bacterial infections are very easily treatable and generally resolve within a period of a week. Your doctor will put you on some antibiotics and you have to stay properly hydrated for the toxins to move out of the systems.

Whenever nervous system injury occurs, there is a high change that you will experience changes in ejaculation, which ultimately lead to semen leakage. Old age, STD related infections, and injuries and surgery to the spinal cord, brain or groin may affect the nerves involved in ejaculation. Medical conditions such as,diabetes, MS, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s that affect the nervous system may also cause night emissions. Your doctor can suggest you some lifestyle changes and exercises that are shown to help manage these conditions which will eventually help with these emissions. However, the damage caused by these medical conditions is generally irreversible. A healthy lifestyle can help to cope up with these complex diseases.