Eda (Sperm Leakage): Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment.
What is the cause of eda?
Please read this article and know what medical experts say about sperm leakage👇
Eda is a Yoruba word that simply means sperm leakage in women. Igbo and Hausa name for sperm leakage is not known. A lot of Nigerians think eda is a fertility problem and because of that, they take all sorts of herbal concoctions called agbo eda while looking for treatment. But is eda really something to worry about?
Here is what a doctor have to say about sperm leakage, popularly called eda in Yoruba 👇
Why does Semen Leak out after intercourse?
1) The Law of gravity: Whatever goes up…
2) It’s fluid he ejaculated, not air or solids Smiling face with open mouth
3) All it takes is agile sperm cells to swim up for fertilization. The fluid is just a medium.
So sis, bring your leg down. You’re good. It is a normal thing.
A lot of women, especially those looking to conceive have been led to believe you need to prop your leg up a wall to let the semen ‘enter’ your womb.
Unless, you’re doing this for the fun of it… it hasn’t actually been shown to contribute to your fertility chances.
Some of the sperm will remain in the back of the vagina (the posterior fornix). An even smaller amount makes its way up through the cervix, into the uterus and down the fallopian tubes. Sperm (cell) travels quickly, so within minutes, it’s enroute fallopian tube.
It’s in the Fallopian tubes that the egg waits to receive the sperm. Fertilization can then occur.
Semen will leak out after sex, unless a condom is used and there’s not much one can do about it. It doesn’t mean something is wrong with the man or woman. EDA has no clear-cut symptoms other that leakage of semen from the woman after intercourse. It is not a disease.
If you feel leakage is too plenty…
In fact, it could be a good sign, since it indicates that there’s enough sperm to result in pregnancy.
So you see… just time your ovulation right. Know your menstrual cycle and try. If after a year of adequate, regular, unprotected sex…
the woman is still unable to conceive… then you might both need to go see a Gynaecologist for thorough clinical examination, to ascertain the issue.
It could equally be factors from the Man, the woman or even both.
Infertility isn’t female.
Sperm quality over quantity
Lol…Tbh Doc,me too I use to raise leg up sometimes. Not cos I don’t know it doesn’t do anything…it just gives me that sense of doing something extra. The struggle is real for women TTC’ing. Yoruba call it Eda and they will suggest all manner of agbo that is just bs,IMO.
You need to take this to facebook oo. you will see post like anytime my husband has sex with me, his sperm comes out and I’m trying to concive. Not that is not the problem, the comments and suggestions are.
Thread by Dr Chioma Nwakanma – Akanno
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