WET DREAMS (SEMEN DISCHARGE)

SEXUALITY
WET DREAMS (SEMEN DISCHARGE)
I sometimes wake up with a wet, sticky point during puberty and even somespot on my underwear or pajama pants. times as adults.
It’s not urine, so what is it?
It is normal to wonder about this
WET DREAMS - A NORMAL EXPERI- new experience--because it is new.
ENCE
Before puberty, you did not have this
Chances are that you had a “wet
experience.
dream” — something that can be embarrassing and confusing to teen guys,
It is normal to wonder if other teens
but is completely normal. A wet dream have the same experience. And most
is also known as a nocturnal emission. of them do. The “wet dream,” which is
Nocturnal means “at night” and emismedically referred to as a “nocturnal
sion means “discharge.” This makes
emission” is a very normal experience. It
sense because a wet dream is when
is a sign that you have entered or are in
semen (the fluid containing sperm) is
puberty (or even beyond puberty), and
discharged from the penis during ejac- that your sex organs are functioning
ulation while a guy’s asleep.
just as they should.
Usually wet dreams occur during
dreams that have sexual images. SomeSleep well. This experience is entirely
times guys wake up from a wet dream, normal.
but sometimes they sleep through it.
WET DREAMS BEGIN AT PUBERTY
Wet dreams begin during puberty
when the body starts making more
testosterone, the major male hormone.
Although some guys may feel embarrassed or even guilty about having wet
dreams, they can’t be controlled and
you can’t stop them from happening
— most guys experience them at some
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