Dry orgasm occurs when a man reaches sexual climax but doesn't release (ejaculate) semen — the fluid that carries sperm out of the penis — or releases very little semen.

Dry orgasm usually isn't harmful, but it can interfere with a man's ability to father a child.

In most cases, dry orgasm isn't harmful. But talk to your doctor about it to be sure your condition isn't caused by an underlying problem that needs attention. If you have dry orgasms and are attempting to father a child, you may need treatment to get your partner pregnant.

Aug. 24, 2011