The Look: Semen is usually a cloudy white or grey fluid. Following ejaculation, semen may thicken to a jelly-like consistency. Within 30 minutes, it typically becomes runny and clear. The thickening and liquefaction are thought to be important to reproduction.
The Smell: A chlorine smell in semen is normal.
The Taste: Slightly sweet due to a high content of fructose. The taste of semen tends to change slightly from person to person and may be affected by diet.
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