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Headache During Orgasim
I had a sudden onset of the worst headache I've ever experienced and it occurred during orgasm. .. It was debilitating?
Conventionally, orgasm is the culmination of sexual arousal (and may be repeated) and typically produces great pleasure through direct genital stimulation of the male penis and female clitoris. However, orgasm may also be achieved via the brain or as a reflex arc. The physical characteristics are an explosive peak & repeated neuromuscular action causing release of male ...Read more
I experienced the worst headache with the fastest onset today during orgasm and hours later the headache is still there though less severe?
My hubby had a severe headache during orgasm. It stopped after. He takes 100mg of Zoloft (sertraline). What causes that?!
Had sex->orgasm->sudden severe headache during orgasm + sudden increase in bp=188/92. H/a + BP lasts for rest of day/night. Do I need to worry?
Very odd: It's a little concerning. A ct scan of your brain would be very useful to rule out the possibility of bleeding. It's hard to say on the computer how likely that is, but it's a consideration. You should discuss it with your doctor or go to the er.
I have a horrible headache at the base of my skull. It came on very suddenly during sex, right at the moment of an intense orgasm. 3rd time in a week?
Thunder clap headach: A migraine variant is causing your problems, and this can be prevented with a variety of prescription or otc meds. Unlikely that you possess intracranial lesion or neck problems, but worthwhile to see neurologist and set up a preventative med plan.
My wife has begun having extremely painful headaches immediately after achieving orgasm. She is in her early 50s and never had this problem before.?
Headache: Should go to the emergency room asap since new onset.See 1 more doctor answer
Bp averages 185 to 160 over 116 to 90. Just started meds. Had sudden excruciating headache twice pre-orgasm, pain lingering for days. Should I worry?
Hypertensive urgency: Yes, you should. Your blood pressure is not controlled and predisposes you to stroke. Furtjer elevation of blood pressure at time of orgasm can be a ticking time bomb. Coital headache is a known phenomenon, can be treated but the emergent blood pressure management has a priority now.
Severe thunderclap headache each time b4 orgasm, have 2 stop sex. Hurts 2 much 2 move 4 first 20 min, then minor h/a for hours. H/a usually rare for me?
Headache: This activity could increase your BP which could cause a headache
Get checked: There is a type of headaches known as sex headaches, where sexual activity or orgasm can cause a severe headache. Sometimes this is nothing to worry about and can often be prevented with medications, but it is very important to get tested for abnormal blood vessels in the brain (such as aneurysms or arteriovenous malformations).
Thunderclap HA's: Migraine prone individuals can experience such problems, and these can be prevented by a variety of standard anti-migraine meds. Your doc can assist, as outcomes are quite satisfactory.
Coital headache: Not necessary to be worried, but should be evaluated. Most experts would recommend that you obtain a head CT since this type of headache has an association with aneurysms.
Sometimes after having an orgasm, I will receive a headache, or see spots similar to those found with a migraine headache. Should I be concerned?
I get explosive headaches right before having an orgasm my normal BP is 106/66. With a headache it's 148/75. Is that bad? Will the headaches go away?
My boyfriend everytime he has an orgasm through intercourse gets very bad headache that really affects him badly for the rest of the day.?
Needs to see his doc: He should see his doc to be checked-always better safe than sorry. Good luck.
I masturbated in the shower yesterday, and on orgasm, intense sudden headache. Severe headache lasted 15 min., then minor headache through this a.m.
Thunderclap ha: Your sudden severe headache is a problem, but not critical. This is unlikely to represent an intracranial calamity, and more likely to be a migrainous event. Would contact your doctor, and start specific treatment regimen to prevent future such events. You could contact our Concierge online doctors for help also.
Possible: See a dr. To get an eval. Good luck.
If I have an orgasm and then fall asleep later I wake up with a throbbing headache within 2 to 3 hours of falling asleep?
Here are some...: Throbbing headache 2-3 hrs after orgasm may be associated with vasodilation, which may imaginably be possible. However, before jumping into a firm conclusion, it's necessary to adequately analyze detailed history, adequately conduct physical exam, & order tests as needed so to define best possible Dx for reasonable Rx, care, & counseling.See 1 more doctor answer
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more