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Headache During Orgasm
My hubby had a severe headache during orgasm. It stopped after. He takes 100mg of Zoloft. What causes that?!
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
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?
I experienced the worst headache with the fastest onset today during orgasm and hours later the headache is still there though less severe?
I had a sudden onset of the worst headache i've ever experienced and it occurred during orgasm ... It was debilitating?
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?
I had a crippling, intense headache after orgasming to the point where I could not stand. It eventually went away, returned the next couple of times I orgasmed (diff. days each time) always lessening with each occurrence until it stopped happening?
See Below.: Its rare, but a headache associated with sexual activity (including at the time of orgasm) is described. The fact that it stopped happening is a bit re-assuring, but if it recurs, please do get evaluated immediately. If I saw you in clinic, I personally would have done a neurological exam and likely recommended an MRI or CT of the brain prior to attributing it to being an orgasmic headache. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My wife has begun having extremely painful headaches immediately after achieving orgasm. She is in her early 50s and never had this problem before. ?
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?
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. ...Read more
Also called cephalalgia, is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck, & can be a symptom of a number of conditions affecting those areas. It originates from pain-sensitive structures such as cranium, muscles, nerves, vessels, subcutaneous tissues, eyes, ears, sinuses & mucous membranes. It is non-specific symptom & can be primary such as tension ha, or secondary ...Read more
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