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Why Do I Feel Tired After Sex
WhatKindOfSickness?: We can not answer why you are sick after intrcourse as we do not know what your symptoms are and what do you call sickness and how long it lasts There are some females who feel nausea after intercourse The exact cause of nausea is not known and there are various theories It may be head of Penis hitting the cervix,Anxiety,Tension,allergy to body odor or sperms. Ask your doctor if there is a remedy ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sex: Nausea with sex may occur if the penis is banging against the cervix quite hard, if the ovaries are in a position in which they can be touched by the pressure in the vagina, and these can produce nausea or light-headedness. The complex physiologic process accompanying orgasm may produce many different reactions in different individuals. ...Read more
Coital cephalgia?: Do you get a headache with this as well? "coital cephalgia" is a known phenomenon. It is essentially a migraine that occurs with orgasm. Headache, dizziness, and nausea are seen in migraine, and if you are getting a headache as well, i would suspect that this is what is going on. There are migraine treatments availabe to help this. You should see a doctor about this regardless. ...Read more
Reflux?: I am not really sure, as this is an unusual symptom. I am going to throw out the idea that this could be related to reflux related disease. Consider daily antacids and see if this makes a difference. Anyone who is sexually active and nauseous should also check a pregnancy test too ! ...Read more
Normal ...: Feeling tired and sleepy is normal after a hard work like masturbation. Remember different men have different energy and ability to do hard work especially just at puberty into adolescence like you. While enjoying orgasmic pleasure, obsession in masturbation - once or few times daily continually - will make worse; so, avoid sex obsession. ...Read more
Bloating: One of the chemicals associated with sex called prostaglandin is also associated with bowel activity. If you had something like IBS you could have some post coital bloating. Some women with endometriosis sometimes complain of bloating and gas like cramping. Infection would be a possible but less likely issue. Try some gas x or simethicone before having sex (maybe 30-60min before) ...Read more
You shouldn't: After a meal, especially a large meal, they body diverts more energy to the intestines to digest the food. Energy now not available for other purposes. Also, meals rich in refined carbs (sugars and starches) may cause a rapid rise in blood sugar then increased Insulin output and a subsequent dramatic drop in blood sugar. That may also cause fatigue. Healthier meals should not cause fatigue. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Unclear: One possible reason is If you have not slept well or ate enough before and after your workout (especially if it was a vigorous one). Otherwise, you also may want to have your primary care physician do a basic physical with standard lab panels (CBC, Chem panel, thyroid, etc.) if you have not had a physical in a while. ...Read more
Hydrate, food, acid: You may be feeling sick to you stomach for a multitude of reasons. You may not have enough food in your system for the activity you are performing. Secondly, you may not be well hydrated which can also make you feel nauseous. Lastly, you may have an excess build up of Lactic Acid in your system from a tough workout and thus you need to refuel, rehydrate and rest. ...Read more
Hmmmm . . . : Feeling guilty after orgasm is a very individual response. Consulting with a therapist can help you discover your own answers to this. Not knowing you, i'd wonder about the circumstances of achieving "guilty" orgasms -- partner choice, masturbation, etc. Perhaps you feel that sexual feelings and activities are sinful and shouldn't be enjoyed at all, if you are a "good" person? Many others, too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Normal: This sounds like normal post-prandial fatigue. It happens to many, however, other conditions need to be ruled-out prior to settling on this diagnosis. Additional labs and a general work-up incl. medication review (if any) would permit a more thorough evaluation. Schedule a virtual consult with me if interested in learning more. Thank you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Change in hormones: Many changes occur in your body during and after sex. Most are normal. If you are having more severe and they seem to get worse or cause more problems you need to see your primary care. Also the type of birth control you use may be part of the problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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