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Why do I get a severe pounding headache when I have sex?

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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Common

Headaches during sex are common.
They usually occur just at the time of orgasm or in other cases the headache builds up and is the most severe at the time of orgasm. Although we always worry about more serious reasons for headaches, they probably are benign. I always recommend that one check with his or her physician about such symptoms.

In brief: Common

Headaches during sex are common.
They usually occur just at the time of orgasm or in other cases the headache builds up and is the most severe at the time of orgasm. Although we always worry about more serious reasons for headaches, they probably are benign. I always recommend that one check with his or her physician about such symptoms.
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