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How do you treat POIS?
Treatment recommendations have included antihistamines, benzodiazepines, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, and CNS stimulants. We here report a new and successful treatment of POIS by raising serum testosterone (T), in this case via subcutaneous injections of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG).
What is Schweitzer syndrome?
The syndrome consists of severe fatigue, intense warmth, and a flulike state, with generalized myalgia. These symptoms occur rapidly after ejaculation and only disappear after 4 to 7 days. The symptoms are so severe that sexual activity is avoided. The cluster of symptoms is named postorgasmic illness syndrome (POIS).
Can woman get POIS?
POIS occurs more frequently in men, but it can happen in women. Some people avoid engaging in sexual activity or starting new sexual relationships because of POIS. Others find that they need to schedule sex for a time when they can cope with the symptoms.
How do I know if I have POIS?
Possible symptoms vary from person to person, but more common symptoms include fatigue, weakness, headache, fever, mood changes, memory or concentration problems, stuffy nose, sore throat, and itching eyes. The underlying cause of POIS is not known.
Can you have an allergic reaction to an orgasm?
Yes, you really can be allergic to orgasms: Introduction. Postorgasmic illness syndrome (POIS) is a combination of local allergic symptoms and transient flu-like illness.
Can someone be allergic to orgasms?
Postorgasmic illness syndrome (POIS) is a rare condition in which a person develops flu-like and allergy symptoms after orgasm, whether with a partner, through masturbation, or spontaneously during sleep.
Can POIS go away on its own?
POIS is a chronic disorder that manifests itself in POIS “attacks” that occur within a few minutes to a few hours after ejaculation, and disappear spontaneously after 3 to 7 days. POIS is not associated with increased total serum IgE concentrations.
Can you get hives after masturbating?
Authors also mention that the urticaria probably arises due to unusual and unnatural friction and pressure during masturbation as compared to natural vaginal intercourse. Similar friction and pressure should induce redness and swelling at other places of the body.