Postorgasmic Illness Syndrome: Two Cases

  title={Postorgasmic Illness Syndrome: Two Cases},
  author={M. Waldinger and D. Schweitzer},
  journal={Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy},
  pages={251 - 255}
  • M. Waldinger, D. Schweitzer
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy
  • We describe the symptoms of a postejaculatory syndrome in two men with spontaneous ejaculations. 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). To date, no explanation has been offered for the etiology and pathogenesis of the… CONTINUE READING
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