Successful treatment of Post-orgasmic illness syndrome with human chorionic gonadotropin

@article{Bolanos2020SuccessfulTO,
  title={Successful treatment of Post-orgasmic illness syndrome with human chorionic gonadotropin},
  author={J. Bolanos and A. Morgentaler},
  journal={Urology Case Reports},
  year={2020},
  volume={29}
}
  • J. Bolanos, A. Morgentaler
  • Published 2020
  • Medicine
  • Urology Case Reports
  • Post-orgasmic illness syndrome (POIS) is an uncommon condition in which men experience debilitating symptoms following orgasm, including anxiety, weakness, and lassitude. The etiology is unknown, and treatment challenging. We present a 25y man with POIS since puberty. He dreaded ejaculation due to his subsequent symptoms. Multiple prior treatments had failed. Blood tests revealed testosterone (T) deficiency. hCG was prescribed. At 6 weeks T levels normalized with near-complete resolution of… CONTINUE READING
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