coital headache


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coital headache

a form of benign exertional headache occurring during sexual activity.

coital headache

[kō′itəl]
an uncommon type of headache, mainly affecting men, that begins during or immediately after coitus. The complaint may last for several minutes to several hours.

co·i·tal head·ache

(kō'i-tăl hed'āk)
A form of benign exertional headache occurring during sexual activity.
Synonym(s): benign coital cephalalgia.

coital headache

A headache that begins suddenly during coitus or immediately after orgasm. These are uncommon, occur more frequently in men than in women, and may last for minutes or hours.
See also: headache