coital headache


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coital headache

a form of benign exertional headache occurring during sexual activity.
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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.
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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
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