What is post-orgasmic illness syndrome (POIS)?

Post-orgasmic illness syndrome is caused by an allergy to proteins in semen.

What is post-orgasmic illness syndrome (POIS)?


If exposed to semen, there will be a burning sensation in the area where it was touched, such as women’s vagina, mouth, or body rash. This can happen to men as well. So, these symptoms called Post-Orgasmic Illness Syndrome (POIS).

In addition, other types of allergic reactions can be observed, such as itchy rash or urticaria. In some serious cases, breathing difficulties, diarrhea, vomiting, and other symptoms may occur.

How to prevent POIS

There is a simple way to prevent POIS, such as using condoms. Or you can try pulling out method. But if you still have allergic reactions to semen, you may need to consider whether you are sensitive to condom’s lubricant or not.

If you have POIS, it can also be treated by providing stimulation to reduce the allergic reaction. The doctor will inject semen fat under the skin to make it acceptable to the body. This method will help reduce allergic reactions. However, it is recommended to consult a doctor before undergoing treatment.

If you found that you and your partner have any of the above symptoms of allergies, it is recommended to consult with a doctor in order to get medical examination and seek the best way to prevent it.


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