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I have had this problem recent where by after an orgasm, i have a sharp pain / nerve pain in my upper abdomen, left shoulder and left arm. ( hot feeling in my left arem ) I am 32 years of age, female and have had orgasms for years. Only recently has this pain developed and last for a couple of days. It will go off after a while, however I would like it to understand what it is .

This does not happen everytime I orgasm, its just occasionally. Howver when the pain comes its really anoying. Please help advise what this possiblly could be . i am active in sports and run frequently. No issue with sports. This is important - please reply
Thank you so much.

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replied January 22nd, 2010
Sexual Health - Women Answer A9396
Hi, and thanks for your medical question on eHealth forum!

If after orgasm you have pain in the upper abdomen, left shoulder and arm then it could be positional.

The other possibility is decreased blood supply to heart. Next time when it happens get a 12 ea EKG immediately.

Also see whether it is due to some positions while having sex or not. Please consult your doctor when you have the symptom. Hope this helps. Take care!

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