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Human Seminal Plasma Hypersensitivity

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If you’re a woman diagnosed with Human Seminal Plasma Hypersensitivity, you might find yourself screaming to the Gods: “Why couldn’t I just have a peanut allergy?!” This is because HSPH is an overly complicated way of saying that you’re allergic to sex – or, to be more precise, semen. Allergic reactions may begin to occur within five to thirty minutes after intercourse, and could include genital itching, burning, and swelling. However, there is some good news. Firstly, it’s a rare condition. In fact, there have only been 100 confirmed cases. And secondly, desensitisation therapy (including administering allergy shots containing small doses of the male partner’s semen) requires the afflicted woman and her partner to have sex at least two or three times a week. ‘Every cloud…’ and all that.

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I think I had a bad reaction when I swallowed my partners semen I woke up feeling nausea and diarrhea, I rushed to the loo and fainted cutting my face requiring stitches. I have spent the weekend in the A & E department having tests but think now this could be the link that trigged this to happen is there a specialist I could see to confirm what I have said, or was it just bad luck ?





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I am 32 years old and have been married for 12 1/2 years. I have had 3 children alive and 2 miscarriages. I have recently in the last year (Since my hysterectomy) have had a terrible burning/painful blisters after sex. It can last weeks! I have been checked for STDs and of course they have come back negative. Of course it is taking a toll on my relationship with my husband Every time he touches me I cringe because I know what I have to look forward to. He is getting frustrated and so am I. What can be done to help me? I am in so much pain all of the time. The itching and pain and swelling.... nothing seems to work! I am in tears as I write this because I don't know how much more I can take.





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I thought to use a douche bag for the first time in July, 2012. After sex, I douched in the shower. The liquid of the douche bag BURNT EVERYWHERE in there and I rushed to pull it out. It kept burning for a couple minutes in the shower and than it just became uncomfortable for days. When we had sex again, his semen BURNT EVERYWHERE in there again. This happened again for another few times, until it stopped burning. But what also stopped was SENSATION of my vaginal walls. I could not distinguish the details of his penis, like his head and size anymore. I just felt that "something" was in there and I could only feel pleasure from impact with cervix. My vaginal walls do not feel those sesative ridges and moves since than, in other words, I DONT FEEL PLEASURE anymore since than. Could it be that my vaginal cells were permanently burnt and it formed a scap? And if so, how can I get my pleasure back? Note: I used to get pretty wet back than, not as much now. HELP ME, PLEASE!





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I suffer from this except mine starts about 48 hours after intercourse ..burning and stinging real pain on passing urine and my tummy is so hard and swollen.. it all began 4 years ago when I met my partner. I have had numerous internal examinations to determine the cause . I mentioned to the doctor that I might be allergic to my partners semen, but my concern was not taken seriously and at the end of the day the doctor prescribes antibiotics.. but I do not want to have to take antibiotics forever. I will test the coacanut oil and the antihisamine tablet remedy to see if it will work for me





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Sounds like u are getting recurring uti's..urinary tract infections they can be caused by sex & u may not know u have 1 until having sex intensifies the symptoms. Women should may sure the urinate right after sex, because their bodies produce a hormone to prevent urination during sex. If it is allowed to sit in the body (bladder) a small infection & the symptoms u describe can occur. Women can have a uti 4 years without knowing, treatment is simply antibiotics & preventative measures.

After my husband and I have intercourse I start itching, after a few hours I am so sore I cannot walk, pee, or anything. I stay sore for days, and when my husband looks up there he says there are long cuts/splits up in my vagina. Is this an allergic reaction? I had a hysterectomy 11 years ago and am on hormone replacement. I am always very well lubricated before we have intercourse, so I know that is NOT the problem.





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I'm 18 years old and I've been with my boyfriend for 2 years, I'm on the depo injection so we don't use condoms. If he ejaculates inside me during sex then I get a tingling/burning sensation down below as well as some swelling, it's not extremely painful but it is uncomfortable (this doesn't happen when he ejaculates elsewhere). Do I have a sperm allergy or could there be another cause? Whatever it is I'd like to get it sorted as its Kind of putting my boyfriend off sex because he hates the thought of hurting me





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Use condoms, problem solved

I used to have lots of pain on depo after sex, it seemed to affect the walls. I got leads of side effects with it, I'd honestly never recommend it.

20,000-40,000 people (mostly women) in the US have this problem, so while it's not "normal," it does happen. I know this to be true because I've tested negative for BV, yeast infections, and STDs dozens of frustrating times when I have a reaction after sex with my husband. Finally I found a specialist who thankfully knew what was happening to me. He said to use condoms to start, then use coconut oil to make intercourse less painful and to take an antihistamine chaser immediately after sex if not before (a simple allergy pill should work - I recommend Allegra D). You can also use coconut oil to soothe the irritation of the burning down there. You'll find the coconut oil next to the olive oil in any decent grocery store. Needless to say, I haven't had an issue for months, until the past 36 hours, when I got too comfortable and forgot to follow the advice that has kept me sane and sexual. In general, the specialist discovered that I have a reaction not necessarily to my husband's semen, but to his own allergies which are then passed through his semen to me. My body goes into allergic shock and it's not pretty. I don't have any problems breathing, but I become so swollen and burny down yonder that I envision ripping out my own lady parts for the sake of my sanity. I also get hives in odd places like my hands. It takes an average of 3-6 days for symptoms to go away. I never had this problem with any other partner, but that's murphy's law. I'd suggest to anyone who has similar symptoms to try the coconut/allergy pill remedy if they can't access a doctor. It worked wonders for me. And while you're at it, have your partner take an allergy pill regularly too to see if that helps anything for you. It may not just be his semen, but even if it is, the antihistamine chaser should help considerably.





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Hi, I'm 18 years old. Every time I have sexual intercourse with my partner I swell up down there ,theres redness,very painful and I feel sick afterwards . I have done research and come to a conclusion it could be a semen allergy? Could someone help me with this issue please. Thanks.





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I am 30 years old and experienced my first allergic reaction to semen 4 years ago which consisted of severe over heating,very quick appearing intense itchy hives all over my face and body and some other full on symptoms. I had to be taken to hospital for treatment. Since that first reaction I has several more after this over the few years but none as severe as the first until a week ago when it happened again after a break from it, only this time I had an anaphalactic reaction and needed 3 shots of adrenalin because my blood pressure dropped so low it couldn't be picked up on monitors. It was incredibly scary and I now have an epipen because of the dangerous place it put me in. If you're experiencing any reactions go to a doctor and get it checked out! I took some anti-histamines and tried to get through it and it turned bad so quickly, I'm so grateful an ambulance was called in time!





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Hey I have been married for 11 years and have been trying for a baby.my husband has no sperm is there any chance you can give him any sort of tablets for his sperm please I love kids I really desperate for kids and I am so stressed out please help...





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