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Caffeine-Related Genital Skin Pain

Markos, Atef Rizk FRCOG, FRCP

Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease:
doi: 10.1097/lgt.0b013e318153f7d4
Case Reports

Genital hyperesthesia is more recognized in women but may affect men. We report both a female and a male patient in whom caffeine intake was associated with genital hyperesthesia.

In Brief

Caffeine is associated with genital skin hyper-esthesia in some patients.

Author Information

Mid Staffordshire General Hospitals, NHS Trust, Stafford, United Kingdom

Reprint requests to: Atef Risk Markos, FRCOG, FRCP, Mid Staffordshire General Hospitals NHS Trust, Weston Rd, Stafford ST16 3SA, UK. E-mail:

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