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how important is cervical mucus

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Is important: Sperm, ovum, Vaginal health, acidity, are more important. No med. You can promote your natural cervical health by avoiding chemicals douching, Tub bat ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It isn't: Unless you are trying to get pregnant or avoid pregnancy by "natural contraceptive methods" then "keeping up with the jones's(cervical mucous) isn't n ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mucous: Monitoring cervical mucous is unreliable if you are trying to avoid pregnnacy or trying to conceive. If you feel you are having abnormal discharge sch ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Cervical mucous character is related to the varying concentration of your hormones. Irregularities in these levels can cause mucousy discharge.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cervical mucus: Cervical mucus (CM) produced with ovulation is clear and provides a vehicle for sperm transportation into the womb. If "CM" is not clear, you may have ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Peters-tanksley
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
That's normal: The cervical glands secrete mucus all the time - sometimes more, sometimes less. It can vary in response to hormonal changes.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
How early?: If you have a normal cervix there will always be some cervical mucus. It increases around ovulation but that doesn't mean it goes away for the rest of ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dont know : That is a very vague question. Women have changes in cervical mucous throughout the month. If you feel something different than usual is happening the ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: It's probably the result of changing hormone levets. Other causes include infection and inflammation.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Old light blood: The brown discharge is old decomposed blood mixed in with the cervical mucous.

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