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A 49-year-old member asked:

What can cause egg white stretchy cervical mucus before your period begins?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
See below: Cervical mucous stretchability is dependent on certain hormone levels related to your cycle. As your cycle varies, so does the stretchability of your mucous.
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A 47-year-old member asked:

Egg white cervical mucus a week before period, what to do?

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Dr. Asha Kamnani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Have sex: Older women ovulate earlier and will see cervical mucus thinning and becoming copious earlier in the cycle. So, start early in the cycle having regular sex.
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Last updated Apr 9, 2013

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