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A 38-year-old member asked:

Does lots of discharge mean your ovulating?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Possible: There is usually an increase in the the amount of vaginal discharge and a decrease in viscosity (thinner consistency) at the time of ovulation. That is normal and is likely to increase fertility.

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A 39-year-old member asked:

I'm ovulating now and I have a lot of discharge now why?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Leukorrhea: Normal vaginal discharge is called leukorrhea. It is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions ; bacteria ; is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow ; ^ estrogen. ^ is seen with ovulation ; pregnancy. It can be thin or thick ; white to yellowish. Leukorrhea usually doesn't cause an odor. If you have an odor which causes redness, itching, burning, swelling or foul odor – please have that evalua.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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Clear/stretchy d/c occurs w ovulation, Clear/watery or white d/c both occur during menstrual cycle.
Oct 5, 2013
A 46-year-old member asked:

Is it normal to have lots of discharge after ovulation?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Collin Smikle
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
Cervical mucus: Some women will have a lot of cervical discharge with ovulation. Still, it should be consistent in each person so it would be unusual to develop more mucus with a few cycles. If this persists, it may suggest other conditions that need to be evaluated.
A 40-year-old member asked:

What does it mean when u discharge but your not ovulating?

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Dr. Andrew Silverman
Fertility Medicine 49 years experience
Discharge : There can be several reasons for discharge ie. Infection, or lack of ovulation with chronic estrogen excess. Frequently this is seen as a woman gets older and her ovulation is less frequent. If infection has been rules out then there is no reason to be concerned.
A 47-year-old member asked:

What does ovulation discharge mean?

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Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Cervical mucous: After ovulation, the ovaries make progesterone which causes the cervical mucous to become thin and slippery -- which can also lead to a noticeable discharge.

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