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Doctor insights on: Bloody Discharge After Ovulation

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Dr. Timothy Brown Dr. Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology
40 years in practice
University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
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1 day post ovulation/sex & slightly bloody/mucous-y discharge. What could this mean?

1 day post ovulation/sex & slightly bloody/mucous-y discharge. What could this mean?

Normal: Some women will experience a slight amount of bleeding around ovulation due to hormone fluctuations at that time. It is normal and does not mean you are more or less fertile. ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


Dr. Mary David Dr. David
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2017 years in practice
East Tennessee State University James H. Quillen College of Medicine
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I had heavy bleeding 2 days after ovulation and its day 6 and I am now spotting bloody discharge. I am 27 years old and on the pill. What is going on?

I had heavy bleeding 2 days after ovulation and  its day 6 and I am now spotting bloody discharge. I am 27 years old and on the pill. What is going on?

Not normal: You should not have bleeding during your active pills unless you took some late or have a problem like a pelvic infection or you need a different pill. Get in to see your doctor to check it out ASAP. Be safe. ...Read more

Dr. Collin Smikle Dr. Smikle
Obstetrics & Gynecology
32 years in practice
Yale University School of Medicine
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Is it normal to have lots of discharge after ovulation?

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. ...Read more

Dr. Collin Smikle Dr. Smikle
Obstetrics & Gynecology
32 years in practice
Yale University School of Medicine
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Which type of discharge is typical right after ovulation?

Which type of discharge is typical right after ovulation?

Ovulation: Many women will report a change in cervical mucus to become clear and some lower abdominal discomfort .This may last 24 - 72 hours but goes away after the body begins to make more progesterone. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Killian Dr. Killian
General Practice
24 years in practice
University of Utah School of Medicine
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Is it normal to still discharge 3 days later after ovulation. ?

Is it normal to still discharge 3 days later after ovulation. ?

Wives tales?: Someone has perhaps sold you a myth with no truth to it. Vaginal or cervical mucous or discharge are not in any way reliable markers of any part of the menstrual cycle. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Would someone normally have clear thin discharge after ovulation?

Would someone normally have clear thin discharge after ovulation?

Discharge: There are a number of possible signs of ovulation. Vaginal discharge can increase in amount & become stickier and white. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Killian Dr. Killian
General Practice
24 years in practice
University of Utah School of Medicine
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Dr. Jeff Livingston Dr. Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
18 years in practice
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
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Clear odorless stretchy discharge a week after ovulation. What does this indicate?

Clear odorless stretchy discharge a week after ovulation. What does this indicate?

Vaginal discharge: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

Dr. Marsha Davis Dr. Davis
Internal Medicine
24 years in practice
Medical College of Wisconsin
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Dr. Anthony Leazzo Dr. Leazzo
Family Medicine
19 years in practice
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
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Why am i having this milky discharge after ovulation has occured?

Why am i having this milky discharge after ovulation has occured?

For conception: Some women have this discharge in preparation for conception. The mucous helps the sperm travel. Additionally the discharge can be hormonally mediated. ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore Dr. Honore
Fertility Medicine
25 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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Dr. Stanley Swaby Dr. Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology
22 years in practice
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What cause brown discharge after ovulation?

What cause brown discharge after ovulation?

Hormone changes: It may be ovulatory bleeding/spotting cause from a change in (the dominant) hormones from estrogen to progesterone. ...Read more

Dr. Kathleen Hands Dr. Hands
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
63 years in practice
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What does white discharge after ovulation mean?

What does white discharge after ovulation mean?

Normal: A white discharge following ovulation is usually normal. ...Read more

Dr. Scott Roseff Dr. Roseff
Fertility Medicine
35 years in practice
Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine
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Creamy discharge 3days after ovulation is this normal?

Creamy discharge 3days after ovulation is this normal?

Yes: It's likely normal unless you have itching, burning, or a bad odor. ...Read more

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Dr. Seth Derman Dr. Derman
Fertility Medicine
29 years in practice
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Does milky thin discharge occur before or after ovulation?

Does milky thin discharge occur before or after ovulation?

Before: The cervical mucus becomes thin, copious and watery in the days leading up to ovulation, and afterwards becomes thin and scant. ...Read more

Dr. Frank Yelian Dr. Yelian
Obstetrics & Gynecology
34 years in practice
Zhejiang University School of Medicine
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Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
Psychiatry
28 years in practice
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/UAMS College of Medicine
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Dr. Seth Derman Dr. Derman
Fertility Medicine
29 years in practice
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Why do I have a lot of creamy white odourless not itchy or any form of pain discharge before, during and after ovulation?

Possibly ovulation: As the estrogen levels rise just before ovulation, the cervical mucus becomes thin watery and copious. This helps create a friendly environment for the sperm to get through. Afterwards, it becomes thicker and more hostile. While many women experience pain with ovulation, most do not. This is not abnormal. ...Read more

Dr. Dennis Higginbotham Dr. Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
26 years in practice
University of Kansas School of Medicine
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What does a thick white discharge after ovulation mean?

Normal: The vaginal discharge becomes thinner and more copious at the time of ovulation. After ovulation that discharge will continue, and you would notice that increase from the vagina. ...Read more

Dr. Seth Derman Dr. Derman
Fertility Medicine
29 years in practice
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Does pasty discharge after ovulation mean no conception?

No: After ovulation, the mucus goes from thin and watery to thick and scant. This is entirely normal. ...Read more

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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more