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Mucus (Definition)

Like material that functions to moisten and protect inner body surfaces. The viscous slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and that is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by the cells and glands of the mucous membranes. The free slime of the mucous membranes, composed of secretion of the glands, various salts, ...Read more


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Brown cervical mucus 2 days before period. Is this normal?

Brown cervical mucus 2 days before period. Is this normal?

Can be normal: A little intermenstrual bleeding can be normal, but it can be a sign of an anatomic or infectious abnormality. If this happens a lot or frequently, i suggest being evaluated. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have brown cervical mucus 2 days before period?

Perhaps yes: Some spotting or brown discharge a couple days prior to your period is fairly common. If you have any pain or vaginal irritation it might indicate an infection or endometriosis, and you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Brown cervical mucus I have it every day feels like I have period but pain is 10 times worse not suppose to be getting period for another 2 weeks ?

Brown cervical mucus I have it every day feels like I have period but pain is 10 times worse not suppose to be getting period for another 2 weeks ?

Vaginitis: sounds like you do have a vaginal infection, it may be bacterial vaginitis. I suggest you see your FP or GYN for an exam. They will do a microscopic exam of your se creations and perhaps a culture. If positive they will give you treatment that hopefully will fix the problem. ...Read more

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I am 10days past ovulation and period is due in 4 days. Have had a tiny amount of brown cervical mucus and some brown blood. Preg or period?

Non-secific signs: Either is possible, and there are other causes as well. Best to wait until period is missed by 3-5 day, s then check a urine or blood pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Abortion 4 weeks ago and have brown cervical mucus and no period yet, could i be pregnant?

Abortion 4 weeks ago and have brown cervical mucus and no period yet, could i be pregnant?

Abortion: Most women experience their next period 4 to 6 weeks after a surgical abortion. If you don’t have a period after 3 months ensure that you discuss with the physician. ...Read more

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I am almost 6 weeks pregnant and had a day of slight brown cervical mucus. Is it cause for concern? Beginning of a miscarriage?

I am almost 6 weeks pregnant and had a day of slight brown cervical mucus. Is it cause for concern? Beginning of a miscarriage?

Possibly: Up to 30% of pregnant women experience some sort of bleeding during pregnancy. See your doctor and discuss a serum quantitative beta HCG test. Hcg doubles every couble of days and is associated with a healthy pregnancy. ...Read more

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I'm 5 days late, had light pink spotting four days ago, yesterday I had light brown cervical mucus, my nipples hurt, fatigue, could I be pregnant?

I'm 5 days late, had light pink spotting four days ago, yesterday I had light brown cervical mucus, my nipples hurt, fatigue, could I be pregnant?

Yes...: If you are having sex, you could be pregnant. Take a pregnancy test. Considering it is 5 days since you expected your period, the test should be accurate; however, if it is negative - repeat in a week if you still haven't gotten your period. Either way, at that point you may wish to make an appointment with your ob/gyn to discuss your irregular cycle OR your pregnancy. ...Read more

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I have a lot of very dark brown, thick cervical mucus sometimes during ovulation, but only then. Ttc, but a little paranoid if this is normal?

Eval d/c: There is usually an increase of white discharge (leukorrhea) at the time of ovulation. Leukorrhea doesn't have an odor, cause redness, itching or pain. Am wondering it there may be old blood mixed in with in it. The most prudent thing would be to have it evaluated by your gynecologist. Take care & good luck w working toward pregnancy. ...Read more

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What does dark chocolate brown cream-like cervical mucus indicate?

What does dark chocolate brown cream-like cervical mucus indicate?

See below: It usually means that the cervical mucous has been tinged with old menstrual blood. It's completely innocent. ...Read more

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I'm 45 condom protected sex twice over past week or two; nautious and slighty brown stuff in cervical mucus. 3 neg digital preg test. Need reassurance?

I'm 45 condom protected sex twice over past week or two; nautious and slighty brown stuff in cervical mucus. 3 neg digital preg test. Need reassurance?

Pregnant?: Home pregnancy tests won't turn positive until AT LEAST 10 days after sex. Nausea caused by pregnancy isn't possible until after a home urine test is +. There are a lot of causes for brownish discharge and even for nausea. Most likely you're not pregnant, run a test using 1st urine of the morning at least 10 days after the last sex. If negative repeat in 1 week. If both are -, you're not pregnant. ...Read more

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First day period brown tinged, is it cervical mucus?

Maybe: Some women start their period with a brownish stain in their mucus. This is just a slight old blood that has dripped from the uterus and stains the cervical mucus. Sometimes it is menstrual tissue that comes down. So, it can be a mixture of the two or one of the two. ...Read more

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I'm 6 weeks pregnant and ive been having light brown to light beige cervical mucus on and off for two weeks. Should I be concerned?

I'm 6 weeks pregnant and ive been having light brown to light beige cervical mucus on and off for two weeks. Should I be concerned?

Pregancy/bleeding: This kind of blleding in a confirmed pregnancy is a concern, but may occur also if sexual relations have occurred during the time cited. To be certain the pregnancy is doing well, obtain a serum quantitative test for pregnacy from your health provider. The provider may also recommend an ultrasound at this point, as there are other reasons why bleeding in pregnancy may occur. ...Read more

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74 days since last cycle, off and on sickness, today noticing watery brownish cervical mucus. Help please?

If..: If your period is usually regular the first step to take is to get a pregnancy test if you have been sexually active. Other possibility in this case is an infection but the only way to give a final answer is with a pelvic exam. Other possibilities can be considered like ovarian cyst and hormonal imbalances. See a gynecologist for evaluation and final diagnosis. ...Read more

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Cervical (Definition)

Cervical relates to the first seven vertebra of the spine. It is related it the neck. Also it refers to the muscular opening/exit of ...Read more