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Doctor insights on: Can I Get Pregnant With Thick White Mucous

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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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Can You still get pregnant if you don't have the egg White like mucous? recently off of IUD.

Can You still get pregnant if you don't have the egg White like mucous? recently off of IUD.

Misinformed?: No vaginal or cervical discharge should be used to monitor any part of the menstrual cycle. These secretions are not in any way reliable markers of any part of the process. ...Read more

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Very Thick mucous yellow discharge 3 days in a row. Today was slightly pink. 38 wks 6 days pregnant. Normal? No foul odor.

Very Thick mucous yellow discharge 3 days in a row. Today was slightly pink. 38 wks 6 days pregnant. Normal? No foul odor.

Mucous plug: See your Ob-Gyn to be sure there is no infection. It could be that you have passed the mucous plug which means labor may be next within days to 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Can there be solid thick white mucous even after ovulation and does that mean there could be pregnancy what the chances?

Can there be  solid thick white mucous even after ovulation and does that mean there could be pregnancy  what the chances?

Mucus is typically: Mucus is typically seen mid cycle. But it can be seen during any time of the month. It does not mean pregnancy per se. If not sure do a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I have thick, stretchy mucous coming from my vagina in clumps. I am not pregnant and there is no chance of it and my period occurs at end of month?

I have thick, stretchy mucous coming from my vagina in clumps.  I am not pregnant and there is no chance of it and my period occurs at end of month?

Poss ovulation: Around ovulation, you tend to have more discharge, although it is usually described as a clear, egg-white mucous. There should be no odor or itching. That's not what you are really describing, so I'm not sure. You may need to see your GYN and be evaluated. ...Read more

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I am 28 weeks pregnant & have recently have had a lot of thick, sticky, yellowish mucous. Mucous plug? Possible preterm labor? Should i be concerned?

I am 28 weeks pregnant & have recently have had a lot of thick, sticky, yellowish mucous. Mucous plug? Possible preterm labor? Should i be concerned?

Probably fine: The hormones of pregnancy certainly increase your mucous production, which can be thick. The mucous plug is not really a true thing to watch for, but is so ingrained into our society, it is hard to get rid of. It never hurts to check with your ob, but if you arent contracting, or having pain, it should be fine. White, grey, clear, green, and yellow are normal colors for mucous. ...Read more

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21 weeks pregnant, recurring bv. This morning after bm had thick brown discharge. No pains all day and baby girl is very active. Mucous plug? Old blood?

21 weeks pregnant, recurring bv. This morning after bm had thick brown discharge. No pains all day and baby girl is very active. Mucous plug? Old blood?

Get checked: Brown discharge sounds like old blood. I recommend you call your doctor and get checked. Rarely the cervix can start to open at 21 weeks without contractions. ...Read more

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If you are trying to get pregnant should u have sex when you get the ovulation mucus?

If you are trying to get pregnant should u have sex when you get the ovulation mucus?

Evalute plans: At age 20 i encourage you to schedule a visit to discuss birth control options. This is an amazing time in your life where you can shape the rest of your life. This is time to focus on your education, career, growing up and enjoying life. Evaluate whether or not this is the right time for you to become a parent. You can only be young once. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more