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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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Having lots of clear and watery white discharge sometimes yellow mucus discharge after period. Why? Is this normal?

Having lots of clear and watery white discharge sometimes yellow mucus discharge after period. Why? Is this normal?

Yes: Everybody your age should be screened for stds if appropriate. Clear almost egg whie mucous is normal sound ovulation, usually lasting 3 to5 days. Ovulation is usually about 14 days after the first dat you bleed. Yellow discharge could be a sign of a vaginal infection especially if it has an odor or is associate with pain. Get that checked out. The other is probably normal if the timing is right. ...Read more

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What are causes of brown vaginal mucus?

What are causes of brown vaginal mucus?

Infection?: This sort of discharge usually suggests an infection, including gonorrhea, chlamydia or trichomonas if at risk for STD. Hormonal problems (e.g. contraception dose), miscarriage, or other problems also are possible. Any new, abnormal, or unexplained vaginal discharge should be professionally evaluated. See your doctor soon. Good luck! ...Read more

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What cause a reddish mucus discharge from the vagina?

What cause a reddish mucus discharge from the vagina?

Menses: Early (pre-cycle) or residual (post-cycle) changes in the uterine lining is one reason. However, depending on the stage of your reproductive life (e.g. menopause), this can be abnormal. Sometimes infection and neoplasms (e.g. abnormal growths) can present with such symptoms. The most likely reason is what I summarized initially. ...Read more

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Slimy greenish yellowish thick mucus and discharge coming from vagina slight vaginal bleeding?

Slimy greenish yellowish thick mucus and discharge coming from vagina slight vaginal bleeding?

Get it checked out: This doesn't sound normal, and you should see a doctor to get checked out, especially if you are having fever or pelvic pain. Take care! ...Read more

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Is sticky dark brown discharge a sign of fertility?

Is sticky dark brown discharge a sign of fertility?

Brown discharge : May be older, deoxygenated blood. However if you develop discharge that has an odor, causes redness, swelling, itching or pain - please seek medical evaluation. It is not considered a sign of fertility. ...Read more

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Causes of yelowish watery discharge during ovulation?

Causes of yelowish watery discharge during ovulation?

Cervical mucus: The cervical mucus near ovulation typically has a clear/yellow slimy appearance, sometimes described as looking watery or like eggwhites. This mucus helps transport sperm up through the cervical canal. ...Read more

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What causes a daily passage of brown vaginal discharge?

A lot of things: Many things can cause this. It could be a vaginal, cervical, or uterine infection. Other possibilities are a cervical polyp, hormonal imbalance or even cancer. Because it is not typical of anything in particular, it is important to be examined by a gynecologist to find out the cause. ...Read more

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Thick brown mucous like discharge out of my vagina?

Thick brown mucous like discharge out of my vagina?

U need to see U PCP: Or u obgyn physician for evaluation and work up. ...Read more

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Causes of bloating and dark brown discharge? Possible pregnancy?..

Causes of bloating and dark brown discharge? Possible pregnancy?..

Maybe: Given this small amount of info, you could be pregnant. The best way to tell is to get a urine pregnancy test - either from doctor or a home test. These tests are very reliable when done correctly. ...Read more

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A small amount of yellow pus like mucus discharge coming out of my vagina during ovulation mixed into the clear ovulation discharge what is this?

A small amount of yellow pus like mucus  discharge coming out of my vagina during ovulation mixed into the clear ovulation discharge what is this?

Probably nothing: It is probably your discharge from the upper vagina that is pushed out by the ovulation cervical mucus. As long as there is no odor or itching, and as long as it goes away after ovulation, it is nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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What could cause the production of watery vaginal discharge?

What could cause the production of watery vaginal discharge?

Several Things.: Watery vag discharge can be a normal finding. Discharge can also increase in response to hormones, especially around ovulation, or certain birth control. If you have discharge with an unusual/ unpleasant odor or have other symptoms accompanying the discharge, consult your doctor to screen for certain infections. Persistant watery discharge, rarely, may be due to more abnormal conditions. ...Read more

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What are the causes of reddish brown vaginal discharge?

What are the causes of reddish brown vaginal discharge?

Old blood usually: When bright red blood bleeds inside your uterus during your period it might sit there for some time, congeal into a clot, and then later liquify and come out as dark menstrual blood. As it sits longer in the genital tract it gets browner and by the time you see anything it is a mixture of newer (red) blood and older(brown) blood. ...Read more

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Im having brown vaginal mucus discharge daily vs yellow or white what can be the cause ?

Infection?: There are many causes of abnormal vaginal discharge, but colored vaginal discharge usually means infection, including STDs like gonorrhea, chlamydia, or trichomonas if you are at risk. Any new, abnormal, or unexplained vaginal discharge should be professionally evaluated. See your doctor soon. ...Read more

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I have brown vaginal discharge, light spotting of blood, and lots of burning/irritation/redness. Could it be yeast without the white stuff?

I have brown vaginal discharge, light spotting of blood, and lots of burning/irritation/redness. Could it be yeast without the white stuff?

Could be external : Yeast , but doesn't sound like internal yeast and yeast doesn't cause vaginal bleeding. You need to see your obgyn for a culture and exam and ultrasound. ...Read more

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Clear watery dicharge a sign of ovulation?

Clear watery dicharge a sign of ovulation?

Yes: If you are monitoring your discharge and it's clear and watery, it's likely that you are just before ovulation. Once you are ovulating the discharge becomes somewhat thicker and 'stringy", like egg whites, and slick. ...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