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What could cause me to have a lot of white cervical mucous after ovulation?

What could cause me to have a lot of white cervical mucous after ovulation?

Normal: Around the time of ovulation and for up to 36 hours later, the cervix produces copious amount of cervical mucous. Up to 50% of women have a discharge of this mucous around ovulation. The mucous can mix with the vaginal discharge, giving it a whitish appearance. Don't forget, it could also be semen coming out of the vagina (which is also normal). ...Read more

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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What does cervical mucus look like after ovulation and at conception?

What does cervical mucus look like after ovulation and at conception?

Sticky: Hello. It is usually clear and sticky during ovulation, but can vary from woman to woman. Take a home pregnancy test if you are suspicious. Use protection or birth control if you wish to avoid pregnancy. ...Read more

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Will cervical mucus still be absent after ovulation even if i conceived?

Will cervical mucus still be absent after ovulation even if i conceived?

No: Cervical mucus will always be present. The character of the mucus is what changes depending on where you are in the cycle. ...Read more

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Can doctors tell me what does the cervical mucus look like directly after ovulation takes place?

Can doctors tell me what does the cervical mucus look like directly after ovulation takes place?

Thin: During the period of ovulation, discharge is typically thinner, more watery than thick, and can be clear or slightly opaque. Again, this is typical, there's a wide range of 'normal'. ...Read more

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Always get creamy CM after ovulation, but when you ovulate does your cervical mucus instantly change, like right away it goes from clear to dense?

Not reliable : Relying on cervical mucous as a tool for predicting ovulation is highly unreliable. If you feel you have abnormal discharge get tested for infection. If you are trying to get pregnant try an ovulation kit. If you want to avoid pregnancy use condoms or birth control. ...Read more

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How should cervical mucus be after ovulation if you got pregnant?

Myths: Please don't still be thinking that checking vaginal or cervical discharge or mucous is any reliable way to monitor any part of a menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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Can your cervical mucus still b watery but not stretchy after ovulation?? What should it look like after ovulation?TTC

Wives Tales: There is no science or medical recommendation to look at, monitor, or rely upon any vaginal or cervical mucous or discharge. These are not in any way reliable indicators of any part of the menstrual or ovulatory cycle. ...Read more

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


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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