Doctor insights on:
Cervical Mucus After Fertilization
Not entirely. Ideal: ..cervical mucus is clear and elastic (stringy). This type of mucus helps sperm get through the very tiny opening of the cervix into the uterus & then on to the fallopian tube where an ovum can be fertilized. Never underestimate the determination of those little critters, however. Some can & do penetrate the cervix through mucus that's less than ideal. It only takes one! Good luck! ...Read more
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
Does Plan B work during/after ovulation? For instance if you take it the day after you notice fertile cervical mucus?
Prior to ovulation..: Plan B works mainly by delaying ovulation. Some claim it prevents implantation after conception but not all studies have shown this to be true. Its controversial. The unknown here is whether-or-not you ovulated prior to taking it. Cervical mucus is not reliable enough to know. Best wishes! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Certainly: Mucus is mucus, it's non-specific. There's no 'right' or 'wrong' mucus after conception. ...Read more
Crude measure: If mucous behaves normally, big if, it changes from clear elastic to thick and non elastic with progesterone. So ovulation is a retrospectively evaluated event. When the change is noted, ovulation likely occurred 2-3 days prior. One should have sex roughly every 48 hours from cycle days 11-18 to best cover ovulation and it can't be better than that. Some will see "mucous" for days before ovul. ...Read more
Same as : Before conception: cervical mucus doesn't change predictably after conception. ...Read more
Thickening plug: A thickening cervical plug occurs later in the first trimester but not much change would be noticed a few days after conception. ...Read more
No: Cervical mucous is thick while lubrication that is created is thinner and not mucousy. ...Read more
If smoking dries up your cervical mucus how soon after i quit will it start to return? Or will it return?
Is it normal for cervical mucus to stop completely after a few hours? Does this mean that your done ovulating?
No: Better than cervical mucus detection at determining when ovulation has occurred, is basal body temperature. There's much greater discrepancy in detecting cervical mucus, then there is in measuring a temperature. To answer your question, there isn't enough data to determine whether ovulation is "done" based on mucus. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Watery cervical mucus after ovulation
- How long after cervical mucus do you ovulate?
- Egg white cervical mucus right after period
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- What does cervical mucus look like after conception?
- Can you have egg white cervical mucus after ovulation?
- Cervical mucus after ovulation if not pregnant
- Milky white cervical mucus after ovulation
- Talk to a gynecologist online for free