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Is cervical mucus in early pregnancy clear and stretchy?

Is cervical mucus in early pregnancy clear and stretchy?

Usually thin, white: ; milky. Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take pregnancy test to know. ...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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After ovulation if pregnant cervical mucus would look white and watery right?

After ovulation if pregnant cervical mucus would look white and watery right?

No thick ; cloudy: Before ovulation the hormone estrogen causes the mucus to be clear and watery like egg whites. After ovulation and during pregnancy the mucus changes to thick and cloudy from the hormone progesterone. ...Read more

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Can yellowish/clear cervical mucus be an early symptom of pregnancy?

Can yellowish/clear cervical mucus be an early symptom of pregnancy?

Vag dc: Not really. IF you are concerned you are pregnant, check home pregnancy test on first morning urine. If negative, recheck again in 1 week. If both negative, HIGHLY unlikely you are pregnant. Yellowish discharge can be signs of irritation or infection. Clear mucous is normal. Hope thishelps. Best of luck Dr R ...Read more

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How stretchy does cervical mucus have to be during the fertile period?

Mucus: Great question… my medical assistant hates when i play with the mucus lol. Did you know that a german doctor years ago built a device to measure exactly that – there must be one in a museum somewhere. The real issue is whether or not the mucus is present, clear and can be stretched like (excuse me) mozzarella cheese. Unfortunately you are 45 years old and if you haven't seen a fertility doctor yet. ...Read more

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Is there fertile cervical mucus during period?

Is there fertile cervical mucus during period?

No: During your period you see the bleeding from sloughing off the uterine lining. You should not be fertile at this time or see cervical mucus. ...Read more

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Whats the cause of eggwhite cervical mucus if not ovulating?

Whats the cause of eggwhite cervical mucus if not ovulating?

DISCHARGE: The crystal clear discharge at your age most likely is hormonal very very rarely is related to adeno cancer of the cervix--usualy never hit 17 year olds. ...Read more

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What can cause egg white stretchy cervical mucus before your period begins?

See below: Cervical mucous stretchability is dependent on certain hormone levels related to your cycle. As your cycle varies, so does the stretchability of your mucous. ...Read more

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Should cervical mucus be dry and ovulation. The stretch to period time?

No: At time of ovulation.the mucus referred to as spinbarkeit should be moist long "threadlike" similar to when you hanve a cold and jour nostrils produce mucous. ...Read more

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Is cervical mucus discharge a possobility of being pregnant ?

Is cervical mucus discharge a possobility of being pregnant ?

Unclear: The symptoms which you describe are quite consistent with many diagnoses. Pregnancy is one of many possible things that could be going on. If you think you are pregnant, then you should start by determining when was your last period. If it is late, then that could be the first indication you might be pregnant. The best way to tell if you are pregnant is to undergo a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Is yellowish cervical mucus a sign of pregnancy?

Is yellowish cervical mucus a sign of pregnancy?

Not usually.: When pregnant vaginal discharge is thin, white ; milky. But because this is not a diagnostic symptom, a pregnancy test should be taken if you miss your period. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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Is everyday creamy cervical mucus after ovulation a pregnancy sign ?

No: During and after ovulation the quality of the cervical mucus changes. The cervical mucus becomes thinner and more stringy, allowing easier penetration of the sperm. Any symptoms/signs during ovulation do not indicate a pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can the thick stretchy mucus always mean ovulation?

Can the thick stretchy mucus always mean ovulation?

Ovulation predictor: It is just one possible sign. There are a number of possible signs of ovulation. Vaginal discharge can increase in amount & become watery to stretchy. It has been described as a “raw egg white ” consistency. You may have an increased libido. Body basal temperature increases. The cervix becomes softer and higher. Breasts may be tender. About 20% of women experience ovulation pain. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have lots of cervical mucus 4 days past ovulation with slight abdominal cramping?

Not usual.: Normally the cervical mucous will dry up after ovulation. Lots of cervical mucous suggests either that you didn't ovulate or that it's not from the cervix. ...Read more

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Can a whitish/clear cervical mucus be a sign/symptom of early pregnancy?

Possibly: However, unless you are late for your period and have been having unprotected intercourse it probably is not. These discharges can be from infections or hormonal changes as well. ...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


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