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Doctor insights on: Cervical Mucus Before Implantation

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What color is implantation cervical mucus?

Any color: There is no right or wrong color. It could be anything. There is nothing called "implantation mucus." can you be more specific what you want 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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What causes yellow cervical mucus along with implantation?

Hormones: Estrogen and Progesterone are made by the ovaries during a menstrual cycle. Estrogen (highest around ovulation but still elevated during implantation time) increased cervical mucus production. Read more

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Can sneezing hard 2 - 3 times at 9 DPO affect implantation? Also is creamy cervical mucus indicative of potential conception?

Can sneezing hard 2 - 3 times at 9 DPO affect implantation? Also is creamy cervical mucus indicative of potential conception?

No and no: Sneezing is not a contraceptive :) and will not affect conception in any way. Symptoms are also not proof of anything unfortunately, but a home test is reliable 11 dpo so you don't have to wait long! Good wishes. Read more

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How can I improve my cervical mucus?

How can I improve my cervical mucus?

Cervical mucus: Cervical mucus (CM) produced with ovulation is clear and provides a vehicle for sperm transportation into the womb. If "CM" is not clear, you may have a vaginal infection. If not and infection, see your healthcare provider for testing and medication to assist with attempts at pregnancy, if applicable. Read more

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How to stop excessive cervical mucus?

Stop and go: There isn't a way to "stop" cervical mucous production except by dehydration or lack of hormonal support. Many women would love to have this problem as it helps with sexual activity. If this is still a concern to you, please "go" to a GYN MD and get examined to determine if the cervical mucous is "excessive" or not and the cause. Read more

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Why do I have cervical mucus so early?

Why do I have cervical mucus so early?

How early?: If you have a normal cervix there will always be some cervical mucus. It increases around ovulation but that doesn't mean it goes away for the rest of the cycle. I wouldn't worry about it. Read more

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Bc pill plus cervical mucus?

See below: Usually they are not related, but if anything bc pill would keep it steady. Read more

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Can I ovulate without cervical mucus?

Can I ovulate without cervical mucus?

Female Fertility: Cervical mucous is a sign that some use to tell when they are more fertile. But, ovulation is in no way dependent on cervical mucous. The process of ovulation occurs in the ovary and not the cervix. Read more

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Does a Plan B pill cause cervical mucus?

Does a Plan B pill cause cervical mucus?

Possible: If you get an excessive, please see a doctor. Read more

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My cervical mucus smells like metal. Why?

My cervical mucus smells like metal. Why?

Probably BV: Bv or bacterial vaginosis is the most common vaginal infection. It is not sexually transmitted. It causes foul smelling vaginal discharge which is often worse when mixed with blood or semen. See your obgyn for testing. It is treated with antibiotics. Read more

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Wbat does yellowish/clear cervical mucus mean?

Wbat does yellowish/clear cervical mucus mean?

Usually normal: Typically, that is a normal variation on cervical mucus. Normal cervical mucus can range anywhere from clear, to yellow, to whitish and can be affected by levels of hormones in your body. If you have other symptoms, though, like a fever or lower abdominal pain, you may want to get checked out. Yellow mucus in this setting can be gonorrhea or trichomoniasis, which need to be treated. Read more

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Why do I have cervical mucus when I'm on depo?

Why do I have cervical mucus when I'm on depo?

Thickens: Depoprovera is progesterone. This thickens cervical mucus, which is part of how it prevents pregnancy. Read more

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Why do I have less cervical mucus off the pill?

Unlikely: The pill causes changing of the cervical mucous to make it more stringent and less viscous. It is one of the ways it lowers your odd of becoming pregnancy and minimizing entry of semen into the uterine vault. Read more

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Do cervical mucus changes signal ovulation date?

Do cervical mucus changes signal ovulation date?

Roughly...: Around the time of ovulation, the amount of cervical mucus increases and it becomes more thin, clear, watery and elastic in response to estrogen produced in the body. After ovulation as the body shifts from estrogen to progesterone, the mucus becomes more thick, opaque and sticky. Tracking these changes can help you to know when you may ovulate, but is not a very reliable form of birth control! Read more

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How does my cervical mucus look the day I ovulate?

How does my cervical mucus look the day I ovulate?

Relatively thin: Mucus plug of cervix thorns out, allows for fertilization. Not the only finding around ovulation, so don't count on that alone. Read more

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I have no cervical mucus around time of ovulation?

No mucus: Obviously this is a concern… since this mucus is driven by estrogen which peaks midcycle I wonder about ovulation. Have you had any surgery done to your cervix-cryosurgery for an abnormal pap smear/cervical dysplasia or a leep procedure? I think a midcycle ultrasound will help elucidate whether or not your ovulating and you can actually see the mucus in the canal by ultrasound at that time. Read more

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Can filshie clips cause decrease in cervical mucus?

No: It's very unlikely. The mucous is produced in your cervix not from the peritoneal cavity. The filshie clips don't affect the cervical mucous. Read more

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Why do I have cervical mucus when I'm not ovulating?

Normal: Cervical mucus is made in some amount all month long. Read more

Implantation (Definition)

One common meaning refers to the process by which an embryo attaches to the uterus of a woman so that she is pregnant. Many think of it as 'sticking.' implantation in humans always occurs when the embryo is between 6-7 days old. A very popular concept on the internet now in 2012, 'implantation bleeding, ' is speculative ...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