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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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Woke up cramping with brown tinged cervical mucus when I wipe 12dpo could it be implantation?

Woke up cramping with brown tinged cervical mucus when I wipe 12dpo could it be implantation?

Possibly: It could be implantation bleeding. But it could also just be the start of your period. Take a pregnancy test to be sure. ...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

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What does cervical mucus look like after conception?

Same as: Before conception: cervical mucus doesn't change predictably after conception. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have watery cervical mucus?

Probably normal: Clear watery cervical mucus often means there is plenty of estrogen around - normal around ovulation. There are also other possibilities: if you have burning, itching, irritation, or other symptoms that concern you, a gynecologist can help sort that out for you. ...Read more

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How do cervical mucus look like in 4weeks conception?

No different: Cervical mucous is an almost completely unreliable method of confirm conception or pregnancy. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. ...Read more

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How long after you see cervical mucus do you ovulate?

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

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Can doctors tell me what does this cervical mucus mean?

It means:: The cervix naturally produces a mucus at its opening. It is believed to be the reservoir for ejaculated sperm. Sperm stick to the cerivcal mucus and slowly swim up ther cervical canal and ultimately to find an egg. ...Read more

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Can you ovulate and not have any signs or cervical mucus?

Can you ovulate and not have any signs or cervical mucus?

Yes: Definitely. Not all women can read their mucous like tea leaves. It can be a helpful tool to determine ovulation, but definitely isn't an obvious marker for every woman. ...Read more

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What kind of cervical mucus I should have when ovulating?

Thin watery: Close to ovulation mucus becomes thin, watery, odorless. There are more accurate ways to identify impending ovulation as ovulation predictor kits that measure lh surge in urine. Ovulation ensues about 12- 36 hours after surge. ...Read more

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What is cervical mucus and how do I check for it myself? ~

See below: Cervical mucus is a lot like the mucus that is in your nose but its made by the cervix. The cervix is the part of the uterus that is at the top of the vagina. During the time between your periods is changes in appearance and consistency. It can be runny and sticky, or it can be very stringy. You can check it by reaching inside and pulling some out to stretch between your fingers. ...Read more

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What kind of cervical mucus should I have when ovulating?

Thin and watery: The cervical mucus becomes thin and watery in the days leading up to ovulation. Following ovulation it becomes thick. ...Read more

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What's 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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How should your cervical mucus change right around conception?

Wet and slippery: Right around time of ovulation, cervical mucus usually becomes wet and slippery (in contrast to thick and sticky). ...Read more

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How many days before clear cervical mucus can you be fertile?

How many days before clear cervical mucus can you be fertile?

Near ovulation: Anyone having intercourse without birth control or condoms may get pregnant. If you want to be pregnant then good luck. If not and if intercourse was within 72 hours you consider taking plan b. Plan b is a high dose of birth control to disrupt the hormonal patterns to delay or prevent ovulation. Abnormal bleeding after is common. Check preg test in 10 days. ...Read more

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Anxiety will cause an increase in cervical mucus, is that true?

Anxiety will cause an increase in cervical mucus, is that true?

Not so simple: Decreased or increased mucus?
For some women, despite the menstrual cycle being its usual strength, there is an obvious increase in the amount of mucus produced, e.g. They might normally have a 5-day mucus cycle, but when experiencing stress, the mucus cycle may last for 9 days. For others, however, there may be none, or very little mucus produced during times of stress. This severely limits the l. ...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