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Cervical Mucus Birth Control
Does birth control increase the amount of cervical mucus, i know it thickens it. Due for af in 3 days and have a lot of creamy thick snot like cm?
Cervical mucus: Yes the mucus thickens up preventing the egg from being fertilized. ...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
If birth control mimics the menses period, would the cervical mucus/cervical position change as well? Not so much as position but the mucus?
Can taking your birth control pill 6 hours late cause your ovaries to release an egg and the cervical mucus to allow sperm from sunday through to get into the uterus and get me pregnant?
No: If you take a pill each day, regardless of timing, you would have effective protection. The likelihood of spotting and breakthrough bleeding would be increased if you do not take the pill about the same time each day, but the contraceptive efficacy would not be decreased. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Birth controlled failed few days b4 ovul, noticed a change in cervical mucus, took Next Choice one dose within 60 hrs after. Is it still effective?
It usually works: A "morning-after" pill works most of the time but NOT all of the time. A woman should be checking a urine pregnancy test 3 weeks after sex, to confirm non-pregnancy. If having sex and not on a birth control pill or other reliable method, then she should always carry condoms wherever she goes (that means keeping them in her purse, pocket, etc...). ...Read more
What does sticky cervical mucus mean on period due date? I gave birth 8 mo ago and period is still a bit off wack. Is my period near or something else
Take a test: If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. If you feel your discharge is not normal for you then schedule a visit for testing. Yeast and bacterial vaginosis are the most common problems. ...Read more
I hve a white creamy mucus coating the insde of my vagina/top of my cervix. I may have a uti, could ths be a symptom/reaction to my new birth control?
Maybe: Sometimes certain birth control will increase a patient's risk of vaginitis by affecting the pH of the vagina and altering the healthy vaginal flora. I would recommend following up with you gyn or doctor to evaluate symptoms if associated with itching, burning, painful urination, urgency of urination, frequency. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: Could be either way: mucus is a v-e-r-y nonspecific finding, i'm afraid it doesn't tell you anything for certain. ...Read more
Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more
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