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Doctor insights on: Cervical Mucus During Luteal Phase

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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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Ttc and not. Producing sufficient cervical mucus during and after LH surge any remedies or could there something wrong with me?

I'm skeptical: That your cervical mucus is a problem. What have you been told, or are you deciding this yourself? There are no good/reliable tests for cervical mucus, and it is rarely a problem - what are you worried about? ...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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What to do if no cervical mucus during ovulation clofert 100mg?

What to do if no cervical mucus during ovulation clofert 100mg?

IUI or letrozole: The effectiveness of IUI with a normal semen analysis. Clomid (clomiphene) does create a mucous problem in about 40% of patients so IUI can make sense if that is the stim drug. Letrozole on the other hand does not cause a mucous problem. In our opinion, IUI is not needed for letrozole. In conclusion, if Clomid (clomiphene) is your drug, IUI can be helpful and likely would yield a PR of 8-13%/cycle. Good Luck ...Read more

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What is my curves mucus look like on day. 19 of my luteal phase if I have conceived?

What is my curves mucus look like on day. 19 of my luteal phase if I have conceived?

Cervical mucus: The cervical mucus after ovulation become sticky, cloudy and less stretchy than prior to ovulation. The mucus won't change during this time of the cycle if you've conceived. ...Read more

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What's your cervical mucus during ovulation and when you're not ovulating? What is it like during your whole cycle?

Thin and watery: Your cervical mucus becomes thin and watery in the days leading up to ovulation. The rest of the month it is generally thick and scant. If you are relying on this to prevent pregnancy, however, it not reliable enough to trust. ...Read more

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I haven't seen cervical mucus during ovulation though I usually feel slight pain during ovulation. Is it possible that I actually ovulate?

I haven't seen cervical mucus during ovulation though I usually feel slight pain during ovulation. Is it possible that I actually ovulate?

Regular periods: You can ovulate without having had a normal period beforehand, it's not possible to have a normal period (at least naturally) without having ovulated beforehand. Make sense? If you get spontaneous periods, you are 99% certain to be ovulating. ...Read more

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I took ovulation prediction tests during tim I should of ovulated and had a lot of cervical mucus, tests never tested positive, why didn't test test +?

.: Ovulation prediction kits are usually very accurate. If it is not testing positive follow the tips. 1. Make sure you follow manufacturer instructions closely while testing. 2. Test on multiple consecutive days. 3. Test early morning second urine. These will improve the accuracy of the test. ...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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Does Plan B work during/after ovulation? For instance if you take it the day after you notice fertile cervical mucus?

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 more

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I am 19 & I have nexplanon. Could this be causing me lack of cervical mucus? I'm having a lot of difficulties during sex.

Possibly.: Lubrication during sex is usually more from the vaginal tissues than from cervical mucous. It's possible that Nexplanon can cause decreased lubrication. Usually the answer is to use lubricant, such as astroglide. If you still have difficulties, it's probably more than a lubrication problem. ...Read more

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Why do I have egg white cervical mucus during my period?

It is normal: It is normal to have egg white discharge before during and after oeriods due to increased cervical mucus in some wimen. ...Read more

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Is pink-tinged egg white mucus at the same time as a period a sign that the luteal phase is extremely short?

Is pink-tinged egg white mucus at the same time as a period a sign that the luteal phase is extremely short?

No: No direct connection. Luteal phase is assessed by counting days from a certain ovulation (opk may not be good enough) until the next period starts; luteal-phase-defect is assessed by endometrial biopsy. ...Read more

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I notice that during April - Sept cervical mucus post period is more present and obvious. Does this have anything to do with the warm weather?

Probably not!: We are not aware of any "weather induced changes in the quality, or quantity of the cervical mucus production. We believe that is regulated by the female hormones under normal circumstances. ...Read more

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LH surge day17. luteal phase 9days this mo. 1st month charting. 6-8dpo cervix pinching/sore breasts. Hpt neg. Looks I ovulate late, am I infertile?

LH surge day17. luteal phase 9days this mo. 1st month charting. 6-8dpo cervix pinching/sore breasts. Hpt neg. Looks I ovulate late, am I infertile?

Not infertile: Good that you have a LH surge. In addition, there are other tests to check your luteal phase, such as ultrasound around the ovulation, blood progesterone level, etc. If indicated, there is medicine to enhance the luteal phase. ...Read more

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What does clear and wet cervical mucus mean?

What does clear and wet cervical mucus mean?

Could be normal.: It could be just physiologic discharge. You can consult your doctor to be tested for possibility of infection. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What does white wet mucus cervical mucus mean?

Normal mucous: The cervical mucous is normal and changes based upon hormonal influences. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have cervical mucus twice a week?

Yes: You always have cervical mucus. At certain times during your cycle it is copious and watery and other times it is thick, but the mucus glands in your cervix are always producing mucus. You just may not be able to detect it. For more info www. Askyourgynecologist. Org. ...Read more

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How do you know if cervical mucus is thin and stringy?

Self exam: You can insert one or two fingers inside the vagina and feel the cervix. The fingers will be a bit moist - if the moisture is watery and spins a thin thread between the fingers, then the mucous is thin and stringy. That indicates that ovulation is near. ...Read more

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What's the difference between cervical mucus and a female come?

Consistency: Cervical mucous had a much thicker consistency and, obviously, located higher up in the vaginal cavity. ...Read more

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For the last week I have had brown cervical mucus. Is that normal or what could it be?

Old light blood: The brown discharge is old decomposed blood mixed in with the cervical mucous. ...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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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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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 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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Does fertile cervical mucus cause soerm to live longer how and why?

Does fertile cervical mucus cause soerm to live longer how and why?

It prevents destruct: Sperms remain healthy and are fertile
no loss or destruction of sperms. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to have stringy cervical mucus after conception?

Certainly: Mucus is mucus, it's non-specific. There's no 'right' or 'wrong' mucus after conception. ...Read more

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At what stage of ovulation is cervical mucus thick and a little chuncky.?

Ovulation: Your mucus starts to change into a thick, whitish discharge after ovulation. Ovulation is usually 14 days prior to you next period. Keep a calendar and you will notice more changes in your body like bloating, breast pain, and occasionally mood changes. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your cervical mucus smells yeasty and kind of sweet?

Vaginal discharge: May have yeast infection. May try topical treatment if no improvement get examined. ...Read more

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If I didn't have change in cervical mucus does that mean I didn't ovulate?

If I didn't have change in cervical mucus does that mean I didn't ovulate?

Not necessarily: Typically the cervical mucus becomes thin and watery in the days prior to ovulation. However these changes do not always happen and one may not notice if they do. ...Read more

Luteal Phase (Definition)

The luteal phase (or secretory phase) is the latter phase of the menstrual cycle (in humans and a few other animals) or the estrous cycle (in other placental mammals). It begins with the formation of the corpus luteum and ends in either pregnancy or luteolysis. The main hormone associated with this stage is progesterone, which is significantly higher ...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