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Clear Chunky Discharge
One day I have a clear jelly like discharge, and then the next a white chunky discharge. What could it be?
Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more
Not Necessarily!: Sexually transmitted diseases such as chlamydia and gonnorhea very often manifest as discharge from the urethra in males, and the cervix in females; however, many times they cause no symptoms at all! however, they could be doing internal damage. If you believe you may have been exposed, i urge you to get cultures done...And use condoms so as not to spread a potential infection! good luck! ...Read more
Normal: This is usually quite normal and may suggest the time of your month when you can most easily become pregnant with unprotected sexual activity. ...Read more
See doctor: Any new or apparently abnormal vaginal discharge needs medical evalution. The most common single cause of increased discharge is bacterial vaginosis, an overgrowth of bacteria, especially if strong odor (often fishy), sometimes most noticeable after sex. "Thick" and "clumpy" suggest yeast. STDs are also common causes of discharge. Maybe more than one problem. See doctor; diagnosis should be easy. ...Read more
I had a clear thick jelly like discharge in abnormal amount, just stop takin bcp. Why is that happening?
Hormone change: Bcps change your cervical mucous consistency to a thicker one - one of the ways they prevent conception. Changing back to your normal hormonal levels will change the consistency to a thinner one which may allow it to drain or discharge more easily. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm having discharge and it's sorta thick whitish clear and it's pasty no itch no smell what could that be ?
Infection: possible BV ( bacterial vaginosis ) an overgrowth of Gardnerella, a bacteria common in this type of infection. Also possibly, normal female sexual mucous. Requires exam, culture, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I am having thick, clear, clumpy discharge. Its completely see through but im getting clumps of it when I wipe and on my panties. Is this normal?
Vaginal d/c: Most likely Yes. With hormonal monthly changes there are changes in the vaginal and cervical mucus, also changes with libido. if it is clear would be less concerned. Check HCG if sexually acitve. usually if odor or white there is more concern. f/u with doc ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My cycle is supposed to come down 4/25..clear stringy discharge on 4/18 & now for the past few days the discharge has been thick,clear &white. Normal?
Exam: It would be best to have GYN exam, then etiology of the discharge will be determined and RX if needed done ...Read more
My discharge has changed this month from being white, thick and sticky to clear, stretchy and thinner as it is during ovulation. What could cause this?
Menstrual changes: Have you been checking your cervical mucous regularly? Your mucous is expected to change during each cycle from stretchy and thin during ovulation and thick and sticky afterwards until your period. It is not normal for mucous to stay the same consistency throughout the entire month. No worries if not malodorous or causing other symptoms. ...Read more
I have been having a thick clear but clumpy discharge. Its completely see through but im getting clumps of it every time I wipe and on my panties. Is this normal or could something be wrong?
Clumps not good.: Clear discharge is good. Clumps could be a problem. An exam by you FP or GYN is needed fairly soon. ...Read more
Yes: It is most likely mucus from your cervix. If it is bloody or watery, you need to be seen by your doc. ...Read more
What does it mean when you have thick sticky clear/white vaginal discharge and a bit of wetness ?
Normal functioning: The vagina will secrete a clear or sticky discharge that is non itching nor malodorous. It is part of normal physiology in response to a variety of factors including sexual stimulation. ...Read more
Been having a thick clear sticky discharge for about 4 days then yesterday had bleeding out of rectum what could this mean?
How does ovulation discharge look? Can it be clear, thin and watery? Or only clear and reallly heavy to the point its thick and can stretch to inches?
It can be either. The most common would be stretchy.
But it shouldnt matter being 99 years old. :). ...Read more
If I took the pill plan b one-step and a day later I'm getting a clear, thick ,sticky discharge what does that indicate? Can I determine if it worked?
What does it mean typically when discharge is thick, white kind of clear but a lot at one time? No pain or burning. When it comes out it almost feels like I peed my pants... It doesn't really have an odor either. Happens frequently too.
Discharge: You may have a vaginal infection. I would see a physician to make sure. ...Read more