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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 more
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?
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
Most likely yes: Clear thick mucus-like discharge is typical of ovulatory mucous. People often describe it as looking like egg white. That said, if your discharge has a funny odor, you have any itching or pain, or you could have been exposed to a sexually transmitted infection, then you should get checked out. ...Read more
Infection & hormones: Some vaginal discharge can be normal. As you go through the month your hormones cause changes in the discharge. In some cases though discharge can be a sign of infection. Causes incluse yeast, bacterial vaginosis, and stds. There are simple tests that can be done in the office to determine if this is normal or not. ...Read more
Have a clear/thick discharge.Could it be i'm still ovulating? I ovulated the 16th. Or could it mean i'm pregnant?
Needs testing: Vaginal discharge will change throughout the menstrual cycle. Brown can simply indicate old blood. Vaginal odor can be a sign of bacterial vaginosis. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. Check if you miss your period. ...Read more
Had thrush taken oral tablet and now got thick light brown clumpy discharge coming out, is this clearing out? Or abnormal? Thanks, female
Maybe not yeast: By "thrush", presumably you mean vaginal yeast infection, right? However, yeast usually causes mostly itching and little discharge, or only a small amount of white discharge. Colored discharge suggests other infections, including STDs if you are at risk (new partner, partner with other partners, etc). Follow up with your doctor for diagnosis and professional treatment. Good luck! ...Read more
Hi I have been having a lot of pressure that feels like something is pushing on my vag very uncomfortable and i also been having a lot of clear thick discharge what could this be ?
Need more info: This can be caused by several things and first need to know if you are pregnant or not. If pregnant this can be a normal sensation near the end but if early in pregnancy need to be evaluated for preterm labor. If not pregnant this could be caused by prolapse or relaxation of pelvic organs and uterus or due to a mass in the pelvis causing pressure. Make an appointment with your doctor. ...Read more
Nasal polyps and chronic sinusitis, but no discharge from the nose anymore, however, allot of green chunky discharge from lungs, chest xray is clear..
Pregnancy test: Only a pregnancy test can tell you if you are pregnant. It can take 2 weeks from conception (in general 4 weeks from last period) for a pregnant test to turn positive, if you have regular monthly periods. If you believe you may be pregnant, take a test in this time frame and that should give you your answer. ...Read more