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Clear Stretchy Cervical Mucus After Ovulation
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
No: There are no reliable signs or symptoms 1 week after conception. ...Read more
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
Three days after ovulation, my cervical mucus is still stringy and like egg-white with a brown tinge to it. Why?
These are: Mysteries hard to explain. Are you sure when u ovulated? Are you sure that the mucus gets firm immediatly after ovulation. Are u sure it's not vaginal discharge or infection? There is no clear answer 2 your question but it is not likely to be a problem. Are u trying to conceive and gauging your cervical mucus? If so you are gonna go crazy, try to relax. ...Read more
Clear+stretchy cervical mucus at cycle day 10, 11. Had left leg mild (pms like) cramps on cd 8. No CM at all at cd 12 (today)could I be ovulating today?
Ovulation: Ovulation occurs consistently about 14 days before your next cycle. If you know how many days there are from the first day of the bleeding to the next during your normal cycle just subtract 14 days. This allows you to predict when you should be ovulating. Cervical mucous is not very accurate. Home ovulation kits available at any pharmacy may be more helpful. ...Read more
Had clear, kinda stretchy cervical mucus last week and the next day it was white. Was I ovulating?
Probably: Clear stretchy cervical mucous is an Estradiol effect and is most prominent when the estrogen level is at it's highest during the ovulation phase of a menstrual cycle. Women are most fertile when their mucous is clear and stretchy, the basis behind birth control using the billings method. If ttc, concentrating intercourse during these days is helpful. Avoid sex then if avoiding pregnancy. ...Read more
I've stretchy clear cervical mucus on cycle day 10 & 11. Am I ovulating on cycle day 10? How many days after such mucus can I expect to ovulate?
Can I ovulate right after my period? I have clear white stretchy cervical mucus and my period just ended 2 days ago.
Possible: It's definitely possible although not terribly likely; might depend on how many days your period lasts and how long your cycles are. ...Read more
Can I possibly not be ovulating even though my cervical mucus turns from thick white to clear stretchy? I recently started having irregular periods.
Maybe: Although the stretchy cervical mucus is a good sign. Might want to try home ovulation testing kits on first morning urine. Can also check your temperature each morning before getting out of bed and document this each day. Looking for about a half a degree Fahrenheit or. 2°C rise. Hope this helps. Good luck. Dr. R ...Read more
Cycle day 13 and went to get hcg trigger shot. 3 mature follicles. Had stretchy cervical mucus minutes before the shot. Would I ovulate soon?
You should: Yes. With mature follicles you should ovulate shortly after the trigger shot. Best wishes. ...Read more
Can I have thick & stretchy cervical mucus on 12th day of my cycle even if I am not ovulating? Specially when I am on ocp. Please advice.
Normal: This is a normal thickening of the female sexual mucous and often indicates a fertime time of the month. ...Read more
Can your cervical mucus still b watery but not stretchy after ovulation?? What should it look like after ovulation? TTC
After ovulation and 5 days before a missed period I still have sticky - clear - elasticy cervical mucus. What could it be?
Observe: Not all symptoms have a definitive explanation ...Read more
Yes: This is quite normal and the mucous often becomes looser and more liquid like as well. ...Read more
Cervical mucus: Just because you have watery mucus for 15 days doesn't mean you're ovulating for 15 days. It just means you can't use cervical mucus as a reliable predictor for ovulation - which can be common for some women. If think you're having abnormal discharge, then it's time to check in with your doctor. ...Read more
It can: Cervial mucus is usually produced at midcycle. You may have an increase in amount around the time of ovulation. Some women have various levels of mucus production. If you want to know if you are ovulating at that time of increased production, you can use ovulation predictor kits that you can purchase over the counter. ...Read more
If I get my ovulation cervical mucus late, does that mean I ovulated late? My cycles have been irregular lately.
Yes: It sounds like you are familiar with the changes in cervical mucus which are associated with your fertile phase: white or cream colored, thick to slightly stretchy turning to thin, watery, transparent, egg white mucus when highly fertile. So many women can get a warning and then target intercourse (or avoidance!) to the highly fertile period. Predictably, it varies with irregular cycles. Stay well ...Read more
I have long cycles like 35 days usually, and I always ovulate on cd21. I always have cervical mucus. Does it effect my egg quality since a bit late?
When ovulation prediction tests positive all my cervical mucus has stopped and I'm dry, does that mean I missed ovulation or no CM present ovulation?
Sex 27 hours after positive ovulation test (peak). Not as much cervical mucus but still wet. Just not as much as day before. Could I of gotten pregnan?
Possibly: If you are late for for next period, check a pregnancy test ...Read more
I am having ovulation pain but no cervical mucus the week I am supposed to be fertile, is this normal?
Can you tell me if I'm expecting.. Egg white cervical mucus. N cuple symptoms. Ovulation was March 20. help?
Can't tell: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more
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