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What causes discharge just before ovulation?

What causes discharge just before ovulation?

Cervical mucous: The cervix is an opening to the internal body organs. It is usually tightly closed to protect against infection but opens just before ovulation to admit sperm. The cells that surround the egg as it develops produce estrogen. Estrogen stimulates growth of the uterine lining and cervical mucous. This cervical mucous is the discharge that is detected just before ovulation. ...Read more

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Discharge (Definition)

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


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Had sex on fertile window with white discharge 3 days before ovulation can I get pregnant still?

Had sex on fertile window with white discharge 3 days before ovulation can I get pregnant still?

Yes: Having intercourse on the fertile period of your menstrual cycle especially before ovulation can result in pregnancy. if you do not desire to be pregnant that you should use the PLAN B (which is available without prescription in most states) peak fertility from spontaneous conception is usually a day before ovulation ...Read more

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Does milky thin discharge occur before or after ovulation?

Does milky thin discharge occur before or after ovulation?

Before: The cervical mucus becomes thin, copious and watery in the days leading up to ovulation, and afterwards becomes thin and scant. ...Read more

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Plz tell how the discharge look before period? Before ovulation? And in normal days? Thanks.

Vaginal discharges: White thick discharge: common at beginning ; end of cycle. If itching present may indicate a yeast infection. Clear ; stretchy: "fertile" mucous (you're ovulating) clear ; watery: throughout cycle (can be heavy after exercising). Yellow /green: may be infection, especially if thick/clumpy (cottage cheese) w/foul odor. Brown: right after period (old bld clearing out) spotting brn:? Ovulation, preg. ...Read more

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Why do I have a lot of creamy white odourless not itchy or any form of pain discharge before, during and after ovulation?

Why do I have a lot of creamy white odourless not itchy or any form of pain discharge before, during and after ovulation?

Possibly ovulation: As the estrogen levels rise just before ovulation, the cervical mucus becomes thin watery and copious. This helps create a friendly environment for the sperm to get through. Afterwards, it becomes thicker and more hostile. While many women experience pain with ovulation, most do not. This is not abnormal. ...Read more

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Is a white watery discharge normal 1 day before ovulation day and 4 days after intercourse? No itching no odor just cramping, could I be pregnant?

Not yet, maybe later: Discharge before ovulation is common and can't mean you are pregnant, because you cannot be pregnant before ovulation. ...Read more

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Is discharge sign of ovulation?

Is discharge sign of ovulation?

Ovulation?: As ovulation approaches, your cervical mucus changes in amount and consistency. By paying careful attention to the change, you can predict your most fertile days. When you're not ovulating, cervical mucus may appear sticky, creamy, or may be entirely absent. As ovulation approaches, cervical mucus becomes more abundant, takes on a watery to raw-egg-white-like consistency, and stretches up to an inch or more between your fingers. ...Read more

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What does ovulation discharge mean?

Cervical mucous: After ovulation, the ovaries make progesterone which causes the cervical mucous to become thin and slippery -- which can also lead to a noticeable discharge. ...Read more

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When will ovulation discharge stop?

When will ovulation discharge stop?

A few days: Ovulation discharge occurs due to the egg's secretion of estrogen, which makes the cervical discharge more clear and watery. This type of discharge makes it easy for sperm to get through. Once your egg has been released and after it's too late to be fertilized, the discharge changes and so the clear watery discharge during ovulation only lasts a few days (3-5 days) during the fertile window. ...Read more

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Isn't discharge a sign of ovulation?

Isn't discharge a sign of ovulation?

Leukorrhea: Normal vaginal discharge is called leukorrhea. It is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions ; bacteria ; is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow ; ^ estrogen. ^ is seen with ovulation ; pregnancy. It can be thin or thick ; white to yellowish. Leukorrhea usually doesn't cause an odor. ...Read more

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I have ovulation discharge, what to do?

I have ovulation discharge, what to do?

Nothing: Nothing. If there is odor or irritation, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What is discharge like when ovulating?

Clear or brown: Many women notice that the cervical mucous becomes thin, clear and stringy when ovulating. Some women will spot a little with ovulating and have a brownish discharge. ...Read more

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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more