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I have a whitish discharge around the entrance of my vagina. Is this cervical mucus?

I have a whitish discharge around the entrance of my vagina. Is this cervical mucus?

Vagina: Vaginal discharge can be normal mucous or it can be the sign of an infection. Is it odoris? Does it burn, itch? I would see a md to get evaluation. ...Read more

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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Brown watery discharge cycle day 10 to 14 in a 28 day cycle. No fertile cervical mucus (clear, stretchy) was observed. Does this mean annovulation?

Brown watery discharge cycle day 10 to 14 in a 28 day cycle. No fertile cervical mucus (clear, stretchy) was observed. Does this mean annovulation?

Just means blood: Brown watery discharge just means there is some old blood present. No other conclusions regarding ovulation can be made. Home ovulation tests are available in most pharmacies and will be very helpful for you. ...Read more

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

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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My cervical mucus was thick before we had sex and the day after i didn't have much consistency. What does this mean?

Probably nothing: Depends on where you are in your cycle. Progesterone, which is made after one ovulatres makes cervical mucus thick. ...Read more

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Instead of my period i've been having thick white cervical mucus for a month and a half can someone tell me what that means?

Check pregnancy test: If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating >. ...Read more

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Is thick stretchy white/yellowish cervical mucus fertile? I've read it's the watery stuff that is but also herd about that being fertile too

Possible: Although vaginal discharge can be caused by multiple reasons a " stretchy " discharge in mid cycle is usually a sign of high estrogen level just prior to ovulation and in that case it is consider a good sign. ...Read more

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How is it that on the mini pill cervical mucus becomes too thick for sperm to pass through, but is still thin enough to let menstrual fluid out?

How is it that on the mini pill cervical mucus becomes too thick for sperm to pass through, but is still thin enough to let menstrual fluid out?

Sperm are delicate!: Thickened of cervical mucus causing a barrier is one of the ways the mini-pill works, but it also inhibits ovulation in about 50% of menstrual cycles. The short answer is that the amount of cervical mucus thickening that results seems to prevent the passage of most sperm, but the mass of menstrual blood flow is stronger & is able to pass. I believe it is a simple force of flow & gravity issue:) ...Read more

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Had spotting for 2 weeks it was only brown then started period yesterday and it has a lot of thick clear cervical mucus with it is well. Normal?

Had spotting for 2 weeks it was only brown then started period yesterday and it has a lot of thick clear cervical mucus with it is well. Normal?

Spotting: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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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

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What it means when my cervical mucus was white and bubbly almost like soap lather.. past 3 days it was clear watery and at times thick egg white type?

What it means when my cervical mucus was white and bubbly almost like soap lather.. past 3 days it was clear watery and at times thick egg white  type?

Hormone fluctuations: As ovulation approaches, estrogen predominates and the cervical mucus becomes clear and stretchy. After ovulation, progesterone predominates and the cervical mucus becomes thicker and less elastic. ...Read more

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


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