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Doctor insights on: Do You Still Get The Ovulating Mucus After Having Sex

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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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On BCP I had a thick clear mucus took a ovulation test & i was ovulating. stopped BCP for 2weeks still had mucus had sex now mucus is gone can I be PG?

On BCP I had a thick clear mucus took a ovulation test & i was ovulating. stopped BCP for 2weeks still had mucus had sex now mucus is gone can I be PG?

Something not right: One should not be ovulating when taking birth control. IF you were ovulating then most likely you are not using birth control correctly. I am wondering why you would be checking ovulation when on it? If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. Schedule a visit to sort this out. ...Read more

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I ovulated on the 6th, I had unprotected sex on the 1st. On the 8th & still continuing, I had mild cramps & thick white mucus discharge. What is this?

I ovulated on the 6th, I had unprotected sex on the 1st. On the 8th & still continuing, I had mild cramps & thick white mucus discharge. What is this?

Mittelschmertz : This is a term used for the pain that accompanies ovulation, and which usually last for a day or so after the event. If you think the cramping is from something else, or is not improving on its own, please have an OB examine you and find out what is happening ...Read more

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I ovulated on the 14 but am still having vaginal mucus could i had my ovulation date wrong?

I ovulated on the 14 but am still having vaginal mucus could i had my ovulation date wrong?

Mucus changes: The cervical mucus changes after ovulation. It becomes thicker and more scant. It does not always disappear. With blood testing it would difficult in this situation to figure out if ovulation has occurred. ...Read more

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If I have no fertile mucus could i still ouvlate if the ovulation test is postive or could it be a false postive ?

If I have no fertile mucus could i still ouvlate if the ovulation test is postive  or could it be a false postive ?

OPK beats mucus: Every time. The opk are not perfect but they are highly reliable, 'fertile mucus' is very ambiguous. I'd trust the opk everytime. ...Read more

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If you get raw eggs cervical mucus are you ovulating for sure?

Probably : You can do test for ovulation , but watery cervical mucous suggest ovulation is upcoming. ...Read more

Sexual Intercourse (Definition)

Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...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