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Is It Normal To Have Dry Mucus Before A Period
Hi im currently sexually active and I had protected sex. ..my period doesn't come till the 23rd of June and I had protected sex on may 31 I was trying to see if its normal to have dry cervical mucus a week before your period or may I be pregnant?
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
YES: Normal clear, cervical and vaginal mucous will have this appearance when dried. This is normal sexual secretion. ...Read more
No dry days after period ended. Went from blood to white cervical mucus immediately. This isn't normal for me... What is it?
Normal: This is a variation of normal. As long as your period was otherwise normal, don't worry about it. Good luck. ...Read more
Maybe not: If you are on clomid, (clomiphene) you may have a different quality of period than you are used to, but are you sure you're not pregnant? This could be first trimester bleeding, or a miscarriage. If your pregnancy test is negative, and the period came when it was supposed to and lasts. ...Read more
YES: Normal sexual mucous secretions.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: A woman typically has some form of discharge every day. The consistency of the discharge does change, depending on the hormones that are dominant at that time. But there's not a 'dry up' period during one's cycle. ...Read more
Can be normal: A little intermenstrual bleeding can be normal, but it can be a sign of an anatomic or infectious abnormality. If this happens a lot or frequently, I suggest being evaluated. ...Read more
Yes: If no itching or burningGet a more detailed answer ›
My period was about 3 days early and it has alot of mucus in it, is there something wrong or is it normal?
Normal variation: A period that is 3 days early (or late) is likely to be just some of the normal variation in how long it takes for an egg to mature. Eggs like children don't all grow or mature at the same rate. Unless you are on pills, patches, rings, or some other method that regulates periods or having other symptoms, this is probably normal. Hope this helps. ...Read more
9days before my next period is due. I ovulated 3 days ago, still have a loads of clear sticky mucus is this normal? Should I be concerned?
No: Much of the discharge that the cervix and vagina produces is normal. I'm not getting a sense of anything abnormal based on the history you've provided so far. ...Read more
I usually get midcycle mucus discharge but clear, this time I have it brownish like that just before the period. Is it normal and why brown?
I'm usually very regular I generally have 24 day cycles. This past cycle started two day late I had a normal 4 day period but then after it stopped for two days I've had pinkish mucus like I would at the begining of my period. This is all very unusual for m
An off cycle: 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. STDs, polyps, fibroids and 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. ...Read more
Normal discharge: Yes, there is a physiologic discharge during the month which is separate from menstruation. Any discharge which is different from your normal discharge, involving itching, odor, pain or a new sexual partner should be seen by a doctor as it might represent an infection. ...Read more
Yes: Cervical mucus is often related to to hormonal changes. The changes just prior to your period may lead to some extra cervical mucus sometimes. No need to worry unless there is irritation, itching, or an abnormal color to the discharge. ...Read more
Yes it is normal: Tes it is normal.Get a more detailed answer ›
It can and it is ok: Yes it is normal for cervical mucus to decrease before periods. ...Read more
I am 20 years old. One week after my period and excreting a brown mucus, it has been going on for 2 months. Is that normal?
Discharge: That does not sound worrisome.Get a more detailed answer ›
Period blood is dark heavy and mucus like. Is that normal? I find on my pad like a big red soft jelly form of blood first time.
Periods: It sounds like you are describing clotted blood which can be normal if you are having a heavy period. As long as you are not bleeding excessively or passing large amounts of clots then you can just observe. If it worsens then you should follow up with your GYN or primary care doctor for further testing. ...Read more
Got my period 3 days late. Not normal for me. All of yesterday and today the blood has been fairly light and covered with mucus.?
I usually have a normal period. This month it was a week late. Its really heavy and dark with small clots and stringy mucus. Should I be worried?
No: Sounds like yoy may have ovulated later than usual, and the lining of your uterus might have been a little bit thicker than usual. ...Read more
Hi. My baby is 14weeks. My period was normal of 7 days. But after 2 weeks the brown mucous is coming but no bleeding only the mucus. Its not smelly.
Mid cycle bleeding: If you are on the pill, then this is breakthrough bleeding, which is common on low dose pills. The lining might become unstable and you bleed. It does not effect the contraceptive aspect. If you are not on the pill, then you are around ovulation and there is a problem with your hormones. It likely temporary and should correct the following cycle. If not, see your GYN. ...Read more
Yes: Most likely, it is does not suggest any issues. However, if persistent, heavy, present for several days, then see your GYN care provider ...Read more
I started my period today, day 24 of my cycle (normal), but last 2 months it came on day 21 of my cycle. Today I have a few clots when I wipe & clear mucus. Is this normal or not? P.s. My husband and I have been trying to get pregnent since march.
3-4 days after normal period having fresh red bleeding which then turns thick mucus brown. Is it normal?
Yes.: I do not think it is much to worry about. Just passing more uterine lining and older blood. You could observe for a couple cycles, especially if you do not have any pain or spotting between periods. ...Read more
Is it normal for to get brown mucus discharge before my period and then a little bloody discharge afterwards?
Yes: Yes but period at 57 year old is not common ...Read more
I'm on bc and expect my period to start in a day or two. I noticed a thick mucus like discharge. Is that normal?
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