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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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Hello I have light brown mucus discharge i had my period two weeks ago ..i have a copper iud should i be concerned. No pain or itching... ?

Hello
 I have light brown mucus discharge i had my period two weeks ago  ..i have a copper iud should i be concerned. No pain or itching...
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Depends on discharge: Some mild white vaginal discharge is normal, and is likely due to the body responding to hormones. If the discharge becomes excessive, foul-smelling, cottage cheese-like, or associated with itching or discomfort, you might consider bringing it up with your doctor, since it could be due to an infection. ...Read more

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Hi nexplanon out 4 weeks ago had unprotected sex a week ago period is 2days early its light it's brown mucus discharge could it be implantation.

Hi nexplanon out 4 weeks ago had unprotected sex a week ago period is 2days early its light it's brown mucus discharge could it be implantation.

Probably not: It is very common with the Implanon to have irregular and unpredictable bleeding. The bleeding usually improves over time. If you are concerned, do a pregnancy test, and then don't worry! ...Read more

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Hi i hav been 11 weeks old pregnant and today morning a little light brown coloured mucus discharged during urination is it a problem? Pls answer me

Hi i hav been 11 weeks old pregnant and today morning a little light brown coloured mucus discharged during urination is it a problem? Pls answer me

Maybe not: One out of three women will have spotting or bleeding during the first few months of pregnancy. If you are bleeding like a period or cramping and bleeding you can see your doctor to evaluate the status of the pregnancy. ...Read more

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I have had clear mucus discharge sometimes it's brown tinged I dont have a normal mentatrul cycle usual 45 days apart, is the mucus normal?

I have had clear mucus discharge sometimes it's brown tinged I dont have a normal mentatrul cycle usual 45 days apart, is the mucus normal?

Yes.: Clear mucous discharge is normal. The discharge comes from mucous glands in the vaginal and vulvar areas. The brown tinge to the mucous might NOT be normal however. It's probably coming from the endometrium, the inner lining of the uterus. Since your periods are irregular, you might have an abnormal build-up of endometrium. Please make an appt. with your Gyno! ...Read more

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Having brown mucus discharge haven't had a period since June ?

Having brown mucus discharge haven't had a period since June ?

No period w d/c: You need to see a GYN dr. First assure you are not pregnant, then get and evaluation for the lack of a period for 5 months as well as the discharge which could be infectious. Best wishes. ...Read more

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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 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 ?

Blood: Blood tinged mucus will appear brownish because it contains de-oxygenated blood. This frequently occurs around ovulation time (mid-cycle) and is not worrisome. ...Read more

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Is brown mucus discharge is before or after period?

Is brown mucus discharge is before or after period?

Brown mucus: Discharge is usually old, deoxygenated blood ; is non uncommonly seen after your period (but could also occur at other times). ...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