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Light Pink Mucus Discharge
I had a hemorroids surgery 5 months ago. Ever since then I have anal mucus discharge. What can I do about it?
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
Period started july 5 2014 to july 10 2014. Today july 14 2014 I have light pink mucus discharge. Before period all prego signs. But got period. Help!
Period week and a half ago. Unprotected sex, before, during and after period. Now light pink mucus discharge.
Probably normal: You can get an over the counter pregnancy test in 4 to 6 wks just to be sure ...Read more
I had sex 6 months ago and have had a regular period until now. I now have a thick, light pink mucus discharge and my period is due in a week.
See GYN: This is unlikely to be related to the sexual encounter 6 months ago. Consult your GYN and get examined. ...Read more
Period due yesterday. Been dizzy, tired, nauseous, sore breasts for >1 wk. Today I have vry light pink mucus discharge. Period or poss preg? Go to UC?
Consider a preg test: A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex, or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and thus lead to a repeat test a few days later. If a woman gets her normal regular period, then she is not pregnant, and a test is not needed. ...Read more
2 days late period, sore breasts for 3 weeks & light pink mucus discharge today when I wipe. Could I be pregnant or possible miscarriage? Miscarried b4.
Pregnancy test?: Get a pregnancy test or see a md to sort out your situation. ...Read more
My periods last 5-6 days. This month my prd lasted 3 days 3rd day was very light. 3 days later I saw light pink tint to mucus discharge. What's up?
Depends: Depends in what context you are asking. It can be abnormal, normal, or transitional. It all depends on your history. It may be important for you to see a provider to be sure. They may be able to run tests on the discharge and obtain a complete history. ...Read more
Finished period Thursday 22nd jan! Had sex with bf Saturday night woke up Sunday with pink mucus discharge and bled monday but stopped that night??
Its OK: Often the uterus bleeds easier just after your period if it is exposed to trauma. It sounds pretty minimal in amount and no other symtoms. I would not worry about it. It is pretty common. ...Read more
Have an IUD (mirena)inserted, having pink mucus discharge for 4 days. Period not due until oct4th last period was sept 4-9th. But I haven't spotted before?
Schedule IUD check: Bleeding on Mirena (levonorgestrel) is highly variable. Most bleed and spot for the first few weeks and then periods dramatically lighten with 50% not having a period by 1 year. There is wide variations in the bleeding pattern typical of Progesterone only methods. Irregular bleeding is expected and does not mean the iud does not work. If you are concerned please schedule an iud check with your obgyn. ...Read more
40 no periods for 3 months but pink mucus discharge no foul smell. Last visit to for pap smear 12 months ago and all clear. Why have my periods stop?
Depends: Discharge in a woman can be abnormal, normal, or transitional. It all depends on your history. It may be important for you to see a provider to be sure. They may be able to run tests on the discharge and obtain a complete history. Some common causes of discharge can be yeast, bacterial vaginosis or stds. ...Read more
It depends: Where is it from? From your nose, yes. From your vagina, most likely, from your anus - that needs to be seen by a doctor. ...Read more
I have had clear mucus discharge sometimes it's brown tinged I don't 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
Anal leakage: Processes that interrupt the integrity of the sphincter muscle or the hemorrhoid columns can produce anal leakage. For example, stretching of the sphincter muscle, a flareup of hemorrhoids, mucosal prolapse, or an abnormal connection called a fistula can all produce what would be termed anal leakage. Mucus is normally produced by the lining and increase production can be affected by medications or underlying disease processes. I suggest you see a surgeon for a anorectal examination. ...Read more
Menses: Early (pre-cycle) or residual (post-cycle) changes in the uterine lining is one reason. However, depending on the stage of your reproductive life (e.g. menopause), this can be abnormal. Sometimes infection and neoplasms (e.g. abnormal growths) can present with such symptoms. The most likely reason is what I summarized initially. ...Read more
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
Likely normal: Cervical and vaginal secretions. See your gyn for any concerns. Take care! ...Read more
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