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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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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

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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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Is it normal to have a clear mucus discharge after your period?

Is it normal to have a clear mucus discharge after your period?

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

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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 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!

Learning about Body: Then your signs are not pregnancy and you have not learned what they mean. Since you did not share even one of the symptoms you are concerned about then we cannot comment further. You are not pregnant. Thus the symptoms you are feeling are not pregnancy. ...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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What does redish-brown mucus discharge mean? The second week after my period

What does redish-brown mucus discharge mean?  The second week after my period

Old blood: Several possibilities: old blood from cyst or lining of uterus, infection, trauma or medications. Easy to solve: have your doc take a look. ...Read more

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I haven't gotten my period in 7 months but I get a white mucus discharge every so often?

I haven't gotten my period in 7 months but I get a white mucus discharge every so often?

Get seen..: You need formal evaluation by your primary care provider or your GYN provider. If you have not had your period in such a long period of time then this deserves further testing and exam. Possible reasons besides pregnancy, hormonal imbalances, stress, excessive exercise if the case, poor nourishment, among others. ...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