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Mucus Threads Occasional What Does It Mean
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
Cyclic changes: Some women have thick vaginal mucus and others not so thick. Vaginal mucus and secretions can fluctuate throughout your cycle too. Some women get to know their cycle so well, they can tell when they are ovualting by the mucus consisitency of their vagina (spinnbarkeit mucus). Hope this helps. ...Read more
Mucus : Nothing, this is a common finding in urinalysis ...Read more
Depends where from?: Blood in a mucus nasal discharge when u blow your nose is common & rarely of concern. Blood in mucus coughed up from chest may be serious & should be looked into by your dr.. Tb, something similar or even lung cancer needs to be excluded. Bloody vaginal mucus is also abnormal & needs to be checked out by a gynecologist. Malignancy needs to be ruled out. Hopefully nothing serious. Good luck. ...Read more
Normal urinalysis: These are normal in a urine, especially in women if it was not a careful "clean catch" specimen. When producing urine for testing, women should wipe the genital area, then start urinating into the toilet while holding labia apart, then move the container into the stream and out again. This helps prevent getting vaginal fluid and genital mucus in the specimen, which probably is what happened here. ...Read more
Muscuos-y: Think of spit or snot that is slippery and very runny. But not thick snot that is a glob when you blow it out and can pick it up off the ground. ...Read more
A doctor told me I am not passing mucus in urine. What does mucus in urine look like? Does mucus always look like 'threads'? Is it sometimes clumps?
Coughing too hard: Usually when you are coughing hard, you can break small blood vessels from the force and have blood in the mucus. If it is large amounts, this needs to be seen asap. If it is a little, you need to speak to your physician depending on your medical condition may give you something for the cough. ...Read more
May be (ab)normal: Every woman is different. Some naturally have white thick vaginal secretions while others don't. But if yours has changed, then we worry about infection, especially if you're itchy or if it has an odor. Only vaginal infection that can be treated w/o prescription is yeast. Douching is of no benefit. Bottom line, go see your doc for an evaluation if you're not sure. ...Read more
Likely normal: Vaginal discharge changes throughout the menstrual cycle based on the changing hormones throughout the month. It can change from white to clear to sticky to runny.... Discharge isn't concerning until it causes itching, foul odor, or pain. If you are concerned, you should see your doctor. ...Read more
It depends: I assume from your question that your snot is a mixture of clear and yellow. This could be indicative of any number of things: rhinosinusitis, allergic rhinitis with possible early bacterial infection, nasal polyp, viral infections, or hyperactive nasal mucosa. I would suggest seeing your physician to further delineate the exact cause in light of your medical history and physical exam. ...Read more
Normal: What you are describing could be normal. When you ovulate, it is common to see a watery, slimy discharge. After ovulation, a white discharge is normal, as long as it is not causing itching and irritation . Such symptoms could mean you have a yeast or bacterial infection. See a provider if the discharge is causing you to be uncomfortable. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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