Mucus vaginal discharge - Doctor answers

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Is thick white mucus vaginal discharge good after plan b?

Is thick white mucus vaginal discharge good after plan b?

Vaginal Discharge: This is most likely semen mixed with vaginal fluids. It does not represent anything specific about pregnancy or lack of pregnancy. ...Read more

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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I have mucus vaginal discharge with blood stain, what is this?

I have mucus vaginal discharge with blood stain, what is this?

No: Not uncommon to have spotting with a micous like discharge around and after you ovulate. ...Read more

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What may cause excessive mucus vaginal discharge without odor or itching?

What may cause excessive mucus vaginal discharge without odor or itching?

Ovulation!: A clear mucusy discharge at mid cycle (around day 14 of a 28 day cycle) is a healthy sign of fertility and ovulation. Not all patients have it. If it has the consistency of egg white, you are probably ovulating within that 24 hour time period. You can use that to your advantage if you are trying to get pregnant. If you don't want to conceive, please use protection! ...Read more

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Got told I had chalymedia I took the antabiotics, but now I have a odorless white mucus vaginal discharge is it the antabiotics working?

Got told I had chalymedia I took the antabiotics, but now I have a odorless white mucus vaginal discharge is it the antabiotics working?

Test of cure: If you had sex with the person who gave you chlamydia and they hadn't been treated yet then you could have it again. Otherwise sometimes antibiotics can cause a yeast infection ...Read more

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Slimy, thick, pinkish tinted mucus vaginal discharge a few days. Why?

Slimy, thick, pinkish tinted mucus vaginal discharge a few days. Why?

Vaginitis: Could be several things. Bacterial vaginosis is most likely, especially if it has an odor. Would need more info...Are you on a birth control pill, hormones, when was your last menstrual period, etc. ...Read more

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Green mucus vaginal discharge 5 weeks after giving birth?

Green mucus vaginal discharge 5 weeks after giving birth?

Not good.: A green vaginal discharge is never good. Green usually suggests a bacterial infection - possibly a postpartum endometriosis or an std if you have been sexually active.
This should be checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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Mucus vaginal discharge with blood for two weeks after finished placebo round of oral contraceptive?

Mucus vaginal discharge with blood for two weeks after finished placebo round of oral contraceptive?

Many causes: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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Is a slight amount of white mucus vaginal discharge normal if you are a virgin and your period should be arriving in the next few days? Infection?

Yes: The vagina is like a self cleaning oven, and a little bit of discharge every day is normal functioning of the lining of the vagina in response to the hormones your ovaries produce in their cycle. Unless smells foul or itches, discharge is typically normal. ...Read more

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Clear mucus vaginal discharge at 28 weeks pregnant. Is it to early to lose mucus plug? No pain or pressure.

Get exam of cervix: If you are concerned, report your symptoms of "clear mucus vaginal discharge" to your obstetrical team and request a clinical and sonographic evaluation of your cervix (to confirm it is still long and closed) and an examination of the discharge (to rule out a vaginitis or vaginosis). ...Read more

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I have a thick yellow mucus vaginal discharge. Does not smell bad. No real pain. Had ct, std test, and ultrasound. All negative. Should I worry?

I have a thick yellow mucus vaginal discharge. Does not smell bad. No real pain. Had ct, std test, and ultrasound. All negative. Should I worry?

Vaginal discharge: Sounds as if you have been thoroughly evaluated without having discovered an illness which is likely to be harmful over the long term. Although it is doubtful that you should worry, some people worry regardless of the info. You have an unanswered question and finding a doctor who can give you a definitive response will be helpful. ...Read more

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Mucus like vaginal discharge with blood, should I be concerned?

Mucus like vaginal discharge with blood, should I be concerned?

No: Not uncommon to have spotting with a micous like discharge around and after you ovulate. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I had quite a bit of brown mucus-ey vaginal discharge on my underwear?

What do you advise if I had quite a bit of brown mucus-ey vaginal discharge on my underwear?

It might be: A combination of old blood mixed with vaginal secretions. See if resolves on it's own. If not d/w your dr. ...Read more

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This morning I noticed I had quite a bit of brown mucus-y vaginal discharge on my underwear. Is this concerning?

This morning I noticed I had quite a bit of brown mucus-y vaginal discharge on my underwear. Is this concerning?

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

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My girlfriend has mucus-like vaginal discharge, she has had it for years. What could it be? She has only recently lost her virginity.

May be normal: It is normal to have a small amount of vaginal discharge, since mucus helps keep the vagina healthy. This mucus may be thicker around ovulation. It should not smell very strong, be itchy or painful. ...Read more

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Is a clear thick mucus like vaginal discharge normal?

Is a clear thick mucus like vaginal discharge normal?

Most likely yes: Clear thick mucus-like discharge is typical of ovulatory mucous. People often describe it as looking like egg white. That said, if your discharge has a funny odor, you have any itching or pain, or you could have been exposed to a sexually transmitted infection, then you should get checked out. ...Read more

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I am having clear mucus like vaginal discharge with streaks of blood after having outercourse (fully clothed). Can you tell me why?

Discharge: A vaginal discharge in all likelihood would NOT be caused by simply having the act of sex reproduced while fully clothed. If rough, there maybe an abrasion causing the inflammation, but the discharge would be most likely of another origin. Best to see your GYN Doctor and get an evaluation. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My breast have been very tender & achey & I recently discovered white, mucus-like vaginal discharge, I'm on implanon b. Control, should I be worried?

My breast have been very tender & achey & I recently discovered white, mucus-like vaginal discharge, I'm on implanon b. Control, should I be worried?

Breast pain: Is a side effect of implanon. Use warm compresses, Acetaminophen or ibuprofen, to see if it gets better with time. Have your doctor evaluate you for the discharge and follow up on the breast tenderness. Good luck! ...Read more

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3 Months postpartum and experiencing increased mucus like vaginal discharge but have not gotten my period. Is this normal?

Vaginal discharge: Mucous vaginal discharge has a variety of causes. Testing will be needed to determine the cause and treatment. At that visit you can address options for menstrual cycle regulation. If you are breastfeeding then this may be the cause of your missed periods. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. ...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


Dr. Walter Kobasa
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Vaginal Discharge (Definition)

Vaginal discharge is defined as secretions being expelled by the vagina. This can be physiologic or pathologic. Some common causes of abnormal vaginal discharge and yeast infections, bacterial vaginosis and sexually transmitted infections like ...Read more


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