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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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Light pinkish discharge days after period?

Light pinkish discharge days after period?

Pink discharge: It is common for menses to 'tail off" over several days after one thinks that her period has truly ended. Slight pinkish d/c should not be alarming in one or two settings. However, if persistent, i would recommend to ensure your pap screen is up to date, and consider a pelvic us to ensure no other issues exist (ie; polyps). ...Read more

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Bloody watery mucousy discharge a week after period. Normal?

?Follicular activity: Could be totally normal and related to upcoming ovulation and associated hormonal changes! ...Read more

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Light pink discharge after period?

Light pink discharge after period?

Could be hormones : Are off or infection or cervix or uterus problems, you shoukld see your obgyn for an evauation as you should not bleed after your period is over. ...Read more

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Brown watery discharge before period normal?

Brown watery discharge before period normal?

Normal: period related discharge can take on many different appearances depending on the amount of mucus that is being secreted from your cervix around the time of menses. as long as the discharge is not excessive, malodorous, or causing any itching, or pain, it can be normal. Keep watch and consult if getting worse. ...Read more

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After period, clear discharge when wiping?

Could be normal: Most women produce more mucus after their menstrual cycle. The increase coincides with ovulation around day 14 give or take a few days. If the clear discharge is not smelly, itchy, discolored , or irritating don't worry. If other symptoms arise make an appt with your gyn. ...Read more

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Light pink discharge day period is due no period mucus?

Light pink discharge day period is due no period mucus?

Check home pregnancy: If + call OB/Gyn, stop anything harmful to fetus. If - expect next period to be normal. If not, see Gyn ...Read more

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Missed period. Itchy thick light pink discharge 6 days after period is due.

Missed period. Itchy thick light pink discharge 6 days after period is due.

Late period: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections, hormonal changes, polyps and fibroids can cause spotting. If concerned for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule visit ...Read more

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Having brown slimy vaginal discharge 2 days before my period normal?

Having brown slimy vaginal discharge 2 days before my period normal?

Watch: It may just be related to hormone changers before your period, if you are concerned about pregnancy, check a test. ...Read more

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Cramps and pink watery discharge before period ?

Cramps and pink watery discharge before period ?

Watery discharge: Pink watery discharge could indicate an infection such as gonorrhea, chlamydia or trichomonas. It could simply be the start of your period and blood is giving it the pink color. You could have cervical polyps or warts that are bleeding. There are a variety of causes. Schedule an exam with an obgyn. ...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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Period started late. After normal brown discharge after period, 1 week later heavy brown discharge like a period. Pregnancy?

Period started late. After normal brown discharge after period, 1 week later heavy brown discharge like a period. Pregnancy?

Take a test: If you think you are pregnant then take a home pregnancy test and in minutes you will have your answer. Sounds like you just had a late period which is very common. Consider birth control to avoid these scares in the future. ...Read more

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Brownish discharge slimy with mild cramping a week after period ended?

Brownish discharge slimy with mild cramping a week after period ended?

Probably period: Brown equals old blood. It sounds like that was your period although likely not a normal period for you. It is typical to have an "off" period every now and then. This usually corrects itself over the next few cycles. If it continues see your doctor to discuss cycle regulation. Birth control is very effective at regulating the cycle and preventing pregnancy. ...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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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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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??

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

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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.

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

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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 havent spotted before?

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 havent 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

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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?

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?

Probably normal: Changes in menstrual flow are frequent and do no signify anything wrong in most instances. Irregularity to menstrual cycles is seen in 15% of "normal" women during any given cycle. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Check for pregnancy: After you have ruled that out you may consider other causes. You are still a little young to be starting menopause, and there are a number of other possibilities. See your doctor. ...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?

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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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

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Having clear mucus discharge with some small white clumps. Period should have arrived yesterday should be starting soon. Having PMS sympts. Virgin?

Likely hormones: The discharge sounds normal and if there has been some fluctuation of your hormones, the period may be off a couple days and still be 'normal'. There are many things that can influence the hormones. Poor diet, lack of exercise, uncontrolled stress, excess caffeine, dehydration, vit b6 and magnesium deficiencies will worsen your pms. ...Read more

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I'm having a brown mucus discharge while i'm suppose to be on my period. It started when i was suppose to get my period 4 days ago. What can this mean?

Brownish discharge: It is possible that your menses is slightly abnormal this month, and if this is the first time that this has happened i suggest waiting till next meses to see if it straighten out. If you didn't use contraception there is the possiblity that you've conceived, and i'd suggest 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