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Doctor insights on: Signs Of Pregnancy And Cervical Mucus Secretions

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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 blood in cervical mucus normal? Wil it effect pregnency

Is blood in cervical mucus normal? Wil it effect pregnency

Difficult: I assume you are not pregnant. Are you on the pill; if so and persistent, you may need an increase in estrogen; bleeding outside of the cycle is not unusual but rule out infection. Sometimes cervical polyps can do it as well; there is nothing specific about bleeding then that will affect pregnancy, it is the cause that could be problematic. Still likely not worrisome. Good luck. ...Read more

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Positive opks but found creamy white cervical mucus instead of egg white clear stretchy cervical mucus does it mean no preganancy ?

Positive opks but found creamy white cervical mucus instead of egg white clear stretchy cervical mucus does it mean no preganancy ?

Not necessarily: Not necessarily. May not be related. Could be a yeast infection. Could be a false-positive opk. Knowing your regular menstrual patterns may give more info. If period is late, recommend home urinary pregnancy test. If unsuccessful trying to conceive for 1 year (6 months if >35yo), then see your gyn or fertility specialist. ...Read more

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Can a whitish/clear cervical mucus be a sign/symptom of early pregnancy?

Possibly: However, unless you are late for your period and have been having unprotected intercourse it probably is not. These discharges can be from infections or hormonal changes as well. ...Read more

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Is yellowish cervical mucus a sign of pregnancy?

Is yellowish cervical mucus a sign of pregnancy?

Not usually.: When pregnant vaginal discharge is thin, white ; milky. But because this is not a diagnostic symptom, a pregnancy test should be taken if you miss your period. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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Can no cervical mucus be s sign of pregnancy of it is just some before period sign ??

Can no cervical mucus be s sign of pregnancy of it is just some before period sign ??

Possible: But, as a physician we would like get confirmed with a home pregnancy test. We don't like to guess. Please run a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Is everyday creamy cervical mucus after ovulation a pregnancy sign ?

Is everyday creamy cervical mucus  after ovulation a pregnancy sign ?

No: During and after ovulation the quality of the cervical mucus changes. The cervical mucus becomes thinner and more stringy, allowing easier penetration of the sperm. Any symptoms/signs during ovulation do not indicate a pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can whitish cream colored cervical mucus be a symptom/sign of pregnancy?

Can whitish cream colored cervical mucus be a symptom/sign of pregnancy?

Check preg test: In today's world the fortunate thing is no one has to stress out wondering if they are pregnant or not. Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and available at low cost at any pharmacy. Prior to missing the first period the bhcg hormone level is not too high so no symptoms would be the most common situation. ...Read more

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What does clear stretchy vaginal cervical mucus mean is it a sign of pregnancy?

What does clear stretchy vaginal cervical mucus mean is it a sign of pregnancy?

Cervical mucous: Don't guess. Take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. Cervical mucous is not a reliable indicator. ...Read more

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6 weeks post partum. I have a LOT of clear, stretchy cervical mucus. This was a sign of my first pregnancy. Could I be pregnant again?

6 weeks post partum. I have a LOT of clear, stretchy cervical mucus. This was a sign of my first pregnancy. Could I be pregnant again?

If you have been: sexually active - then pregnancy is possible. However, I would not base concerns on the current characteristics of your vaginal secretions. Take a home pregnancy test to know. ...Read more

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Is sweet smelling cervical mucus after ovulation an early sign of pregnancy? I've read online people saying this is true. I'm at 7 DPO (cd20 of 28)

Is sweet smelling cervical mucus after ovulation an early sign of pregnancy? I've read online people saying this is true. I'm at 7 DPO (cd20 of 28)

No: No, seven days after evenan exactly known ovulation is too early to detect pregnancy in any way, implantation doesnt occur until 6-7 days post-ov."telling early" is this year's blog craze: i'm afraid it's complete nonsense, although its fun to think about. ...Read more

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What does a jelly like, stretchy cervical mucus means in my body? Is it a sign that egg and sperm finally met?

No: The cervical mucous consistency is determined by the hormones that are dominant in your body at given time in cycle. Your mucous is thinnest during ovulation and thicker at other times in cycle. One can't base pregnancy on mucous consistency. Best is a urine pregnancy test when you miss your period. Mucous is a little like tea-leaves, there's only so much you can read into it. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


Cervical (Definition)

Cervical relates to the first seven vertebra of the spine. It is related it the neck. Also it refers to the muscular opening/exit of ...Read more