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Doctor insights on: Slimy Discharge

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'my symptoms include a slimy discharge?

You need to re-ask: This question. You have not provided the context of your other symptoms. With this paucity of info giving an accurate response would be like trying to find a needle in a haystack. 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


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I have a clear slimy discharge what does this mean.

I have a clear slimy discharge what does this mean.

Vaginal?: Could be normal vaginal secretions called Leukorrhea. If you have 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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I'm 39wks and today got clear slimy discharge could it mean anything?

I'm 39wks and today got clear slimy discharge could it mean anything?

Labor: You may be losing your mucus plug, which means your body is getting ready for labor. However, any discharge should be evaluated by your Ob/Gyn to make sure you have not ruptured membranes Read more

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I have thick clumpy stringy slimy discharge with a tinge of blood. What could this mean?

I have thick clumpy stringy slimy discharge with a tinge of blood. What could this mean?

Possible infection: You need to have a pelvic exam and be tested for infections. This could just be hormonal changes but if you have any kind of infection that would need treatment. Read more

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I have a tinge of blood along with some clumpy stringy slimy discharge. What could this be?

I have a tinge of blood along with some clumpy stringy slimy discharge. What could this be?

Possible Ovulation: These symptoms sound like you may be ovulating. If you track your period from the first day of your last menstrual period, most women ovulate somewhere between day 11-21. Some secondary symptoms of ovulation include vaginal discharge that looks like egg whites, spotting, light cramping in the pelvis and breast tenderness. Read more

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Does clear slimy discharge mean your pregnant?

Does clear slimy discharge mean your pregnant?

No: 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. Clear/stretchy discharge occurs w ovulation, clear/watery or white d/c both occur during menstrual cycle. Read more

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I'm 30 weeks and had a clear slimy discharge what does this mean?

I'm 30 weeks and had a clear slimy discharge what does this mean?

Get checked: You may want to have you OB check your discharge to see if it is bacterial vaginosis, something that represents a pH imbalance in your vagina and will not hurt the baby and is easily treated. If not, he/she can check it for other infections that may need to be treated. Best wishes. Read more

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I'm seeing clear slimy discharge after tubal reversal, what should I do?

I'm seeing clear slimy discharge after tubal reversal, what should I do?

Call MD: If you had recent surgery, then the concern is that you may have developed an infection. You want to make sure that if and infection is occurring, you get appropriate treatment so that it does not get worse and make conception more difficult Read more

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Is it normal to a have a really heavy, sticky, and somewhat slimy, discharge on bc? It's not itchy and has no odor.

Is it normal to a have a really heavy, sticky, and somewhat slimy, discharge on bc? It's not itchy and has no odor.

You may: Therer could be an increase in discharge while on bcp, nonetheless you should check with your doctor to r/o ifection. Read more

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I had sex Monday and when I woke up I had slimy discharge and it looks like snot and today is Thursday and I'm still having it sex was protected.

I had sex Monday and when I woke up I had slimy discharge and it looks like snot and today is Thursday and I'm still having it sex was protected.

That slimy discharge: Could be prostate fluid from your partner's ejaculation. If you're using a contraceptive method that includes a spermicide, that could be contributing. If the discharge recurs at other times, especially if other annoying symptoms occur with it, it's best that you see your Gyno. Hope this helps! Dr. Anne Read more

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What is pink slimy discharge from a vagina?

What is pink slimy discharge from a vagina?

Depends on...: "pink slimy discharge" means different things to different women. It has to be compared to the particular woman's normal daily vaginal (cervical) mucus discharge. Some women are at risk for std's, some at risk for cancers, and others at risk for both (so a doctor's evaluation is a good idea). Pink mucus could also be normal mucus mixed with a trace of menstrual blood, in a very low-risk woman. Read more

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I'm having clear, slimy discharge from my vagina - what's going on?

I'm having clear, slimy discharge from my vagina - what's going on?

Discharge: Clear, watery discharge is normal ; occurs intermittently during the menstrual cycle. It may ^ after exercise. Read more

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I have a clear slimy discharge coming from my vagina should I worry?

I have a clear slimy discharge coming from my vagina should I worry?

Never worry: In general, never worry but be proactive and get evaluated. You might have a physiologic discharge (normal discharge) but if this is something new for you, then it should be looked at. Read more

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I have a lot of slimy discharge and my stomache is rock hard could I be pregnant?

I have a lot of slimy discharge and my stomache is rock hard could I be pregnant?

Maybe. Maybe not.: Pregnancy does not create a "rock hard" stomach, unless the woman is really far along and/or contracting. A "rock hard" stomach is a sign to see the doctor (could be bad constipation, or a serious medical problem). Regarding "slimy discharge", unfortunately there are many places that slimy discharge can ooze out of a person. Details are vital. Finally, one can do a home pregnancy test if worried. Read more

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Period was a week late. Today it came and the flow is lighter than usual with clear slimy discharges. Is this normal?

Period was a week late. Today it came and the flow is lighter than usual with clear slimy discharges. Is this normal?

Probably: But to answer the question appropriately would need to examine you and see the discharge. If it keeps up and is disturbing, see an obstetrician/gynecologist. Read more

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What is the light pink slimy discharge after menstrual cycle?

What is the light pink slimy discharge after menstrual cycle?

End of period: When you have a menstrual cycle your are passing your endometrial lining. Towards the end it will be very light and the consistency changes until it is all out. Read more

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My cycle came early but its a slimy discharge with it is there a possiblity of pregnancy?

Possible: If you are having unprotected sex and your period is abnormal you could be pregnant. With a slimy discharge and bleeding, this could also be ovulation and not your period. Wait until your period was due and check a pregnancy test and repeat it in 3-5 days if it is negative. If you don't want it to be positive, now is the time to begin a reliable method of contraception and use condoms for STDs. Read more

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18 yo virgin, no period in 3 months, clear slimy discharge, does that mean it's coming soon?

Not necessarily: I would recommend having your thyroid checked most common cause of secondary amenorrhea in someone who is not sexually active is stress that disturbs the body's hpa axis and causes dysfunctional uterine bleeding. Have you had recent stress or abrupt changes in your weight or sleep/ eating patterns? Read more