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Clear/white thick mucus discharge?

Clear/white thick mucus discharge?

What?: From which body opening is the mucous coming from? ...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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White thick mucus stuff in stool?

White thick mucus stuff in stool?

Mucous in stool: Not normal, Best to see doctor and have this check out. Could be several things but without exam and tests not much to help you at this point. ...Read more

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Pooping white slimy stuff?

Pooping white slimy stuff?

Could be nothing: Or could be a sign of inflammation /ibd or ibs or infection in your colon, anal fissures, remnants of food particles etc. Go see your dr for reassurance ! (pls read link below). ...Read more

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Slimy greenish yellowish thick mucus and discharge coming from vagina slight vaginal bleeding?

Slimy greenish yellowish thick mucus and discharge coming from vagina slight vaginal bleeding?

Get it checked out: This doesn't sound normal, and you should see a doctor to get checked out, especially if you are having fever or pelvic pain. Take care! ...Read more

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Green sticky snot?

Not helpful: The stickiness or viscosity of nasal mucus is not a good predictor of the underlying problem. Other symptoms are better indicators, such as the presence or absence of fever, itchy eyes, sore throat and other symptoms. ...Read more

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Thick white stringy mucus, in throat, difficult to expell

Thick white stringy mucus, in throat, difficult to expell

See Your M.D.: There's some over-the-counter decongestants but you rather see your doctor especially if you present an elevation in body temperature that is not within normal limits. ...Read more

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Is the mucus plug white thick discharge?

Could be: Could be other colors like light red brown , yellowish the main thing is the mucus is thick and may or may not come out at once could come out over a number of days, if the discharge is thin call your OB as it could be rupture of membranes or if u are not sure always call your OB like i instruct my pts to call me. ...Read more

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Sticky thick yellow snot, slight cough. Bacteria?

Bacteria versus viru: S. Without running a culture, it is impossible to tell. Certainly thick yellow mucous and a slight cough could be bacterial, but it could also be viral or less commonly parasitic. Best to get checked out if it doesn't get better in a few days. ...Read more

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Watery discharge with white flecks labor?

Watery discharge with white flecks labor?

I am confused!: Sorry, but I don't understand your question. Are you pregnant and have a new discharge? If so, call your OB doc and ask what to do. If not, please ask your question again and clarify. ...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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White sticky mucus with blood discharge ovulation bleeding, what's wrong?

White sticky mucus with blood discharge ovulation bleeding, what's wrong?

Not uncommon: I do the believe anything is wrong, if this is your only symptom. Monitor the situation and discuss with your GYN at your next visit. ...Read more

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Thick brown mucous like discharge out of my vagina?

Thick brown mucous like discharge out of my vagina?

U need to see U PCP: Or u obgyn physician for evaluation and work up. ...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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Does clear stringy mucus mean your pregnant?

Does clear stringy mucus mean your pregnant?

Take a test: If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. Vaginal discharge should be evaluated separately for evaluation. ...Read more

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Clear thick stretchy clumped discharge. Any ideas?

Clear thick stretchy clumped discharge. Any ideas?

I am not sure about: The clumpy part. But, clear/stretchy discharge occurs w ovulation. ...Read more

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What does clear sometimes stringy mucous vaginal discharge signify?

What does clear sometimes stringy mucous vaginal discharge signify?

Cycle points: The mucus discharge from the vagina can be examined to get an approximate idea of where a woman may be in her cycle with respect to her fertile periods such as ovulation, just before menstruation begins, just after it has stopped. Here is a website that is helpful to explain this a bit more: http://www.Parents.Com/getting-pregnant/ovulation/signs/signs-of-ovulation/. ...Read more

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Thick mucus throat irritation?

Thick mucus  throat irritation?

Post nasal drip: You may have sinus or nasal problem, check with an ENT specialist in your area. ...Read more

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Clear sticky vaginal discharge with blood?

Clear sticky vaginal discharge with blood?

probably normal: Prior to ovulation women get thin watery discharge. After ovulation some spotting may occur with the discharge getting thicker mucous9sticky). ...Read more

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Stringy mucus semen, what are the causes?

Stringy mucus semen, what are the causes?

Normal: After ejaculation, semen is tapioca-like and clumpy. It then liquifies over a 1 hour period and becomes stringy like molasses. Stringiness, to some degree, is normal. ...Read more