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Thick Mucus Discharge (Overview)

Thick mucus discharge (thick mucousy vaginal discharge) is a symptom in which the material coming from a woman's vagina is like somewhat thickened mucous. This discharge can be normal during parts of the menstrual cycle. If there is itching, a yeast infection or other problem may be present.


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What could be the cause of my lower abdomen pain n thick mucus discharge with a little bit of blood?

What could be the cause of my lower abdomen pain n thick mucus discharge with a little bit of blood?

Many possibilities: Several different things may be at the root of these symptoms. Included in that is ibd, infections, ibs or less likely malignancy. Best to see a doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

Thick Mucus Discharge (Overview)

Thick mucus discharge (thick mucousy vaginal discharge) is a symptom in which the material coming from a woman's vagina is like somewhat thickened mucous. This discharge can be normal during parts of the menstrual cycle. If there is itching, a yeast infection or other problem may be present.


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A clear thick mucus discharge with a little blood in it that only happened once means?5 months postpartum and due for period on the 1st-3rd; varies ?

A clear thick mucus discharge with a little blood in it that only happened once means?5 months postpartum and due for period on the 1st-3rd; varies ?

Varied: Mucous discharge can be due to many potential causes, and many of them are infection related. Analysis of the flora in your vagina can help aid a diagnosis. It may also be normal. Your doctor will help you figure it out. ...Read more

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Clear/white thick mucus discharge?

What?: From which body opening is the mucous coming from? ...Read more

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I had a hemorroids surgery 5 months ago. Ever since then I have anal mucus discharge. What can I do about it?

I had a hemorroids surgery 5 months ago. Ever since then I have anal mucus discharge. What can I do about it?

Discuss with surgeon: In some instances this may be a sign of other disease but most likely benign. You may need a follow up colonoscopy or biopsy but this will be determined by your physician, . ...Read more

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Clear/white thick mucus discharge?

What?: From which body opening is the mucous coming from? ...Read more

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Thick mucus discharge? What did she give me?

Thick mucus discharge? What did she give me?

Find out: If you have reason for worry the steps are: 1) see a doctor, there's no other way to tell if you 'got' anything, 2) talk with her (?) i'd to learn the facts before jumping to conclusions. ...Read more

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I am having a thick mucus discharge, I am 50?

Normal: Mucus discharge by itself is often normal. If it becomes discolored, irritation, or with a bad odor it needs to be further evaluated. ...Read more

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Clear thick mucus discharge w/ spotting I do have endometriosis what is wrong with me it's a lot of discharge?

Clear thick mucus discharge w/ spotting I do have endometriosis what is wrong with me it's a lot of discharge?

You need an exam: Cultures and an ultrasound as it could be from an infection or endometriosis or something inside the endometrium liek a polyp, etc., so please see your gyn for a proper workup. ...Read more

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How to deal with thick mucus discharge in pregnancy and menopause?

How to deal with thick mucus discharge in pregnancy and menopause?

Get tested: Yeast infections & bacterial vaginosis are nonsexually transmitted vaginal infections which are common in pregnancy. If you are having vaginal discharge you should should be tested for gonorrhea, chlamydia & trichomoniasis. Some women will have excess vaginal discharge without having an infection from the hormonal changes 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


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