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Doctor insights on: Thick White Creamy Cervical Mucus

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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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White creamy cervical mucus 3 days before period. Is this serious?

Abnormal discharge: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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16 days late slight cramping white creamy cervical mucus and back pain what could that be?

Check preg test: If you are late for your period the first step is to check a pregnancy test. The vaginal discharge will need to be tested for infection. ...Read more

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At what stage of ovulation is cervical mucus thick and a little chuncky.?

At what stage of ovulation is cervical mucus thick and a little chuncky.?

Ovulation: Your mucus starts to change into a thick, whitish discharge after ovulation. Ovulation is usually 14 days prior to you next period. Keep a calendar and you will notice more changes in your body like bloating, breast pain, and occasionally mood changes. ...Read more

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My cervical mucus was thick before we had sex and the day after I didn't have much consistency. What does this mean?

Probably nothing: Depends on where you are in your cycle. Progesterone, which is made after one ovulatres makes cervical mucus thick. ...Read more

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My cervical mucus is creamy and odourless, and its stretchy does it mean im in my fertile period?

Probably: Pre-ovulation cervical mucus should be clear with a slippery texture and stretchy in nature. It should not have much coloration. ...Read more

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Is cervical mucus suppose to me milky and creamy wet before your period is due?

Is cervical mucus suppose to me milky and creamy wet before your period is due?

Abnormal discharge: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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Always get creamy CM after ovulation, but when you ovulate does your cervical mucus instantly change, like right away it goes from clear to dense?

Not reliable: Relying on cervical mucous as a tool for predicting ovulation is highly unreliable. If you feel you have abnormal discharge get tested for infection. If you are trying to get pregnant try an ovulation kit. If you want to avoid pregnancy use condoms or birth control. ...Read more

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Instead of my period I've been having thick white cervical mucus for a month and a half can someone tell me what that means?

Check pregnancy test: 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. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating >. ...Read more

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My cervical mucus looks like watery n a bit of creamy lotion mix together mayb a cloudy type? No PMS since 8/26 what's goin on?

You need to give: Us some specifics. Based on what you mentioned, I would suggest to see your doc and have your secretion tested. As to pms, I am not sure about the abbreviation (do you mean premenstrual syndrome)? If that is the case, for what ever reason it is good news. If I misunderstood your question, I apologize ...Read more

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Is thick stretchy white/yellowish cervical mucus fertile? I've read it's the watery stuff that is but also herd about that being fertile too

Possible: Although vaginal discharge can be caused by multiple reasons a " stretchy " discharge in mid cycle is usually a sign of high estrogen level just prior to ovulation and in that case it is consider a good sign. ...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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How is it that on the mini pill cervical mucus becomes too thick for sperm to pass through, but is still thin enough to let menstrual fluid out?

How is it that on the mini pill cervical mucus becomes too thick for sperm to pass through, but is still thin enough to let menstrual fluid out?

Sperm are delicate!: Thickened of cervical mucus causing a barrier is one of the ways the mini-pill works, but it also inhibits ovulation in about 50% of menstrual cycles. The short answer is that the amount of cervical mucus thickening that results seems to prevent the passage of most sperm, but the mass of menstrual blood flow is stronger & is able to pass. I believe it is a simple force of flow & gravity issue:) ...Read more

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Had spotting for 2 weeks it was only brown then started period yesterday and it has a lot of thick clear cervical mucus with it is well. Normal?

Had spotting for 2 weeks it was only brown then started period yesterday and it has a lot of thick clear cervical mucus with it is well. Normal?

Spotting: 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 can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Can sneezing hard 2 - 3 times at 9 DPO affect implantation? Also is creamy cervical mucus indicative of potential conception?

Can sneezing hard 2 - 3 times at 9 DPO affect implantation? Also is creamy cervical mucus indicative of potential conception?

No and no: Sneezing is not a contraceptive :) and will not affect conception in any way. Symptoms are also not proof of anything unfortunately, but a home test is reliable 11 DPO so you don't have to wait long! Good wishes. ...Read more

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Can I have thick & stretchy cervical mucus on 12th day of my cycle even if I am not ovulating? Specially when I am on ocp. Please advice.

Normal: This is a normal thickening of the female sexual mucous and often indicates a fertime time of the month. ...Read more

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What it means when my cervical mucus was white and bubbly almost like soap lather. Past 3 days it was clear watery and at times thick egg white type?

What it means when my cervical mucus was white and bubbly almost like soap lather. Past 3 days it was clear watery and at times thick egg white type?

Hormone fluctuations: As ovulation approaches, estrogen predominates and the cervical mucus becomes clear and stretchy. After ovulation, progesterone predominates and the cervical mucus becomes thicker and less elastic. ...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