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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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Can there be solid thick white mucous even after ovulation and does that mean there could be pregnancy what the chances?

Can there be solid thick white mucous even after ovulation and does that mean there could be pregnancy what the chances?

Mucus is typically: Mucus is typically seen mid cycle. But it can be seen during any time of the month. It does not mean pregnancy per se. If not sure do a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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How long after ovulation mucus thickens?

Mucus: The mucus will start to thicken once the Progesterone level rises. This will usually begin the day after you ovulate and you are no longer in your fertile part of the cycle. ...Read more

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Should cervicle mucus still be visible after ovulation?

Should cervicle mucus still be visible after ovulation?

Wives tales: Vaginal or cervical mucous or discharge is not in any way a reliable marker of any part of the menstrual cycle. I believe you have been sold old wives tales. ...Read more

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What does post ovulation mucus look like? And are you still fertile

What does post ovulation mucus look like? And are you still fertile

Wives Tales: Vaginal in cervical mucous are not in any way indicative of any part of a menstrual cycle. They are not a reliable monitoring tool please do nit spend your life examining these bodily fluids. ...Read more

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White mucus week after ovulation. Its last for one day. What is it? The decline in hormone levels? Thanks

Hormone response: White mucus is not diagnostic of anything specific however if it occurs on a regular basis mid cycle, it might signal a decrease in progesterone secretion in a woman. As woman's hormone levels cycle every month, and are responsive to multiple chemical changes one would have to measure blood levels over the month to document a decrease in hormone levels. ...Read more

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When does raw egg white mucus thing like arrive? Before or after ovulation?

Before: The cervical mucus becomes more egg white like in response to surging estrogen levels in the days just preceding ovulation. After ovulation the mucus begins to thicken. This thin mucus increase the chances of a pregnancy. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Today is 9 days after ovulation but I still see mucus why? I had sex one day after my ovulation does it mean anything?

Nope: Mucous is not a reliable indicator. If you think you might be pregnant check a pregnancy test if you miss your period. ...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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Does Plan B work during/after ovulation? For instance if you take it the day after you notice fertile cervical mucus?

Prior to ovulation..: Plan B works mainly by delaying ovulation. Some claim it prevents implantation after conception but not all studies have shown this to be true. Its controversial. The unknown here is whether-or-not you ovulated prior to taking it. Cervical mucus is not reliable enough to know. Best wishes! ...Read more

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After ovulation I have sex on the 25 and I ovulated on the 28 I have sex on the 30 I saw brown spot mix with mucus and it last for 4 days.

After ovulation I have sex on the 25 and I ovulated on the 28 I have sex on the 30 I saw brown spot mix with mucus and it last for 4 days.

Bleeding early: Usually bleeding early (brown is blood that has list all oxygen) usually represents infection. It can represent cancer. If you have not had a recent Pap smear you should contact your Gynecologist. ...Read more

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Three days after ovulation, my cervical mucus is still stringy and like egg-white with a brown tinge to it. Why?

Three days after ovulation, my cervical mucus is still stringy and like egg-white with a brown tinge to it. Why?

These are: Mysteries hard to explain. Are you sure when u ovulated? Are you sure that the mucus gets firm immediatly after ovulation. Are u sure it's not vaginal discharge or infection? There is no clear answer 2 your question but it is not likely to be a problem. Are u trying to conceive and gauging your cervical mucus? If so you are gonna go crazy, try to relax. ...Read more

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What could cause me to have a lot of white cervical mucous after ovulation?

What could cause me to have a lot of white cervical mucous after ovulation?

Normal: Around the time of ovulation and for up to 36 hours later, the cervix produces copious amount of cervical mucous. Up to 50% of women have a discharge of this mucous around ovulation. The mucous can mix with the vaginal discharge, giving it a whitish appearance. Don't forget, it could also be semen coming out of the vagina (which is also normal). ...Read more

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1 day post ovulation/sex & slightly bloody/mucous-y discharge. What could this mean?

1 day post ovulation/sex & slightly bloody/mucous-y discharge. What could this mean?

Normal: Some women will experience a slight amount of bleeding around ovulation due to hormone fluctuations at that time. It is normal and does not mean you are more or less fertile. ...Read more

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I heard discharge/mucous should dry up after ovulation but I've got white discharge at 8dpo. Could I be preg? Had sex 1&2 days before ov. Preg sign? Ttc

I heard discharge/mucous should dry up after ovulation but I've got white discharge at 8dpo. Could I be preg? Had sex 1&2 days before ov. Preg sign? Ttc

Discharge: While examining discharge for changes in hormone levels of estrogen and Progesterone can be helpful, it's normal to have discharge every day of your cycle. The texture and viscosity changes, but I've not heard of discharge drying up completely. I would wait to take your pregnancy test at the end of the cycle to determine if you're pregnant! ...Read more

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Can the thick stretchy mucus always mean ovulation?

Can the thick stretchy mucus always mean ovulation?

Ovulation predictor: It is just one possible sign. There are a number of possible signs of ovulation. Vaginal discharge can increase in amount & become watery to stretchy. It has been described as a “raw egg white ” consistency. You may have an increased libido. Body basal temperature increases. The cervix becomes softer and higher. Breasts may be tender. About 20% of women experience ovulation pain. ...Read more

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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 cervix mucus is thick white and creamy im ment to ovulate tomorrow does this mucus mean im at my highest day of fertility?

My cervix mucus is thick white and creamy im ment to ovulate tomorrow does this mucus mean im at my highest day of fertility?

No: With thick white and creamy cervical mucus indicates that your might already ovulated. For women prior ovulation, the cervical mucus should be clear, thin, watery. ...Read more

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On BCP I had a thick clear mucus took a ovulation test & I was ovulating. Stopped BCP for 2weeks still had mucus had sex now mucus is gone can I be PG?

On BCP I had a thick clear mucus took a ovulation test & I was ovulating. Stopped BCP for 2weeks still had mucus had sex now mucus is gone can I be PG?

Something not right: One should not be ovulating when taking birth control. IF you were ovulating then most likely you are not using birth control correctly. I am wondering why you would be checking ovulation when on it? If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. Schedule a visit to sort this out. ...Read more

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I ovulated on the 6th, I had unprotected sex on the 1st. On the 8th & still continuing, I had mild cramps & thick white mucus discharge. What is this?

I ovulated on the 6th, I had unprotected sex on the 1st. On the 8th & still continuing, I had mild cramps & thick white mucus discharge. What is this?

Mittelschmertz: This is a term used for the pain that accompanies ovulation, and which usually last for a day or so after the event. If you think the cramping is from something else, or is not improving on its own, please have an OB examine you and find out what is happening ...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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Can I possibly not be ovulating even though my cervical mucus turns from thick white to clear stretchy? I recently started having irregular periods.

Maybe: Although the stretchy cervical mucus is a good sign. Might want to try home ovulation testing kits on first morning urine. Can also check your temperature each morning before getting out of bed and document this each day. Looking for about a half a degree Fahrenheit or. 2°C rise. Hope this helps. Good luck. Dr. R ...Read more

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Is there a difference between the slimy ovulation sign and the thick less slimy one. At times, I see the not so slimy but thick mucous?

See link: This link provides pictures and explaination of cervical mucus.

http://www. Babycenter. Com/101_what-cervical-mucus-looks-like-through-your-cycle_10351429.bc ...Read more

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Had protected sex 1x since period 1wk ago. Now cramping, dark brown discharge, thick mucous, very little blood on and off. Is this a cyst or ovulation?

Had protected sex 1x since period 1wk ago. Now cramping, dark brown discharge, thick mucous, very little blood on and off. Is this a cyst or ovulation?

Hard to know: A normal menstrual cycle (from the first day of one period to the next period) lasts 21 to 35 days. It is normal to bleed for up to seven days. Bleeding in excess of seven days or bleeding in between the two periods is considered abnormal. It could be a cyst, a polyp, a fibroid, or even an infection. Better see a doctor to get checked. ...Read more

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I have a thick clumpy discharge after ovulation is this connected with pregnancy?

Vaginal Discharge.: A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. ...Read more

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What does a thick white discharge after ovulation mean?

Normal: The vaginal discharge becomes thinner and more copious at the time of ovulation. After ovulation that discharge will continue, and you would notice that increase from the vagina. ...Read more

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Thick, not clear, but super-stretchy CM a few days ago (not thin like the ideal ewcm). Dryness & mild cramps a day after. Ovulation?

Thick, not clear, but super-stretchy CM a few days ago (not thin like the ideal ewcm). Dryness & mild cramps a day after. Ovulation?

Can't really know.: Tracking your cycles and watching your mucus are both good methods of determining your ovulation, but if you want to add some science to the situation, you can buy fertility tests. There are individual test strips that monitor the lh level in your urine. When it spikes (+), you will know that you are going to ovulate in 24-48 hours. There are also more expensive machines that check estrogen and lh. ...Read more

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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more