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Thick pinkish mucus discharge, why do I have this?

Thick pinkish mucus discharge, why do I have this?

Depends: Discharge in a woman can be abnormal, normal, or transitional. It all depends on your history. It may be important for you to see a provider to be sure. They may be able to run tests on the discharge and obtain a complete history. Some common causes of discharge can be yeast, bacterial vaginosis or stds. ...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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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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Clear/white thick mucus discharge?

Clear/white thick mucus discharge?

What?: From which body opening is the mucous coming from? ...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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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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I had sex 6 months ago and have had a regular period until now. I now have a thick, light pink mucus discharge and my period is due in a week.

I had sex 6 months ago and have had a regular period until now. I now have a thick, light pink mucus discharge and my period is due in a week.

See GYN: This is unlikely to be related to the sexual encounter 6 months ago. Consult your GYN and get examined. ...Read more

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So is it normal after 4 months from tubal ligation to have a none smelly thick normal looking mucus discharge from vagina?

So is it normal after 4 months from tubal ligation to have a none smelly thick normal looking mucus discharge from vagina?

Tubal Ligation: Tubal ligation should not have any effect on your vaginal discharge. Smelly discharge though could be an indicator of some sort of infection or bacterial imbalance in your vagina that you should get checked out. Possibly bacterial vaginosis which is common if you're having unprotected vaginal intercourse. ...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