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Is thick white mucus vaginal discharge good after plan b?

Is thick white mucus vaginal discharge good after plan b?

Vaginal Discharge: This is most likely semen mixed with vaginal fluids. It does not represent anything specific about pregnancy or lack 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


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I have a green vaginal mucus that is very thick but no odor. What could this be?

I have a green vaginal mucus that is very thick but no odor. What could this be?

Infection: Green vaginal mucous is generally caused by an infection. This may be vaginal or may be cervical but you need to be seen for an exam and testing in order to find out what kind of infection you have and get it treated. The sooner you are treated the less risk of complications. Hope this helps. ...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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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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What may be causing a yellow thick mucus looking type vaginal discharge but no odor and no other symptoms?

What may be causing a yellow thick mucus looking type vaginal discharge but no odor and no other symptoms?

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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My daughter is 14 and has had thick, clear, sticky mucus coming out of her vaginal area for a month what could it be? She is not sexually active.

My daughter is 14 and has had thick, clear, sticky mucus coming out of her vaginal area for a month what could it be? She is not sexually active.

Normal variant: Her hormonal cycles has been establishing. The excess of the estrogen might take a place.
If you want more information, she needs to be seen by ob/gyn for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Hello docs. I was wondering can thick brown vaginal mucus be caused by nexplanon birth control?

Yes: Nexplanon and all progestin methods of birth control prevent pregnancy by thickening the cervical mucus, preventing entry of sperm. It makes complete sense that cervical mucus would change after getting explaining placed. You only need to worry if there is a odor associated with your discharge or symptoms like pain. ...Read more

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Should I be worried about vaginal discharge? I had a c-section on march 5. In the last few days I've noticed a difference in discharge. It's yellow, thick and has a mucus-like consistency.

Vaginal: Vaginal discharge can vary depending on where you are in your cycle. If you have vaginal odor, pain, or irritation, then you may be dealing with an infectious process (bacteria or yeast). If any of these signs are present please consult your doctor.
Take care. ...Read more

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How can I distinguish btwn mucus & parasitic worms? I pulled out 2 yellow/brown stringy (like thick vaginal mucus) things from my anus after bowel mvt

How can I distinguish btwn mucus & parasitic worms? I pulled out 2 yellow/brown stringy (like thick vaginal mucus) things from my anus after bowel mvt

Worms: Are usually whitish, although they can be stained by fecal matter. You could take them to your doctor for analysis if you saved them. If you are passing mucous, you still may need to be evaluated for a bowel disorder. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Had frequent sex, irregular period 28-37 days period. Now boobs sharp pain & whitish thick mucus from vaginal. Now abit red mucus, could I be preg?

Had frequent sex, irregular period 28-37 days period. Now boobs sharp pain & whitish thick mucus from vaginal. Now abit red mucus, could I be preg?

Maybe. Maybe not.: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more

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Irregular periods, thick dark brown vaginal discharge, followed by bright red mucus-like discharge, then dark brown again for 4 days now. What is it?

Irregular periods, thick dark brown vaginal discharge, followed by bright red mucus-like discharge, then dark brown again for 4 days now. What is it?

Probably normal: Dark brown discharge is just old blood. The first thing to rule out is always pregnancy. If that's negative then you probably have a hormone imbalance making your periods irregular. ...Read more

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I have thick white mucus in nose and eyes. I also noticed that vaginal discharge is white but not like cottage cheese. What does this mean?

I have thick white mucus in nose and eyes. I also noticed that vaginal discharge is white but not like cottage cheese. What does this mean?

Unrelated: These two things are unrelated. Could be seasonal allergies for the nose and eyes. The vaginal discharge could be a myriad of things. If you're really worried, you'll need to see your primary care doctor for a more compete evaluation. Could try over the counter allergy meds in the mean time. Hope this Helps! ...Read more

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I am experiencing abnormal vaginal discharge (worsened by: onset after unprotected sex) (quality: cheesy discharge), urethral discharge and thick mucus discharge. The following also describes me: Vaginal odor. What should I do?

I am experiencing abnormal vaginal discharge (worsened by: onset after unprotected sex) (quality: cheesy discharge), urethral discharge and thick mucus discharge. The following also describes me: Vaginal odor. What should I do?

Vaginal discharge: 17 yo with complaint of vaginal discharge with odor.
The ideal thing is to see your doctor for examination with wet mount, KOH, and Chla and GC culture. You doctor can initiate treatment based on clinical findings while waiting for the culture result. Good luck. ...Read more

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Vaginal itching, dryness, thick mucus discharge, pain during sex, vaginal odor & burning. Not an STD, yeast inf, or BV. Have gotten medicine for all.?

Vaginal itching, dryness, thick mucus discharge, pain during sex, vaginal odor & burning. Not an STD, yeast inf, or BV. Have gotten medicine for all.?

No, but...: No one drug for all around. To decide what may fit your need, one has to analyze your detailed history of all related symptoms + findings of physical exam + proper testing as needed. How to put all related things together correctly? Follow instruction in articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onUTI. Html & http://www. Formefirst. Com/onLifeBasics. Html. Thereby you can work better with your doc. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have thick vaginal mucous?

Cyclic changes: Some women have thick vaginal mucus and others not so thick. Vaginal mucus and secretions can fluctuate throughout your cycle too. Some women get to know their cycle so well, they can tell when they are ovualting by the mucus consisitency of their vagina (spinnbarkeit mucus). Hope this helps. ...Read more

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While masturbation I had a very thick yellow mucous ball out of my vagina... What could this be I have the mireana and was just checked for stds no od?

While masturbation I had a very thick yellow mucous ball out of my vagina... What could this be I have the mireana and was just checked for stds no od?

Physiologic response: The vaginal mucous may have been a physiologic response to sexual stimulation. If it doesn't have an odor, itch, or is bloody it is likely as noted above ejected "en masse" at orgasmic contractions of the vagina. ...Read more

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Which type of vaginal mucus is a sign of ovulating?

Which type of vaginal mucus is a sign of ovulating?

Clear and stringy: Ovulatory cervical mucus is typically clear and stretchy. ...Read more

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Which type of vaginal mucus is a sign of ovulating?

Which type of vaginal mucus is a sign of ovulating?

Thin watery: Typically the mucus becomes, thin watery and abundant in the days leading up to ovulation. After ovulation, the mucus become thick and less abundant. ...Read more

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Is there a way to know that im ovulating from my vaginal mucus?

Is there a way to know that im ovulating from my vaginal mucus?

Different ways: Usually a day prior to ovulation, coincidentally with the pick of Estradiol level, the vaginal discharge become more mucousi and stretchable which is very different for the white vaginal discharge that appears after ovulation. ...Read more

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I ovulated on the 14 but am still having vaginal mucus could I had my ovulation date wrong?

Mucus changes: The cervical mucus changes after ovulation. It becomes thicker and more scant. It does not always disappear. With blood testing it would difficult in this situation to figure out if ovulation has occurred. ...Read more

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Vaginal mucus differs at different times throughout your cycle, but what type of mucus indicates ovulation?

Vaginal mucus differs at different times throughout your cycle, but what type of mucus indicates ovulation?

Amt and consistency: Vaginal discharge can increase in amount & become watery to stretchy. It has been described as a “raw egg white ” consistency around time of ovulation. ...Read more

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I am discharging clear mucus from the vaginal area but this happens all the time. Should I just leave it alone?

I am discharging clear mucus from the vaginal area but this happens all the time. Should I just leave it alone?

Please, leave it be: There will always be a slight clear non odorous vaginal or cervical mixture of fluid normally. It provides lubrication to the vaginal tissues as well as any sexual activity. If it develops an odor or itching, only then see a MD to look for a possible infection. ...Read more

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I noticed right inside my vaginal opening there is a whitish/grey mucus looking thing covering the enterance, is this normal?

I noticed right inside my vaginal opening there is a whitish/grey mucus looking thing covering the enterance, is this normal?

Could be normal: Whitish greyish mucus sounds like it could be normal discharge. If your discharge doesn't smell fishy and you don't itch, it's likely okay and normal. Women have discharge every day. Abnormal discharge is discharge that smells fish or that causes itching. If you're concerned about possible std exposure a check up at a local clinic can likely ease your mind. ...Read more

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Estoy experimentando dolor durante las raciones sexuales, flujo vaginal (calidad: mucus and blood) and dolor al orinar (calidad: picazón o sensación de ardor).

Evaluación médica: El dolor con el sexo, la secreción y el dolor al orinar sugieren que usted tiene una infección. Esto garantiza la evaluación médica. **** Pain with sex, discharge and pain with urination suggests you have an infection. This warrants medical assessment. ...Read more

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What are causes of brown vaginal mucus?

Infection?: This sort of discharge usually suggests an infection, including gonorrhea, chlamydia or trichomonas if at risk for STD. Hormonal problems (e.g. contraception dose), miscarriage, or other problems also are possible. Any new, abnormal, or unexplained vaginal discharge should be professionally evaluated. See your doctor soon. Good luck! ...Read more

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My wife has had white mucus of some type comming from her vaginal for two weeks everyday now we don't know what it is can anyone help?

Could be..: Yeast infection or bacterial vaginosis. Either one is very treatable. Is there associated fever or odor or abdomen/pelvic pain? Is this a new symptom? I would recommend seeing your primary care provider for an evaluation if not improved by otc monostat or if pain or fever associated. ...Read more