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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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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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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