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5 weeks after having a baby there is stringy stuff coming out. Help?

5 weeks after having a baby there is stringy stuff coming out. Help?

Get a check up.: If this "stringy stuff" looks fleshy, especially if it is accompanied by pelvic cramps and/or vaginal bleeding, it will be advisable to get a check up to make sure that you are not passing some retained products of conception. Persistent bleeding and retention of placental tissue may lead to anemia and infection respectively. Would you be interested in video consult to discuss this matter? ...Read more

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I have clear sticky stuff coming out and its stringy and globby. Does this mean I'm fertile?

I have clear sticky stuff coming out and its stringy and globby. Does this mean I'm fertile?

Maybe: When a woman releases an egg and is fertile the cervical mucus changes. It is like raw egg white, and is clear and stretchy. This lasts for 1-2 days. If you notice this type of mucus and you are about 2 weeks until the next period, this is likely ovulatory cervical mucus and you are fertile. ...Read more

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What is the white stringy stuff floating in urine?

What is the white stringy stuff floating in urine?

Mucin strands: They are essentially mucous threads in the urine and are very common. It doesn't reflect something wrong with your urine. But follow up with your physician, especially if you have any other symptoms. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have clear stringy stuff coming from your vagina?

What does it mean if you have clear stringy stuff coming from your vagina?

Infection?: It could be a lot of different things. If it's itchy it's probably a yeast infection. It may also be normal vaginal secretions to be safe you should probably get tested for bacterial or fungal infections which are common, please see your healthcare provider. ...Read more

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Everyday I have to remove white stringy stuff from my eyes. What could be the problem?

Everyday I have to remove white stringy stuff from my eyes. What could be the problem?

Dry eyes: The white stringy stuff is mucous. The eye makes it normally and in increased amounts when irritated. Try some over-the-counter artificial tears. If this fails to work, then see an ophthalmologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Every time I pee in a cup I notice a white stringy stuff in my urine I would like to know what is that?

Every time I pee in a cup I notice a white stringy stuff in my urine I would like to know what is that?

Mucous: It's likely mucous, but it should not normally be there. Presuming you're peeing in a cup for a urine test, ask your doctor what the results are. If you're not already, ask your doctor if referral to a urologist is appropriate. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Dark brown stuff with a few stringy pieces in when I wipe? Haven't had a period in months, please help on what this could be

Dark brown stuff with a few stringy pieces in when I wipe? Haven't had a period in months, please help on what this could be

Period: This may be your petiod. At 16 you may not have regular periods because your system is still adjusting. Any bleeding is considered as period. If you bleed more frequent than 21 days apart or missed periods for longer than 3 mo you should see a gynecologist. ...Read more

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Throwing old stuff away found CBC from year ago. What are NRBC everything else has normal range listed & ok. NRBC was >1 but no range listed.

Throwing old stuff away found CBC from year ago. What are NRBC everything else has normal range listed & ok. NRBC was >1 but no range listed.

N=Nucleated: Nucleated Red Blood Cells are immature forms of red blood cells. Before RBCs are released from the marrow their nucleus is removed. If NRBC are seen in the peripheral blood it is an indication that they might be released from the marrow early. 1 is normal, generally if lots are seen it will report this. I would not worry. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Okay so last night I had sex with my girlfriend, and when she pulled out there was white stringy stuff everywhere but I didn't cum. What should I do?

Okay so last night I had sex with my girlfriend, and when she pulled out there was white stringy stuff everywhere but I didn't cum. What should I do?

Post coital mucous: Without more information I would say this could be the combination of friction, vaginal skin, the reaction to her natural lubrication, any extra lube you used and perhaps some of the cervical mucous.

It sounds like a normal experience and not one to worry over. ...Read more

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What if u are throwing up black nasty stuff while u are pregnant?

What if u are throwing up black nasty stuff while u are pregnant?

Coffee grounds: What you are describing can be bleeding in the stomach or esophagus. When blood touches the acid in your stomach it turns black. If you are vomiting frequently you likely injured the lining of your stomach (gastritis), but you could also have an ulcer or a tear in at the bottom of your esophagus. You need to see your doctor! ...Read more

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Throwing up brown stuff what does it mean?

Throwing up brown stuff what does it mean?

Brown stuff: Vomiting brown stuff may be due to an ulcer. See your doctor for an evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Why are my eyes red? I have stringy white stuff in them, Should I try to take it out?

Why are my eyes red? I have stringy white stuff in them, Should I try to take it out?

Eyes are dry....: Use lubricating eye drops at least four times a day or more as needed until symptoms better the use as needed. Try any of the over the counter drops: systane, refresh, Genteal or theratears. ...Read more

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I started period three days ago been heavy with quarter size clots and thick with stringy stuff should I worry?

I started period three days ago been heavy with quarter size clots and thick with stringy stuff should I worry?

Visit your Gyne: Is this a regular occurrence with your periods. If so and it lasts for several more days I would suggest a visit to your gynecologist for a possible ultrasound. Your gyne could also give you some medication that will stop the bleeding if it lasts too long or it becomes symptomatic (ie dizziness, fatigue, etc.) ...Read more

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Could you tell me what black, coffee bean sized bits in poo could mean. And also white stringy stuff as well? Thank you.

Could you tell me what black, coffee bean sized bits in poo could mean. And also white stringy stuff as well? Thank you.

Constipation: Small sized stool round in shape means it has been sitting in the colon for a long time and all the water is absorbed and has formed pebbles. Diarrhea caused by stool softner is probably water flowing around impacted stool. Have to cleanse the bowel. Avoid white flour, meat and use more green vegetables and fruits. Drink a lot of water. Treat constipation aggressively. See the dr. If not better. ...Read more

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4 da past 2 days. I hav noticed white an creamy an stringy stuff in my stool. Should I be concerned. What is the white and creamy and stringy stuff?

4 da past 2 days. I hav noticed white an creamy an stringy stuff in my stool. Should I be concerned. What is the white and creamy and stringy stuff?

Worms?: Hi. Obviously we can't diagnose you on the internet, but you might want to see your doctor. Stool can be analyzed for a variety go things you may not want. ...Read more

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I have a clear/milky stringy boogery looking stuff I have to pull outta my eyes several times a day for the last year. Any ideas what it is/causes it?

I have a clear/milky stringy boogery looking stuff I have to pull outta my eyes several times a day for the last year. Any ideas what it is/causes it?

Mucus fishing syndr: You have mucus glands that produce the stingy clear strands. It sounds like you have mucus fishing syndrome. Try using antihistamines and mucinex (guaifenesin). Or seek help from your eye md. Http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/11712630. ...Read more

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2 months pregnant and throwing up black stuff, what is it?

2 months pregnant and throwing up black stuff, what is it?

Please let your dr: Know asap or go to er. Sometimes black material that is vomited can contain blood. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my newborn keeps throwing up green stuff?

What does it mean if my newborn keeps throwing up green stuff?

It means see a docto: This is a serious warning sign of possible intestinal blockage and the child needs to be seen asap. If your doctors office is open, then call them first. If not, then take the child to the er asap. ...Read more

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I'm throwing up everything. On yellow stuff is coming now and im hot. What is it?

I'm throwing up everything. On yellow stuff is coming now and im hot. What is it?

"stomach flu": Most likely, you have a viral syndrome that is causing your intestinal tract to be upset. We call this gastroenteritis. Being hot may be that you are running elevated temperatures. If hot enough, you would get chills because your surroundings would be relatively cold, but if your temperature is slightly elevated, you may get the sensation of heat. ...Read more