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What Causes Semen To Be Thick And Stringy
Bile: Bile is a substance that is produced by the liver. It is made up of bilirubin. It is stored in you gallbladder and helps you digest fatty food. In normal people, it is a liquid substance, but in those who have tendency to develop gallstone, it may be sandy or "clumpy." here is more on this condition: http://www.Laendo.Net/english/gallstone-disease. ...Read more
Depends: It could be that you are just having change in your secretions form hormonal changes. Also it may be normal for you if it is normally this way---- but if definitely a change then have your dr look for an infection as well to be safe. ...Read more
Protein: Semen is a product of several things. There are secretions from the testicles themselves, secretions from the prostate and from the seminal vessicles and the cowper's glands along with mucous from the urethra. All of these have amounts of carbohydrates but the majority is protein. The protein nature makes the seminal fluid viscid, thick and stringy. With time it liquifies & stringy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My discharge has changed this month from being white, thick and sticky to clear, stretchy and thinner as it is during ovulation. What could cause this?
Menstrual changes: Have you been checking your cervical mucous regularly? Your mucous is expected to change during each cycle from stretchy and thin during ovulation and thick and sticky afterwards until your period. It is not normal for mucous to stay the same consistency throughout the entire month. No worries if not malodorous or causing other symptoms. ...Read more
What Can Be the cause Of a white milkish discharge coming out of the vagina. What can i do to stop this white discharge.
Get checked: this sounds like some type of infection. You should get evaluated. ...Read more
More info needed: There are too many causes of vaginal discharge to even make a guess: hormonal issues (e.g. contraception side effects), pregnancy, tumors (rare at your age), and various infections, including STDs-- of course depending on your or partner's risk for STD. All new or unexplained vaginal discharge needs professional evaluation, so see your doctor soon. Good luck! ...Read more
Depend ....: The viscosity of semen widely vary among men and even within a man over time. Either way, it doesn't matter as long as being comfortable and working well for fertilizing. Generally speaking, in an individual, semen is thicker if not ejaculating often and thinner if more often. In functional sense, its viscosity doesn't matter. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes my semen comes out thin and watery and other times thick and clumpy. Why is this? And is this normal?
Mid-cycle normal: If this is occurring in the mid-point of your cycle (that is, around day 12-16), it is likely normal. It occurs due the normal hormonal changes during your cycle, and specifically, the most fertile part of your cycle. ...Read more