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What should cervical mucus look like before period?

What should cervical mucus look like before period?

Not Specific: Every woman is different. Some women have decreased discharge before menses and they feel dry. Some women experience increase thick discharge. Some women have no change. ...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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What does normal cervical mucus look like a few days prior to your period beginning?

What does normal cervical mucus look like a few days prior to your period beginning?

Milky discharge: A couple of days before ovulation, there is a clear mucous discharge. After ovulation, discharge changes to a milky color, but is usually pretty light. There should be no odor or itching. If there is, you may have an infection. ...Read more

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What could cause my cervical mucus look like clear snot 5 days before my period. No I dnt have an STD just got tested last week?

What could cause my cervical mucus look like clear snot 5 days before my period. No I dnt have an STD just got tested last week?

It depends: We can not guess about your discharge without an exam.Vaginal discharge will change throughout the menstrual cycle and can be a normal aspect of the hormonal changes. On the other hand, vaginal odor can be a sign of bacterial vaginosis. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. It is a good idea to get checked. ...Read more

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What is cervical mucus like 2 days before period?

Usually thick: Cervical mucus is thickest around the time of ovulation, but can remain thick until the end of your cycle. ...Read more

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What is your cervical mucus like days before period is due?

What is your cervical mucus like days before period is due?

Cervical mucus: The cycle of mucus before menstruation may include a few dry days just before the menstrual period begins. I am attaching the following link which can describe the whole cycle for you with regards to cervical mucus.

http://www. Wisegeek. Org/what-happens-to-cervical-mucus-before-menstruation. Htm

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Does cervical mucus dry up before period?

No: A woman typically has some form of discharge every day. The consistency of the discharge does change, depending on the hormones that are dominant at that time. But there's not a 'dry up' period during one's cycle. ...Read more

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Brown cervical mucus 2 days before period. Is this normal?

Can be normal: A little intermenstrual bleeding can be normal, but it can be a sign of an anatomic or infectious abnormality. If this happens a lot or frequently, I suggest being evaluated. ...Read more

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What is the normal consistency of cervical mucus before period?

Scanty, thick, dry: Read about changes: http://www. Babymed. Com/fertility-awareness/cervical-fluid-check
It functions to promote conception at your most fertile times by helping sperm swim freely. Just before period is not very fertile. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have brown cervical mucus 2 days before period?

Perhaps yes: Some spotting or brown discharge a couple days prior to your period is fairly common. If you have any pain or vaginal irritation it might indicate an infection or endometriosis, and you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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White creamy cervical mucus 3 days before period. Is this serious?

Abnormal 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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Increase of cervical mucus day before period is due. Is this normal?

Yes: Cervical mucus is often related to to hormonal changes. The changes just prior to your period may lead to some extra cervical mucus sometimes. No need to worry unless there is irritation, itching, or an abnormal color to the discharge. ...Read more

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Should I be worried about an increase of cervical mucus day before period is due?

Cervical mucus: No, this is normal and most likely due to hormonal fluctuations. If it burns, itches or has a foul odor, you will want to see your doctor though. ...Read more

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Egg white cervical mucus a week before period, what to do?

Have sex: Older women ovulate earlier and will see cervical mucus thinning and becoming copious earlier in the cycle. So, start early in the cycle having regular sex. ...Read more

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Egg white cervical mucus (approx tspn) 2 days before period due. Tested and got 3 lines. Confused. Should I test again or is this normal?

Egg white cervical mucus (approx tspn) 2 days before period due. Tested and got 3 lines. Confused. Should I test again or is this normal?

Pregnancy?: Cervical mucus is clear with ovulation generally, but can continue. "Three lines" is not a certain positive. Wait for another week and test again, but obtain a quantitative HCG test to be certain (very accurate). There are other causes for marginal positive pregnancy tests. ...Read more

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Brown cervical mucus I have it every day feels like I have period but pain is 10 times worse not suppose to be getting period for another 2 weeks?

Brown cervical mucus I have it every day feels like I have period but pain is 10 times worse not suppose to be getting period for another 2 weeks?

Vaginitis: Sounds like you do have a vaginal infection, it may be bacterial vaginitis. I suggest you see your FP or GYN for an exam. They will do a microscopic exam of your se creations and perhaps a culture. If positive they will give you treatment that hopefully will fix the problem. ...Read more

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First day period brown tinged, is it cervical mucus?

Maybe: Some women start their period with a brownish stain in their mucus. This is just a slight old blood that has dripped from the uterus and stains the cervical mucus. Sometimes it is menstrual tissue that comes down. So, it can be a mixture of the two or one of the two. ...Read more

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What's the difference btwn period and cervical mucus?

What's the difference btwn period and cervical mucus?

NORMAL TO HAVE MUCOU: It is normal to have mucous any time during menstrual cycle before periods, after periods or inbetween periods.
So do not be confused. ...Read more

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What happens to cervical mucus 2 days before your period?

What happens to cervical mucus 2 days before your period?

Nothing: It is not important. In some, it does not change. In some it gets thicker. In some it has a brownish stain. ...Read more

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How stretchy does cervical mucus have to be during the fertile period?

Mucus: Great question… my medical assistant hates when I play with the mucus lol. Did you know that a german doctor years ago built a device to measure exactly that – there must be one in a museum somewhere. The real issue is whether or not the mucus is present, clear and can be stretched like (excuse me) mozzarella cheese. Unfortunately you are 45 years old and if you haven't seen a fertility doctor yet. ...Read more

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How should cervical mucus be right before my period?

Varies: Cervical mucous is not really something one has to monitor. Some choose to monitor as a tool for predicting ovulation when thin egg white mucous appears mid cycle. Before a period most would experience none or stickier, creamy discharge. If you feel your discharge is abnormal for you see a doctor for infection testing. ...Read more

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If I have a watery type like cervical mucus. Does that mean I'm close to start my period?

If I have a watery type like cervical mucus. Does that mean I'm close to start my period?

Wives Tales: Vaginal or cervical discharge or mucous are not to be used as any reliable indicator of any part of the menstrual cycle. No it does not mean that. It may also mean nothing. ...Read more

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Period shud b 2-3dys frm now. Have vaginal dischrgd like cervical mucus. Is there a pocbity im fertile even if I have already ovulated? Jz had sex wd bf

Period shud b 2-3dys frm now. Have vaginal dischrgd like cervical mucus. Is there a pocbity im fertile even if I have already ovulated? Jz had sex wd bf

Sure: One can never be certain when ovulation is going to occur. If you do not want to be pregnant then do not have sex without condoms or birth control. If you feel your discharge is abnormal then schedule a visit for testing ...Read more

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Does cervical mucus dry up before your period?

Sometimes: Sometimes cervical mucus will become much less and thicker prior to menses. This is usually a normal response to hormonal changes. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have cervical mucus 5 days after your period?

What does it mean to have cervical mucus 5 days after your period?

Nothing: An increased mucousy vaginal discharge is not necessarily abnormal. Estrogen levels are increasing beginning at this point in the cycle and might explain your symptoms. ...Read more

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When after cervical mucus appears is a woman likly to start her period?

14 days: Cervical mucus thins around mid-cycle during ovulation. In a 28-day cycle, ovulation is around day 13-14, and a new cycle (period) would be day 29 - or day 1 of the next cycle. ...Read more

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What does thin stretchy cervical mucus mean? And do you get it days before your period

What does thin stretchy cervical mucus mean? And do you get it days before your period

Nothing: It is an old wives tale and NOT Medicine that says there is any meaning to any cervical or vaginal mucous or discharge. In reality following any of these 'substances' as an indicator of any part of the menstrual cycle is unreliable and unnecessary. ...Read more

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My cervical mucus is creamy and odourless, and its stretchy does it mean im in my fertile period?

Probably: Pre-ovulation cervical mucus should be clear with a slippery texture and stretchy in nature. It should not have much coloration. ...Read more

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I have a white watery semi stretchy cervical mucus and feeling really wet down there period only lasted 3 days then stopped and spotted 2 days later w?

I have a white watery semi stretchy cervical mucus and feeling really wet down there period only lasted 3 days then stopped and spotted 2 days later w?

Light period?: If you are not on oral bcps, or over 40, what you describe (if your cycles are usually regular) may have several explanations. Need more information to properly respond. ...Read more

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Is there fertile cervical mucus during period?

Is there fertile cervical mucus during period?

No: During your period you see the bleeding from sloughing off the uterine lining. You should not be fertile at this time or see cervical mucus. ...Read more

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What could cause an increase in cervical mucus a week before my period?

What could cause an increase in cervical mucus a week before my period?

Different factors: Age, infection, diet, different hormones and products that you use can have an impact on the quality of your cervical mucus. Some infection in the beginning may be associated with a clear discharge and then become thicker and change color. So, check your ovulation test. ...Read more

Cervical (Definition)

Cervical relates to the first seven vertebra of the spine. It is related it the neck. Also it refers to the muscular opening/exit of ...Read more