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What does it mean when your urine is clear?

What does it mean when your urine is clear?

Adequate hyration: Normal urine should be pale yellowor clear if hydrating adequately. ...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 it mean when your cervicle mucus is thick and white?

What does it mean when your cervicle mucus is thick and white?

Outside ovulation: A thick and white cervical mucous means that a woman is outside of the 24 hour window of ovulation. This type of mucous is not penetrable by sperm and does not contain the chemicals the sperm needs to be exposed to in order to render it capable of fertilizing an egg. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your poop is white?

What does it mean when your poop is white?

Bile flow blocked: Stool gets its brown color from bile. Bile is produced in the liver and is stored in the gall bladder. It is a digestive enzyme which is dumped into the small intestines. If the pathway for the bile gets blocked then your stool will turn white. This is something that needs to be looked into by your physician. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your cum is pasty?

What does it mean when your cum is pasty?

Nothing serious: Likely less seminal (/'pre-ejaculate') fluid mixed with the semen (/'ejaculate'). ...Read more

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What does it mean when your diarrhea is yellow?

What does it mean when your diarrhea is yellow?

Yellow stool: Yellow stool can be the result of overly rapid transit of stool through the colon, insufficient bile salts or infection. It can be seen in people w gastroesophageal reflux disease as well. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your nose is dry?

What does it mean when your nose is dry?

Nasal dryness: Nasal dryness may be due to nasal septal deviation, medication side effects, infection, dry environment, autoimmune disorders. Treatment is geared at the etiology of the condition. Often nasal saline gel improves symptoms. Purified Sesame oil may also help. Chronic symptoms with crusting and/or bleeding should be evaluated by an Otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your period is thick and clumpy?

What does it mean when your period is thick and clumpy?

Normal: It is normal for periods to sometimes be thick and clumpy. This does not necessarily mean anything by it self. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your poop is sticky with blood?

What does it mean when your poop is sticky with blood?

IBD: As a 20 yo, my first concern would be inflammatory bowel disease, especially ulcerative colitis. It's unlikely that this is a malignant condition, but you really need to be seen soon for GI evaluation. Don't delay, and good luck. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean if my snot is a clear/yellow color?

What exactly does it mean if my snot is a clear/yellow color?

It depends: I assume from your question that your snot is a mixture of clear and yellow. This could be indicative of any number of things: rhinosinusitis, allergic rhinitis with possible early bacterial infection, nasal polyp, viral infections, or hyperactive nasal mucosa. I would suggest seeing your physician to further delineate the exact cause in light of your medical history and physical exam. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your eye is yellow?

What does it mean when your eye is yellow?

Several possible: Causes, ranging from normal variant to pinguecula to jaundice. Consider an exam if this is a sudden new finding. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your poop is white?

What does it mean if your poop is white?

No bile drainage: White poop in association with dark yellow urine and yellow discoloration of eyes and skin suggest problems with liver and its drainage. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your stool is yellow and runny?

What does it mean when your stool is yellow and runny?

Lotta possibilities.: Without examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health. This is a perfect description of a liver problem (but only if the urine is dark brown !). There's lots of liver problems (infection, irritation, poisoning and many others). Other categories of causes. Not absorbing food (fat, protein, or carbohydrate). Mostly, not serious diet or viral causes. but need dr visit. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your vagina is sore?

What does it mean when your vagina is sore?

Infection: You need a speculum exam by you doctor to look for infections, ulcers, tumor growths, prolapse or any other anatomical abnormality. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your discharge stops?

What does it mean when your discharge stops?

Discharge: has stopped, which is a good thing for you. It can mean normal discharge or infection has cleared, not sure which you experienced. Nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your tongue is dry?

What does it mean when your tongue is dry?

A dry tongue : can be caused by a number of things, including dehydration, medications and various other medical conditions and diseases. I can appreciate your concerned about your health, but finding a proper diagnosis and treatment may be the answer to your worries. Rec.: see your dentist for examination, diagnosis or referral to oarl medicine specialist. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your throat is often dry?

What does it mean when your throat is often dry?

Common issue: Throat can be dry due to medications, allergy, relative dehydraton ...Read more

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What does it mean when your flem is light green and thick?

What does it mean when your flem is light green and thick?

Bronchitis: You may have a sinus, tracheal or bronchial bacterial infection. if you smoke, stop. You may need antibiotics. Please consult your doctor or use Healthtap Prime. ...Read more

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I am 4 days early. its light in color with clear mucus. What does this mean?

I am 4 days early. its light in color with clear mucus. What does this mean?

Ans: Not abnormal to have an irregular period. Check a preg test first. If meg be patient your regular period will come. ...Read more

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What is ovulation mucus like? If the mucus is not sticky, clear and very dry does it mean you are ovulating?

What is ovulation mucus like? If the mucus is not  sticky, clear and very dry does it mean you are ovulating?

Shouldn't matter: At least not much. 'scoring' mucus is very inexact. If you have trouble getting pregnant it's probably for another reason; a doctor knowledgeable about fertility can help. ...Read more

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I have been having bad diarrhoea on and off and have recently noticed clear mucus in it, what does this mean?

Diarrhea: If this is not a recent problem due to a viral intestinal tract infection or food poisoning, you may be dealing with chronic bacterial or parasitic infection, gluten intolerance, irritable bowel syndrome or inflammatory bowel disease. Clear mucus isn't unusual in cases of mucus colitis or IBS. A gastroenterologist can evaluate you, order appropriate tests and give dietary advice. ...Read more

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What does clear and wet cervical mucus mean?

What does clear and wet cervical mucus mean?

Could be normal.: It could be just physiologic discharge. You can consult your doctor to be tested for possibility of infection. Best wishes. ...Read more

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If i have clear mucus during my cycle does it mean I'm ovulating?

Ovulation: Some women can tell when they are ovulating because there is increased cervical mucus. It has been described as creamy, sticky, and clear. There is less mucus other times in the cycle. ...Read more

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Urine... With, urine clear coloured like water with a little mucus in it..what does that mean?

Clear urine: indicates well hydrated and mucous could be vaginal secretion. Are there any other symptoms? If concerned see your doctor and have a urinalysis. ...Read more

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Does chronic sinusitis means that I have to have discolored mucus?Can I not have clear mucus with chronic sinusitis?

Does chronic sinusitis means that I have to have discolored mucus?Can I not have clear mucus with chronic sinusitis?

Sinusitis: There are many aspects to Acute and Chronic Sinusitis including allergy and infection. Infectious Sinusitis (acute or Chronic) generally have yellow or brownish nasal discharge, but Allergic sinusitis can have clear discharge. ...Read more

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Wbat does yellowish/clear cervical mucus mean?

Wbat does yellowish/clear cervical mucus mean?

Usually normal: Typically, that is a normal variation on cervical mucus.Normal cervical mucus can range anywhere from clear, to yellow, to whitish and can be affected by levels of hormones in your body. If you have other symptoms, though, like a fever or lower abdominal pain, you may want to get checked out. Yellow mucus in this setting can be gonorrhea or trichomoniasis, which need to be treated. ...Read more

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I noticed my cervical mucus is stretchy and clear in color. Does that mean I am fertile?

I noticed my cervical mucus is stretchy and clear in color. Does that mean I am fertile?

Possibly: Clear thin stretchy mucus just means that there is estrogen stimulation in the bloodstream. This can occur without an egg becoming mature. Fertility depends on other areas such as normal fallopian tubes and normal uterus. ...Read more

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Does a productive cough for past 2 weeks with clear and green mucus mean anything specific?

Does a productive cough for past 2 weeks with clear and green mucus mean anything specific?

Depends.: Depends on what other symptoms you might be having. But a lot of time when sick with a cold or flu or virus or infection of some sort a cough may usually linger for a while. ...Read more

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Hi, i am hoping to find out what it could mean if i had what seemed like a period but was lighter and longer then usual and had a clear mucus also.

Variation on normal: What you described is likely a normal variation on your menstrual pattern. Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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What could it mean if I clear my throat and spit blackish mucus up?

Get Checked: Blackish mucous is most likely blood but there are other potentials causes. A health care professional will be able to examine you and the mucous and determine what treatment and testing you may need. Get checked out, this is not something to put off or take lightly. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have thick clear mucus running from nose with no cold?

Allergies???: It could be that you have been exposed to an allergin and your body has reacted in this way. Mine is ragweed season. You could try zyrtec (cetirizine) 10mg daily (works wonders for me) and see if this helps. If not, consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Can your first few rough sex experiences produce light, normal/red blood bleeding and mucus-like clear/white substance? If so, what does it mean?

Can your first few rough sex experiences produce light, normal/red blood bleeding and mucus-like clear/white substance? If so, what does it mean?

Fairly normal: I am not sure what you mean by rough sex, but bleeding is not uncommon, as trauma to the cervix can cause it to bleed. The mucus sounds like normal cervical mucus or possibly semen. Be seen if your symptoms change. ...Read more

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What does it mean when clear mucus discharge comes down my vagina almost everyday?

May be normal: A clear mucus may be normal for you. Normal mucus is frequently compared to egg whites. Some women make more than others and these variations are normal. If there is a lot of it and it is bothersome to you, get it checked out to be sure. If it itches, has a odor, looks like cottage cheese or is foamy, it is more likely to be abnormal. ...Read more