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What is ewcm?

What is ewcm?

Cervical mucus: I assume you mean egg white cervical mucus. Before ovulation, the cervical mucus has the consistency of egg whites. It signifies a fertile cycle about to begin. ...Read more

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I ovulated on the 19/4 with opk, now 5dpo and having some ewcm, what could be the cause? Tested with OPK now it's negative.

I ovulated on the 19/4 with opk, now 5dpo and having some ewcm, what could be the cause? Tested with OPK now it's negative.

Confusing : I dont really understand what you are saying. Ovulation kits are very accurate. Follow the directions on the box. If it says you did not ovulate then it is probably right. There are medications to assist with ovulation. ...Read more

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If my bleeding from a miscarrage lasted 12 days when am i likely to be fertile again as i am wanting to try again also had EWCM what does this mean?

If my bleeding from a miscarrage lasted 12 days when am i likely to be fertile again as i am wanting to try again also had EWCM what does this mean?

EWCM: Cervical mucus becomes thicker and like the "white albumin " in a raw egg during ovulation (when an egg can be fertilized). Bleeding from a miscarriage can vary depending on how advanced the pregnancy was. Once the pregnancy is over, it can take 4-6 weeks to again ovulate, but the presence of ovulatory mucus can mean one is "fertile", and it is possible to attempt pregnancy at that time. ...Read more

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Had ewcm for 2 days then turned lotiony white..What is it and why?

Had ewcm for 2 days then turned lotiony white..What is it and why?

Get tested : Creamy white discharge sounds like yeast or bacterial vaginosis. Schedule a visit for testing. ...Read more

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Is fertilization accompanied with ewcm?

Is fertilization accompanied with ewcm?

Ovulation: is often accompanied by ewcm, but not always. Fertilization has no discernible outward signs. ...Read more

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How to know you ovulated, i don't get ewcm ?

How to know you ovulated, i don't get ewcm ?

Ovulation kit : There is no reason to monitor cervical mucus in today's world. Technology has advanced. If you want to know if you're ovulating buy an ovulation kit at the pharmacy. This can help couples who are trying to get pregnant time intercourse to increase the chances. ...Read more

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Ewcm means im ovulating or im about to ovulate ?

Ewcm means im ovulating or im about to ovulate ?

Cervical mucous: Not necessarily. This is an old wives tale. Monitoring vaginal or cervical discharge is a highly ineffective means of monitoring the menstrual cycle! ...Read more

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I have had ewcm on and off for about 7 days now. Last month I had it for two. My cycle was shorter last month. Is this a problem?

I have had ewcm on and off for about 7 days now. Last month I had it for two. My cycle was shorter last month. Is this a problem?

Egg white cervical: Mucus or EWCM could last up to five days before ovulation or for just one day, though two or three days is more common. a slight change in menstrual cycle from time to time is not concerning. ...Read more

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Does a person ovulate before or after ewcm dries?? I have had ewcm since day 9 and now I am on day 11. Have I already ovulated or not yet?

Does a person ovulate before or after ewcm dries?? I have had ewcm since day 9 and now I am on day 11. Have I already ovulated or not yet?

No: Thin clear stringy watery mucus is seen for few days before and continues till ovulation has occurred. Once your egg has released, the mucus becomes thick in about 24 hours. ...Read more

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I had ewcm Friday night. it is now Tuesday and I've noticed a lot of lotion like cm yesterday and today. i have never noticed it before. Is it normal?

I had ewcm Friday night. it is now Tuesday and I've noticed a lot of lotion like cm yesterday and today. i have never noticed it before. Is it normal?

Clarify: EWCM= egg white cervical mucus? If referring to vaginal secretions- secretions vary tremendously during a menstrual cycle. see link for more info; http://www.webmd.com/women/guide/vaginal-discharge-whats-abnormal ...Read more

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I know everyone is different but do most women usually ovulate on the last day they experience ewcm? Also are there any physical symptoms of ovulation

Ewcm and ovulation: Egg white cervical mucous (ewcm) is the stretchy clear mucous that comes can be detected just before ovulation. Ewcm is a response to rising estrogen produced by the growing follicle. Once ovulation occurs, estrogen falls, replaced by progesterone, and cervical mucous turns thick. Actual release of the egg is usually the day after mucous peaks. ...Read more

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My cycle can be 25, 27, 28 days.I notice ewcm starts on day 8,9,10 or 11.Always last 5 days or 1 week. This month last only 2 days.When is my Ov day?

My cycle can be 25, 27, 28 days.I notice ewcm starts on day 8,9,10 or 11.Always last 5 days or 1 week. This month last only 2 days.When is my Ov day?

Probably cycle d13: So the average of your last 3 cycles are 26.7 days. So most likely you ovulate on day day 13 on average. Your "egg white cervical mucous" (ewcm), then is occurring at the appropriate time based on your cycle lengths. This however is an inexact science. ...Read more

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Opk vs body/temp. CD9 ovu pains,ewcm,HSOW, temp drop -OPK. CD13, creamy cm, HH, temphas been going up since CD11. But + opk. Can the opk been wrong b4?

Opk vs body/temp. CD9 ovu pains,ewcm,HSOW, temp drop -OPK. CD13, creamy cm, HH, temphas been going up since CD11. But + opk. Can the opk been wrong b4?

Yes: OPKs just measure urinary luteinizing hormone. Once the level gets above a certain cut off the test turns positive and usually stays positive for a few days. If you don't ovulate every month the level may occur much earlier or later in the cycle or not at all. Don't forget the P in OPK stands for prediction, not guarenteed. ...Read more

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Does ewcm have to be present for you to get pregnant ?

Does ewcm have to be present for you to get pregnant ?

Ovulation: One needs to ovulate and release an egg. Monitoring cervical mucous is highly unreliable. ...Read more

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What can cause bright red blood and large amounts of ewcm?

What can cause bright red blood and large amounts of ewcm?

Ewcm: Egg white cervical mucous with blood can be related to either implantation, infection or both. You will need a thorough pelvic exam and bacterial culture for infection and STD. This may be a normal variant, but requires examination and evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a normal 27 day cycle, but experienced ewcm yesterday and today. Did i ovulate late? Around day 17?

Possible : Ovulation occurs about 14 days before your cycle. With 27 day cycles you would expect to ovulate on day 13 but this can vary from month to month. If you are using your ovulation time and trying to get pregnant consider using a home ovulation kit. Much more reliable that evaluated cervical mucous. ...Read more

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First day of ovulation feels like there is ewcm but when i wipe i don't see any. Can i still be ovulating.. Feels more like water?

First day of ovulation feels like there is ewcm but when i wipe i don't see any. Can i still be ovulating.. Feels more like water?

Symptoms are rare : Honestly ovulation symptoms are pretty rare and trying to rely on symptoms for ovulation is notoriuously unreliable. Many people have found themself pregnany trying to do this. If you are trying to avoid pregnancy please use condoms and birth control. If you want to get pregnant try a home ovulation kit. ...Read more

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I usually ovulate on day 13- 15 of my cycle. I'm on cd 13 today and I've had NO ewcm NO signs of ovulation yet. What does this mean?

I usually ovulate on day 13- 15 of my cycle. I'm on cd 13 today and I've had NO ewcm NO signs of ovulation yet. What does this mean?

Normal: Many women never know when they ovulate and others know occasionally but not every time so having no symptoms may be completely normal. I would not be concerned unless you have some other changes ...Read more