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What does having egg white discharge when not fertile mean?

What does having egg white discharge when not fertile mean?

Estrogen stimulation: Cervical mucus is stimulated by the hormone estrogen. If you are taking an estrogen supplement it will stimulate it. Birth control pills have estrogen and Progesterone so the mucus is suppressed. Sometimes the mucus of the cervix will be stimulated for days before the ovulation occurs. As a woman gets older there is still some estrogen production even if she is not ovulating anymore. ...Read more

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Egg White Allergy (Definition)

A egg white allergy is an exaggerated immune response due to exposure to egg white protein. The reaction can present with typical symptoms of hives, respiratory symptoms (cough, wheeze, shortness of breath), GI symptoms (abdominal pain, vomiting), swelling, loss of consciousness, and can be fatal. Symptoms typically present within minutes to a couple hours ...Read more


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If I ovulated two days ago, what does it mean to have a heavy egg white discharge?

If I ovulated two days ago, what does it mean to have a heavy egg white discharge?

Hormones...: The hormonal changes around the time of ovulation change your cervical mucus. This is designed to help you get pregnant. The mucus actually forms channels that guide the sperm into the uterus. The mucus tends to be very "stretchy". Sometimes it looks like egg whites. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is it possible to ovulate without knowing it? Like without getting the egg white discharge for example

Is it possible to ovulate without knowing it? Like without getting the egg white discharge for example

Most do : The majority of women can not accurately predict ovulation. Millions of women find themselves pregnant for this reason. Cervical mucus monitoring is not reliable. ...Read more

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I have had egg white discharge twice within the space of 9 days?

I have had egg white discharge twice within the space of 9 days?

GYN exam: You will need a pelvic exam and culture of the discahrge. This can be an STD or other bacterial infection. This may be normal sexual mucous or related to sexual excitement. ...Read more

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Do you always have to have raw egg white discharge when ovulating ?

Do you always have to have raw egg white discharge when ovulating ?

Not always: Most women produce thin watery egg white secretions from their cervix leading up to ovulation. Many women do not and its absence does not mean one is not ovulating. ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more