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Doctor insights on: White Cervical Mucus

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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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When should I get egg white cervical mucus?

When should I get egg white cervical mucus?

Mid cycle: This type of mucous is a function of estrogen levels and is called estrogenic mucous. It is most evident right around ovulation or in the middle of the cycle from days 14-18. ...Read more

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Is possible to ovulate without egg white cervical mucus? Thank you

Cervical Mucous: Yes. Of course. Cervical mucous is not in any way a good way to monitor your fertility or any part of the menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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If l have egg white cervical mucus does it mean l am ovulating or not?

If l have egg white cervical mucus does it mean l am ovulating or not?

Maybe: Could be either way: mucus is a v-e-r-y nonspecific finding, i'm afraid it doesn't tell you anything for certain. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to still have egg white cervical mucus and not ovulate?

Is it possible for me to still have egg white cervical mucus and not ovulate?

Yes: Ewcm usually accompanies ovulation, but many women don't notice it at all. Mucus is a very "soft" non-specific way of detecting ovulation. If you have mostly regular periods each month, you are 99% ovulating during those cycles. ...Read more

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I had egg white cervical mucus for 2 days then today its white lotion what is it and why?

Cycle related: As you go through your menstrual cycle, your ovary makes different hormones at different times. These change the cervical mucus. The egg white mucus is most typical for ovulation, but does not guarentee that you are not ovulating and fertile at other times. Both sound normal, but if something is new this month, see your gyn to make sure you dont have an infection. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I'm expecting. . Egg white cervical mucus. N cuple symptoms . Ovulation was March 20.. help?

Can you tell me if I'm expecting. . Egg white cervical mucus. N cuple symptoms . Ovulation was March 20.. help?

Can't tell: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...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