Why is my discharge watery and dripping?

It’s caused by hormonal changes. If the discharge is watery, it’s most likely normal and not a sign of infection. Clear and watery discharge can increase at any point during your cycle. Estrogen can stimulate the production of more fluids.

What does it mean when CM is watery?

Your cervical mucus changes throughout your menstrual cycle. Wet and slippery cervical mucus indicates fertility. This type of discharge makes it easy for sperm to swim to an egg at ovulation. Some people find charting their cervical mucus helps identify when they are most likely to conceive.

Can I get pregnant with watery cervical mucus?

A 2017 research review suggested that having sex when mucus is thin and watery increases the chance of conception. Along with facilitating the passage of sperm through your cervix, it supports capacitation — when sperm become functionally mature and can penetrate the outer wall of an egg and fertilize it.

Do you get watery discharge before period?

This part of your menstrual cycle is called the luteal phase. It’s when the hormone progesterone peaks in your body. When estrogen is the dominant hormone, discharge tends to be clear, stretchy, or watery.

Can sperm survive in watery cervical mucus?

Watery cervical mucus: possibly fertile Because sperm can live inside you for up to a week, waiting for an egg to be released, it’s worth having sex every two to three days during this phase.

How long can sperm live in watery CM?

Watery cervical mucus: possibly fertile This type of mucus can be a sign that your body is starting to get ready for ovulation. Because sperm can live inside you for up to a week, waiting for an egg to be released, it’s worth having sex every two to three days during this phase.

What does watery cm mean after ovulation?

Fertile discharge is thin, clear or white, and slippery, much the same as an egg white. This type of discharge signals that ovulation is approaching. Fertile cervical fluid helps sperm move up the cervix to fertilize an egg. It also keeps the sperm healthy during the journey.