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How do I tell the difference between semen and fertile cervical mucus? adult content

I'm charting cervical mucus to look for fertility signs. I believe I'm in my fertile phase now because my cervix is soft, high and open but the semen and fertile mucus seems to look the same.

Is there a certain way to determine whether it's EWCM or semen?

Should I just assume that I'm fertile because of my cervical signs even though I can't chart my cervical fluid?

Thanks in advance....

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Asked by Anonymous at 11:06 AM on Dec. 3, 2010 in Trying to Conceive

Answers (4)
  • Semen dries up quickly while cervical mucus does not.

    Answer by miraclewaits at 1:06 PM on Dec. 3, 2010

  • agree with miraclewaits....

    Answer by mrzmommiilebron at 3:08 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • Semen comes from the man so check before you do it.

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:43 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • Anon....

    It's still there the next morning. Semen can stay in the vaginal open, the uterus and at teh cervical open for up to 3 days. It's not as simple as "check before you do it" and it's not as if I can just stop having intercourse if I might be in my fertile phase.

    And semen comes from the man? WHAT? That is so unbelievable...I never knew that! OMG...SERIOUSLY?!?!?!?

    Thanks everyone else!

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 4:10 PM on Dec. 5, 2010

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