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39 weeks pregnant mucus plug

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Get checked: Ask your doctor to check your dilation and see if you have acquired an infection.
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Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Please call your OB: Now, may still be mucus but want to make sure your do not have ruptured membranes , if you were my pt i would offer to induce you because a recent lar ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Labor?: I'll assume that this is your first pregnancy. Towards end of pregnancy, when your cervix begins to dilate, you can see a lot of mucus discharge. This ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mucus plug: First losing the mucus plug doesn't necessarily mean labor and typically if already 4cm, you probably lost most of it before that. I would call your ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
18 years experience Internal Medicine
It sounds like labor: You are probably already in hospital by now, but sounds like you are in labor. If GBS positive you should go to Labor and Delivery right away. Hope ev ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erine Kupetsky
15 years experience Family Medicine
Get checked!: Joint pain during the last month is normal due to relaxin. If u lost ur plug you may deliver in 1-2 weeks or sooner. Best to get checked (cervical exa ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mucus plug: A term patient gradually loosing the mucus plug is indicating progression towards labor. That is reassuring. Nevertheless, if the patient starts pas ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If you are 39 weeks: Pregnant, lost mucus plug and have continual vaginal bleeding please contact your obstetrician right away ; go to the er. You may be going into labor.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not related : Losing your mucous is not related to decreased urination in any way.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: Maybe it is the mucous plug, called the "bloody show" prior to labor initiation. Contact your OB MD if you start to bleed more heavily or timed contra ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Either: Can come out either side.
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