Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

can you make your mucus plug come out

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicole Jarvis
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: A larger amount of cervical mucus that is sometimes thicker and may be blood-tinged MAY be noticed by patients in their underwear, etc. as patients g ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Term: Most women are near or at term. This is one of the steps In the cervix preparing to dilate.
1
1 thank
Dr. Douglas Lawson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: Sometimes it comes out all at once. Its about the size of the palm of your hand and is usually greenish brown with some blood mixed in often. It usu ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not but: As long as you are not having any problems walking is good to do, and acog says you can have an elective induction any time from 39 weeks on and a re ... Read More
Dr. Brian Nguyen
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not necessarily: The mucus plug is made up of thick cervical mucus that your body forms as soon as you're pregnant. The mucus protects and prevents anything from trave ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Soon: But impossible to say when, what is the dilation, and what is your gestational age?
1
1 thank
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Hapner
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
A glob of mucus: A mucus plug is a glob of mucus from the cervix that may be passed hours, days or even weeks before labor occurs. It may be streaked with some blood. ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
End of 1st trimester: A mucous plug will form at the end of the first trimester of pregnancy.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
Nebulous: The mucus plug is sort of a nebulous entity. As you start to go into labor and the cervix starts its process of softening, some mucus can be release ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Variable: It can look like a formed glob of material about the size of a hockey pcuk or it can liquify and look like mucus from your nose.
1
1 thank
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
1st trimester: During the first trimester the mucous plug forms over several weeks and not just one.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Labor to begin soon: Once the mucous plug of the cervix is expelled, then labor usually begins in a few days.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month