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light brown discharge 39 weeks pregnant

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal: it is normal to start having more mucus discharge as you get closer to term. Your cervix is changing and still creating lots of mucus and so these mig ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Please get medically: Checked. Promptly. This is likely deoxygenated blood.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Review: One cm is ok! discharge less so, talk with ob.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly,: but could just be cervical ripening, unless you are having regular contractions, then labor is more likely. Getting checked at the hospital could be h ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: At 39 weeks you should make sure that everything is okay. Brown discharge is old blood and bleeding in pregnancy should always be evaluated, especiall ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
26 years experience Family Medicine
Bloody show?: You may be in labor! congratulations! what you describe could be bloody show, which occurs just before labor starts. Call your OB and let them ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Speak to GYN: It would be best to speak to your gyn. You may be going into early labor.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, that: Would be prudent brown discharge is usually blood that is older.. Congratulations!
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not normal: Please call your OB as you may have a vaginal infection, but u need to make sure your cervix is not starting to open or nothing bad is going on with t ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Congratulate for coping well with pregnancy thus far - 39 wks! Now, just be alert to seek timely attention for delivery preferably by professionals. I ... Read More

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