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mucus plug during early pregnancy

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Almost immediately : The plug forms almost immediately after one becomes pregnant due to the hormonal changes.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
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Can vary: Mucous plugs can vary in presentation. If you are concerned that there may be a problem in your pregnancy, i suggest speaking with your obstetrician ... Read More
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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Risk: Group B Strep has an attack rate of about 1 per thousand, which means as a group, babies whose mothers were GBBS + had 1 chance in 1000 deliveries of ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Mucous : Your cervix makes mucous your whole life. During pregnancy the amount of mucus production increases. Towards the end of pregnancy there's quite a lot. ... Read More
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Semantics: The cervical mucous becomes thin and watery around the time of ovulation. If there were to be thick mucous (i.e. A plug) in the cervix, it may very w ... Read More
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Dr. John Rhoades
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Call your OB: What you are describing is concerning. It is impossible to give you reassurance without an exam or knowing you medical history. I would suggest cal ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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38 weeks: You said you are 38 weeks pregnant. Unless that was a typo you are now at term pregnancy. If you are in labor 38 weeks is term and labor would not be ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
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Dysuria: You didn't say if you were pregnant or not. Regardless, you need to be seen and treated for what sounds like a UTI.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Could be : It's certainly normal to have mucous discharge after a cervical exam when you are 1 cm dilated.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
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End of 1st trimester: A mucous plug will form at the end of the first trimester of pregnancy.

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