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Morganton, NC
A 20-year-old female asked:

I'm really worried! is my mucus plug supposed to be dark dark red and about two or three inches long and thick? what's is supposed to look like?!

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Snot: The mucous plug is a big wad of snot. Think of "boogers" coming out of the nose. It can look very different from person to person and even from day to day. If you feel that you are bleeding or that you have broken your water then contact your doctor for evaluation
Last updated May 23, 2014

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