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A 27-year-old female asked:

Is my mucus plug passingly? i am 30 weeks pregnant experiencing mild cramp and lower abdomen pain. this is baby number 4.

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Pregnancy: Mucus plug passing is heralded by passage of large amount of thick snot like mucous. That can happen hours to weeks before delivery. Not usually associated with cramps and pain. Sounds more like you may have a UTI or labor pains. Best to check with your OB.

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