A 27-year-old female asked:
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im 37 weeks today and i find some extra milky white discharge what does it mean like my body preparing for labor?baby is headdown position

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Discharge: Some discharge at the end of pregnancy is normal. Sometimes it means infection. Some pass their mucous plug as their cervix starts to dilate. Have your Obgyn evaluate you to see what is going on
Answered on Dec 18, 2015

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Discharge is normal. Hopefully your baby will arrive sooner than later :).
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irrelevant: unfortunately, just because you have a loss of your mucus plug, does it mean that you will go into labor. Your cervix is just beginning to change and ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Needs exam: It is possible that you have a vaginal infection. It is important to see your obgyn for an exam and testing. Also they need to make sure you cervix lo ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Call your OB MD now: Your symptoms require your OB md's attention and not this forum.

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