A 22-year-old female asked:
What dose it mean when you get your membrane stripped a little bit ?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Vigorous exam: Membranes stripping is not as involved as typical internet descriptions often portray it. Basically the doctor places a finger between the cervix and the amniotic sac. A circle is made with the finger. This releases chemicals called Prostglandins which is some cases may possibly decrease the time before the onset of labor.
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Last updated Aug 22, 2016
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