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38 Weeks Pregnant With A Bloody Mucus
Not relevant: When we are checking blood counts during pregnancy, assuming that the basic counts related to hemoglobin, hematocrit and platelets are normal for pregnancy, then we really do not spend too much time looking at these individual parameters related to red blood cells. If there is a more specific problem being asked, please ask! ...Read more
Like material that functions to moisten and protect inner body surfaces. The viscous slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and that is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by the cells and glands of the mucous membranes. The free slime of the mucous membranes, composed of secretion of the glands, various salts, ...Read more
Would a D&C be performed if a mother is miscarrying at 37/38 weeks pregnancy? And if so, how soon before the patient is discharged?
Term pregnancy: At that point, the pregnancy is full term and will be "stillborn." A sad situation and I feel for her. She will likely have her labor induced and deliver vaginally if possible. The length of stay in the hospital will be similar to one for a regular birth. This assumes the mother doesn't have a complication such as an infection. ...Read more
Am in my 38 weeks pregnancy and 4 days..My blood pressure was in the noon 149/68 and heart rate 114 is it nessicary to go to hospital and be paranoid.
Call OB: You are not being paranoid. But, it sounds like you do not understand what to do in this type of situation. Please contact or page your OB and give them your situation and vital signs. They will tell you what they want you to do next. ...Read more
No : There is no set order for these things. ...Read more
Follow dr's advice: Some OB doctors might want to know if you have lost your mucus plug. A good rule of thumb is to go to the hospital if you are contracting every 5-7 minutes, if your water breaks, if you have a flow of blood, or if your baby is moving less than usual. ...Read more
I have grainy white discharge after a cervical exam--actually 3 total last night (38 weeks pregnant. In early labor. 1cm) what is it? Mucous plug?
Could be : It's certainly normal to have mucous discharge after a cervical exam when you are 1 cm dilated. ...Read more
38 weeks pregnant, passed mucous plug today. Also having diahhrea with back and stomach cramping. Could it be labor?
38 weeks pregnant dilated to 1 at last appt. I had a little piece of brown in the toilet with greenish mucus on the tp. Could this be my bloody show?
Maybe: Brown after wiping when 38 weeks pregnant can be spotting after an exam, if a woman just had a pelvic exam, or can be a little bloody show as the cervix starts to change. Having brown after an exam or a little bloody show doesn't necessarily mean going into labor soon however. Good luck. ...Read more
38 weeks pregnant, having regular contractions with mild pain, lost mucus plug weeks ago and lost bloody show this am. Should i expect labor soon?
Hi - I'm 38 weeks pregnant. Over the past few days I have spit up a bloody mucus first thing in the morning. This has probably happened 5 times. There is also bloody residue in my nose. It is not large volume and only first thing in morning. Weather is ch
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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