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Bloody Show Vs Mucus Plug
Call your doctor now: Notify your obstetrician *immediately* even if you aren't feeling contractions. Your fetus would need intensive care but is viable at this time. The location of the placenta has to be determined, your cervical dilatation has to be checked, you need to find out if you are leaking amniotic fluid & you may need further testing to see if you carry Group B strep, among other infections. Don't wait. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
A little: All body secretions have some degree of scent but please do not draw any conclusions simply by smelling the discharge from your vagina. If you believe you may have ruptured your membranes you should be promptly evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
White, thick, discharge like substance; I'm 32weeks+3days pregnant. Mucus plug or just increased discharge?
Varies: The appearance of the mucus plug varies but the general idea is that it looks like thick glob of mucus; slightly white and sometimes with a little blood in it. ...Read more
Blood needs check-up: Bleeding from the GI tract (whether identified via mouth or rectum, whether visible in stool or found on fecal occult blood test) is never normal. Even "a little bit" of bleeding deserves evaluation to identify source. For most patients, however bleeding as you describe does not mean cancer, but rather inflammation, broken blood vessels, diverticulosis, infection, ischemia, fissures, hemorrhoids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
M 22..have IBS symptoms fr years..had soft stool with mucous..some mucous had a speck or so of red...is bloody mucous a symptom of colon cancer?
Matter from (sinus?) blocks air passage back throat forced to cough up vs. Choke - no mucus, infection or congestion. 1x2cm (3mm thick) - what r pos.?
Allergy bs dryness : You could have allergies or it even sounds more likely that you are breathing in very dry air and your nasal passages are drying out and you are crusting way up inside. When they loosen up when you awaken you swallow them and cough them out. Put a cool mist humidifier in your bedroom and get checked by an ENT to be sure there is nothing else wrong. ...Read more
Many reasons: Infections, bruses, polyps (small benign growths), etc can cause what you are describing. ...Read more
Could be: Could be other colors like light red brown , yellowish the main thing is the mucus is thick and may or may not come out at once could come out over a number of days, if the discharge is thin call your OB as it could be rupture of membranes or if u are not sure always call your OB like i instruct my pts to call me. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
39 weeks pregnant, group b strep positive, had bloody show/lost mucus plug, can +GBS affect baby with loss of mucus plug or only when water breaks?
25w4d pregnant normal discharge sometimes mixed with clear mucus. Usually happen during bowel movements (not straining). Could this be the mucus plug?
Get checked: If you are concerned that you are passing your mucous plug or that your discharge may not be normal then please get checked by your obgyn. ...Read more
Bright red bloody mucus with blood clots excreted from tip of uvula after pulling out white stringy plug?
Mucus: It appears that there was a mucus plug impacted on your uvula and irritation/inflammation occurred when it was pulled off. If bleeding and/nonhealing of the uvula persists, consult an otolaryngologist for treatment and in the meantime, bathe the uvula area with cold water which helps.However if brisk bleeding continues head to the hospital emergency room where urgent treatment can be given ...Read more
Yellow snot has tiny streaks of blood (for months). Clear snot has no blood streaks. Cancer? Symptoms include picking nose daily.
Sounds pretty normal: This is common to simple nasal irritation from dusts or allergens. Nose picking will often result in damage to the tiny capillaries in the nasal membranes. Your doc can confirm or exclude these suspicions. ...Read more
I'm 34 weeks pregnant and lost a quarter size of clear but yellow tinge mucus, could it be my mucus plug?
Yes: A mucous plug is typically a thick jelly like blob of mucous. It may be yellow or whitish and often has streaks of old brown blood. ...Read more
Plugged sinuses, blowing clear mucus.coughing up green mucus for 4 days. filled Azithromycin,not started. Green poop normal?!
Probably.: If you are taking over the counter cough and cold medicines, stop. They don't work and may change stool color, which is no big deal, but other side effects of these meds may make you feel crummier than if you did not take them! See http://tinyurl.com/osmaxzo and save your money! After 5 days of colored mucus with no decrease in color, go ahead and try the antibiotic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
High fevers, coughing up mucus with blood, bad smell from mucus&body skin. X-ray showed black spot on lung is this a cause of being a 40year smoker?
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