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Do You Have To Lose Your Mucus Plug
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
Not necessarily: Thin watery mucus is helpful at mid cycle but you can still conceive without it. ...Read more
No: A larger amount of cervical mucus that is sometimes thicker and may be blood-tinged MAY be noticed by patients in their underwear, etc. as patients get closer to being term. But some patients never notice this, and that is normal too. Never put anything in the vagina/cervix or do anything to try to "make the mucus plug come out". This could cause infection, bleeding, or other serious problems. ...Read more
No: Absolutely not! Why would you even think of this? ...Read more
Mucous plug: There is not a definite time frame related to the loss of the cervical mucous plug and labor. I have had patients that lost there plug at 35 weeks and didn't deliver until 40 weeks. I would focus more on regularity of contractions, vaginal spotting, and rupture of your fluid to help you guide whether you may be getting close to more active labor. ...Read more
many: Females retain fluids during their period or the premenstrual time. ...Read more
Yes: You can loose the mucus plug with or without bleeding. ...Read more
You have to lose more calories than you eat so that would mean i'd have to lose 2000 a day. How can I possibly do that?
DASH eating plan.
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keep us posted. Works ever time. Record weight loss for my patients is 70 lbs. ...Read more
Am I pregnant?: No. That would be a later symptom in general. It is not impossible but there are other symptoms that are easily learned if you pick up any of a number of prenatal guides. I would hope at your age that if you are sexually active that you know how to prevent pregnancy. If you do not have access to health care please get in this week to planned parenthood. The experts there can test and teach you. ...Read more
Asthma part 2: No specific mucus is found in asthma. Peak flows or pulmonary function tests, response to bronchodilators and steroids , and the history of recurrent episodes triggered by infections or allergies make the diagnosis. Not associated to smoking. Most start in childhood and may disappear during puberty. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please ask your OB: All ?S like this esp at the end of your pregnancy should be directed to your OB as your OB knows your situation and that is part of their job to answer all ?S u have, it could happen soon or never happen, losing your plug does not correlate with rupture of membranes, my advise to you is don't go past your due date 39-40 wks is the ideal time to deliver for the baby, i induce everyone by 40 wks. ...Read more
Weight loss: Sweating just gets you to lose water weight that we be rapidly regained when you drink. To lose weight you need to consume fewer calories than you expend. Your body expends about 800 - 1200 calories per day just living. Activity increases your your bodies calorie utilization there are many reference sources to tell you how much the calorie utilization is increased with various activities. ...Read more
How not have a baby during pregnancy without abortion? Which you can do at home to secretly lose your baby? Please help I don't want to be pregnant and I want to lose it.
A doctor can help: Humans naturally get pregnant and have babies, by having sex. Otherwise, we humans might go extinct. It would be unnatural to somehow at home easily get rid of a baby fetus. A woman needs to go to a women's clinic, an Ob-Gyn doctor, or a primary care doctor who prescribes abortion pills (and be very early in the pregnancy) to ask for help to get rid of her baby fetus. It's a big, serious decision. ...Read more
Not many: While it is nice to have the whole colon, you can survive without it just fine. The colon absorbs water, so you may have more runny or liquid stools, but otherwise, you should not have any decrease in life span -- although it depends why it was removed? (for cancer: there is a risk of recurrence; for ibd, perhaps recurrence in the small bowel). ...Read more
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