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I know that with my pregnancies they mucus plug would be thick and that's how this looks but no red in it and it's not stringy that's why I am asking?

I know that with my pregnancies they mucus plug would be thick and that's how this looks but no red in it and it's not stringy that's why I am asking?

Can vary: Mucous plugs can vary in presentation. If you are concerned that there may be a problem in your pregnancy, i suggest speaking with your obstetrician about what you may be experiencing. All the best! ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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Decrease in mucous discharge at 38 weeks pregnancy. Is it normal?

Decrease in mucous discharge at 38 weeks pregnancy. Is it normal?

Normal: Mucus discharge in pregnancy is very inconsistent. Sometimes there is a lot and sometimes there isn't. Both are normal. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What week does the mucous plug form in pregnancy!?

What week does the mucous plug form in pregnancy!?

Mucous : Your cervix makes mucous your whole life. During pregnancy the amount of mucus production increases. Towards the end of pregnancy there's quite a lot. As you start to dilate it slowly starts to come out. Think of the mucus present in your nose. Your cervix works the same way. It's less exciting when you think about it that way. ...Read more

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Can there be solid thick white mucous even after ovulation and does that mean there could be pregnancy what the chances?

Mucus is typically: Mucus is typically seen mid cycle. But it can be seen during any time of the month. It does not mean pregnancy per se. If not sure do a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I had protected sex usin condom, next day spotting occured in addition to normal colorless mucous discharge. Means? 28 old female, never had pregnancy.

I had protected sex usin condom, next day spotting occured in addition to normal colorless mucous discharge. Means? 28 old female, never had pregnancy.

spotting: A single episode of spotting probably has very little significance. Now on the other hand if you spot between periods frequently i would suggest you see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is white creamy odorless cervical mucous a pregnancy symptom with a little watery clear discharge ?

Is white creamy odorless cervical mucous a pregnancy symptom with a little watery clear discharge ?

No it isn't: Vaginal discharge is not a pregnancy symptom. It can indicate a sexually transmitted disease of other infection. Schedule a visit for testing. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. Consider starting birth control as well. ...Read more

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I had sex last sat night/morn my period came 3 days later it was light. I was ovulating during that time my mucous was wet. Chance of pregnancy?

I had sex last sat night/morn my period came 3 days later it was light. I was ovulating during that time my mucous was wet. Chance of pregnancy?

?question: Not sure of the question exactly, as most commonly, a woman ovulates 2 weeks before their period arrives, so having sex 3 days before your period would put you at less risk of getting pregnant. Check a pregnancy test to be sure if you think you may be pregnant. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Period over 24 days late.Dark brown stringy mucous discharge & brown spotting for two days now 3 negative OTC pregnancy test no pregnacy symptoms?

Period over 24 days late.Dark brown stringy mucous discharge & brown spotting for two days now 3 negative OTC pregnancy test no pregnacy symptoms?

See your doctor: If you had unprotected sex, not on a birth control and 24 days late, its advisable to see your doctor for proper evaluation/rule out of pregnancy.You can also use this visit to discuss with your doctor which birth control would be appropriate for you. Please always remember to practice safe sex ( use condoms). Know that birth control will not protect from sexually transmitted diseases. Take care. ...Read more

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Is blood in cervical mucus normal? Wil it effect pregnency

Is blood in cervical mucus normal? Wil it effect pregnency

Difficult: I assume you are not pregnant. Are you on the pill; if so and persistent, you may need an increase in estrogen; bleeding outside of the cycle is not unusual but rule out infection. Sometimes cervical polyps can do it as well; there is nothing specific about bleeding then that will affect pregnancy, it is the cause that could be problematic. Still likely not worrisome. Good luck. ...Read more

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Positive opks but found creamy white cervical mucus instead of egg white clear stretchy cervical mucus does it mean no preganancy ?

Positive opks but found creamy white cervical mucus instead of egg white clear stretchy cervical mucus does it mean no preganancy ?

Not necessarily: Not necessarily. May not be related. Could be a yeast infection. Could be a false-positive opk. Knowing your regular menstrual patterns may give more info. If period is late, recommend home urinary pregnancy test. If unsuccessful trying to conceive for 1 year (6 months if >35yo), then see your gyn or fertility specialist. ...Read more

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I have a white mucus in my throat from more than two years ago. No coughing. Just I feel I need to take them out. No pregnency, smoking or medication?

I have a white mucus in my throat from more than two years ago. No coughing. Just I feel I need to take them out. 
No pregnency, smoking or medication?

Post nasal disharge: Can be due to chronic inflammation of the upper airways, nasal passages and sinuses, you may want to see your doctor for that, who may order imaging studies, or refer you to an ENT. Meanwhile use saline nasal washes often , that would help clear the nasal passages and reduce inflammation if present, good luck ...Read more

Mucus (Definition)

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


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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more