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Light brown discharge.. Im 39 weeks pregnant tomorrow.. Should i be concerned? I was on my feet all day today and i started to notice it.

Light brown discharge.. Im 39 weeks pregnant tomorrow.. Should i be concerned? I was on my feet all day today and i started to notice it.

Normal: it is normal to start having more mucus discharge as you get closer to term. Your cervix is changing and still creating lots of mucus and so these might be very very early signs that your body will go into labor, but not quite yet. This is nothing to be concerned about unless the discharge has malodor, is watery enough to soak your underwear, or is associated with contractions. ...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


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Should i heading to hospital when brown discharge shown in 39 weeks pregnant?

Yes: At 39 weeks you should make sure that everything is okay. Brown discharge is old blood and bleeding in pregnancy should always be evaluated, especially this late in the pregnancy. Best of luck! ...Read more

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If 39 weeks pregnant and seeing brown discharge do I go to hospital now?

Yes, that: Would be prudent brown discharge is usually blood that is older.. Congratulations! ...Read more

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Is it normal to have brown discharge and some cramping..At 39 weeks pregnant?

Is it normal to have brown discharge and some cramping..At 39 weeks pregnant?

Bloody show?: You may be in labor! congratulations! what you describe could be bloody show, which occurs just before labor starts. Call your OB and let them know. Best of luck! ...Read more

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39 weeks pregnant with brown discharge and constant menstral like cramps?

39 weeks pregnant with brown discharge and constant menstral like cramps?

Speak to GYN: It would be best to speak to your gyn. You may be going into early labor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have brown discharge during the early 3rd trimester?

Is it normal to have brown discharge during the early 3rd trimester?

Not normal: Please call your OB as you may have a vaginal infection, but u need to make sure your cervix is not starting to open or nothing bad is going on with the placenta your OB can do an exam and an ultrasound and vaginal cultures. ...Read more

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I am 39 weeks and this morning After I pee, there is a brown discharge comin out,is this what they called mucus plug.? I have to change my undies 4x

I am 39 weeks and this morning 
After I pee, there is a brown discharge comin out,is this what they called mucus plug.? I have to change my undies 4x

Here are some ...: Congratulate for coping well with pregnancy thus far - 39 wks! Now, just be alert to seek timely attention for delivery preferably by professionals. If any doubt, see Doc now for confirmation at least once before delivery may take place. ...Read more

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39 weeks pregnant, brownish discharge came out this afternoon but now i'm having light pains on vagina, and a little upper back pain?

39 weeks pregnant, brownish discharge came out this afternoon but now i'm having light pains on vagina, and a little upper back pain?

Common : As your cervix starts to dilate most people will begin passing their mucous plug. This can look brown or yellow and gooey. Schedule a visit with your OB for a cervical exam. If there is bleeding you should head to the hospital. ...Read more

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Causes of severe headche during 39 weeks pregnancy?

Causes of severe headche during 39 weeks pregnancy?

PLEASE CALL YOUR OB: Now ! as you need immediate evaluation to make sure u do not have pre- eclampsia as u will need to be put on meds and get delivered if u do, and even if u do not have that, u need evaluation of the headache so if i was your OB i would send you straight to the labor room now for evaluation and to check the baby ., so please call your OB now. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex about two weeks ago, I've been having really dark brown discharge with a little bit of blood and bad cramps could I be preganant?

I had unprotected sex about two weeks ago, I've been having really dark brown discharge with a little bit of blood and bad cramps could I be preganant?

Yes: Yes, you maybe pregnant, if not from this episode of unprotected sex, then from a prior instance. Also, if you've engaged in unprotected sex, then painful discharge could also be due to sexually transmitted diseases/infections. Easy way to determine if pregnant or not is to take home pregnancy test, available w/o prescription at most pharmacies - they're accurate as soon as you're late. Then c doc ...Read more

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What is the cause of swollen feet in 39 weeks pregnancy?

What is the cause of swollen feet in 39 weeks pregnancy?

Like any mass...: The baby is a mass growing in your pelvic region, and it causes pressure on some of the blood vessels obstructing the blood flow from your legs back to your heart, thus causing your legs accumulate fluid. Although it largely improves after the pregnancy is over, it may lead to the formation of the varicose veins and some leg swelling to remain in the future. ...Read more

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Is povindone iodine vaginal pessaries safe to use at 39 weeks pregnancy. What are the side effects to fetus and any alternative for it. ?

Is povindone iodine vaginal pessaries safe to use at 39 weeks pregnancy. What are the side effects to fetus and any alternative for it. ?

No.: Betadine should be avoided in pregnancy because it can affect the maternal and fetal thyroid glands and cause complications from that. Do not use betadine pessaries in pregnancy! ...Read more

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Sexualy active cums inside all the time. Brown discharge for a week slight cramps then blood for 4 days then light brown again could i be pregnat?

Sexualy active cums inside all the time. Brown discharge for a week slight cramps then blood for 4 days then light brown again could i be pregnat?

It is possible: Pregnancy is always a possibility. You need to have a pregnancy test. If it is positive you need to be seen by a doctor for follow up (confirm intrauterine pregnancy and not ectopic pregnancy) if your are not attempting to conceive and are sexually active i advise you to consider a reliable birth control method and should be careful not to catch a sexually transmitted disease (std). ...Read more

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I was supposed to have my period on the 14th of this month as i had my last one on the 17th of last month, but didn't had, brown discharge, am i pregna?

I was supposed to have my period on the 14th of this month as i had my last one on the 17th of last month, but didn't had, brown discharge, am i pregna?

Check a preg test: Anytime your period is late, there is always the chanc eof pregnancy if you are sexually active. The 1st thing to do is check a pregnancy test. If it is positve, you shoudl se eyour obgyn for confirmation. If negtaive, there are many reasons for a period to be a little off and it generally is nothing weriosu or dangerous. If it persists over several months, a visit to your obgyn will be helpfuf. ...Read more

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I have brown discharge and cramping after one week as finished my periods am i pragnent?

I have brown discharge and cramping after one week as finished my periods am i pragnent?

If you finished your: Period one week ago - then this should not mean that you are pregnant. Brown discharge is usually older blood. ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more