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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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I am 34 weeks 5 days pregnant and I have lost my mucus plug, should I be concerned?

I am 34 weeks 5 days pregnant and I have lost my mucus plug, should I be concerned?

Preterm labor?: Please see your obstetrician today to rule out any preterm labor or other problems. ...Read more

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Quarter sized mucus plug? 34 weeks pregnant

Quarter sized mucus plug? 34 weeks pregnant

Please call your OB: All ?S like this esp at this point in your pregnancy should be directed to your OB since your OB knows you and your pregnancy, sometimes that can happen at 34 weeks, you meed to make sure you do not keep getting more mucus or that you do not get srom , but your OB should know whether it is the labor day weekend or not if u were my pt i owuld advsie no intercourse as u do not want to cause prematur. ...Read more

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Im 34 weeks and lost what i think was my mucus plug last night. I woke up this morning and have had back pain as well as cramping all day long.

Im 34 weeks and lost what i think was my mucus plug last night. I woke up this morning and have had back pain as well as cramping all day long.

Call your doc: It's possible to lose your mucus plug, but create another one. But, you have to wonder what may have allowed your mucus plug to come out early. You have to consider premature labor/dilation - mention it to your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm 34 weeks pregnant and lost a quarter size of clear but yellow tinge mucus, could it be my mucus plug?

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

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34 weeks, chunks of my mucus plug all day, now have tightening cramps in my abdomen and lower back. I see my ob tomorrow. Should I take sooner action?

34 weeks, chunks of my mucus plug all day, now have tightening cramps in my abdomen and lower back. I see my ob tomorrow. Should I take sooner action?

Go to Hospital: You should get evaluated at Labor and Delivery for labor change. 34 weeks is still early. It i best to be seen today ...Read more

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34 weeks pregnant. Already lost my mucus plug and having a lot of upper back pain. Is it labor?

34 weeks pregnant. Already lost my mucus plug and having a lot of upper back pain. Is it labor?

Check with your doc: You need to contact your OB and arrange to be checked. If it is early labor they may be able to stop it and increase babies chances of avoiding an nicu stay for prematurity and lung problems.Please call or go to the hospital. ...Read more

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34 weeks pregnant, 1 1/2 CM dilated, lower abdominal pressure for 2 days, some contractions(not regular), lost mucus plug. Preterm labor?Normal?

34 weeks pregnant, 1 1/2 CM dilated, lower abdominal pressure for 2 days, some contractions(not regular), lost mucus plug. Preterm labor?Normal?

Preterm labor: Any blood stained mucus or discharge? If it is than it is called show. Irregular contraction can be braxton hicks or uterine irirritability. ...Read more

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Losing the mucus plug at week 35 and it's bloody is that a bad sign?

Losing the mucus plug at week 35 and it's bloody is that a bad sign?

No: I haven't found that mucous plug is a good predictor of when a woman goes into labor. Women lose it at 35 weeks all the time and then go on to deliver weeks and weeks later. If you're having contractions or bleeding, definitely go to l&d, but rest assured that you're unlikely to deliver premature. Have doctor check your cervix at next visit, that is a greater predictor and will yield more info. ...Read more

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