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Loss Of Mucus Plug At 35 Weeks
Small pieces of mucus plug lost, diarrhea, increased intensity of contractions (diagnosed w irritable uterus), 35 weeks. early signs of labor?
5 more weeks: it is not uncommon for attraction to begin starting at 32 weeks and they may not be a true sign of labor, rather the might just be practice contractions or whatare called Braxton Hicks contractions. Just because you lose some mucus, does not mean you will go into labor because your cervix will keep on creating mucus. call the hospital though, for regular painful contractions or loss of fluid. ...Read more
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
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
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
35+4, 3cm dilated, 80% effaced, baby in -1 station, lost mucus plug two days ago, steady cx, no blood/gush of fluid -- how far off is labor?
Early labor: From your question, my understanding is that you are having steady contractions. If this is the case and you are 35wks this is premature. You should contact your OB ASAP. If they are not persistent and are not more than 40secs, this my be prodromal or Braxton hicks and oral fluids will help. Either way you should contact your doctor. ...Read more
37 weeks pregnant, 4cm dilated,100% effaced, station 0, lost mucus plug, feeling lots of vaginal pain today, how far away is labor?
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?
I'm 36 weeks pregnant 3 CM 70 effaced lost mucus plug and having diarrhea and having some contractions and my fourth child is this the start of labor?
37 weeks 3 1/2 CM 50% effaced losing mucus plug that is brownish or pink over last 3 days. Will I go into active labor soon?
Mucus plug: The mucus plug is usually dark green to brownish and the size of the palm of your hand. You're probably having some bloody show from last office exam. When you go into labor has more to do with your uterus being ready to go into labor. I imagine it may be from today to the next week or so, but there's no way to guarantee ...Read more
Clear mucus vaginal discharge at 28 weeks pregnant. Is it to early to lose mucus plug? No pain or pressure.
Get exam of cervix: If you are concerned, report your symptoms of "clear mucus vaginal discharge" to your obstetrical team and request a clinical and sonographic evaluation of your cervix (to confirm it is still long and closed) and an examination of the discharge (to rule out a vaginitis or vaginosis). ...Read more
2 days til my due date dilated to 4cm losing alot of mucus plug is that also thinning of the cervix?
Cervix Changes: the cervix dilates from 0 to 10 cm which is ready for delivery. The cervix also thins it starts out about 2-4 cm long and then we judge its thinning by percentages. You will hear 10% effaced(thinned), 50% effaced, completely effaced which means it is thinned all the way. Losing the mucous plug has to do with neither, it is just mucous in the cervix that is lost anytime prior to delivery. ...Read more
Placenta previa last u/s at 34 wks. Currently 35+ weeks & i feel lots of pressure on cervix from the baby, should I be aware of anything? Nocurntrestric
Bleeding: Watch for bleeding. It is very normal to feel pressure about this time. The most common description i hear is 'i think the baby is going to fall out' be aware of bleeding with the previa. Do not let anyone check you unless they know you have the previa. That could cause serious bleeding. ...Read more
28 weeks pregnant second with pregnancy pressure where baby come out at and followed by white mucus discharge?
Normal, possibly: Discharge throughout pregnancy is normal. White or cloudy is normal. If it itches or if you have pain, see md to make sure no infection. Pressure can be normal or can mean cervix is shortening. Ask doctor for a cervical length ultrasound or exam to determine length of cervix and make sure you're not at risk for preterm labor. See doctor asap for this. Or go to labor ; delivery. ...Read more
36 weeks 4 days 2 cm 50% effaced with light contractions and losing mucus plug. Baby measuring a week ahead. what are the chances of making it another?
Obgyn visit: If you are concerned you might be in labor now then contact your doctor. Some people can stay 2 cm for weeks. Others will labor soon. When your doctor checks you the two of you can discuss your individual circumstance and discuss the likelihood of going in to labor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bleeding: The most common symptom of miscarriage is bleeding and/or cramping. Loss of breat fullness and tenderness is not usually an associated symptom of miscarriage. ...Read more
I am 37 weeks pregnant w/ twins i've had lots of discomfort low in my abdomen and increase in bowel movements, sign of labor ?
Maybe: For twins, you are due anytime. Try to time contractions: pains predicatable every 5-7 minutes lasting 1-1.5 min and regular over an hour, increasing in intensity. If this is happening, call your doctor. ...Read more
Lost mucus plug, diarrhea, vomiting in the morning. Uterus with noted irritability. Baby feels like she's dropping. Labor soon? (33w4d)
How long after the mucous plug is lost does labor start? I'm 39 weeks and lost it today. I'm totally effaced & only 1cm dilated as of chk up yesterday
Discomfort of facial sinuses 3-4 days. No temp, not feeling unwell. Pan subsided then 4-5 weeks of thick green phlegm back of throat. None from nose.
Probable sinusitis : U probably have a sinus infection. Left untreated there may be residual inflammation and predisposition to relapses. U ought to be seen by an ENT MD for definitive examination and treatment; if no antibiotics warranted, consider non pharmacological cleansing such as netti pot /saline rinses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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