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Doctor insights on: Lot Of Mucus In Vagina In Third Trimester Of Pregnancy

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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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Is it normal to have clear fluid leaking from my vagina in the third trimester?

Is it normal to have clear fluid leaking from my vagina in the third trimester?

Yes: There is more discharge as the pregnancy progresses and many women find they are more comfortable wearing a panty shield for the last few months. If you think you could have broken your water, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal for your vagina to smell like your going to start your period at the end of your third trimester?

Is it normal for your vagina to smell like your going to start your period at the end of your third trimester?

Vaginal odor: There are several causes of bad smelling vaginal discharge and testing is needed to determine the cause and treatment. The most likely is bacterial vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria. It causes a watery discharge with a fishy odor. It is not sexually transmitted and your partner does not require treatment. It is treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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What is the brown discharge in third trimester my mucus plug already came down 1 wk ago?

What is the brown discharge in third trimester my mucus plug already came down 1 wk ago?

Early labor signal?: Old blood appears brownish. Did your OB examine you recently? Did you have intercourse? Is it still there, more profuse, reddish? Are you having contractions, pressure or pain in the pelvis? These are some questions you will be asked by your OB or his associate. Discharge can herald labor. A third trimester baby can have risks if born before term. So most obs would want to evaluate or speak to you. ...Read more

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In my third trimester just started my seventh month three weeks ago and now I'm leaking a grayish white mucous and I'm wondering what it means?

In my third trimester just started my seventh month three weeks ago and now I'm leaking a grayish white mucous and I'm wondering what it means?

Get it checked: An increased discharge in the third trimester may be normal but it can also be a sign of an infection or ruptured membranes. Its best to have it checked out by your OB. As your pregnancy progresses and the uterus enlarges, blood flow to the mucus membranes of the vagina and cervix increase causing more discharge. ...Read more

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Bleeding in third trimester of pregancy?

Bleeding in third trimester of pregancy?

Needs evaluation: Third trimester bleeding is very abnormal. This should be evaluated emergently in labor and delivery. Go to the hospital. ...Read more

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Hello I'm in third trimester of pregnancy but I feel real less movement of my baby but in 2nd trimester I felt a lot movement ?

Hello I'm in third trimester of pregnancy but I feel real less movement of my baby but in 2nd trimester I felt a lot movement ?

Fetal movement: At 28 weeks your baby is a nice sized fish in a nice sized pond. At 35 weeks your baby is a big fish in a small pond. The number of movements and activity of the baby does not really change. It is the perception by you causing the changes. Rather than all the punches and kicks you now feel more rolling type activity due to the baby's size in the confines of your uterus. ...Read more

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When third pregnancy test said negative i had sex because i was really horny I use a condome after sex i seen brown mucus coming from my vagina I don't know y?

When third pregnancy test said negative i had sex because i was really horny I use a condome after sex i seen brown mucus coming from my  vagina I don't know y?

How to get pregnant?: This is most likely cervix irritation or even an std. I assume you are not having a period and thus all of this wonder? To get pregnant a female must be ovulating and at the same time get exposed to fresh semen. It would help the docs here if you included information about when both of those happened. You are nineteen. You are old enough to know about your body and when you are ovulating. ...Read more

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Is it okay to sleep on my right side during my third trimester of pregnancy?

Is it okay to sleep on my right side during my third trimester of pregnancy?

Right side: Have you had any issues or issues with the baby? It is most often ok but Check with your Obgyn first to avoid blood flow issues to the baby. ...Read more

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Is it safe to sleep on your back in the third trimester of pregnancy?

Is it safe to sleep on your back in the third trimester of pregnancy?

Yes: It is safe to sleep on your back, however, if you develop difficulty breathing or lightheadedness, it could be because your uterus is pressing on your Vena Cava. Try sleeping on your left side. Hope this helps! ...Read more

Dr. Corey Clay
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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