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Mucus Plug Lung Symptoms
If its huge:
If its huge and blocks a passage causing your airways to collapse, it can make your short of breath
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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
I'm experiencing the symptoms of having UTI like strong urine odor, dark urine, pain during urination. But this day I pee and mucus plug came out.
Dysuria: You didn't say if you were pregnant or not. Regardless, you need to be seen and treated for what sounds like a UTI. ...Read more
It feels like I have a plug of mucus in my lungs and it won't cough up, and is causing hoarseness?
Possible: The cervical mucous is thick and sticky so it will try to stay in the cervix. However, as you dilate the mucous will inevitably begin to pass out of the vagina. You could notice large clumps of mucous but you may only see an increase in the amount of vaginal discharge as the mucous plug goes away. ...Read more
Why would you have a mucus plug? Are you pregnant.
I am sure you can see how impossible it is to provide helpful answers if you provide no information. ...Read more
Vaginal discharge: Most likely normal if no other symptoms ...Read more
First signs: Losing the mucus plug is one of the first signs that a woman will go into labor. Whether sweeping the membranes caused the mucous plug to come out or not has no impact on how labor will progress. It can take 2 or three days, though, before labor pains will start. ...Read more
Probably nothing!: It is meaningless, stop worrying continue to enjoy life! Should it become a continuous, or regularly occurring event, see your Gyn. ...Read more
How soon can labor start after getting my membranes stripped and losing my mucus plug in the same day?
Very variable: Some patients will go into labor in a few hours, others may not start labor more than a few days. If your contractions start getting closer (every 4-5 minutes), or you start leaking fluid call your doctor. You may spot after having your membranes stripped, but heavier bleeding should also prompt a call. ...Read more
I'm 39 weeks. Lost my mucus plug yesterday but since then my urination frequency has decreased. Is this normal?
Not related: Losing your mucous is not related to decreased urination in any way. ...Read more
How long after you release your mucus plug do you go into labor? I'm 18 and its my first baby how long would it be?
Just have to weight:
You have to weight and let nature take its course, soon your cervix will dilate more and your amniotic sac will break and real labour pains will end in a healthy baby
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Lost mucus plug a week ago. I am 36 weeks I've been having a lot of pressure and this is my third child. What should I do?
I had a surgical abortion two weeks and five days ago. No bleeding. Today I wiped and saw what looked like a mucus plug. What is this?
How long after losing mucus plug do people usually go into labor? And can you go swimming after losing mucus plug? Asking for a friend.
Varies: Losing your mucus plug is a sign that early labor is approaching...This, however, could be within hours to 1-2 weeks. It is still okay for a pregnant woman to go swimming if she lost her mucus plug, as long as her bag has not ruptured (broke her water). She may lose more mucus plug in the pool, however, so for hygienic purposes, it may be best to avoid. Best wishes. ...Read more
I just started taking amoxicillin for strep today. I just coughed up what seems to be a large bloody mucus plug. Should I be concerned?
So I'm 39wks and 2days and I lost my mucus plug? Is labor approaching? And is it possible to dilate etc. Without feeling any contractions?
Yes and yes: Cool that you got to see passage of your mucus plug! A lot of patients miss that special moment. Absolutely you can dilate without feeling it. You'll start feeling it when your body ramps up the speed and the little munchkin starts to put pressure on the thinning, dilating cervix to descend down the vaginal canal. ...Read more
I had my membranes stripped last Wednesday and mucus plug came out Thursday. Still haven't started labor. Can dr strip the membranes again?
I'm 38 weeks and 4 days. I was 3cm last week and have been contractions since last night. I just lost my mucus plug. How long till later comes?
Unpredictable: That is completely unpredictable on an individual basis. Depending on how close your contractions are or any other symptoms you are having, you should be seen. ...Read more
In the Second trimester lost mucus plug, how often does it regenerate/grow back does it take 24-72 hrs or is it a long process nearing 3 weeks?
Plug loss needs exam: Losing mucus plug in the second trimester requires assessment by the doctor. It may represent painless cervical dilatation with risk of preterm labor or even delivery. Very often a "perceived loss of mucus plug" is increased volume of normal vaginal discharge which is very common in pregnancy. ...Read more
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more