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Mucus Plug Removal Lung
If its huge: If its huge and blocks a passage causing your airways to collapse, it can make your short of breath good luck! ...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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vaginal discharge: Most likely normal if no other symptoms ...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
How long after you release your mucus plug do you go into labor ? Im 18 and its my first baby how long would it be ?
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?
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