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Mucus Plug Swimming
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
Additional bleeding: I presume you are pregnant. Mucous plug is just a clot that falls off as the cervix starting changing and opening. More bleeding (slowly enough to clot and become brownish) can occur as that continues to happen. If concerned, speak your ob ...Read more
Could be: Could be other colors like light red brown , yellowish the main thing is the mucus is thick and may or may not come out at once could come out over a number of days, if the discharge is thin call your OB as it could be rupture of membranes or if u are not sure always call your OB like i instruct my pts to call me. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can mucus plug regenerate during pregnancy? Is this true that women lose mucus plug bit by bit and then new mucus plug is formed?
Varies: The appearance of the mucus plug varies but the general idea is that it looks like thick glob of mucus; slightly white and sometimes with a little blood in it. ...Read more
Plugged sinuses, blowing clear mucus.coughing up green mucus for 4 days. filled Azithromycin,not started. Green poop normal?!
Probably.: If you are taking over the counter cough and cold medicines, stop. They don't work and may change stool color, which is no big deal, but other side effects of these meds may make you feel crummier than if you did not take them! See http://tinyurl.com/osmaxzo and save your money! After 5 days of colored mucus with no decrease in color, go ahead and try the antibiotic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
37 weeks pregnant, 4cm dilated,100% effaced, station 0, vaginal pain,lost mucus plug, watery discharge all day today? Does this mean labor?
I'm not an OB, but..: Hi. Yeah, I'd say it sounds like that li'l sprout is on its way out! Give your OB a call! Good luck! ...Read more
Unlikely: Decongestants usually do not clear eustachian tube obstruction with mucus. It would not be harmful to try sudafed, but if say 5 days of treatment does not help, i would not continue. Trying decongestant nasal drops and lying down with your head turned to the side may allow the drops to get into the tube and might give some relief. In general, these are viral infections and immunity will cure. ...Read more
White, thick, discharge like substance; I'm 32weeks+3days pregnant. Mucus plug or just increased discharge?
No: A woman typically has some form of discharge every day. The consistency of the discharge does change, depending on the hormones that are dominant at that time. But there's not a 'dry up' period during one's cycle. ...Read more
NOt a good idea: Since lakes can harbor a lot of germs and now you don't have as much protection for your baby. How about a nice long walk around the lake instead? Good luck with L&D. ...Read more
Watery discharge mucus plug fell out three wks ago. 37 wks pregnant light bowel movements with pressure?
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