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Doctor insights on: Vaseline Like Discharge 9 Months Pregnant

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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


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I noticed today when i wiped i had a jelly like discharge that looks like vaseline. im 30 weeks pregnant should i be worried its my plug?

I noticed today when i wiped i had a jelly like discharge that looks like vaseline. im 30 weeks pregnant should i be worried its my plug?

It could be: although there are many other things it could be too. Call your OB. If you develop severe pain or bleeding, call your OB or go to the ER. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is it safe to use vaseline on moderate plague psoriasis during pregnancy?

Is it safe to use vaseline on moderate plague psoriasis during pregnancy?

PSORIASIS: There's no problem using vaseline at all. Only for lubrication, no therapeutic effect. For psoriasis, it is better to use vitamin d ointment or a potent steroid cream. ...Read more

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I used Vaseline as a lubricant and I'm 11 weeks pregnant. Did I harm my unborn baby ?

I used Vaseline as a lubricant and I'm 11 weeks pregnant. Did I harm my unborn baby ?

No: Petrolatum jelly is inert and non-toxic. It acts by providing physical barrier rather than pharmacological action. Safe for you and the baby. ...Read more

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24 weeks pregnant. No yeast infection or BV but external vaginal moisture bothers me. Can i use vaseline/petroleum jelly externally as a moisture barrier without risk to my unborn baby?

24 weeks pregnant. No yeast infection or BV but external vaginal moisture bothers me. Can i use vaseline/petroleum jelly externally as a moisture barrier without risk to my unborn baby?

No contraindication: If there is no infection, I see no medical contraindication to the use of petrolatum externally. I would discuss this further with your OB/Gyn to make sure you are not missing anything, however. ...Read more

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Is it normal to discharge like whitish mucus while pregnant?

Is it normal to discharge like whitish mucus while pregnant?

Vaginal discharge: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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Is a clear mucus like discharge normal at 8 months pregnant?

Is a clear mucus like discharge normal at 8 months pregnant?

Yes: Most pregnancy women have an increased discharge towards the end of pregnancy. It is normal if it isn't bloody and doesn't itch or have a bad odor. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What does your viginal discharge look like when falling pregnant?

Varies: Vaginal discharge will change throughout the menstrual cycle and can be a normal sign of the hormonal changes of pregnancy. On the other hand, vaginal odor can be a sign of bacterial vaginosis. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. It is a good idea to get checked out. ...Read more

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I have this white lotion like discharge is that a sign i'm pregnant?

I have this white lotion like discharge is that a sign i'm pregnant?

Check a test : If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. Vaginal discharge is not a reliable sign of pregnancy. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my discharge is mucus like? I'm 6 months pregnant.

What does it mean if my discharge is mucus like? I'm 6 months pregnant.

If : If you have had any change in discharge in your mucus at this stage of pregnancy, you need to be evaluated by your gynecologist. It may just be normal for you, but it could also represent a mucus plug, which can come out during pregnancy. Please call your gynecologist for evaluation. If you have cramping, contractions, bleeding or pain then you must be seen as an emergency. ...Read more

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Im losing discharge like snotty and like my plug when i was pregnant, any clues?

Not normal: See your gyn, u may have a vaginal , or cervical infection, or an endometrial problem, your gyn should be able to diagnose the problem after a proper workup. ...Read more

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5wks pregnant no pain no blood. Small amount clear snot like discharge. Is it normal?

5wks pregnant no pain no blood. Small amount clear snot like discharge. Is it normal?

Yes: It sounds like you're having some cervical mucus change which you can see with hormone fluctuations in pregnancy. This generally is something not to be concerned about. ...Read more

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I'm 9 weeks and 4 days pregnant. I just noticed a peachy orange colored discharge. Is this normal?

I'm 9 weeks and 4 days pregnant.  I just noticed a peachy orange colored discharge. Is this normal?

Get checked out: Orange discharge usually means there is a small amount of blood mixing in with discharge. Since you are pregnant it is good idea to have your obgyn do an exam to make sure all is normal ...Read more

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I am 9 days late and today discovered light pink discharge. Could i be pregnant? 3 tests came out negative.

Yes: Any woman who thinks she may be pregnant or is sexually active can be pregnant- call your physician to get a serum pregnancy test done. ...Read more

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Once when I wiped there was a slimy like gooey discharge with blood what does that mean could I be pregnant?

Once when I wiped there was a slimy like gooey discharge with blood what does that mean could I be pregnant?

Not necessarily: A gooey discharge with a blood clot is not one of the main symptoms of pregnancy but, if you have been having unprotected intercourse and are worried, you can always check a regnant test to be sure. If it is negative and you are still in doubt, repeat the test in 3-5 days. To know what is causing it requires a much fuller history, an exam, and appropriate testing. Hope this helps. ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more