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Doctors started counting my 40 weeks pregnancy aug 3rd 2014, what possible sex led up to getting pregnant? Had intercourse July 31st and aug 16th 2014

Doctors started counting my 40 weeks pregnancy aug 3rd 2014, what possible sex led up to getting pregnant? Had intercourse July 31st and aug 16th 2014

Counting the weeks: Conception time is estimated as 2 weeks after the "start of the pregnancy" when doctors are counting the weeks. All dates are only estimates. If a pregnancy is counted starting from August 3rd, conception is about 2 weeks later in mid-August. ...Read more

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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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When I go pee and wipe I see a clear mucus looking discharge. 40 weeks pregnant.

When I go pee and wipe I see a clear mucus looking discharge. 40 weeks pregnant.

Talk to your OB: It could be one of the signs of impending labor, talk to your OB. ...Read more

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What is the brown discharge when 40 weeks pregnant?

What is the brown discharge when 40 weeks pregnant?

That can be: Deoxygenated blood. Please let your obstetrician know asap. Do you have any other signs that labor may be imminent? I would probably see your obstetrician now or get checked at the emergency room. ...Read more

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I'm 40 weeks pregnant and have a white discharge. What does that mean?

I'm 40 weeks pregnant and have a white discharge. What does that mean?

Probably form increa: Increased mucus but u must make sure your water is not leaking so please call your OB now and if u were my pt I would be inducing u tomorrow, since ideal time for the baby to deliver is 39-40 weeks and when I induce it is effective, safe, gets u into labor and has prevented many csections before the baby grew too big or got fetal distress or meconium fluid from going past your due date. ...Read more

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I'm 40 weeks pregnant, yesterday my dr checked me and said I'm 3cm. Since then I've been having a brownish discharge when I go to the bathroom. Normal?

Yes: That is called a bloody show and its due to the trauma of the exam and sometimes due to contractions against the cervix. Just make sure the baby is moving well. In any case, when worried call ur md. ...Read more

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I'm 40 weeks pregnant and I wiped myself and got a stringy snot like discharge could this be my mucus plug?

I'm 40 weeks pregnant and I wiped myself and got a stringy snot like discharge could this be my mucus plug?

Likely: Mucus plug is a thick clump of mucus. It comes out any time near the end of pregnancy. Some women notice it, others don't. Labor may come soon but passing the mucus plug is not a sign of labor. ...Read more

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Hi I'm 40 weeks pregnant and I'm unsure if I have lost my mucus plug or not I have the normal discharge that women get when there pregnant? Help :/

Hi I'm 40 weeks pregnant and I'm unsure if I have lost my mucus plug or not I have the normal discharge that women get when there pregnant? Help :/

Ask you doc: This far along it is important to notify your doctor of any changes that you find concerning. The only way to answer this question is by examination. ...Read more

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I'm 40 weeks pregnant and had a light pink discharge when I wipe.... Light cramps aswell.... Help! (had sex a few hours ago)?

I'm 40 weeks pregnant and had a light pink discharge when I wipe.... Light cramps aswell.... Help! (had sex a few hours ago)?

Call your OB: Prob from the sex but your OB can do an exam and us to make sure u are not trying to mc and no further intercourse at this point. ...Read more

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Can nipple stimulating at 40 weeks 5 days pregnant and having alot of mucus discharge help start contractions?

Can nipple stimulating at 40 weeks 5 days pregnant and having alot of mucus discharge help start contractions?

Yes: Nipple stimulation can cause release of hormones called Pitocin (oxytocin) that can cause contractions.
If you are not in labor by 41 weeks, talk to your OB and prepare a delivery plan optimal for your needs.
Best of luck!! ...Read more

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I am 40 weeks pregnant & for 2 days I been having clear white watery discharge with cramps does that mean my water broke?

I am 40 weeks pregnant & for 2 days I been having clear white watery discharge with cramps does that mean my water broke?

Possibly: Two things could be happening. It is possible that you have a small leak at this point or that your are experiencing an increase in clear discharge the closer you come to delivering. I would recommend seeing your OBGYN in order to do a test (Fern Test) to check if amniotic fluid is leaking. ...Read more

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I'm 40 weeks and 4 days pregnant with llower back pain that feels like menstural cramps every 6 minutes or so and brown discharge. Is this pre labor?

I'm 40 weeks and 4 days pregnant with llower back pain that feels like menstural cramps every 6 minutes or so and brown discharge. Is this pre labor?

Hopefully: If your dates are correct, hopefully you are moving into labor. The longer you go past 40 weeks, riks start to increase. I would certainly go in to be monitored. Good luck. ...Read more

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40 weeks pregnant with watery like discharge but not enough to soak your panties or run down your legs what is it?

40 weeks pregnant with watery like discharge but not enough to soak your panties or run down your legs what is it?

Water breaking?: This symptom should be evaluated as soon as possible. Please call your OB clinician now. ...Read more

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32 weeks pregnant have whitish/yellowish wet discharge what could this be?

32 weeks pregnant have whitish/yellowish wet discharge what could this be?

See your doctor: It's difficult to tell unless you get a pelvic examination. Your doctor can test you for a yeast infection, bacterial vaginosis, or an std. Also, sometimes vaginal discharge can be normal in pregnancy. But why wonder? It's safer to go ahead and get checked out by your obgyn. Good luck! ...Read more

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I check for pregnancy it came negative bt periods due for 54 days. Always feel wet. .. white discharge is dere... m I pregnant?

I check for pregnancy it came negative bt periods due for 54 days. Always feel wet. .. white discharge is dere... m I pregnant?

Check again: Check pregnancy test again. If not positive now, then I would see gyn and check for other reasons you have increased discharge. ...Read more

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I have clear sticky discharge and my underwear are allways wet like IV weed myselfis this normal im 38 weeks pregnant its been goin on for some time?

I have clear sticky discharge and my underwear are allways wet like IV weed myselfis this normal im 38 weeks pregnant its been goin on for some time?

Get checked: You will need to be examined to figure it out. Towards the end of pregnancy many women leak urine. You mucous plug also comes out. Yeast and bacterial vaginosis can occur. Most important though is to make sure you have not broken you water. You doctor will check you to evaluate. ...Read more

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I'm 35so weeks pregnant the past 2 days I have been having a runny yellowish white discharge with no burning or itching just a lot of discharge. Is this normal?

I'm 35so weeks pregnant the past 2 days I have been having a runny yellowish white discharge with no burning or itching just a lot of discharge. Is this normal?

Needs evaluation: There are several possibilities and your doctor will want to investigate. They will want to make sure you did not break you water. They will want to see if you are dilating and losing your mucous plug. They will want to test for infection. At 35 weeks you are still preterm. It is important to get this checked out. ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant if my boyfriend pre-ejaculated on my panties? I was really wet. I also have recently vaginal discharge. I'm afraid.

Not likely: It takes good amount of semen delivered in the Vagina before you can become pregnant. So relax and do not be afraid. Think positive. ...Read more

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38 +3 weeks pregnant, I've noticed a cloudy white discharge and my undies are sometimes wet like I've wet myself but there is no smell. What is this?

38 +3 weeks pregnant, I've noticed a cloudy white discharge and my undies are sometimes wet like I've wet myself but there is no smell. What is this?

It's s norm. Process: As you are progressing towards the pregnancy towards, it is a normal preparation, espcially the preparation of lower part of the uterus - the cervix -its openings called internal os and etenal os. With the descent of foetus head/any other part like breech, there is stretch on the lower part of uterus and whatever the slimy mucus secreted by the cervix come out. But when amnion breaks fluid is more. ...Read more

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I woke up the day after dry humping with some discharge in my panties, can I be pregnant? My panties were a little wet and his boxers were a litle wet

I woke up the day after dry humping with some discharge in my panties, can I be pregnant? My panties were a little wet and his boxers were a litle wet

Pregnant?: It would be unlikely to get pregnant from this kind of sexual contact. If you are worried about being pregnant, pick up a home urine pregnancy test at your local pharmacy or supermarket. They are cheap and very accurate, and you will know for sure quickly. Most home tests will be positive on the fist day of your missed period. ...Read more

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White Thick clumpy wet discharge, cramping. Diarea and some back pain? Is it pregnancy syptom

White Thick clumpy wet discharge, cramping. Diarea and some back pain? Is it pregnancy syptom

Could be...: Pregnancy symptoms can be very non specific, like the ones you have just described. The only way to definitely find out is getting a pregnancy test. You may have one done yourself from the tests available over the counter and get a quick answer. If negative follow up with a gynecologist or your primary care provider. ...Read more

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Stretchy brown boogery and stringy discharge and not pregnant? Its thick and wet at the same time and no STDs

Here are some. ..: Have the degree & feature of vaginal discharge been the same, or varied along the course of period cycles or during sexual arousal? Have you been physically bothered during coitus or on daily basis? If none, you may leave such alone; if bothering, see gyn-doc timely for confirmation and care as needed. ...Read more

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I noticed my discharge is white and runny, does this mean I am ovulating or pregnant?

I noticed my discharge is white and runny, does this mean I am ovulating or pregnant?

Maybe either: Maybe neither one. A pregnancy test will answer part of teh question. ...Read more

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Do fibroid usually appear in who delay pregnancy rather than who have kids early? I'm 28 no kids yet have a 5cm submucous have a wet discharge at time

Do fibroid usually appear in who delay pregnancy rather than who have kids early? I'm 28 no kids yet have a 5cm submucous have a wet discharge at time

Yes: Yes, pregnancy appear to have some protective effect on the development of fibroids. It is thought that the remodeling of the uterus after childbirth resorbs them. ...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