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Mucus (Definition)

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


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I know that with my pregnancies they mucus plug would be thick and that's how this looks but no red in it and it's not stringy that's why I am asking?

Can vary: Mucous plugs can vary in presentation. If you are concerned that there may be a problem in your pregnancy, i suggest speaking with your obstetrician about what you may be experiencing. All the best! ...Read more

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I experienced spotting, cramps and cervical fluid that looks like the mucus plug photos on google.On CD20, not sure when I ovulated, what does it mean?

I experienced spotting, cramps and cervical fluid that looks like the mucus plug photos on google.On CD20, not sure when I ovulated, what does it mean?

Ovulation: Typically ovulation occurs about 14 days before the next menstrual cycle. use your past menstrual history to determine the likely days of ovulation. If you are experiencing abnormal discharge and spotting see and obgyn for testing ...Read more

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Can I be pregnant and not know it. Passed what looks like a mucous plug and now feels like mild contractions. Need help please.

Can I be pregnant and not know it. Passed what looks like a  mucous plug and now feels like mild contractions. Need help please.

Yes: If you have unprotected sex, you can be pregnant. Sometimes, you may not have any symptoms. Often, later in the pregnancy, you may notice your belly getting bigger, absence of periods, fetal movement, contractions. A urine test will help answer your question and a visit to your OB can help you with that. ...Read more

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What does a mucus plug look like?

What does a mucus plug look like?

A glob of mucus: Will be thick not thin could be many differnt colors including blood tinged, mucus plug coming out near your due date is normal, if you are worried about anything then call your OB 24/7 just like my pts can call me and a recent study shows the ideal time to deliver is 39-40 for the baby , so don't go past your due date, i don't let any of my pts go past and they all thank me for it. ...Read more

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39wks i went to the br an when i wiped it looked like i had a little lugi about the size of the tip of my pinky i could that be part if my mucus plug?

39wks i went to the br an when i wiped it looked like i had a little lugi about the size of the tip of my pinky i could that be part if my mucus plug?

Possibly.: Typically the plug looks like opaque mucus and has some blood associated with it. It is a marker of early labor and contractions, so at this advanced gestational age please see your obstetrician to assure that you are not in early labor. Best of luck! ...Read more

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When I use the restroom I see a thick snot-like substance. I think it's my mucus plug. I'm only 20 weeks should I be worried?

See your doctor.: You should be seen and examined to make sure this is not anything abnormal, chances are it's ok but you should be checked. ...Read more