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Doctor insights on: What Does Mucus Look Like When Pregnant

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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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Can u be pregnant with no increase of cervical mucous?

Can I be pregnant?: Yes. Of course. Following the cervical mucous is not in any way a reliable or accurate way to monitor for early pregnancy. ...Read more

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Just wiped a blob from undies felt like mucous was clear, i am 11 weeks pregnant is this normal?

Just wiped a blob from undies felt like mucous was clear, i am 11 weeks pregnant is this normal?

Probably: Cervical and vaginal mucus changes and increases during pregnancy, and can result is some mucus appearing on undies. This is most likely normal for you. Follow up with your obstetrician for routine prenatal care to make sure everything is healthy. ...Read more

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What week does the mucous plug form in pregnancy!?

What week does the mucous plug form in pregnancy!?

Mucous : Your cervix makes mucous your whole life. During pregnancy the amount of mucus production increases. Towards the end of pregnancy there's quite a lot. As you start to dilate it slowly starts to come out. Think of the mucus present in your nose. Your cervix works the same way. It's less exciting when you think about it that way. ...Read more

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Im 34/weeks pregnant just lost my mucous pulling is this ok?

Im 34/weeks pregnant just lost my mucous pulling is this ok?

Call MD: Please call your obstetrician, you are considered preterm, labor might be imminent. The baby's lung might not be mature yet. ...Read more

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I am four months pregnant and i was wondering if i could take musonex? They said that i could risk thinning my mucous plug and losing my baby.

I am four months pregnant and i was wondering if i could take musonex? They said that i could risk thinning my mucous plug and losing my baby.

Sure - go ahead.: Based on the limited data, an increased risk of adverse birth outcomes has not been observed following maternal use of Guaifenesin in pregnancy. Alcohol may be present in some liquid formulations of guaifenesin. If consumed in sufficient quantities during pregnancy, fetal alcohol syndrome may result. Guaifenesin has been investigated as an agent to improve cervical mucus and improve fertility. ...Read more

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Bloody mucous at 28 weeks pregnant? Should i go to the hospital?

Not an emergency: Unless you are having other symptoms (e.g., contracting, loosing fluid, ongoing bleeding), a woman can loose her mucous plug at any time in her third trimester and it can regenerate. It is not an emergency. You can consult your ob/gyn during business hours. ...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