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Dr.. Do mucus plug come around at week from week 5 ?now im week 16 still im getting greenish yellow without smell itching.. No infection also

Dr.. Do mucus plug come around at week from week 5 ?now im week 16 still im getting greenish yellow without smell itching.. No infection also

Not usually: There is some natural changes in the vaginal secretions due to the hormonal changes of pregnancy. The mucous plug comes usually in the late 3rd trimester. I would have your doctor test for infections such as yeast and bacterial vaginosis. They can also determine if what you are seeing is abnormal or simply physiologic ...Read more

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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What is a mucus plug?

What is a mucus plug?

A glob of mucus: A mucus plug is a glob of mucus from the cervix that may be passed hours, days or even weeks before labor occurs. It may be streaked with some blood. Passing the mucus plug when you are nearing your due date is normal and is usually of no concern. ...Read more

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What usualy causes a wpman to lose her mucus plug ?

What usualy causes a wpman to lose her mucus plug ?

Contractions: However, many things are involved, and most contractions can be subtle enough that many women may not feel them. .Also, passing your mucus plug does not "guarantee" labor will follow in the next 12-24 hours. For many women, labor may be up to 1-2 weeks later. ...Read more

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Coughing up mucus plug dangerous?

Coughing up mucus plug dangerous?

No: Its a good thing you coughed up a thickened plug of mucous that would obstruct an airway. If you have asthma make sure you are under control ...Read more

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Lost a mucus plug at 14 wks. Do I have to call?

Are you sure?: How do you know you lost your mucous plug? Or are you having a discharge? Two very different situations requiring different approaches. ...Read more

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I had like a cloudy chunk discharge is this my mucus plug?

Unclear: Why would you have a mucus plug? Are you pregnant. I am sure you can see how impossible it is to provide helpful answers if you provide no information. ...Read more

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Can u loose your mucus plug lil bit at a time i'm 37 weeks?

Yes: The mucus plug isn't always identifiable by either patients or physicians. It is not a reliable sign of labor by any means. So it isn't helpful to focus on the recognition of this to guide you in labor process. ...Read more

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Could this be labor if 3m and 60% and lost mucus plug today with little pain?

Probably not: Labor requires cervical change as a result of regular uterine contractions. Your cervical change doesn't seem to be associated with regular contractions and would not meet the definition of labor. ...Read more

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I'm 15 weeks and don't know weather is safe to lose my mucus plug this early. ?

Call your OB: What you are describing is concerning. It is impossible to give you reassurance without an exam or knowing you medical history. I would suggest calling your OB and informing them today. ...Read more