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Yellowish Discharge 38 Weeks Pregnant
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
Would a D&C be performed if a mother is miscarrying at 37/38 weeks pregnancy? And if so, how soon before the patient is discharged?
At that point, the pregnancy is full term and will be "stillborn." A sad situation and I feel for her.
She will likely have her labor induced and deliver vaginally if possible. The length of stay in the hospital will be similar to one for a regular birth. This assumes the mother doesn't have a complication such as an infection. ...Read more
I'm 38+ weeks pregnant and now from last 2 days I'm having thick yellowish discharge. Is it normal?
Possibly: It's possible that you are passing your mucous plug, and this typically happens within a week or so before labor. If this is not your first pregnancy, and seems different to you, I would suggest you contact your OB on call. The most important question is do you still feel fetal movement, are you having contractions, could your water have broken? Best contact your OB or go to hospital for assessment ...Read more
I am 38 weeks pregnant and am having constant yellowish jelly like discharge. It is not smelly and is not causing any itch. Should I be concerned?
38 weeks pregnant last Friday I had the bloody show and I haven't stopped losing this yellowish-green discharge now the discharge is clear normal?
Call your OB MD: This is something that needs examination by your treating OB MD, so give them a call. ...Read more
Mucous plug: Some time before delivery, the mucous plug in the cervix is expelled. I suggest you inform your OB. Have you been nesting? ...Read more
Discharge: Probably nothing, assuming you have not broken your water, the discharge doesn't smell bad, and isn't irritating. ...Read more
I am 38 weeks pregnant and having a yellow liquidy discharge. It has been frequent for the last day. And it seems to be getting worse.
I'm almost 38 weeks pregnant and I have like a bright yellow almost green discharge. It does not smell or itch but is that a bad sign?
Could be GC/Chlamydi: I would hope this is some form of vaginitis in combination with your mucus plug as your cervix prepares for labor, but would not count on normalcy. Talk to your obstetrician or midwife to get cervical cultures and exclude a more serious cervical infection with gonorrhea or chlamydia. Best of luck! ...Read more
Can the mucus plug be a green/yellow color? 38 weeks pregnant and having a colored, thick discharge?
Mucous: Think of mucous from your cervix just like mucous from you nose or from coughing. Mucous comes in a variety of colors, quantities and consistencies. ...Read more
I am 38 weeks pregnant and have a lot of mucus clear sometimes a little yellow discharge and it's itchy and burns a little bit is this normal?
Pregnancy problem: Although it doesn't sound particularly serious, the itchy and burning aspect may indicate some sort of infection. See your ob/gyn. ...Read more
Is very light pale yellow vaginal discharge normal? I'm 38 weeks pregnant and have very little pale yellow/white discharge. No foul odor, no itch.
So common: It's very very common to have increased discharge from the vagina toward the end of pregnancy. When I was pregnant, even though I was an ob/gyn myself, I was super surprised how much additional discharge there was. So long as you say, no itch, foul smell, then you're okay. I sometimes would wear a light panty liner, in this way you can see it, and try to ascertain... Discharge v. Water break. :-). ...Read more
I'm 38 weeks almost 39 pregnant. And I'm 1 CM dilated & 40%. Thick yellow discharge and leaking clear fluid in one position. Tested not amniotic. Norm?
Could be: You'll have to see your doctor or be evaluated on labor and delivery. You may simply be passing your mucous plug. They will need to make sure you did not break your water ...Read more
I am 38 weeks pregnant and having a yellow mucus discharge every time I go to bathroom and leaking on pad also bad cramps. Is everything ok?
No - see your ob!: I would recommend prompt evaluation by your obstetrician to assure that your water is not broken! If it is, you need to be delivered asap. Best of luck! ...Read more
Not relevant: When we are checking blood counts during pregnancy, assuming that the basic counts related to hemoglobin, hematocrit and platelets are normal for pregnancy, then we really do not spend too much time looking at these individual parameters related to red blood cells. If there is a more specific problem being asked, please ask! ...Read more
Clear water drops and one time small fresh blood spot period like cramping is it labor or something else at 38 weeks pregnancy?
Obgyn evaluation: You will need to contact your Obgyn to arrange an evaluation. Since you are near term you will need to make sure you did not break your water. You could just be dilating and passing your mucous plug. An evaluation will be needed to determine what is going on. ...Read more
Am in my 38 weeks pregnancy and 4 days. My blood pressure was in the noon 149/68 and heart rate 114 is it nessicary to go to hospital and be paranoid.
Mucous plug: It could be release of your mucous plug, or it could be signs of something else, including an infection, which would not be so good at this point in pregnancy. You need to bring it up with your OB at your next visit - they can just look and see if it is just your normal mucous plug or if it looks like something else. ...Read more
Please call your OB: At this point in your pregnancy all? S like this should be directed to your OB anytime of the day or night or weekend, that is most likely some mucus from your cervix but if there is any? About rupture of membranes you need to be checked by your OB or at the labor room and your OB should have gone over a list of things to look out for at this stage. ...Read more
Nothing: Mucus, in and of itself, isn't a concern at 38 weeks. Reasons for concern are baby not moving as much or at all. Any vaginal bleeding, painful contractions, or the sensation your water may have broken. If any of these latter concerns occur go to labor and delivery right away. Passing some mucus however is not a cause for concern. ...Read more
38 weeks pregnant occasional extreme hot flushes during the night, normal? & significant increase of discharge, normal?
Make sure your water: Didn't Break. Consult your gyn. In the meantime check your temperature. ...Read more
I'm 38 weeks pregnant, and for the past 2 days I have been having a foul oder, milky foam looking discharge. What could this be?
May be infection: Please contact your obstetrician for advice. If you do not have one, go to a hospital emergency room for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
I have had discharge my whole pregnancy but the last week it has stopped completely. I am very dry now is this normal? 38 weeks pregnant
I'm 38 weeks and three days into my pregnancy and having white discharge, enough to have to make me change panties. What is this? Is this a problem?
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
I'm almost 38 weeks pregnant and have bloody discharge, I had a cervical exam yesterday morning and I'm curious to know if I should go get checked out?
YES: An exam will sometime cause a bloody discharge. You might be dilating. Any bleeding at this stage in pregnacy needs to be checked. Getting checked is never a bad thing. ...Read more
No: Always consider the possibility of ruptured membranes. See your doctor. ...Read more
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
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