Mucous. Mucous plugs are somewhat of a misnomer in pregnancy. The cervix does make mucous and mucous does serve as a border between the vagina and the uterus. Mucous, as you can guess, is permeable, so blood and clot can pass through. Some women have a lot of mucous in their cervix, some have very little. Most important is a long cervix, > 3cm, in pregnancy.Talk with your dr if worried about preterm labor.
Bright red bloody mucus with blood clots excreted from tip of uvula after pulling out white stringy plug?
Mucus. It appears that there was a mucus plug impacted on your uvula and irritation/inflammation occurred when it was pulled off. If bleeding and/nonhealing of the uvula persists, consult an otolaryngologist for treatment and in the meantime, bathe the uvula area with cold water which helps.However if brisk bleeding continues head to the hospital emergency room where urgent treatment can be given. Read more...