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Kerry, Nurse (RN)
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Im pregnant with my second child, and this pregnancy is

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Im pregnant with my second child, and this pregnancy is totally different from my first one. Im 37 wks pregnant and Ive been passing this thick clots for about a week now, that suddenly went away. Would this be my muccus plug?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Kerry replied 8 years ago.


Are you speaking of thick blood clots? Or mucus?


Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Expert:  Kerry replied 8 years ago.


Usually the mucus plug is one episode of mucus. So it is possible it was in with the other mucus you've been having. If the mucus is odorous or an odd color, or is causing you pain or itching, you may have a yeast infection. In either case, I would try to get in to be checked by the doctor tomorrow to help alleviate your nervousness. I'm sure that baby will be on its way in no time!



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Customer: replied 8 years ago.

It was so much and it was like a yellowish color thats what was making me worry. Its been almost 7 yrs since the birth of my first child, and im totally rusty on what going into labor feels like or what i should expect.

Expert:  Kerry replied 8 years ago.
lt;p>Hello</p><p>As long as you are not having other symptoms, this is probably perfectly normal. I would go ahead and get it checked out though just to be on the safe side.</p><p> </p><p><a href="">Click here</a> for an excellent article to refresh your memory on how to tell if you are in labor, and what to expect. Please feel free to ask me more questions after you review the article.</p><p> </p><p>Kerry</p><p> </p>