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Lost Mucus Plug at 13 weeks?
An_217030 posted:
Today, I had some stringy discharge, then a few minutes later, I went to the bathroom and had this huge gel like chunk of discharge. Is this my mucus plug? I am soo worried.
amb_519 responded:
You need to go in. I'd say you'd probably should go to the ER --it could have been your mucous plug and you should be checked out just to be on the safe side. Since most places are closed monday, you won't be able to schedule an appointment with your OB until Tuesday at the very earliest....and that's pushing it. I'd be driving to the ER if I were in your shoes. Hope it's nothing to worry about, good luck!
dino44 responded:
It's possible to lose your mucus plug several times throughout your pregnancy. It's constantly regenerating itself. I learned that from my doctor while pregnant with DD. However, it's not "common". Do you have a nurse line you can call or an emergency number you can get advice from just to be on the safe side? If not, and if you don't want to go to the ER, I would just take it easy and pay extra attention for any changes in your body. I hope everything turns out okay for you.
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JKirk19 responded:
Lurking from 3rd. Tri.

I had the same thing happen to me. No you DO NOT need to rush to the ER or the doctor in a panic. I lost my mucus plug at 24 weeks and of course PANICKED!!! i immediately called my OB and she was very reassuring. Many women lose there mucus plug very early on, and a mucus plug actually grows back in time if you lose it so early. My OB said as long as it was not extremely bloody and i was not having contractions, there is nothing to worry about. I would call your doctor just to inform them you have lost it because they like to be informed of anything "abnormal" in your pregnancy! Good luck, hope i helped :)

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