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I think I lost my mucus plug. It was a yellowish pinkish color of mucus that looked like snot. Is that my plug?

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replied February 20th, 2011
Pregnancy Answer A19847
Hi, and thanks for your medical question on eHealth forum!

If you have an abnormal discharge during pregnancy, then consult your gynecologist immediately. It can be due to simple causes such as cervicitis (infection/inflammation of cervix), vaginitis (infection/inflammation of vagina), or it can also be due to a part of uterine lining sloughing or due to threatened abortion. Sometimes it happens without a cause. Hope this helps. Take care!

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