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question about mucous plug/related

This is a rather graphic post, so read at your discretion.  I'd rather not put this on public information but I am kinda freaking out and just looking for anyone who may know..

I had an appointment about two weeks ago almost, and I was given antibiotics for BV, which I've had about 3 times prior, no biggie really... The antibiotics usually give me another infection of a different sort....  But just now I went to the bathroom and there was this sort of mucous in my underwear.  It was a very much like... gel I guess.  If balled up probably a centimeter in diameter, it was very sticky and stretchy..... very strange substance which I have never seen before! even with a yeast infection.... it had no smell to it what-so-ever, and I checked my cervix after and it feels almost kind of open and soft.  I'm 18 weeks along in two days, and I'm freaking out over the only thing I can imagine "Could it be a mucous plug??" I feel no cramps or anything, absolutely no blood...  so, what is this about? Should I be freaking out ? Any similar experience??
And I really apologize for giving such.... detailed information, but I just need to know from those who have lost a mucous plug before and remember, or someone who has had something like this happen to them and be fine...
I'm kinda freaking out. I'd ask the OB but I could hardly imagine myself explaining something like this out-loud and in person.  :(  I have our ultrasound Friday.. but 2 days is a long time when something totally weird happens....
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and it was mostly white/clear, like the inside of an egg white, but a bit thicker in consistency.

any input..??
1806883 tn?1458324604
It does sound abit like the very start of your muccus plug,as long as you dont start having contractions or anymore you should be fine, but I would def mention it to your ob as it is important that they know whats going on as you may be at risk of going into preterm labour
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It's not your mucous plug. there would be blood. There is all kinds of different stuff coming out of  there when your prego. I'd mention it at the ob  visit though.
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Okay.. I should, I know.  I will try to bring myself to do it. lol...
I'm scared though..  
And I feel fine and normal, so much that I was shocked to see this.... I wasn't doing anything abnormal.
1806883 tn?1458324604
when your plug comes out from up higher in your cervix, thats when its blood tinged, when its from close to the opening its not
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I don't know about most people, and I know they say every pregnancy is different, but with my son, the mucous plug was huge and VERY bloody. I was freaking out when I saw it. Blood usually doesn't make me queasy, but the sight of this huge thing (almost the size of a baseball) that was bloody and squishy almost did me in. I called the ob immediately and within an hour I had begun labor.
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