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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
44 years experience Urology
No: Normal vaginal ph is 4.0-4.5 (acidic) whereas amniotic fluid ph is more alkaline with a neutral ph 7.0-7.5. A yeast infection typically does not alter ... Read More
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Low ph : Yeast has a very low ph. Bacterial vaginosis can cause a false positive amniotic fluid test because it has a high ph.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
40 years experience Gynecology
See you doctor: if you think you are leaking amniotic fluid, you should call your doctor
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Scotchie
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fluid leakage: If you have liquid discharge, you should notify your physician. Most women's water doesn't break until labor starts, however, sometimes the amniotic b ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Scarantino
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It can be difficult: Being able to tell if you "broke your water" can, at times, be difficult to ascertain. Any question that you may have an amniotic leak should immediat ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erin Alward
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Watch and wait: I am assuming that you are talking about a fluid leak after a procedure like an amniocentesis. If so, most doctors will discuss bedrest and watching f ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Montoya
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Test fluid: Have the fluid tested.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
We need a little: More information. How far along r u? If over 23 weeks, if u think your water bag broke go in. If prior, still get seen soon but not nec. Tonight. ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many things: If you are worried about this you need to discuss this with your OB doc, various things can cause fluid to leak, and i assume early because if you sta ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Austin
15 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your doc: The way to tell if you are leaking amniotic fluid is to see your doc. We have a couple of tests that we can do. (Amnisure swab, speculum exam testing) ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Thin water type flu: Fluid that will just keep coming out, will not stop, usually thin and clear, can sometimes be greenish if baby had a meconium bm in utero but if you ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
A hole: The bag of water is held together by amniotic membranes that have less integrity than an overfilled water balloon. Sometimes, they develop a "hole" an ... Read More
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