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what should i do if i am wetting myself and i am not sure if my water is breaking
A 35-year-old member asked:
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
At 36wk must tell OB: Regardless of the gestational age of the fetus, the amniotic sac can leak fluid. It is difficult to distinguish that from urine leaking from the bladd ... Read More
A Verified Doctor answered
See your doctor: You should see your doctor immediately. There are several tests they can do to check to see if the leaking is amniotic fluid.
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Water doesn't stop: If your water breaks, even if it's just leaking, it will continue to drip. If it's really not clear to you, you should go to your doctor's office or ... Read More
A member asked:
19 years experience Family Medicine
By : By the date of this post about a week has gone by. I hope you and baby are well.
I am responding to this question so anyone with a similar situation ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
17 years experience Family Medicine
Absolutely!: If you are pregnant and you are experiencing this symptom, call your OB doctor immediately or head right in to the hospital!
A 18-year-old male asked:
40 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: If you have not already called your obstetrician, please do so as soon as possible. The longer your water is broken before delivery the greater the r ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Infection: It appears that you have a vaginal bacterial infection called bacterial vaginitis (vaginosis). This is easily treatable with antibiotics. See your doc ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Will happen: At 39 weeks you are getting close. There is no way to predict when but you are certainly in good shape to deliver soon.
A 26-year-old female asked:
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: but it can be a gush or a slow leak the slow leaks are prone to infections so see your gyn if you are leaking
A 32-year-old female asked:
16 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not really.: There is really nothing that you can do to increase the likelihood of your water breaking.
Being 38 weeks and not dilated, you probably just need to ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Specializes in Family Medicine
It could be: Yes it could be. Best to have it checked, either at your OB's office or nearest hospital
A 32-year-old female asked:
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Walking may help the onset of labor, but won't help your water break per se. Most women begin to have contractions first, rather than the water break ... Read More
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