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A 20-year-old female asked:

32w preg. leaking watery discharge looks like mucus, not a lot or little, told ruptured membrane but baby is still moving should i still be alarmed?

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Dr. Jennifer Mcdonald
Gynecology 22 years experience
See your doctor: If your membranes are ruptured at 32 weeks this could be serious and you need to be evaluated and in the hospital.
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Leaking is bad: The fetal membranes are an important protection for baby.If you are leaking amniotic fluid germs from your genital tract can enter the sac and trigger an infection that can kill baby.This can happen in under 18 hours.At the very least, you should go in and make sure this is not leaking pee but real fluid.If so they will likely admit you & watch closely with premi delivery for any sign of infection

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