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Maybe you could help with my question. I am 39 weeks pregnant and having watery discharge every so often that soaks my underwear. It also has a little?

Maybe you could help with my question. I am 39 weeks pregnant and having watery discharge every so often that soaks my underwear. It also has a little?

Break water?: It sounds like you may have broken your bag of water. Given this description of symptoms you need to go to the hospital Labor and delivery and be evaluated for this. You may just be seeing discharge or your mucous plug. You say that it soaks your underwear which sounds more like you ruptured your membranes. Head to L and D now. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What is the cause of swollen feet in 39 weeks pregnancy?

What is the cause of swollen feet in 39 weeks pregnancy?

Like any mass...: The baby is a mass growing in your pelvic region, and it causes pressure on some of the blood vessels obstructing the blood flow from your legs back to your heart, thus causing your legs accumulate fluid. Although it largely improves after the pregnancy is over, it may lead to the formation of the varicose veins and some leg swelling to remain in the future. ...Read more

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Causes of severe headche during 39 weeks pregnancy?

Causes of severe headche during 39 weeks pregnancy?

PLEASE CALL YOUR OB: Now! As you need immediate evaluation to make sure u do not have pre- eclampsia as u will need to be put on meds and get delivered if u do, and even if u do not have that, u need evaluation of the headache so if I was your OB I would send you straight to the labor room now for evaluation and to check the baby., so please call your OB now. ...Read more

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Is povindone iodine vaginal pessaries safe to use at 39 weeks pregnancy. What are the side effects to fetus and any alternative for it.?

Is povindone iodine vaginal pessaries safe to use at 39 weeks pregnancy. What are the side effects to fetus and any alternative for it.?

No.: Betadine should be avoided in pregnancy because it can affect the maternal and fetal thyroid glands and cause complications from that. Do not use betadine pessaries in pregnancy! ...Read more

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Pink discharge at 39 weeks pregnant what does this mean?

Many possibilities: Usually light bleeding late in pregnancy is due to cervical dilation (labor progress). It could also be due to a recent vaginal exam at your doctor's office, or recent sexual activity. If you are contracting regularly call your doctor.
Make sure your baby is moving like normal as well. ...Read more

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Should I be worried about white discharge at 39 weeks pregnant?

Probably normal: White discharge at 39 weeks pregnant probably just means your cervix is getting ready for labor. If the discharge is uncomfortable, burning, or itchy, or if it is clear indicating your water may have broken, you should see your doctor right away. Good luck! ...Read more

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39 weeks pregnant loosing clear water, discharge with tightenings and pains?

39 weeks pregnant loosing clear water, discharge with tightenings and pains?

Ruptured membranes: Your "bag of waters" may be leaking. This usually triggers labor, but simple testing can determine if that's what's going on. Get checked by your OB asap. Good luck with the delivery! ...Read more

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I am 39 weeks and having watery discharge every so often that soaks my underwear. It also has a little bit of white thick discharge in with it. Is this normal? Or could it be my water leaking?

I am 39 weeks and having watery discharge every so often that soaks my underwear. It also has a little bit of white thick discharge in with it. Is this normal? Or could it be my water leaking?

Water Leak vs. Urine: Hello Nicole,
There are several possible reasons as to why you may be experiencing an intermittent watery discharge. While this MAY be due to a leak, from your 'bag of water', it may also be due to your bladder being compressed (by your Uterus). It is very important to distinguish between the two possibilities, because prolonged leaking of your bag of waters is dangerous. Please contact your Dr. ...Read more

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39 weeks and 5days pregnant and I started seeing colorless discharge like am horny what does this mean?

39 weeks and 5days pregnant and I started seeing colorless discharge like am horny what does this mean?

Mucous plug?: This might be your mucous plug, which comes out as you are approaching labor. It is nothing to worry about- see http://www. Justmommies. Com/articles/mucous-plug. Shtml
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good luck! ...Read more

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39 weeks pregnant, slight fishy discharge?

39 weeks pregnant, slight fishy discharge?

Bacterial vaginosis?: Its normal for pregnant women to have more discharge, especially near term. But the fishy smell can mean you have bacterial vaginosis. Fortunately this isn't usually a huge problem for the baby. But always best to have it checked out. ...Read more

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I have had a green discharge all day, is that bad? I am 39 weeks pregnant.

I have had a green discharge all day, is that bad? I am 39 weeks pregnant.

Possibly: If your discharge is sinus drainage, ear drainage, or phlegm see your doctor for possible antibiotic treatment. If it is vaginal see your doctor for possible treatment before delivering the baby through the birth canal. ...Read more

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White thick and watery discharge during 39 weeks of pregnancy. What does that mean?

White thick and watery discharge during 39 weeks of pregnancy. What does that mean?

Call your OB MD: Your OB md needs to check you immediately to make sure that your membranes or bag of water has not ruptured. If it is ruptured then infection can set in after 24 hours. ...Read more

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39 weeks pregnant having contrations and viginal discharge?

39 weeks pregnant having contrations and viginal discharge?

Ask Labor ; Delivery: At 39 weeks, having contractions and vaginal "discharge" means it's time to call the labor and delivery nurse, and/or the obstetrician, to see if it is time to head to the hospital. The doctor or nurse will want to know how many minutes apart the contractions are, whether or not they are coming closer, plus what kind and how much "discharge" is coming from the vagina. ...Read more

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I am 39 weeks pregnant. I lost my mucus plus a few weeks ago. But the past 2 days I've had a lot of mucus discharge almost constantly.?

Most likely normal: Pregnancy increases vaginal discharge. What you are experiencing is most likely normal. If the discharge is watery, it would be a good idea to make sure it is not amniotic fluid. Your doctor can confirm your water has not broken easily in the office. ...Read more

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If 39 weeks pregnant and seeing brown discharge do I go to hospital now?

Yes, that: Would be prudent brown discharge is usually blood that is older. Congratulations! ...Read more

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Should I heading to hospital when brown discharge shown in 39 weeks pregnant?

Yes: At 39 weeks you should make sure that everything is okay. Brown discharge is old blood and bleeding in pregnancy should always be evaluated, especially this late in the pregnancy. Best of luck! ...Read more

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I'm 39 weeks pregnant. Today I have had yellow discharge which has a sweet smell to it. What could it be?

I'm 39 weeks pregnant. Today I have had yellow discharge which has a sweet smell to it. What could it be?

Mucous plug?: It's common towards the very end of pregnancy for the mucous sitting in the cervix protecting the baby to loosen and start coming out. It can be yellowish. It's nothing to worry about and a sign the cervix is getting ready. ...Read more

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I'm 39 weeks pregnant and I've been leaking clear, watery stuff with a little bit of slimmy texture. Is it just watery discharge?

PLEASE CALL YOUR OB: Now! You most likely have rupture of membranes and need to go to the labor room to confirm or not that is what I would tell you if you were my pt. As if you are ruptured then you need Pitocin (oxytocin) to get you into labor and if u are beta strep + u need IV antibiotics started right away, once your water has broke you need to be moving toward getting baby delivered as you do not want to get an infection! ...Read more

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I am 39 weeks 2 days pregnant and from last night I have noticed an increase in vaginal discharge. Is it the mucus or water has broken or normal.

I am 39 weeks 2 days pregnant and from last night I have noticed an increase in vaginal discharge. Is it the mucus or water has broken or normal.

Common experience: Many women experience an increase in vaginal discharge towards the end of a pregnancy. The mucus plug may also feel like more discharge. Generally, the amniotic fluid will feel and look like water. It may have the consistency of urine, but won't smell like urine. When the water breaks in earnest, you won't have much doubt! You'll be sitting in a puddle! Good luck with your delivery. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have brown discharge and some cramping. At 39 weeks pregnant?

Is it normal to have brown discharge and some cramping. At 39 weeks pregnant?

Bloody show?: You may be in labor! congratulations! What you describe could be bloody show, which occurs just before labor starts.

Call your OB and let them know. Best of luck! ...Read more

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39 weeks pregnant bloody discharge and back pain when should I go to labor and delivery?

39 weeks pregnant bloody discharge and back pain when should I go to labor and delivery?

Now is good: You may have mucous show which is normal. However, if you have no fetal movements, or frank bleeding, or severe constant back pain; you should go straight to labor & delivery. It's safer to get checked & ensure a healthy baby, see if labor has started, & see if everything's ok. L & d staff should be happy to reassure you & answer all your questions. ...Read more

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Light brown discharge. I'm 39 weeks pregnant tomorrow. Should I be concerned? I was on my feet all day today and I started to notice it.

Normal: It is normal to start having more mucus discharge as you get closer to term. Your cervix is changing and still creating lots of mucus and so these might be very very early signs that your body will go into labor, but not quite yet. This is nothing to be concerned about unless the discharge has malodor, is watery enough to soak your underwear, or is associated with contractions. ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more