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I'm leaking clear fluid out of my vagina. Is this an infection?

I'm leaking clear fluid out of my vagina. Is this an infection?

Maybe not: Clear fluid that doesn't itch or have an odor or color is frequently normal. Vaginal mucus can be very watery at certain times in your menstrual cycle. If there is an unusual amount of it, you should have it checked out. ...Read more

Clear Fluid Leaking From The Vagina (Definition)

Late in pregnancy, as the baby gets larger and pushes on the bladder, it's common to leak a small amount of urine. When your membranes rupture and your water breaks, there is a gush of clear fluid. Sometimes the membranes begin to leak slowly, and there is no gush of fluid, only a small amount of clear fluid at first. Any leaking fluid should be evaluated to make sure it is not leaking amniotic ...Read more


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I have a cut on my leg and it is leaking clear fluid. Does this mean I have an infection?

I have a cut on my leg and it is leaking clear fluid. Does this mean I have an infection?

Have it checked: If there is a cut and drainage involved, you need to have it checked out because left untreated it can lead to an infection. Make sure you keep the cut bandaged and clean until you are seen by a physician. ...Read more

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I had surgery and my sutures are leaking clear fluid. Is this normal?

I had surgery and my sutures are leaking clear fluid. Is this normal?

Depends: Depends on the kind of surgery, where is was, and how much you are leaking. A small clear discharge is likely normal. Do you have a fever? Any redness around the wound? Check with your surgeon. ...Read more

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I am TTC and I took a preg test 3 days ago and got neg... Now I have been leaking clear fluid mainly at night... No color not pee? Is this bad?

I am TTC and I took a preg test 3 days ago and got neg... Now I have been  leaking clear fluid mainly at night... No color not pee? Is this bad?

Here are some ...: Are you trusting your existing gyn-doc? If so, bring what you observed and concerned to her/his attention so the diagnosis and reasonable care could be refined and redirected as correctable as possible. Online chat for your situation at this time is still like a guessing game and may disrupt the continuation of care instead, it could further incite confusion, anxiety, and uncetainty. ...Read more

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I have 5 bug bites on my ankles. But some are leaking clear fluid when I scratch them. What kind of bug bit me?

I have 5 bug bites on my ankles. But some are leaking clear fluid when I scratch them. What kind of bug bit me?

More than one?: It is more likely that is more than one of the same bug, possibly ants that bit you. It is impossible to know with that description. But keep area clean, dry, don't scratch it, and if no improvement see your doctor. ...Read more

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Leaking clear fluid from vagina, should I be concerned?

Leaking clear fluid from vagina, should I be concerned?

Testing: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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Im 40 weeks yesterday i had pink discharge with cintr. Early this morning and for the last 8+ hours I've been leaking clear fluid..

Im 40 weeks yesterday i had pink discharge with cintr. Early this morning and for the last 8+  hours I've been leaking clear fluid..

Call your OB...: ...Or go to labor and delivery now. Since your baby is due and you are leaking fluid it is time to alert your OB doctor so that they can manage your delivery in time to prevent complications and infection for you and/or your baby. Best of luck to you both! ...Read more

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Dr. John Botti
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Amniotic Fluid Infection (Definition)

Intra-amniotic infection (formerly called chorioamnionitis) is infection of the chorion, amnion, amniotic fluid, placenta, or a combination. Infection increases risk of obstetric complications and problems in the fetus and neonate. Symptoms include fever, uterine tenderness, foul-smelling vaginal discharge, and ...Read more


Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more