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Doctor insights on: Leaking Amniotic Fluid Symptoms Third Trimester

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Is it normal to have clear fluid leaking from my vagina in the third trimester?

Is it normal to have clear fluid leaking from my vagina in the third trimester?

Yes: There is more discharge as the pregnancy progresses and many women find they are more comfortable wearing a panty shield for the last few months. If you think you could have broken your water, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Male fetus ultrasound (35w 4d) which showed an enlarged fetal bladder. Normal amniotic fluid and kidneys. Is this typical in third trimester?

Male fetus ultrasound (35w 4d) which showed an enlarged fetal bladder. Normal amniotic fluid and kidneys. Is this typical in third trimester?

Specific case: This is a very specific case that requires a doctor to evaluate the exact findings of the sonogram to determine if it is normal or not. You will need to seek clarification from your doctor regarding the term “enlarged bladder” to determine if further testing, follow up sonograms or a referral to a perinatologist is indicated. ...Read more

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In my third trimester just started my seventh month three weeks ago and now I'm leaking a grayish white mucous and I'm wondering what it means?

In my third trimester just started my seventh month three weeks ago and now I'm leaking a grayish white mucous and I'm wondering what it means?

Get it checked: An increased discharge in the third trimester may be normal but it can also be a sign of an infection or ruptured membranes. Its best to have it checked out by your OB.

As your pregnancy progresses and the uterus enlarges, blood flow to the mucus membranes of the vagina and cervix increase causing more discharge. ...Read more

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Third trimester, third baby, leaking colostrum, is it ok to pump?

Third trimester, third baby, leaking colostrum, is it ok to pump?

No: Actually stimulating the breast by pumping might cause you to start having uterine contractions. ...Read more

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What does dilated fetal kidneys with normal amniotic fluid mean for a second trimester fetus?

What does dilated fetal kidneys with normal amniotic fluid mean for a second trimester fetus?

No big deal.: Detecting renal problems by fetal ultrasound is very accurate and efficient because it can prevent serious complications postnatally. Fetal renal pyelectasis or even hydronephrosis is nothing to worry about, provided the amniotic fluid is monitored and remains normal. The neonatology team should be notified at birth to institute appropriate follow-up for the newborn; monthly ultrasounds are needed. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I are leaking amniotic fluid?

See you doctor: If you think you are leaking amniotic fluid, you should call your doctor ...Read more

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How will I know if I have an amniotic fluid leak?

How will I know if I have an amniotic fluid leak?

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 immediately be brought to your ob's attention. Nevertheless, some signs may be a constant trickle of fluid or wetness. ...Read more

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What will happen if I get an amniotic fluid leak?

Hospital admission: If you are talking about water breaking between 24-34 weeks and no labor, you would be admitted to the hospital on bedrest. Steroid injections would be given to help mature the baby's lungs. Antibiotics may be given to reduce the risk of infection in the uterus. The baby would be monitored for heart rate problems and growth problems. ...Read more

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What causes amniotic fluid to leak and what should someone do to prevent that.?

What causes amniotic fluid to leak and what should someone do to prevent that.?

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 start leaking fluid at 35 weeks or more the txment is to be delivered, premature labor, incompetent cervix, infection are some of teh things that can cause prom. ...Read more

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How soon will symptoms of listeria appear? I ate some recalled cheese and within 12 hours was nauseated. I am currently in my third trimester.

How soon will symptoms of listeria appear? I ate some recalled cheese and within 12 hours was nauseated. I am currently in my third trimester.

Listeria: The incubation period for Listeria gastroenteritis is substantially shorter than other gastrointestinal illnesses, mean incubation period is 24 hours (range 6 hours to 10 days). Common symptoms include fever, watery diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, headache, and pains in joints and muscles. You should see you doctor if you have above symptoms and have blood and stool cultures performed ...Read more

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I'm 36 weeks and my panties get wet enough to leak through but not enough to fill a panty liner. How do I know if this is amniotic fluid? No scent.

I'm 36 weeks and my panties get wet enough to leak through but not enough to fill a panty liner. How do I know if this is amniotic fluid? No scent.

Get checked: If you are unsure and think that you may have ruptured your membranes then it is very important to be promptly evaluated by a medical professional. ...Read more

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What does leaking amniotic fluid look like?

What does leaking amniotic fluid look like?

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 are concerned u may be leaking please call your OB right now, because if I was your doc I would send u to l&d if there was any concern about leaking af. ...Read more

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How to tell if I am leaking amniotic fluid?

How to tell if I am leaking amniotic fluid?

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) Don't wait to go in because it increases risks of infection or preterm issues if you are leaking and do not see your doc. ...Read more

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What causes amniotic fluid to leak at 27 week?

What causes amniotic fluid to leak at 27 week?

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" and leak and re-seal, and sometimes they don't. Either way you need to tell your OB MD of this development as fetus' can get infected and die if the membranes are truly compromised. ...Read more

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How to tell if you are leaking amniotic fluid?

How to tell if you are leaking amniotic fluid?

Amniotic fluid: That is done with a test by your healthcare worker. ...Read more

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What are the odds of leaking amniotic fluid at 16weeks?

What are the odds of leaking amniotic fluid at 16weeks?

Rare, but possible.: PPROM is rare before 20 weeks, but not unheard of; please see your obstetrician ASAP if you think that you are leaking amniotic fluid vaginally, as this may be a life-threatening complication of pregnancy (both for the embryo and the mother). ...Read more

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Do I need medical attention if I think my amniotic fluid is leaking?

Do I need medical attention if I think my amniotic fluid is leaking?

Yes: The bag of waters can leak amniotic fluid even early in pregnancy. The fluid is fetal urine so some women think they just wet themselves. It is difficult for a woman to know, but there are tests OB providers do to tell if there was rupture of membranes (rom). Because there can be risks to woman and fetus, medical attention is required whenever liquid comes out her vagina as gush or persistent leak. ...Read more

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Are morning sickness symptoms in the third trimester normal?

Are morning sickness symptoms in the third trimester normal?

Not The Same: Severe nausea & vomiting in your third trimester should be reported to your ob. Early in pregnancy, morning sickness is attributed to the quickly rising hormone levels. This is not the case in your last trimester. Your doc should evaluate you for a possible bowel infection, liver disease, preeclampsia, among other common pregnancy complaints. Call your doc & take care. ...Read more