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Can u leak amniotic fluid at 35 weeks of pregnancy?

Can u leak amniotic fluid at 35 weeks of pregnancy?

Yes, call OB: Call your obstetrician, could be premature rupture of membranes, infection, trauma, other things. ...Read more

Dr. Sheila Smith
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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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Low amniotic fluid at 24 weeks pregnant. Can I be leaking?

Low amniotic fluid at 24 weeks pregnant. Can I be leaking?

Fetal anomaly vs ROM: The most common reason for low amniotic fluid in the second trimester is a fetal anomaly. Most common anomaly involves the renal system. Rupture of membranes causes 30-40% of low fluid in the second trimester. If the fluid level is very low, pregnancy outcome can be poor. ...Read more

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Bleeding during first trimester slightly irregular gestational sac 17mm fluid collection beside gestational sac free fluid in cervix baby hr 167?

Bleeding during first trimester slightly irregular gestational sac 17mm fluid collection beside gestational sac free fluid in cervix baby hr 167?

Threaten miscarriage: You need to wait it out and have another ultrasound in a few days. This is a threatened miscarriage. The fht is good. ...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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34 weeks pregnant. Amniotic fluid index, AFI=26.4. Concern? Will my baby be safe inside?

34 weeks pregnant. Amniotic fluid index, AFI=26.4. Concern? Will my baby be safe inside?

Close monitoring: The fluid levels around the baby fluctuate during pregnancy. If the fluids continue to increase and you have other medical conditions such as diabetes, your OB/GYN may choose to perform procedures to reduce the fluid as needed. Fluid level of 26 is just above the normal cusp of normal (25) and a repeat ultrasound will help. ...Read more

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Low amniotic fluid at 39 weeks. Should they deliver?

Low amniotic fluid at 39 weeks. Should they deliver?

Probably: If your afi is < 5, yes. If it's borderline, between 5-8, it should be strongly considered unless your cervix is unfavorable (difficult to induce d/t being closed, thick, and/or firm). If they wait, you also need a normal non-stress test (nst) or biophysical profile (bpp). If your afi > 8, it's ok to wait. Discuss this with your OB & make sure you understand "kick counts" & when to go to l&d. ...Read more

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If amniotic sac is intact during vaginal delivery or c section, Are chances of AMniotic Fluid Embolisim basically zero chance?

If amniotic sac is intact during vaginal delivery or c section, Are chances of AMniotic Fluid Embolisim basically zero chance?

Yes: Actually, AFE is quite a rare event and, to a degree, independent of a patient's ruptured status. The general idea is that there is a breech and/or permeability of the of the natural blood-amniotic barriers. This allows products of pregnancy to, unaturally, enter the maternal circulation and cause catatrophic events (primarily in the lungs), culminating in death, oftentimes. ...Read more

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Blood streaked mucus at 36 weeks pregnant sign of labor?

Blood streaked mucus at 36 weeks pregnant sign of labor?

Maybe!: Sometimes early labor can be associated with changes in your cervix that cause bleeding. But at this point in pregnancy any bleeding should cause you to speak to your care provider directly for advise. ...Read more

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At a little over 5weeks pregnant is there amniotic fluid present?

At a little over 5weeks pregnant is there amniotic fluid present?

Amniotic fluid: Amniotic fluid is the liquid that surrounds the fetus after the first few weeks of life. At five weeks, the fetus is likely to be well surrounding with amniotic fluid and will increase over the course of pregnancy. ...Read more

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36 week of pregnancy , 21.8 amniotic fluid is normal or high.? Any risk please help....

36 week of pregnancy , 21.8 amniotic fluid is normal or high.? Any risk please help....

See your GYN: The best accurate answer can only be given by your obstetrician. ...Read more

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Bleeding whole pregnancy. At 7w I measured 6w and the gestational sac was small At 8 weeks 6w6d, the sac is 2 weeks behind. Heartbeat 154 Miscarriage?

Bleeding whole pregnancy. At 7w I measured 6w and the gestational sac was small At 8 weeks 6w6d, the sac is 2 weeks behind. Heartbeat 154 Miscarriage?

Not necessarily: The sac is not 2 weeks behind, what you give is 1 week 1 day behind. This is 1 week's growth over 1 week. No one can say online whether your pregnancy is normal or not, but this looks likely normal to me if this was a spontaneous conception. The 154 heart rate is perfect. Stay calm and keep your upcoming visits, good luck. ...Read more

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Vaginal ultrasound did not detect heartbeat at 6 weeks 4 days. Seen the sac and embryo. Risk of miscarriage?

Vaginal ultrasound did not detect heartbeat at 6 weeks 4 days. Seen the sac and embryo. Risk of miscarriage?

50/50: At this point i would say your chances are about 50/50. A vaginal sonogram at 6 weeks and 4 days can usually see a heartbeat; but if your dates are off a little, it could be too early. As long as you aren't having a lot of pain or heavy bleeding, waiting a week and rechecking the sonogram is probably best. ...Read more

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Spotting and leaking clear fluid at 19 weeks. Seems odd?

Spotting and leaking clear fluid at 19 weeks. Seems odd?

Refine your question: Please give us more informatin concerning your problem for an answer. ...Read more

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Bled whole pregnancy. At 7w(lmp) measured 6 weeks with small gestational sac. At 8w (lmp) measured 6w6d with sac at 4.5 weeks. HR 154. Miscarriage?

Bled whole pregnancy. At 7w(lmp) measured 6 weeks with small gestational sac. At 8w (lmp) measured 6w6d with sac at 4.5 weeks. HR 154.   Miscarriage?

Not necessarily: Hi, Without seeing the ultrasounds it is a little confusing. At the first U/S, what was measuring 6wk?> the sac or the fetus, if they saw one. The second U/S would actually be reassuring; they measured a fetus at 6w6d (the difference from LMP would just mean your dates are off), but a fetal heart rate of 154 is reassuring. The continued bleeding is worrisome, but keep the faith! Good luck ...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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What is the normal range of amniotic fluid levels at 33-34 weeks pregnant?

What is the normal range of amniotic fluid levels at 33-34 weeks pregnant?

Amniotic fluid level: In general, we accept an ultrasound measure divided in the four quadrants of your uterine cavity of anywhere from 5-25cm to be a normal range. Lower than 8cm and we usually do further testing or repeat assessment of the fluid levels. The level may be low or high for a number of reasons that your OB doctor can usually detect. ...Read more

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Does leaking fluid causes oligohydramnios to a pregnant woman?

Does leaking fluid causes oligohydramnios to a pregnant woman?

Eventually !: Amniotic fluid made by a contribution and maternal and fetal sources such a fetus urine (sterile). Leakage of fluid will eventually challenge the speed of fluid that can be formed. Consult with your obgyn since this may be urgent ! ...Read more