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Doctor insights on: White Discharge When 31 Weeks Pregnant

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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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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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31 weeks pregnancy. I have low amniotic fluid. Please help?

31 weeks pregnancy. I have low amniotic fluid. Please help?

Perinatologist: If you have oligohydramnios (low amniotic fluid) then your obstetrician should refer you to a specialist of high risk pregnancies. In the meantime bed rest. ...Read more

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Stomach gets hard in 31 weeks pregnancy my age is 21?

Stomach gets hard in 31 weeks pregnancy my age is 21?

Call the Ob-Gyn Dr.: A 31-week pregnant woman with a tummy that gets hard can call her Ob-Gyn doctor and go get examined at the doctor's office or at the hospital's labor and delivery ward. The doctor will be checking for preterm labor, which can lead to a preterm birth (and all the problems that come with premature babies). Preterm labor is serious, so it is important to be examined by an experienced physician. ...Read more

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Is lower back pain near pelvic area normal, and how will i know if burning in vagina area is already UTI w/o urinalysis in 31 weeks pregnancy?

Is lower back pain near pelvic area normal, and how will i know if burning in vagina area is already UTI w/o urinalysis in 31 weeks pregnancy?

You can't know: for sure without an exam and a urinalysis. It is important to get a diagnosis and treatment since you are pregnant. If you can't get to a clinic/lab over the weekend, you can drink lots of cranberry juice. You can also clean yourself off VERY well, go into a clean cup or jar and check for any odor. Leave it at room temp overnight, if not infected, it should still be clear and nearly odorless. ...Read more

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Is it normal having brown discharge at 31 weeks pregnant?

Is it normal having brown discharge at 31 weeks pregnant?

Not unusual: Notify your OB if you have bright red blood with period like flow or cramping/contractions associated with it. Also want to make sure you are not leaking any fluid. If recent intercourse could be old blood from cervical irritation...The cervix has a lot of blood flow right now so any irrtation could cause some bleeding. If isolated and no longer there you are ok, otherwise talk to OB if bothersome. ...Read more

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I am 31 weeks pregnant with thick odorless white discharge and have sharp vaginal pains. Is this normal?

I am 31 weeks pregnant with thick odorless white discharge and have sharp vaginal pains. Is this normal?

Discharge-Y, pain-N: Discharge is very normal. If symptoms like itching or burning accompany the discharge it is not normal. Pain, while common in pregnancy, should be evaluated to verify there is not something concerning going on. It is common to have vaginal pressure and occasionally sharp pains most of which prove to be ligament strains for example. ...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