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Forum Name: Obstetrics

Question: Vaginal Discharge or Broken Water??


 bori7 - Fri Jan 16, 2009 10:59 pm

I'm 8 weeks pregnant and i've noticed today my underwear is wet. There is no blood, no other color, no smell. Just wet like if i had urinated but i didnt. Could it just be discharge or could it be that im leaking amniotic fluid?
 Debbie Miller, RN - Sat Jan 17, 2009 9:15 pm

User avatar Hello,
Either possibility could be present and the only way to tell is for your doctor to check the pH of the fluid with special strips that analyze it. In the case of a slow leak, you might even take a few home with you in case it continues. Leaks can repair themselves but your doctor may need to evaluate as you progress for adequate amniotic fluid.

Best wishes.

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