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38 weeks with leaking PV - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   i am 38 week pregnant..today morning i had a vaginal discharge ..which was transparent liquid
User :   is it sign of labour?
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
do you have any abdomen pain?
User :   i had no pain..but it was continuous like period disharge
Doctor :  
or back pain going to thighs?
Doctor :  
ok
User :   no pain...but i feel like getting periods
Doctor :  
is it transparent liqiud or slight yellow stained?
User :   it is transparent liquid
Doctor :  
does it smell like urine?
User :   no
Doctor :  
have you kept pads? if yes, then from morning how many pads have you used?
Doctor :  
ok
User :   no...i haven't
Doctor :  
ok
User :   just for past 30 min
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
from your history
Doctor :  
it probbaly is either urine or amniotic fluid leak
User :   ho
User :   ok..what should i do now?
Doctor :  
as the babyu is big and 38 weeks sometimes it presses against th urethra, so sensation for urination is not felt in some ladies.
Doctor :  
i suggest you you get yourself examinde
Doctor :  
as it could be amniotic fluid leak
Doctor :  
and if it is then you will need complete bed rest
Doctor :  
your baby also needs to be examined

Doctor :  
if in distress due to fluid leak, labour need sto be initiated and th child has to delivered soon
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