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bright white discharge? I am 35 weeks pregnant

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I've just been to the toilet and wiped as usual but when I got up and walked around it felt like I had wet myself and had bright white discharge what could this be I am 35 weeks pregnant

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replied June 15th, 2012
Third Trimester of Pregnancy Answer A36050
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The discharge that you describe could be the increased vaginal discharge that is commonly seen during pregnancy. If it was blood tinged or straw colored or brownish, it could suggest passing of mucus plug. If the discharge is watery and persistent, you should consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist/midwife at the earliest for further evaluation to rule out chances of rupture of the amniotic sac (water bag). Ultrasound scan done will also help to confirm the AFI and the fetal wellbeing. Look out for development of other symptoms like abdominal cramps or uterine contractions, abdominal tightening, back pain, fresh bleeding, reduced fetal movements etc. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately.
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