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Okay, I have asked this before and I went to my dr. before, I guess I am just freaked out because we have had several people from my area go into PTL and I do not want to do that. I have noticed a lot (or what I think is a lot) of fluid leaking again. It is enough that I have to change a liner and panties a few times a day to be comfortable. It is definatly clear and sometime is a little mucus (clear) in it. I know one baby is close to my bladder and so maybe this is why, but I need to know if this sounds normal. I know that I have a dr for a reason and I can call her office on Mon, but I have a reg. apt in 8 days and I was in about 1 1/2 months ago for the AF test and don't want to do that again unless I think it is completly necessary. It is almost like a pap and not so comfortable. Last time I ended up having a little bit of a yeast infection, but that was it, nothing to be worried about. I am almost 22 weeks and I just had a sono this past weeks, so I think I am okay, but I know many of you have been though this so I thought I would ask again.
 

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Does it smell like urine? I did a lot of "leaking" too, but it always smelled like pee<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Embarrassment"> so I never got worried about it and we were fine all through the pregnancy. If your last sono was fine I wouldn't freak too much but definately call your practitioner if you have any concerns. That's all I have to offer... good luck!
 

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I freaked out often about fluid too. I had to wear pantyliners everyday but it was just for pee. If you are nervous, get checked. I think they can do some type of test to see what the fluid is. I was just so worried about IC all the time until I got past 24 weeks then I calmed down a little. Chances are it is probably nothing but sometimes the peace of mind alone is worth the trip to the doctor.
 

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Thanks, I just want to keep these babies in as long as I can and now that I am past the M/C stage I thought I would feel better but the threat of PTL and Still Birth frightenes me even more. In my heart, I know I am worried about nothing, it is just hard to keep it off my mind. I just try to take comfort in the fact that they are active, that helps me believe that everything is okay.
 

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When you are pg, you get very wet, especially with twins. You also can pee when getting kicked, etc.<br><br>
However, there are these wonderful little strips (litmus strips, I believe) that you can touch to the fluid and they will change color. I don't remember which is whch, but it is easy and non invasive. So you can go in and ask for a litmus test and you can also get extra ones from a midwife or online if you are worried about it.<br><br>
Also, if it is just small amounts of fluid, I would take it easy and not be too worried. However, if you are changing pads several times a day or making puddles. . . go in right away!!
 
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