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Wet Patch on Knickers - It's Wee, Right?

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Julietee Fri 08-Nov-13 20:40:50

Yeah... this keeps happening. Every time I go to the loo there's a wet patch, sometimes fairly large. It's never enough that I feel it escaping or running down legs or anything like that.
Seems to happen a lot some days then not at all on others. This evening has been particularly bad for it.

And it smells like urine (but then knickers tend to anyway, don't they?). It's wee, right? Not amniotic fluid?
I'm assuming it's the baby settling somewhere awkward?
25 weeks

HorryIsUpduffed Fri 08-Nov-13 20:44:59

Increased discharge in later weeks, would be my guess. What do you get when you wipe?

<tmi> grin

Beccadugs Fri 08-Nov-13 20:48:27

I'm 23 weeks, and have constantly damp Knicks...

I think it is increased (runnier) discharge.

Julietee Fri 08-Nov-13 20:51:53

Horry Pretty much clear, some whiteness. There's no residue that goes along with the patches. And as I say, there is wee smell!

Julietee Fri 08-Nov-13 20:52:14

(I don't believe in TMI smile )

Quodlibet Fri 08-Nov-13 22:24:51

It could be sweat. I went into hospital in a panic with damp pants and they said it definitely wasn't amniotic fluid - and then my holiday the following week in a hot country proved that it was indeed just a bad bad case of sweaty foof.

I have now found that there is no alternative to cotton pants - anything lycra/man made and I am awash.
(TMI for sure but hopefully helpful info to someone!)

Julietee Fri 08-Nov-13 22:36:57

definitely not sweat in this case, but thank you smile smile

CuteLittleToes Sat 09-Nov-13 09:29:08

Another vote for discharge. Couldn't get away without wearing a liner from 16 weeks. It's only been increasing since... And sometimes there is so much it does feel like I weed myself... 38 weeks now.

killpeppa Sat 09-Nov-13 09:32:08

pregnancy discharge is awful...
the more pregnant I got the more discharge.
at the end it was like when you get up after sex and you feel a trickle down your legblush

BummyMummy77 Sat 09-Nov-13 09:53:10

I had so much my midwife has given me some paper strips to test it. They go bright blue if it's my waters.

Lj8893 Sat 09-Nov-13 10:59:15

I constantly had wet knickers throughout my pregnancy, a mixture of discharge, sweat and wee I think!

My discharge was really watery so rarely left a residue so it could well be that.

BetterWithCheese Sat 09-Nov-13 11:06:19

I had to accept that my wet knickers were wee, I seem to leak little bits all day that I don't even notice sad. I'm 33+4 and it's been going on for months. I find the Tena Lady thins very helpful.

PinkParsnips Sat 09-Nov-13 11:06:38

I've had this for months too, been wearing a liner every day for ages - I just presumed I had a weak pelvic floor or something!!

Julietee Sat 09-Nov-13 11:27:05

Well, I'm happy to know this is common, but sorry the rest of you are damp too!

ilikebaking Sat 09-Nov-13 11:50:38

I am wearing pads everyday now too, I don't think it is wee though, it doesn't smell like wee.
My midwife has told me that increased discharge is normal and it is only an issue if it is offensive in smell or colour or has blood in, or actually soaks your underwear.
Buying TENA at 23 is such a fun thing to do! (Have to admit DH and MIL have bought a fair bit of it for me because I go red when they scan it at the till!)

Writerwannabe83 Sat 09-Nov-13 12:32:21

I'm 20 weeks and have been wearing a panty liner every day for the last 3 weeks. I found the little damp patches were getting too frequent and too annoying.

Peacenquiet2 Sat 09-Nov-13 13:24:39

Are'nt us pregnant ladies an attractive bunch! :-\
Panty liners are the answer!

Vikkivikki112 Wed 16-Dec-15 18:07:58

Hi everyone this is my first baby I'm 16 weeks pregnant. This has been happening to me don't know if it's pee or what blush
Is this normal to happen to me so early on? Xx

Vikkivikki112 Wed 16-Dec-15 18:08:48

Today 18:07 Vikkivikki112

Hi everyone this is my first baby I'm 16 weeks pregnant. This has been happening to me don't know if it's pee or what blush
Is this normal to happen to me so early on? Xx

frikadela01 Wed 16-Dec-15 18:12:55

I'm only 10 weeks but have noticed an increase in discharge.... my sister put it best when she said the vagina tap will be on a constant trickle until the end.

goodnightdarthvader1 Wed 16-Dec-15 18:36:21

Yup, damp here too. Just discharge.

Junosmum Wed 16-Dec-15 18:38:28

I've constantly got damp knickers - it varies between wee, discharge and sweat. I wore a pair of jammy bottoms last week with no knicks on - BIG mistake. I ended up with chaffed bits due to the dampness! It was sticky and horrible and yuck. Nothing to worry about though.

My knicks also range from smelling a bit like wee, like ripe yoghurt and a bit spermy. Yep, I don't believe in TMI either.

Pregnancy is gross.

Junosmum Wed 16-Dec-15 18:40:43

Vikki - I had an increase inn discharge immediately, so much so that in the early weeks I kept rushing to the loo thinking I was bleeding. Week 24 -30 were 'I think I peed myself week'.

Frank85 Wed 16-Dec-15 21:38:09

O my god so happy seen this thread
I have had discharge since The beginning its so gross

Vikkivikki112 Thu 17-Dec-15 21:02:26

Hahah aw thanks feel loads better. Had a shi te day. Full of a cold and look like shit bumped into my ex today and burst into tears! Cried for the majority of day the joys of pregnancy!

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