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Pee, sweat or amniotic fluid

Hi...sorry to post again...just went to the bathroom and my undies were pretty wet.

Now I am only 16w3d and I have not really had to pee a whole lot...maybe I just hold it really well?!

I just had to go -- not pee (sorry TMI) and my undies were pretty wet.  I've also been running around a bit so I don't know if I just got sweaty, peed myself (like I've read so many others do, although I'm not very far along?) or if there's any way it could be leaking fluid...

How could I tell?  There's no real smell to it...could be pee or sweat but not strong.

What should I do?  I just changed and put on cooler clothes to see if maybe it was just sweat...

Is there a way to tell w/o going to the ER and having them tell me I peed on myself?

THANKS FOR ALL THE INPUT!!
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Besides smelling it or going to the doc there really isn't another way to know. I would guess you're probably just sweaty, though. If it happens again I would definately go to the doctor/ER because if you are leaking fluid it's nothing to mess around with!

Good luck! :) And if you peed....don't feel bad! Happened to me last week! lol
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i think i was told that ami.fluid smells like a sweet smell. flowery i guess??
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Just make sure that it doesn't continue.  If it does, you should seek medical attention, as this would be a sign that your water is leaking.  
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I believe the rule of thumb is if you lay down and it doesnt stop leaking then its probably amniotic. Amntiotic will not stop leaking even if its just a little bit.
Check the color of it. If it dries clear then it could be amniotic, yellow would be pee obviously, off white or white would be leukora (sp?)
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My water broke before the onset of labour with both my kids.  The fluid had virtually no smell.  Nothing flowery at all.
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Thanks for all your comments.  I did NOT even feel anything and it seems to have stopped, so I'm just going to keep an eye on it and pray it was just sweat.

I'm only 16 1/2 weeks and have not had an increased urge to pee (I peed a lot before anyway) so I hope I haven't already started peeing on myself w/o knowing it!!!  Where are the depends?!

Thanks again for all your input!
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