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I am 38 weeks and 4 day, I am have a watery discharge that is clear and does not smell like urine. This discharge is coming in small gushes every 15-20 mins. I am having some pelvic pain and pressure on my anus and some small contractions. Can you tell me if my water is about to break and is there a cause for concern with the watery discharge?


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replied April 15th, 2011
Third Trimester of Pregnancy Answer A21969

Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out. Your concern is regarding whether the pain and the discharge that you are having. So definitely if you contractions are coming at regular intervals, increased in frequency and intensity and there is no relief of pain even after changing the position of the body, then chances of an early labor are near.

I would suggest you to contact your gynecologist immediately and get a pelvic examination done to clear the status of the cervix (dilatation and effacement) and the position of the head.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.

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