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Pregnant with low back pain and cramping, nausea, loose stools and contractions. Spotting. Early labor?

I am 37 weeks. I lost my mucus plug yesterday afternoon and had some spotting. Last night I started having low back pain and menstrual like cramping. Today I have been extra sweaty, nauseas with loose stools and having contractions. Last week I was told that I was 50% effaced and dilated 2 cm. Could I be in early labor?
Asked On : Mon, 18 Mar 2013
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Thanks for the query.

Yes your symptoms suggests you could be in a early labour.
You need to consult your Obstetrician if you experience
a. pain in the uterus every 5 min,
b. leaking per vagina,
c. spotting or bleeding per vagina and
d. decreased fetal movements.
Keep a watch on fetal movements in between the contractions.

Hope this helps,
Dr Farha
Answered: Mon, 18 Mar 2013
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