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36 weeks pregnant, had gush of clear fluids, strong contractions that subsided on its own. History of preterm labor. Help?

i had a gush of clear fluids with no smell to where i soaked my bottoms and the bed after started to get slight backache that comes and goes but only had one strong contraction and that was it im 36 weeks and 5 dilated and 90% thinned ive had preterm labor twice and just recently went to hospital with bad cramping and was in labor but it stopped on its own
Asked On : Fri, 18 Jan 2013
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OBGYN 's  Response
Mar 2013
thank you for your query.
You have obviously leaked out amniotic fluid and you must immediately go to the ER.
Leaking carries with it risk of infection to the baby and to the uterus.
At 5 cm dilatation and 90 % effacement, you are already in active labour.
Please do not stay at home any more, as you might deliver anytime, and even if the labour does not progress, with leaking you cannot stay at home , as there is risk to you and baby.
Take care.
Answered: Sat, 16 Feb 2013
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