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A 19-year-old female asked:

did my water break? i went to l&d yesterday for mild contractions but got sent home because i was not dilated today i have a lot of watery discharge.

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Maybe,maybe not: It is often hard to tell when you could be leaking urine or amniotic fluid. It is important to find out.I would go in now and have them assess you again.A simple test done at the bedside can determine if your water broke.If so, you need to be delivered before germs get into the fetal waters and cause infection.Please call now!

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