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Early pregnancy detection, folic acid intake - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Getting Pregnant
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User :   Hi!
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Can you tell me how soon i will get to know weather i am pregnent or not?
User :   Ex. by doing test at home?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   Oh ok.
Doctor :   you can check it through urine pregnancy test kits after 10 to 12 days after sexual intercourse.
User :   i did the test after 7 days having planned for a baby but it came out negative
User :   so u suggest that it will atleast take 10-12 days
Doctor :   Yes, it would be better to do it after 10 days or can wait till the date of your periods and if periods are missed and get it confirmed.
User :   Ok, i was just qurious.I hope u understand thanks for the information
Doctor :   No problem.
Doctor :   please proceed
Doctor :   Are there any more queries for me to help you with?
User :   I am already taking folic acid is that fine?
User :   Sure thats all for now.
User :   Thanks for your help.
Doctor :   Yes, thats fine.
User :   thanks, you too.
Doctor :   we usually prescribe it one month before expecting to conceive.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Pleasure here
Doctor :   Take care
Doctor :   Bye for now
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