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Confirmation tests for pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   Ho
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Wanted to know how I could test if I'm pregnant

Doctor :        To get a better picture I need this information--

Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:
User :   im married..31 yrs..not employed

Doctor :   Ok,Since when did you not menstruated?
User :   last period was on feb5th...
User :   so far.. i do not have any symptoms of getting my periods
Doctor :   Ok,there are some home pregnancy kits available in the market
User :   my tummy is bulging..
Doctor :   Like Pregcolor and Velocit
User : there any precautions I should take so that I dont get my periods..
Doctor :   Yes you have to follow the instructions given by the company on that, also the first few drops of urine which you pass out should not be used for testing but must be discarded
Doctor :   I didnt understand
Doctor :   You dont want to get your periods?
User :   yeah...I'm looking @ conceiving now..
User :   its over 2yrs of marriage.. and we are looking at having kids
Doctor :   For that you must first confirm whether you are pregnant but be warned that home pregnancy tests are not so accurate in the first month so you may have to go to a gynaecologist as well if the result is not clear
Doctor :   Is there anything else?
User :   i heard that if we take some doage of folic acid
User :   will that helpful
Doctor :   Yes but you need to confirm your pregnancy first
User :   ok
User :   thnx
Doctor :   You can start on Folic acid now as preconceptional Folic acid really helps
User :   is it avbl as tablets
Doctor :   Yes you can have Folinext tablets once a day
User :   I'm presently taking Bcomplex tablets.. is that helpful
Doctor :   which one
User :   Cobadex
Doctor :   Yes you can
Doctor :   Bye for now
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