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Iron supplements during first trimester of pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i am pregnant by 4 weeks and my doctor suggested me not to take iron as i am using dexorange syrup
User :   she suggest me not to take iron in first trimster
Doctor :   ok
User :   is this ok as i have heard that iron is must
Doctor :   yes u should start taking your
Doctor :   iron
Doctor :   but y has he suggested noot to take qnay reasons
User :   but she specially recommended me not to take iron and stop dexorange
User :   she has just said that iron is not good for child in the first trimster
Doctor :   did she tell you any specific reason for thsat
User :   no
User :   and said we will continue with this after three months
Doctor :   ok]
User :   what u suggest doctor
Doctor :   are you taking folic acid tablets
User :   i am using only dexorange which contains iron+folic acid and B12 and i told her about this also
Doctor :   did she ask u to stop dexorange

Doctor :   if so you hav to follow the gynoclgst advice
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