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A 24-year-old female asked:

Good day i was supposed to start my period yesterday (27 july 2020) however it never came so today (28 july 2020) i took a clearview pregnancy test and it came out positive(1-2 weeks). should i be taking folic acid supplements now or go see a dr.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Prenatal vitamins: Yes - go ahead an start prenatal vitamins. They contain extra folic acid.
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Contact your doctor : I agree with starting the Prenatal vitamins, but you should also contact your doctor to see when they would want to see you for your first visit there and other advice they might give you.

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