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Effects of DIM SUPPLEMENT, PROPOLIS on fetus for PCOS.

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I am 8 weeks pregnant.I am diagnosed with pcos for the past 5 years.I have been taking dim supplement and propolis for a month .I discontinued it after about 20 days .Will there be any harm to fetus due the two drugs .Can you clear my doubt because it's worrying a lot .I had my USG and blood reports everything seems to be fine .They have put me on duphaston 10 mg od for a month .Will dim supplement potentially harm the fetus during the first 4_weeks of embryo .Will it be better for me to continue pregnancy ?

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There are no studies regarding the role of DIM supplements and Propolis during pregnancy .
There is also no data to show that it is deleterious to the baby, and that a termination is warranted.
Yes, please continue the pregnancy without any apprehensions.
Take daily 5 mg folic acid .
Do not take any more supplements / medications without consulting your doctor first.
All the best
Please feel free to discuss further.
Have an ultrasound scan done to document the well being of the baby so far.
Wish you luck with this pregnancy !

Dr. Aarti Vazirani
Category: Infertility Specialist
Residency: Obstetrics & Gynecolog, BJMC,Civil hospital, Ahmedabad, 2008
Post Graduate: MS (Obstetrics & Gynecology), B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad, 2008
Medical School: MBBS, B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad, 2004
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