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Dr. Bruce Young

Obstetrics and Gynecology
New York, NY
59 years experience

Locations

Office

New York, NY

Address

Langone Medical Center, 530 First Avenue, 5G, New York, NY
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Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

26 Answers
2 Agrees
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Young
Obstetrics and Gynecology 59 years experience
Yes : If you ovulate early you can especially if you have short cycles.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Young
Obstetrics and Gynecology 59 years experience
Yes: Not enough gets absorbed to have any effect. If you were working as a colorist there might be a problem early in pregnancy but not at this point.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Young
Obstetrics and Gynecology 59 years experience
Usually yes: A great deal of ethnic & geographic variation in early onset occurs, but overweight girls are especially prone to age 9 or 10 menses. A pediatric exa... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Bruce Young
Obstetrics and Gynecology 59 years experience
Bartholin abscess: Its a gland that has a plugged opening with an infection developing in it.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Young
Obstetrics and Gynecology 59 years experience
Same as married: Proper diet, prenatal vitamins, normal exercise, & preconception visit with an OB doctor to assess any increased risks.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Young
Obstetrics and Gynecology 59 years experience
Maybe: Early development can start @ 7 but is uncommon. The usual sequence is first some armpit & pubic hair, then over about a year some breast buds. When t... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Young
Obstetrics and Gynecology 59 years experience
Yes: Hormones change but so does your emotional state as you must mentally deal with the abortion.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Young
Obstetrics and Gynecology 59 years experience
Yes: Up to 1200mg /day has been found to be safe.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Young
Obstetrics and Gynecology 59 years experience
No: That kind of bleeding is normal & the pills are working, as long as you only skipthe sugar pills.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Young
Obstetrics and Gynecology 59 years experience
No: The age for menstruation varies by ethnicity, location, & weight. Northern climates have later onset than southern for europeans, for example, while ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Young
Obstetrics and Gynecology 59 years experience
Not from pregnancy.: Pregnancy usually increases pigmentation. Loss may be due to vitiligo, a chronic gradually progressive loss of pigment.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Young
Obstetrics and Gynecology 59 years experience
Not usually: These are usually symptoms of impending menses but can be seen with early pregnancy. Much depends on your menstrual pattern, but if you are pregnant, ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Young
Obstetrics and Gynecology 59 years experience
Unclear : You need images to know about the proper diagnosis, but the lymph nodes normally in your armpits are swollen, but look harmless.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Young
Obstetrics and Gynecology 59 years experience
It is not normal.: You need an exam & blood tests, possibly a sonogram to find the cause. If you were breastfeeding that may be a contributing factor, & the problem is l... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Young
Obstetrics and Gynecology 59 years experience
No : Very complex problem to be discussed in detail with your doctor & pediatric surgeons. There is no simple approach with many avenues for you to choose.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Young
Obstetrics and Gynecology 59 years experience
See your doctor now: You may have a growth or a hormonal problem & must have a diagnosis before taking medicine.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Young
Obstetrics and Gynecology 59 years experience
Probably irritation: Sit in a tub of warm water 3x a day & dry gently while waiting to get examined. You may have irritated the sensitive skin, but the bleeding could be f... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Young
Obstetrics and Gynecology 59 years experience
Yes: That is rare & they are not necessarily enlarged when they show. You need a gyn exam & further evaluation to be clear on the diagnosis.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Young
Obstetrics and Gynecology 59 years experience
Yes: They enlarge & become more sensitive for many women, with relief after the period.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Young
Obstetrics and Gynecology 59 years experience
Yes: It's rare but does happen. A sonogram will help to know.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Young
Obstetrics and Gynecology 59 years experience
Need progestin too : If you've got your uterus you need both estrogen & progesterone. Start with a low dose & see what your symptoms are.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Young
Obstetrics and Gynecology 59 years experience
Corpus luteum defect: You may have low Progesterone after ovulation & should get tested.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Young
Obstetrics and Gynecology 59 years experience
Hormone issues: You need an exam & blood tests to find the problem & treat it.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Young
Obstetrics and Gynecology 59 years experience
You need an exam: This area can be from kidney, stomach, lung or muscle. A thorogh exam is needed to assess this pain.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Young
Obstetrics and Gynecology 59 years experience
60 -80%: When it's in the uterus, but it's important to know if it's in the tube as that won't work, so a doctor should be consulted for proper treatment.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Young
Obstetrics and Gynecology 59 years experience
Yes: Bleeding can occur in early pregnancy for many reasons. A pregnancy test may be negative if it's in the first week after conception also. After anoth... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Young is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Young is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Few, have been worried, sitting in doc office now just to make sure all ok. Appreciate the quick reply :)
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Thank you, your answer put my mind at ease.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York University School of Medicine, NY
Graduated 1963MD

Residency

NYU Medical Center

Residency

Belleviue Hospital Center
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