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Dr. Bruce Pierce

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lawrenceville, NJ
31 years experience male

Locations

Delaware Valley OB-GYN and Infertility Group

Lawrenceville, NJ

Address

2 Princess Road, Lawrenceville, NJ, US
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

BCS Insurance Company

CIGNA Health Care

Oxford Health Plans

About

Bio

I am a practicing Obstetrician-Gynecologist in the Princeton NJ area. I have special interests in Robotic assisted, minimally invasive surgery. I am currently the most experienced gyn surgeon in central Nj using the Davinci robotic system. I also have an interest in Patient Safety.

Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

329 Answers
25 Agrees
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Its possible: But ovulation may be coming soon.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
You can have : Bleeding with an ectopic pregnancy. If your pregnancy test is positive. See your doctor.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Usually this is fine: Sometimes it affects the result of the pap. Once the results are in, your doctor will advise you.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Not really: But it can make you prone to vaginal infection.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Probably not: But sometimes sex can cause a uti. See your doctor if you are having symptoms.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
This is normal: If bleeding is excessive, call your doctor.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
It can effect: Your bladder. Call your surgeon to rule out a problem/infection.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Not necessarily: Take a pregnancy test and see your doctor for further evaluation.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
No: This does not cause breast cancer.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Its probably: From the metrogel, but if it persists after the treatment is finished, see your doctor.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
It varies: But typically the uterus does grow normally.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Yes: This is probably due to ligament stretching. As long as there is no bleeding, nothing to worry about. Of course, if it worsens, call your doctor.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Most likely: This is what we call break through bleeding. A common side effect of birth control pills. If you miss your period, take another pregnancy test.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
This is probably: Normal. But see your doctor for an evaluation, just to be sure.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
We calculate : Pregnancy dates by how far away you are from the first day of your last menstrual period. But i would take a pregnancy test first before you start cal... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
You may need: To find a better bra. They sell maternity bras that are adjustable as your breasts grow during pregnancy.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Join a weight loss: Program such as weight watchers or jenny craig.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Its possible: But you need to see your doctor to make sure the infection has cleared.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
She is probably: After menopause and has low estrogen levels.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
This sounds like : Something that your primary care provider could evaluate in the office. The er is for emergencies only.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Typically: The hsg is done first.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
This is probably: Normal. Call your doctor with itching, irritation or odor.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Its probably: Related to a gastrointestinal issue. See your doctor for an evaluation.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Although probably: Normal. See your doctor to rule out an infection.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Only for about 24 : Hours after delivery. Otherwise its not necessary.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
No: This needs to be evaluated in a doctors office. But trouble with birth control is usually not related to an estrogen imbalance.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Any breast lump: Is concerning. See your doctor as soon as possible for an evaluation. I recommend seeing a breast surgeon as well.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
This could still be: A possible miscarriage. Make sure you follow up with a doctor/midwife for an ultrasound.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
You need to see: A fertility specialist. I typically refer my patients after 3 failed Clomid (clomiphene) cycles.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Yes, its possible: More likely a GI disorder, but take a pregnancy test to be sure.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
I don't think there : Is an exact time, usually not that long. But if you are concerned, see your doctor.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Its possible: But there is no data to back it up. But, it probably can't hurt.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
This is not unusual: With implanon. See your doctor if this worsens.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
No: This is normal. But if it worsens, see your doctor.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Eat less: And exercise more.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Try to remember,: Your value as a person, is not defined by your breast size.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
It varies: Sometimes only 1 will ovulate, sometimes both, sometimes neither.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
It varies: But this sounds normal, if it worsens, see your doctor.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
I don't think: The two are related. See your doctor for an evaluation.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
This is probably: Normal, but see your doctor to be sure.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Not usually: Some doctors use a local anesthesia, some do not.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
A missed: Period, is usually the first sign.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
If you stop the Depo: And have intercourse, you are not protected against pregnancy.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Probably not: But to be on the safe side, keep your laptop on your desk, not on your lap.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Call your Doctor: This needs to be evaluated immediately.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Usually: Your diet will not effect your menstrual cramps. Ibuprofen works well. See your doctor if this does not work for other options.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
This is possible: But pills should not significantly enlarge breasts.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Its hard to say: It is known Depo-Provera may delay ovulation for up to 18 months after stopping. But since, you are only 18, i would wait a while longer.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Its possible: But that depends on how you know you are ovulating. Its not always obvious. You can always use a back up method such as condoms if you are worried.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Not usually: This should be fine.
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Aug 8, 2013
Great responses. Recommend highly!.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Pierce is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Pierce is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Will do, I'm underage and don't want to scare my mom when talking to her about making the appointment. this should ease her and my mind
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you, I've seen a doctor about it. She put me on antibiotics and then diflucan, nothing helped. I even tried a douche..
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Thanks for your quick reply! I appreciate your quick response. I will be seeing the surgeon for my 6 weeks post operative check.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, VA
Graduated 1992MD

Residency

ALBERT EINSTEIN MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Top Obstetrician and Gynecologist, First Place, New Jersey - Summer
2013
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
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