Dr. Slade Suchecki

Family Medicine
Southport, NC
20 years experience male

Locations

Brunswick Family Medicine

Southport, NC

Address

3960, Executive Park Blvd SE, Southport, NC, US
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 7:00am - 6:00pm
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Fax

9104579209

Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina

Ghi Service

United HealthCare Insurance Company

Humana Insurance Company

CIGNA Health Care

Tricare

About

Bio

Family Physician - Caring for North Carolinians of all ages My goals are : To continue to provide excellent and compassionate care to my patients using current and up-to-date medical therapies, techniques, and technology To continue to be a presence in the local community as a leader, both in the medical field (ie hospital) and in the various organizations of Southport, NC and surrounding Brunswick and New Hanover Counties. To continue to stay active and involved in the State and National organizations of my profession My life to this point has been centered on service to others from my beginings as a Boy Scout and then Eagle Scout, to my Service in the U.S Army, to present as a Physician - I hope to continue to do this with the help of my loving and supportive family and my business associates and contacts

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Aesthetic Medicine

Geriatrics

Doctor Q&A

265 Answers
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Depends: Recovery from oral tori surgery depends on how extensive the surgery is - a few areas or many? Also it depends on you capacity to heal. You can expe... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Consider: Consider being seen by an osteopathic physician. Osteopathic physicians have additional training in the musculoskeletal system and may be able to find... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
A Different Approach: I recommend patients look at food a source of fuel. It is not something to necessarily enjoy and should never be used as a reward. Our society has e... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Treat symptoms: Many times we can only treat symptoms - ie pain, fatigue, depression and insomnia. Though not curative, this may improve your life. Be sure to rule o... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Not good idea: I would recommend against anything that could raise your blood pressure.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Depends: It likely depends on the diet. High carb meals or meals w/ sweets can cause excessive somnolence. It is worse if you have glucose intolerance. For ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Consider: Allergen avoidance if this is the cause. Change filters in the home. Reduction or elimination of pet dander. I agree with netty pot or saline wash t... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Also: For older women who suffer from recurrent UTI problems it may be due to vaginal atrophy. See a provider for exam. If this is the issue, hormone crea... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Many things: I agree. Redness can be from exposure, medication side effects, allergic reactions, eczema, rosacea, contact, trauma from aggressive cleaning to more... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Consider: An evaluation by an osteopathic physician. Dos are trained with a holistic approach. There may be knee pathology, but there may be issues with condit... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Consider: Consider being seen by an osteopathic physician. Dos are trained in manipulative medicine as well as current surgical and prescription therapies. Omt... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Consider: In addition to info provided, consider manipulative treatment by an osteopathic physician. If appropriate, it may reduce or alleviate your discomfort... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Move!: Sedentary lifestyle can lead to accumulation of gas in the bowels. Moving around can facilitate the reduction of painful pockets. Consider otc produ... Read More
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A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Barnacles : If these are benign seb ks, no need to do anything. Occasionally they will flake off. Some wart removers and freeze off solutions work. Be sure if ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Not Recommended: If you have internal hemorrhoids, i would recommend against anal intercourse as this can exacerbate the issue whether lubricated or not. If they are ... Read More
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A 91-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Consider: Consider sitting down with her and your primary care doctor to discuss your options and needs. This may just be the only option she has considered an... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Someone disabled: I take care of a number of fibromyalgia patients who have symptoms controlled and can continue to be productive in the work environment. If your symp... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
More info needed: More or less? Was it the holidays?
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Can be: Fals - familial is rare, less than 10%. 90% are sporadic sals with unknown cause. There are some generic tests available.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Consider: Consider adding niacin, fish oil and/or red yeast rice. I recommend checking with your physician prior to starting these as they may not be right for... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Neurologic disease: Amylotrophic lateral sclerosis- a neurologic disease affects motor function, leads to muscle weakness and significant disability. Also known as lou g... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Riluzole: Fda has approved Riluzole that has been shown to slow progression. No cures yet. Many ongoing trials.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Consider: Consider full evaluation as abnormal PTH can be from a parathyroid cancer. Abnormal PTH can affect calcium, phosphate, magnesium, and vitamin d level... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Yes, but: Make sure the etiology is determined. Because there is also some increased incidence of cancer - get yourself checked periodically with routine annual... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Yes...: But there are stipulations - read : http://www.Medicare.Gov/navigation/manage-your-health/preventive-services/colon-cancer-screening.Aspx.
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A male asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Depends on problem: Unfortunately medical care can be expensive. There are resources out there available if you need to be seen. If it is an emergency, you must go to t... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
More info: Asymettrical breasts are not uncommon. Breasts can change with cycles. However, if there is persisting enlargement or palpable changes or lumps this ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Depends: The big question is why does your toddler have the fever. Various ailments cause fever to include but not limited to viral and bacterial causes. If ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Still likely: Still may be a bladder infection - recommend getting a urinalysis to check for microscopic urine, leukocytes and nitrites - these can be non-visible b... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Maybe: True bacterial sinus infections develop after 10-14 days of persistently "clogged" sinuses. If you can open the sinuses with antihistamines, nsaids, s... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Many: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, suppression of ovarian function with hormaones, osteopathic manipulation and alternative therapies such as acupu... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Many causes: Nose bleeding can be caused by simple things like dry air, trauma, medications. But also more worrisome things like bleeding disorders, uncontrolled ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Could be: Many things. Anything from disease of the bones to normal bone growth or even stress from exercise or fracture. It may be vascular in nature such as... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Stop the snot: I would start w/ antihistamine such as loratidine or even benedryl. Consider nasal saline rinse or netty pot. Stay hydrated - if persists/worsens, s... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Many ways: Need to define the cause if you can, then treat the problem. For ideopathic insomnia or shift work, you may need a hypnotic medicine. Otherwise, ins... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Many reasons: Many possible causes: other than long term effects from chronic diseases such as hypertension and diabetes, acute onset can be from anxiety/ stress, p... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Consider: Some herbs for stress include: catnip, camomille, valarian root, hops, skull cap, passion flower, rhodiola or kava kava for starters....
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Need more info: Hearing loss can be from many causes: barotrauma, trauma, eustachean tube dysfunction, acoustic neuroma, and yea even perf drum to name a few. Time o... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Varies: Varies on the person, the environment and the triggers. It can lead to an er visit or a visit to a locked inpatient treatment center. If you or some... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
If it continues: Anytime there is concern for a drug reaction, you should notify the prescribing physician for further info and management. If the rash continues or w... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
A family physician: Burning sensation in abdomen w/ tenderness can be many things. Onset, location, duration, character, aggravating factors, relieving factors, temporal... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Seek Help!: See a physician (md or do) immediately. This is a very serious condition.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Symptomatic: Many times will treat based on symptoms once dz is confirmed (within a certain range of normal). If symptoms of hyperthyroid would cut down dose, ie... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Consider: An evaluation by an osteopathic physician, a physician trained in the musculoskeletal system, to review options.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Sorta: Fully charged sweetened soda can exacerbate sugar or glucose intolerance. This includes weight gain which can lead to diabetes in someone predisposed... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Possibly: Latex condoms used during intercourse w/ someone w/ latex allergy can vary : includes but not limited to anaphylaxis to vaginal burning and irritation... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Possibly: If you were recently sexually active w/o protection, you could be pregnant - would recommend home pregnancy test for starters. If pain continues or ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Can try: Can try otc things like saw palmetto. At some point it will progress to needing med like Flomax (tamsulosin) or cardura. Maybe even needing a procedu... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Depends: If not causing pain, you don't have to. If you choose to, there are over the counter corn removers that use acid, there are pumice stones too. If nec... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
A few options: Consider xray, bone scan or mri.
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Testimonials
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Jul 27, 2014
I recommend this doctor. Very insightful and I learn something new from these answers
Aug 26, 2013
Knowledgeable, caring answers, Thank you
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Suchecki is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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ok i am currently on the pill (tri-sprintec) and i had my period for the month of april, but i had sex with my boyfriend on the 21 of april. i am now having a "scare" because i have this weird brownis...Read More
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Thanks for your answer. I drank heavily for decades so when my results finally came back elevated I knew that day would probably come. So I quit drinking and I don't really miss it. I just wish I cou...Read More
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I figured, but at the same time I didn't want to freak myself out. I'm currently 7 1/2 months pregnant and didn't want to add any unnecessary stress to my plate. I appreciate your advice. Thank you

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine, KY
Graduated 2003MD

Residency

NEW HANOVER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 2006

Awards

Patient's Choice Award 2008
Patient's Choice Award 2009
Patient's Choice Award 2010

Affiliations

Dosher Memorial Hospital
Brunswick Community Hospital
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