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Dr. John Bucek

Family Medicine
Avenel, NJ
29 years experience

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Faculty at a Family Medicine Teaching Program in NJ

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Family Medicine

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English

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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Bucek
Family Medicine 29 years experience
They differ: Benzoyl peroxide is an astringent that is used to kill surface bacteria. Salicylic acid does not kill bacteria it breaks down pore plugs formed by sk... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Bucek
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Don't worry: Prenatal vitamins should be taken regularly, but if you stop there is no problem with restarting. Do not take extra. You can accidentally take too m... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Bucek
Family Medicine 29 years experience
It may help: Some women get very light periods after long term use of birth control pills. If your period was getting lighter and lighter then seeing it go away m... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Bucek
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Both can: Some types of acute renal insufficiency resolve with a large amount of urine production as the kidney regains some normal function. Some types of chro... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Bucek
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Probably: Depending on the brand there can be 10 or more chemicals impregnated into wipes. These include: fragrances, detergents, stabilizers, texture modifier... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Bucek
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Not really known: This has not been studied well in a scientific way. In my opinion it does not matter because sperm live for hours to days in the vagina and the uteru... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Bucek
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Could Hurt: Concentrated saline solution does burn the nasal passages. If you make the salt solution yourself, some suggest putting a pinch of baking soda in wit... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bucek
Family Medicine 29 years experience
No: Hep c can be suppressed and a patient can be in long term remission with certain medications. Drinking does not influence hep c infection status. T... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Bucek
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Younger is better: Some rare genetic conditions occur more often as a women gets older. The risk goes up gradually each year from 18 yrs old on. For avoiding rare genet... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Bucek
Family Medicine 29 years experience
About 2 weeks: In a person with very predictable, regular periods and a 28 day cycle: if you count from the first day of the last period- ovulation occurs on day 10,... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. John Bucek
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Plant Digestion: The aspect of plant materials that is hard for humans to digest is cellulose. This is present in the cell walls of plants and is a form of starch or ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Bucek
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: You may need to interview several obstetricians, but there are areas of the us where there is a growing tolerance for cesarean on request. The proced... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Bucek
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Only sometimes: If you feel ill take your temperature. Otherwise the recommendation is to avoid overheating. If you are exercising drink a lot of fluid and be aware... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Bucek
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Very hard to tell: The first thing i would consider for someone your age who is otherwise healthy is neck strain or strain of the shoulder muscles. Second, there are ne... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Bucek
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Various: Ringworm is caused by skin fungus. Some cases of ringworm are caused by the same fungus that cause athlete's foot. For many cases of ringworm on th... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Bucek
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Depends: There are three main kinds of basic food categories; proteins, carbohydrates and fats. Having a mix of these is best, but some people need extra. F... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Bucek
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Varies: Hangovers are complicated. Some drinkers feel irritable because alcohol withdrawal causes the brain to be sensitive. Some drinkers are dehydrated or... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. John Bucek
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Don't Worry: There are warnings to avoid some foods due to contamination. Certain cheeses are considered dangerous because they can contain a type of bacteria cal... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Bucek
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Sort of: One of the defining characteristics of addictive substances is they promote tolerance and they cause a withdrawal syndrome. These are not as well def... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Bucek
Family Medicine 29 years experience
History: Why is alcohol legal? Harm to one's health is not the only deciding factor in determining what is legal in the USA. Synthetic marijuana theoretical... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Bucek
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Not clear: Subluxation means the joint is partially separated or is separating during activity. If there is injury to tendons of the the rotator cuff muscles th... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Bucek
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Injured liver: In the USA the common forms of chronic liver disease are cirrhosis from alcohol use, chronic fatty liver from obesity and liver damage after viral hep... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bucek
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Varies: Some doctors try to make the ovaries rest. This can be done with birth control pills or hormone injections. If there is no ovulation there may be no... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bucek
Family Medicine 29 years experience
No such thing: Most positions have no physical risk. All sex involves intimacy and personal preferences. I think the official medical answer is there is no best po... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Bucek is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Bucek is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Jan 25, 2012
great advice
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I am always fail to satisfied my wife plz give some tips
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :)
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thankyou very much for your advice.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY
Graduated 1993MD
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