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Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas

Internal Medicine
Tampa, FL
20 years experience male

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Office

Tampa, FL

Address

Po Box 340608, Tampa, FL
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Specialties
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Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

41 Answers
25 Agrees
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Skin burn: Use silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream three times a day over the area for a couple days. Keep the area clean and dry. Clean it with saline. Make s... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Pregnant: It's a low chance if the blood test came back negative. If you are having signs of pregnancy, repeat the test in 1-2 weeks. If you are pregnant, the n... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Pcos: Just on the diagnosis alone does not warrant a hysterectomy. Especially since you are still young. Hysterectomies are done for a number of reasons suc... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Uti: A UTI can worsen into pyelonephritis at any point. Pain isnt the only symptom for this. Usually also fever/chills. See your doctor to make sure you ar... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Diabetes: There's a great debate over this. General concensus is that a1c 6.5 and above is diabetes. Some people start the diagnosis at 6.0 you should talk to y... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Handjob: It's not physically unhealthy. Considered a normal alternative to intercourse.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Eating d/o: You have a bigger problem than family's judgement. Talk to your doctor about ways to help with this disorder and he/she might give you something to he... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Thumb Pain: This can be a condition called dequervains tenosinovitis ( just an inflammed tendon) see your doctor, there is a quick test that can help diagnose thi... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Pantoprazole: Ppis such as Pantoprazole can take anywhere from a few days to 1-2 weeks for you to truly notice an effect.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Exercise and Period: Having some variations in your period can be sometimes normal. Changes occur especially when you exercise that can affect the length of your period. T... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Underarm Gland: Although feeling a lymph node can mean a wide variety of things, it should not be painful unless something else is going on. You should see your docto... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Rash Penis: You should go see a doctor. This may be just a simple skin irritation but could also be a fungal infection (very common). Your doctor should be able t... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Pregnant: First, eat something with ginger (pill, cookie, ginger ale etc) second, make sure that when you are able to eat, eat every 3 hours.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Brown liquid: You should see your physician asap especially if the liquid smells like stool. Otherwise, you'd need to be checked out for any possible infection or a... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Jaw Click: That sounds possibly like TMJ (temperomandibular joint) syndrome. It's an inflammation of the muscles/ tendons of the area of the jaw. Best treatment ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Antiperspirant: Use the antiperspirant right before going to bed and after you've showered at night. You can still shower in the morning. If you sweat a lot, you can ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Pain with Breathing: Pain with deep breathing usually means inflammation of muscle or cartilage around rib cage. Rest, nsaids, muscle relaxants usually help. If it bothers... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
BM: Increase your water, fruit and vegetable intake.Also lower your fatty food intake. You can add a fiber supplement as well. If this doesnt work, your ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Itching: Although itching like this can have a lot of causes, in pregnancy there would be a question of issues with anemia, thyroid or even liver changes. Use ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Period: Time between periods can fluctuate between person and person. What makes a difference is if there is a change with your normal cycle. Sometimes for ma... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Cough: Simplest answer: stop smoking. After that, see your doctor if coughing and with bronchospasm because you might need nebulizers, cough meds and possibl... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Rash: The list of possibilities here is too long to even guess what's causing it. . If this rash has been going on for that long, best advice is to see your... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Dilute UA: This usually is a sign of how concentrated your urine is. Don't drink that much fluid before the test. If its still dilute, your doctor might need to ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Multiple partners: Only risk is of pregnancy and std if no condom was used.
A male asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Medical School: Training is 4 years medical school, 3 years internal medicine and then 3 years specialty training in infectious diseases.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Blood Pressure: There are multiple alternatives to this. They are affected by a number of factors such as heart rate, kidney function, cardiac risk factors, leg swell... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Pain Management: Let your doctor or the office manager know what your concerns are. If you still feel uncomfortable, find another doctor.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Cialis: Most men without ed will notice an improvement in their erection. Unless its prescribed by a physician, best to stay away from it though as any medic... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Abd pain: You might have a gallstone blocking the common bile duct or have passed on already. You might need to see a gastroenterologist for an ERCP especially... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Sinus: Combo of antihistamine/decongestant (zyrtec d) used daily and nasal saline wash twice a day. Most sinus infections are viral anyway.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Discharge: This sounds more like an inflammation or an infection.( yeast infection or vaginitis) your physician can do a quick pelvic exam and plan an appropriat... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Stomach pain: Stomach pain is usually felt in the center of the abdomen right below the ribcage. Gastritis is one of the causes. If you've barely eaten or have had... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Pregnant : It usually depends on the person, the type of birth control and time they've been on it. It can take anywhere from a few weeks to a few months. If you... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
H pylori: It depends on which of those medications were you allergic to. Prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) contains prevacid, Amoxicillin an... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Birth Control: No form of birth control is 100% effective. Combination prevention is best (ocp, condoms, monitoring ovulation cycle, pulling out, etc) as long as the... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Pimple: No. A pimple should not cause any more than a topical infection at most.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Back pain: There should be no connection between masturbating and back pain. If your back hurts, you should see a physician and have a physical exam done. Althou... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Voiding at night: This depends. If its simply a matter of not waking up at night to go to the bathroom but can go when you wake up then its ok. But, if you feel the urg... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Amytriptiline: Weaning off medications is ok as long as you are doing this under the supervision and instruction of your physician. Never wean or take yourself off a... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Thyroid: It depends. You need to wait a bit and then have your levels rechecked. Your doctor will adjust the dose accordingly. If your TSH is still high at tha... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
PCP: A general internist should be just fine as a pcp. Internists treat a wide variety of conditions including hypothyroidism. Only if the situation requir... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Bunker-Huertas is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Bunker-Huertas is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I thought an additional dose I have had heart checks and no other side effect just continued HBP
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! And Again, Thank You, Very, Very, Much!!!!!!! :)
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Will i get some body sickness because of that?? Will i get more lean of that handjob?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Ponce School of Medicine, PR
Graduated 2002MD

Residency

Cabrini Medical Center

Awards

Top Doctor, Second Place, Tampa, FL - Winter
2013
Most Influential, Second Place, Tampa, FL - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, Second Place, Tampa, FL - Winter
2013
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