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Dr. Tony Willson

Family Medicine
Lithia, FL
19 years experience male

Locations

Lewis Medical

Lithia, FL

Address

5937 Churchside Dr, Lithia, FL
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: 8:00am - 3:00pm
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Fax

(407) 409-7809

About

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Licenses

United States: Colorado, Florida, Wisconsin

Doctor Q&A

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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Pepto Bismol/Mask: Pepto Bismol would be good to have on hand for potential diarrhea depending on what you eat and drink. You may want to see a doctor for a rx of cipro... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Yes: This is not uncommon and as the first RN may have been unable the first time around at least a second chance is warranted unless it causes undue pain ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Many Things!: From stress to low blood count there are many reasons. You may need a work up to rule out any worrying reason. Consult with a HealthTap doctor to ge... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Full stomach: If your stomach fills with gas it can press against your diaphragm which causes the sensation of not being able to breathe. See your doc to see what ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Likely you are okay: but you should still be seen by our doc to rule out any issues. As your question is brief it's hard to say with absolute certainty there is no issue.... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Depends : There are smal bowel and colon resections. Depends on why and where the problem is. A transplant likely a translocation of the bowel.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Unlikely : If you had unprotected sex a couple days before your cycle ovulation already occurred over a week ago. Get a home test to be sure. It's unlikely thou... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Many things: Nausea can come from a variety of reasons. Make an appointment with a HealthTap doc and discuss your symptoms in more detail.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Yes: There are plenty of "out of the box" thinkers but we need to know what the issue is to answer it.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Try counseling : While some medications will not work there are meds that will but along with counseling as well. Anxiety and depression are best treated with both be... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Not to worry: Given that you're on Depo, you should not be worried about pregnancy especially given your negative pregnancy testing. Spotting can occur while on Dep... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Not precise: These kits are not completely precise and don't take into account the total level of hormones they measure. So the amount of days after your period c... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Sometimes: Depending on how fast transition time is through your stomach and GI tract, as well as how well you chew up the peanuts/almond will determine the "see... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Doctors Directions: Please always follow the directions of how your doctor asked you to take the medication.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Depends: Have you had a recent tetanus shot? Also how deep did it go and are you having any pain swelling or redness? You may want to get seen or make a consul... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
No: A proctoscope can be used for visualization. It is a clear plastic scope used to see the first couple inches into the rectal canal.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Anemia: Sounds like an iron deficiency anemia but need to correlate with hct and hgb.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Need reevaluate : You likely need to be reevaluated for additional treatment.
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A female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Serious Matter: Leg swelling, aka edema can be evidence of a more serious underlying issue. Blood clots and heart failure are just a couple to mention. You need to ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Unrelated Issues: Consider a virtual appointment so we can discuss the two issues. Would be happy to help.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Reduce Sodium: Step away from the table salt, limit eating out, and look at the nutrition labeling on food products. Look for the sodium content and compare. By lo... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Get evaluated: There are many causes of your pain, one being a possible ectopic pregnancy which can be dangerous. If worsens get seen immediately.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Yes!: Get seen by a doc and get treated if you had sexual contact.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Too Heavy: This would likely indicate she is heavy and has a high BMI which can cause health problems sooner rather than later. She needs to reduce her weight.
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A female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Many Possibilities: If this is unusual for you as it is for many, you should be evaluated by your GYN. There are many possible causes.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
See GYN : If you have bleeding after sex while not on your menses you Gould be seen. If it occurs just at the end of your period it may just be residual.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
No: There is no relationship between shaving and height. This is genetic. Your best bet is to eat healthy.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Depends: Swelling and soreness of the breast comes from a variety of sources, from hormonal to infection to even cycts. You certainly need further evaluation.... Read More
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A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Depends: It all depends on what the "risen" actually is. There are many growths that can occur on the skin and genital area. Make an appointment with a Healt... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Yes: No reason you couldn't unless doc told you.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Not Unusual: As a 38yo you may not be as tone abdominally as you were when you were 25. Pregnancy, especially multiple pregnancies can stretch the fibrous materia... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
No: Having intercourse has no effect on when your cycle starts or stops. Your body's hormones manage that.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Blood Blister: Without a photo would be difficult to determine. Unlikely a skin cancer. See your local dermatologist or family doc to evaluate.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Possibly 1 year: While most nicotine is gone within 3-7 days, as detected by urine, 3-6mos by hair, blood test depending on type can detect traces of metabolites up to... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Tension: Could be muscle tension from the bag transmitted to that area, however given the location. Near the temple you need to see your doctor to rule out a p... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Caution: A few serious issues can come from this to include cardiac(heart) ischemia, low blood sugar, slow emptying of your stomach, or even forms of dyspepsia... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Inflammation: Likely you are experiencing some inflammation which can affect local nerves. You can try pre-treating with anti-inflammatory medication like advil o... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Caution: This represents an abnormally high glucose level bordering diabetes. Two readings fasting >126 confirms diabetes. See your doc about a test calle... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Wrong way to Lose Wt: It isn't always about low calories. Your metabolism will slow if you only eat once daily and then you will soon see the pounds return quicker than yo... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Possibly Rash: Certainly the bumpb could be eczema, however they could be many other things. More commonly in that location is keratosis pilars, which is where skin... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Muscle Relaxers: Aside pain relievers, doc may also utilize muscle relaxers, NSAIDS, prednisone, and even physical therapy.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
No: In order to get rabies you need to have been bitten by the animal and it's infected saliva being introduced underneath your skin. Just make sure to w... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Yes: Depending on how good the tech is and the 'window" to see the sac you may or may not see things that early on.
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A member asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Yes: I would let your doc know however. It's best to be on the full dose with the single pill.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Technique : You need to learn the proper technique to achieve climax. In females it is a little more difficult than males. You may want to consider searching for... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
See your dentist: It's possible you are having some movement or shifting along your gum/tooth line area. You need to be seen for dental X-rays and and evaluation to se... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
No: Food poisoning requires ingestion of the bacteria into your mouth and stomach. The odor may cause nausea but should not cause an actual illness.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Likely fatty liver: Without seeing the labs and levels it's difficult to say exactly however commonly borderline LFTs may be from fatty liver disease which is a dietary i... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Not likely: Likely muscle spasm but you need to be evaluated to make sure it's nothing more serious.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Not exactly: It is used for anxiety though.
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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Jun 9, 2015
I enjoy Dr. Willson's answers and am grateful for his expertise. Both patients and colleagues learn from him; an asset to HealthTap!
Excellent doctor. Knowledgeable
May 22, 2015
Great doctor. Precise answers.
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! Ill discuss the high probability of possibly having cancer with my PCP since I am a point below normal and there are 100 identifying types of cancer. Thanks.
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! I am old school and do not know photo forwarding. But, nice offer. I'll sweat other things out first before I even think about MOHs surgery in Floriduh.
HealthTap member
This made me feel good. Thanks! I have yet to find a doctor who hasnt rushed me out telling me I fine and my symptoms are not related. Too bad they started the same day I went to ER.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

St Matthew's University, Grand Cayman
Graduated 2004MD

Residency

ROSE MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, Lakeland Region - Fall
2014
Top Family Physician, First Place, Lakeland Region - Fall
2014
Most Influential Doctor, First Place, Lakeland Region - Fall
2014

Affiliations

AAFP, FAFP
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