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

Thursday: 7:00am - 7:00pm
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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

373 Answers
6.3K Agrees
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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
6.25mg per dose: The prescription dose is 6.25mg 3-4x/day not to exceed 37.5mg in a whole day (24hrs).
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Possible Cyst: You may have an ovarian cyst that is responsive to changes in hormone levels. You should see your primary doctor or gynecologist and have it evaluate... Read More
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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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Laser Therapy: For longer lasting effect, laser treatment by a dermatologist or esthetician is the best way. Otherwise painful plucking is your next best option.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Hard to say: but if it appeared after you fell and you landed on that area, it may well be a bruise. Otherwise hard to say without a picture of the area to see.
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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 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Difficult to say: Without visualizing the area and cut its hard to say. The first thing to do however is get. Some antibiotic ointment on it and see a doc.
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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 female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Sure as long : as there are no ruptured tendons, however depending on the extent of the break it may be quite painful. The bones provide the form of the thumb while ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
You're Late.: It's possible you are just a little late. Pickup an over-the-counter pregnancy test if you have been sexually actively to check. If you experience a... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Possible Flu: Given the sudden onset you may have the flu. Get seen by a provider or make an appointment with HealthTap.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Not usually: Generally birth control is not affected by pantoprazole. It's best to separate the time you take them for best results.
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
See Doctor: You need a full evaluation by a doctor. Make an appointment to be seen.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Possible infection: It is possible he has an infection. He should be seen and tested as this is easily treated with medication.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Possibly Bursitis: It's possible you have developed a greater trochanteric bursitis. If it persists definitely see your PCP or orthopeadist.
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A female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Question?: Did you have a question? Would be happy to answer if you do. Thanks!
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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 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 female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Abnormal Menses: This is abnormal and needs further work up. Please contact your GYN.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Skin Tag: What you are likely describing appears to be a skin tag, without actually looking at it it's hard to say definitively however given the location and y... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Not Related: Unlikely the gas and cramps are related to your recent intercourse and period. See your doctor if it continues or worsens.
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A male asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
See dermatologist: If the areas of hypo pigmentation are due to steroid creams it is unlikely the pigment will return. See a dermatologist.
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A female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
See your OB: Any pelvic or low abdominal/back back should PROMPTLY be evaluated. Many things could be going on that may cause problems with your pregnancy. Pleas... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
See a doctor: Given the sudden onset and level of pain, you need to see a doctor and get imaging.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Depends: Depends on the substance you speak of. Gum, glue, paint? Need more detail about the aforementioned "substance."
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Unknown : Non FDA medications/supplements are not standardized in size, shape or packaging so it's really impossible to say.
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A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Possible resistance: It's possible your body is not responding as well to the medication.
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A female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Sudden trauma: A sudden abrupt trauma to a joint can instantly cause an inflammatory response to include swelling. If is is painful you may want to get seen.
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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 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 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 female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Unlikely: Vasectomies are performed to prevent insemination and made to be permanent. While not impossible at this point you should just take a home test and r... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Wow: I applaud your efforts but as a clinician not sure how to approach that exactly. Best of luck!
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A female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Hard to say: While it's normally expected to have a regular period with respect to timing, sometimes it can change. If this continues or you are having menstral p... Read More
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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 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Possible: The idea of prunes is to soften stool and the coloration may just be from the prunes. See the doc if worsens.
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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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Don't worry: If it persists beyond a week, get seen by your doctor or GYN. Not all periods are like clockwork. You can also make an appointment with one of our H... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Many possibilities : Given the area, anything from PID to appendicitis, to bowel irritability can be the cause. If the pain worsens or you develop fever you need to be se... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
See your doc: Aside a multitude of over the counter preparations you can try, you may want to see your doc or schedule a consult with a HealthTap doc for prescripti... Read More
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Testimonials
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Recommendations
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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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