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Dr. Ronald Widman

Emergency Medicine
tucson, AZ
32 years experience male

Locations

Office

tucson, AZ

Address

11420 e calle del valle, tucson, AZ
Directions

About

Bio

Enjoy skiing and traveling. Married.for 30 yeara and have 2 children

Specialties
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Emergency Medicine

Licenses

United States: Arizona

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

137 Answers
44 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Ent: Smoker or chew tobacco? Have you had your throat swabbed and examined? Seeing an ear nose and throat doctor might be a good idea especially if you u... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Psych: There is a difference between physiologic addiction and psychogical addiction. For example herion, tobacco and alcohol are physiologic. You will hav... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Muscle: Kidney stones are high on the list. Muscle strain. Possible kidney infection to name a few.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Gyn: Likely a yeast infection. Can try over the counter treatment at drug store. If not helpful need to see doctor for prescription.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Pulmonary: Assuming you are healthy and have no underlying lung disease probably a few days to a week. However, occasionally it can last longer. If it worsens ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Chest pain: The good news is that your 17 and this is unlikely anything serious. However, if you are short of breath you should seek medical attention. Otherwis... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Stool: Just gas trapped in stool. This is normal.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Scar: As long as there is not increasing redness pain or pus it is likely just the healing process.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Pregnancy: Yes it is possible to be pregnant. To reassure yourself repeat pregnancy test in a week.
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Ortho: Most commonly this would be plantar fascitis. There is a ligament band that goes from your heel to the front foot. This can become inflamed and painfu... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Endocrine: Does this happen consistently with your periods or is it just with this period? Has your bleeding been heavy or light? Are your periods regular or ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Gyn: Any discharge other then clear to whitish is likely abnormal and you should see your doctor.
A male asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Diet: I'm a minimalist. The best way to lose weight is burn more calories then you consume, eat in moderation with a well balanced diet. One a day vitamin w... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Endocrine: Probably not. Just ate too much of one thing. If the symptoms recur however you should see your doctor. Try and stay away from excessive sugar intake ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Orto: Meniscus is cartilage in your knee. Helps cushion your knees . May need surgery depending what your symptoms are such as your knee locking swelling o... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Gi: This is difficult to answer. I recommend seeing a GI doctor so you can have a colonoscopy. This is a good first step. It is recommended at age 50 a... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Ignore: Have a large amount of ice on hand. This helps me a lot. Stretching before and after helps too.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Psych: Do you mean talking to yourself? If so this is fine and is not a sign of anything serious. I spoke out sometimes as well if that makes you feel bette... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Sob: How big is your son? Is this a new problem? Have you been sick recently? Did you have chest pain and if so see your doctor immediately. If sob pers... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Eye: This eye problem is likely a clogged tear duct. Take a warm cotton ball and gently massage the inner eye by the nose. Most infants grow out of it. The... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Anxiety: Take a hot bath which will relax your muscles.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Chest pain: This is unlikely costochondritis as this does not last that long recommend you see your doctor as something else is going on.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Ent: Quit smoking! your body is telling you how bad it is for you. There are over hundreds of noxious chemicals in cigarettes. Do yourself a favor and qu... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Pregnancy: Wow these days the list is very long. Such as condoms to birth control pills. Iud or depoprovera shots. See your on/gym for the best option for you.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Gyn: Bleeding after a d and c may last a couple of weeks but should not be extremely heavy after a few days. Resetting of your cycle is difficult to answer... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Pulmonary: Do you have a fever? Do you have a history of asthma. If not it sounds like allergies. Do you work around a lot of dust or mold? Sounds like you ar... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Blood: Thee are many that can such as supplemental hormones and birth control.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Blood: That is normal. When air hots blood and it dries a chemical reaction occurs and blood turns brownish.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Pregnancy: Every pregnancy can be different. The changes in hormones is thought to be the cause of hyperemesis gravida. Other then anti nausea meds and sometime... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Ped gi: Possibly esophageal regurgitation which can be treated. Seeing your peds doctor or pediatric GI doctor can be helpful.
A male asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Knee: This is likely a cartilage issue. Once cartilage is damaged healing is difficult and may require surgery. If you have swelling ice and anti imflammato... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Hand pain: Difficult to say. If you live in a cold place then reynauds is a possibility. The cold induces spasm of your hand arteries which causes bluish fingers... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Allergy: It is possible you could be having some allergic response. Allergies can cause systemic effects such as you mentioned. However do you have this respon... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Hand: Not necessarily as this tendon does little with movement. However, it is unusual that you are still having pain after 6 weeks. Might be a good idea to... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Endocrine: Very difficult to answer. Definitely recommend seeing your doctor. Question about diabetes, thyroid as well as other endocrine issues need to be inves... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Skin: I recommend a simple yet effective means. Ivory or other unscented soap and warm water. if you wear heavy makeup stop. Do this for a month and see... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Neuro: If you had a loss of consciousness then you should be evaluated immediately at an emergency department. If headache increases especially if associate... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Gi: Have you seen a surgeon? Normal labs are not helpful in this case. Could be what we call a smoldering appendicitis. If you are having pain in the rlq... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Nerve pain: Probably stretching a nerve root such as the sciatic nerve. Other then stretching exercises take your wallet out of your back pocket this worked for... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Derm: Yes especially if u love in a dry environment. Many products available for babies. Stay away from scented products. Just plan old baby lotion is okay.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Meds: Steroids can reduce inflammation but long term use is very problematic.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Pregnancy: At 36+ weeks i would not worry about baby size as long as the fetus has been steadily growing. Inducing is not indicated yet.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Heart: Perhaps and at your age chances are in your favor that it is not heart problems but of you have a family history of heart disease smoke use drugs you ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Ent: Sounds like a yeast infection involving the tongue. Need to see doctor for medicine for treatment.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Med rxn: Yes if he will take it, you can give him 325mg tylenol (acetaminophen) or 200 mg Motrin tab.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Syncope: It is vaso- vagal which can cause fainting. People who have a stressful event can have this such as passing out when they have blood drawn. It usually... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Autoimmune: Yes lupus even sub acute can cause clotting issues and puts you at a higher risk for blood clots.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Back: This is difficult to answer as i don't know what you do such as heavy labor vs. Desk job. Stretching before and after work can be helpful. How you si... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Back: Likely just muscle pain with spasm. Use Motrin and heat to area. However, if you are short of breath or dizzy you should see your doctor. Any leg pain... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Widman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Widman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Thank you, your answer was right on, I am getting help for it and very thankful to know what's been happening :)
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you, This may guide us to the right solution. My husband sweats at night only on his head. It's very puzzling to us
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks. Was concerned it might have been whooping cough, as it is going around the area. Very helpful answer.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

arizona
Graduated 1990MD

Awards

Thought Leader, Third Place, Tucson, AZ - Winter
2013
Top Emergency Medicine Specialist , First Place, Arizona - Winter
2013
Top Emergency Medicine Specialist , First Place, Arizona - Summer
2013
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