Dr. Ronald Widman

Emergency Medicine
tucson, AZ
33 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
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Scar: Scarring is dependent on many things such as how badly have you scarred before. How did you take care of the cut. Also how much sun exposure may caus... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Fiber: The difference is what u pay for each product.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Knee: Could indicate cartilage damage. But of no pain or swelling i would not be to concerned.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Uti: Possibly urine infection with bladder spasm. Also consider constipation or kidney stone.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Endo: It is a sugar your body uses for energy.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Ortho: Sounds like shin splints which are painful but not serious. Rest ice and Motrin will help. If not better 1 week consider stress fracture xrays may nee... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Dpm: Generally they are trained to recognize when a foot problem leading to hip issues and vice versa. However if it is a hip issue go to an or tho doc.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Pregnancy: Sounds like you were very responsible but nothing is perfect. Take a preg test to be sure. Good luck.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Ortho: Maybe. Is the knee swollen red or warm to touch? Regardless i would go back to doctor and be checked.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Thyroid: This could indicate your thyroid may not be functioning correctly. See your doctor to have your levels checked.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Undescended testicle: Your son has a testicle that did not drop down as it should have. An ultrasound is indicated and follow up with urology.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Pregnancy: Plan b is very effective and most likely worked. If still concernd take preg test.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Neurology: Unlikely he cut the nerve but should have improved with Medrol (methylprednisolone) pack. Nerve may have bruised and nerves can be very stubborn to he... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Nodes: Sounds like they have been present for awhile recommend a biopsy to be certain what they are.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Neurology: Basically it is nothing serious. It is your brain basically going to sleep.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Medical: Well, many of us have been in your shoes. Having self doubt is fairly common especially during the first and 3rd year. Talking to your advisor or me... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Micro: Bacteria are divided mostly into gram positive or negative depending on a special dye test. Does not necessarily mean you have a urine infection. Is ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Skelatan: At your age it is unlikely anything serious. It is not uncommon for young people to have sharp chest pain that lasts for several seconds or more. Usua... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Peds: 2 weeks should be ample time for treatment for thrush. If not any better it is time to be rechecked by the doctor.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Derm: Doesn't sound serious especially if there are no other symptoms such as fever. Watch for a few days and if not better see your doctor. Can take Benadr... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Derm: Are you beast feeding? If so it could be a yeast infection. If not try vitamin e or eucerin cream for a week and re evaluate.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Pregnancy: This is not uncommon for symptoms to fluctuate day to day. Has nothing to do with a miscarriage.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Gi: This is very difficult to answer. Does she have vomiting or diarrhea? Does eating make the pain better or worse? Could be as simple as a viral illne... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Gu: It is possible you could have an infection so a urine test would help. Avoid drinking before bed especially caffienated drinks such as soda coffee or ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Back pain: I would be very very careful with the heat as Lidoderm causes numbness which can mask the temperature and lead to burns.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Asthma: First thing to do is stop smoking. Next do youtake inhalers for your asthma which can elevate your heart rate and blood pressure? If you continue to... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Gyn: Certainly sounds abnormal. Have you done a pregnancy test? Sometimes women can have abnormal periods and then reset but if neg pregnancy recommend se... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Gi: Using excessive fiber products can lead to bloating, cramping and excessive gas so be careful!
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Pharmacy: Combination of Aspirin and Ibuprofen can be problematic. And unless your doctor told you to take an adult Aspirin i would recommend a baby Aspirin 81 ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Ortho: It is likely a bone cyst but an xray would be helpful.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Ophtho: There are some requirements such as testing the thickness of your cornea and your eyesight needs to be unchanged, for some eye doctors they recommend ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Ortho: Eating healthy is always important in the healing process this would include fruits and vegatables.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Menses: 2 week period is unusual. Check pregnancy test. If negative and bleeding continues see your doctor.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Ent: If it has been that way for 15 years i would not worry about it unless it suddenly becomes painful, changes size or causes problems breathing.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Pulmonary: Despite your oxygenationaintaining at a good level if you are having symptoms it is time to see your doctor. Are you using inhalers and or inhaled ste... Read More
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A 75-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Gi: I would start with your pediatrician but pediatric gastroenterogist is the specialist you would look for. Good luck.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Menses: The simple answer is yes but a preg test would let you know.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Dizzy: This is difficult to answer but it is not normal. Thyroid problems should be considered as well as pregnancy. I recommend seeing your doctor with the... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Endocrine: Not necessarily but it depends on how much you drink and how frequently. Also what was the cause of the pancreatitis? Alcohol certainly can lead to p... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Pregnancy: Early pregnancy would be very difficult to detect by digital exam.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Ortho: They are fused by now. If you are still having pain especially if you have any neurologic symptoms such as weakness or numbness you should contact you... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Heme: Difficult to answer. Alcohol can lower plts so stop drinking. Sometimes certain illnesses can cause low plts such as idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpu... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Viral syndrome: Sounds like a virus to me. Drink fluids to replace lost fluid from diarrhea. Can take Motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen) for aches and pains. If not be... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Gyn: If you are asymptomatic i would not recommend any treatment at this time. However if you develop burning, itching and/or increase in discharge you nee... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Derm: Acne can be treated and seeing a dermatologist may be helpful. Sounds like dry skin on your back. Try moisturizing lotion on your skin such as euceri... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Flu: First question is did you get the flu shot? This sounds like the flu. However you can go to your doctor and have a sole test done to check. Unfortuna... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Gi: No he only sees the esophagus and stomach.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Gyn: If monostat has failed it is time for you to get a pelvic exam and have cultures obtained. Consider gardnerella or trichomonas as possibilities. These... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Stress: Yes. Stress and anxiety can cause many symptoms including neck pain.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Headache and deydrat: It is possible that you are dehydrated thus leading to a headache. Make sure you drink plenty of fluids before, during and after. Sport drinks can h... 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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