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Dr. David Wiebe

Primary Care, Emergency Medicine
Lafayette, CO
22 years experience male

Locations

Ergentus

Lafayette, CO

Address

200 Exempla Circle, Lafayette, CO
Directions

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About

Bio

I work as an Emergency Physician at several busy Emergency Departments in Colorado, and help people online as well. I enjoy exercise in the outdoors and being with my wife and kids.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Emergency Medicine

Licenses

United States: California, Colorado, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas, Wyoming

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

105 Answers
9 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Many possibilities: Sorry to hear about your pain. In that area, we consider gallstones, pulled muscles, gastritis and ulcers, and less likely blood clots and lung infec... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
No specific number: Long qT is a theoretical risk of heart rhythm abnormality. Different meds can interact and make it worse. Regardless, being on a lower dose of metha... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Consider shaving: Shaving is one sure way of eliminating that problem. It's not for everyone, but it seems to work.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Get seen: Could still be bronchitis with poor response to treatment, but if you are having trouble breathing, you need to be sure you don't have a pneumonia, he... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Not uncommon : You may still have kidney stone disease. Grains of sand can cause significant pain without seeing stones on CT. Watch out for other causes. Renal infa... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: If you have weakness or numbness in your legs, or trouble holding your bladder, you should be seen.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
No: Any foreign object in the skin can create inflammation or increase the chance of infection. Stitches are used if they have to be, to bring the wound ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
No: Color does not point to anything wrong. It can be diet or how you are absorbing nutrients. If you have fever, pain, bleeding, then you should get ch... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: Some sexually transmitted infections do not require actual intercourse. Rubbing or exchange of fluids can spread some viruses such as herpes. If conce... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: The body has an amazing ability to get pregnant. You may even ovulate more than once in a cycle. Always assume it's possible, and get tested if conc... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Stye: A small pimple in that area can cause a lot of pain. Hot cloth compresses can help soften the tissue, and eventually it will release.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Not perfect: The measurements are never perfect, which is why you get slightly different numbers each time. They should be close.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Depends: Everyone has a different response to it. Usually the reason you take it is that the good effects outweigh the bad ones.
A member asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Testing needed: Chest pain in third trimester is common, but can be serious. It might just be referred pain, but you need to ensure it isn't a blood clot.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Depends: If you google "pregnancy calculator" you will find a few different ways of looking at this. The fact is, there is no definite answer. You can find a... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Ibuprofen: It depends on the cause of sore throat. Many times it is a virus, like with mono. Less likely a bacteria, such as with strep throat. Ibuprofen can ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Ovarian cyst?: Many things can cause the symptoms you describe, but a cyst definitely comes to mind with everything you mentioned. They can grow and shrink dependin... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Valve: That is often just a valve, where blood backs up and can stretch out the vein at that spot. If it is tender, red or growing, it might be worth having... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
HIDA scan: Hi. If I saw you in person with those symptoms and findings I might consider ordering a special gallbladder function study called a HIDA scan. This wo... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Maybe: Everyone needs to be paid for their job, so free is unlikely. There are many places online where you can interact like this and have questions answer... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Drink more: If you are talking about using creatine as a workout supplement, you should increase your water intake from baseline, as that helps decrease the chanc... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Decongestants : Take Sudafed for congestion. Bump is likely a lymph node. Ibuprofen and fluids. You should get over the virus soon!
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Pen is cheap: Penicillin costs just a couple dollars at several pharmacies. If ibuprofen doesn't work, consider seeing an online Doctor for possible cheap antibioti... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
6-8 weeks.: Bones typically take 6-8 weeks to heal. If you were very careful and the bones didn't move for 5 weeks, you're likely in the clear, but it depends on... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Go outside: supplements and sunshine are the key. Lots of skin uncovered (no sunscreen) in the sun will help. Not unusual after the winter months. It's more prev... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: A non sedating antihistamine is fine to take with DayQuil, which does not have the antihistamine that is in NyQuil. Probably a good idea, too if you h... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Depends: Many things can do this at your age: growing pains, stress fractures, infections, inflammation, arthritis. Try over the counter meds and avoid usin... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: They don't likely interact much, but be sure you're alert enough to deal with any complications from the pills.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
It's a big surgery: Pain is tough, but replacing a VP shunt is a very big deal, with a lot of risk. Consider a second opinion if the symptoms are unbearable.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Infection?: Sometimes a herpes infection such as shingles shows up when you're pregnant. Check for blisters, and have it looked at if concerned.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
No: That medicine is not used for sleep, but if it is protecting you from seizures at night, your sleep could be improved.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Wait a week: It would be better to never smoke, of course. After tooth extraction, you should wait at least a week, because smoking increases the chance of the cl... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Depends: Everyone notices their own bodies differently, but before 10 weeks, everything is hidden inside your pelvis and there is nothing to see. After that, ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: There is always the chance. But it sounds like you took some extra hormone within the window of time required, and the chance of implantation is much... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: If you lay on your left side, your heart actually sits right on your chest wall, and it is much easier to feel/sense your heartbeat, which might have ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Hormone effect: Pregnancy is always a concern. You may be having symptoms from the hormones implanted. Follow your symptoms closely and consider seeing someone if t... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Cyst: This is usually a cyst, which is filled with a thicker dense white substance, but otherwise similar to a zit. A hot soak and massage can sometimes re... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: It is very easy to pass infections back and forth. If you are on antibiotics, it increases the likelihood of having yeast infections. I would have b... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Depends on context : Sounds like you had an ekg. Those findings don't mean much without context. Any other testing? Ongoing symptoms could be from inflammation.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: You will need to sign up for a concierge appointment. For a small fee, the doctor can discuss your case and ensure the request is appropriate. If so, ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: Losing weight by starvation will cause muscle breakdown. Exercise and a healthy diet are a smarter way to go.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
A few days: if you have norovirus, it can last 3-5 days. Depending on how dehydrated you get, it can take a few more days after that to feel normal. Drink a lot t... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: If it's in the side or back lower ribs, it can be referred from your kidneys. Less likely in the front, but everyone experiences symptoms differently... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Could be: If you are HIV negative on testing, then unlikely. Many different viruses and bacteria can cause those symptoms, and you don't have to have HIV.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
No: Don't take any extra meds. If you just overdosed, you need to let your body detoxify. You should expect to feel bad for a few days.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Have urine checked: You could have infection or be spilling proteins in your urine. A simple test will tell.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
No: There will always be a range for normal. If it keeps climbing when checked, that might indicate a problem. If you are not a diabetic, one glass of w... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Bleach: The white ones use bleach. It's not a lot, and everyone using it for coffee is getting some, but smoking it might be more. No good studies to prove ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
No: blood can be from local irritation, seminal fluid, urine and other places. A small amount only when squeezing, without other symptoms, does not necess... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
A little fast: Over 100 is considered abnormal, but everyone is different. If you take Ibuprofen, it might settle down a bit. And drink fluids; it's easy to get d... Read More

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Aug 7, 2016
My experience with Dr.Wiebe was through Health app. I was very unsure but my experience was amazing. He was kind, funny and prompt.
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Feb 10, 2017
Helped me tremendously one night when i need some help. Would definitely recommend!
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wiebe is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Doesn't worsen with food. Maybe its a pulled muscle. When i hold things with my right hand it seems to pull and hurt worse. Tylenol & aleve didnt help. I will try ibupro...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you so much! I get really frustrated when its not low in the morning and at night.... Any tips to lower my resting heart rate? BP is perfect!
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This saved my life. Thank you. Thanks Dr. Wiebe life saver I was thinking cancer like noooooooo thanks a billion

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine, BC
Graduated 2000MD

Residency

DENVER HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 2004

Awards

TOP EMERGENCY MEDICINE SPECIALIST, First Place, Colorado - 2018
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Virtual Visit Ratings

4.7
136 ratings

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