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Dr. Lisa Roazen

Emergency Medicine
Duluth, MN
19 years experience female

Locations

St. Luke's Hospital

Duluth, MN

Address

910 1st St, Duluth, MN, United States
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 10am - 8:00pm
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Fax

8448191139

Insurances accepted

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About

Bio

I'm an ER doc with a keen interest in community health, women's wellness, sexual health, and sports medicine. I practice both primary care medicine in an urgent care setting as well as seeing patients in the emergency department. I'd love to help you in your journey to wellness!

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

Urgent Care

Licenses

United States: Minnesota, New York, Wisconsin

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

174 Answers
23 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A male asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Gastroenteritis: When you have a stomach bug (gastroenteritis, usually caused by a virus) your stools can take on a wide variety of colors and textures. As your gut re... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Rarely.: In people who have congenital LQTS, benadryl can cause heart arrythmias by making their underlying problem worse. In people with normal QT, very large... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
No way to be certain: You're an adult; it is impossible to know what height and body type you'd be had your growth been affected as a child. The size and body types of your... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
No.: No, it is not true. There is nothing about passion fruit or its juice that is harmful to pregnancy.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
No.: Vancomycin is one of a few agents to treat known c. diff infections. It is not used to prevent it. If you have c. diff symptoms, please see a doctor f... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Yes.: Claritin is a non-sedating antihistamine. The D portion is a decongestant, either pseudoephedrine or phenylephrine. Robitussin (plain, guaifenesin or ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Monounsaturated oils: Consider avocado oil for both cooking and as an ingredient for most things you'd do with coconut oil. Avoid dietary fat sources which contain trans fa... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
No.: Hair growth is genetically determined and your hair follicles produce hair at the same rate unless you have a nutritional deficiency or an autoimmune ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Stye: It sounds like you have a stye. These go away by themselves most of the time. Warm moist compresses multiple times a day can help encourage them to dr... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
It depends.: The pain of an inflamed internal organ is worsened when the tissues overlying the organ are manipulated and pressed against the source of inflammation... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Regular exercise.: By gradually increasing your exercise, you will develop greater stamina and endurance. if you're not an exerciser, start slow, with walking or swimmin... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Many uses.: A syringe is the plunger and barrel into which medicine is drawn up. A needle is then connected to a syringe to administer medicine. Any syringe can b... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
One of many tools.: I think most diets and supplements don't work because you cannot stick with them long-term. They may help you reach a short-term weight loss goal, but... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Yes!: Your body stores many days worth of calories in the form of fat. If your body needs more energy between meals, and you don't eat, it will mobilize the... Read More
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Unlikely.: Every lab has a range of "normal" results, and different labs report results using specific units. For many labs in the US, the normal range of serum ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Neither.: There is little relationship between the end of bone growth and the end of sexual development. A young man whose growth plates of his bones are fused... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Abscess?: An abscess can cause local swelling, hardness, and pain. It is sometimes accompanied by skin redness and/or fever, but not always. Please see a doctor... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Not recommended: You are unlikely to get any additional benefit from a higher dose, but you may get unpleasant side effects. Consider a different cough suppressant, su... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Absolutely.: Influenza vaccines are safe in pregancy and in breastfeeding women. They are also safe for infants. The vaccine is a killed virus and cannot cause the... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Unlikely.: No pharmaceutical medication will significantly alter a drug screen, and no pill will bring or speed up the metabolism of alcohol. To pass the test, y... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Only if painful: If you have movement dysfunction, pain, clicking with weight bearing, or other symptoms, yes. Otherwise, it's unlikely to lead to any intervention at ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Usually, yes - pain!: Broken bones (fractures) in the wrist usually also cause swelling, bruising, and you won't be able to move your wrist through its full range of motion... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Yes, it's normal.: Women's breast sizes range from almost unnoticeable to very, very large. The amount of breast tissue a woman has is genetically determined. Even very ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Regular dose.: The onset of benadryl, when taken by mouth, can be anywhere from 15-45 minutes, so it will not help you fall asleep "fast" necessarily. The usual alle... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
No.: Masturbation does not cause any physical disorders or ailments. If your masturbation makes you feel ashamed, you can have mental distress from this. M... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Unliikely.: These are excellent medicines to help stabilize mood in people with certain psychiatric disorders. Fatal brain damage from them is incredibly rare. It... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Possibly.: Sometimes calf pain is due to a blood clot; if you're on hormones or have been immobile (long car/plane trip) your risk is higher. A tear in the muscl... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Eczema; shingles?: Some forms of eczema cause blisterlike lesions on the palms and fingers. But if they are red and hurt, it may be a shingles rash. See a primary doctor... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Pregnancy possible: Any amount of semen in the vagina can lead to conception. If you are very concerned about avoiding pregnancy, please go to the pharmacy for Plan B, th... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
See a doctor.: If you have a simple abscess, hot compresses can help draw it to a head so it can drain. But there are lots of other possibilities for the condition y... Read More
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Patent = open: It sounds like you've gotten a report from an imaging study, such as CT, MRI, or ultrasound (or even certain types of surgery or procedure). When the ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
It depends.: If being used for blood pressure, beta blockers have a wide range of doses that can be prescribed, from quite small to very large, and sometimes a sec... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Unlikely.: Prospan is a tincture of ivy in alcohol. The alcohol content is very high. There is scant evidence that ivy is an effective cough suppressant in well-... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
No effect: You will have fully absorbed the antibiotic within a few hours of taking it. Drinking alcohol will not affect the cure rate, so long as you have taken... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
You can see stingers: If you see a very dark or black hard object at the center of a sting, the stinger is likely embedded. A fine tipped tweezer can usually remove it. If ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Less effective: NuvaRing only has enough hormone in it to reliably protect against pregnancy when used for 3 weeks straight. If you leave it in for 4 weeks (which is ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
What kind of odor?: Where's the odor coming from? If vaginal, it may be bacterial vaginosis; you need a prescription medicine to make it go away. BV does not always have ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Don't stress.: All birth control pills make your endometrium (lining of the uterus) build up less during your monthly cycle, so the flow of your period is shorter an... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
It takes time: Burns injure not only the skin, but also the nerves under the surface of the skin. Most simple, superficial burns heal on their own and pain is gone i... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Infection!: Your description matches a yeast infection, but there's always concern for STDs. You should see a gynecologist for an exam and screening tests; if you... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Yes!: There are many over the counter products that combine guaifenesin and an antihistamine, like diphenhydramine, in a single pill. They work very differe... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Yes but unlikely.: You'd have to have a significant infestation for this to happen, and the texture of hair isn't what they're looking for to lay eggs. White egglike str... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
No.: Only a small number of people experience GI distress or damage when they consume foods with lectins, and the amount you have to eat must be quite larg... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Yes: Yes, it’s a multivitamin. No issues with taking with milk or at bedtime.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
SIP done at 12 weeks: While SIP testing relies on a blood draw at 12 weeks, the testing you do at 16-20 weeks, called the triple or quadruple screen, is still very importan... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
No.: The kind of fungus that grows on fingernails and toenails is very different from the kind that causes disease when inhaled. Environmental molds in bui... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Unlikely.: The pain of pancreatitis is usually central upper belly and quite severe. It does not come and go, and is often accompanied by significant nausea and ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Yes.: If appropriate for this kind of visit, HealthTap doctors can order certain basic lab tests. Most specialized rare tests cannot be ordered, though. Ple... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
It's possible.: Many factors can change a woman's cycle. Stress, significant weight loss or gain, a cycle where your ovary does not release an egg normally, or pregna... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Unlikely.: Ovulation predictors usually test for an elevation in leutenizing hormone (LH). The cycle changes that cause the LH surge typically only happen once p... Read More

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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you for your advice. I had an X-ray done where it showed a dislocation. Nothing else was done for me ?? I suggested PT. Do you think I should seek a second opinion...Read More
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I have difficulty with 4 oz of Pedialyte or Gatorade, which each have citric acid. Also vitamin C is painful if taken in even small quantities. Wish I could have elaborated. May try posting again.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I saw a neurologist and they couldnt explain it i saw them after the concussion i take meds and today i had a petít maul seizure thank you for reassuring me though

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Minnesota Medical School, MN
Graduated 2003MD

Residency

METROPOLITAN HOSPITAL CENTER

Awards

The Doctor's Award for service to the LGBT community, MN Philanthrofund
Top Emergency Medicine Specialist, Second Place, the Nation - Spring
2017
Most Influential, Second Place, Minnesota - Spring
2017

Affiliations

CityMD

Publications

“Sugar and Behavior: Expectancy Effects in a Balanced-Placebo Study.”
“Adverse Reactions to Ceftriaxone in Infants with Suspected Bacteremia.”
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