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Dr. Kevin Gardner

Family Medicine
Layton, UT
25 years experience

Locations

Office

Layton, UT

Address

1580 W. Antelope Dr., Suite 200, Layton, UT
Directions

Wasatch Peak Family Practice

Layton, UT

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Specialties
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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
5 weeks: A pregnancy is considered full term after 37 weeks. Although 40 weeks is the length of a pregnancy, babies born after 37 weeks are considered to be bo... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
No: There are no medications that can treat a 100% blockage. Collaterals are good and low cholesterol is good only surgery can treat a 100% blockage, but ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Possibly: Those are all classic signs of jaundice and should be checked.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Low likelihood: If you only smoked for 2 years, your risk is fairly low. Even though you are at slightly higer risk than non-smokers, that risk is still low. Most smo... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
TMJ: Possibly tmj. If you grind your teeth or chew a lot of gum, you can get TMJ inflammationa which radiates pain from the jaw, into the ear, and up to th... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Gout: Usually proteins such as red meats can make gout worse.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Botulism: This is a bacterial infection. Symptoms are caused by the bacterial release of botulinim toxin. If caught early treatment can be very effective.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Fibromyalgia: Trigger points are assessed during a physical ecam. There are 18 known trigger points. Ii out of 18 "positive" or painful trigger points make the di... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes.: There is no problem combining these medications.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Tests: Mild thickening of the adrenal gland is very non-specific. May mena nothing. More concerning are the labs. Gfr should be greater than 60, creatinine l... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Antipsychotics: Sometimes, antipsychotics make the person being treated more emotional, but the majority of the time, they help the situation. If the antipsychotics ... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Fat containing herni: The hernia is most likely not the cause of your bowel problems. Umbilical hernias very rarely contain any bowel, mostly fat. They are not emergencie... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Bacterial bronchial: Productive cough, fever, chills and sometimes shortness of breath.
A female asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Chest pain: Consider asthma. Asthma can cause airway obstruction, and can cause shortness of breath, chest burning and cough. Your doctor can do a couple of simpl... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Ivermectin: Dose is 0.2mg/kg. Average weight of an adult is 70 kg, which is 14mg. There are 2.2 lb per kg. Scabies don't usually leave eggs, so the Ivermectin wil... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
No: Unfortuneately, there aren't any good blood tests for cancer. There are a few blood tests that check for certain tumor markers, but they cannot be use... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Ulcer: You need to be checked for an ulcer right away, as if left untreated can cause serious problems.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Depends: They could be lipomas that are benign, but they may be other things. He should go see his doctor to have these evaluated.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: There is no contraindication there, and there are no interactions to be concerned about.
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Dilantin: Dilantin is processed mainly through the liver, but should be used with caution in someone with either liver or kidney damage or insufficiency.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Back problems: Degeneration and inflammation are impacting the nerves in the back causing numbness. Sometimes cortisone injections in the back can help.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Barking cough: A barking cough that is much worse at night, relieved by steam or cold air; low grade fevers.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Probably is reflux.: Your doctor can prescribe some liquid or rapidly dissolving Prevacid (lansoprazole) which may help. An ENT doctor can also look and confirm that the b... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Stomach bacteria: H. Pylori is a bacteria found in the stomach. It does not necessarily cause ulcers, but is associated with ulcers over 90% of the time. If found, it c... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
No: Vitamin B12 is absorbed through the stomach, and needs a particular hormone secreted by the stomach (intrinsic factor). Gastric bypass can cause B12 d... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Thinness: Eat more. However, if your diet is not the problem, hormonal testing (thyroid, etc.) may be helpful to see if there are any other causes that may be t... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Possibly...: Hepatitis may be an answer, but consider gall bladder disease. This usually causes right sided pain going through to the back, nausea and vomiting, di... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Stomach acids: Worst foods: high fat, chocolate, spicy. Best foods: milk, bland foods.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Lymph nodes: May indicate inflammation, infection, sarcoidosis or cancer. If the first two, yes; if the second two, no. How long they have been there is helpful to... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Ankle injury: Wrap the ankle, elevate it and rest. Stay off it as much as possible. Nsaid's (ibuprofen, naprosyn) will help.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Stretch marks: Lotions with aloe vera and vitamin e help, but having new stretch marks may be a sign of excess hormone called cortisol. This should be checked to mak... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Balanitis: Usually an infection of the foreskin, most commonly candida (or yeast). Other organisms can cause this as well, but sometimes the foreskin just becom... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
PAR and TA: If caught early and treated, very good.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: You may have a condition called polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos). This causes irregular periods and also makes it difficult but not impossible to ha... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
No.: Alcohol is processed through the liver and does not damage the kidneys.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Pale stools: Pale stools can come from different sources. Usually it is due to poor fat absorption, indicationg a problem with the liver or gall bladder. Sometim... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Childhood depression: First, have him see fis doctor to be screened. Usually at this age, just some counseling and extra attention from the family are all that is needed. ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Gardner is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gardner is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Nnothing done about Kidneys but having an AVS. Appreciate you
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks. I have been feeling sick n I think it may b that.
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I don't have my gallbladder it's already been taken out about5 years ago

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Utah School of Medicine, UT
Graduated 1997MD
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