Dr. Kevin Carr

Internal Medicine
Timonium, MD
22 years experience male

Locations

Carr Medical Specialties

Timonium, MD

Address

1212 York Rd, #201, Timonium, MD, United States
Directions

About

Bio

Dr. Kevin L. Carr, MD FACP is a Board-Certified Internal Medicine physician who has practiced Primary Care and Hospital Medicine since 2004. Dr. Carr is a former Marine and graduated magna cum laude with High Honors from Howard University and completed his medical training at the University of Chicago and Yale University. He serves as the Medical Director of 2 clinics around Baltimore City and works as a Hospitalist--expertly managing even the sickest hospitalized patients. He is the former owner of a Concierge Medicine and Cosmetics clinic in Lutherville that has evolved into a Concierge Telemedicine practice. He has won numerous awards in the practice of Medicine and has a bedside manner that puts patients at ease. Dr. Carr lives in Maryland with his wife and 4 young children.

Specialties
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Internal Medicine

Aesthetic Medicine

Licenses

United States: Maryland, Pennsylvania

Doctor Q&A

156 Answers
45 Agrees
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Yes, if...: Bone cysts can cause persistent pain if the cyst has weakened the bone or caused it to fracture. Persistent pain in the region of a known cyst require... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Could also be...: I agree with Dr. Saghafi. We must also consider a low grade or atypical form of trigeminal neuralgia, which can present as chronic or episodic pain al... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Yes and no...: Worry is simply a negative wish and should be avoided. It simply depresses the immune system and allows negative things to happen. I would recommend h... Read More
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A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
HealthTap Prime...: If you connect with one of the HealthTap physicians in your area, you can discuss this in some detail over HealthTap Prime or through the Concierge se... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
See your doctor if..: I would like to tell you this is nothing to worry about, but a physician always pays attention when a patient is worried enough to bring a problem to ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Possibly, but...: Given your history of irregular heart rhythm requiring ablation, I would advise follow up with your heart specialist or PCP should this continue.Espec... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Mixed bag...: There are many reports of benefits and harms regarding consumption of caffeine..regular intake can cause an increase in blood pressure but some studie... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
See your doc...: This could be simple otitis media (middle ear infection) due to virus but symptoms of external ear pain and involvement of neck with lymph nodes/tende... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Usually mild...: A study of coated typhoid capsules showed most common side effects to be: "abdominal pain (6.4%), nausea (5.8%), headache (4.8%), fever (3.3%), diarr... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Something or nothing: Sorry to be equivocal, but this could be something or could be unremarkable. A physical exam with attention to the carotid pulse (on both sides of nec... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
See your Doctor...: This sounds like it should be worked up in person by a physician with a physical exam and other appropriate studies. With all symptoms mentioned, I wo... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Perhaps...: May be related to one of several things, or multiple factors. The fat/protein/carbohydrate ratio's of food directly affect how long it takes for you t... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
This could be...: If you are referring to itchiness in the ear canal, this could be due to several things which would include ear wax blockage, dermatitis (irritated an... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Magnesium glycinate: Magnesium oxide is the most commonly manufactured, due to its ease of manufacturing and low production cost--but it is not water soluble and can be po... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Not necessarily....: Generally, symptoms (such as fatigue, low muscle mass, low libido, etc.) are primary drivers of whether most people need to replace testosterone. The ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Don't accept this...: People often have poor health and accept this as a part of aging or "bad genes." Don't accept that you have to feel bad simply because you have certai... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Yes, but...: You can, but your elevated levels of progesterone may counter the effectiveness of HCG. You also may bleed more or longer due to HCG's elevation of yo... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Exam and history : Exam and history are key. This could be many things: eczema, fungal infection, pruritus ani to name some quickly. Ask your doctor about topical steroi... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Physical exam: A careful exam by a healthcare provider who will know the anatomy and will be able to feel the outline of the thyroid --(from the greek language meani... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
No: It has been assumed in the past that consumption of milk increases production of mucus in the throat and upper respiratory tree. This appears to be un... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Fairly common: This could be several things, most of which are quite common and not alarming. Pruritus ani is rectal/anal irritation and itching (generally worse at ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Not necessarily...: It is possible for some women to not have SYMPTOMS (meaning a physical manifestation felt by the patient) during ovulation (the time at which an ovary... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Can reduce...: Menstrual acne occurs in many women. It is due to the Progesterone rise (mid-cycle) causing increased sebum, and to the Estrogen and Progesterone decl... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Probably: It depends on if you are a man or woman and the dose. There is probably a dose-related effect for risk of clots or overstimulation of ovaries. Women g... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Botox allergy: Yes, but this is uncommon. Botox contains human albumin--it is thought that true allergic reactions (hives, etc) are due to this component.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Possibly...: This could still represent slightly swollen but small lymph nodes (shotty lymph nodes) due to localized or systemic inflammatory conditions such as in... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Yes...: Lyrica (pregabalin) appears to have an inhibitory effect on voltage-gated calcium channels thereby reducing the synaptic release of several neurotrans... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Wouldn't worry...: Impacted wisdom teeth can cause pain and inflammation under gums. Inflammatory chemicals from this region can cause lymph nodes in the region to becom... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Some thoughts...: This may simply be myofascial pain (tenderness in muscles of unknown cause), but a more important condition should be ruled out: Giant Cell Arteritis.... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Some examples...: There are medications that can be prescribed to help stimulate appetite but these are generally given for underlying health conditions--such as weight... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
No worries...: These results (likely for urinalysis) are unremarkable. The term "rare" in this context means "very few in number." In other words, on microscope exam... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Unfortunately...: Yes, osteoarthritis (due to wear-and-tear of the affected area) gets worse with the progression of time. As we age, our ability to repair damage lesse... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Yes.: You cannot transmit the Herpes infection to another part of your body after you get the initial infection. Your body produces antibodies that prevent ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Depends...: Typical failure rates for "the pill" are around 8 or 9%. That means, all things being equal, you have 8 or 9 chances out of 100 of being pregnant if y... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Generally speaking..: I would recommend a Board-certified Internal Medicine physician (but I guess I'm biased). Internal Medicine deals with all of the diseases of adults. ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Yes...: The Herpes virus is a localized infection of the mucocutaneous tissues (mouth or genital) and does not pass through the placenta to the fetus. The fet... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Nothing post-puberty: There are supplements that can increase testosterone levels and DHT (Creatine, Forskolin). The penis normally begins growth at ages 9 -13 and complete... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Common...: During any period of illness, there is an increase in systemic inflammation (blood vessels dilate to help mobilize cells to fight and also for nutriti... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
A couple of things..: This may be due to a spike of oxytocin after sexual orgasm that can dilate blood vessels, speed up the heart, and lower blood pressure. It is a natura... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
May need follow up..: While sore throat and burping are not uncommon follow ing the endoscopy,I would not expect these types of things to last for an entire month afterward... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
To check improvement: With intracranial bleeding and swelling, it is necessary to repeat a CT to make sure the bleeding has stopped and the edema (swelling) is resolving. O... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Not normal...: Technically, to have positive orthostatic vital signs (possibly indicating inadequate fluid volume in blood vessels in absence of spinal cord injury),... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
In 400 characters...: Sinus rhythm=normal electrical discharge of cardiac muscle from sinus node in right atrium. Repolarization=cells return to rest after electrical disch... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Common issue...: Memory storage is a complex topic. To begin forming a memory, attention must be focused on the material. If you are tired, bored, distracted--this can... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
No: Rabies is a virus transmitted via saliva through broken skin caused by a bite. The scenario you present could not cause rabies.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Antigens get held...: Each B cell recognizes only 1 unique antigen. We need > 1 million B cells to ensure most antigens are recognized. Collectively, B cells could likel... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
This could be...: This could be androgen (eg. testosterone) excess due to environment or genetic factors. Risk factors include obesity or family history. Polycystic Ova... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
HCG stimulates...: HCG hormone looks similar to LH (leutenizing hormone) to the body. LH (made in the pituitary gland in brain) stimulates Leydig cells in testicles to i... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
A week or so...: The skin of the ear is well-supplied with blood vessels, while the inner cartilage is not. This supply of blood vessels allows for good healing in gen... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Should be evaluated: New onset of early satiety should always be evaluated by a physician. Concerns would include: Depression, stomach ulcer, intestinal mass, occult malig... Read More
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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Oct 19, 2014
Dr. Carr embodies the best of medicine: knowledge, empathy, and collegiality. Healthtap generally, and me personally, benefit by his presence here.
Feb 25, 2015
I endorse Dr. Carr. He clearly is very knowledgeable and is providing an excellent service to the public via Healthtap.
HealthTap member
Nov 4, 2014
I just love Dr Carr, very personal and, caring, best bed-side manner I've seen with any doctor. And, Carr Specialties staff is just as awesome. Highly recommend
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! many thanks,I am like my father alochol intolerant and he as no DX after 10 years.we both suffer similar symptoms,his got worse after a H1N1 vaccination. Mine started ag...Read More
HealthTap member
Thank you so much for your response. It is reassuring. I have been droopy for 3 days so I may get examined tomorrow just to make sure everything is okay. Thank you again.
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! I have started taking the medicine and it has worked wonders with my pulse rate, BP, and over all fitness. Thank you very much Dr Carr!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, IL
Graduated 2001MD

Residency

YALE-NEW HAVEN HOSPITAL
Completed 2004

Awards

Patients Centered Medical Home, NCQA Physician Practice Connections
Top Doctor, Second Place, Baltimore Region - Spring
2016
Most Influential Doctor, First Place, Maryland - Spring
2016

Affiliations

American College of Physicians
Society of Hospital Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine
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