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Dr. Kevin Carr

Internal Medicine
Timonium, MD
21 years experience male

Locations

Carr Medical Specialties

Timonium, MD

Address

1212 York Rd, #201, Timonium, MD, United States
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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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 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 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Many things...: Heavy or long periods reduce number of red blood cells (which carry oxygen), causing heart to speed up to get them from the lungs to tissue to deposit... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Perhaps...: This may be due to different things in different people. Possibly due to decreased blood flow to the ears in some after exercising. Others may have a ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
That depends...: Depends on how long the symptoms have been going on and whether there are associated symptoms such as swelling in the ankles, wheeze, fever, worsened ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Hospital...: Migraine duration of longer than 4 or 5 days is called Status Migrainosus and requires aggressive specialized attention in the ED or hospital because ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Generally, yes....: Many patients report sluggish weight loss the longer they stay on it. Generally for my patients, when weight loss becomes sluggish, we may take a brea... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Good question...: From an evolutionary standpoint, we were designed to eat standing...or at least squatting...to allow us to remain on the lookout for threats (tigers, ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
It can decrease...: BP can decrease when you pee due to tensing the abdomen or straining--causing the vagus nerve to open some blood vessels wider and drop the heart rate... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 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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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Menstrual acne...: 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 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Hmm...: These symptoms need to be evaluated immediately in person by a medical professional. I would need much more information to even make an educated guess... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Need to be evaluated: Hitting your head with resultant headache and sensitivity to light could indicate meningeal irritation (the meninges are the Saran wrap-like covering ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Up to 42 days...: Diazepam (Valium) is a long-acting drug in the benzodiazepine family. For urine testing, it can be detected for up to 42 days after last usage (depend... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 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 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Possibly blood...: Black-colored vomit in the context you describe is likely bleeding in stomach due to irritation caused by alcohol (or NSAID's like motrin). Blood can ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Not recommended: Progesterone is thought to counter the effects of HCG (making it more difficult to curb appetite and lose weight). Also, if you are a male, HCG increa... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
This could be...: Could be what are known as "sex headaches--" brought on by sexual activity--especially an orgasm. Can feel like a dull ache in the head that worsens a... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Multiple factors...: Lower testosterone, lower nitric oxide levels, and probable vascular hardening/dysfunction--all occur with age. With age, your "north pointing flag" b... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Probably normal...: Veins carry low oxygen blood back to the heart and are darker in color than oxygen-rich blood. Shallow vessels are more obvious in color. A large supe... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
It is possible...: It depends on the stroke type and your underlying risk factors. Certainly, heart rate and blood pressure increase slightly during sexual activity, and... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Not paranoid…: This is for protection from temperature and trauma. 2 types of muscle allow the testicles to move up or down--cremaster muscles (voluntary) and dartos... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Good question...: Depending on the area of the cut (such as the nose), there are fewer blood vessels present to deliver healing elements (such as fibroblasts) to the ar... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Possibly: Acid reflux can certainly be a problem in people with reactive airways (such as asthma)--causing increased shortness of breath. Irritability could be ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Hmmm...: If I understand your question, they may have identified that your unborn child has prognathism (a protruding jaw/underbite). I don't specialize in fet... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
See Doc if worried..: Lower abdominal pain (depending on location such as right/left/or middle) can be multiple things. Important considerations are absence of bowel moveme... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Report this to Doc..: There can be potential withdrawal symptoms from abruptly stopping lamictal, but this must be weighed with the fact that it may be causing you shortnes... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
No worries....: The "popping" sensation you feel in your chest may be from arthritis of the sternoclavicular joint (near the breast bone). Like any joint, there is mo... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Yes: HCG can cause elevation of estrogen and breakthrough bleeding. This generally is not a problem and generally not a cause to stop the HCG (unless bleed... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
No good data...: I did a quick literature search on dosing and uses of this particular plant remedy and the results I got were maddening. This plant apparently has exp... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Heart rate and weigh: High heart rate and failure to gain weight in context of "defect" (?disease process) could indicate hyperthyroidism--thyroid is a gland at base of nec... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Yes: Blood in bowel movement is always of concern and should be investigated by a physician. He will want to know how long this has occurred, if there is b... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Can be normal if...: This can be normal as long as the stools are not described as black and tarry in appearance (as this could indicate a slow bleed from the gastrointest... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Briefly....: There are many reasons people turn to alcohol.Some are seeking escape, some are attempting to self-medicate ongoing psychosocial issues. Attention-see... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Very challenging...: Rash + Fever in adult patients can be due to any number of things and it is essential to know where the rash initially appeared on the body and how it... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Probably...: These symptoms could be consistent with deep vein thrombosis (blood clot)-- behind the calf--which has broken off and travelled to the lungs (pulmonar... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
This could be...: This could be lichen planus or lichenification of a fungal infection in the groin. It could also be psoriasis. A prescription strength topical anti-fu... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Premature beats...: Usually nothing to worry about unless occurs frequently and accompanied with other symptoms such as lightheadedness. If you lay on your left side at n... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Somewhat true...: HCG mimics (binds to same receptor) as LH which in turn stimulates the Leydig cells of your testicles to produce sperm and testosterone. These Leydig ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Rage and light...: Humans are among the most adaptable creatures on the planet. If your behavior causes you distress, simply change it. Find the good in others. Find the... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
No...: The ingredients contain arginine and citrulline (among other things, none of which actually grow tissue).The first 2 ingredients are active in the nit... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Probably not related: The lower back pain and pain in right inner thigh may simply be muscle strain, but could also be neuropathic pain ("a pinched nerve causing skin sensa... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Only 1 way...: If there is still pain, deformity, or reduced range of motion, you should have a physical exam and evaluation may include further imaging. If no pain,... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Yes...: First, you'll want to be sure you are evaluated by your physician to rule out any important underlying medical causes for low appetite. If there are n... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
G.I. Bleed...: Possibly a medical emergency. Fresh red blood coming from the rectum is always a cause for concern. Hemorrhoids would be a common cause, but other thi... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Couple of thoughts..: This sounds like it could involve a branch of the cranial nerves that controls motion of the eye and eyelid on one side of body or the other. But, dam... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Possibly...: Possibly nothing, unless it is very dark and tarry or maroon (due to the abnormal presence of blood). Normal color is light to dark brown, changing de... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Seek visit with doc.: Many things can cause tightness in chest--from the benign, such as muscle strain-to the more serious, such as angina or heart attack. A provider will ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Quite common...: I would put this in the category of pulsatile tinnitus--causes of which can be not-worrisome or worrisome. Not-worrisome causes include vascular tortu... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Bouchard's nodes: Enlarged knuckles at the mid-finger are called bouchard's nodes and are a sign of wear-and-tear on the joints (osteoarthritis). Genetics is also thoug... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Yes, but...: It is possible to acquire ingredients from chemical distributors to make your own testosterone preparations. This can be extremely hazardous to your h... Read More
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Testimonials
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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.
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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
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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
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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.
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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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