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Dr. Evan Kardon

Primary Care, Internal Medicine
raleigh, NC
40 years experience male

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Specialties
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Internal Medicine

Emergency Medicine

Licenses

United States: North Carolina

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

77 Answers
9 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Eye pain: I’m concerned that you may have some kind of iritis, which is suggested by your combination of eye redness and pain worsened by light. You need a prom... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Diarrhea : If the diarrhea improves with enzymes then you might be lactose intolerant and would benefit from a dairy free diet. Otherwise you should see your pcp... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Vomiting : Your vomiting needs to be assessed. There are many reasons for vomiting. My advice is to be evaluated by your pcp.... a telemedicine evaluation ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Anal bleeding : You need to see your surgeon again . He did an anal procedure on you 2 months ago and you have bleeding in the same area. I wouldn’t manipulate anyt... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Rectal bleed: I can’t make a specific diagnosis of your bleeding. You need to see your pcp for a thorough evaluation. You may have a minor problem like a hemorrhoid... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Knee pain: There are many causes of knee pain. It can be arthritis, ligament tear, meniscus tear or other. If this is a chronic condition consider what you may b... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Dizziness : There are many causes of dizziness....without a detailed medical evaluation I can't provide a diagnosis. A blood sugar of 82 is normal and will not ca... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Probably Covid : You need to be tested for Covid and quarantine in the mean time. Go to emergency room if feeling very ill or having shortness of breath or chest pa... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Diarrhea : I’m concerned that you are having an antibiotic related significant diarrheal illness. Contact your ear surgeon promptly. You may need to stop your cu... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Leg lesion : A non healing lesion is concerning. Go to your pcp or, ideally, a dermatologist for evaluation....telemedicine should be a start too.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Altered mental state: First must rule out hypoglycemia which would require immediate sugar administration and probable medication change. If you glucose level is ok the... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Colon cancer: If you had an abdominal ct with contrast that “ looks good” it’s unlikely that you have any kind of obstruction . I’d need to know more about your me... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Palpitations : You need to be promptly connected to a heart monitor to evaluate your cardiac rhythm. Call 911 if having chest pain or dizziness.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Congenital heart: Good question! I think you should be managed by a cardiologist so please follow up with a cardiologist., who can probably answer your questions at his... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Hyperthyroidism : By “sub clinical hyperthyroidism “ I presume you’re describing aympmtomatic hyperthyroidism. It is unpredictable when you would develop symptoms. ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Testicular pain : You should be evaluated promptly by your pcp or emergency provider. Hard to evaluate your complaint via telemedicine,unfortunately .
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Liver bleeding : If liver hemangioma ruptures you’ll have upper abdominal pain at first . Later the pain could spread and you could have complications from excessive b... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
As long as your diagnosis is correct there should be no problem, however herpes can look like poison ivy and is very contagious.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Pilonidal cyst: This is a challenging problem. I would research local physicians who specialize in wound management. Such a doctor may have a modern technique to achi... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Contaminated urine : With so many epithelial cells this is most likely a contaminated specimen and can be repeated if having pain or urinary symptoms. If still having pain... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Proteinuria: Your pcp can do basic work up of protein in urine(blood tests, 24 hour urine collection) and then decide if nephrologist is needed.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Wax impaction: A “blocked ear “ is usually due to cerumen impaction. (Ear wax). Most medical practitioners can relieve this by ear irrigation (squirting water in ear... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Vertigo: What you are describing sounds like a type of vertigo, which is often due to an inner ear dysfunction. Ideally you should be evaluated by a neurologis... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Hypertension : Indeed, there are MANY blood pressure medications. It is common to need medication adjustments to optimize blood pressure. And of course a low sodium... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Kidney stones: You may have a metabolic condition predisposing you to kidney stones. You may need blood and urine testing and ,possibly , imaging.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Brain calcifications: The radiologist “reads” the scan and interprets the image. They study for years to obtain such a skill.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Vaginal pain: It’s time for an appointment with a gynecologist. No condom? Are you sure you’re ready to be a mother....bf doesn’t always stick around to help with ... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Too long to wait: That’s a bit too long to wait....a week or two I’d tolerate.....find another specialist who can see you sooner.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Hives: You pose a difficult question. If it turns out that the urticaria (hives) recur promptly after stopping fexofenadine you may have to take it long term... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Abscy: He should be seen by his pcp. A painfulboil” may be an abscess needing incision and drainage.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Chest pain: Unless you are 100% sure that you have a muscle strain you need emergency evaluation for your chest pain!! Cheat “heaviness “ is a type of chest pa... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Not duloxetine: Duloxetine is not often a cause of constipation. I would consider diet or other medications as more likely causes of short-term constipation.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Not overly concerne.: I’m more concerned about your borderline tachycardia...has your heart rate always been around 100? You should be evaluated non-urgently by your re... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Pilonidal disease : Apparently the 2018 surgery was not definitive and that surgeon is not available. May be time to find a different surgeon.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Dental pain: It sounds like you need good dental care, which should not worsen your residual Bell’s palsy.
A 82-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Insomnia : It would be safe to taper doxyamine. There’s no danger, but your insomnia may worsen.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Post nasal bleeding: Infection is 1 possibility, but I would be concerned about possible bleeding disorder or tumor. Ideally you should be evaluated by ENT.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Facial numbness : This sounds like a possible problem with your left 7th facial nerve. However, usually there is accompanying left facial paralysis. You may positionall... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Abdominal pain : An upper abdominal bulge with associated pain is concerning. I think you should see your pcp for detailed evaluation promptly. Antacids may help... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
High bilirubin: your elevated bilirubin requires some investigation....your tsh is up too. You need some evaluation!
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Gastritis : Usually 2 months or so of medication such as omeprazol or other proton pump inhibitor will give cure... pain should resolve much quicker.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Muscle cramps : You need a thorough medical evaluation with particular attention to the neurological part of the physical exam. Ideally you should see a good neurolog... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
It is possibly that you have an associated vascular condition along with your rheumatoid arthritis. A thorough evaluation by a rheumatologist shou... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Abdominal pain: A much more detailed history is needed to make a diagnosis. If you have had an abdominal and pelvic ultrasound your current diagnosis is plausible. A ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Tongue pain: I’m skeptical that reflux is causing your tongue pain. A consult with an ENT physician might be useful.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Heart failure : What you’re describing (heart failure and possibly coughing up blood) needs a cardiologist for your care.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Many possibilities : This requires an in person evaluation if symptoms last for more than 2-3 days...too many possibilities to advise further.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Hypercalcemia: Your labs suggest possible primary hyper parathyroidism causing hypercalcemia.... your high albumen suggests you were dehydrated at the time of the bl... Read More
A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Distended abdomen: You have some symptoms that warrant evaluation, particularly the itching and the low energy, Get evaluated by your pcp.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Prostate cancer: Most men with prostate cancer will not notice enlargement. Older men with bph(benign prostatic hypertrophy) can have urinary difficulties.

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Nov 27, 2015
This Thanksgiving, I wanted to share my appreciation for all that you do! Thank you, doctor! :)
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Very good evening Dr. Kardon. Thank you very much for the information!
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Thanks. Am American living in Laos, no good CardioDrs, WillLookOnline
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I would like to thank you for answering my question, thank you doctor.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, NY
Graduated 1982MD

Residency

MONMOUTH MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 1985

Awards

HealthTap Founding Doctor

Virtual Visit Ratings

4.9
60 ratings

20 top reviews

58-year-old female
Apr 17, 2022 BLNG SPG LKS, NC
Thank you so much for your prompt care and advice.
29-year-old female
Apr 5, 2022 Jacksonville, NC
34-year-old male
Feb 4, 2022 Charlotte, NC
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