Dr. Evan Kardon

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

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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.

Internal Medicine

Emergency Medicine

Licenses

United States: North Carolina

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

98 Answers
20 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Jaw fracture: You may have a broken jaw. X-ray may show it. After 5 months it may already be healed.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Testicular mass: You need to see a doctor for evaluation of testicular swelling. This may be a concerning tumor or a benign condition like a hydrocele.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
High cholesterol : Crestor is excellent medicine for high hdl. I need more details: creator dose, pre and post lipid profile, past medical history etc. To further advise... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Arrhythmia : You are describing abnormal cardiac electrical conduction. This needs prompt evaluation by a cardiologist. Call 911 if dizzy, short of breath or havin... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Gyn symptoms : You need prompt evaluation by your pcp or preferably by your gynecologist. You may have UTI , yeast infection, or both.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Herpes: This is the kind of complaint that requires in person evaluation, i.e., a gym exam. Having said that, if you have had herpes in that area then emp... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Pregnant with covid: At this point you need follow up with your obstetrician. As long as you have no symptoms, you and your fetus should be fine....but you must quarantine... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Florinef can begin to work in 2-4 hours and have peak effect probably in 6-8 hours
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Vaginal bleeding : First you need a pregnancy test. You need to be seen by ob-gyn. Further management per competent obstetrician-gynecologist.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Throat closing: The sensation of “throat closing” is most commonly due to anxiety, but you need a thorough medical evaluation to be sure. High cholesterol, asthma ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Swollen leg: With leg swollen beneath knee must consider possible deep venous thrombosis which is diagnosed via ultrasound. Have your pcp do or order a lower leg u... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Depends: If clinically she needs a PPM then most likely should be inserted.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
I think urinalysis and urine culture and possibly renal and pelvic ultrasound may be preferable…Ct scan with contrast may be considered if contemplati... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Your question is challenging. Migraine can be on both sides, but tension headache and and tmj can give pain In similar locations. If you have other sy... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Foot swelling can be caused by many things. Your husband should be evaluated in person by his primary care provider.
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Follow your urologist’s recommendations!
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Heart failure : The symptoms you are having can be due to many things, a heart problem being 1 possibility. Echocardiography is a safe painless test that evaluate... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Scrotum infection : You have an infection that mupiracin won’t help, because infection is inside and mupiracin , as a topical antibiotic, only affects certain superficial... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Wound vac: You need close follow up with the physician who is caring for your wound. I’m concerned about you having an infection causing foul smelling pus. You’l... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Alcohol consumption : The ice changes nothing. A bottle of wine per day is too much and can have a multitude of bad medical consequences.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Epigastric pain: Many possibilities for your pain. You need a health care provider to do careful history and physical exam and lab tests. In-person evaluation preferr... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Constipation: Yes, an enema is safe if you don’t have significant lower gastrointestinal pathology. Would consider first various otc medications and possibly long t... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Liver lesions: Small intrahepatic lesions are not on their own likely to cause abdominal pain. If you have abdominal pain it may be due to an abdominal process r... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Knee injury : Not all knee injuries are cartilaginous, but if it’s a torn meniscus then In 2 months or do you should be ok to resume normal activities without surge... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
No: Size should not be significantly affected
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Mouth vein: Without other symptoms I don’t see cause for alarm. I think it should be shown to her pcp at next appointment.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Covid testing: Cough and “shivers” is enough symptoms to be concerned about possible Covid. You don’t need every Covid symptom to have it!
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Antipsychotic med: I presume “CBD” is cannabis? If so I would avoid it. You need to see how Xyprexa affects you without another psychoactive chemical complicating you... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Prolonged headache: That’s a long time for a headache and you’re having additional concerning symptoms. I think you need an in-person evaluation with a neurologist.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Your urologist can reevaluate your hydronephrosis with urine and blood tests and ultrasound. If this evaluation doesn’t explain your symptoms, then se... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
I think that it is possible to spread the virus in that manner. I wouldn’t take the chance. Probably not a good idea to shave near the wart and trauma... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Gall bladder pain: You may have cholecystitis , which is an inflamed gall bladder. You need emergency room evaluation . Surgical removal of your gall bladder may be nee... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
The thyroid cartilage is your “adams apple “. What your describing does not sound cancerous or precancerous, but I think your prescribing care provide... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Collagen for arthrit: It’s unlikely that collagen will help joint pain, except as a placebo.
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A 82-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Insomnia : It would be safe to taper doxyamine. There’s no danger, but your insomnia may worsen.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 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.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Tongue pain: I’m skeptical that reflux is causing your tongue pain. A consult with an ENT physician might be useful.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Abscy: He should be seen by his pcp. A painfulboil” may be an abscess needing incision and drainage.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 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
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
High bilirubin: your elevated bilirubin requires some investigation....your tsh is up too. You need some evaluation!
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 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.
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A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Distended abdomen: You have some symptoms that warrant evaluation, particularly the itching and the low energy, Get evaluated by your pcp.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 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
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 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
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 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.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 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
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 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
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 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
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 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.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Kardon
Internal Medicine 41 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
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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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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

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Virtual Visit Ratings

4.9
67 ratings

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Aug 4, 2023 Hendersonville, NC
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