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Dr. John cuong Doan

Family Medicine
Charlotte, NC
19 years experience male

Locations

Central Care Clinic

Charlotte, NC

Address

1520 Lyon Ct, Charlotte, NC, United States
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: 9:00am - 2:00pm
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Fax

7047021753

Insurances accepted

Medicaid

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina

Medicare

CIGNA Health Care

United HealthCare Insurance Company

About

Bio

Graduated from Medical College of Georgia and completed residency in Richmond, Virginia. Has worked as a hospitalist for 10 years at several hospitals near Charlotte, North Carolina. Now owns a primary care practice in Charlotte.

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Licenses

United States: North Carolina

Languages spoken

Vietnamese

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1.5K Answers
817 Agrees
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
As a rough rule: of thumb, if you have had a throaty cough or runny nose which started clear for more than 3-4 days, and the color of the mucus changes to yellow or gr... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Strep and other: bacteria normally live indefinitely on your skin, as part of the normal flora. It is usually out-competed by other species of bacteria and therefore ... Read More
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A 17-year-old member asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Need to ask your: doctor the question. He or she would be in the best position to answer you as he/she knows you well.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
If you: are on proper anticoagulation medications, you can use mild NSAIDs like ibuprofen or naproxen to relieve some of your inflamed lung symptoms. Otherwi... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
STD or HIV: can be transmitted via oral sex or mucosal surfaces, including inside mouth and rectum. If you wore a condom during intercourse, it would grant some... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Shingles can: impact any part of your skin that has a nerve distribution from your spinal cord (dermatome). So the back of your knee is just as susceptible to shin... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Pain in the: chest can come from many causes. If you press on certain parts of your chest or move in a certain manner or position, and it hurts worse it's mostly ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Please feel free: to post questions on this forum and our doctors/ assistants will be happy to answer your questions. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
This radiologist: reading of what sounds like an abdominal CT with contrast suggests that there could be infection or inflammation of the last part of the small intesti... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
You may have: trained your scalp to sweat when you eat. It may be one of those inadvertent reactions to food that you may have developed since you were a youngster... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Your hormones are: in flux for some reason. Many factors affect the normal flow of periods including age, season, weather, stress, exercise, body girth, nutrition, etc.... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
You are certainly: not the only one who suffers from panic disorder. There really is no timetable for how long a panic attack should last, as most people can have the a... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
If you fell from: ground level, then the impact should not be severe enough to warrant X-rays, though persistent point pain in the neck or shoulder is an indication for... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Doubtful that : you will get an active infection from a bite after 7 years. Whatever ails you, it's not likely from a bat bite. However, if you had a tick bite, you... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
You may be: developing a condition named neuralgia, which may be a result of inflammation of a cutaneous or deeper nerve, otherwise known as neuritis. Depending ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
You may have: trigeminal neuralgia or occipital neuritis. These symptoms usually occur continuously or in episodes, with pain classified as intense burning or shar... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Sounds like you have: a thigh furuncle or boil. These things are result of an infected hair follicle, usually from bacteria, and sometimes it is result of a bad bacteria c... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Only one way: to find out: go see a healthcare provider who will examine you properly and tell you whether you need further tests to rule out any potentially lethal... Read More
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A 17-year-old member asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
What you are: describing are called palpitations, and if they are causing you to be light headed, then you need to see a healthcare provider right away for help wit... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
You should not stop: these habit-forming medications cold turkey because they will cause you to have withdrawal syndrome, which could be life threatening. They are suppos... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
You may need to: check for a vaginal infection. If there are no other symptoms, such as vaginal itching, odor, etc. then you may be starting irregular spotting/ peri... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Sharp pains under: the sternum or breast bone can be from many different things, but more importantly they need to go away and not bother you. If they don't, then you ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Oral contraceptive: may be beneficial, though there is no guarantee that your innate hormonal cycle will obey the pill. And I do not really recommend for you to alter yo... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Yes frostbite: requires an excessive amount of time exposed to subzero temperatures. There are different degrees of "freeze burn" but overall the time factor is imp... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
To maximize the: chance of conceiving, you could "try" every day from 2 days before ovulation to 3 days after. That would increase the probability. It's hard work bu... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Not sure I can: help you but clostridium difficile colitis as well as bacterial dystentery have been known to cause such smells. We need further information about yo... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
It is the way it is: as the forehead typically has the most nerve endings, designed purely for pleasure sensation. The rest of the shaft is only for blood engorgement.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Your hormones are: in fluc, with both estrogen and progesterone being regulated by your body to get back to normal cycle. You may not be pregnant, but if you are on bi... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
You could be: presyncopal which is the syndrome that occurs right before you actually pass out (syncope). The symptoms you described speak of an adrenaline/ epiphe... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Excess iodine will: stimulate the thyroid gland to work harder. if you have not had total ablation, and assuming you have some residual however small synthetic activity ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Go to a doctor: for a urine pregnancy test and a urine test for infection. If both negative, you may need to be on some oral contraceptives to regulate your period a... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Glass is made of: sand which is made from silica. It is a naturally existing material that does not give off any chemical residue, contaminant, or react to changes in ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Could be infection: of skin or nerve, or bruise. Given inflammation and heat, it is most likely infection, but of the skin, tooth or gland I cannot tell you until you se... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Usually no it does: not interfere with urine pregnancy test. They are two entirely separate things. If you have a UTI then you need to get treated. If you did get trea... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Your hormones are in: .. flux for some reason, so hang on for the ride. Irregular periods and spotting could mean you may have some hormonal imbalance that could be affect... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
You have sinusitis: and will need antibiotics for at least 3 weeks, if not 4. Longer term antibiotics have been shown to help reduce recurrent sinus infections. Once th... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
You need to see: a podiatrist to treat the hammertoes, and/or an Orthopedic specialist to treat your knee pain. It sounds like poor foot support from abnormal anatomy... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Maybe a cracked rib: or inflammation of the breast (mastitis) which could come from infection. If the pain is continuous it is likely to be an infection, esp with redness... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Not recommended: to mix cyclobenzaprine, a sedating medicine, with a sleep hypnotic. The sedating effects will potentiate (multiply) each other and you would have a h... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Based on your: information, would be the week of April 1-4, most likely around April 4 when it is about 14 days from the last day of your menstrual cycle. That is t... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
The 2k kcal diet: recommendation is for the average 70 kg 25 year old person with no medical issues to provide enough nutrients to sustain without gaining or losing unh... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Sometimes it is: just premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PDD), formerly known as PMS). And sometimes, it is pregnancy - check a urine preg test and if not pregnant, che... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
She would need to: get to a healthcare provider or her oncologist to diagnose what is in your liver. Because of her history she needs to do everything she can to make s... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
You need to go: to healthcare provider to get checked for vaginal infection, such as bacterial vaginosis, or trichomonas, or yeast infection. On Depo if it's within... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Late periods: It depends on how old you are or if you have had intercourse within the "danger" period, but check another pregnancy test in 1 week to be sure. Irreg... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
NO it is not: so if a male has symptoms, need to check both the urine and a urethral culture for sexually transmitted disease. More likely it is epidydimitis which... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Yes and yes: First trimester symptoms include fatigue, mood swings, tender swollen breasts, darkening nipples/areolas, food aversion, nausea/vomiting esp morning, ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Not sure what you: Meant by "it hurt a lot" but my imagination is limited. Please repost with more info. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Your hormones: are likely in flux for whatever reason, and you would need to be patient to see if things would settle down. Menstrual fluctuations are affected by m... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Same active ingred: All of these formulations have bupropion which unfortunately does have a small
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Testimonials
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Oct 22, 2015
Dr. Doan is practical, knowledgeable and a great asset to medicine. He is the kind of doctor you want to care for your Family, a true Family Medicine Physician.
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Nov 26, 2015
I am grateful for this doctor this Thanksgiving!
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Nov 26, 2015
I am grateful for this doctor this Thanksgiving!
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This saved my life. Thank you. Feeling it ! My Dr. is aware of my weight loss for personal health. Going to meds 6 days wk. Then recheck in 3 wks. Hate the jitters and heart race. Still determined to...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I took Orlistat for a couple of days as a fat inhibitor. I thought it might have caused the orange (also oily), & stopped it at least yesterday but still have oily orang...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! You have been the only person to give me any idea as to what my issue might be. My gyno said she had no idea so will try to get 2nd opinion. I don't think uti, so probab...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine, GA
Graduated 2003MD

Residency

CAROLINAS MEDICAL CENTER-LINCOLN
Completed 2015

Residency

IREDELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC
Completed 2010

Residency

Central Care Clinic
Completed 2015

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, Charlotte Region - Fall
2015
Thought Leader, Second Place, North Carolina - Fall
2015
Top Family Physician, Second Place, North Carolina - Fall
2015

Affiliations

AAFP
SHM, ACP
North Carolina Academy Of Family Physicians
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