Dr. Jared Adams

General Practice
San Francisco, CA
13 years experience male

Locations

Jared R. Adams, MD, PhD

San Francisco, CA

Address

180 Montgomery St., Ste. 2370, San Francisco, CA
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: Closed
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About

Bio

I have spent 10 years studying the intersection of technology, medical decision making and patient communication through a combined MD, PhD at Dartmouth and Fellowship at UCSF. However, I live by the motto "No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care." -T. Roosevelt.

Specialties
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General Practice

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

264 Answers
152 Agrees
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A member asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
Flu shot schedule: Guidelines for premature infants are the same as for term infants, they are eligible for annual vaccination at 6 months actual age (not adjusted age)... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
Friendship,: Friendship, understanding, positive role modeling.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
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Possibly: A viral infection is typically an acute illness (weeks) and at this point you are describing a chronic syndrome (months). As far as infections go, CMV... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
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TMJ: May be tmj. Your dentist can help.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
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Depends: On what the bumps are! if they are warts, they may resolve on their own or more likely they may need treatment to remove them.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
Yes: Electronic cigarettes deliver nicotine through a vapor rather than smoke, however spirometry studies have shown it still leads to an immediate increas... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
Appear together: Like getting the flu. The symptoms cluster together and show up 1-4 weeks after infection and can subside in a few days or a few weeks.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
Yes: Even if your ability to maintain an erection and ejaculate has not yet recovered, a stroke would not have affected sperm production. However, many med... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
Type 2 diabetes: Means you are still making Insulin but your muscles aren't responding to it anymore, so the sugar stays in your blood. It can happen at any age and is... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
During ovulation: For a normal 28 day menstrual cycle, typically 12-15 days after the first day of the last menses will be the most fertile. There are a number of free ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
Diet: Exercise certainly helps but a healthy, sustainable diet is the only reliable way to fat loss. The best place to start is by cutting out all sugary dr... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
All are gluten free: Soda is not healthy, but it also doesn't contain gluten. Some have complained that the artifical sweeteners in certain brands give them heartburn, but... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
Anesthesia: Knee block anesthesia is used for arthroscopic knee procedures. It numbs the nerves around the knee so you don't feel pain during the procedure.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
Food diary: There are tests we can do for celiac disease (wheat/gluten allergy), and we usually diagnose ibs based on symptoms alone unless there is a red flag li... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
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No necessary purpose: The xiphoid process (greek for swordlike) is the lowest tip of the sternum, covering the solar plexus. Besides existing as an excellent scrabble word ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
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Gliosis and Seizures: The frontal lobe covers the forward half of the brain. That's a pretty big area, so "posterior" let's us know the lesion is in the rear portion of the... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
Stiff neck: Ibuprofin, stretching, and a warm bath. Lying on your back a friend might apply gentle traction to elongate the neck and hold for a few minutes.
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
90 days: Hair follicle tests can detect cannabis use up to 90 days based on a 1.5 inch follicle sample. If the follicle length is shorter, the detection period... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
Imaging not common: If i understand your question, it would not be normal to have an mri/mra/ct for frequent headaches in a 20 year old female. If your headaches were bec... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
Signs of infection: Increasing pain, redness, swelling, warmth; red streaking; puss; fever.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
Yes, but...: Your doctor will do his best to minimize the pain and if it's done outpatient, the cystoscopy is usually over very quickly. A numbing jelly will be ap... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
Under guidance: Propranolol and venlafaxine may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure, which may be causing the dizziness, nausea and headache you des... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
No need to worry: Make sure you are getting plenty of fluids to replace everything you've lost while you were vomiting. This may be causing your lightheadedness. As to ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
2,500 iu = 7 days: At least 7 days; 14 days for 10, 000 iu. And for the math aficionados: the half life of HCG is 28 hours and it takes about 7 half lives to clear 9... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
Not pregnant: It is nearly impossible to get pregnant without penetration. Furthermore, the fact that your partner had her period means she is not pregnant.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
Carpal Tunnel: The median nerve provides sensation for the palm facing side of your thumb, index, and middle finger. Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when this nerve is... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
Yes: Certainly safer than pregnancy, but of course, there are side effects... Nausea, bloating, irregular periods. I would encourage you to talk with your ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
Close enough: 25gm of fiber a day should meet most women's dietary needs. The institute of medicine formula you are quoting is just a general guideline. (2, 115cal ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
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Macrocytosis: Mcv= size of your red blood cells. If you're not anemic, it's not all that helpful. However, macrocytosis (large red blood cells) can be caused by a d... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
Stringy stool: Stringy stool is a symptom with many causes, benign and not so benign. Metamucil itself doesn't usually cause stringy stool, but it may have unmasked ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
8am: Poor sleep may lead to lower testosterone in the long run, but studies of testosterone fluctuations report levels by time of blood draw. I'm not aware... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
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Intuition: Intuition is the experience of instantly knowing something in your gut without trying to reason it out, and can be experienced by both men and women. ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
3-6 weeks.: Typically 3-6 weeks according to information provided by the pharmaceutical manufacturer.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
Probably not.: There has never been a clinical study to assess whether mechanical stimulation can lead to larger breasts. Aside from some temporary swelling due to b... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
2,500 iu = 7 days: At least 7 days; 14 days for 10, 000 iu. And for the math aficionados: the half life of HCG is 28 hours and it takes about 7 half lives to clear 9... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
Only you can say: All medications are a balancing act between managing the side effects of the drugs and the symptoms of your illness. That's why you need a doctor to h... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
No: Alcohol alters the metabolism of many drugs. It is best to abstain from alcohol while on these drugs.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
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Parkinson's disease: It takes many years for parkinson's symptoms to become apparent and progressively worsen. Symptoms include tremor, rigid muscles, slow movement, impai... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
Objectivity: It is possible you may have a dysmorphic disorder and need some objective feedback and counseling to help you feel comfortable and accepting of the bo... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
Yes: It's typically considered safe although talk to your doctor if you have unique conditions. Drink plenty of fluids and take occasional walks or flex yo... Read More
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A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
Yes: This is a possible side effect.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
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Sudden death: Long qt syndrome is a rare inherited disorder that can cause syncope (fainting) and cardiac arrest (heart attack). Prolonged qt is an arrhythmia that ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
Could be: Lichen sclerosis. In the absence of more details it could also be an std. Rashes are hard to diagnose without a visual, so i would recommend you see y... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
Trace blood: The discharge likely represents some old blood from your period.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
No blood test for AS: If you are referring to the hla-b27, this is not a diagnostic test. You can still have as but it is less likely. This is a conversation for your docto... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
Pain after surgery: You have a scar in your abdomen. It's not uncommon to have some post surgical pain for months to a year when the scar is tugged, pressed, or stretched... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
Take a test!: Ofcourse you could be pregnant, but the cramps don't tell us much.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
Contraception: Plan b is not intended to be used as primary contraception and has far more side effects than the ring or a pill. Essentially you're trading low dose... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
Perhaps, but...: It is very common, especially among african americans where 16% have reported keloids in at least one survey. Keloids have been associated genetically... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
13 years experience
Not an emergency: Unless you are having other symptoms (e.g., contracting, loosing fluid, ongoing bleeding), a woman can loose her mucous plug at any time in her third ... Read More
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Feb 1, 2014
I find Dr. Adams answer very helpful and recommend him to you!
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Adams is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Adams is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you. I have been showing some signs of Bronchitis and I am a 12 year old kid. I have stayed home from school for nearly the entire week and I will go to the docto...Read More
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Thanks for your quick reply! Has been tested for infections all clear and doctor says to young 24 for prostate problems thankyou
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! The blood test is certainly something to think about. We appreciate it

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Dartmouth Medical School, NH
Graduated 2010MD

Medical/Graduate school

Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice
MD

Residency

California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, San Francisco Region, CA - Summer
2013
Thought Leader, Second Place, San Francisco Region, CA - Summer
2013
Top General Practitioner, Third Place, National - Summer
2013
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