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Dr. William Jenkins

Anesthesiology
hayward, CA
male

Locations

Office

hayward, CA

Address

27200 calaroga ave, hayward, CA, US
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Fax

(510) 280-6056

Insurances accepted

Aetna

About

Bio

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Specialties
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Anesthesiology

Addiction Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

629 Answers
348 Agrees
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
You probably: Have the stent for a kidney stone, very painful, might need stronger pain meds until stone(s) pass
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
No,: The DEA has classified Tramadol as a Class IV controlled substance
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Before dentist: Need to speak with neurologist and make sure teeth pain isn't caused by your primary nerve pathology
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
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The FDA has : warned about single dose methemoglobinemia, signs and symptoms include changes in skin or nail color, confusion, headache, short of breath or lighthea... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Yes,: General anesthesia is frequently used for that procedure
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
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There are national: guidelines for IV sedation, monitors include, continuous ECG, oxygen saturation, blood pressure, patient verbal contact, and increasingly, exhaled car... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
From what I've: seen common. Women come in with prejudice against epidurals from listening to someone. After hours of labor and being miserable they change their mind... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
No,: Alcohol can affect nervous system of baby
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
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Yes,: The fish oil that contains only EPA as a dietary supplement or prescription Vascepa will lower LDL-C in addition to lowering high triglycerides
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
It's simple,: take in less calories than you burn, then there are new weight loss medications and surgery
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A member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
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Yes,: Subutex may block some of the effects of narcotics you may be given under your anesthesia, twilight is not a term used for anesthesia but many patient... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Probably: about three hours, bupivacaine will last longer
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Almost the same : probably make you itch the same
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
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It could: develop immediately with obstruction and yes is easily detected on ECHO
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
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As long: as you don't mind possibly a small spot being removed by the needle insertion(s), it's ok
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Most hospitals: Including emergency rooms are set up so the nurse can give you sedation while the doctor sews you up with local anesthesia. The local can be given tho... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
The numbers: Refer to the milligrams of hydrocodone and tylenol (acetaminophen).
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
No,: if you have anesthesia it will not hurt, that is the main purpose of anesthesia
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Two grams,: Twice per day,dietary supplement or prescription Lovaza or Vascepa
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
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You might: check any medications you received or are receiving for pain or antibiotics, they can release histamine and not be an allergic reaction, but discuss w... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
There is no: Patient that can't have general anesthesia, but for that procedure you can have local with sedation or major regional epidural or spinal
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
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Possible,: If your dates are accurate and you're requiring analgesics
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
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Probably nothing: but wait at this point but need to discuss with your dentist
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
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That is fine,: There is no reason you can't take Advil (ibuprofen) if that's what you normally take
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Rinse your: Mouth out with water, acid not good for enamel
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Recovery from: Nerve trauma occurs frequently but very slowly, nerves can grow. A neurologist can do tests and give you a better idea of recovery
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Two-four grams per: Day in two divided dosages. If you don't trust dietary supplements there's prescription Lovaza or Vascepa each having different EPA/DHA ratios.
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A female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
If you want: to be sedated early ask for oral Valium. Otherwise you'll have to wait until they start your IV to get Versed
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
The easiest: Is to take the narrowest part a little above belly button
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A female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
If you: Stored them at a temperature not listed in manufacturer recommendations
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Yes, at your age: And no cardiac conditions, but not advisable
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Sometimes you can: Have a burning sensation from the steroid before it takes effect and if the epidural was difficult might be temporary soreness.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
I would recommend: Taking medications to control your blood pressure and first having a doctor run some tests to evaluate your heart first for any strenuous exercise. Wa... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
I suppose: It won't make much difference a day before.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Some suture material: Is meant to slowly dissolve and other must be removed or it is permanently in your body, although it's not really permanent either
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
No,: Most patients receive narcotics during and after a cholecystectomy.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Respiratory: alkalosis by increasing ventilation reducing carbon dioxide
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
There would be no: Reason to have a spinal headache over a few weeks, a blood patch or two almost always cure. If the headache is postural get a blood patch. If associat... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
The USDA: does not regulate dietary supplements, that would be the FDA, but dietary supplements are not checked before marketing only prescription supplements a... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Yes, as long: As it's only fish oil, only two inspected by FDA for purity, Lovaza and Vascepa. Vascepa is pure EPA and Lovaza DHA/EPA
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Some will not: chronically, Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) is a narcotic, will cause withdrawals and addiction
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A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
They are: both epidurals, i.e., needle placed outside the dura. With the transforaminal the needle enters the epidural space from the side and requires x-ray gu... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Non-prescription: fish oils and vitamins are dietary supplements and not approved by the FDA before entering market, no government agency checks what is actually in the... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
You should: See a physician to examine and possibly run tests, hemorrhoid symptoms can be similar to something more serious.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
LMWH: Works by a different mechanism on your blood and is used for different purposes than pradaxa.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
You should: brush two times per day for two minutes each time and floss once per day, brushing with toothpaste that contains Triclosan helps prevent gingivitis
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
No,: it is for pain relief only. Do not use Abreva
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Light touch: Sometimes cannot be blocked by some regional esp. An epidural but pain should be blocked, different sensations use different nerve types. Additionally... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Proofol: Is probably the best, it wears completely off in very short time. Benzodiazepines and narcotics, even short-acting, have a residual effect making you ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
You would need: to be more specific but 70 is probably the minimum where the pacemaker takes over.
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Mar 5, 2015
Excellent physian whose knowledge and insight will make Dr. Jenkins a most valuable member of the care team for anyone needs his care.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Jenkins is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Jenkins is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! It's a baby and his lungs are suffering from being intubated 1 year now, since his birth. Off the ventilator only for 3 months. Ejection fraction 20%
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This was very helpful. Thanks! HDL, c-reactive protein, Ldl, triglycerides and 3 others = mid range of normal Realize blood clot happens to everyone. Blood tests are very limited.
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Thank you. My BP is currently not actually hypertensive, but sometimes (not always) still above 120/80, hence the supplement thought.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

UC Irvine School of Medicine, CA
MD

Residency

univrsity of illinois medical center

Awards

Top Anesthesiologist, First Place, California - Summer
2014
Most Influential Doctor, First Place, Alameda County Region - Summer
2014
Top Anesthesiologist, First Place, National - Spring
2014

Affiliations

ASA, CSA ABA
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