Dr. William Jenkins

Anesthesiology
hayward, CA
male

Locations

Office

hayward, CA

Address

27200 calaroga ave, hayward, CA, US
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: Closed
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Fax

(510) 280-6056

Insurances accepted

Aetna

About

Bio

Private pilot

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.

Anesthesiology

Addiction Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

629 Answers
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A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Aspirin,: Help your heart too, unless you're 19
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A 23-year-old member asked:
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The most serious: Side effect of opiates is respiratory depression which can cause death. Can appear awake but not breathe
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A 36-year-old member asked:
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The FDA: recently required a warning on injectable steroids that epidural injection can rarely cause adverse events, including loss of vision, stroke, paralysi... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
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You might: be sedated, but your back will be cleansed and a sterile drape with a hole placed. Local anesthetic will be injected with a fine needle before the lar... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
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Not nesessarily,: metabolism varies, but it can be cured by eating less. You might be hypothyroid and benefit from thyroid medication.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
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Tinnitus: Is a side effect of lipitor (atorvastatin).
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A 32-year-old member asked:
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A routine : ECG can usually detect a block
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A 43-year-old member asked:
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Gatorade: Was invented for a Florida football team to keep them healthy while playing. It provides electrolytes including potassium and is well tolerated and ad... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
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If your: dentist applies Benzocaine before the needle you shouldn't feel it except possibly deeper but very briefly
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
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You will probably: get a bad spinal headache, the epidural needle is very wide makes a large hole and CSF leaks. When the membrane is punctured intentionally a narrower ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
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Succinylcholine: Would be administered by an anesthesiologist that would have the skills and equipment to deal with the respiratory paralysis, but yes in certain patie... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
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A lot of pain unless: I normally suggest an interscalene regional block before the surgery even if you are asleep also. You will receive much less anesthetic medication and... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
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Sickled red cells: cause vaso-occlusion by clustering and the patients are frequently anemic. They are high risk especially for major procedures.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
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Well,: if you don't mind a 17-18 gauge needle possibly going through and removing that spot from your tattoo, then no
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A 48-year-old member asked:
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Yes,: after the anesthesia and before the breathing tube is removed the anesthesiologist will suction your mouth and wipe of any on your face
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A 48-year-old member asked:
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Keeping them: Dry and there's several OTC sprays and creams available, once gets into nails more difficult and may require prescription oral medication
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A member asked:
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Blood pressure will: always respond to medication, just need to correct type and quantity
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A female asked:
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Spinal: Anesthesia may cause MS to worsen after surgery. The spinal cord lacks the normal protective covering and be more susceptible to toxicity of local ane... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
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That would: probably be an emergency forced intubation. An intubation for general anesthesia will involve a muscle relaxant and a nerve stimulator after a dose of... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
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Some murmurs: are worse than others, depending on your diagnosis you might require special care to make it through a pregnancy and delivery
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A 44-year-old member asked:
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Diprivan: Will stop you from being able to breathe, it must be administered carefully during sedation, and ventilation must be supported during anesthesia, yes ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
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Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen): Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) is a narcotic, the effects are the same as any other narcotic depending on the dosage, duration, purpose.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
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If you mean: Anesthesia in addition to local best to contact dentist asap so can prepare. Of course you can always request local anesthesia, dentist will probably ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
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Ignore: One easy way to help with chronic pain is to take omega 3, dietary supplements or prescription.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
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If triglycerides: are fat in your blood. if they are more than optimal or high you can reduce them by diet and exercise. If that is not successful you can try EPA fish ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
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Earwax: You might try applying hydrogen peroxide for a few minutes, then gently try to wash out with warm water in bulb, otherwise might need medical professi... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
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Many,: The USDA regulates organic food very strictly and well-defined. Means no synthetic fertilizers, most synthetic pesticides, and not genetically enginee... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
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They clean: the uterus by waiting to pass naturally, using medications to speed it up, or surgery to scrape or vacuum
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A 18-year-old female asked:
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Only if: you are deficient in vitamin B12 and folate (folic acid)
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A 38-year-old female asked:
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Horner's syndrome: No this is horner's syndrome that can occur after an interscalene block.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
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A root canal: Shouldn't involve pain, discuss the analgesia with your dentist
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
You don't have to: Have general anesthesia for that, but if your health is generally good your chances of dying are very small approaching zero
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A 24-year-old female asked:
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Yes,: You won't pass on a mild diagnosed UTI, but sex can cause a UTI in you
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A 23-year-old female asked:
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If you use it: According to directions, been around forever
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A 19-year-old male asked:
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The frequency : of that operation has decreased because of the potential serious complications, they probably won't happen but not worth the risk unless surgery more ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
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You can: be allergic to Novocain, (procaine) it is an ester, buy very unlikely to lidocaine, it is an amide.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
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You: Might get checked out for carpal tunnel syndrome, very easily treated
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A 40-year-old female asked:
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No, the FDA: recently warned about the quantity of Tylenol (acetaminophen) in Vicodin, the manufacturer reduced the amount, most hospitals switched from Vicodin to... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
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The important: thing is what is your creatinine level to assess kidney damage and if it's still swollen
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A 24-year-old female asked:
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Your symptoms: Sound normal, a scale will tell you if you're overweight
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
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If you don't : have any major health problems you'll probably just be miserable for a few days, if the shot didn't protect your wife it probably wouldn't have protec... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
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No your: Kidneys if functioning normally are very good at adjusting the amount of free water in your urine. The amount of water you need to drink is controvers... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
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Prednisone: has a lot of annoying side effects, but fortunately you only have a few days' left and will miss the more severe side effects from chronic usage.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
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Talk to the: Surgeon and anesthesiologist, frequently that surgery can be performed under local anesthesia with sedation.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
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It will not: make memory worse, don't worry about it, that will cause problems,
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A 30-year-old female asked:
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If your doctor: Believes you should have a cesarean you should probably have it, you can have wounds from vaginal delivery
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
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You cannot mix: them safely but your doctor can
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A male asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
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No,: Csection does not have to require general anesthesia or vertical incision
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A 16-year-old male asked:
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Can cause: Very serious diseases from diarrhea to brain pathology
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A 19-year-old female asked:
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When nothing: Else works or there's changes in your hand muscles, it's a very quick surgery, doesn't require general surgery, ask surgeon about risks
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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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