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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

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

786 Answers
426 Agrees
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Tapering no,: But stopping can cause seizures.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Yes,: it doesn't spill into urine until gets to certain level
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Yes,: Cholecystitis will cause pain to the back although normally below the scapular area.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
150: Is upper limit of normal, high is above this and greater than 499 is very high.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Hydrocodone: Is a narcotic analgesic, Lorazepam is a benzodiazepine for anxiety and amnesia, different drug types with different reversal agents.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Epidural too far: That can be dangerous because it becomes a spinal anesthetic which requires much less medication. Low blood pressure and inability to ventilate can oc... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Pain local: It will probably be administered with a fine needle and also cause an initial burning sensation, yes.
A 46-year-old member asked:
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No: Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) not only would only be ineffective in relieving the pain but could harm you by absorbing into your body with toxicity.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Of course: Insulin injections are effective in obesity or you couldn't control diabetes, but there is resistance
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
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Probably no risk: Of an adverse reaction, the risk would be with the administration and monitoring. An allergic reaction to fentanyl is extremely rare and you should to... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Stop using: it, your body gets used to it and requires it, only use infrequently when needed
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Both orthopedic: And neurosurgeons perform back and neck surgery.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
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No,: The fact that you take Codeine shouldn't significantly increase your risk for general anesthesia for a d;c.
A 38-year-old member asked:
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I don't: Believe if you have a healthy diet that you should take any of those supplements except the fish oil, if you're sure it doesn't contain contaminants, ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
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Codeine: Is a pure narcotic analgesic.
A 31-year-old member asked:
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Diet and exercise,: And then generic Lovaza or vascepa depending on your ldl-c levels as Lovaza will increase and vascepa decrease LDL cholesterol.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
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It would: depend on the size of the infarction
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Rare: A true allergic reaction to Lidocaine is extremely rare, sometimes Lidocaine is combined with a preservative or Epinephrine that causes the reaction.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Nubain: Can by injected intravenously, subcutaneously, or intramuscularly. It is related to and similar potency to morphine but also related to the reversal a... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
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I think so, : You will receive versed, a strong anxiolytic that can be given prior and will last after. It will also block any memory of the event. Propofol would ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
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Statins: Statins are recommended for high cholesterol but reduce dosage with EPA fish oil and exercise/diet.
A 39-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Anesthesiology
Probably little,: Once the medications are given you might be asleep or your memory blocked.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Lifestyle changes: And medications as usual. If a sign of preeclampsia and severe may be necessary to deliver baby.
A 18-year-old female asked:
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Only if: you are deficient in vitamin B12 and folate (folic acid)
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
They clean: the uterus by waiting to pass naturally, using medications to speed it up, or surgery to scrape or vacuum
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
General anesthesia: isn't recommended for young people. The type of anesthesia will depend on patient preference, type of surgery, and the skill of the anesthesiologist. ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
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Usually : 2-4 ml per test
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Doctors: Are punished and blamed even if they are just doing their best and problems occur, they want to help but difficult situation
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
It depends: On your level of LDL cholesterol and also your triglycerides. Omega-3s in fish oil can include epa or dha. Dha lowers triglycerides but also increases... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
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You need: to have an EKG, lab tests, and possibly a monitor to determine what is going on, at your age and no other problems could be just too much coffee
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Lower triglycerides: The fish oil products are the safest to lower high triglycerides. There are dietary supplements and prescription, the latter include Lovaza and vascep... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
There's: Slight CAD and severe CAD, CAD that has caused a heart attack and hasn't. When the ejection fraction goes down you have a problem. The EF can vary on ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
General: describes being totally asleep and endotracheal describes the tube that is placed through your mouth into your trachea to allow you to breathe and an... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
It would depend: on how many calories were in your zero carb diet
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
For an epidural: you will be lose sensation and probably muscle control where the medication is injected around the spinal nerves and where they control, for topical y... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
No,: you don't always need an endotracheal tube, an LMA can be used, or a mask for shorter procedures.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
You may be: losing fat weight and gaining muscle, which is a good thing right?
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Contact: Contact the doctor that did the lumbar puncture and ask about analgesics or a blood patch. If you have symptoms other than a headache ask to be seen t... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Murmurs are not: normal but not necessarily a bad thing, you would need an echocardiogram to definitely diagnose
A 71-year-old female asked:
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Specializes in Anesthesiology
Not because: of the total joint replacements
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Diet, exercise: and medications to lower blood pressure, keep blood sugar within limits. Also monitor cholesterol and triglycerides which can be controlled in the sam... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Novocain (procaine): is procaine, and procaine is available in a tablet form
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
No, Nitrofurantoin: Or other antibiotics are frequently prescribed prophylactically for women who have frequent UTIs. Need more info
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
It can: Be necessary but no it is not normal
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Probably little,: Your exposure was brief and at a low concentration. Studying medication usage during pregnancy is difficult because of low incidence and ethical consi... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
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No,: The camera will not see you ribs.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Suboxone: contains a partial agonist and has a ceiling effect. It also contains an antagonist that is not a narcotic.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
If your heart: is ok and your oxygen saturation is 100% you're doing better than most

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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 31, 2015
Dr. Jenkins is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 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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