Dr. Veronica Delores Jenkins MD
Infectious Disease Specialist | Infectious Disease2041 Martin Luther King Jr Ave Se Suite M2 Washington DC, 20020
Dr. Veronica Jenkins is an infectious disease specialist practicing in Washington, DC. Dr. Jenkins specializes in infections that are difficult to diagnose or unresponsive to treatments, such as HIV or airborne infections from a foreign country. Infectious disease specialists usually work with conditions that are not treatable by a primary physician but it is important to keep contact with the primary physician in order to receive information about the patients history and for deciding which diagnostic tests are appropriate.
Education and Training
Howard University Medical School MD
Howard University College of Medicine 1987
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Hepatitis C
- Vascular Disease
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Genital Herpes is the most common sexually transmitted disease. It is caused by two types of viruses - herpes simplex Type 1 and herpes simplex Type 2. However, people suffering from the condition are not aware of it because it hardly presents with any symptoms. So, in most of the cases people are...
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- Foodborne Diseases Commonly Occur With Imported Foods
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- Can I Live a Normal Life with Lyme Disease?
Lyme disease is caused by ticks where the bacteria enter the body through its bite. It takes about three to four days for the tick to settle in the body. The initial symptom of the bite is a rash. As the bacteria moves deeper into the system, the symptoms that can be experienced are muscle pain,...
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