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Diseases, Illnesses & Ailments Starting from Letter V

  1. VACTERL Association
    A nonrandom association of birth defects, VATER syndrome or VACTERL association, is not considered a syndrome since all the defects are linked. [read more]

  2. Vagabond's Disease
    Vagabond disease is a condition of pigmentation of the skin caused by long continued exposure, uncleanliness, and especially by scratch marks and other lesions due to the presence of body lice. [read more]

  3. Vagina Cancer
    Vaginal cancer is a rare form of carcinoma that affects the vagina, or the muscular tube connecting the uterus to the outer genitals. Most cases of vaginal cancer occur in the birth canal. [read more]

  4. Vagina Cancer
    Vagina cancer is considered to be a very rare form of cancer that affects the vagina, especially the cells that use to line the surface of the vagina or otherwise known as the birth canal. This cancer usually affects women with ages 60 and up and can spread to other parts of the body. [read more]

  5. Vaginal Atrophy
    Vaginal atrophy is characterized by the thinning as well as inflammation of the vaginal walls. This condition usually occurs after menopause, but may also develop during breast-feeding stage or at any time the estrogen production declines. [read more]

  6. Vaginal Candidiasis
    Vaginal Candidiasis is the medical condition that is characterized by the infection that is caused by the fungi Candida Albicans. [read more]

  7. Vaginal Discharge
    Vaginal discharge, also known as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an inflammation of the female genital tract. It is a result of various sexually transmitted diseases such as Chlamydia and gonorrhea. [read more]

  8. Vaginal Dryness
    Vaginal dryness is characterized by the lack of natural lubrication of the vagina, causing irritation and itchiness as well as discomfort during sexual intercourse. This is quite a common condition found in most women, especially during and after the menopausal stage. [read more]

  9. Vaginal Fistula
    Vaginal Fistula is an abnormal fistulous tract that is between the bladder and the vagina which is usually allows the continuous involuntary discharge of the urine into the vaginal vault. [read more]

  10. Vaginismus
    The German equivalent of the word Vaginism, Vaginismus is a condition that affects a woman's ability to engage in any form of vaginal penetration, including sexual penetration, insertion of tampons, and the penetration involved in gynecological examinations. The spasm is not controlled by the vaginismic woman since the vagnismic reflex can be compared to the response of the eye shutting when an object comes towards it. The severity of the condition varies from woman to woman. [read more]

  11. Vaginitis
    Vaginitis is the swelling of the vagina, which is the female genital, that can lead to discharge, pain and itching. There are common types of vaginitis which are bacterial vaginosis, yeast infection, trichomoniasis and atrophic vaginitis. [read more]

  12. Vaginitis
    Vaginitis is characterized as the inflammation of the vagina, which can often result to discharges, as well as itching and pain. Vaginitis is usually triggered by the change in the normal balance of vaginal bacteria or caused by an infection. [read more]

  13. Valinemia
    A very rare metabolic disorder, Valinemia is a deficiency of the enzyme valine transminase resulting in increased blood and urine levels of valine, an amino acid. [read more]

  14. Valley Fever
    Valley fever is usually caused by fungi that reside in the soil. These fungi can enter the human body in cases where in the soil is stirred like farming or construction and wind and it can be breathed in by an individual. Valley fever is a type of coccidioidomycosis or cocci infection. [read more]

  15. Valley Fever
    Valley fever is caused by fungi in the soil, which can be stirred into the air by anything that disrupts the soil such as farming, construction, and wind. A form of coccidioidomycosis or cocci infection, the fungi causing the disease can be breathed into the lungs. [read more]

  16. Van Der Woude Syndrome
    Van der Woude syndrome is a condition affecting the development of the face. It is known for the acronym VDWS. [read more]

  17. Van Goethem Syndrome
    Van Goethem syndrome is a birth defect that is also called radiodigitofacial dysplasia. [read more]

  18. Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus
    Vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE) is a group of bacterial species of the genus Enterococcus, which is resistant to the antibiotic vancomycin. The aid bacteria are enteric and can be found in the digestive and urinary tracts of some humans. Even healthy people can carry VRE if they have been exposed to the bacteria. Hospitals are the most likely places whewre such contacts can occur although it is thought that a significant percentage of intensively-farmed chicken can also carry VRE. [read more]

  19. Varadi Papp Syndrome
    Varadi Papp is a syndrome of polydactyly of the fingers and toes, cleft lip/palate or lingual nodule, somatic and psychomotor retardation, and occasional internal abnormalities. It is also known as hyperdactyl, which is a congenital physical anomaly consisting of supernumerary fingers or toes. [read more]

  20. Varicella Virus Antenatal Infection
    TORCH or TORCHES infections are a group of infections that can lead to sever fatal anomalies or even fetal loss among pregnant women. Varicella virus antenatal infection is one of the infections in this syndrome. These infections are rarely bacterial and gain access to the fetal bloodstream via the placenta or the chorionic villi. TORCH stands for Toxoplasmosis, Other agents (Varicella zoster virus and human parvovirus), Rubella, Cytomegalovirus, Herpes simplex virus/HIV, and Syphilis. [read more]

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