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Vaginal Cancer
Cancer of the vagina is rare. Certain factors thought to raise the risk for this type of cancer include advancing age, history of cervical cancer, and infection with the human papillomavirus.
Vaginitis
Vaginitis is a common problem for women of all ages. Bacteria, yeast, viruses, and chemicals in creams or sprays can cause it.
Varicose Veins
Detailed information on varicose veins, including causes, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and full-color anatomical illustrations
Vascular Conditions and Diseases
Detailed information on vascular conditions and diseases
Vasectomy
Vasectomy is a permanent male birth control measure and a means of contraception used in many parts of the world.
Vein Removal
More than one in five women has some form of varicose condition. Varicose and spider veins can be treated in several ways, including injections, surgery, and laser.
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular fibrillation is a type of arrhythmia, or irregular heartbeat, that affects your heart’s ventricles.
Ventricular Tachycardia
Ventricular tachycardia is a rapid heart rate that begins in your heart’s lower chambers, or ventricles. Experts describe it as three or more heartbeats in a row, at a rate of more than 120 beats a minute.
Vesicoureteral Reflux (VUR)
Detailed information on vesicoureteral reflux, including cause, symptom, diagnosis, and treatment
Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers
Viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHFs) are illnesses caused by several types of viruses. Some of these viruses cause mild illness. Many others lead to life-threatening diseases with no known cures. One of the best known of this group is the Ebola virus.

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