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Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery

Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) is a type of surgery for diagnosing and treating a variety of conditions involving the chest area (thorax).

Viral Gastroenteritis

Viral gastroenteritis is a viral infection of your gastrointestinal tract. It can cause diarrhea, vomiting, and other symptoms. In most otherwise healthy adults, it usually runs its course in a few days. The biggest risk is dehydration.

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 ...

Viscosupplementation Treatment for Arthritis

During viscosupplementation treatment for arthritis, your healthcare provider injects hyaluronic acid into your joint. This thick fluid may help reduce pain and swelling in your arthritic joint (most commonly, your knee).

Vitamin B-12 Deficiency Anemia

Vitamin B-12 deficiency anemia is a condition in which your body does not have enough healthy red blood cells, due to a lack (deficiency) of vitamin B-12. This vitamin is needed to make red blood cells, which carry oxygen to all parts of...

Vitamin B-12 Deficiency Anemia

Vitamin B<sub>12</sub> deficiency anemia is a condition in which your body does not have enough healthy red blood cells, due to a lack (deficiency) of vitamin B<sub>12. </sub>This vitamin is needed to make red ...

Vitamin K Deficiency Bleeding in the Newborn

Vitamin K deficiency bleeding is a problem that occurs in some newborns. It happens during the first few days of life. This condition used to be called hemorrhagic disease of the newborn.

Vitrectomy

A vitrectomy is a type of eye surgery to treat problems with the retina and vitreous. During the surgery, your surgeon removes the vitreous and replaces it with another solution.

Vocal Cord Disorders

Vocal cord disorders can affect your voice or your ability to talk. They are often caused by using the voice too much when singing, talking, coughing, or yelling.

Voice Disorders

A voice disorder is when a person has a problem with pitch, volume, tone, and other qualities of their voice. These problems occur when the vocal cords don't vibrate normally.

Von Willebrand Disease (VWD)

Von Willebrand disease (VWD) is an inherited disorder that affects the blood's ability to clot.

Vulvar Cancer Overview

Risk factors for vulvar cancer include smoking, infection with HPV, and advancing age.

Vulvitis

Vulvitis is inflammation of the soft folds of skin outside the vagina.

Vulvitis in Teens

Vulvitis is an inflammation of the vulva. The vulva is the outer part of the female reproductive system.

Vulvovaginal Infections

Infections of the vagina and outer female genitals include conditions caused by bacteria, viruses, cancer, non-cancerous tumors and tissue growths, foreign bodies or fistulas (abnormal passages between organs or an organ and a body ...

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