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Walking Pneumonia in Children

Walking pneumonia is a mild form of pneumonia. Children with walking pneumonia may feel very tired and run down. But they may still be able to do many of their normal daily activities.

Warts

Detailed information on the most common types of warts, including foot warts, flat warts, genital warts, and filiform warts

Warts in Children

Warts on the skin are harmless growths. They are caused by a virus. Warts can spread to other parts of the body and to other people.

West Nile Fever in Children

West Nile fever is an illness caused by a virus. The virus is spread by mosquito bites. It often causes mild, flu-like symptoms.

West Nile Virus

The West Nile virus is spread by mosquitoes. The West Nile virus can infect humans, birds, mosquitoes, horses, and some other mammals. West Nile virus is spread to humans through the bite of an infected female mosquito. 

West Syndrome

Infantile spasms (IS) are a type of seizure that is linked to an epileptic condition known as West syndrome. West syndrome affects infants and children. Infantile spasms are linked to mental delays.

Whiplash Injury

Whiplash means your neck was bent forcibly forward and then backward, or vice versa.

White-Coat Hypertension and Masked Hypertension

White-coat hypertension and masked hypertension are conditions in which a patient's blood pressure readings are inaccurate due to certain environments. Patients with white-coat hypertension experience a spike in their blood pressure ...

Whooping Cough (Pertussis) in Children

Whooping cough (pertussis) is a contagious illness. It causes intense fits (paroxysms) of coughing. It mainly affects babies and young children.

Wilms Tumor

Wilms tumor is a cancerous tumor that starts in the cells of the kidney. It’s the most common type of kidney cancer in children.

Wilson Disease

Wilson disease is a rare genetic disorder that is passed from parents to children (inherited). It prevents your body from getting rid of extra copper in your system.

Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome

Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome (WPW) is a type of abnormal heartbeat. If you have WPW, you may have episodes of tachycardia, when your heart beats very rapidly

Wolman's Disease

A lysosomal storage disorder, Wolman's disease results in large amounts of lipids (particularly cholesteryl esters and glycerides) to accumulate in the liver, spleen, lymph nodes and other tissues.

Work-Related Asthma

You may get occupational asthma by breathing in irritants at work. The symptoms may go away when you are not at work. But long-term exposure can cause lasting damage.

Work-Related Asthma

You may get occupational asthma by breathing in irritants at work. The symptoms may go away when you are not at work. But long-term exposure can cause lasting damage.

Wrist Replacement

If you have wrist arthritis with no relief from pain, you may need an artificial joint. Learn what to expect from this wrist surgery.

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