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Vaginitis

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When the vagina is inflamed, either due to an infection or due to an alteration in the bacterial population typical of this area, we are facing vaginitis, which produces burning, pain, and abnormal flow. Vaginitis is…

Vaginosis bacteriana

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It refers to a fairly common vaginal infection, mainly in sexually active women, caused by an alteration of the pH or natural acidity level of the vagina that promotes an imbalance between beneficial bacteria, called lactobacilli,…

Varicela

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It is an infectious disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus that mainly affects children under 10 years old and that in adulthood can reactivate and cause a rather painful skin rash called shingles. Chickenpox is highly…

Várices esofágicas

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It is a condition in which the veins around the esophagus dilate due to excess blood flow from the stomach, which, unable to reach the heart, seeks other escape routes. These veins can break and bleed.…

Varicocele

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It refers to a varicose vein in the scrotum, being responsible for sterility due to low sperm production or its low quality, as well as testicular atrophy or its retraction. Its diagnosis is usually easy and…

Vasculitis

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It refers to a group of diseases characterized by blood vessels (arteries and veins) inflammation, which causes a narrowing of the ducts, decreasing the amount of blood that flows through them, with the possible involvement of…

Vejiga hiperactiva

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Vellos encarnados

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Venas varicosas

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Verrugas comunes

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Verrugas genitales

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They are bumps that appear in the genital area as a result of an infection with the human papillomavirus (HPV). In some cases, the presence of genital warts could indicate a more aggressive HPV, which, in…

Verrugas plantares

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These are small skin bulges that develop on the heels and in the areas of the foot that make contact with the ground and support weight. They usually appear in the epidermis (the outer layer of…

VIH/sida

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It is a chronic disease caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that affects the immune system, weakening the body's ability to defend itself against infections, leaving it vulnerable, and putting life at risk. It is…