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  • VAGINITIS

    Inflammation of the vaginal mucosa, caused by infection;-fugal, -paracitic or bacterial. May also caused by hormonal disturbances, diabetes or antibiotic treatment. Symptoms are redness and irritation of the mucosa. Treated with lactobacteria.
  • VARICELLA

    A "classical" children's disease. Symptoms are usually mild; red rash, light fever, and indisposition.
  • VARICELLIFORM ERUPTION

    Infection with herpes-like virus, causing a particular type of cancer in people with impaired immunity, severely malnourished persons, and AIDS patients. The skin, oral and intestinal mucosa, and internal organs will be attacked.
  • VARICOSE VEINS

    Protruding, sometimes light blue appearence of veins on the crus. The valves that prevent the venous blood from floading back towards the feet are injured, causing the blood to accumulate in the superficial veins of the lower legs.

  • VENEREAL DISEASES

    Diseases that are transmitted through sexual contact; some of which are reportable diseases. In a more restricted sense, venereal diseases are gonorrhea, syphilis, chancroid, and the rare lymfogranuloma inguinale.
  • VIRAL INFECTION

    Vira are the smallest of all microorganisms. They penetrate other cells, bacteria, plants, and animals and multiply there. Several hundreds species are infectious to humans. Most viral infections infect vira the air and body fluids.
  • VISION PROBLEMS

    Can be caused by myopia, hypermetropia, strabismus, or inflammation of the iris. True colour blindness is only common in men. Night blindness (nyctalopia) is most common in countries where the population suffers from vitamin deficiencies.
  • VITILIGO

    Aka. Leukoderma. Dermal disease caused by reduced pigment production. Generally in demarcated and symmetrical areas varying from one or two areas to involve almost the entire surface of the skin in severe cases. The cause is unknown, possibly autoimmune.