Conditions & Treatments

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    Vitamin K Deficiency Bleeding

    Vitamin K deficiency bleeding is a problem that occurs in some newborns. Babies are normally born with low levels of vitamin K, needed for blood to clot. Not having enough vitamin K is the main cause of vitamin deficiency bleeding....

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    Vitiligo

    Vitiligo is a skin pigment disorder characterized by smooth, white patches in the skin. Vitiligo is caused by the loss of pigment-producing cells in the skin (melanocytes). The white patches are very sensitive to the sun. There is no cure for vitiligo. Treatment may include...

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    Vocal Cord Dysfunction (VCD)

    What is Vocal Cord Dysfunction? Breathing is something we usually do not think about because our bodies normally control this process without our help. It is automatic. When we breathe in (inhale) our vocal cords open (see picture A). The air we breathe in flows...

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    Von Willebrand's Disease

    Von Willebrand disease (VWD) is an inherited disorder that affects the blood's ability to clot. People with VWD may experience heavy bleeding after an injury, leading to physical damage or even death. It is a cause of bleeding in early life and is often associated...

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    Vulvitis

    Vulvitis is an inflammation of the vulva. The vulva is the outer part of the female reproductive system. It’s also called the external genitalia. The labia majora and labia minora are 2 folds of skin that are part of the vulva. The outer folds are...

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