Vaginal thrush is a common yeast infection that affects nearly every woman at some point in their life. It could be unpleasant and inconvenient. It can, however, typically be addressed with over-the-counter or prescription medication from your doctor.
Symptoms Include: Pain | Difficulty having sex | Painful sex | Anxiety
When you try to insert something into your vagina, it abruptly tightens up. This is known as vaginismus. It is painful and stressful, but it is treatable. See the section on when to seek medical advice for further information.
Varicose eczema is a skin disorder that affects the lower legs for a long time. Varicose veins are common to this condition. Varicose eczema is a chronic skin condition. There are treatments that can help you keep it under control. If you have any of the symptoms listed, see a doctor.
The term “vasculitis” refers to an inflammation of the blood vessels. Vasculitis can range from a small skin problem to a more serious sickness that causes difficulties with organs such as the heart or kidneys. Vasculitis comes in a variety of forms.
Dizziness | Loss of balance | Nausea
Vertigo is a symptom, not a medical condition. It’s the sense that you or your surroundings are moving or whirling. Vertigo is distinguished from plain dizziness by the sensation of movement or spinning.
Diarrhoea and vomiting
Lack of skin colour
Vitiligo is a long-term skin disorder in which pale spots appear. The lack of pigment (melanin) in the skin causes it. It can affect any part of the body, although it most usually affects the face, neck, and hands.
Vomiting and morning sickness in pregnancy
Nausea | Vomiting | Dehydration
Morning sickness, or nausea and vomiting in pregnancy, is quite common in the first trimester. Morning sickness is unpleasant, but it poses no risk to your baby and normally subsides by weeks 16 to 20 of your pregnancy.
Vomiting blood (haematemesis)
Blood | Vomiting
Blood in the vomit (haematemesis) could indicate a major condition. If you (or someone you’re with) feel weak, faint, or otherwise unwell after vomiting blood, dial 999. Even if you feel fine, you should go to the local emergency room.
Coughing up blood (blood in phlegm)
Von Willebrand disease
Blood | Bruising
Von Willebrand disease (VWD) is a common genetic bleeding disorder that can be life-threatening. If you experience symptoms of VWD, consult a doctor, especially if someone in your family has it (see symptoms section).
Vulva cancer is an uncommon kind of cancer that affects women. If you detect any changes in the appearance of your vulva (see symptoms below), visit your doctor. These alterations should be explored, even if they are unlikely to be the outcome of cancer.
Vulvodynia is severe pain in the vulva that persists for no apparent reason (the skin surrounding the entrance to the vagina). It can affect women of all ages, and it frequently occurs in otherwise healthy women. Vulvodynia can be a difficult condition to live with. If you experience recurrent vulval pain, see a doctor.