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Please note that this service is provided by NHS Choices not Helmsley Medical Centre, Please contact the Surgery or 111 if out of hours, if you have any concerns.

Find out about vaginal discharge, including what's normal, signs of a problem, what can cause unusual discharge and when to get medical advice.

Read about vaginal dryness, including why it happens and what can be done about it.

Find out about vaginitis, including information about symptoms, when to see a GP, causes and treatment.

Find out about the main types of vasculitis, with links to more information.

Find out what can cause vomiting blood and when it might be a medical emergency.

Find out about von Willebrand disease, including what the symptoms are, when and where to get medical help, the causes and how it's treated.

Find out about vulvodynia, including what the symptoms are, when to get medical help, plus treatments and things you can do to help ease the pain.

A leg ulcer is a long-lasting (chronic) sore on your leg or foot that takes more than 2 weeks to heal.

Read about vaginal cancer, a rare type of cancer usually caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). Find out about treatments and how to prevent it.

Find out about vaginismus, which is when the vagina suddenly tightens up when you try to put something into it. Find out about possible causes and treatments.

Read about varicose eczema, a long-term skin condition that affects the lower legs and is common in people with varicose veins

Find out about varicose veins, including what the symptoms are, how they're treated, causes and possible complications.

Find out about vascular dementia, including what the symptoms are, how it's treated and what the outlook is.

Vertigo is a symptom, rather than a condition in itself. It's the feeling that you, or the environment around you, is moving or spinning.

Read about vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia, which occurs when a lack of vitamin B12 or folate causes the body to produce abnormally large red blood cells.

Find out about common vitamins and minerals, including what they do, how much you need, and how to ensure you get enough.

Find out about vitiligo, which is a long-term condition that causes pale, white patches to develop on the skin.

Read more about the symptoms, causes and treatments of vulval cancer, which is a rare type of cancer that affects women.

Read more about how the vaginal ring works, how effective it is, how to get and use it and what side effects it may cause.

Find out about vasectomy, including how it is carried out, risks and benefits and getting it on the NHS.