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Vaccines

Pediatrics

Vaccines are a number of drugs used as a preventive measure in the occurrence of diseases and allergies. When germs enter our body, the immune system recognizes them as foreign substances (antigens agents); therefore, the system itself is responsible for putting the production of the required amount of antibodies up to combat these antigens. Based on this process, the vaccines contain weakened or killed antigens that stimulate the immune system to produce antibodies. That...

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Vacumtherapy

Aesthetic Medicine

The vacuum therapy is one of the most effective treatments to eliminate cellulite, fluid accumulation and localized fat, from activation of lymphatic and venous circulation. This method is applied by using an apparatus which has a special heads equipped to exert a suction or pressure on the skin in each of the treated areas. Using this technique, it is performing a kind of drainage massage decongestion causing areas with stored fat and cellulite, improved skin...

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vaginal dryness

Aesthetic Medicine

Vaginal dryness occurs due to decreased estrogen hormones that maintain tissue lubricated vagina and prevent any kind of pathology. When estrogen levels are reduced, the vaginal tissue shrinks and thickens hindering lubrication. The causes of this condition may be different: menopause, treatments for breast cancer, endometriosis, uterine fibroids or infertility, severe stress or depression, among others. There are different treatments for vaginal dryness, it is still...

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Vaginal Rejuvenation

Aesthetic Medicine

Vaginal rejuvenation is a procedure that corrects mild urinary incontinence, vaginal laxity, severe vaginal dryness associated with menopause, and other aesthetic improvements in the female genitalia. Most of these treatments do not require hospital admission and can be done with a laser. · Labiaplasty of the labia majora, reduction in size. · Laser Perineoplasty · Hymenoplasty (Hymenoplasty restoration)

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Vaginismus

Psychology

Vaginismus is a sexual problem in which the muscles around the vagina contract. It is an involuntary spasm makes the vagina closed. In most cases, the causes of vaginismus are psychological (lack of sexual information, fear of pregnancy, traumatic esperiencias). It can also be caused by trauma due to sexual abuse in the past or a history of discomfort with sexual intercourse. Given the variety of factors that cause vaginismus, such as physical and / or psychological...

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Vaginitis

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Vaginitis is a vaginal inflammation, usually due to an infection. The causes may be chemical or traumatic. Chemical due to the use of some creams or aggressive soaps near the vagina or urethra. Traumatic or external causes that cause inflammation of the vagina can range from sexual intercourse without sufficient lubrication or too aggressive, or practice sports without the necessary clothing. Sometimes, symptoms may go unnoticed, but usually present an...

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Vaginoplasty

Plastic surgery

Vaginoplasty is a vaginal rejuvenation surgery aimed to correct the loosening of the tissues of the vaginal canal and restore tone and contractility of the vaginal muscles. The surgical procedure involves closing the muscles around the vagina that are distended or deformed, and are responsible for giving strength to the vaginal walls, while improving elasticity and control of the vulva. The results of this operation are usually highly satisfactory since a tighter vagina and...

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Valvular

Cardiology

The valve disease is a typical disease of the heart valves. The valves can be damaged for various reasons, for example infections or aging.

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Valvuloplasty

Cardiology

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Varicocele

Urology

A varicocele is a varicose vein tumor formed by an (unusually swollen vein) or a group of varices, usually located in the scrotum or in the spermatic cord. Usually develops during the course of puberty, most often on the left side of the scrotum, and although it is usually not harmful, in some people it can damage the testicles or decrease sperm production. If testicular varicocele causes infertility, surgery, called varicocelectomy, which involves cutting the affected veins for blood flow...

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