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  1. Warts

    Warts can be stubborn, so you may need to use more than one type of treatment.

  2. Weight, fertility and pregnancy health

    Compared with women in the healthy weight range, women who are carrying extra weight are less likely to conceive.

  3. West Nile virus

    All disease-carrying mosquitoes breed in water or require water to enable eggs to hatch

  4. When do I need to see my doctor about persistent pain?

    Living with persistent pain isn’t easy. Your doctor can help you balance your pain, your treatment and hurdles you encounter in life.

  5. White tailed spider

    In most cases, the bite from a white tailed spider only causes a mild reaction, including itching and skin discolouration.

  6. Whooping cough

    The major symptom of whooping cough is a severe cough, which is often followed by a 'whooping' sound.

  7. Williams syndrome

    Williams syndrome often goes undiagnosed, which means that some people with the disorder fail to get the support and treatment they need until later in life.

  8. Wilson disease

    In Wilson's disease, a build-up of copper damages organs including the liver, nervous system, brain, kidneys and eyes.

  9. Wisdom teeth

    Wisdom teeth that may cause problems are best taken out sooner rather than later.

  10. Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome

    Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome is characterised by attacks of rapid heart rate or tachycardia.