Warts are small skin lesions, growths, usually painless, and are harmless. There are many types of warts:

  • Common warts usually appear on the hands and are common in children.
  • Genital warts or warts appear on the genitals and around. They are caused by the human papilloma virus and you need to see a doctor.
  • Plantar warts appear on the soles of the feet and can be very painful.
  • There are also subungual and periungual warts that are below or around the fingernails or toenails.
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