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.