Warts are very common growth caused by the human papilloma virus and almost 1 in 20 persons will get a wart some time in his or her life. Warts can occur anywhere, but are most common on the hands, feet, face and genitals. Genital warts are sexually transmitted.
Warts are seen as dry rough 0.5 to 2 cm firm growths that are painless, even when touched or manipulated. They are generally seen as domed or flat-topped growths. When they occur on the genitals, they appear fleshy and pink.