Warts

Warts are small growths on the skin caused by a viral infection in the skin's top layer. They can happen anywhere on the body, but typically appear on the hands and feet. Warts are usually harmless and painless, but they can be disfiguring and embarrassing, and occasionally they hurt or itch. Warts may become painful if they are located in areas of repeated friction or pressure. The following are different types of warts:

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Review Date: 1/1/2017  

Reviewed By: Steven D. Ehrlich, NMD, Solutions Acupuncture, a private practice specializing in complementary and alternative medicine, Phoenix, AZ. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.

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