Genital warts are soft growths that appear on the genitals. Genital warts can cause pain, discomfort, and itching. Men and women who are sexually active are vulnerable to complications of HPV, including genital warts. HPV infection is especially dangerous for women because some types of HPV can also cause cancer of the cervix and vulva. Genital warts are transmitted through sexual activity, including oral, vaginal, and anal sex. You may not start to develop warts for several weeks or months after infection.
Genital warts 101
Genital warts - NHS
Genital warts are small fleshy growths, bumps or skin changes that appear on or around the genital or anal area. Genital warts are very common. In England, they are the second most common type of sexually transmitted infection STI after chlamydia. Different strains usually affect different parts of the body, including the hands or feet. Although around 30 different types of HPV can affect the genital skin, most cases of infection with HPV cause no visible symptoms.
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