Genital warts are benign growths (lumps or bumps) on the genital areas. They are raised, flesh-colored bumps or lumps that may have a jagged or rough appearance. Itching and burning are common associated symptoms, but in many cases, there may be no symptoms except for the presence of the warts. They can occur in any location that is exposed during skin-to-skin sexual contact. Certain signs and symptoms, like vaginal discharge or bleeding, can occur if the warts are located in the vaginal opening in women.
Cause of genital warts
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