What are Warts: What Causes Warts?

What are warts? Warts are painless growths that occur on the skin.  There are five types of warts that can occur: common warts generally grow on the hands, however they can appear anywhere on the body.  Plantar warts occur on the bottom of the feet and when you walk you might feel pain, like stepping on a pebble.  Flat warts grow on the arms, legs or face.  They are generally small.  Filiform warts can grow around the nose, mouth or sides of the face.  Periungual warts grow around and under the toenails and fingernails. [Read more...]