What Happens If Genital Warts Are Not Treated?

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Definition

Genital warts are soft, wart-like growths on the skin and mucus membranes of the genitals in men and women. Genital warts are a type of sexually transmitted infection (STI).


Alternative Names

Condylomata acuminata; Penile warts; Human papilloma virus (HPV); Venereal warts; Condyloma; HPV DNA test; Sexually transmitted disease (STD)


Causes, incidence, and risk factors

The virus that causes genital warts is called human papilloma virus (HPV). More than 70 different...

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