Human papilloma virus (HPV) causes common warts, the small, white, beige or brown skin growths that can appear almost anywhere on the body and on the moist mucous membranes near the mouth, anus and genitals.
There are more than 70 different types of HPV, each with its own favorite skin surface to invade. Some cause the small, painless, rough-surfaced warts found on the fingers and face. Others cause the larger, more painful and flatter plantar warts that grow on the soles of the...Read more
About once or twice a month, I see a young male in his late teens or early 20s who come to me to evaluate a bump or lesion on his penis.... Read more »
As a mother, you are faced with certain realities. Teens are having sex, and your ability to know whether your teen will use common sense... Read more »