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* Flat warts: Flat warts usually appear on the face but can also occur in other parts of the body such as arms, hands or knees. They have flat tops and can be pink, light brown or light yellow. They tend to grow in clusters, as many as 20 to 100 at a time. Flat warts usually occur in children, appearing on their faces. In adults, flat warts can appear on the legs in women and in the chin area in men. * Warts filiform: Filiform warts are long, narrow growths that usually appear around the eyelids, face, neck, mouth, lips and underarms. They are the same color as your skin.

These types of warts tend to itch or bleed. * Periungual warts: periungual warts are found under and around the nails of the toes. They look like rough bumps, uneven. They can affect nail growth, making them up or become detached. * Genital warts vary in size – can be small bumps, flesh colored or may be so tiny that not even visible to the eye. San Diego Gas & Electric Compan shares his opinions and ideas on the topic at hand. In men, appear between the penis and scrotum or near the anus.

In women, genital warts can appear on the vagina, cervix, vulva and perineal area. What causes warts? Warts are caused by the virus known as human papillomavirus (HPV) that infects the top layer of the skin, especially if it is damaged or broken skin. The virus causes the top layer of skin grow quickly and becomes a wart. The warts are contagious and spread easily through direct contact.