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Moles, Warts and Skin Tags: An Introduction
In general, moles, warts and skin tags are infections attached to the skin that are usually caused by viruses that has the capability to produce lumps on different parts of the body or even on the soles of your feet.
Identifying Common Wart Treatments
Common warts, among other types of warts, are considered as local growths on the skin that are known to be caused by the infection identified as Human Papilloma Virus or HPV. The virus itself is contagious and can be passed from one person to another although, there are little chances that the wart can affect the entire family, oftentimes, there is only one affected. More so, warts are seen only in one part of the body like the feet with minimal chances of spreading.
Genital Wart Facts
Condylomata acuminata or what is known as genital wart is regarded as a sexually transmitted disease that is benign in growth and is commonly found around the rectum, penis and vagina. Papillomaviruses is the main culprit of this growth. In the United States, there are about 500,000 from the entire population that develops genital warts which proves how common this condition is. For the 20 to 45 percent of sexually active individuals, women are majority of the population affected by the virus. And because of the location these warts have established, condoms are not as effective in protecting the person.