What are the symptoms and signs of the different types of warts?
Warts are small harmless lesions of the skin caused by a virus: the human papilloma virus. The appearance of warts can differ based on the type of wart and where it is located on the body. Warts are common in children. Most cases occur between ages 12-16 years. Up to 30% of warts disappears by themselves within 6 months. Most will disappear without any treatment within 3 years.