Warts are skin growths caused by a virus. The virus infects the top layer of skin, causing it to grow rapidly.
Warts can grow anywhere on your body. Most warts go away on their own, but they may come back.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Patrice Burgess, MD - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine|
|Last Revised||October 9, 2012|
|By:||Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: October 9, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Patrice Burgess, MD - Family Medicine
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
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