National Institutes of Health
- The primary NIH organization for research on Warts is the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Warts are growths on your skin caused by an infection with humanpapilloma virus, or HPV. Types of warts include
In children, warts often go away on their own. In adults, they tend to stay. If they hurt or bother you, or if they multiply, you can remove them. Chemical skin treatments usually work. If not, various freezing, surgical and laser treatments can remove warts.
References and abstracts from MEDLINE/PubMed (National Library of Medicine)