The small fleshy growths, bumps or skin changes that appear on or around the genital or anal area are termed as genital warts.
Genital warts are usually painless and do not pose a serious threat to a person’s health but they can appear unsightly and be distressing.
In a women, the most common places for genital warts are:
- In and around the vagina, between the vagina and the anus.
- Around the anus
In men, the most common places for genital warts are:
- On the shaft or head of the penis.
- Around the anus or scrotum.
There isn’t any specific test for genital warts but if you think you might have, then you must contact your local sexual health clinic.