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What are warts?

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The medical term for warts is Papillomas and it is the term used for the warts that affect the skin of the hands and toes if it affects the groin it is called Condyloma Acuminatum for a single wart and Condyloma Acuminata for multiple warts both classical and condyloma warts are caused by Human Papilloma Virus or you may heard of it as HPV there are many subtypes of HPV i'll