Genital Warts

Genital warts are warts that appear in the genital area. There can be 1 wart or a cluster of warts. People get these warts by picking up the human papillomavirus (HPV) from someone who is already infected with this virus.

HPV is a common sexually transmitted infection. It is possible to spread or get these warts even when you cannot see them.

Many people with HPV do not know they have the virus because they do not have symptoms

Of the 100 or so types of HPV, just a few can cause genital warts. Some HPV types can cause cervical cancer. Other types can cause anal cancer, cancer of the penis, or mouth and throat cancer. You can get more than one type of HPV.

There are many ways to treat genital warts.

 


 

Conditions We Treat

Acne

Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States. Although it's common, accurate information about acne can be scarce. Who gets acne? If

Acne Cyst

An acne cyst forms when the pore fills with dead skin cells oil, and bacteria. A cyst goes deep into the skin and can hurt

Actinic Keratosis (Also called a solar keratosis)

An actinic keratosis  or AK is a rough,dry, scaly patch or growth that forms on the skin An AK forms when the skin is badly damaged by ultraviolet

Alopecia (Hair Loss)

Who experiences hair loss? Millions of people experience hair loss. Some people see their hair re-grow without doing anything. Others need treatment

Atopic Dermatitis/Eczema

This is a common skin disease in children. 
Children often get atopic dermatitis (AD) during their first year of life. If a child gets AD during this

Atypical Mole (Dysplastic)

This type of mole can look like melanoma. It is not melanoma. But you have a higher risk of getting melanoma if you have any of the following: 4

Basal Cell Carcinoma

Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common form of skin cancer. More than two million cases of this skin cancer are diagnosed in the United States

Bed Bugs

Bedbugs are tiny insects that feed on human blood. They hide in dark places close to where humans sleep and usually crawl out to feed while people

Blackheads/Whiteheads

If a blocked pore stays open, it can look kind of black and is called a blackhead. If a blocked pore closes up, the top of the bump looks more

Congenital Mole

When a person is born with a mole, the mole is called a congenital mole. Roughly, 1 out of every 100 people is born with a mole. These moles vary in

Dry Skin

Dry skin is common. It can occur at any age and for many reasons. Using a moisturizer often helps repair dry skin. Sometimes people need a

Eczema

Eczema is a word that means irritated skin. Doctors don't really know why some kids and adults get eczema, and others don't. They think it might

Female Pattern Baldness

The most common cause of hair loss is a medical condition called hereditary hair loss. About 80 million men and women in the United States have this

Fungal Infections

Fungi are single or multi-cellular organisms that cause skin infections. Fungi can be true pathogens, which cause infections in healthy people, or

Genital Warts

Genital warts are warts that appear in the genital area. There can be 1 wart or a cluster of warts. People get these warts by picking up the human

Herpes Simplex

Herpes simplex is a common viral infection. If you’ve ever had a cold sore or fever blister, you picked up the herpes simplex virus. Most cold sores

Hives

Hives are welts on the skin that often itch. These welts can appear on any part of the skin. Hives vary in size from as small as a pen tip to as

Lichen Planus

Many people get lichen (LY-kin) planus (PLAN-us). This disease can develop on one or several parts of the body. It can appear on the skin or inside

Melanoma

Melanoma is a type of skin cancer. Anyone can get melanoma. When found early and treated, the cure rate is nearly 100%. Allowed to grow, melanoma

Melasma

Melasma (muh-LAZ-muh) is a common skin problem. It causes brown to gray-brown patches on the face. Most people get it on their cheeks, bridge of

Moles

Moles are common. Almost every adult has a few moles. Adults who have light skin often have more moles. They may have 10 to 40 moles on their skin.

Molluscum Contagiosum

Molluscum (muh-luhs-kum) contagiosum (kən-tā-jē-ō-səm) is a common skin disease. It is caused by a virus. This virus easily spreads from person to

Nummular Dermatitis

People who get this skin problem often see distinct, coin-shaped (nummular) or oval sores on their skin. Nummular dermatitis often appears after a

Pityriasis Rosea

People of all ages and skin colors get pityriasis rosacea, but this skin disease is more likely to occur: Between 10 and 35 years of age. During

Poison Ivy Dermatitis

Many people get a rash from poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac. This rash is caused by an oil found in the plants. This oil is called urushiol

Rosacea

Rosacea (rose-AY-sha) is a common skin disease. It often begins with a tendency to blush or flush more easily than other people. The redness can

Seborrheic Dermatitis

This is a very common skin disease that causes a rash. When this rash appears, it often looks like the one pictured above. The skin tends to have

Seborrheic Keratosis

Seborrheic keratoses tend to do the following: Start as small, rough bumps, then slowly thicken and develop a warty surface Have a waxy,

Shingles/Herpes Zoster

Anyone who has had chickenpox can get shingles. After the chickenpox clears, the virus stays in the body. If the virus reactivates (wakes up), the

Skin Cancer

Even the same type of skin cancer can look very different from person to person. This makes it hard to look at a picture and tell if you have skin

Tinea Versicolor

We all have yeast living on our skin. When the yeast grow out of control, a person can get a skin disease called tinea versicolor.  Yeast is a type

Warts

Warts are small, harmless growths that appear most frequently on the hands and feet. Sometimes they look flat and smooth, other times they have a