Information about warts by Prof. Dr. Okamoto in Vienna, Austria

Warts are not only optically disturbing, they can itch and even cause considerable pain. Common warts are clinically benign "tumors" caused by human papilloma viruses (also known as HPVs). Depending on their location, warts can display numerous shapes and forms such as plantar warts as well as genital warts. These human papilloma viruses are spread through