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Genital Warts Caused by the HPV Virus


Updated July 01, 2014

Although HPV doesn't always present symptoms, one of the most common symptom of HPV is genital warts. These clustered, cauliflower-like growths can affect the penis, vagina, anus, and perineum area.

In women, genital warts appear inside and outside of the vagina and inner thighs. They can also appear on the anal region, growing in and outside of the anus. In men, genital warts can appear on the penis, scrotum, testicles, anus, groin and thighs.

Pictures of Genital Warts

Please note that these are graphic images that show male and female genitalia in detail. Please use discretion.

Male Genital Warts Photos:

Female Genital Warts Photos:

A Word About Genital Warts and HPV Photos

Several pictures of genital warts circulate the Internet. These are often extreme cases that are so severe that they block the vaginal and anal openings. Please note that cases such as these are uncommon, and these photos should not be used to compare with your personal symptoms. If you suspect that you may have genital warts, see your doctor.

Genital warts are caused by human papillomavirus (HPV). You cannot rely on the visual presence of genital warts to determine if someone is infected with HPV. In some cases, genital warts never appear or can appear years after contracting the virus.

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