Genital warts - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic - genital warts on a penis

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Genital warts are soft growths that occur on the genitals. They're a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by certain strains of human.

Genital warts are caused by HPV. Genital warts show up on the skin around your genitals and anus. They're caused by certain types of human papillomavirus.

Genital warts consist of fibrous overgrowths covered by a thickened, outer layer. They can appear around a man's scrotum, anus, and penis.