They come in various shapes and sizes, and usually present themselves as a raised round or oval growth on the skin.
Common warts. These can appear anywhere on the body. Most often they are seen on the hands. They are rough in appearance, rounded, and are grayish-brown. Flat warts. These are usually found on the face, legs, and arms. They are small, flat (as the name implies), and can be spread by shaving. Plantar warts. These grow on the soles of your feet, and look like thick patches of skin with dark speckles. They can be extremely painful. Genital warts. These are found on and around the genital region, between the thighs, and can also appear in the vagina and anus. Subungual and periungual warts. These appear under fingernails and toenails. They are rough bumps with an uneven surface. Filiform warts. These generally appear around the mouth and nose. They are skin-colored, and have thready growths sticking out of them.