Genital Warts is a common Sexually Transmitted Infection. Imagine that two months after your last sexual experience, you woke up one morning and had pain or itch around your private part and anus and you are wondering what is happening. As the pain increased, you decided to check and know what is causing the pain because you had a good night without intercourse or even masturbation. As you unzipped your cloth and pulled down that inner-wear, lol and behold, all you saw were fleshy bumps around your private part. Now you are wondering where this came from as you always have clean inner wears and it has been long since you had the last sexual activity. Today, we would tell you 6 things you should know about these fleshy bumps that you have. They are: 1. Genital warts can cause pain, itching and feeling of discomfort within the private part/ and anus. 2. Genital warts are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) which can majorly be transmitted through sexual intercourse. 3. The virus that causes Genital warts, can also be seen on the hands and other parts of the body. 4. The warts affect both women and men. 5. The warts can be treated, but the virus that causes the infection (HPV) cannot be cured. 6. Genital warts caused by HPV can be prevented through the use of vaccines. You can also ask any questions if you have any, and we would do our best to answer as much as we can.