Venereal wart refers to wart-like growth on the genitals. Venereal wart is confined primarily to the moist skin of the genitals.
These warts are due to viruses belonging to the family of human papilloma viruses (HPVs) which are transmitted through sexual contact and can also be transmitted from mother to baby during childbirth. Most people infected with HPV have no symptoms, but these viruses increase a woman's risk for cancer of the cervix. There is no cure for genital warts virus infection. Once contracted, the virus can stay with a person for life. Venereal wart is also called Genital wart, condylomata , or Papilloma.