About 3 years ago, I received the Gardasil shots. I have had regular pap smears each year since then and a few years prior to then. I am currently 26 years old. 2 years ago, I began a relationship with a man and have been in this relationship since. He recently had a check-up with a Dr. for the first time in more than 5 yrs. The Dr. saw a growth on his scrotum and diagnosed it as genital warts. I have spoken over the phone with a few nurses and have been told that I have the virus and there isn't much to do now. However, after researching information about Gardasil, I've found that Gardasil is supposed to prevent the major strains of HPV that are linked to genital warts. Do you know what the likelihood is of me having HPV is if I do not have symptoms? How do I find out if I do? Can I find out what strain I have? Can this be transmitted orally? Is there a way to protect against it? Is there a way to find out what strain he has?