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South America
Aug 16, 2000

I just found out that my girlfriend now slept with a stranger in South America last year. I live in the US. Do I have to be worried about contracting a different strain of the virus? If so, what types of measures should I take? I heard that there are different strains of HIV. Thanks for your time!

Response from Dr. Feinberg

There are different strains of HIV. If you are concerned enough to get tested, let them know that the possible exposure happened in South America.


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