Aug 31, 2005
I was infected 5 months ago at 31 years of healtht life. I was wondering how long I will live after my diagnosis. I am starting to get depressed and I wake up in the middle of the night with panic attacks. Am I going to live with this for the rest of my life or this is just temporary while I accept the idea of being positive? I know that I need mental health support but is there something that I can try before I see my specialist? Thank you for your response
| Response from Dr. Horwath
You are experiencing depression and panic attacks. Excellent treatments are avaialble for both of these conditions. You should consult a mental health professional, such as a psychologist or psychiatrist, for an evaluation and treatment recommendation. There is no reason to wait any longer.
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