Dec 20, 2007
i recently learned that my best friend and her daughter are HIV positive. ever since i heard the news i couldn't sleep, eat or anything. i cry a lot and i am sad that i have turned this way when i should be stronger to help them out.
should i start anti depressants? and should i recommend my friend to be on one as well? what drug do you recommend?
| Response from Dr. Horwath
You're sad and upset. This is not necessarily the same as depression. Feeling sad about your friend and her daughter is appropriate to the situation. I don't think you should jump to the conclusion that you need antidepressants, and you haven't given any reason that your friend should be treated.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Burning Red Spots After Rubbing Penis Worried I Have HIV
- Groin Pain After Receiving Oral Sex Worried I Have HIV
- Herpes After Licking Genital Worried I Have HIV
- Itchy Rash After Rubbing Penis Sign Of HIV AIDS
- Pain In Urethra After Getting Fingered Worried I Have
- Sore On Penis After Foreplay Worried I Have HIV
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.