what can I do if I feel really depresse
Apr 23, 2009
hello there.. I need some help on my condition, I have been diagnosed of HIV few months back and my CD4 count is 365, but lately I have been having sleepless night and cold sweat.. and I feel slight depress.. I always the positive kind of person that never let small stuff sweat me much but lately I have been thinking of commiting suicide. Please help
Response from Dr. Henry
You need to discuss your feelings with your HIV doc, your primary care doc, or a mental health professional. These days much can be done to maintain the health of HIV+ persons for many decades in regions with access to good antiretroviral therapies. Also much can be done for depression but you need to connect with a helpful provider that you feel comfortable with. Do it!! If you need a provider contact a local AIDS service organization to get a referral, KH
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