Skip to content


    Attention All WebMD Community Members:

    These message boards are closed to posting. Please head on over to our new WebMD Message Boards to check out and participate in the great conversations taking place:

    Window watching
    An_244767 posted:
    I've been window watching this DB for some time and have never really seen any real issues which I am facing in my struggle with this disease. Many come in here for "unexplained duh moment" once thier mindless questions have been answered. I was under the impression that this site was for concerns and issue that people who has the same common "This disease". My question is does anyone date with this illness and if so how do you cope with the emotional stand point of it all?
    georgiagail responded:
    This particular forum tends to get questions from many who are concerned that they might be infected.

    The Living with AIDS forum tends to get more postings from those who have been diagnosed and are dealing with the disease.

    I'd suggest that while some of the questions might be a bit of a stretch, they are hardly "mindless" to those who have considerable stress and worry that they might be infected, even if their concerns are totally baseless.

    Caprice_WebMD_Staff responded:
    And there are discussions here from those who have HIV so you are very welcome here. Our own 'Living with AIDS' community hasn't been here for a couple of years due to inactivity. A member did start another one a few months ago but it is not being used either. So I hope you'll continue to post here and hopefully others will look in and share their own experiences as well.

    And if you have any medical questions about your own diagnosis, Dr. Malebranche is always here to help.

    Regarding the other questions, those also deserve considerate responses; their fears are real. I'm so grateful for Gail and Dan and any others who take the time to help them here.
    We never touch people so lightly that we do not leave a trace. ~Peggy Tabor Millin

    Helpful Tips

    Help asap
    My daughter disclosed to me that she was exposed to HIV. She denies that he has been tested for HIV. He also is not high risk. She told me ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    1 of 1 found this helpful

    Related Drug Reviews

    • Drug Name User Reviews

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.