In My Corner is a public space - share at your own discretion
Personal (health) Information
If you share anything in In My Corner, including your health information, it is at your own discretion in this public space.
You are solely responsible for the content that you post or transmit to other members.
Avoid Identifying Information
Please do not share any information about yourself or other users that could be used to identify you such as real names and physical locations. This is especially important because many users will know each other in the real world and many members will want to stay anonymous.
If you want to exchange names, emails or phone numbers with another user, please send a private message directly to the user, but do not press them.
Respect others and their privacy
Do not post information about others in In My Corner.
Do not repost information about other users in In My Corner to outside sites like Facebook - those users may not have intended their information to be shared with wider audiences.
Other Points of View
Keep in mind that In My Corner is a space where people connect with support for one another and respect for differing points of view.
In My Corner is not a substitute for consultation with a health care provider.
Patients and Caregivers
While patients and healthcare professionals will connect on In My Corner, a physician-patient or provider-patient relationship is not established through In My Corner per the legal definition, and In My Corner is not a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. Always consult your physician and do not rely on the information in this site when making decisions about your health.
The content in In My Corner is for information only and is not reviewed by medical professionals. You should never change or stop any course of treatment prescribed by your health care provider without first consulting him or her.
Health Care Professionals
Similarly, do not use In My Corner to give medical information and advice that is more appropriate for an office visit (e.g., diagnosis). You may share information about your experiences, and ideas as a health professional, but without knowing the patient's history, conversations should only be general.
In My Corner is not for urgent situations.
Emergency situations requiring immediate attention should not be submitted electronically.
In My Corner and its users may provide responses to electronic inquiries. However, delays may occur based upon message volume, availability of staff, the complexity of the situation, or technology disruptions. Therefore, In My Corner cannot guarantee that messages will be responded to.
If you feel your life is in danger or you are having a medical emergency, please call 911 immediately.
Other Ground rules
Do not post inappropriate content
In My Corner reserves the right to do to delete or edit any posting that is objectionable, offensive, illegal, or inappropriate with or without notice.
Do not repost deleted/removed posts or replies.
No solicitation, promotion or commercial use will be permitted
Do not interfere with the operation of the site
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