A 39-year-old member asked:

I need advice on sexual assault.?

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Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
See your doctor!: There are so many issues with sexual assault. Anyone who has been assaulted needs to be tested for std's. You can discuss with your doctor whether you want to have a full exam or pursue counseling. You should also consider filing charges with the police. Most people are scared and not sure what to do. If you are hurt, you should go to the er for care right away.
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Dr. Jason Berman
A Verified Doctoranswered
16 years experience
Also see this site: http://www.rainn.org/get-help this is a non-profit excellent resource for people who have been sexually assaulted. Be well, .
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