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Rape (Definition)

Rape is the act of forcing sexual activity on someone else. It is usually conducted by men against women. Being raped may put a woman at risk of ...Read more


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What is the avg.Cost of suturing a 2nd deg perineal laceration? I have thin skin, no std, no child, but a history of rape. Intercourse aways tears

What is the avg.Cost of suturing a 2nd deg perineal laceration?  I have thin skin, no std, no child, but a history of rape. Intercourse aways tears

Hard to say: The local physician would need to see it first and assess and see if it could be performed in the office or require going to a surgi center, pending need for local or general anesthesia. Ideal result will be to bring the tissues together to widen the region to lessen stress and discomfort. May go well for you. ...Read more

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What is date rape?

What is date rape?

Forced intercourse: This unfortunate activity occurs when a partner forces the other member to have sex without their consent. Sometimes this is with the aid of drugs and alcohol, but other times the stronger partner forces the weaker to consent. It is technically illegal but difficult to prosecute since their are no witnesses and a strong embarrasment factor. ...Read more

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What are some reasons that rape might happen?

What are some reasons that rape might happen?

Rapist: Although there are some situations or behaviors that put individuals at risk for being assaulted (being intoxicated around potential perpetrators is a major one), no one ever "causes" themselves to be raped. If you have been a victim of rape, please seek help immediately. You can start with the police, then call your local rape hotline, go to your nearest er if recently raped, or tell your doc. ...Read more

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Is alcohol a date rape drug?

Is alcohol a date rape drug?

Well . . .: Alcohol is technically not referred to as the "date rape drug" -- that would more often be things like rohypnol, xanax, (alprazolam) clonazepam, ghb, and ketamine. But if you're intoxicated enough with alcohol, all kinds of things could happen that you'd prefer not to experience. ...Read more

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What are so-called date rape drugs?

What are so-called date rape drugs?

Dangerous Drugs: These are drugs that are sometimes used to assist a sexual assault. These drugs are powerful and dangerous. They can be slipped into your drink when you are not looking. The drugs often have no color, smell, or taste, so you can't tell if you are being drugged.The drugs can make you become weak and confused — or even pass out — so that you are unable to refuse sex or defend yourself. ...Read more

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Where can I go to get rape counseling?

Where can I go to get  rape counseling?

Rape counseling: The best place to start is with your local rape crisis center. They can then refer you to appropriate counselors aaand if needed psychiatrists. You may want to join a group for other people who have dealt with this. There may be some counselors who specialize in this specialty, in your locality. ...Read more

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Why is the date rape drug "rohypnol" produced?

Why is the date rape drug "rohypnol" produced?

Rohypnol: Is an intermediate-acting benzodiazepine with general properties similar to those of valium (diazepam). It is used in the short-term treatment of insomnia, as a pre-medication in surgical procedures and for inducing anaesthesia. It's not available in the United States. ...Read more

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What to do if I have severe dreams about rape very night?

Seek evaluation: These could be signs of post traumatic stress disorder. An evaluation by a licensed mental health professional would be strongly encouraged. ...Read more