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Sexual Assault (Definition)

Sexual assault is a crime in which the victim has received unwanted touches (or worse bodily contact) on sexual parts of his or her body, or the victim has been touched by sexual parts of the attacker's body. State and federal laws have detailed legal ...Read more


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If a girl has to go to the gynecologists for the first time, she's 18, can they tell if she was sexual abused and raped? Do they have to report it?

If a girl has to go to the gynecologists for the first time, she's 18, can they tell if she was sexual abused and raped? Do they have to report it?

No: Sexual abuse and rape needs to be reported. One must see the gynecologist right away to detect the changes caused by rape or sexual abuse. Sometimes, child sexual abuse like genital mutilation can be detected anytime. Anyway, one should not suffer in silence in this day and age. Everyone must be treated with respect. It is time to break your silence. Your doctor will help guide you. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a gynecoligist to know if you've been raped upon examination if rape was within two weeks (what about 6 months or more)?

Is it possible for a gynecoligist to know if you've been raped upon examination if rape was within two weeks (what about 6 months or more)?

Rape exams: This is one of those things that the sooner an assault victim is examined the better the forensic evidence obtained. Moreover, it allows the patient to obtain treatment for possible STD"S and obtain mental health counselling. ...Read more

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Could you be raped and not know about it?

Could you be raped and not know about it?

Yes: If you are in a situation where you have lost control such as intoxication, trauma or the deliberate use of agents such as rohypnol, then you could be raped under the influence and not know about it at the time and perhaps not later. ...Read more

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How to figure out if I could have been raped?

How to figure out if I could have been raped?

Get seen now: If you believe you were given a sedative and your date took advantage of you, call your physician now and ask for advice. If you are under the care of a therapist who is trying to elicit a forgotten memory to try to explain any of a variety of emotional difficulties, get a second opinion as to the appropriateness of this inquiry. If the situation is something else, your physician is your guide. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to tell someone you were raped?

It is never easy: I am sorry you had to go through being raped. It is hard to tell people, but if they care about you, they would want to know and support you through the painful process of recovery. Ask to speak with them in private and let them know that you need them to listen and believe you. Often even those who love you will not want to believe that something so terrible could happen. ...Read more

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What should I do if I think i've been drugged then raped?

What should I do if I think i've been drugged then raped?

Go to an ER: Go to an er where you will be examined and a urine analysis will help determine what drugs are in your system. Whether or not you have been raped can also be evaluated by the rape investigation protocols that ers employ. ...Read more

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What should you do if you think i've been drugged and raped?

Seek assistance: If one believes they have been drugged and raped, the first thing to do is get medical attention - maybe going immediately to an er for a rape kit to be performed. This may help answer the quesiton and important evidence may be gathered. Gathering anything the drug may have been in may also help with the forensics. In terms of trauma, asap speak to a rape crisis counselor or clinical psychologist. ...Read more

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What are the ways to tell if I might have been drugged and raped?

What are the ways to tell if I might have been drugged and raped?

Get a full med exam: If you suspect that you were drugged and raped, please undergo a full medical exam immediately. ...Read more

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What if you were raped but u didn't seek any medical attention. U just kept it to urself...?

What if you were raped but u didn't seek any medical attention. U just kept it to urself...?

Not wise: First you should go to a physician, explain what occurred and be thoroughly tested for stds and pregnancy. Then, it would be highly advisable to seek counseling. This should be either from a clinical psychologist or psychiatrist. Do not rely upon a religious leader although they can provide supplementary support. Proving what happened may be difficult. The legal system is not gentle. ...Read more

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