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I was raped while drunk. On birth control for 3 weeks, missed a few pills. He didn't use condom but didn't ejaculate. What is my risk of pregnancy?

I was raped while drunk. On birth control for 3 weeks, missed a few pills. He didn't use condom but didn't ejaculate. What is my risk of pregnancy?

Possible: You need to be evaluated. You also need to be assessed for sexually transmitted disease. Lastly, don't ignore the emotional turmoil this will cause-get counseling. Also, even if you were intoxicated, you do not lose your right to say no, consider calling the police. ...Read more

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 u have progressed to aids would your antibody test be negative? It's been 12 yrs since rape and I got tested neg would it be accurate after so long

If u have progressed to aids would your antibody test be negative? It's been 12 yrs since rape and I got tested neg would it be accurate after so long

AIDS is NOT likely : If I am understanding your question correctly, it is unlikely for you to have AIDS if HIV testing is negative after 12 years since the rape. See your doctor for a discussion about your concerns. ...Read more

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I made an appointment2have pap smear&talked2doc ahead of time(triggers my rape)&still didn't go n.It's been 6.5yrs since last exam&i don't know what2do?

I made an appointment2have pap smear&talked2doc ahead of time(triggers my rape)&still didn't go n.It's been 6.5yrs since last exam&i don't know what2do?

Difficult situation: You're doing the right thing talking ahead of time. Work with a therapist if you haven't already. Getting past the trigger will be difficult but make sure you don't neglect your own health. Self care is very important in any type of posttraumatic stress recovery. When you go, have a support person with you and find an empathic doctor. Your friends will know one. ...Read more

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What if you get raped living in a developing country?

What if you get raped living in a developing country?

Rape: If raped in a developing country, the help provided would depend on the medical system available to you in that country. Or, if you're in the military or civil service, what medical care comes through those systems. These situations may differ markedly. Many who are raped (both males & females) do not tell about their experiences. This could result in higher risk of ptsd later. ...Read more

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Has anyone started cutting themselves after being raped?

Has anyone started cutting themselves after being raped?

Self induced pain: Self-induced pain to relieve mental or somatic pain is common. Apprarently one type of pain can block out another pain. Another reason is related to dissociation, derealization. Self induced pain helps some people get reconnected to reality and their own body. Rape is a traumatic event that can lead to mental anguish, depression, dissociation, etc. The post-traumatic stress syndrome is treatable. ...Read more

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Hello :) i would like to ask is there a situation where i doesn't know that i'm raped?

Hello :) i would like to ask is there a situation where i doesn't know that i'm raped?

Date rape drugs: If you were drugged and unconscious this could occur. The question is why are you concerned about this. Something must have prompted your inquiry. You might want to see a psychologist and discuss this. ...Read more

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What's the difference between molestation and rape?

What's the difference between molestation and rape?

Variously Defined: From http://womenslaw.Org "the term 'sexual assault' [what u refer 2as 'molestation, ' i believe] generally means unwanted sexual contact...Sexual contact against ur will, & without consent*. The legal definition varies by state, but sexual assault & domestic violence organizations consider any unwanted sexual activity 2 b sexual assault. This includes rape." [*if victim <18 yr this is irrelevant]. ...Read more

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How do I know if I was analy raped if I was under rohypnol?

How do I know if I was analy raped if I was under rohypnol?

ER: Sorry to hear that. Please go to the er immediately and have them do a rape evaluation of you. Time is of the essence. They can search for particles, hair, semen, skin cells, etc. You would also be suspicious if you have rectal pain or bleeding. This is a crime and you need to go to the hospital first and then have the police try to catch this person before it happens to someone else. ...Read more

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What's the official difference between molestation and rape?

What's the official difference between molestation and rape?

Both are crimes: Rape is forcible sexual intercourse, often under threat of physical injury. Often the victim is unable to consent or resist. Like being under influence of date rape drugs or physically overpowered, etc. Molestation involves a sexual act (which could be rape, but doesn't have to be) with someone beneath the age of legal consent. Both rape and molestation are crimes, and are traumatizing. ...Read more

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Legally, what is the difference between rape and molestation?

No consent : Rape is sex without consent vaginal or anal penetration .Molestation touching breast or genital without someone consent or permission that is simple explanation it does. Get complex ...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