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If someone goes to the em claiming to have been sexual assaulted can the m.D. Determine physical "evidence of trauma"?

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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology

In brief: Yes, if is evidence

Md can recognize any cuts, tears or bruising.
Should also use swabs to collect possible dna evidence from any semen present. Dna evidence can not be denied other than perpetrator claiming consensual sex.

In brief: Yes, if is evidence

Md can recognize any cuts, tears or bruising.
Should also use swabs to collect possible dna evidence from any semen present. Dna evidence can not be denied other than perpetrator claiming consensual sex.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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Luke Kane
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: Assult patterns

Bruising and other traumatic injury from sexual assault may cause specific patterns that able to to recognized by a medical professional.

In brief: Assult patterns

Bruising and other traumatic injury from sexual assault may cause specific patterns that able to to recognized by a medical professional.
Luke Kane
Luke Kane
Answer assisted by Luke Kane, Medical Student
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