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Sexual Abuse

Signs and symptoms of sexual abuse​:

  • Inappropriate sexual knowledge​​


  • Acting-out sex during play


  • Chronic depression/withdrawal


  • Poor self-esteem


  • Extreme change in weight or appearance


  • Difficulties at school or with peers


  • Pain or itching in genital or anal area


  • Bleeding/bruising in genital or anal area


  • Difficulty in walking or sitting


  • Sexually transmitted infections/pregnancy

  • Regression in toileting issues

  • Sleep disturbances

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