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physical signs of sexual abuse

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As well as through allegations made by the child, a friend, a sibling or an adult such as a teacher or other onfidant, child sexual abuse may present in a variety of ways in primary care:

  • obvious anogenital bruising or injury

  • suspicious features such as:
    • recurrent UTI
    • vaginal discharge
    • sexually precocious behaviour or language
    • behaviour problems such as enuresis, encopresis, anorexia or self-harm

Last reviewed 01/2018

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