Signs and symptoms of a  sexually abused kids
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What is sexual child abuse?
Causes of child sex abuse
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Prevention tips for child sexual abuse
Help for child sex abuse victims
Facts on child sex abuse

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Signs and symptoms of child sexual abuse?


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Symptoms of sexual abuse in children are similar to those of depression or severe anxiety and nervousness.

Let us put them into two groups:

PHYSICAL SYMPTOMS
child abuse bulletTrouble walking or sitting, usually as a result of pain in genital area
child abuse bulletDisplays knowledge or interest in sexual acts inappropriate to his or her age, Home or even seductive behavior.
child abuse bulletVictim is always hiding and avoiding a specific person for no reason.
child abuse bulletDoesn’t want to change clothes in front of others or participate in physical activities.
child abuse bulletSexually transmitted infection (STI), especially for teens.
child abuse bulletPregnancy.
child abuse bulletRuns away from home.
child abuse bulletNew adult words for body parts and no obvious source.

HEALTH SYMPTOMS
Sexually abused kids may suffer:
child abuse bulletBowel disorders, such as soiling oneself (encopresis)
child abuse bulletEating disorders, such as anorexia nervosa
child abuse bulletGenital or rectal symptoms, such as pain during a bowel movement or urination, or vaginal itch or discharge
child abuse bulletRepeated headaches
child abuse bulletSleep problems
child abuse bulletStomach aches (vague complaints)

SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR
child abuse bulletIndulging in alcoholism and drug abuse or engaging in high-risk sexual behaviors
child abuse bulletPoor school performance and class participation
child abuse bulletHave excessive fears
child abuse bulletWithdraw from normal and regular activities


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