Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.

Symptoms of Child abuse

Symptoms of Child abuse

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Child abuse includes the 43 symptoms listed below:

  • Inappropriate sexual knowledge - sexual abuse
  • Chronic genital pain or itching - sexual abuse
  • Sexually transmitted infections - sexual abuse
  • Self-mutilation - sexual abuse
  • Suicidal behavior - sexual abuse
  • Anorexia - sexual abuse
  • Depression - sexual abuse
  • Personality change - sexual abuse
  • Regression to child behavior e.g. thumb sucking - sexual abuse
  • Withdrawn - sexual abuse
  • Sudden loss of appetite of overeating - sexual abuse
  • Impaired concentration - sexual abuse
  • Distrust or fear of person they are familiar with - sexual abuse
  • Nightmares - sexual abuse
  • Loss of bladder control - sexual abuse
  • Anxiety over having clothes removed - sexual abuse
  • Overly sensitive to criticism - sexual abuse
  • Aims to be perfectly behaved - sexual abuse
  • Admissions of abuse - physical abuse
  • Running away - physical abuse
  • Unexplained recurring physical injuries - physical abuse
  • Inability to adequately explain injuries - physical abuse
  • Attempts to hide injuries e.g. long sleeved clothing even in summer - physical abuse
  • Patches of missing hair - physical abuse
  • Self-destructive behaviors - physical abuse
  • Aggression - physical abuse
  • Fearful of physical contact - physical abuse
  • Fear of being examined even by a medical professional - physical abuse
  • Impaired physical, emotional or mental development - emotional abuse
  • Sudden onset of speech problems - emotional abuse
  • Continually putting oneself down - emotional abuse
  • Excessive fear of new situations - emotional abuse
  • Feel they deserve to be punished - emotional abuse
  • Abnormal behaviors e.g. rocking, self-mutilation - emotional abuse
  • Excessively passive or aggressive - emotional abuse
  • Often hungry - neglect
  • Often tired - neglect
  • Underweight appearance - neglect
  • Neglected appearance - neglect
  • Untreated medical problems - neglect
  • Destructive behaviors - neglect
  • Scavenging behaviors - neglect
  • Lack of social relationships - neglect
  • more information...»

Research symptoms & diagnosis of Child abuse:

Child abuse: Symptom Checkers

Review the available symptom checkers for these symptoms of Child abuse:

Child abuse: Symptom Assessment Questionnaires

Review the available Assessment Questionnaires for the symptoms of Child abuse:

Child abuse: Complications

Read information about complications of Child abuse.

Research More About Child abuse

Do I have Child abuse?

Child abuse: Medical Mistakes

Child abuse: Undiagnosed Conditions

Diseases that may be commonly undiagnosed in related medical areas:

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical tests related to Child abuse:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Child abuse?

The list of other diseases or medical conditions that may be on the differential diagnosis list of alternative diagnoses for Child abuse includes:

Child abuse: Research Doctors & Specialists

Research all specialists including ratings, affiliations, and sanctions.

More about symptoms of Child abuse:

More information about symptoms of Child abuse and related conditions:

Other Possible Causes of these Symptoms

Click on any of the symptoms below to see a full list of other causes including diseases, medical conditions, toxins, drug interactions, or drug side effect causes of that symptom.

Child abuse as a Cause of Symptoms or Medical Conditions

When considering symptoms of Child abuse, it is also important to consider Child abuse as a possible cause of other medical conditions. The Disease Database lists the following medical conditions that Child abuse may cause:

- (Source - Diseases Database)

Medical articles and books on symptoms:

These general reference articles may be of interest in relation to medical signs and symptoms of disease in general:

About signs and symptoms of Child abuse:

The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Child abuse. This signs and symptoms information for Child abuse has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Child abuse signs or Child abuse symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Child abuse may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Child abuse symptoms.


By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise