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It can be hard to distinguish between abuse and accidental injury. You should look out for any patterns: multiple bruises that are in various healing stages or fractures with different levels of healing can be signs of abuse. A refusal to go to the doctor for an injury or to speak about abuse could also be a warning sign. Caregiver should be on the lookout for signs such as fear and anxiety, when discussing whether their loved one has experienced abuse.