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How Do You Get Ride Of A Hickey
Sign of immaturity: Most would consider a hickey evidence of a person's immaturity. Leaving an obvious sucking blemish is similar to a dog pissing on the ground to mark his/her territory. If you lower yourself to the habits of animals it is somewhat worrisome for your level of social development. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it normal for hickeys to hurt the day after u get them ? It doesn't hurt bad just when i put pressure on it. How long do they last?
Varies, but yes.: it is a bruise unless there is spreading redness, pus, streaking warmth (skin infection .. DOUBTFUL). About a week, could actually turn green/yellow. This is also not a sign of anything serious. Blood breaks down to funny colored pigments. Warmth increases circulation and resolution. ...Read more
Put hand over it.: There is no way to make a bruise go away any faster than several days. You could camouflage it by beating yourself around the face and neck making the hickey a small part of a much larger injury, but i would never suggest that. Other than concealing it with clothes or makeup I am afraid you are out of luck. A warm compress could increase blood flow and potentially reduce total dwell time. ...Read more
SOL: Well...You are out of luck. A hickey is a type of bruise and will go through the normal stages of healing as with any bruise. The only short term option is to cover it. ...Read more
Is there a quicker way to get rid of a hickey? Got it sunday night and i want it to be gone by this coming saturday its quite big hickey
Time: It is a type of bruise, so it must go through the natural stages of healing as with any bruise. There is no quick fix. ...Read more
When I scratch my legs I get what looks like a hickey. It lasts for several days. What is the cause of this?
Tiny vessel damage: If it lasts for a few days and looks like a hickey, you are probably scratching hard enough to damage the tiny capillary blood vessels in the skin, and what you are seeing is a tiny bruise in the area you scratched. Do you have any other easy bleeding symptoms like nose bleeds, heavy periods, gums bleeding with brushing teeth - then may want to check if blood doesn't clot right. ...Read more
I just found out that I have oral herpes and I have a few questions:
1. I gave my boyfriend a hickey, will he get it too?
2. Can it be transmitted through kissing on the cheeks etc?
Herpes: You may be a child in which case we cannot provide a response and refer you to your parents or an adult guardian regarding your concerns. ...Read more
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