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Doctor insights on: How Do You Remove A Hickey

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How do you remove a hickey or hide it?

How do you remove a hickey or hide it?

Time/Turtlenecks!: Great question :) a hickey is a bruise from biting/kissing/sucking. This will continue to change color over time as the blood pigment gets broken down. In the mean time, you can cover it up with clothing (turtle necks) or apply make-up concealer. ...Read more

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Why am i having rashes that look like hickeys and how do I remove them?

Why am i having rashes that look like hickeys and how do I remove them?

Rash: Hickey type rash may be a symptom of a bigger problem. It is best to see a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best way to remove a hickie?

Avoidance!: You can try to cover it up, but no way to remove, only time. It is sort of a tatoo, but luckily it goes away. ...Read more

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What is a hickey?

What is a hickey?

Hickey: A hickey is a discolored area on the skin that results when small blood vessels break under the skin, causing a type of bruise (purpura). The appearance will normally change in appearance and color over time. Small red dots (petechiae) may also appear. These types of injuries rarely scar, but may stay discolored for a fair amount of time. Cold compresses and Motrin or Tylenol (acetaminophen) can help pain. ...Read more

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How do you give yourself a hickey?

How do you give yourself a hickey?

Suck: You can give yourself a hickey like you may get from someone else. The "hickey' is caused by sucking on the skin to a degree that blood comes to the surface. This is what the "hickey" is! ...Read more

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Is it normal for a hickey to swell ?

Is it normal for a hickey to swell ?

Hickeys: Yes, if the suction was hard enough, you could do enough tissue damage to call swelling. Seek help if it gets too bad. ...Read more

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What to do if hickey is really painful!?

What to do if hickey is really painful!?

Hickey: A hickey is a discolored area on the skin that results when small blood vessels break under the skin, causing a type of bruise (purpura). The appearance will normally change in appearance and color over time. Small red dots (petechiae) may also appear. These types of injuries rarely scar, but may stay discolored for a fair amount of time. Cold compresses and Motrin or Tylenol (acetaminophen) can help pain. ...Read more

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How can I stop giving myself a 'hickey'?

How can I stop giving myself a 'hickey'?

This can actually : Be a form of self -mutilation. If you really feel compelled to do this - consider cognitive behavioral therapy. ...Read more

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What is the best way to conceal hickeys?

What is the best way to conceal hickeys?

See below.: Put them where no one can see them. Wear a scarf or ascot , turn your collar up, wear turtleneck or apply lots of makeup (which is usually pretty obvious). ...Read more

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Could it be healthy to get hickeys at the age of 15 ?

Could it be healthy to get hickeys at the age of 15 ?

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 more

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How long is it supposed to it take for a hickey to go away?

How long is it supposed to it take for a hickey to go away?

Suction bruises, : It takes several days for the bruising to go away if it is black and blue. If it has two holes in it which looks like a vampire bite, read a vampire book quickly! ...Read more

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Any advice? I have had hickeys before but the one I have is about 2x2 in and it hurts so bad and its really dark. How long will it take approx to go away?

Any advice? I have had hickeys before but the one I have is about 2x2 in and it hurts so bad and its really dark. How long will it take approx to go away?

Hickeys: are actually BRUISES and they last as long as other bruises changing color and finally cleared in WEEKS not DAYS! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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My hickey has pus is this normal ?

My hickey has pus is this normal ?

No: So I think you have an abcess and not a hockey. See doctor or make appointment here for exam ...Read more

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What color does a hickey turn right before it goes away?

What color does a hickey turn right before it goes away?

Hickey changes: A hickey is a discolored area on the skin that results when small blood vessels break under the skin, causing a type of bruise (purpura). The appearance will normally change in appearance and color over time from red/purple to yellow/green then brown. ...Read more

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I found hickey on my bf's chest area, and said nothing. What shoud I have done?

I found hickey on my bf's chest area, and said nothing. What shoud I have done?

Talk: Sound to me like you need to have a conversation with your boyfriend. It's not too late, bring it up, and be prepared for the explanation--good or bad. ...Read more

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Is arnica ointment good for fast removal of a small hickey, they are small but need to be gone by tomorrow.?

Is arnica ointment good for fast removal of a small hickey, they are small but need to be gone by tomorrow.?

Hickey = bruise: A hickey, big or small, is a bruise, which is blood that came out of the blood vessels and is now stuck inside the skin. With the use of arnica, the hickey will lighten and fade away. Without the use of arnica, the hickey will lighten and fade away just as quickly. However, the arnica will also lighten up one's wallet. ...Read more