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How do I get rid of love bites?

How do I get rid of love bites?

Time & makeup: If by "love bites" one means "hickeys", then the way to get rid of them is: 1)let time pass 2)cover them up with makeup, such as a theatrical-grade foundation, and 3) prevention...Don't be so amorous in highly visible areas. To my knowledge there are no meds or treatment to get rid of them quickly. ...Read more

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I have loads of rashes on my body but they look like love bites and I've had them for a long time and they aren't going what are they?

I have loads of rashes on my body but they look like love bites and I've had them for a long time and they aren't going what are they?

Body rash: can be from multiple sources... an exam will give you the best diagnosis and treatment plan that will be effective for you. There are many natural and prescription meds that are helpful. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a love bite?

How do I get rid of a love bite?

"love bite": Will resolve on its own in few days (unless it's an actual bite, in which case it should be cleansed with hot soapy water, dried, dressed with antibiotic ointment & protective covering; should then watch for signs of infection: more pain, redness, swelling, pus, red streaks. If those occur, see doc asap). Pimple masking cream can cover the discoloration if u wish. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a love bite on my arm?

How can I get rid of a love bite on my arm?

If you are : Referring to bruising - you wait it out and it will resolve on it's own. ...Read more

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IAre there any health-related side effects from having a love bite on the nipple?

IAre there any health-related side effects from having a love bite on the nipple?

Human bites: Human bites are really quite hazardous if the skin is broken. Watch for redness, tenderness in the area - signs of infection a day or so after. ...Read more

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I have a mark next to my mouth that looks like a love bite. Any idea of what it might be?

I have a mark next to my mouth that looks like a love bite. Any idea of what it might be?

Vitamins ?: Some oral lesions arise from vitamin deficiency - B variety, differential diagnosis includes food allergy, viral infections, ingrown hairs, if concerned have your GP or derm or allergist examine it ...Read more