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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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Does rubbing a coin on a hickey or love bite help speed up its removal?

Does rubbing a coin on a hickey or love bite help speed up its removal?

Likely make it worse: A far eastern ritual called coin rubbing is occasionally used by "healers".They rub coins between the ribs as treatment for lung infections.The process produced hickey like petechial hemorrhages under the skin where rubbing is done.I don't know where you would have heard this might help but I would never recommend it. ...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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Hello i have a love bite type rash on my left arm?

Hello i have a love bite type rash on my left arm?

Blood spots?: If there are many blood spots, as in an actual rash, one can be checked by a doctor to see if any blood tests may be needed. However, if there is only one small spot, a typical bruise is more likely, and a blood clotting disorder is less likely. Spots and rashes are hard to describe and hard to diagnose without seeing them, so a visit to a doctor is needed if worried. ...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

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Breast turning yellow at the site of love bite?

Breast turning yellow at the site of love bite?

Normal healing: If there was a bruise there, it is normal to have some yellowing of the area as the blood under the skin is broken down and reabsorbed into the body. It is common to see bruises go from bluish/blackish to brown to yellow to green before disappearing altogether. ...Read more

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I have itchy legs (top) regually and it leaves a love bite type rash with bruises that a painful to touch what could this be please ?

I have itchy legs (top) regually and it leaves a love bite type rash with bruises that a painful to touch what could this be please ?

Need more info: It's hard to make a diagnosis without visualizing the skin condition. Please either consult with your family physician or a dermatologist now to get help. ...Read more

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I bite things a lot, i love biting people, is there something wrong with me?

I bite things a lot, i love biting people, is there something wrong with me?

Are we talking : Little nibbles or biting? Do you enjoy hurting other people? Do your bites lead to bruises or bleeding? Is you biting sexual in nature? Is the biting consensual? How often do you bite? I don't think that the desire to bite is healthy - but some individuals do bite in the context of sex. If you are concerned -why not see a psychologist for evaluation. It is best to see things in a context. ...Read more

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Cat bit me. Love him. Since he is indoor, should I tell my doctor?

Cat bit me. Love him. Since he is indoor, should I tell my doctor?

Probably: Cats harbor some pretty nasty germs in their mouths that cause serious infections. You probably need to be on antibiotics. Also, there is always some chance for rabies infection with an animal bite. Make sure your tetanus immunizations are current, too. ...Read more