Now his family is blaming the boy’s 24-year-old girlfriend for his premature death. Although the hickey was never meant to hurt her lover, it did and now she is on the run. She must feel guilty for being the cause of her boyfriend’s untimely demise.
This is not the first time that a love bite has gone wrong. Last year in New Zealand, a 44-year-old woman lost movement in her left arm. She had a stroke and was rushed to the hospital.
When doctors surveyed her, they noticed a faded hickey. Instantly they suspected it as the cause for the unwarranted stroke. Fortunately, she survived but had to deal with the damage of the stroke and work through a vigorous physical therapy routine.
Love bites or hickeys occur when a lover suck on a part of the skin. This suction causes the blood vessels to break and can in extremely rare instances cause a blood clot. If this clot dislodges and travels to the brain, it can cause a stroke.
Bruising from a hickey can last for up to two weeks. Rare are they this serious, but they can be embarrassing marks for an employee or a boss.Continue…