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How long does a hickey last?

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July 23, 2013 4:01PM

It can take about 4 days to a week for the purple/red mark to turn to a yellow and approx. 2 weeks to go away completely. The reason for this is when someone is sucking the skin on your neck, it draws the blood just under the skin (like a bruise.)