Urban Dictionary: violin hickey

I can't say I'm the greatest violinist now, but it is quite discomforting to read things like "violin hickey is the proof whether you're serious or not", or "if you don't have it, you're not practicing" because even though I know I can just ignore these from my own experience, I can't help but think that there will be others younger and more impressionable who will become ashamed and embarrassed of themselves from reading such remarks.

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I can't say I'm the greatest violinist now, but it is quite discomforting to read things like "violin hickey is the proof whether you're serious or not", or "if you don't have it, you're not practicing" because even though I know I can just ignore these from my own experience, I can't help but think that there will be others younger and more impressionable who will become ashamed and embarrassed of themselves from reading such remarks.

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Someimtes when I was a teen, my "violin hickey" would be superimposed over a zit just from the friction and overactive oil glands from being a teen. Perhaps Bethany's is nothing more than this??? But still- disinfect because any discharge is a sign of infection weather serious or not (like a zit).

What's a violin hickey (also known as fiddler's neck)? What causes them and how can you prevent them?
When my daughter's violin mark was infected we went to her regular doctor first, who prescribed a topical medication that actually made it worse. The dermatologist, who we saw next, was familiar with the "violin hickey" and knew exactly what to do-- a different creme, plus instructions to wipe the chinrest down with alcohol pads (you can buy them in a box at the drug store and keep them in your case-- they are hardly damp and won't drip on the instrument's varnish), and to use a fresh handkerchief as a barrier. As soon as you see the violin hickey forming, the first thing you should do is to apply cold compress to it. This will help in stopping the growth of the hickey. Just get an ice pack or a cloth dipped in ice water and press it on the violin hickey. Once the blood vessels react to the temperature, it will constrict so the size of the violin hickey will not get any bigger. Treatment with cold compress for about 15 minutes will be enough.Violin hickey is a bruise-like mark that appears in a violinist’s neck and chin. It is called violin hickey basically because it is much like a hickey that is caused by playing violin. It appears because of the decreased blood flow to the neck area because of the weight and pressure caused by the violin. The treatment for violin hickey is actually just the same with any other kiss mark. If you have recently acquired this mark, here are some things you can do to get rid of violin hickey.Massaging the area will also promote the blood flow in your neck. Gently massage it with your hands or ask someone to help you rub the area so the blood can flow rapidly and also, in order that the violin hickey will be less visible. Aside from massaging with your hands, you can also use a hair brush to massage the area. Simply brush up the area to stimulate the blood vessels.
But, I usually practice one or two hours a day, and I've never had a true violin hickey, just an acne bump every once and awhile.

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There was a Monk episode like that once. Only it wasn't the violin hickey. It was the callous on the fingertip. I would think the violin hickey would be a bit too obvious for a good mystery, but who knows....I'm not a mystery writer!

I've never had a violin hickey, although, I started to develope one when I had eight hour a day rehersals.

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The violin is a great instrument. Its classical tune is just soothing to the ears. But while listeners enjoy the sound of violin, violinists do not always have an easy time playing this instrument. First and foremost, it takes patience, lots of practice and dedication in order to master violin. But aside from the challenging violin lessons, there are also physical injuries that a violinist can encounter. If you play the violin, you may have encountered getting calluses on your fingers, but this problem can actually go away in just a few months. The worst thing you can get from playing violin that will appear and disappear as long as you play the instrument is an unwanted skin mark that is most commonly known as violin hickey.

But, I usually practice one or two hours a day, and I've never had a true violin hickey, just an acne bump every once and awhile.

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