Teen dies after girlfriend gives him a hickey

A teenager has died after a love bite from his girlfriend caused a blood clot that quickly led to a stroke.

Julio Macias Gonzalez, a 17-year-old from Mexico City, raised alarm among his family when he began convulsing at the dinner table.

It is thought his girlfriend gave him a hickey earlier that evening which caused a blood clot that travelled to the teen’s brain.

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Paramedics were called to the scene but Julio could not be saved and died shortly after.

It is believed the suction from the love bite was the cause of the clot which traveled to his brain, triggering a stroke.

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