A 19-year-old male asked:
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is it normal to have a small, hard, oblong lump on side of neck, halfway up, on or near carotid? pulsates if head turned certain way.

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Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience Cardiology
Not nrmal: See your medical doc have it checked out.
Answered on Oct 31, 2013

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