A 31-year-old female asked:
there's a small lump noticed months ago about 1/2way down side of neck under skin, not like a pimple. can't tell if it's vein or cartilage. what is it?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Eric Chevlen answered
47 years experience Medical Oncology
Neither: A lump in neck is neither cartilage (which, in the neck, is always connected to bone) nor vein (which does not form lumps). The only way to diagnose what it is is to have a doctor feel it.
Answered on May 12, 2016
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