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sore throat and lower neck hurts when I swallow

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andras Koser
39 years experience Internal Medicine
See a doctor: likely an infection causing it, need to be seen and treated. the treatment depends on the finding.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
You need to go to: a health care provider and be evaluated with a physical examination. I suspect you have a serious infection and need antibiotic treatment. Your descri ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gause
18 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
A could of ideas.: I would certainly say that you have not provided enough information to come to a diagnosis. Given your age, i doubt that degenerative disease/arthrit ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can examine: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can examine: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
See a GI doctor: Use of agents which reduce acid production in the upper GI tract may be necessary, but first you need to be examined to make sure there is no other ma ... Read More
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A 14-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: Additional cultures may be obtained and imaging of the area may be indicated. Warm soothing liquids, throat lozenges and moist air mist can also allev ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Sore throat?: You cannot tell by yourself. See an ENT doctor and be examined. Good luck.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hard to tell: But it is more likely a viral vs a strep infection. If you are miserable, get to an urgicare or consult one of the HealthTap doctor who provides cons ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Med evaluation: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiot ... Read More

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