A 48-year-old member asked:

Help! could sore throat cause back of neck to hurt?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Margaret Nusca
55 years experience
Glands swollen: If the glands in you neck are swollen with your sore throat they can irritate the neck muscles and the back of your neck can hurt. If it continues for more than a few days see your dr.
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Last updated Dec 9, 2013


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