A 48-year-old member asked:
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help! could sore throat cause back of neck to hurt?

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Dr. Margaret Nusca
52 years experience General Practice
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.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013

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