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A 36-year-old member asked:

Can there be any way neck pain can cause a sore throat?

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Dr. Nathaniel Brooks
Neurosurgery 20 years experience
Throat and nex: Neck pain cannot cause a sore throat. Occasionally, viral upper respiratory infections can cause neck pain by causing muscle pain.

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A 36-year-old member asked:

What does severe neck pain and sore throat reflect?

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Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
hard to say: Could be a viral illness or something much more serious... Can tell from this info..... You should see your dr as soon as you can.
A 34-year-old female asked:

Sometimes when I get a headache with neck pain , I get a sore throat ?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Question confusing: Many processes that give you a sore throat will also cause headaches & neck pain. Most are viral although allergies & strep can too. I can't attribute a sore throat to a headache or neck pain. So i'm confused by your question.
A 38-year-old member asked:

Headache neck pain swollen neck sore throat?

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Dr. Abhineet Chowdhary
Neurosurgery 19 years experience
Viral infection: It sounds like the common cold which is likely a viral infection. Drink plenty of fluid and get some rest.
A 31-year-old member asked:

Please help! I have a sore throat only when i swallow that is accompanied by neck pain the same time i swallow.?

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Dr. Paul Gause
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine 20 years experience
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/arthritis is to blame. The most common issue that could cause some chronic symptoms that you have would be allergies with post-nasal drip which can cause some persistent sore throat. I might recommend seeing your primary care physician.
Last updated Apr 6, 2013

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