Sore throat, swollen right gland, >dizzy than usual, no cough/fever/congestion. Began yest. Morning. No tonsils. See doc or ride it out like a cold?

That depends. If you. Have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider now ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Antibiotics are needed for strep throat. Salt watergargles are helpful. Mix a tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a of lemon juice is good.
URI. Common cold symptoms should get better within a week or 10 days. Symptoms longer than 7-10 days merit a doctor visit. If symptoms get progressively worse fast, you have a fever or any serious problems like difficulty breathing, chest pain, difficulty or pain with swallowing, you should see a local doctor soon.