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I felt a painful pop in my neck when i sneezed. Now the right

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I felt a painful pop in my neck when i sneezed. Now the right side hurts bad when I swallow. Any suggestions?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr.Anil replied 5 years ago.
Welcome to and thanks for your question.
Do you have neck stiffness?
Sore throat?
Stuffy nose,cough?
Any visible lump/knot on the side of neck?
Since how long have you been suffering from?
Any other medical history?
Are you taking any medications?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
I developed a sore throat afterwards. My neck is not stiff. No fever. No lump. Just pain when swallowing on the right side only.Only medications are painkillers. Been about a week now.
Expert:  Dr.Anil replied 5 years ago.
Thanks for providing more information.
Well as you describe there may be possibility of throat infection.
Other possible causes may include muscle strain,inflammation in the esophagus which can also cause pain.
You can try OTC Claritin.
Also do steam inhalation and saline gargles.
Keep yourself hydrated with warm liquids.
Use a humidifier in your room.

As you are suffering from last week so it is advised to undergo a clinical examination by your regular doctor for further evaluation and management.
In case of bacterial infection,antibiotics may also be advised.

I hope this helps.
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