my throat is sore all the way down my neck, it is painful to move my head,. But yesterday morning when i woke up my my throat all the way down to the muscles in my neck hurt. Sore throats are not usually serious, but soreness on just one side can indicate an underlying illness. Doctors give trusted, helpful answers on causes, diagnosis, symptoms, treatment, and more dr. Puppala on deep sore throat pain sore throat can be caused by virus or bacteria. I would recommend that you see a doctor and get a rapid strep and culture. If it is strep, you will need a prescription for an antibiotic. In the meantime there are lots of soothing otc lozenges for relief of pain. For several years ive had a very sore area deep in my left front neck. There is no swelling--at least not visible to a doctor or to myself. An ear, nose, and throat doctor inserted a camera into my throat and saw no lumps. The other day i deep-throated my partner so hard for so long that i ended up with a huge bruise on the back of my throat. It felt like i had strep and it hurt to swallow for three days. Sore throats are caused by allergies, excessive talking or yelling, pollution, or respiratory infections. Just as there are numerous causes of a sore throat, there are also many remedies. My throat hurts when i swallow swallowing involves many nerves and muscles in the mouth, throat area and the esophagus (tube that moves food to the stomach). i was giving oral sex to my boyfriend and this time it was a little more vigorous than ive usually done it. I deep throated a lot, it was painful but i did it anyway and at one point i was gagging a little and felt like i had to puke. Now after 2 days my throat is feeling irritated and i feel like my lymphnodes might be sore? Or whatever is right under my jawline.