As soon as you feel discomfort in the neck area, apply to the affected area a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory ointment. If you have not, then either purchase at the pharmacy, or use turpentine or other means of warming. Well helps rubbing neck medical alcohol, vodka or moonshine. If the strength of the beverage exceeds 55%, then dilute a little boiled water. Massage into the neck and down the spine several times a day. No need to use alcohol clean, you will burn the skin and cause peeling.If the pain is severe, put the yellow card. Soak it in warm water and attach to the neck. Hold for about 7-10 minutes. As the mustard irritates the nerve endings, warms and stimulates blood flow to the affected area, you will feel much better.Warm up the neck several times a day until complete disappearance of all discomfort. Will rascality pan table salt, then gently pour it in a wool sock. Put a compress on the sore spot for 40-60 minutes. If you have no desire or time to warm up the neck with salt, use ordinary electric heating pad. If you have not only a sore neck, but inflamed lymph nodes, it is possible that you need to take antibiotics. Contact your physician to get prescription. But if the lymph is only slightly increased in size, easy warming up should help. To speed up the healing process, take vitamin C at a dose of 500 g three times a day.Unfortunately, to fully protect yourself from pain in the neck is impossible. Try not to be in the vicinity of Windows, fans, air conditioners and other sources of drafts. If the neck starts to hurt in the fall, don't forget to wear a warm scarf.