Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.
So far your answers indicate that your sore throat has lasted more than two weeks and you don't have other symptoms suggestive of an infection.
A prolonged sore throat with weight loss, a hoarse voice or noticing a lump in the neck might be a sign of a more serious problem.
Do you have one or more of these symptoms:
sore throat with unexplained weight loss
a hoarse voice
a lump in your neck?