Infection. That you are ill and have an infection.
Sore throat green mucus but no bad coughing. Ears hurt. Been over a week now. Will it go away on its own or should I go see my dr? Tight on money.
Dr. can check throat. New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold virus, influenza (Tamiflu (oseltamivir) may be needed), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, won't go away (such as in this case), is with moderate or high fever, or with much coughing or worrisome symptoms. Read more...