I have a chronic sore throat; what will my otolaryngologist do to me?

Talk and examine. Surprisingly, there can be many different causes for a chronic sore throat (tonsillitis, post-nasal drip, reflux, allergies, etc). Your otolaryngologist will talk with you in great detail to understand your symptoms. Based on that conversation he will perform a complete head and neck examination to determine the cause of your chronic sore throat.

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Any otolaryngologist: got laryngitis in tokyo then bronchitis. Only thing I had was amox 500. Took 7 days now sore throat 4 days later.?

Virus. You probably had a virus or an infection not sensitive to amox. Now you may have a secondary bacterial infection. The so called "double-worsening.". Read more...
Several possibilitis. There are several possibilities, including viral infections which are not treatable with antibiotics, bacterial illness resistant to amoxil, (amoxicillin) or a completely unrelated illness which developed as a secondary infection. Read more...