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Health Tip: Warning Signs of a Serious Sore Throat
Call a doctor if it lasts more than a week
-- Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- A sore throat can be triggered by allergies or by something more serious, such as a bacterial or viral infection.
So how do you know when a sore throat is more serious? The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention mentions these warning signs:
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