I have not had a voice for 7 weeks and a sore throat and really sore neck?
So I am 19 years old and have not had a voice for 7 weeks and a sore throat and really sore neck and have been back and forward to doctors and they said I have a virus so I had pencillen v antibiotics took them no change then had throut spary a gaggle paracentmole but still no change so I left it for 2 weeks to see if it would get better it self but still no voice so went back to doctors and they said still a virus to gaggle salty water and steam my faces with menthol crystals for 2 week did that but iv still no voice well just a whisper and my neck is still getting soreer should I go to doctors again or just go to A&E ? Could it still be a virus but I have never had a virus to last this long and its just not getting better
7 weeks is a high time for you to recover till now.
you should consult a otorhinologist and get a laryngoscopy (endoscopic examination) done.
the inflammation of the vocal cords still seem to be inflammed.
If it was a viral infection then antibiotics will not help for sure you need to stay on warm fluids drinking,anise,ginger and bee honey ,salt water gargling..
Improve you immunity and do not open your mouth into air or cold weather. Do not talk until soreness disappears.
Is there any other symptoms?
Thanks for the query..
As per your complain if the symptoms would be due to viruses then it should have resolved by now..
Also antibiotics are meant to treat bacterial infection, therefore if it is due to viral Infection then, it will not resolve with antibiotics..
So my suggestion is to consult an ENT Physician and get evaluated and also get a Laryngoscopy done..
Other causes of the symptoms that you are facing can be acid reflux, modules over the vocal cords etc..
So better get a proper evaluation done..
As of now do warm saline gargles, such throat lozenges, avoid excessive straining of the vocal cords..
Wish you a soon recovery..
A virus does not usually stay for 2 weeks
Are you taking vitamins? Do you have any fever?
I recommend checking both your tonsils and thyroid gland