Doctors Lounge - Pediatrics Answers

"The information provided on is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician."

Back to Pediatrics Answers List

Forum Name: Pediatric Topics

Question: Chronic SoreThroat

 kaywest - Fri Jun 17, 2005 3:47 am

My son is 14 years old, He has complained about a sore throat off and on for two months. We don't have insurance so I was wondering if this is something I should go to the free clinic or emergency room for or is it common because we live in LA. Any help would be much appreciation.
 Dr. Heba Ismail - Sat Jun 18, 2005 1:54 pm

A recurrent or a persistent health problem, even if it is mild, indicates a visit to the doctor. It could signify another underlying condition causing this problem to recur or persist.

| Check a doctor's response to similar questions

Are you a Doctor, Pharmacist, PA or a Nurse?

Join the Doctors Lounge online medical community

  • Editorial activities: Publish, peer review, edit online articles.

  • Ask a Doctor Teams: Respond to patient questions and discuss challenging presentations with other members.

Doctors Lounge Membership Application

Tools & Services: Follow DoctorsLounge on Twitter Follow us on Twitter | RSS News | Newsletter | Contact us