My throat hurts I yawn and swallow. This has been going on for days. What do I have?
You might have a throat infection. You should go see a doctor
Strep throat, flu, our just a common cold take some pain medication if pain persists or worsens see a doctor
It could possible be strep infection. This normally make the throat get irritated and inflamed causing an unexpected harsh sore throat. I would recommend you consult a doctor to prescribe antibiotics medication. Read more on http://www.webmd.com/oral-health/tc/strep-throat-topic-overview.
On that note, if you DO have strep and it goes untreated, you could get rheumatic fever and endocarditis (inflammation of the heart). You should go to an MD and get screened. It's a simple swab test.
it could be strep throat or signs of the flu. if so you need to go to a doctors