Sore throat and cough for 6 days?

I have had a sore throat and cough for around 6 days now. It is probably the worst sore throat I have ever had. I can barely swallow and it hurts very bad. I can swallow ok during the day, but around 6:30 at night is when it gets really bad. I’ve been to the ER and they prescribed me antibiotics and just diagnosed... show more I have had a sore throat and cough for around 6 days now. It is probably the worst sore throat I have ever had. I can barely swallow and it hurts very bad. I can swallow ok during the day, but around 6:30 at night is when it gets really bad. I’ve been to the ER and they prescribed me antibiotics and just diagnosed me with acute pharyngitis. How long does this usually last? Doesn’t seem like my throat is getting any better..
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