I have in the past. Has your PCP checked you for an infection? Has your thyroid ever been tested? There are a number of things that can cause your throat to feel this way. I think you need to make a list of all the symptoms your having to take with you to your next doctors appt. The more information you can give your doctor, the better he can come to a diagnosis.
dix: lupus sle Jan. '99, hypo-thyroid Mar. '06
rx: pred. 5mg/day, plaquenil 200mg/day, levothyroxine .112mg/day, premarin .45mg/day, methotrexate 7.5mg/week, folic acid 1mg/day
Also a wife and mother of three.