Hi, your symptoms could be due to chronic tonsillitis. Throat
pain, difficulty swallowing, fever, scratchiness in the throat
, post nasal drip, malaise and loss of appetite are symptoms of tonsillitis. It can be caused by bacteria like streptococcus or it could be a viral infection. Bacterial infections need antibiotics. What you are seeing could be chronic inflammatory changes. Your symptoms can also occur due to a chronic throat infection, which could be due to a post nasal drip.