Throat infection

Patient: I have had a 3 sore throats in a month and the doctor keeps telling me its viral, i cant swallow and my phlegm has blood in it, i also have swollen glands, my skin is tender to touch, pains in my lower tummy and back, shooting pains down my legs, ive a headache and i am really tired. i gave up smoking 3 years ago and have been plagued with throat infections since. my nose doesnt run and ive been told that it runs into my throaat?ive been given sprays,painkillers and lozenges and i may aswell take nothing! thank you any help u can give will be appreciated i just feel like its really getting me down