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Streptococcal infection can cause persistent pain sometimes.
In most cases this is viral infection related may take some time to subside.
You should get a throat swab to rule out strep throat which will require antibiotic course.Best wishes,It was my pleasure to help you today.If I have answered all your questions, Please rate my response Excellent (click on the 5th star).Please bookmark my profile for fast, reliable and authentic answers!This is the link to my profile:http://www.justanswer.com/medical/expert-mysticdoc/
Viral infection can cause persist more than 2 weeks.
This will be more like cartilage related pain than infection related.
However streptococcal infection should be ruled out as well given that 2 weeks passed.
Usually not concerning.