It's hard to say how likely, but it's likely. What you can do now are: Gargle with warm salt water. You can put a teaspoon of salt into a glass of warm water and gargle the salt water in the back of your throat. You should be careful and don’t swallow the salt water. Get enough sleep. You will get refreshed after a good sleep, and sleeping also provides your immune system with time to fight the bacteria. Drink plenty of water. Drinking plenty of water is a cheap and effective way to thin the mucus in the throat. It will make you feel much better. These measures help a bit.