I may be able to confirm the exact cause of your symptoms only after a clinical examination. It may be possible that you are suffering from tonsillitis which is an acute infection and inflammation of the tonsils. Tonsil stones called tonsilloliths can also cause pain, swelling and discomfort in swallowing. Do not squeeze it. You will need a course of antibiotics. A throat examination is necessary for correct diagnosis and management of your condition. Do keep me posted.
Best wishes and luck!
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