There is a kind of swelling under my chin, towards the top of my throat that came back today after taking a 2 week hiatus. I'm not sure if it's swollen lymph nodes due to some kind of infection, but the swelling is noticeable. When I tilt my head back, it feels almost like the muscle at the top of my throat is being stretched tight, and when I press on the swollen area, there is a bit of pain. What could this be?
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