Painful Lump in Throat

Patient

Q: I've had this painful lump in my throat since i got sick about two week ago. I think it's my glands but it keeps switching sides. Sometimes it's on the right side of my throat and sometimes it's on the left. It makes my ears hurt too. I took some medication the doctor gave me and it worked for a day but then it came back. What can it be?

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