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I have a swollen lymph node under right jaw line that gets hard when I smoke cigs and soft when i stop it swells and hurts what could cause this. ?

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Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine

In brief: Salivary gland stone

I suspect you may be dealing with sialolithiasis: a stone in the submandibular salivary gland or duct.
Pain and swelling often increases with eating, although I'm not aware of any association with smoking. Will often respond to conservative Rx. SEE > http://bit.ly/1RH2Sx7 See your physician.

In brief: Salivary gland stone

I suspect you may be dealing with sialolithiasis: a stone in the submandibular salivary gland or duct.
Pain and swelling often increases with eating, although I'm not aware of any association with smoking. Will often respond to conservative Rx. SEE > http://bit.ly/1RH2Sx7 See your physician.
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