Cough, Grinding Teeth, Gum Sores And Itching Or Burning

Reviewed on 2/28/2022

Cough can be a feature of bronchitis, asthma, hay fever, smoke exposure or other respiratory conditions. Grinding teeth are a characteristic symptom of temporomandibular joint syndrome. Gum sores such as canker sores may be present at the same time and may not be related to the other conditions. Itching and burning are often seen with allergic reactions but can also occur with nerve damage. Because these symptoms can be present in many different conditions, speak with your doctor to determine the cause.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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