Cough, Gum Sores And Mouth Sores

Reviewed on 7/13/2021

Sores in the mouth or gums can be caused by canker sores or other viral infections such as Coxsackie virus infections. A cough may be related to environmental factors such as smoke or dust exposure as well as upper airway infections . Cough can also be a sign of chronic lung diseases or infections of the lung. Keep a record of your symptoms and what brings them on. Discuss all your worrisome symptoms with a healthcare provider.

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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