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What causes itchy gums with sore throat?

I have recently been unwell with a common Cold.. Symptoms such as runny nose sore throte a cough aches and pains with a headache... I have also noticed that I have got itchy gums... I have been taken cold a flu tablets along with paracetamol.. I brush my teeth twice a day and i use corsodol mouth wash.... But my gums are still itching... Please help!
Mon, 2 Jun 2014
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Hello,

Read your query, understand your concern this itchy gums can be due to viral stomatitis or gingival and periodontal ligament inflamation, for this you can do is do luke warm saline gargle two - three times a day.
You can apply ointment Gum paint like stolin or Acivir , and take vitamin B and C supplements by consulting with your local doctor .
Consult dentist for visual examination , scaling and root planning for healthy gums .

Hope it helps you.
If you have further query I will be happy to help.

Regards ,
Dr. Priyanka tiwari
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