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what causes itchy gums and ears when you have a really bad cold and cough? post nasal drip too?

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Allergies?: A bad cold is not expected to cause itching but an allergic reaction is. You problem is likely from an allergic problem and the cough from post-nasal drips and/or asthma. See allergist if these have been present for more than 2-3 weeks.
Answered on Mar 4, 2015
Dr. Elton Behner
37 years experience Dentistry
Virus: This is often the result of viral irritation/inflammation in the tissues.
Answered on Mar 5, 2015

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