Can it be that a cold sore causes someone to have swollen gums, canker sores, and causes tongue to have missing taste buds

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Swollen_gums
What you describe is not just the cold sore causing other oral problems but a possible systemic infection Sometimes strep throat can result in all these symptoms so please see your doctor to resolve the problem
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IT could be a viral infection which, in addition to causing sores, could cause viral gum infection
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