What Causes Mouth Ulcers?

Public survey, 273724 votes for 386 causes since October 2002.

386 Causes, votes, since.
Currently sorted by Definite in descending order
Causes them Exacerbates No effect
Biting of inside of mouth and lip (220 votes since 5 Apr 09) 70% (155) 12% (27) 17% (38)
Stress (3114 votes since 27 Sep 02) 66% (2063) 27% (826) 7% (225)
Generally run down (2173 votes since 9 Feb 03) 64% (1393) 26% (562) 10% (218)
Already having ulcers (i.e Multiplying) (472 votes since 22 Sep 06) 51% (242) 28% (130) 21% (100)
abrasions from dental hygienist (18 votes since 8 Apr 13) 50% (9) 22% (4) 28% (5)
Drop In Immune System (1683 votes since 20 Apr 03) 48% (815) 34% (570) 18% (298)
Physically & mentally exhausted (683 votes since 2 Aug 05) 46% (317) 31% (211) 23% (155)
Tissue Damage in the Mouth before (235 votes since 31 Jan 08) 46% (109) 20% (47) 34% (79)
worry (63 votes since 10 Feb 11) 43% (27) 30% (19) 27% (17)
Anxiety (1342 votes since 11 Sep 03) 43% (575) 33% (448) 24% (319)
feeling mentally and physically low (632 votes since 24 Aug 05) 42% (265) 29% (181) 29% (186)
Abrasions, cuts or bites to mouth or tongue (10744 votes since 19 Nov 02) 42% (4474) 23% (2448) 36% (3822)
Lack of sleep (126 votes since 25 Jan 10) 40% (51) 29% (37) 30% (38)
Lack of sleep (or poor sleep) (3297 votes since 27 Sep 02) 39% (1285) 40% (1333) 21% (679)
cutting gums with toothbrush (224 votes since 4 Jan 08) 38% (85) 21% (47) 41% (92)
Licking / biting lips (140 votes since 10 Jan 09) 36% (51) 15% (21) 49% (68)
Having a Brace or Dental treatment (1621 votes since 6 Apr 03) 36% (589) 23% (375) 41% (657)
Worry over forthcoming event (478 votes since 11 May 06) 36% (171) 30% (143) 34% (164)
Auto-immune diseases (93 votes since 12 Feb 10) 35% (33) 10% (9) 55% (51)
Lack of Health (vitamin defficiency (1389 votes since 11 Jun 03) 35% (490) 35% (480) 30% (419)
During a cold or flu (1387 votes since 30 Jun 03) 35% (481) 32% (447) 33% (459)
Hereditary (parents & children suffer) (817 votes since 28 Oct 04) 34% (279) 25% (201) 41% (337)
SLS in toothpastes (33 votes since 11 Jun 12) 33% (11) 27% (9) 39% (13)
BEFORE a cold/sore throat (226 votes since 25 Nov 07) 33% (74) 22% (49) 46% (103)
Being intensely upset for short time (408 votes since 11 Sep 06) 32% (129) 24% (98) 44% (181)
chewing tongue (375 votes since 28 Nov 06) 31% (117) 19% (70) 50% (188)
pressure at work (484 votes since 2 Jun 06) 31% (151) 33% (160) 36% (173)
Poor dental/mouth hygiene (1217 votes since 6 Sep 03) 31% (374) 35% (423) 35% (420)
Bacteria (2193 votes since 23 Nov 02) 30% (665) 45% (991) 24% (537)
Herpes (20 votes since 12 Sep 12) 30% (6) 10% (2) 60% (12)
Having Dental Surgery (101 votes since 22 Jul 09) 30% (30) 10% (10) 60% (61)
Genetic pre-disposition (1694 votes since 23 Feb 03) 30% (503) 31% (519) 40% (672)
Ibuprofen taken for consecutive days (27 votes since 1 Nov 12) 30% (8) 7% (2) 63% (17)
Braces (960 votes since 31 Mar 05) 28% (273) 17% (159) 55% (528)
Worrying about money (384 votes since 22 Sep 06) 28% (108) 28% (109) 43% (167)
Burns or scalds to mouth (1886 votes since 24 Jan 06) 28% (530) 26% (493) 46% (863)
worrying over phobia/getting worked up (416 votes since 5 Aug 06) 28% (116) 29% (122) 43% (178)
Prelude to another illness (1861 votes since 29 Jan 03) 28% (517) 38% (704) 34% (640)
Allergy to any fruit (51 votes since 23 Nov 10) 27% (14) 12% (6) 61% (31)
Depression (1251 votes since 19 Aug 03) 27% (339) 38% (476) 35% (436)
Acidic foods & drinks (2469 votes since 23 Feb 03) 27% (669) 33% (808) 40% (992)
Allergic reaction (101 votes since 3 Jul 09) 27% (27) 13% (13) 60% (61)
Citrus Fruits (141 votes since 19 Jun 09) 26% (37) 32% (45) 42% (59)
Wisdom teeth / dental problems (1085 votes since 14 Sep 03) 26% (284) 24% (259) 50% (542)
any flavoured spicy coated crisps. (39 votes since 21 Sep 11) 26% (10) 10% (4) 64% (25)
After / During Suffering Sore Throat (125 votes since 16 Apr 09) 26% (32) 20% (25) 54% (68)
Throat infection that moved to mouth (1573 votes since 6 Apr 03) 25% (392) 32% (511) 43% (670)
After a cold (1904 votes since 26 Jan 03) 25% (474) 39% (739) 36% (691)
Citric acid (1824 votes since 4 Mar 03) 23% (424) 28% (515) 49% (885)
Hormonal cycle (1976 votes since 27 Nov 02) 23% (455) 35% (700) 42% (821)
Before period (females) hormonal change (1063 votes since 30 Oct 03) 22% (237) 26% (275) 52% (551)
Allergies (421 votes since 16 May 06) 22% (93) 22% (94) 56% (234)
Dry mouth due to prescribed medications (68 votes since 22 Jul 10) 22% (15) 13% (9) 65% (44)
raw tomatoes (250 votes since 14 Nov 07) 22% (54) 25% (63) 53% (133)
natural fruit acid (116 votes since 15 Jun 09) 22% (25) 22% (25) 57% (66)
poor oral care, diet, gingivitusk stress (66 votes since 15 Jul 10) 21% (14) 24% (16) 55% (36)
Oranges (1156 votes since 26 Oct 03) 21% (243) 24% (272) 55% (641)
diet ( lacking in fruit and vegetaBles (24 votes since 16 Mar 13) 21% (5) 13% (3) 67% (16)
Food Allergy (1169 votes since 5 Aug 03) 20% (238) 27% (318) 52% (613)
Orange juice (2334 votes since 27 Sep 02) 20% (475) 33% (774) 46% (1085)
After period (females) hormonal change (753 votes since 9 Nov 04) 20% (153) 27% (200) 53% (400)
candida (10 votes since 24 Mar 15) 20% (2) 0% (0) 80% (8)
Virus (952 votes since 27 Dec 04) 19% (183) 29% (274) 52% (495)
Grapefruit, lime (90 votes since 3 Mar 10) 19% (17) 29% (26) 52% (47)
too much oral B vitamin (16 votes since 8 Apr 13) 19% (3) 0% (0) 81% (13)
Dermatitis herpetiformis/coeliac disease (16 votes since 25 Mar 13) 19% (3) 0% (0) 81% (13)
White wine, should be here but cannot fi (16 votes since 1 Jan 14) 19% (3) 0% (0) 81% (13)
Lack of Vitamin B (2062 votes since 14 Nov 02) 19% (382) 52% (1080) 29% (600)
following dentl surgery (319 votes since 6 Jan 07) 18% (59) 12% (39) 69% (221)
irregular brushing of teeth? (1301 votes since 27 Jun 03) 18% (240) 31% (405) 50% (656)
Tomatoes (2179 votes since 8 Nov 02) 18% (401) 28% (603) 54% (1175)
ph balance in mouth (712 votes since 18 Jan 05) 18% (130) 36% (259) 45% (323)
Lemons (777 votes since 7 Jan 05) 18% (141) 23% (177) 59% (459)
Sugar and too much sugary food (856 votes since 10 Aug 04) 18% (155) 26% (223) 56% (478)
crisps/chips (especially with 622 flavor (189 votes since 11 Mar 08) 18% (34) 21% (39) 61% (116)
behcets syndrome (78 votes since 29 Jan 10) 18% (14) 3% (2) 79% (62)
Antiobiotics (general) (78 votes since 15 Apr 10) 18% (14) 9% (7) 73% (57)
regular alcohol consumption (84 votes since 24 Apr 10) 18% (15) 12% (10) 70% (59)
dentist- local anaesthetic (puncture) (135 votes since 8 Sep 08) 18% (24) 12% (16) 70% (95)
stomach bug (352 votes since 30 Sep 06) 18% (62) 17% (61) 65% (229)
menstrual migranes (57 votes since 19 Jun 10) 18% (10) 9% (5) 74% (42)
tonsilitis (23 votes since 14 Jul 12) 17% (4) 17% (4) 65% (15)
HPV Human Papilloma Virus, Oral (23 votes since 8 May 12) 17% (4) 9% (2) 74% (17)
grapefruit (987 votes since 21 Jan 04) 17% (170) 21% (208) 62% (609)
excessive alcohol consumption (155 votes since 21 Jul 08) 17% (26) 15% (23) 68% (106)
Very spicy / hot food with chilli (102 votes since 9 Mar 10) 17% (17) 32% (33) 51% (52)
Pure fruit juice (12 votes since 8 Apr 15) 17% (2) 25% (3) 58% (7)
Pineapple (2296 votes since 15 Jan 03) 17% (381) 23% (535) 60% (1380)
dentist (292 votes since 30 Apr 07) 16% (48) 16% (48) 67% (196)
Manual teeth brushing (1512 votes since 30 Apr 03) 16% (248) 30% (456) 53% (808)
TMJ/teeth grinding (792 votes since 18 Aug 04) 16% (129) 25% (200) 58% (463)
Sodium Lauryl/Lauryth Sulfate (552 votes since 26 Aug 05) 16% (89) 20% (113) 63% (350)
High Sugar Intake- (81 votes since 14 May 10) 16% (13) 21% (17) 63% (51)
Glandular Fever (145 votes since 17 Apr 08) 16% (23) 15% (22) 69% (100)
OCD (Eating Mouth) (278 votes since 29 Mar 07) 16% (44) 12% (34) 72% (200)
A virus..fatigue first.. swollen gland (19 votes since 5 Apr 13) 16% (3) 16% (3) 68% (13)
chocolate (171 votes since 4 Aug 08) 16% (27) 24% (41) 60% (103)
ear infections/antibiotics (38 votes since 26 Jun 11) 16% (6) 13% (5) 71% (27)
Vitamin C deficiency (1524 votes since 27 Dec 03) 16% (238) 43% (649) 42% (637)
Sour Candy ie Sour Patch Kids (435 votes since 12 Apr 06) 15% (67) 20% (89) 64% (279)
Gastric reflux (1091 votes since 25 Jun 04) 15% (168) 25% (272) 60% (651)
Sjogren's Syndrome (13 votes since 17 Apr 13) 15% (2) 0% (0) 85% (11)
Salt And Vinegar Potato chips (131 votes since 19 May 09) 15% (20) 37% (48) 48% (63)
Cinnamon, Sodium Bernzoate,Benzoic Acid (46 votes since 11 Mar 11) 15% (7) 11% (5) 74% (34)
Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME (1330 votes since 10 May 03) 15% (202) 28% (370) 57% (758)
Dry Mouth (601 votes since 15 Jun 05) 15% (91) 25% (150) 60% (360)
oestrogen levels female (88 votes since 20 Sep 09) 15% (13) 18% (16) 67% (59)
Spicy, hot food (488 votes since 1 Apr 06) 15% (72) 24% (116) 61% (300)
vitamin b2 deficiency (525 votes since 1 Sep 05) 15% (77) 36% (189) 49% (259)
Toothpaste with SLS (2360 votes since 27 Sep 02) 15% (345) 40% (954) 45% (1061)
strawberries, nectarines, peaches, kaki (89 votes since 24 May 10) 15% (13) 24% (21) 62% (55)
Low B12 in blood work (974 votes since 2 Dec 03) 15% (142) 33% (323) 52% (509)
Anaemia/low levels of stored iron (595 votes since 25 May 05) 14% (86) 31% (185) 54% (324)
surfactants (21 votes since 30 Jul 12) 14% (3) 10% (2) 76% (16)
QUITTING SMOKING (42 votes since 15 Jun 11) 14% (6) 7% (3) 79% (33)
Xanthan Gum (14 votes since 6 Mar 14) 14% (2) 0% (0) 86% (12)
sensitive skin inside & out? (758 votes since 21 Sep 04) 14% (108) 26% (200) 59% (450)
GERD (acid reflux) (85 votes since 16 Jan 10) 14% (12) 18% (15) 68% (58)
Tomato Ketchup (1088 votes since 26 Oct 03) 14% (153) 21% (232) 65% (703)
Tissue drying out during dental work (396 votes since 22 Jun 06) 14% (55) 16% (65) 70% (276)
lemonade (108 votes since 20 Aug 09) 14% (15) 22% (24) 64% (69)
Dehydration (1254 votes since 3 Jul 03) 14% (174) 31% (394) 55% (686)
Iron deficiency (1662 votes since 19 Feb 03) 14% (230) 47% (773) 40% (659)
when glands play up (760 votes since 16 Sep 04) 14% (105) 27% (204) 59% (451)
Zinc deficiency (1922 votes since 14 Nov 02) 13% (257) 53% (1020) 34% (645)
sweeteners (30 votes since 12 Nov 11) 13% (4) 3% (1) 83% (25)
Bulimia (45 votes since 17 Nov 10) 13% (6) 9% (4) 78% (35)
fever (608 votes since 7 May 05) 13% (81) 23% (140) 64% (387)
Reaction to Antibiotics (1491 votes since 6 Apr 03) 13% (198) 27% (403) 60% (890)
Lichenoid Reaction ie allergies (68 votes since 27 Apr 10) 13% (9) 6% (4) 81% (55)
Full mouth dentures (1187 votes since 17 Jun 03) 13% (157) 18% (217) 68% (813)
coeliac disease (129 votes since 21 Jul 08) 13% (17) 5% (6) 82% (106)
Soy (containing Wheat) (61 votes since 5 Aug 10) 13% (8) 8% (5) 79% (48)
Lack Of Veg (704 votes since 10 Feb 05) 13% (92) 29% (203) 58% (409)
auto-immune disease (hypothyroid) (675 votes since 18 Jan 05) 13% (88) 19% (129) 68% (458)
After finals or midterms (892 votes since 26 Jan 04) 13% (116) 22% (195) 65% (581)
Systemic Yeast Infection (77 votes since 24 Feb 10) 13% (10) 13% (10) 74% (57)
Herpes simplex (1537 votes since 19 Jul 03) 13% (199) 24% (373) 63% (965)
Losing temper / anger (1052 votes since 1 Nov 03) 13% (136) 25% (262) 62% (654)
Biting nails (93 votes since 9 Jan 10) 13% (12) 14% (13) 73% (68)
Spicy Foods (Curries) (1557 votes since 19 Apr 03) 13% (200) 24% (370) 63% (987)
Dirty fingers in mouth (1400 votes since 11 May 04) 13% (179) 26% (364) 61% (857)
Chocolate (3891 votes since 30 Dec 02) 13% (493) 23% (876) 65% (2522)
Potatoes (they turn to sugar) (16 votes since 14 Jan 14) 13% (2) 0% (0) 88% (14)
gluten (155 votes since 30 Mar 08) 12% (19) 8% (12) 80% (124)
skittles (531 votes since 2 Sep 05) 12% (65) 14% (75) 74% (391)
Glandular fever (1622 votes since 10 May 03) 12% (198) 26% (422) 62% (1002)
Vitamin C (91 votes since 10 Nov 09) 12% (11) 10% (9) 78% (71)
Sweets (2902 votes since 15 Jan 03) 12% (349) 25% (734) 63% (1819)
Constipation or Bowl irregularities (50 votes since 3 Nov 10) 12% (6) 12% (6) 76% (38)
Not eating enough fruit (609 votes since 29 Jun 05) 12% (73) 33% (200) 55% (336)
Acid build up - need more protein intake (397 votes since 28 Apr 06) 12% (47) 20% (79) 68% (271)
Lips too dry (756 votes since 15 Dec 04) 12% (88) 25% (191) 63% (477)
Overactive immune system (474 votes since 10 Nov 05) 12% (55) 21% (98) 68% (321)
Wheat (69 votes since 24 Jun 10) 12% (8) 7% (5) 81% (56)
Fizzy Sherbert (alone or coating sweets) (462 votes since 6 Jan 06) 11% (53) 15% (71) 73% (338)
chilli peppers (105 votes since 3 Nov 09) 11% (12) 28% (29) 61% (64)
Neurofen/Ibuprofen (222 votes since 11 Oct 07) 11% (25) 7% (16) 82% (181)
Cancer Treatment - Chemotherapy (591 votes since 28 Mar 05) 11% (66) 13% (76) 76% (449)
acidic body ph: from sugar,dairy,wheat (18 votes since 1 Nov 12) 11% (2) 6% (1) 83% (15)
Any toothpaste with whitening in it (27 votes since 21 Mar 12) 11% (3) 19% (5) 70% (19)
hand, foot, mouth disease (982 votes since 14 Sep 03) 11% (109) 13% (130) 76% (743)
Oral Sex (1554 votes since 15 Apr 03) 11% (172) 19% (303) 69% (1079)
msg (83 votes since 16 Feb 10) 11% (9) 12% (10) 77% (64)
lollipops (535 votes since 2 Sep 05) 11% (58) 17% (92) 72% (385)
ketchup or mayanaise (901 votes since 5 Mar 04) 11% (97) 16% (142) 73% (662)
acidity in stomach (28 votes since 3 Apr 12) 11% (3) 25% (7) 64% (18)
naproxen anti inflammatory drug (113 votes since 31 Dec 08) 11% (12) 8% (9) 81% (92)
Hi Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) (66 votes since 15 Jun 10) 11% (7) 8% (5) 82% (54)
SHORT BLOOD PRES. ELEVATION , ANGER (695 votes since 28 Nov 04) 11% (73) 19% (134) 70% (488)
Catching them from someone else (686 votes since 14 Jun 05) 10% (72) 12% (82) 78% (532)
Smoking (1419 votes since 25 Apr 03) 10% (148) 18% (259) 71% (1012)
cinnamon gum (48 votes since 25 Mar 11) 10% (5) 19% (9) 71% (34)
constipation (29 votes since 12 Nov 11) 10% (3) 3% (1) 86% (25)
sugar sweetened cereal (29 votes since 30 Jan 12) 10% (3) 7% (2) 83% (24)
strawberries (1114 votes since 17 Sep 03) 10% (115) 17% (187) 73% (812)
Giving up smoking (1760 votes since 25 Feb 03) 10% (179) 13% (229) 77% (1352)
Regurgitating and/or Vomiting (752 votes since 26 Aug 04) 10% (76) 21% (158) 69% (518)
sangria (10 votes since 11 Jul 15) 10% (1) 10% (1) 80% (8)
Pizza (heated cheese) (150 votes since 18 Jul 08) 10% (15) 9% (14) 81% (121)
Tongue piercing (90 votes since 1 Aug 09) 10% (9) 9% (8) 81% (73)
Concentrated drinks (squash!) its true! (335 votes since 12 Nov 06) 10% (33) 14% (47) 76% (255)
Using a new toothbrush (570 votes since 4 Jul 05) 10% (56) 18% (104) 72% (410)
Ear Infection (41 votes since 11 Jun 11) 10% (4) 10% (4) 80% (33)
Mouth shut and still for many hours (186 votes since 9 Jan 08) 10% (18) 15% (27) 76% (141)
Digestiive disorder (intestinal) (2216 votes since 14 Apr 03) 10% (214) 26% (571) 65% (1431)
prescribed drugs (508 votes since 19 Sep 05) 10% (49) 20% (103) 70% (356)
illegal drug use (speed) (1135 votes since 30 Jun 03) 10% (109) 15% (172) 75% (854)
Yeast infection candida (1357 votes since 3 May 03) 10% (130) 22% (299) 68% (928)
After surgery (689 votes since 30 Nov 04) 10% (66) 17% (119) 73% (504)
Chewing gum (1927 votes since 6 Jan 03) 9% (183) 19% (364) 72% (1380)
Sleeping with mouth open (1934 votes since 2 Mar 03) 9% (183) 30% (579) 61% (1172)
Sulfa antibiotics (191 votes since 21 Oct 07) 9% (18) 5% (9) 86% (164)
sinusitus (184 votes since 22 Jan 08) 9% (17) 17% (31) 74% (136)
Fungal Cause (988 votes since 10 Oct 03) 9% (91) 23% (225) 68% (672)
Coke - not just any fizzy drink (1375 votes since 25 May 03) 9% (126) 20% (270) 71% (979)
restless tongue (153 votes since 28 Mar 08) 9% (14) 16% (25) 75% (114)
hot peppers (736 votes since 9 Dec 04) 9% (67) 19% (137) 72% (532)
L-Lysene Deficiency (508 votes since 3 Sep 05) 9% (46) 25% (125) 66% (337)
FRUITY BROWN SAUCE (189 votes since 3 Jan 08) 9% (17) 11% (21) 80% (151)
Excessive Vitamin C (390 votes since 13 Jun 06) 9% (35) 16% (64) 75% (291)
Folic Acid deficiency (1640 votes since 14 Feb 03) 9% (147) 42% (684) 49% (809)
sunburn to lips (292 votes since 5 Feb 07) 9% (26) 8% (24) 83% (242)
Diaretics (Caffiene, Alcohol, Heat!) (1569 votes since 25 Mar 03) 9% (139) 29% (453) 62% (977)
Salt (435 votes since 1 Jul 06) 9% (38) 22% (97) 69% (300)
cancer (519 votes since 5 Jun 05) 9% (45) 15% (77) 76% (397)
Kiwi fruit (1553 votes since 24 Mar 03) 9% (134) 18% (278) 73% (1141)
SALT (1376 votes since 5 Jun 03) 9% (118) 26% (355) 66% (903)
SOY (107 votes since 28 Mar 09) 8% (9) 11% (12) 80% (86)
Immunosupression med after transplant (298 votes since 7 Nov 06) 8% (25) 7% (21) 85% (252)
too much rich food (923 votes since 2 Jan 04) 8% (76) 20% (185) 72% (662)
Indigestion (463 votes since 24 Nov 05) 8% (38) 21% (98) 71% (327)
pemphigus vulgaris (37 votes since 9 Apr 11) 8% (3) 5% (2) 86% (32)
Vinegar (1176 votes since 24 Jul 03) 8% (95) 24% (278) 68% (803)
Pill jaw (Ecstacy use - ILLEGAL) (483 votes since 9 Aug 05) 8% (39) 9% (43) 83% (401)
Fizzy drinks (2036 votes since 26 Jan 03) 8% (163) 24% (483) 68% (1390)
Sodium Benzonate (soft/fizzy drinks) (1357 votes since 6 May 03) 8% (108) 21% (286) 71% (963)
Bread (and other yeasty foods) (355 votes since 30 Oct 06) 8% (28) 15% (52) 77% (275)
Class A drug use - Cocaine (1067 votes since 22 Jul 03) 8% (84) 13% (142) 79% (841)
Almonds definitely inc extract in cakes (89 votes since 20 Nov 09) 8% (7) 6% (5) 87% (77)
Ulcerative Colitis (1249 votes since 12 May 03) 8% (97) 23% (292) 69% (860)
cherries (104 votes since 12 Aug 09) 8% (8) 12% (12) 81% (84)
Anything fermented (65 votes since 3 Jun 10) 8% (5) 14% (9) 78% (51)
Gum shield to prevent teeth grinding (273 votes since 18 Apr 07) 8% (21) 12% (32) 81% (220)
electronic cigarettes (13 votes since 7 May 13) 8% (1) 8% (1) 85% (11)
Smoking cigars (430 votes since 8 Dec 05) 8% (33) 9% (40) 83% (357)
blackcurrent liquorice boiled sweets (157 votes since 23 Mar 08) 8% (12) 11% (18) 81% (127)
balsamic vinegar (119 votes since 10 Jun 09) 8% (9) 33% (39) 60% (71)
cox-2 antiinflammatories (120 votes since 23 Sep 08) 8% (9) 4% (5) 88% (106)
Dairy products - high amine only (40 votes since 15 Jun 11) 8% (3) 8% (3) 85% (34)
haribo sweets (107 votes since 2 May 09) 7% (8) 15% (16) 78% (83)
Intolerance to foods with yeast in (1392 votes since 25 Apr 03) 7% (104) 23% (315) 70% (973)
Hormone Replacement Therapy (134 votes since 25 May 08) 7% (10) 5% (7) 87% (117)
Tothpaste with Flouride (699 votes since 4 Feb 05) 7% (52) 25% (177) 67% (470)
anti-inflammatory drugs (1724 votes since 27 Jan 03) 7% (126) 23% (405) 69% (1193)
Hunger (low blood sugar?) (1235 votes since 25 Jun 03) 7% (90) 22% (274) 71% (871)
Oral Lichen Planus (317 votes since 9 Jan 07) 7% (23) 11% (35) 82% (259)
Gluten (745 votes since 18 Aug 04) 7% (54) 14% (103) 79% (588)
Lack of exercise (345 votes since 18 Oct 06) 7% (25) 26% (91) 66% (229)
Cheese (152 votes since 18 Jul 08) 7% (11) 7% (11) 86% (130)
parodontological treatment (1041 votes since 25 Jul 03) 7% (75) 17% (176) 76% (790)
piercings (349 votes since 1 Aug 06) 7% (25) 10% (36) 83% (288)
amalgam dental fillings (14 votes since 17 Jan 14) 7% (1) 0% (0) 93% (13)
Rocket herb (14 votes since 16 Oct 13) 7% (1) 0% (0) 93% (13)
Jelly Belly candies (14 votes since 7 Nov 13) 7% (1) 7% (1) 86% (12)
dr. pepper (393 votes since 2 Jul 06) 7% (28) 9% (37) 83% (328)
Kissing (1076 votes since 4 Nov 03) 7% (74) 18% (192) 75% (810)
Lupus (1299 votes since 25 Apr 03) 7% (89) 17% (217) 76% (993)
Chlorine (pool water) (73 votes since 20 May 10) 7% (5) 7% (5) 86% (63)
Radiotheraphy (457 votes since 1 Oct 05) 7% (31) 12% (54) 81% (372)
Specifically Big Red Cinimmon Gum (399 votes since 11 May 06) 7% (27) 15% (58) 79% (314)
Seasonal (74 votes since 30 Apr 10) 7% (5) 14% (10) 80% (59)
Apples (1303 votes since 13 Jun 03) 7% (88) 14% (176) 80% (1039)
Crohn’s Disease (1533 votes since 14 Feb 03) 7% (103) 25% (384) 68% (1046)
Peanuts (1905 votes since 30 Dec 02) 7% (126) 17% (318) 77% (1461)
Strong coffee (878 votes since 28 Mar 04) 7% (58) 18% (155) 76% (665)
Raw walnuts (1260 votes since 13 Jun 03) 7% (83) 10% (132) 83% (1045)
the pill (334 votes since 27 Aug 06) 7% (22) 13% (42) 81% (270)
MSG (monosodium glutamate) (771 votes since 1 May 04) 6% (49) 16% (121) 78% (601)
L-Arginine (16 votes since 28 Jan 13) 6% (1) 6% (1) 88% (14)
Peanut butter (288 votes since 11 May 07) 6% (18) 8% (22) 86% (248)
CGD Carrier (16 votes since 5 Dec 12) 6% (1) 6% (1) 88% (14)
Celiac disease (1195 votes since 16 Jul 03) 6% (74) 17% (201) 77% (920)
Passion Fruit (407 votes since 26 May 06) 6% (25) 14% (59) 79% (323)
Melon (901 votes since 16 Feb 04) 6% (55) 13% (113) 81% (733)
Nuts or seeds (1391 votes since 11 May 03) 6% (84) 17% (231) 77% (1076)
excessive dieting (680 votes since 23 Dec 04) 6% (41) 16% (112) 78% (527)
Pistachio (316 votes since 4 Jan 07) 6% (19) 6% (18) 88% (279)
Artificial flavors colors & preservative (567 votes since 14 Jun 05) 6% (34) 19% (107) 75% (426)
mint (184 votes since 9 Feb 08) 6% (11) 9% (16) 85% (157)
Sorbitol -often found in gum, mints etc (1104 votes since 25 Jul 03) 6% (65) 18% (199) 76% (840)
playing a musical instrument (i.e.flute (750 votes since 31 Aug 04) 6% (44) 11% (86) 83% (620)
Licking envelopes (547 votes since 3 Aug 05) 6% (32) 16% (89) 78% (426)
Guava fruit (156 votes since 11 Mar 08) 6% (9) 12% (18) 83% (129)
Overactive Salivery Glands (453 votes since 24 Nov 05) 6% (26) 20% (89) 75% (338)
Antibiotics from Cancer surgery (919 votes since 18 Oct 03) 6% (52) 13% (116) 82% (751)
during pill sugar strip (during period) (142 votes since 2 Apr 08) 6% (8) 6% (9) 88% (125)
airplane travel (516 votes since 27 Aug 05) 6% (29) 10% (52) 84% (435)
Wine gums (446 votes since 15 Feb 06) 6% (25) 10% (46) 84% (375)
Bananas (1566 votes since 28 Mar 03) 6% (87) 14% (219) 80% (1260)
H. Pylori (72 votes since 21 Mar 10) 6% (4) 7% (5) 88% (63)
dried fruits (as in fruit cake) (690 votes since 13 Jan 05) 6% (38) 9% (64) 85% (588)
Passive smoking (1236 votes since 11 Jun 03) 6% (68) 15% (189) 79% (979)
White wine (1387 votes since 12 May 03) 5% (76) 16% (216) 79% (1095)
Red wine (1899 votes since 25 Nov 02) 5% (104) 20% (385) 74% (1410)
Mercury tooth fillings (788 votes since 19 May 04) 5% (43) 18% (140) 77% (605)
Change in Altitude (lower oxygen) (240 votes since 6 Jul 07) 5% (13) 4% (9) 91% (218)
Beer (1005 votes since 27 Nov 03) 5% (54) 12% (120) 83% (831)
Red 40 food coloring (244 votes since 13 Jun 07) 5% (13) 7% (17) 88% (214)
certain strong cheddar cheeses (526 votes since 18 Sep 05) 5% (28) 16% (82) 79% (416)
sesame oil (19 votes since 8 Jan 13) 5% (1) 5% (1) 89% (17)
cheese (76 votes since 27 May 10) 5% (4) 11% (8) 84% (64)
General anaesthetic (651 votes since 18 Jan 05) 5% (34) 13% (84) 82% (533)
Biscuits and bread etc (1250 votes since 20 Jun 03) 5% (65) 14% (169) 81% (1016)
Multiple Sclerosis (154 votes since 8 Jan 08) 5% (8) 5% (8) 90% (138)
Pregnancy (775 votes since 22 Apr 04) 5% (40) 14% (107) 81% (628)
Cinnamon (815 votes since 12 Aug 04) 5% (42) 12% (95) 83% (678)
cannabis use (illegal) (507 votes since 6 Aug 05) 5% (26) 9% (45) 86% (436)
Nicorette (stop smoking gum) (1092 votes since 11 Jul 03) 5% (56) 10% (110) 85% (926)
onions (177 votes since 29 Feb 08) 5% (9) 11% (19) 84% (149)
werthers originals (517 votes since 23 Aug 05) 5% (26) 12% (63) 83% (428)
Holiday break from work (916 votes since 27 Dec 03) 5% (46) 12% (110) 83% (760)
Asthma inhalers (930 votes since 8 Feb 04) 5% (46) 13% (123) 82% (761)
Milk and dairy products (1067 votes since 22 Jan 06) 5% (52) 16% (172) 79% (843)
diabetes (924 votes since 4 Nov 03) 5% (45) 16% (147) 79% (732)
Wheat, rye or barley (1601 votes since 22 Feb 03) 5% (77) 17% (265) 79% (1259)
Fatty foods (1920 votes since 26 Mar 03) 5% (92) 19% (370) 76% (1458)
monosodiumglutamate MSG (943 votes since 23 Oct 03) 5% (45) 19% (180) 76% (718)
Vasculitis (337 votes since 14 Jul 06) 5% (16) 8% (26) 88% (295)
Birth Control Pills (1174 votes since 13 Sep 03) 5% (55) 19% (224) 76% (895)
methotrexate (391 votes since 26 Feb 06) 5% (18) 7% (27) 88% (346)
Menopause (826 votes since 10 Feb 04) 5% (38) 15% (122) 81% (666)
Dental Desensitizer (353 votes since 14 Jul 06) 5% (16) 9% (33) 86% (304)
Behcets Disease (1402 votes since 12 Mar 03) 4% (63) 20% (278) 76% (1061)
lip gloss (450 votes since 21 Feb 06) 4% (20) 13% (60) 82% (370)
Aspartame (844 votes since 10 Feb 04) 4% (37) 16% (133) 80% (674)
Pesticide residues on fruit (617 votes since 6 Mar 05) 4% (27) 20% (123) 76% (467)
benzoates (574 votes since 8 Apr 05) 4% (25) 14% (81) 82% (468)
after an attack of Raynaud's Phenomenon (46 votes since 23 Oct 10) 4% (2) 9% (4) 87% (40)
Codiene (140 votes since 4 Jul 08) 4% (6) 8% (11) 88% (123)
plums (1147 votes since 22 Jul 03) 4% (49) 11% (127) 85% (971)
Over-exercising (1154 votes since 24 Jul 03) 4% (49) 10% (120) 85% (985)
Sucralose (Splenda) (237 votes since 28 Jul 07) 4% (10) 8% (20) 87% (207)
HOT WEATHER (166 votes since 26 Mar 08) 4% (7) 9% (15) 87% (144)
Ice Pops (787 votes since 14 May 04) 4% (33) 10% (80) 86% (674)
Amlodipine tablets (96 votes since 20 May 09) 4% (4) 7% (7) 89% (85)
Blue cheese (170 votes since 9 Feb 08) 4% (7) 6% (10) 90% (153)
Salad Cream (2027 votes since 17 Oct 02) 4% (83) 15% (303) 81% (1641)
Champagne (983 votes since 20 Nov 03) 4% (40) 10% (102) 86% (841)
Anything w/ the food dye: Yellow #6 (274 votes since 30 Mar 07) 4% (11) 8% (23) 88% (240)
soy sauce (1349 votes since 9 May 03) 4% (54) 16% (216) 80% (1079)
Illegal drugs - magic mushrooms (453 votes since 28 Sep 05) 4% (18) 9% (43) 87% (392)
straws (suction) (365 votes since 24 Jul 06) 4% (14) 7% (26) 89% (325)
mirena iud (183 votes since 28 Oct 07) 4% (7) 4% (7) 92% (169)
Advil (422 votes since 3 Mar 06) 4% (16) 9% (40) 87% (366)
Strong Tea (853 votes since 6 Apr 04) 4% (32) 14% (117) 83% (704)
sulphides (642 votes since 13 Jan 05) 4% (24) 15% (94) 82% (524)
Lip balms (1150 votes since 19 Apr 04) 4% (42) 11% (126) 85% (982)
Alpha-linolenic acid (776 votes since 4 Mar 04) 4% (28) 15% (113) 82% (635)
Calcium deficiency (1221 votes since 30 May 03) 4% (43) 27% (324) 70% (854)
Pop-tarts (374 votes since 13 Jul 06) 3% (13) 10% (38) 86% (323)
Blackcurrent (843 votes since 9 Mar 04) 3% (29) 11% (94) 85% (720)
L-Term effect of childhood mononucleosis (652 votes since 27 Dec 04) 3% (22) 15% (97) 82% (533)
vegetarian diet (575 votes since 9 May 05) 3% (19) 10% (60) 86% (496)
Licorice (400 votes since 18 Apr 06) 3% (13) 9% (37) 88% (350)
soy lethecin (471) (533 votes since 14 Jun 05) 3% (17) 11% (57) 86% (459)
Aluminium (1725 votes since 15 Jul 03) 3% (55) 14% (249) 82% (1421)
Onions (1898 votes since 26 Nov 02) 3% (60) 15% (284) 82% (1554)
sodium valproate (1583 votes since 20 Jan 03) 3% (49) 24% (379) 73% (1155)
air conditioning (682 votes since 30 Jan 05) 3% (21) 16% (112) 80% (549)
Detergent (left on plates/cutlery etc) (1978 votes since 23 Oct 02) 3% (59) 20% (391) 77% (1528)
Nicorette (stop smoking patches) (547 votes since 30 Apr 05) 3% (16) 7% (40) 90% (491)
Pollution/fumes (1817 votes since 25 Nov 02) 3% (52) 22% (407) 75% (1358)
Diabetes medications (35 votes since 2 Jun 11) 3% (1) 11% (4) 86% (30)
Glucose syrup (788 votes since 6 Apr 04) 3% (22) 11% (89) 86% (677)
yoghurt (646 votes since 3 May 05) 3% (18) 12% (76) 85% (552)
Too much meat (beef, pork, chicken) (110 votes since 17 Apr 09) 3% (3) 7% (8) 90% (99)
Meat Of All Kind (675 votes since 10 Feb 05) 3% (18) 9% (61) 88% (596)
Paracetamol (1094 votes since 31 Jul 03) 3% (28) 13% (142) 84% (924)
Malaria profilaxis, Paludrin (787 votes since 22 Feb 04) 3% (20) 11% (86) 87% (681)
Cerebral Palsy - muscular tension (435 votes since 2 Nov 05) 3% (11) 11% (46) 87% (378)
Quinine (Tonic water) (82 votes since 10 Feb 10) 2% (2) 12% (10) 85% (70)
red meat (909 votes since 28 Jan 04) 2% (22) 9% (86) 88% (801)
Garlic (463 votes since 15 Mar 06) 2% (11) 12% (56) 86% (396)
suttons disease (1138 votes since 9 Jun 03) 2% (27) 16% (186) 81% (925)
marmite (1489 votes since 21 Mar 03) 2% (35) 11% (169) 86% (1285)
use of anti-coagulants (631 votes since 18 Jan 05) 2% (14) 12% (74) 86% (543)
avocado (727 votes since 12 Nov 04) 2% (16) 7% (51) 91% (660)
modafinal (321 votes since 1 Aug 06) 2% (7) 4% (14) 93% (300)
Wellbutrin (prescription) (286 votes since 29 Nov 06) 2% (6) 6% (16) 92% (264)
Olives (856 votes since 5 Mar 04) 2% (17) 8% (72) 90% (767)
Eggs (1853 votes since 11 Jan 03) 2% (34) 8% (151) 90% (1668)
Anti Snoring Spray (274 votes since 28 Dec 06) 2% (5) 4% (10) 95% (259)
Losec (Omeprazole) (812 votes since 25 Jan 04) 2% (14) 13% (103) 86% (695)
Iced Tea (regular or excessive) (69 votes since 29 Jul 10) 1% (1) 9% (6) 90% (62)
Chewing of tobacco i.e. Gutkha etc, etc (12 votes since 3 Oct 13) 0% (0) 0% (0) 100% (12)