What Causes Mouth Ulcers?

Public survey, 278846 votes for 398 causes since October 2002.

398 Causes, votes, since.
Currently sorted by Definite in descending order
Causes them Exacerbates No effect
Biting of inside of mouth and lip (227 votes since 5 Apr 09) 70% (159) 13% (29) 17% (39)
Stress (3210 votes since 27 Sep 02) 65% (2073) 26% (836) 9% (301)
Generally run down (2262 votes since 9 Feb 03) 62% (1402) 25% (565) 13% (295)
Already having ulcers (i.e Multiplying) (478 votes since 22 Sep 06) 51% (245) 28% (132) 21% (101)
Drop In Immune System (1691 votes since 20 Apr 03) 48% (819) 34% (572) 18% (300)
Physically & mentally exhausted (688 votes since 2 Aug 05) 47% (322) 31% (211) 23% (155)
Tissue Damage in the Mouth before (239 votes since 31 Jan 08) 46% (111) 20% (48) 33% (80)
Vitamin B and folic acid deficiency (11 votes since 29 Oct 15) 45% (5) 9% (1) 45% (5)
abrasions from dental hygienist (20 votes since 8 Apr 13) 45% (9) 25% (5) 30% (6)
worry (67 votes since 10 Feb 11) 43% (29) 30% (20) 27% (18)
Anxiety (1349 votes since 11 Sep 03) 43% (580) 33% (450) 24% (319)
feeling mentally and physically low (636 votes since 24 Aug 05) 42% (269) 28% (181) 29% (186)
Abrasions, cuts or bites to mouth or tongue (10839 votes since 19 Nov 02) 41% (4488) 23% (2452) 36% (3899)
Lack of sleep (129 votes since 25 Jan 10) 41% (53) 29% (37) 30% (39)
Lack of sleep (or poor sleep) (3392 votes since 27 Sep 02) 38% (1292) 40% (1345) 22% (755)
cutting gums with toothbrush (227 votes since 4 Jan 08) 38% (86) 21% (48) 41% (93)
Auto-immune diseases (96 votes since 12 Feb 10) 36% (35) 9% (9) 54% (52)
Licking / biting lips (144 votes since 10 Jan 09) 36% (52) 15% (22) 49% (70)
Worry over forthcoming event (482 votes since 11 May 06) 36% (174) 30% (144) 34% (164)
Lack of Health (vitamin defficiency (1394 votes since 11 Jun 03) 35% (491) 34% (480) 30% (423)
During a cold or flu (1395 votes since 30 Jun 03) 35% (485) 32% (449) 33% (461)
Having a Brace or Dental treatment (1704 votes since 6 Apr 03) 35% (591) 22% (379) 43% (734)
Hereditary (parents & children suffer) (824 votes since 28 Oct 04) 34% (282) 25% (203) 41% (339)
SLS in toothpastes (36 votes since 11 Jun 12) 33% (12) 25% (9) 42% (15)
BEFORE a cold/sore throat (229 votes since 25 Nov 07) 33% (75) 21% (49) 46% (105)
Being intensely upset for short time (412 votes since 11 Sep 06) 32% (132) 24% (99) 44% (181)
pressure at work (488 votes since 2 Jun 06) 31% (153) 33% (161) 36% (174)
chewing tongue (378 votes since 28 Nov 06) 31% (118) 19% (71) 50% (189)
Poor dental/mouth hygiene (1225 votes since 6 Sep 03) 31% (375) 35% (427) 35% (423)
Having Dental Surgery (105 votes since 22 Jul 09) 30% (32) 10% (10) 60% (63)
Herpes (23 votes since 12 Sep 12) 30% (7) 9% (2) 61% (14)
Ibuprofen taken for consecutive days (30 votes since 1 Nov 12) 30% (9) 7% (2) 63% (19)
Bacteria (2275 votes since 23 Nov 02) 29% (666) 44% (995) 27% (614)
Genetic pre-disposition (1779 votes since 23 Feb 03) 29% (508) 29% (521) 42% (750)
Worrying about money (389 votes since 22 Sep 06) 29% (111) 29% (111) 43% (167)
Braces (964 votes since 31 Mar 05) 28% (273) 17% (161) 55% (530)
Burns or scalds to mouth (1889 votes since 24 Jan 06) 28% (530) 26% (495) 46% (864)
worrying over phobia/getting worked up (422 votes since 5 Aug 06) 28% (118) 30% (125) 42% (179)
Allergy to any fruit (55 votes since 23 Nov 10) 27% (15) 11% (6) 62% (34)
Depression (1258 votes since 19 Aug 03) 27% (342) 38% (479) 35% (437)
Prelude to another illness (1946 votes since 29 Jan 03) 27% (521) 36% (705) 37% (720)
Acidic foods & drinks (2555 votes since 23 Feb 03) 26% (670) 32% (813) 42% (1072)
Allergic reaction (103 votes since 3 Jul 09) 26% (27) 13% (13) 61% (63)
A virus..fatigue first.. swollen gland (23 votes since 5 Apr 13) 26% (6) 13% (3) 61% (14)
Wisdom teeth / dental problems (1089 votes since 14 Sep 03) 26% (284) 24% (260) 50% (545)
Citrus Fruits (145 votes since 19 Jun 09) 26% (37) 32% (47) 42% (61)
After / During Suffering Sore Throat (127 votes since 16 Apr 09) 25% (32) 20% (25) 55% (70)
any flavoured spicy coated crisps. (41 votes since 21 Sep 11) 24% (10) 10% (4) 66% (27)
After a cold (1987 votes since 26 Jan 03) 24% (477) 37% (740) 39% (770)
Throat infection that moved to mouth (1656 votes since 6 Apr 03) 24% (393) 31% (513) 45% (750)
Dry mouth due to prescribed medications (71 votes since 22 Jul 10) 23% (16) 13% (9) 65% (46)
Before period (females) hormonal change (1068 votes since 30 Oct 03) 22% (239) 26% (275) 52% (554)
Hormonal cycle (2059 votes since 27 Nov 02) 22% (460) 34% (701) 44% (898)
Citric acid (1906 votes since 4 Mar 03) 22% (425) 27% (517) 51% (964)
Allergies (423 votes since 16 May 06) 22% (93) 22% (94) 56% (236)
raw tomatoes (252 votes since 14 Nov 07) 21% (54) 25% (63) 54% (135)
natural fruit acid (119 votes since 15 Jun 09) 21% (25) 22% (26) 57% (68)
Oranges (1164 votes since 26 Oct 03) 21% (244) 24% (277) 55% (643)
poor oral care, diet, gingivitusk stress (68 votes since 15 Jul 10) 21% (14) 25% (17) 54% (37)
After period (females) hormonal change (757 votes since 9 Nov 04) 20% (154) 27% (201) 53% (402)
Food Allergy (1173 votes since 5 Aug 03) 20% (238) 27% (318) 53% (617)
Orange juice (2426 votes since 27 Sep 02) 20% (477) 32% (782) 48% (1167)
Virus (955 votes since 27 Dec 04) 19% (185) 29% (274) 52% (496)
tonsilitis (27 votes since 14 Jul 12) 19% (5) 19% (5) 63% (17)
diet ( lacking in fruit and vegetaBles (27 votes since 16 Mar 13) 19% (5) 15% (4) 67% (18)
irregular brushing of teeth? (1308 votes since 27 Jun 03) 19% (242) 31% (407) 50% (659)
Grapefruit, lime (92 votes since 3 Mar 10) 18% (17) 29% (27) 52% (48)
following dentl surgery (322 votes since 6 Jan 07) 18% (59) 12% (40) 69% (223)
ph balance in mouth (715 votes since 18 Jan 05) 18% (131) 36% (259) 45% (325)
Sugar and too much sugary food (862 votes since 10 Aug 04) 18% (157) 26% (224) 56% (481)
Lemons (781 votes since 7 Jan 05) 18% (141) 23% (179) 59% (461)
stomach bug (355 votes since 30 Sep 06) 18% (64) 17% (61) 65% (230)
Lack of Vitamin B (2149 votes since 14 Nov 02) 18% (383) 50% (1083) 32% (683)
crisps/chips (especially with 622 flavor (191 votes since 11 Mar 08) 18% (34) 20% (39) 62% (118)
Tomatoes (2270 votes since 8 Nov 02) 18% (403) 27% (608) 55% (1259)
High Sugar Intake- (85 votes since 14 May 10) 18% (15) 20% (17) 62% (53)
behcets syndrome (80 votes since 29 Jan 10) 18% (14) 3% (2) 80% (64)
Antiobiotics (general) (80 votes since 15 Apr 10) 18% (14) 9% (7) 74% (59)
regular alcohol consumption (86 votes since 24 Apr 10) 17% (15) 12% (10) 71% (61)
dentist- local anaesthetic (puncture) (138 votes since 8 Sep 08) 17% (24) 12% (17) 70% (97)
grapefruit (992 votes since 21 Jan 04) 17% (170) 21% (211) 62% (611)
excessive alcohol consumption (158 votes since 21 Jul 08) 17% (27) 15% (23) 68% (108)
menstrual migranes (59 votes since 19 Jun 10) 17% (10) 8% (5) 75% (44)
candida (12 votes since 24 Mar 15) 17% (2) 0% (0) 83% (10)
too much oral B vitamin (18 votes since 8 Apr 13) 17% (3) 0% (0) 83% (15)
White wine, should be here but cannot fi (18 votes since 1 Jan 14) 17% (3) 0% (0) 83% (15)
Dermatitis herpetiformis/coeliac disease (18 votes since 25 Mar 13) 17% (3) 0% (0) 83% (15)
Manual teeth brushing (1518 votes since 30 Apr 03) 16% (248) 30% (457) 54% (813)
dentist (295 votes since 30 Apr 07) 16% (48) 17% (49) 67% (198)
TMJ/teeth grinding (795 votes since 18 Aug 04) 16% (129) 25% (200) 59% (466)
Sodium Lauryl/Lauryth Sulfate (555 votes since 26 Aug 05) 16% (90) 20% (113) 63% (352)
Very spicy / hot food with chilli (105 votes since 9 Mar 10) 16% (17) 32% (34) 51% (54)
Pineapple (2379 votes since 15 Jan 03) 16% (383) 23% (538) 61% (1458)
OCD (Eating Mouth) (281 votes since 29 Mar 07) 16% (45) 12% (34) 72% (202)
HPV Human Papilloma Virus, Oral (25 votes since 8 May 12) 16% (4) 8% (2) 76% (19)
Glandular Fever (147 votes since 17 Apr 08) 16% (23) 15% (22) 69% (102)
Vitamin C deficiency (1528 votes since 27 Dec 03) 16% (239) 42% (649) 42% (640)
chocolate (173 votes since 4 Aug 08) 16% (27) 24% (41) 61% (105)
Sour Candy ie Sour Patch Kids (437 votes since 12 Apr 06) 16% (68) 20% (89) 64% (280)
Gastric reflux (1094 votes since 25 Jun 04) 15% (168) 25% (272) 60% (654)
Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME (1334 votes since 10 May 03) 15% (202) 28% (371) 57% (761)
Dry Mouth (606 votes since 15 Jun 05) 15% (91) 25% (153) 60% (362)
ear infections/antibiotics (40 votes since 26 Jun 11) 15% (6) 13% (5) 73% (29)
Salt And Vinegar Potato chips (134 votes since 19 May 09) 15% (20) 37% (50) 48% (64)
vitamin b2 deficiency (529 votes since 1 Sep 05) 15% (78) 36% (190) 49% (261)
Low B12 in blood work (981 votes since 2 Dec 03) 15% (144) 33% (325) 52% (512)
Spicy, hot food (491 votes since 1 Apr 06) 15% (72) 24% (117) 62% (302)
Cinnamon, Sodium Bernzoate,Benzoic Acid (48 votes since 11 Mar 11) 15% (7) 10% (5) 75% (36)
oestrogen levels female (90 votes since 20 Sep 09) 14% (13) 18% (16) 68% (61)
Anaemia/low levels of stored iron (597 votes since 25 May 05) 14% (86) 31% (185) 55% (326)
Pure fruit juice (14 votes since 8 Apr 15) 14% (2) 21% (3) 64% (9)
sensitive skin inside & out? (760 votes since 21 Sep 04) 14% (108) 26% (200) 59% (452)
Toothpaste with SLS (2450 votes since 27 Sep 02) 14% (348) 39% (956) 47% (1146)
strawberries, nectarines, peaches, kaki (92 votes since 24 May 10) 14% (13) 24% (22) 62% (57)
Tomato Ketchup (1094 votes since 26 Oct 03) 14% (153) 21% (234) 65% (707)
Dehydration (1260 votes since 3 Jul 03) 14% (175) 31% (395) 55% (690)
Tissue drying out during dental work (398 votes since 22 Jun 06) 14% (55) 16% (65) 70% (278)
GERD (acid reflux) (87 votes since 16 Jan 10) 14% (12) 17% (15) 69% (60)
when glands play up (762 votes since 16 Sep 04) 14% (105) 27% (204) 59% (453)
Vitamin C (95 votes since 10 Nov 09) 14% (13) 9% (9) 77% (73)
QUITTING SMOKING (44 votes since 15 Jun 11) 14% (6) 7% (3) 80% (35)
Sjogren's Syndrome (15 votes since 17 Apr 13) 13% (2) 0% (0) 87% (13)
lemonade (113 votes since 20 Aug 09) 13% (15) 24% (27) 63% (71)
fever (611 votes since 7 May 05) 13% (81) 23% (141) 64% (389)
Iron deficiency (1744 votes since 19 Feb 03) 13% (231) 44% (774) 42% (739)
Full mouth dentures (1192 votes since 17 Jun 03) 13% (157) 18% (218) 69% (817)
After finals or midterms (896 votes since 26 Jan 04) 13% (118) 22% (196) 65% (582)
surfactants (23 votes since 30 Jul 12) 13% (3) 9% (2) 78% (18)
auto-immune disease (hypothyroid) (677 votes since 18 Jan 05) 13% (88) 19% (129) 68% (460)
Lack Of Veg (708 votes since 10 Feb 05) 13% (92) 29% (205) 58% (411)
coeliac disease (131 votes since 21 Jul 08) 13% (17) 5% (6) 82% (108)
Herpes simplex (1543 votes since 19 Jul 03) 13% (200) 24% (374) 63% (969)
Losing temper / anger (1057 votes since 1 Nov 03) 13% (137) 25% (262) 62% (658)
Lichenoid Reaction ie allergies (70 votes since 27 Apr 10) 13% (9) 6% (4) 81% (57)
Zinc deficiency (2010 votes since 14 Nov 02) 13% (258) 51% (1023) 36% (729)
Bulimia (47 votes since 17 Nov 10) 13% (6) 9% (4) 79% (37)
Dirty fingers in mouth (1403 votes since 11 May 04) 13% (179) 26% (364) 61% (860)
Soy (containing Wheat) (63 votes since 5 Aug 10) 13% (8) 8% (5) 79% (50)
Systemic Yeast Infection (79 votes since 24 Feb 10) 13% (10) 13% (10) 75% (59)
Biting nails (95 votes since 9 Jan 10) 13% (12) 14% (13) 74% (70)
Reaction to Antibiotics (1571 votes since 6 Apr 03) 13% (198) 26% (403) 62% (970)
Xanthan Gum (16 votes since 6 Mar 14) 13% (2) 0% (0) 88% (14)
sweeteners (32 votes since 12 Nov 11) 13% (4) 3% (1) 84% (27)
Chocolate (3973 votes since 30 Dec 02) 12% (495) 22% (878) 65% (2600)
Spicy Foods (Curries) (1641 votes since 19 Apr 03) 12% (200) 23% (372) 65% (1069)
Glandular fever (1626 votes since 10 May 03) 12% (198) 26% (423) 62% (1005)
skittles (534 votes since 2 Sep 05) 12% (65) 14% (76) 74% (393)
gluten (157 votes since 30 Mar 08) 12% (19) 8% (12) 80% (126)
Not eating enough fruit (612 votes since 29 Jun 05) 12% (73) 33% (201) 55% (338)
Acid build up - need more protein intake (399 votes since 28 Apr 06) 12% (47) 20% (79) 68% (273)
Sweets (2984 votes since 15 Jan 03) 12% (350) 25% (736) 64% (1898)
Lips too dry (760 votes since 15 Dec 04) 12% (88) 25% (193) 63% (479)
Neurofen/Ibuprofen (225 votes since 11 Oct 07) 12% (26) 7% (16) 81% (183)
Overactive immune system (476 votes since 10 Nov 05) 12% (55) 21% (98) 68% (323)
Constipation or Bowl irregularities (52 votes since 3 Nov 10) 12% (6) 12% (6) 77% (40)
Fizzy Sherbert (alone or coating sweets) (464 votes since 6 Jan 06) 11% (53) 15% (71) 73% (340)
Cancer Treatment - Chemotherapy (594 votes since 28 Mar 05) 11% (67) 13% (76) 76% (451)
Wheat (71 votes since 24 Jun 10) 11% (8) 7% (5) 82% (58)
chilli peppers (107 votes since 3 Nov 09) 11% (12) 27% (29) 62% (66)
naproxen anti inflammatory drug (116 votes since 31 Dec 08) 11% (13) 8% (9) 81% (94)
hand, foot, mouth disease (985 votes since 14 Sep 03) 11% (109) 13% (130) 76% (746)
lollipops (537 votes since 2 Sep 05) 11% (58) 17% (92) 72% (387)
ketchup or mayanaise (904 votes since 5 Mar 04) 11% (97) 16% (142) 74% (665)
msg (85 votes since 16 Feb 10) 11% (9) 12% (10) 78% (66)
Potatoes (they turn to sugar) (19 votes since 14 Jan 14) 11% (2) 0% (0) 89% (17)
Oral Sex (1637 votes since 15 Apr 03) 11% (172) 19% (304) 71% (1161)
SHORT BLOOD PRES. ELEVATION , ANGER (697 votes since 28 Nov 04) 10% (73) 19% (134) 70% (490)
Catching them from someone else (688 votes since 14 Jun 05) 10% (72) 12% (82) 78% (534)
Smoking (1425 votes since 25 Apr 03) 10% (148) 18% (259) 71% (1018)
Any toothpaste with whitening in it (29 votes since 21 Mar 12) 10% (3) 17% (5) 72% (21)
Hi Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) (68 votes since 15 Jun 10) 10% (7) 7% (5) 82% (56)
strawberries (1118 votes since 17 Sep 03) 10% (115) 17% (188) 73% (815)
Regurgitating and/or Vomiting (755 votes since 26 Aug 04) 10% (76) 21% (159) 69% (520)
cinnamon gum (50 votes since 25 Mar 11) 10% (5) 18% (9) 72% (36)
SOY AND GLUTEN (10 votes since 4 Aug 15) 10% (1) 0% (0) 90% (9)
acidity in stomach (30 votes since 3 Apr 12) 10% (3) 23% (7) 67% (20)
Black beans (10 votes since 28 Sep 15) 10% (1) 0% (0) 90% (9)
acidic body ph: from sugar,dairy,wheat (20 votes since 1 Nov 12) 10% (2) 5% (1) 85% (17)
Pizza (heated cheese) (152 votes since 18 Jul 08) 10% (15) 9% (14) 81% (123)
Giving up smoking (1842 votes since 25 Feb 03) 10% (181) 12% (229) 78% (1432)
Concentrated drinks (squash!) its true! (337 votes since 12 Nov 06) 10% (33) 14% (47) 76% (257)
Tongue piercing (92 votes since 1 Aug 09) 10% (9) 9% (8) 82% (75)
Using a new toothbrush (574 votes since 4 Jul 05) 10% (56) 18% (106) 72% (412)
constipation (31 votes since 12 Nov 11) 10% (3) 3% (1) 87% (27)
sugar sweetened cereal (31 votes since 30 Jan 12) 10% (3) 6% (2) 84% (26)
prescribed drugs (511 votes since 19 Sep 05) 10% (49) 20% (104) 70% (358)
Mouth shut and still for many hours (188 votes since 9 Jan 08) 10% (18) 14% (27) 76% (143)
illegal drug use (speed) (1141 votes since 30 Jun 03) 10% (109) 15% (175) 75% (857)
After surgery (691 votes since 30 Nov 04) 10% (66) 17% (119) 73% (506)
Yeast infection candida (1362 votes since 3 May 03) 10% (130) 22% (299) 69% (933)
Sulfa antibiotics (193 votes since 21 Oct 07) 9% (18) 5% (9) 86% (166)
Digestiive disorder (intestinal) (2300 votes since 14 Apr 03) 9% (214) 25% (572) 66% (1514)
Dairy products - high amine only (43 votes since 15 Jun 11) 9% (4) 7% (3) 84% (36)
Ear Infection (43 votes since 11 Jun 11) 9% (4) 9% (4) 81% (35)
Fungal Cause (993 votes since 10 Oct 03) 9% (92) 23% (225) 68% (676)
sunburn to lips (295 votes since 5 Feb 07) 9% (27) 8% (25) 82% (243)
sinusitus (186 votes since 22 Jan 08) 9% (17) 17% (31) 74% (138)
Coke - not just any fizzy drink (1379 votes since 25 May 03) 9% (126) 20% (270) 71% (983)
Sleeping with mouth open (2018 votes since 2 Mar 03) 9% (184) 29% (582) 62% (1252)
Chewing gum (2009 votes since 6 Jan 03) 9% (183) 18% (365) 73% (1461)
Nicorandil (angina drug) (11 votes since 2 Mar 15) 9% (1) 0% (0) 91% (10)
hot peppers (738 votes since 9 Dec 04) 9% (67) 19% (137) 72% (534)
restless tongue (155 votes since 28 Mar 08) 9% (14) 16% (25) 75% (116)
L-Lysene Deficiency (510 votes since 3 Sep 05) 9% (46) 25% (125) 66% (339)
FRUITY BROWN SAUCE (190 votes since 3 Jan 08) 9% (17) 11% (21) 80% (152)
Excessive Vitamin C (392 votes since 13 Jun 06) 9% (35) 16% (64) 75% (293)
Salt (438 votes since 1 Jul 06) 9% (38) 22% (98) 69% (302)
Folic Acid deficiency (1721 votes since 14 Feb 03) 9% (149) 40% (685) 52% (887)
cancer (521 votes since 5 Jun 05) 9% (45) 15% (77) 77% (399)
SALT (1380 votes since 5 Jun 03) 9% (118) 26% (355) 66% (907)
Diaretics (Caffiene, Alcohol, Heat!) (1653 votes since 25 Mar 03) 8% (140) 27% (454) 64% (1059)
Indigestion (466 votes since 24 Nov 05) 8% (39) 21% (98) 71% (329)
Immunosupression med after transplant (300 votes since 7 Nov 06) 8% (25) 7% (21) 85% (254)
sangria (12 votes since 11 Jul 15) 8% (1) 8% (1) 83% (10)
SOY (109 votes since 28 Mar 09) 8% (9) 11% (12) 81% (88)
Kiwi fruit (1639 votes since 24 Mar 03) 8% (135) 17% (282) 75% (1222)
too much rich food (926 votes since 2 Jan 04) 8% (76) 20% (185) 72% (665)
haribo sweets (110 votes since 2 May 09) 8% (9) 15% (16) 77% (85)
Pill jaw (Ecstacy use - ILLEGAL) (485 votes since 9 Aug 05) 8% (39) 9% (43) 83% (403)
Vinegar (1182 votes since 24 Jul 03) 8% (95) 24% (280) 68% (807)
Sodium Benzonate (soft/fizzy drinks) (1362 votes since 6 May 03) 8% (108) 21% (287) 71% (967)
Bread (and other yeasty foods) (357 votes since 30 Oct 06) 8% (28) 15% (52) 78% (277)
Class A drug use - Cocaine (1072 votes since 22 Jul 03) 8% (84) 13% (142) 79% (846)
Ulcerative Colitis (1253 votes since 12 May 03) 8% (97) 23% (292) 69% (864)
Fizzy drinks (2119 votes since 26 Jan 03) 8% (163) 23% (485) 69% (1471)
pemphigus vulgaris (39 votes since 9 Apr 11) 8% (3) 5% (2) 87% (34)
Almonds definitely inc extract in cakes (91 votes since 20 Nov 09) 8% (7) 5% (5) 87% (79)
Smoking cigars (432 votes since 8 Dec 05) 8% (33) 9% (40) 83% (359)
Gum shield to prevent teeth grinding (275 votes since 18 Apr 07) 8% (21) 12% (32) 81% (222)
blackcurrent liquorice boiled sweets (159 votes since 23 Mar 08) 8% (12) 11% (18) 81% (129)
cherries (107 votes since 12 Aug 09) 7% (8) 12% (13) 80% (86)
Anything fermented (67 votes since 3 Jun 10) 7% (5) 13% (9) 79% (53)
Intolerance to foods with yeast in (1398 votes since 25 Apr 03) 7% (104) 23% (315) 70% (979)
Tothpaste with Flouride (701 votes since 4 Feb 05) 7% (52) 25% (177) 67% (472)
cox-2 antiinflammatories (122 votes since 23 Sep 08) 7% (9) 4% (5) 89% (108)
Hormone Replacement Therapy (136 votes since 25 May 08) 7% (10) 5% (7) 88% (119)
balsamic vinegar (123 votes since 10 Jun 09) 7% (9) 33% (41) 59% (73)
Hunger (low blood sugar?) (1240 votes since 25 Jun 03) 7% (90) 22% (275) 71% (875)
Gluten (748 votes since 18 Aug 04) 7% (54) 14% (103) 79% (591)
Oral Lichen Planus (319 votes since 9 Jan 07) 7% (23) 11% (35) 82% (261)
Lack of exercise (348 votes since 18 Oct 06) 7% (25) 26% (92) 66% (231)
parodontological treatment (1045 votes since 25 Jul 03) 7% (75) 17% (177) 76% (793)
Cheese (154 votes since 18 Jul 08) 7% (11) 7% (11) 86% (132)
piercings (351 votes since 1 Aug 06) 7% (25) 10% (36) 83% (290)
dr. pepper (395 votes since 2 Jul 06) 7% (28) 9% (37) 84% (330)
anti-inflammatory drugs (1807 votes since 27 Jan 03) 7% (127) 22% (405) 71% (1275)
Kissing (1080 votes since 4 Nov 03) 7% (74) 18% (192) 75% (814)
Lupus (1304 votes since 25 Apr 03) 7% (89) 17% (217) 77% (998)
the pill (337 votes since 27 Aug 06) 7% (23) 12% (42) 81% (272)
Apples (1309 votes since 13 Jun 03) 7% (89) 14% (177) 80% (1043)
Radiotheraphy (459 votes since 1 Oct 05) 7% (31) 12% (54) 81% (374)
Specifically Big Red Cinimmon Gum (401 votes since 11 May 06) 7% (27) 14% (58) 79% (316)
Strong coffee (884 votes since 28 Mar 04) 7% (59) 18% (157) 76% (668)
Chlorine (pool water) (75 votes since 20 May 10) 7% (5) 7% (5) 87% (65)
electronic cigarettes (15 votes since 7 May 13) 7% (1) 7% (1) 87% (13)
Raw walnuts (1265 votes since 13 Jun 03) 7% (84) 10% (132) 83% (1049)
Seasonal (76 votes since 30 Apr 10) 7% (5) 13% (10) 80% (61)
Peanut butter (291 votes since 11 May 07) 7% (19) 8% (22) 86% (250)
Peanuts (1987 votes since 30 Dec 02) 6% (128) 16% (319) 78% (1540)
mint (187 votes since 9 Feb 08) 6% (12) 9% (16) 85% (159)
Crohn’s Disease (1614 votes since 14 Feb 03) 6% (103) 24% (384) 70% (1127)
MSG (monosodium glutamate) (775 votes since 1 May 04) 6% (49) 16% (122) 78% (604)
Rocket herb (16 votes since 16 Oct 13) 6% (1) 0% (0) 94% (15)
amalgam dental fillings (16 votes since 17 Jan 14) 6% (1) 0% (0) 94% (15)
during pill sugar strip (during period) (145 votes since 2 Apr 08) 6% (9) 6% (9) 88% (127)
Celiac disease (1199 votes since 16 Jul 03) 6% (74) 17% (201) 77% (924)
Passion Fruit (410 votes since 26 May 06) 6% (25) 15% (60) 79% (325)
Melon (904 votes since 16 Feb 04) 6% (55) 13% (113) 81% (736)
Nuts or seeds (1398 votes since 11 May 03) 6% (85) 17% (233) 77% (1080)
excessive dieting (683 votes since 23 Dec 04) 6% (41) 17% (113) 77% (529)
Pistachio (318 votes since 4 Jan 07) 6% (19) 6% (18) 88% (281)
Artificial flavors colors & preservative (570 votes since 14 Jun 05) 6% (34) 19% (108) 75% (428)
Jelly Belly candies (17 votes since 7 Nov 13) 6% (1) 12% (2) 82% (14)
Sorbitol -often found in gum, mints etc (1108 votes since 25 Jul 03) 6% (65) 18% (199) 76% (844)
playing a musical instrument (i.e.flute (752 votes since 31 Aug 04) 6% (44) 11% (86) 83% (622)
Licking envelopes (549 votes since 3 Aug 05) 6% (32) 16% (89) 78% (428)
Overactive Salivery Glands (455 votes since 24 Nov 05) 6% (26) 20% (89) 75% (340)
Guava fruit (158 votes since 11 Mar 08) 6% (9) 11% (18) 83% (131)
Antibiotics from Cancer surgery (923 votes since 18 Oct 03) 6% (52) 13% (116) 82% (755)
airplane travel (518 votes since 27 Aug 05) 6% (29) 10% (52) 84% (437)
Wine gums (449 votes since 15 Feb 06) 6% (25) 10% (46) 84% (378)
L-Arginine (18 votes since 28 Jan 13) 6% (1) 6% (1) 89% (16)
CGD Carrier (18 votes since 5 Dec 12) 6% (1) 6% (1) 89% (16)
White wine (1392 votes since 12 May 03) 6% (77) 16% (217) 79% (1098)
dried fruits (as in fruit cake) (692 votes since 13 Jan 05) 5% (38) 9% (64) 85% (590)
Passive smoking (1240 votes since 11 Jun 03) 5% (68) 15% (189) 79% (983)
Beer (1010 votes since 27 Nov 03) 5% (55) 12% (121) 83% (834)
Mercury tooth fillings (791 votes since 19 May 04) 5% (43) 18% (140) 77% (608)
H. Pylori (74 votes since 21 Mar 10) 5% (4) 7% (5) 88% (65)
Change in Altitude (lower oxygen) (242 votes since 6 Jul 07) 5% (13) 4% (9) 91% (220)
Bananas (1647 votes since 28 Mar 03) 5% (88) 13% (219) 81% (1340)
certain strong cheddar cheeses (528 votes since 18 Sep 05) 5% (28) 16% (82) 79% (418)
Red 40 food coloring (246 votes since 13 Jun 07) 5% (13) 7% (17) 88% (216)
Red wine (1980 votes since 25 Nov 02) 5% (104) 20% (387) 75% (1489)
General anaesthetic (653 votes since 18 Jan 05) 5% (34) 13% (84) 82% (535)
Biscuits and bread etc (1254 votes since 20 Jun 03) 5% (65) 13% (169) 81% (1020)
Pregnancy (778 votes since 22 Apr 04) 5% (40) 14% (107) 81% (631)
Milk and dairy products (1072 votes since 22 Jan 06) 5% (55) 16% (172) 79% (845)
Multiple Sclerosis (156 votes since 8 Jan 08) 5% (8) 5% (8) 90% (140)
Cinnamon (819 votes since 12 Aug 04) 5% (42) 12% (95) 83% (682)
cheese (78 votes since 27 May 10) 5% (4) 10% (8) 85% (66)
Holiday break from work (919 votes since 27 Dec 03) 5% (47) 12% (110) 83% (762)
Nicorette (stop smoking gum) (1098 votes since 11 Jul 03) 5% (56) 10% (111) 85% (931)
cannabis use (illegal) (510 votes since 6 Aug 05) 5% (26) 9% (45) 86% (439)
werthers originals (519 votes since 23 Aug 05) 5% (26) 12% (63) 83% (430)
onions (180 votes since 29 Feb 08) 5% (9) 11% (20) 84% (151)
Asthma inhalers (933 votes since 8 Feb 04) 5% (46) 13% (123) 82% (764)
monosodiumglutamate MSG (948 votes since 23 Oct 03) 5% (46) 19% (180) 76% (722)
diabetes (928 votes since 4 Nov 03) 5% (45) 16% (147) 79% (736)
Birth Control Pills (1179 votes since 13 Sep 03) 5% (57) 19% (224) 76% (898)
sesame oil (21 votes since 8 Jan 13) 5% (1) 5% (1) 90% (19)
HOT WEATHER (169 votes since 26 Mar 08) 5% (8) 9% (15) 86% (146)
Vasculitis (339 votes since 14 Jul 06) 5% (16) 8% (26) 88% (297)
Fatty foods (2001 votes since 26 Mar 03) 5% (92) 18% (370) 77% (1539)
methotrexate (393 votes since 26 Feb 06) 5% (18) 7% (27) 89% (348)
Menopause (830 votes since 10 Feb 04) 5% (38) 15% (123) 81% (669)
Wheat, rye or barley (1683 votes since 22 Feb 03) 5% (77) 16% (265) 80% (1341)
Dental Desensitizer (355 votes since 14 Jul 06) 5% (16) 9% (33) 86% (306)
lip gloss (452 votes since 21 Feb 06) 4% (20) 13% (60) 82% (372)
Aspartame (847 votes since 10 Feb 04) 4% (37) 16% (133) 80% (677)
Pesticide residues on fruit (620 votes since 6 Mar 05) 4% (27) 20% (124) 76% (469)
benzoates (576 votes since 8 Apr 05) 4% (25) 14% (81) 82% (470)
Behcets Disease (1482 votes since 12 Mar 03) 4% (64) 19% (278) 77% (1140)
Ice Pops (792 votes since 14 May 04) 4% (34) 10% (81) 85% (677)
plums (1152 votes since 22 Jul 03) 4% (49) 11% (129) 85% (974)
Over-exercising (1158 votes since 24 Jul 03) 4% (49) 10% (120) 85% (989)
Codiene (142 votes since 4 Jul 08) 4% (6) 8% (11) 88% (125)
Sucralose (Splenda) (239 votes since 28 Jul 07) 4% (10) 8% (20) 87% (209)
after an attack of Raynaud's Phenomenon (48 votes since 23 Oct 10) 4% (2) 8% (4) 88% (42)
Amlodipine tablets (98 votes since 20 May 09) 4% (4) 7% (7) 89% (87)
Blue cheese (172 votes since 9 Feb 08) 4% (7) 6% (10) 90% (155)
Champagne (987 votes since 20 Nov 03) 4% (40) 10% (103) 86% (844)
soy sauce (1354 votes since 9 May 03) 4% (54) 16% (217) 80% (1083)
Anything w/ the food dye: Yellow #6 (276 votes since 30 Mar 07) 4% (11) 8% (23) 88% (242)
Illegal drugs - magic mushrooms (455 votes since 28 Sep 05) 4% (18) 9% (43) 87% (394)
Salad Cream (2112 votes since 17 Oct 02) 4% (83) 14% (303) 82% (1726)
straws (suction) (367 votes since 24 Jul 06) 4% (14) 7% (26) 89% (327)
mirena iud (185 votes since 28 Oct 07) 4% (7) 4% (7) 92% (171)
Advil (424 votes since 3 Mar 06) 4% (16) 9% (40) 87% (368)
Strong Tea (857 votes since 6 Apr 04) 4% (32) 14% (117) 83% (708)
sulphides (644 votes since 13 Jan 05) 4% (24) 15% (94) 82% (526)
Lip balms (1153 votes since 19 Apr 04) 4% (42) 11% (126) 85% (985)
Alpha-linolenic acid (779 votes since 4 Mar 04) 4% (28) 15% (113) 82% (638)
Calcium deficiency (1225 votes since 30 May 03) 4% (43) 26% (324) 70% (858)
Pop-tarts (376 votes since 13 Jul 06) 3% (13) 10% (38) 86% (325)
Blackcurrent (846 votes since 9 Mar 04) 3% (29) 11% (94) 85% (723)
L-Term effect of childhood mononucleosis (654 votes since 27 Dec 04) 3% (22) 15% (97) 82% (535)
vegetarian diet (578 votes since 9 May 05) 3% (19) 10% (60) 86% (499)
Licorice (402 votes since 18 Apr 06) 3% (13) 9% (37) 88% (352)
Aluminium (1729 votes since 15 Jul 03) 3% (55) 14% (250) 82% (1424)
soy lethecin (471) (535 votes since 14 Jun 05) 3% (17) 11% (57) 86% (461)
air conditioning (684 votes since 30 Jan 05) 3% (21) 16% (112) 81% (551)
Onions (1979 votes since 26 Nov 02) 3% (60) 14% (286) 83% (1633)
sodium valproate (1664 votes since 20 Jan 03) 3% (49) 23% (379) 74% (1236)
Nicorette (stop smoking patches) (549 votes since 30 Apr 05) 3% (16) 7% (40) 90% (493)
Detergent (left on plates/cutlery etc) (2062 votes since 23 Oct 02) 3% (59) 19% (391) 78% (1612)
yoghurt (648 votes since 3 May 05) 3% (18) 12% (76) 85% (554)
Glucose syrup (792 votes since 6 Apr 04) 3% (22) 11% (90) 86% (680)
Pollution/fumes (1898 votes since 25 Nov 02) 3% (52) 22% (409) 76% (1437)
Diabetes medications (37 votes since 2 Jun 11) 3% (1) 11% (4) 86% (32)
Meat Of All Kind (677 votes since 10 Feb 05) 3% (18) 9% (61) 88% (598)
Too much meat (beef, pork, chicken) (113 votes since 17 Apr 09) 3% (3) 8% (9) 89% (101)
Paracetamol (1098 votes since 31 Jul 03) 3% (28) 13% (142) 85% (928)
Malaria profilaxis, Paludrin (790 votes since 22 Feb 04) 3% (20) 11% (86) 87% (684)
Cerebral Palsy - muscular tension (437 votes since 2 Nov 05) 3% (11) 11% (46) 87% (380)
red meat (912 votes since 28 Jan 04) 2% (22) 9% (86) 88% (804)
use of anti-coagulants (634 votes since 18 Jan 05) 2% (15) 12% (74) 86% (545)
Garlic (465 votes since 15 Mar 06) 2% (11) 12% (57) 85% (397)
suttons disease (1142 votes since 9 Jun 03) 2% (27) 16% (186) 81% (929)
Quinine (Tonic water) (85 votes since 10 Feb 10) 2% (2) 12% (10) 86% (73)
marmite (1571 votes since 21 Mar 03) 2% (35) 11% (169) 87% (1367)
avocado (729 votes since 12 Nov 04) 2% (16) 7% (51) 91% (662)
modafinal (323 votes since 1 Aug 06) 2% (7) 4% (14) 93% (302)
Wellbutrin (prescription) (288 votes since 29 Nov 06) 2% (6) 6% (16) 92% (266)
Olives (859 votes since 5 Mar 04) 2% (17) 8% (72) 90% (770)
Anti Snoring Spray (276 votes since 28 Dec 06) 2% (5) 4% (10) 95% (261)
Eggs (1934 votes since 11 Jan 03) 2% (34) 8% (151) 90% (1749)
Losec (Omeprazole) (815 votes since 25 Jan 04) 2% (14) 13% (103) 86% (698)
Iced Tea (regular or excessive) (72 votes since 29 Jul 10) 1% (1) 10% (7) 89% (64)
Chewing of tobacco i.e. Gutkha etc, etc (14 votes since 3 Oct 13) 0% (0) 0% (0) 100% (14)