What Causes Mouth Ulcers?

Public survey, 280387 votes for 403 causes since October 2002.

403 Causes, votes, since.
Currently sorted alphabetically in ascending order
Causes them Exacerbates No effect
A virus..fatigue first.. swollen gland (26 votes since 5 Apr 13) 23% (6) 15% (4) 62% (16)
abrasions from dental hygienist (24 votes since 8 Apr 13) 42% (10) 25% (6) 33% (8)
Abrasions, cuts or bites to mouth or tongue (10853 votes since 19 Nov 02) 41% (4500) 23% (2452) 36% (3901)
Acid build up - need more protein intake (402 votes since 28 Apr 06) 12% (47) 20% (79) 69% (276)
acidic body ph: from sugar,dairy,wheat (23 votes since 1 Nov 12) 9% (2) 4% (1) 87% (20)
Acidic foods & drinks (2562 votes since 23 Feb 03) 26% (672) 32% (815) 42% (1075)
acidity in stomach (33 votes since 3 Apr 12) 9% (3) 21% (7) 70% (23)
Advil (427 votes since 3 Mar 06) 4% (16) 9% (40) 87% (371)
After / During Suffering Sore Throat (130 votes since 16 Apr 09) 25% (33) 19% (25) 55% (72)
After a cold (1992 votes since 26 Jan 03) 24% (478) 37% (741) 39% (773)
after an attack of Raynaud's Phenomenon (51 votes since 23 Oct 10) 4% (2) 8% (4) 88% (45)
After finals or midterms (901 votes since 26 Jan 04) 13% (119) 22% (196) 65% (586)
After period (females) hormonal change (760 votes since 9 Nov 04) 20% (154) 26% (201) 53% (405)
After surgery (694 votes since 30 Nov 04) 10% (66) 17% (119) 73% (509)
air conditioning (687 votes since 30 Jan 05) 3% (21) 16% (113) 80% (553)
airplane travel (522 votes since 27 Aug 05) 6% (30) 10% (53) 84% (439)
Allergic reaction (106 votes since 3 Jul 09) 25% (27) 13% (14) 61% (65)
Allergies (426 votes since 16 May 06) 22% (93) 22% (95) 56% (238)
Allergy to any fruit (59 votes since 23 Nov 10) 27% (16) 10% (6) 63% (37)
Almonds definitely inc extract in cakes (94 votes since 20 Nov 09) 7% (7) 5% (5) 87% (82)
Alpha-linolenic acid (782 votes since 4 Mar 04) 4% (28) 14% (113) 82% (641)
Already having ulcers (i.e Multiplying) (482 votes since 22 Sep 06) 51% (247) 28% (133) 21% (102)
Aluminium (1733 votes since 15 Jul 03) 3% (55) 14% (250) 82% (1428)
amalgam dental fillings (19 votes since 17 Jan 14) 5% (1) 0% (0) 95% (18)
Amlodipine tablets (101 votes since 20 May 09) 4% (4) 7% (7) 89% (90)
Anaemia/low levels of stored iron (600 votes since 25 May 05) 14% (86) 31% (185) 55% (329)
Anti Snoring Spray (279 votes since 28 Dec 06) 2% (5) 4% (10) 95% (264)
anti-inflammatory drugs (1811 votes since 27 Jan 03) 7% (127) 22% (405) 71% (1279)
Antibiotics from Cancer surgery (927 votes since 18 Oct 03) 6% (52) 13% (116) 82% (759)
Antiobiotics (general) (83 votes since 15 Apr 10) 17% (14) 8% (7) 75% (62)
Anxiety (1354 votes since 11 Sep 03) 43% (580) 33% (451) 24% (323)
any flavoured spicy coated crisps. (44 votes since 21 Sep 11) 23% (10) 9% (4) 68% (30)
Any toothpaste with whitening in it (32 votes since 21 Mar 12) 9% (3) 16% (5) 75% (24)
Anything fermented (70 votes since 3 Jun 10) 7% (5) 13% (9) 80% (56)
Anything w/ the food dye: Yellow #6 (279 votes since 30 Mar 07) 4% (11) 8% (23) 88% (245)
Apples (1313 votes since 13 Jun 03) 7% (89) 14% (178) 80% (1046)
Artificial flavors colors & preservative (573 votes since 14 Jun 05) 6% (34) 19% (108) 75% (431)
Aspartame (850 votes since 10 Feb 04) 4% (37) 16% (133) 80% (680)
Asthma inhalers (936 votes since 8 Feb 04) 5% (47) 13% (123) 82% (766)
auto-immune disease (hypothyroid) (680 votes since 18 Jan 05) 13% (88) 19% (130) 68% (462)
Auto-immune diseases (99 votes since 12 Feb 10) 36% (36) 9% (9) 55% (54)
avocado (732 votes since 12 Nov 04) 2% (16) 7% (51) 91% (665)
Bacteria (2281 votes since 23 Nov 02) 29% (669) 44% (995) 27% (617)
balsamic vinegar (126 votes since 10 Jun 09) 7% (9) 33% (42) 60% (75)
Bananas (1653 votes since 28 Mar 03) 5% (90) 13% (219) 81% (1344)
Beer (1014 votes since 27 Nov 03) 5% (55) 12% (121) 83% (838)
BEFORE a cold/sore throat (232 votes since 25 Nov 07) 33% (76) 21% (49) 46% (107)
Before period (females) hormonal change (1073 votes since 30 Oct 03) 22% (240) 26% (275) 52% (558)
Behcets Disease (1486 votes since 12 Mar 03) 4% (64) 19% (278) 77% (1144)
behcets syndrome (83 votes since 29 Jan 10) 17% (14) 2% (2) 81% (67)
Being intensely upset for short time (415 votes since 11 Sep 06) 32% (132) 24% (99) 44% (184)
benzoates (579 votes since 8 Apr 05) 4% (25) 14% (81) 82% (473)
Birth Control Pills (1183 votes since 13 Sep 03) 5% (57) 19% (224) 76% (902)
Biscuits and bread etc (1259 votes since 20 Jun 03) 5% (65) 14% (171) 81% (1023)
Biting nails (98 votes since 9 Jan 10) 12% (12) 13% (13) 74% (73)
Biting of inside of mouth and lip (234 votes since 5 Apr 09) 71% (165) 12% (29) 17% (40)
Black beans (13 votes since 28 Sep 15) 8% (1) 0% (0) 92% (12)
Blackcurrent (849 votes since 9 Mar 04) 3% (29) 11% (94) 86% (726)
blackcurrent liquorice boiled sweets (162 votes since 23 Mar 08) 7% (12) 11% (18) 81% (132)
Blue cheese (175 votes since 9 Feb 08) 4% (7) 6% (10) 90% (158)
Braces (967 votes since 31 Mar 05) 28% (273) 17% (161) 55% (533)
Bread (and other yeasty foods) (361 votes since 30 Oct 06) 8% (28) 15% (53) 78% (280)
Bulimia (50 votes since 17 Nov 10) 12% (6) 8% (4) 80% (40)
Burns or scalds to mouth (1894 votes since 24 Jan 06) 28% (532) 26% (496) 46% (866)
Calcium deficiency (1229 votes since 30 May 03) 3% (43) 26% (324) 70% (862)
cancer (524 votes since 5 Jun 05) 9% (45) 15% (77) 77% (402)
Cancer Treatment - Chemotherapy (597 votes since 28 Mar 05) 11% (67) 13% (76) 76% (454)
candida (15 votes since 24 Mar 15) 13% (2) 7% (1) 80% (12)
cannabis use (illegal) (513 votes since 6 Aug 05) 5% (26) 9% (45) 86% (442)
Catching them from someone else (691 votes since 14 Jun 05) 11% (73) 12% (83) 77% (535)
Celiac disease (1203 votes since 16 Jul 03) 6% (74) 17% (201) 77% (928)
Cerebral Palsy - muscular tension (440 votes since 2 Nov 05) 3% (11) 10% (46) 87% (383)
certain strong cheddar cheeses (531 votes since 18 Sep 05) 5% (28) 15% (82) 79% (421)
CGD Carrier (21 votes since 5 Dec 12) 5% (1) 5% (1) 90% (19)
Champagne (991 votes since 20 Nov 03) 4% (40) 10% (103) 86% (848)
Change in Altitude (lower oxygen) (245 votes since 6 Jul 07) 5% (13) 4% (9) 91% (223)
cheese (82 votes since 27 May 10) 5% (4) 10% (8) 85% (70)
Cheese (157 votes since 18 Jul 08) 7% (11) 7% (11) 86% (135)
cherries (111 votes since 12 Aug 09) 8% (9) 12% (13) 80% (89)
Chewing gum (2016 votes since 6 Jan 03) 9% (183) 18% (367) 73% (1466)
Chewing of tobacco i.e. Gutkha etc, etc (17 votes since 3 Oct 13) 0% (0) 0% (0) 100% (17)
chewing tongue (381 votes since 28 Nov 06) 31% (119) 19% (71) 50% (191)
chilli peppers (111 votes since 3 Nov 09) 11% (12) 26% (29) 63% (70)
Chlorine (pool water) (78 votes since 20 May 10) 6% (5) 6% (5) 87% (68)
Chocolate (3980 votes since 30 Dec 02) 12% (495) 22% (880) 65% (2605)
chocolate (177 votes since 4 Aug 08) 15% (27) 24% (42) 61% (108)
Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME (1338 votes since 10 May 03) 15% (202) 28% (372) 57% (764)
Cinnamon (822 votes since 12 Aug 04) 5% (42) 12% (95) 83% (685)
cinnamon gum (53 votes since 25 Mar 11) 9% (5) 17% (9) 74% (39)
Cinnamon, Sodium Bernzoate,Benzoic Acid (51 votes since 11 Mar 11) 14% (7) 10% (5) 76% (39)
Citric acid (1911 votes since 4 Mar 03) 22% (427) 27% (517) 51% (967)
Citrus Fruits (150 votes since 19 Jun 09) 25% (38) 31% (47) 43% (65)
Class A drug use - Cocaine (1076 votes since 22 Jul 03) 8% (84) 13% (142) 79% (850)
Codiene (145 votes since 4 Jul 08) 4% (6) 8% (11) 88% (128)
coeliac disease (134 votes since 21 Jul 08) 13% (17) 4% (6) 83% (111)
Coke - not just any fizzy drink (1384 votes since 25 May 03) 9% (126) 20% (270) 71% (988)
Concentrated drinks (squash!) its true! (340 votes since 12 Nov 06) 10% (33) 14% (47) 76% (260)
constipation (34 votes since 12 Nov 11) 9% (3) 3% (1) 88% (30)
Constipation or Bowl irregularities (55 votes since 3 Nov 10) 11% (6) 11% (6) 78% (43)
cox-2 antiinflammatories (125 votes since 23 Sep 08) 7% (9) 4% (5) 89% (111)
crisps/chips (especially with 622 flavor (195 votes since 11 Mar 08) 17% (34) 21% (40) 62% (121)
Crohn’s Disease (1618 votes since 14 Feb 03) 6% (103) 24% (384) 70% (1131)
cutting gums with toothbrush (232 votes since 4 Jan 08) 38% (89) 21% (49) 41% (94)
Dairy products - high amine only (46 votes since 15 Jun 11) 9% (4) 7% (3) 85% (39)
Dehydration (1265 votes since 3 Jul 03) 14% (175) 31% (396) 55% (694)
Dental Desensitizer (358 votes since 14 Jul 06) 4% (16) 9% (33) 86% (309)
dentist (298 votes since 30 Apr 07) 16% (48) 16% (49) 67% (201)
dentist- local anaesthetic (puncture) (141 votes since 8 Sep 08) 17% (24) 12% (17) 71% (100)
Depression (1264 votes since 19 Aug 03) 27% (342) 38% (480) 35% (442)
Dermatitis herpetiformis/coeliac disease (21 votes since 25 Mar 13) 19% (4) 5% (1) 76% (16)
Detergent (left on plates/cutlery etc) (2069 votes since 23 Oct 02) 3% (59) 19% (391) 78% (1619)
diabetes (932 votes since 4 Nov 03) 5% (45) 16% (147) 79% (740)
Diabetes medications (40 votes since 2 Jun 11) 3% (1) 10% (4) 88% (35)
Diaretics (Caffiene, Alcohol, Heat!) (1658 votes since 25 Mar 03) 9% (141) 27% (454) 64% (1063)
diet ( lacking in fruit and vegetaBles (30 votes since 16 Mar 13) 17% (5) 17% (5) 67% (20)
Digestiive disorder (intestinal) (2304 votes since 14 Apr 03) 9% (214) 25% (572) 66% (1518)
Dirty fingers in mouth (1407 votes since 11 May 04) 13% (179) 26% (366) 61% (862)
dr. pepper (398 votes since 2 Jul 06) 7% (28) 9% (37) 84% (333)
dried fruits (as in fruit cake) (695 votes since 13 Jan 05) 5% (38) 9% (64) 85% (593)
Drop In Immune System (1697 votes since 20 Apr 03) 48% (822) 34% (573) 18% (302)
Dry Mouth (609 votes since 15 Jun 05) 15% (91) 25% (154) 60% (364)
Dry mouth due to prescribed medications (74 votes since 22 Jul 10) 22% (16) 12% (9) 66% (49)
During a cold or flu (1399 votes since 30 Jun 03) 35% (486) 32% (450) 33% (463)
during pill sugar strip (during period) (148 votes since 2 Apr 08) 6% (9) 6% (9) 88% (130)
Ear Infection (46 votes since 11 Jun 11) 11% (5) 9% (4) 80% (37)
ear infections/antibiotics (43 votes since 26 Jun 11) 16% (7) 14% (6) 70% (30)
Eggs (1940 votes since 11 Jan 03) 2% (34) 8% (152) 90% (1754)
electronic cigarettes (18 votes since 7 May 13) 6% (1) 6% (1) 89% (16)
excessive alcohol consumption (161 votes since 21 Jul 08) 17% (27) 15% (24) 68% (110)
excessive dieting (686 votes since 23 Dec 04) 6% (41) 16% (113) 78% (532)
Excessive Vitamin C (395 votes since 13 Jun 06) 9% (35) 16% (65) 75% (295)
Fatty foods (2006 votes since 26 Mar 03) 5% (92) 18% (371) 77% (1543)
feeling mentally and physically low (639 votes since 24 Aug 05) 42% (269) 28% (181) 30% (189)
fever (615 votes since 7 May 05) 13% (81) 23% (141) 64% (393)
Fizzy drinks (2124 votes since 26 Jan 03) 8% (163) 23% (486) 69% (1475)
Fizzy Sherbert (alone or coating sweets) (467 votes since 6 Jan 06) 11% (53) 15% (71) 73% (343)
Folic Acid deficiency (1725 votes since 14 Feb 03) 9% (149) 40% (685) 52% (891)
following dentl surgery (325 votes since 6 Jan 07) 18% (59) 13% (41) 69% (225)
Food Allergy (1177 votes since 5 Aug 03) 20% (238) 27% (319) 53% (620)
FRUITY BROWN SAUCE (193 votes since 3 Jan 08) 9% (17) 11% (22) 80% (154)
Full mouth dentures (1196 votes since 17 Jun 03) 13% (157) 18% (220) 68% (819)
Fungal Cause (998 votes since 10 Oct 03) 9% (94) 23% (225) 68% (679)
Garlic (469 votes since 15 Mar 06) 2% (11) 12% (57) 86% (401)
Gastric reflux (1098 votes since 25 Jun 04) 15% (169) 25% (272) 60% (657)
General anaesthetic (656 votes since 18 Jan 05) 5% (34) 13% (84) 82% (538)
Generally run down (2271 votes since 9 Feb 03) 62% (1407) 25% (568) 13% (296)
Genetic pre-disposition (1784 votes since 23 Feb 03) 29% (513) 29% (521) 42% (750)
GERD (acid reflux) (90 votes since 16 Jan 10) 13% (12) 17% (15) 70% (63)
Giving up smoking (1846 votes since 25 Feb 03) 10% (181) 12% (229) 78% (1436)
Glandular Fever (150 votes since 17 Apr 08) 15% (23) 15% (23) 69% (104)
Glandular fever (1630 votes since 10 May 03) 12% (198) 26% (424) 62% (1008)
Glucose syrup (795 votes since 6 Apr 04) 3% (22) 11% (90) 86% (683)
Gluten (752 votes since 18 Aug 04) 7% (54) 14% (103) 79% (595)
gluten (161 votes since 30 Mar 08) 12% (19) 7% (12) 81% (130)
grapefruit (997 votes since 21 Jan 04) 17% (171) 21% (212) 62% (614)
Grapefruit, lime (96 votes since 3 Mar 10) 19% (18) 28% (27) 53% (51)
Guava fruit (161 votes since 11 Mar 08) 6% (9) 11% (18) 83% (134)
Gum shield to prevent teeth grinding (278 votes since 18 Apr 07) 8% (21) 12% (32) 81% (225)
H. Pylori (77 votes since 21 Mar 10) 5% (4) 8% (6) 87% (67)
hand, foot, mouth disease (989 votes since 14 Sep 03) 11% (109) 13% (131) 76% (749)
haribo sweets (113 votes since 2 May 09) 8% (9) 15% (17) 77% (87)
Having a Brace or Dental treatment (1711 votes since 6 Apr 03) 35% (594) 22% (381) 43% (736)
Having Dental Surgery (109 votes since 22 Jul 09) 30% (33) 9% (10) 61% (66)
Hereditary (parents & children suffer) (829 votes since 28 Oct 04) 34% (286) 24% (203) 41% (340)
Herpes (26 votes since 12 Sep 12) 31% (8) 8% (2) 62% (16)
Herpes simplex (1547 votes since 19 Jul 03) 13% (201) 24% (374) 63% (972)
Hi Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) (71 votes since 15 Jun 10) 10% (7) 7% (5) 83% (59)
High Sugar Intake- (88 votes since 14 May 10) 17% (15) 19% (17) 64% (56)
Holiday break from work (924 votes since 27 Dec 03) 5% (47) 12% (110) 83% (767)
Hormonal cycle (2065 votes since 27 Nov 02) 22% (461) 34% (701) 44% (903)
Hormone Replacement Therapy (139 votes since 25 May 08) 7% (10) 5% (7) 88% (122)
hot peppers (742 votes since 9 Dec 04) 9% (67) 19% (138) 72% (537)
HOT WEATHER (173 votes since 26 Mar 08) 5% (8) 9% (15) 87% (150)
HPV Human Papilloma Virus, Oral (27 votes since 8 May 12) 19% (5) 7% (2) 74% (20)
Hunger (low blood sugar?) (1245 votes since 25 Jun 03) 7% (90) 22% (275) 71% (880)
Ibuprofen taken for consecutive days (33 votes since 1 Nov 12) 27% (9) 6% (2) 67% (22)
Ice Pops (795 votes since 14 May 04) 4% (34) 10% (81) 86% (680)
Iced Tea (regular or excessive) (75 votes since 29 Jul 10) 1% (1) 9% (7) 89% (67)
illegal drug use (speed) (1145 votes since 30 Jun 03) 10% (110) 15% (175) 75% (860)
Illegal drugs - magic mushrooms (458 votes since 28 Sep 05) 4% (18) 9% (43) 87% (397)
Immunosupression med after transplant (303 votes since 7 Nov 06) 8% (25) 7% (21) 85% (257)
Indigestion (469 votes since 24 Nov 05) 8% (39) 21% (98) 71% (332)
Intolerance to foods with yeast in (1402 votes since 25 Apr 03) 7% (105) 22% (315) 70% (982)
Iron deficiency (1748 votes since 19 Feb 03) 13% (231) 44% (774) 43% (743)
irregular brushing of teeth? (1314 votes since 27 Jun 03) 19% (244) 31% (407) 50% (663)
Jelly Belly candies (20 votes since 7 Nov 13) 5% (1) 10% (2) 85% (17)
ketchup or mayanaise (908 votes since 5 Mar 04) 11% (97) 16% (142) 74% (669)
Kissing (1084 votes since 4 Nov 03) 7% (75) 18% (192) 75% (817)
Kiwi fruit (1643 votes since 24 Mar 03) 8% (135) 17% (282) 75% (1226)
L-Arginine (21 votes since 28 Jan 13) 5% (1) 5% (1) 90% (19)
L-Lysene Deficiency (514 votes since 3 Sep 05) 9% (46) 24% (125) 67% (343)
L-Term effect of childhood mononucleosis (657 votes since 27 Dec 04) 3% (22) 15% (97) 82% (538)
Lack of exercise (352 votes since 18 Oct 06) 7% (25) 26% (92) 67% (235)
Lack of Health (vitamin defficiency (1398 votes since 11 Jun 03) 35% (491) 34% (481) 30% (426)
Lack of sleep (133 votes since 25 Jan 10) 40% (53) 29% (38) 32% (42)
Lack of sleep (or poor sleep) (3406 votes since 27 Sep 02) 38% (1296) 40% (1351) 22% (759)
Lack Of Veg (712 votes since 10 Feb 05) 13% (92) 29% (205) 58% (415)
Lack of Vitamin B (2156 votes since 14 Nov 02) 18% (384) 50% (1084) 32% (688)
lemonade (118 votes since 20 Aug 09) 14% (16) 23% (27) 64% (75)
Lemons (786 votes since 7 Jan 05) 18% (142) 23% (179) 59% (465)
Lichenoid Reaction ie allergies (73 votes since 27 Apr 10) 12% (9) 5% (4) 82% (60)
Licking / biting lips (149 votes since 10 Jan 09) 36% (54) 15% (23) 48% (72)
Licking envelopes (552 votes since 3 Aug 05) 6% (32) 16% (90) 78% (430)
Licorice (405 votes since 18 Apr 06) 3% (13) 9% (38) 87% (354)
Lip balms (1156 votes since 19 Apr 04) 4% (42) 11% (126) 85% (988)
lip gloss (455 votes since 21 Feb 06) 4% (20) 13% (60) 82% (375)
Lips too dry (763 votes since 15 Dec 04) 12% (88) 25% (193) 63% (482)
lollipops (540 votes since 2 Sep 05) 11% (58) 17% (93) 72% (389)
Losec (Omeprazole) (820 votes since 25 Jan 04) 2% (14) 13% (103) 86% (703)
Losing temper / anger (1061 votes since 1 Nov 03) 13% (137) 25% (262) 62% (662)
Low B12 in blood work (985 votes since 2 Dec 03) 15% (144) 33% (325) 52% (516)
Lupus (1308 votes since 25 Apr 03) 7% (89) 17% (217) 77% (1002)
Malaria profilaxis, Paludrin (793 votes since 22 Feb 04) 3% (20) 11% (86) 87% (687)
Manual teeth brushing (1524 votes since 30 Apr 03) 16% (249) 30% (460) 53% (815)
marmite (1575 votes since 21 Mar 03) 2% (35) 11% (169) 87% (1371)
Meat Of All Kind (681 votes since 10 Feb 05) 3% (18) 9% (61) 88% (602)
Melon (908 votes since 16 Feb 04) 6% (55) 12% (113) 81% (740)
Menopause (833 votes since 10 Feb 04) 5% (38) 15% (123) 81% (672)
menstrual migranes (62 votes since 19 Jun 10) 16% (10) 8% (5) 76% (47)
Mercury tooth fillings (794 votes since 19 May 04) 5% (43) 18% (140) 77% (611)
methotrexate (396 votes since 26 Feb 06) 5% (18) 7% (27) 89% (351)
Milk and dairy products (1076 votes since 22 Jan 06) 5% (55) 16% (172) 79% (849)
mint (191 votes since 9 Feb 08) 6% (12) 8% (16) 85% (163)
mirena iud (188 votes since 28 Oct 07) 4% (7) 4% (7) 93% (174)
modafinal (326 votes since 1 Aug 06) 2% (7) 4% (14) 94% (305)
monosodiumglutamate MSG (952 votes since 23 Oct 03) 5% (46) 19% (180) 76% (726)
Mouth shut and still for many hours (191 votes since 9 Jan 08) 9% (18) 14% (27) 76% (146)
msg (88 votes since 16 Feb 10) 10% (9) 11% (10) 78% (69)
MSG (monosodium glutamate) (778 votes since 1 May 04) 6% (49) 16% (122) 78% (607)
Multiple Sclerosis (159 votes since 8 Jan 08) 5% (8) 5% (8) 90% (143)
naproxen anti inflammatory drug (119 votes since 31 Dec 08) 11% (13) 8% (9) 82% (97)
natural fruit acid (124 votes since 15 Jun 09) 22% (27) 21% (26) 57% (71)
Neurofen/Ibuprofen (228 votes since 11 Oct 07) 11% (26) 7% (16) 82% (186)
Nicorandil (angina drug) (14 votes since 2 Mar 15) 7% (1) 0% (0) 93% (13)
Nicorette (stop smoking gum) (1102 votes since 11 Jul 03) 5% (56) 10% (111) 85% (935)
Nicorette (stop smoking patches) (552 votes since 30 Apr 05) 3% (16) 7% (40) 90% (496)
Not eating enough fruit (616 votes since 29 Jun 05) 12% (73) 33% (201) 56% (342)
Nuts or seeds (1402 votes since 11 May 03) 6% (85) 17% (233) 77% (1084)
OCD (Eating Mouth) (284 votes since 29 Mar 07) 16% (45) 12% (34) 72% (205)
oestrogen levels female (93 votes since 20 Sep 09) 14% (13) 17% (16) 69% (64)
Olives (863 votes since 5 Mar 04) 2% (17) 8% (72) 90% (774)
onions (184 votes since 29 Feb 08) 5% (9) 11% (20) 84% (155)
Onions (1985 votes since 26 Nov 02) 3% (60) 14% (286) 83% (1639)
Oral Lichen Planus (322 votes since 9 Jan 07) 7% (23) 11% (35) 82% (264)
Oral Sex (1642 votes since 15 Apr 03) 11% (174) 19% (304) 71% (1164)
Orange juice (2436 votes since 27 Sep 02) 20% (480) 32% (784) 48% (1172)
Oranges (1169 votes since 26 Oct 03) 21% (244) 24% (278) 55% (647)
Over-exercising (1162 votes since 24 Jul 03) 4% (49) 10% (120) 85% (993)
Overactive immune system (479 votes since 10 Nov 05) 12% (56) 20% (98) 68% (325)
Overactive Salivery Glands (458 votes since 24 Nov 05) 6% (26) 19% (89) 75% (343)
Paracetamol (1103 votes since 31 Jul 03) 3% (28) 13% (142) 85% (933)
parodontological treatment (1049 votes since 25 Jul 03) 7% (75) 17% (178) 76% (796)
Passion Fruit (413 votes since 26 May 06) 6% (25) 15% (60) 79% (328)
Passive smoking (1244 votes since 11 Jun 03) 6% (69) 15% (189) 79% (986)
Peanut butter (294 votes since 11 May 07) 6% (19) 7% (22) 86% (253)
Peanuts (1994 votes since 30 Dec 02) 6% (128) 16% (321) 77% (1545)
pemphigus vulgaris (42 votes since 9 Apr 11) 7% (3) 5% (2) 88% (37)
Pesticide residues on fruit (623 votes since 6 Mar 05) 4% (27) 20% (124) 76% (472)
ph balance in mouth (717 votes since 18 Jan 05) 18% (131) 36% (259) 46% (327)
Physically & mentally exhausted (691 votes since 2 Aug 05) 47% (322) 31% (211) 23% (158)
piercings (354 votes since 1 Aug 06) 7% (25) 10% (36) 83% (293)
Pill jaw (Ecstacy use - ILLEGAL) (488 votes since 9 Aug 05) 8% (39) 9% (43) 83% (406)
Pineapple (2386 votes since 15 Jan 03) 16% (385) 23% (539) 61% (1462)
Pistachio (321 votes since 4 Jan 07) 6% (19) 6% (18) 88% (284)
Pizza (heated cheese) (156 votes since 18 Jul 08) 10% (15) 10% (15) 81% (126)
playing a musical instrument (i.e.flute (755 votes since 31 Aug 04) 6% (44) 11% (86) 83% (625)
plums (1157 votes since 22 Jul 03) 4% (50) 11% (129) 85% (978)
Pollution/fumes (1903 votes since 25 Nov 02) 3% (52) 21% (409) 76% (1442)
Polo Mints (12 votes since 28 Dec 15) 17% (2) 8% (1) 75% (9)
Poor dental/mouth hygiene (1232 votes since 6 Sep 03) 31% (377) 35% (430) 34% (425)
poor oral care, diet, gingivitusk stress (72 votes since 15 Jul 10) 22% (16) 24% (17) 54% (39)
Pop-tarts (379 votes since 13 Jul 06) 3% (13) 10% (39) 86% (327)
Potatoes (they turn to sugar) (22 votes since 14 Jan 14) 9% (2) 0% (0) 91% (20)
Pregnancy (781 votes since 22 Apr 04) 5% (40) 14% (107) 81% (634)
Prelude to another illness (1951 votes since 29 Jan 03) 27% (524) 36% (705) 37% (722)
prescribed drugs (514 votes since 19 Sep 05) 10% (49) 20% (104) 70% (361)
pressure at work (491 votes since 2 Jun 06) 31% (154) 33% (161) 36% (176)
Pure fruit juice (18 votes since 8 Apr 15) 17% (3) 17% (3) 67% (12)
Quinine (Tonic water) (88 votes since 10 Feb 10) 2% (2) 11% (10) 86% (76)
QUITTING SMOKING (47 votes since 15 Jun 11) 13% (6) 6% (3) 81% (38)
Radiotheraphy (462 votes since 1 Oct 05) 7% (31) 12% (54) 82% (377)
raw tomatoes (255 votes since 14 Nov 07) 21% (54) 25% (63) 54% (138)
Raw walnuts (1269 votes since 13 Jun 03) 7% (84) 10% (132) 83% (1053)
Reaction to Antibiotics (1575 votes since 6 Apr 03) 13% (198) 26% (404) 62% (973)
Red 40 food coloring (249 votes since 13 Jun 07) 5% (13) 7% (17) 88% (219)
red meat (916 votes since 28 Jan 04) 2% (22) 9% (86) 88% (808)
Red wine (1985 votes since 25 Nov 02) 5% (104) 19% (387) 75% (1494)
regular alcohol consumption (89 votes since 24 Apr 10) 17% (15) 11% (10) 72% (64)
Regurgitating and/or Vomiting (759 votes since 26 Aug 04) 10% (76) 21% (159) 69% (524)
restless tongue (158 votes since 28 Mar 08) 9% (14) 16% (25) 75% (119)
Rocket herb (19 votes since 16 Oct 13) 5% (1) 0% (0) 95% (18)
Salad Cream (2119 votes since 17 Oct 02) 4% (83) 14% (303) 82% (1733)
Salt (442 votes since 1 Jul 06) 9% (38) 22% (98) 69% (306)
SALT (1384 votes since 5 Jun 03) 9% (118) 26% (356) 66% (910)
Salt And Vinegar Potato chips (138 votes since 19 May 09) 14% (20) 38% (52) 48% (66)
sangria (15 votes since 11 Jul 15) 7% (1) 7% (1) 87% (13)
Seasonal (79 votes since 30 Apr 10) 6% (5) 13% (10) 81% (64)
sensitive skin inside & out? (763 votes since 21 Sep 04) 14% (109) 26% (200) 60% (454)
sesame oil (24 votes since 8 Jan 13) 4% (1) 4% (1) 92% (22)
SHORT BLOOD PRES. ELEVATION , ANGER (700 votes since 28 Nov 04) 10% (73) 19% (134) 70% (493)
sinusitus (190 votes since 22 Jan 08) 9% (17) 17% (32) 74% (141)
Sjogren's Syndrome (18 votes since 17 Apr 13) 11% (2) 0% (0) 89% (16)
skittles (537 votes since 2 Sep 05) 12% (66) 14% (76) 74% (395)
Sleeping with mouth open (2022 votes since 2 Mar 03) 9% (184) 29% (583) 62% (1255)
SLS in toothpastes (41 votes since 11 Jun 12) 32% (13) 24% (10) 44% (18)
Smoking (1429 votes since 25 Apr 03) 10% (149) 18% (259) 71% (1021)
Smoking cigars (435 votes since 8 Dec 05) 8% (33) 9% (40) 83% (362)
Sodium Benzonate (soft/fizzy drinks) (1366 votes since 6 May 03) 8% (108) 21% (287) 71% (971)
Sodium Lauryl/Lauryth Sulfate (560 votes since 26 Aug 05) 16% (92) 20% (114) 63% (354)
sodium valproate (1668 votes since 20 Jan 03) 3% (49) 23% (379) 74% (1240)
Sorbitol -often found in gum, mints etc (1112 votes since 25 Jul 03) 6% (65) 18% (199) 76% (848)
Sour Candy ie Sour Patch Kids (440 votes since 12 Apr 06) 15% (68) 20% (90) 64% (282)
SOY (112 votes since 28 Mar 09) 8% (9) 11% (12) 81% (91)
Soy (containing Wheat) (66 votes since 5 Aug 10) 12% (8) 8% (5) 80% (53)
SOY AND GLUTEN (13 votes since 4 Aug 15) 8% (1) 0% (0) 92% (12)
soy lethecin (471) (538 votes since 14 Jun 05) 3% (17) 11% (57) 86% (464)
soy sauce (1358 votes since 9 May 03) 4% (54) 16% (217) 80% (1087)
Specifically Big Red Cinimmon Gum (404 votes since 11 May 06) 7% (27) 14% (58) 79% (319)
Spicy Foods (Curries) (1646 votes since 19 Apr 03) 12% (200) 23% (373) 65% (1073)
Spicy, hot food (495 votes since 1 Apr 06) 15% (72) 24% (119) 61% (304)
stomach bug (358 votes since 30 Sep 06) 18% (64) 17% (61) 65% (233)
strawberries (1123 votes since 17 Sep 03) 10% (115) 17% (189) 73% (819)
strawberries, nectarines, peaches, kaki (96 votes since 24 May 10) 15% (14) 23% (22) 63% (60)
straws (suction) (371 votes since 24 Jul 06) 4% (14) 7% (27) 89% (330)
Stress (3227 votes since 27 Sep 02) 65% (2084) 26% (840) 9% (303)
Strong coffee (888 votes since 28 Mar 04) 7% (59) 18% (157) 76% (672)
Strong Tea (861 votes since 6 Apr 04) 4% (32) 14% (117) 83% (712)
Sucralose (Splenda) (242 votes since 28 Jul 07) 4% (10) 8% (20) 88% (212)
Sugar and too much sugary food (867 votes since 10 Aug 04) 18% (158) 26% (225) 56% (484)
sugar sweetened cereal (34 votes since 30 Jan 12) 9% (3) 6% (2) 85% (29)
Sulfa antibiotics (196 votes since 21 Oct 07) 9% (18) 5% (9) 86% (169)
sulphides (647 votes since 13 Jan 05) 4% (25) 15% (94) 82% (528)
sunburn to lips (298 votes since 5 Feb 07) 9% (27) 8% (25) 83% (246)
surfactants (26 votes since 30 Jul 12) 12% (3) 8% (2) 81% (21)
suttons disease (1147 votes since 9 Jun 03) 2% (28) 16% (186) 81% (933)
sweeteners (35 votes since 12 Nov 11) 11% (4) 3% (1) 86% (30)
Sweets (2992 votes since 15 Jan 03) 12% (351) 25% (740) 64% (1901)
Systemic Yeast Infection (82 votes since 24 Feb 10) 12% (10) 12% (10) 76% (62)
the pill (340 votes since 27 Aug 06) 7% (23) 12% (42) 81% (275)
Throat infection that moved to mouth (1661 votes since 6 Apr 03) 24% (396) 31% (513) 45% (752)
Tissue Damage in the Mouth before (244 votes since 31 Jan 08) 47% (114) 20% (49) 33% (81)
Tissue drying out during dental work (401 votes since 22 Jun 06) 14% (55) 16% (66) 70% (280)
TMJ/teeth grinding (798 votes since 18 Aug 04) 16% (129) 25% (201) 59% (468)
Tomato Ketchup (1099 votes since 26 Oct 03) 14% (153) 21% (235) 65% (711)
Tomatoes (2279 votes since 8 Nov 02) 18% (404) 27% (609) 56% (1266)
Tongue piercing (95 votes since 1 Aug 09) 9% (9) 8% (8) 82% (78)
tonsilitis (30 votes since 14 Jul 12) 20% (6) 17% (5) 63% (19)
Too much meat (beef, pork, chicken) (117 votes since 17 Apr 09) 3% (3) 8% (9) 90% (105)
too much oral B vitamin (21 votes since 8 Apr 13) 14% (3) 0% (0) 86% (18)
too much rich food (930 votes since 2 Jan 04) 8% (76) 20% (186) 72% (668)
Toothpaste with SLS (2463 votes since 27 Sep 02) 14% (355) 39% (958) 47% (1150)
Tothpaste with Flouride (704 votes since 4 Feb 05) 7% (52) 25% (177) 67% (475)
Ulcerative Colitis (1257 votes since 12 May 03) 8% (97) 23% (293) 69% (867)
use of anti-coagulants (637 votes since 18 Jan 05) 2% (15) 12% (74) 86% (548)
Using a new toothbrush (579 votes since 4 Jul 05) 10% (56) 19% (108) 72% (415)
Vasculitis (342 votes since 14 Jul 06) 5% (16) 8% (26) 88% (300)
vegetarian diet (581 votes since 9 May 05) 3% (19) 10% (60) 86% (502)
Very spicy / hot food with chilli (108 votes since 9 Mar 10) 16% (17) 32% (35) 52% (56)
Vinegar (1187 votes since 24 Jul 03) 8% (95) 24% (281) 68% (811)
Virus (958 votes since 27 Dec 04) 19% (185) 29% (275) 52% (498)
Vitamin B and folic acid deficiency (14 votes since 29 Oct 15) 36% (5) 7% (1) 57% (8)
vitamin b2 deficiency (532 votes since 1 Sep 05) 15% (78) 36% (190) 50% (264)
Vitamin C (98 votes since 10 Nov 09) 13% (13) 9% (9) 78% (76)
Vitamin C deficiency (1532 votes since 27 Dec 03) 16% (239) 42% (649) 42% (644)
Wellbutrin (prescription) (292 votes since 29 Nov 06) 2% (6) 5% (16) 92% (270)
werthers originals (522 votes since 23 Aug 05) 5% (26) 12% (63) 83% (433)
Wheat (74 votes since 24 Jun 10) 11% (8) 8% (6) 81% (60)
Wheat, rye or barley (1688 votes since 22 Feb 03) 5% (78) 16% (265) 80% (1345)
when glands play up (765 votes since 16 Sep 04) 14% (106) 27% (204) 59% (455)
White wine (1396 votes since 12 May 03) 6% (77) 16% (217) 79% (1102)
White wine, should be here but cannot fi (21 votes since 1 Jan 14) 14% (3) 0% (0) 86% (18)
Wine gums (452 votes since 15 Feb 06) 6% (25) 10% (46) 84% (381)
Wisdom teeth / dental problems (1094 votes since 14 Sep 03) 26% (285) 24% (263) 50% (546)
worry (70 votes since 10 Feb 11) 43% (30) 29% (20) 29% (20)
Worry over forthcoming event (485 votes since 11 May 06) 36% (175) 30% (144) 34% (166)
Worrying about money (392 votes since 22 Sep 06) 28% (111) 28% (111) 43% (170)
worrying over phobia/getting worked up (425 votes since 5 Aug 06) 28% (119) 29% (125) 43% (181)
Xanthan Gum (19 votes since 6 Mar 14) 11% (2) 0% (0) 89% (17)
Yeast infection candida (1367 votes since 3 May 03) 10% (132) 22% (299) 68% (936)
yoghurt (652 votes since 3 May 05) 3% (18) 12% (76) 86% (558)
Zinc deficiency (2017 votes since 14 Nov 02) 13% (259) 51% (1025) 36% (733)