What Causes Mouth Ulcers?

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

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