What Causes Mouth Ulcers?

Public survey, 278414 votes for 396 causes since October 2002.

396 Causes, votes, since.
Currently sorted alphabetically in ascending order
Causes them Exacerbates No effect
A virus..fatigue first.. swollen gland (22 votes since 5 Apr 13) 23% (5) 14% (3) 64% (14)
abrasions from dental hygienist (19 votes since 8 Apr 13) 47% (9) 21% (4) 32% (6)
Abrasions, cuts or bites to mouth or tongue (10836 votes since 19 Nov 02) 41% (4487) 23% (2450) 36% (3899)
Acid build up - need more protein intake (398 votes since 28 Apr 06) 12% (47) 20% (79) 68% (272)
acidic body ph: from sugar,dairy,wheat (19 votes since 1 Nov 12) 11% (2) 5% (1) 84% (16)
Acidic foods & drinks (2554 votes since 23 Feb 03) 26% (670) 32% (813) 42% (1071)
acidity in stomach (29 votes since 3 Apr 12) 10% (3) 24% (7) 66% (19)
Advil (423 votes since 3 Mar 06) 4% (16) 9% (40) 87% (367)
After / During Suffering Sore Throat (126 votes since 16 Apr 09) 25% (32) 20% (25) 55% (69)
After a cold (1986 votes since 26 Jan 03) 24% (477) 37% (740) 39% (769)
after an attack of Raynaud's Phenomenon (47 votes since 23 Oct 10) 4% (2) 9% (4) 87% (41)
After finals or midterms (895 votes since 26 Jan 04) 13% (118) 22% (195) 65% (582)
After period (females) hormonal change (756 votes since 9 Nov 04) 20% (154) 27% (201) 53% (401)
After surgery (690 votes since 30 Nov 04) 10% (66) 17% (119) 73% (505)
air conditioning (683 votes since 30 Jan 05) 3% (21) 16% (112) 81% (550)
airplane travel (517 votes since 27 Aug 05) 6% (29) 10% (52) 84% (436)
Allergic reaction (102 votes since 3 Jul 09) 26% (27) 13% (13) 61% (62)
Allergies (422 votes since 16 May 06) 22% (93) 22% (94) 56% (235)
Allergy to any fruit (54 votes since 23 Nov 10) 28% (15) 11% (6) 61% (33)
Almonds definitely inc extract in cakes (90 votes since 20 Nov 09) 8% (7) 6% (5) 87% (78)
Alpha-linolenic acid (778 votes since 4 Mar 04) 4% (28) 15% (113) 82% (637)
Already having ulcers (i.e Multiplying) (477 votes since 22 Sep 06) 51% (245) 28% (132) 21% (100)
Aluminium (1728 votes since 15 Jul 03) 3% (55) 14% (250) 82% (1423)
amalgam dental fillings (15 votes since 17 Jan 14) 7% (1) 0% (0) 93% (14)
Amlodipine tablets (97 votes since 20 May 09) 4% (4) 7% (7) 89% (86)
Anaemia/low levels of stored iron (596 votes since 25 May 05) 14% (86) 31% (185) 55% (325)
Anti Snoring Spray (275 votes since 28 Dec 06) 2% (5) 4% (10) 95% (260)
anti-inflammatory drugs (1806 votes since 27 Jan 03) 7% (127) 22% (405) 71% (1274)
Antibiotics from Cancer surgery (922 votes since 18 Oct 03) 6% (52) 13% (116) 82% (754)
Antiobiotics (general) (79 votes since 15 Apr 10) 18% (14) 9% (7) 73% (58)
Anxiety (1347 votes since 11 Sep 03) 43% (579) 33% (449) 24% (319)
any flavoured spicy coated crisps. (40 votes since 21 Sep 11) 25% (10) 10% (4) 65% (26)
Any toothpaste with whitening in it (28 votes since 21 Mar 12) 11% (3) 18% (5) 71% (20)
Anything fermented (66 votes since 3 Jun 10) 8% (5) 14% (9) 79% (52)
Anything w/ the food dye: Yellow #6 (275 votes since 30 Mar 07) 4% (11) 8% (23) 88% (241)
Apples (1307 votes since 13 Jun 03) 7% (88) 14% (177) 80% (1042)
Artificial flavors colors & preservative (568 votes since 14 Jun 05) 6% (34) 19% (107) 75% (427)
Aspartame (846 votes since 10 Feb 04) 4% (37) 16% (133) 80% (676)
Asthma inhalers (932 votes since 8 Feb 04) 5% (46) 13% (123) 82% (763)
auto-immune disease (hypothyroid) (676 votes since 18 Jan 05) 13% (88) 19% (129) 68% (459)
Auto-immune diseases (95 votes since 12 Feb 10) 36% (34) 9% (9) 55% (52)
avocado (728 votes since 12 Nov 04) 2% (16) 7% (51) 91% (661)
Bacteria (2274 votes since 23 Nov 02) 29% (666) 44% (995) 27% (613)
balsamic vinegar (122 votes since 10 Jun 09) 7% (9) 34% (41) 59% (72)
Bananas (1646 votes since 28 Mar 03) 5% (88) 13% (219) 81% (1339)
Beer (1009 votes since 27 Nov 03) 5% (55) 12% (121) 83% (833)
BEFORE a cold/sore throat (228 votes since 25 Nov 07) 33% (75) 21% (49) 46% (104)
Before period (females) hormonal change (1067 votes since 30 Oct 03) 22% (239) 26% (275) 52% (553)
Behcets Disease (1481 votes since 12 Mar 03) 4% (64) 19% (278) 77% (1139)
behcets syndrome (79 votes since 29 Jan 10) 18% (14) 3% (2) 80% (63)
Being intensely upset for short time (411 votes since 11 Sep 06) 32% (132) 24% (98) 44% (181)
benzoates (575 votes since 8 Apr 05) 4% (25) 14% (81) 82% (469)
Birth Control Pills (1177 votes since 13 Sep 03) 5% (56) 19% (224) 76% (897)
Biscuits and bread etc (1253 votes since 20 Jun 03) 5% (65) 13% (169) 81% (1019)
Biting nails (94 votes since 9 Jan 10) 13% (12) 14% (13) 73% (69)
Biting of inside of mouth and lip (225 votes since 5 Apr 09) 70% (158) 12% (28) 17% (39)
Blackcurrent (845 votes since 9 Mar 04) 3% (29) 11% (94) 85% (722)
blackcurrent liquorice boiled sweets (158 votes since 23 Mar 08) 8% (12) 11% (18) 81% (128)
Blue cheese (171 votes since 9 Feb 08) 4% (7) 6% (10) 90% (154)
Braces (963 votes since 31 Mar 05) 28% (273) 17% (161) 55% (529)
Bread (and other yeasty foods) (356 votes since 30 Oct 06) 8% (28) 15% (52) 78% (276)
Bulimia (46 votes since 17 Nov 10) 13% (6) 9% (4) 78% (36)
Burns or scalds to mouth (1888 votes since 24 Jan 06) 28% (530) 26% (494) 46% (864)
Calcium deficiency (1224 votes since 30 May 03) 4% (43) 26% (324) 70% (857)
cancer (520 votes since 5 Jun 05) 9% (45) 15% (77) 77% (398)
Cancer Treatment - Chemotherapy (592 votes since 28 Mar 05) 11% (66) 13% (76) 76% (450)
candida (11 votes since 24 Mar 15) 18% (2) 0% (0) 82% (9)
cannabis use (illegal) (509 votes since 6 Aug 05) 5% (26) 9% (45) 86% (438)
Catching them from someone else (687 votes since 14 Jun 05) 10% (72) 12% (82) 78% (533)
Celiac disease (1198 votes since 16 Jul 03) 6% (74) 17% (201) 77% (923)
Cerebral Palsy - muscular tension (436 votes since 2 Nov 05) 3% (11) 11% (46) 87% (379)
certain strong cheddar cheeses (527 votes since 18 Sep 05) 5% (28) 16% (82) 79% (417)
CGD Carrier (17 votes since 5 Dec 12) 6% (1) 6% (1) 88% (15)
Champagne (986 votes since 20 Nov 03) 4% (40) 10% (103) 85% (843)
Change in Altitude (lower oxygen) (241 votes since 6 Jul 07) 5% (13) 4% (9) 91% (219)
cheese (77 votes since 27 May 10) 5% (4) 10% (8) 84% (65)
Cheese (153 votes since 18 Jul 08) 7% (11) 7% (11) 86% (131)
cherries (106 votes since 12 Aug 09) 8% (8) 12% (13) 80% (85)
Chewing gum (2008 votes since 6 Jan 03) 9% (183) 18% (365) 73% (1460)
Chewing of tobacco i.e. Gutkha etc, etc (13 votes since 3 Oct 13) 0% (0) 0% (0) 100% (13)
chewing tongue (377 votes since 28 Nov 06) 31% (118) 19% (70) 50% (189)
chilli peppers (106 votes since 3 Nov 09) 11% (12) 27% (29) 61% (65)
Chlorine (pool water) (74 votes since 20 May 10) 7% (5) 7% (5) 86% (64)
Chocolate (3972 votes since 30 Dec 02) 12% (495) 22% (878) 65% (2599)
chocolate (172 votes since 4 Aug 08) 16% (27) 24% (41) 60% (104)
Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME (1333 votes since 10 May 03) 15% (202) 28% (370) 57% (761)
Cinnamon (818 votes since 12 Aug 04) 5% (42) 12% (95) 83% (681)
cinnamon gum (49 votes since 25 Mar 11) 10% (5) 18% (9) 71% (35)
Cinnamon, Sodium Bernzoate,Benzoic Acid (47 votes since 11 Mar 11) 15% (7) 11% (5) 74% (35)
Citric acid (1905 votes since 4 Mar 03) 22% (425) 27% (517) 51% (963)
Citrus Fruits (144 votes since 19 Jun 09) 26% (37) 33% (47) 42% (60)
Class A drug use - Cocaine (1070 votes since 22 Jul 03) 8% (84) 13% (142) 79% (844)
Codiene (141 votes since 4 Jul 08) 4% (6) 8% (11) 88% (124)
coeliac disease (130 votes since 21 Jul 08) 13% (17) 5% (6) 82% (107)
Coke - not just any fizzy drink (1378 votes since 25 May 03) 9% (126) 20% (270) 71% (982)
Concentrated drinks (squash!) its true! (336 votes since 12 Nov 06) 10% (33) 14% (47) 76% (256)
constipation (30 votes since 12 Nov 11) 10% (3) 3% (1) 87% (26)
Constipation or Bowl irregularities (51 votes since 3 Nov 10) 12% (6) 12% (6) 76% (39)
cox-2 antiinflammatories (121 votes since 23 Sep 08) 7% (9) 4% (5) 88% (107)
crisps/chips (especially with 622 flavor (190 votes since 11 Mar 08) 18% (34) 21% (39) 62% (117)
Crohn’s Disease (1613 votes since 14 Feb 03) 6% (103) 24% (384) 70% (1126)
cutting gums with toothbrush (226 votes since 4 Jan 08) 38% (86) 21% (47) 41% (93)
Dairy products - high amine only (41 votes since 15 Jun 11) 7% (3) 7% (3) 85% (35)
Dehydration (1259 votes since 3 Jul 03) 14% (175) 31% (395) 55% (689)
Dental Desensitizer (354 votes since 14 Jul 06) 5% (16) 9% (33) 86% (305)
dentist (294 votes since 30 Apr 07) 16% (48) 17% (49) 67% (197)
dentist- local anaesthetic (puncture) (137 votes since 8 Sep 08) 18% (24) 12% (17) 70% (96)
Depression (1256 votes since 19 Aug 03) 27% (342) 38% (478) 35% (436)
Dermatitis herpetiformis/coeliac disease (17 votes since 25 Mar 13) 18% (3) 0% (0) 82% (14)
Detergent (left on plates/cutlery etc) (2060 votes since 23 Oct 02) 3% (59) 19% (391) 78% (1610)
diabetes (927 votes since 4 Nov 03) 5% (45) 16% (147) 79% (735)
Diabetes medications (36 votes since 2 Jun 11) 3% (1) 11% (4) 86% (31)
Diaretics (Caffiene, Alcohol, Heat!) (1652 votes since 25 Mar 03) 8% (140) 27% (454) 64% (1058)
diet ( lacking in fruit and vegetaBles (26 votes since 16 Mar 13) 19% (5) 15% (4) 65% (17)
Digestiive disorder (intestinal) (2299 votes since 14 Apr 03) 9% (214) 25% (572) 66% (1513)
Dirty fingers in mouth (1402 votes since 11 May 04) 13% (179) 26% (364) 61% (859)
dr. pepper (394 votes since 2 Jul 06) 7% (28) 9% (37) 84% (329)
dried fruits (as in fruit cake) (691 votes since 13 Jan 05) 5% (38) 9% (64) 85% (589)
Drop In Immune System (1690 votes since 20 Apr 03) 48% (818) 34% (572) 18% (300)
Dry Mouth (605 votes since 15 Jun 05) 15% (91) 25% (153) 60% (361)
Dry mouth due to prescribed medications (70 votes since 22 Jul 10) 23% (16) 13% (9) 64% (45)
During a cold or flu (1394 votes since 30 Jun 03) 35% (485) 32% (448) 33% (461)
during pill sugar strip (during period) (144 votes since 2 Apr 08) 6% (9) 6% (9) 88% (126)
Ear Infection (42 votes since 11 Jun 11) 10% (4) 10% (4) 81% (34)
ear infections/antibiotics (39 votes since 26 Jun 11) 15% (6) 13% (5) 72% (28)
Eggs (1933 votes since 11 Jan 03) 2% (34) 8% (151) 90% (1748)
electronic cigarettes (14 votes since 7 May 13) 7% (1) 7% (1) 86% (12)
excessive alcohol consumption (157 votes since 21 Jul 08) 17% (27) 15% (23) 68% (107)
excessive dieting (682 votes since 23 Dec 04) 6% (41) 17% (113) 77% (528)
Excessive Vitamin C (391 votes since 13 Jun 06) 9% (35) 16% (64) 75% (292)
Fatty foods (2000 votes since 26 Mar 03) 5% (92) 19% (370) 77% (1538)
feeling mentally and physically low (635 votes since 24 Aug 05) 42% (268) 29% (181) 29% (186)
fever (610 votes since 7 May 05) 13% (81) 23% (141) 64% (388)
Fizzy drinks (2118 votes since 26 Jan 03) 8% (163) 23% (485) 69% (1470)
Fizzy Sherbert (alone or coating sweets) (463 votes since 6 Jan 06) 11% (53) 15% (71) 73% (339)
Folic Acid deficiency (1720 votes since 14 Feb 03) 9% (149) 40% (685) 52% (886)
following dentl surgery (321 votes since 6 Jan 07) 18% (59) 12% (40) 69% (222)
Food Allergy (1172 votes since 5 Aug 03) 20% (238) 27% (318) 53% (616)
FRUITY BROWN SAUCE (190 votes since 3 Jan 08) 9% (17) 11% (21) 80% (152)
Full mouth dentures (1190 votes since 17 Jun 03) 13% (157) 18% (218) 68% (815)
Fungal Cause (992 votes since 10 Oct 03) 9% (92) 23% (225) 68% (675)
Garlic (464 votes since 15 Mar 06) 2% (11) 12% (56) 86% (397)
Gastric reflux (1093 votes since 25 Jun 04) 15% (168) 25% (272) 60% (653)
General anaesthetic (652 votes since 18 Jan 05) 5% (34) 13% (84) 82% (534)
Generally run down (2261 votes since 9 Feb 03) 62% (1401) 25% (565) 13% (295)
Genetic pre-disposition (1778 votes since 23 Feb 03) 29% (508) 29% (521) 42% (749)
GERD (acid reflux) (86 votes since 16 Jan 10) 14% (12) 17% (15) 69% (59)
Giving up smoking (1841 votes since 25 Feb 03) 10% (181) 12% (229) 78% (1431)
Glandular Fever (146 votes since 17 Apr 08) 16% (23) 15% (22) 69% (101)
Glandular fever (1625 votes since 10 May 03) 12% (198) 26% (422) 62% (1005)
Glucose syrup (791 votes since 6 Apr 04) 3% (22) 11% (90) 86% (679)
Gluten (747 votes since 18 Aug 04) 7% (54) 14% (103) 79% (590)
gluten (156 votes since 30 Mar 08) 12% (19) 8% (12) 80% (125)
grapefruit (991 votes since 21 Jan 04) 17% (170) 21% (210) 62% (611)
Grapefruit, lime (91 votes since 3 Mar 10) 19% (17) 29% (26) 53% (48)
Guava fruit (157 votes since 11 Mar 08) 6% (9) 11% (18) 83% (130)
Gum shield to prevent teeth grinding (274 votes since 18 Apr 07) 8% (21) 12% (32) 81% (221)
H. Pylori (73 votes since 21 Mar 10) 5% (4) 7% (5) 88% (64)
hand, foot, mouth disease (984 votes since 14 Sep 03) 11% (109) 13% (130) 76% (745)
haribo sweets (109 votes since 2 May 09) 8% (9) 15% (16) 77% (84)
Having a Brace or Dental treatment (1703 votes since 6 Apr 03) 35% (591) 22% (378) 43% (734)
Having Dental Surgery (104 votes since 22 Jul 09) 31% (32) 10% (10) 60% (62)
Hereditary (parents & children suffer) (823 votes since 28 Oct 04) 34% (282) 25% (203) 41% (338)
Herpes (22 votes since 12 Sep 12) 32% (7) 9% (2) 59% (13)
Herpes simplex (1542 votes since 19 Jul 03) 13% (200) 24% (374) 63% (968)
Hi Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) (67 votes since 15 Jun 10) 10% (7) 7% (5) 82% (55)
High Sugar Intake- (84 votes since 14 May 10) 18% (15) 20% (17) 62% (52)
Holiday break from work (918 votes since 27 Dec 03) 5% (47) 12% (110) 83% (761)
Hormonal cycle (2057 votes since 27 Nov 02) 22% (459) 34% (701) 44% (897)
Hormone Replacement Therapy (135 votes since 25 May 08) 7% (10) 5% (7) 87% (118)
hot peppers (737 votes since 9 Dec 04) 9% (67) 19% (137) 72% (533)
HOT WEATHER (168 votes since 26 Mar 08) 5% (8) 9% (15) 86% (145)
HPV Human Papilloma Virus, Oral (24 votes since 8 May 12) 17% (4) 8% (2) 75% (18)
Hunger (low blood sugar?) (1239 votes since 25 Jun 03) 7% (90) 22% (275) 71% (874)
Ibuprofen taken for consecutive days (29 votes since 1 Nov 12) 31% (9) 7% (2) 62% (18)
Ice Pops (791 votes since 14 May 04) 4% (34) 10% (81) 85% (676)
Iced Tea (regular or excessive) (71 votes since 29 Jul 10) 1% (1) 10% (7) 89% (63)
illegal drug use (speed) (1140 votes since 30 Jun 03) 10% (109) 15% (174) 75% (857)
Illegal drugs - magic mushrooms (454 votes since 28 Sep 05) 4% (18) 9% (43) 87% (393)
Immunosupression med after transplant (299 votes since 7 Nov 06) 8% (25) 7% (21) 85% (253)
Indigestion (465 votes since 24 Nov 05) 8% (39) 21% (98) 71% (328)
Intolerance to foods with yeast in (1397 votes since 25 Apr 03) 7% (104) 23% (315) 70% (978)
Iron deficiency (1743 votes since 19 Feb 03) 13% (231) 44% (774) 42% (738)
irregular brushing of teeth? (1307 votes since 27 Jun 03) 19% (242) 31% (407) 50% (658)
Jelly Belly candies (16 votes since 7 Nov 13) 6% (1) 13% (2) 81% (13)
ketchup or mayanaise (903 votes since 5 Mar 04) 11% (97) 16% (142) 74% (664)
Kissing (1079 votes since 4 Nov 03) 7% (74) 18% (192) 75% (813)
Kiwi fruit (1638 votes since 24 Mar 03) 8% (135) 17% (282) 75% (1221)
L-Arginine (17 votes since 28 Jan 13) 6% (1) 6% (1) 88% (15)
L-Lysene Deficiency (509 votes since 3 Sep 05) 9% (46) 25% (125) 66% (338)
L-Term effect of childhood mononucleosis (653 votes since 27 Dec 04) 3% (22) 15% (97) 82% (534)
Lack of exercise (347 votes since 18 Oct 06) 7% (25) 27% (92) 66% (230)
Lack of Health (vitamin defficiency (1393 votes since 11 Jun 03) 35% (491) 34% (480) 30% (422)
Lack of sleep (128 votes since 25 Jan 10) 41% (52) 29% (37) 30% (39)
Lack of sleep (or poor sleep) (3388 votes since 27 Sep 02) 38% (1291) 40% (1342) 22% (755)
Lack Of Veg (707 votes since 10 Feb 05) 13% (92) 29% (205) 58% (410)
Lack of Vitamin B (2147 votes since 14 Nov 02) 18% (383) 50% (1083) 32% (681)
lemonade (112 votes since 20 Aug 09) 13% (15) 24% (27) 63% (70)
Lemons (780 votes since 7 Jan 05) 18% (141) 23% (179) 59% (460)
Lichenoid Reaction ie allergies (69 votes since 27 Apr 10) 13% (9) 6% (4) 81% (56)
Licking / biting lips (143 votes since 10 Jan 09) 36% (52) 15% (22) 48% (69)
Licking envelopes (548 votes since 3 Aug 05) 6% (32) 16% (89) 78% (427)
Licorice (401 votes since 18 Apr 06) 3% (13) 9% (37) 88% (351)
Lip balms (1152 votes since 19 Apr 04) 4% (42) 11% (126) 85% (984)
lip gloss (451 votes since 21 Feb 06) 4% (20) 13% (60) 82% (371)
Lips too dry (759 votes since 15 Dec 04) 12% (88) 25% (193) 63% (478)
lollipops (536 votes since 2 Sep 05) 11% (58) 17% (92) 72% (386)
Losec (Omeprazole) (814 votes since 25 Jan 04) 2% (14) 13% (103) 86% (697)
Losing temper / anger (1056 votes since 1 Nov 03) 13% (137) 25% (262) 62% (657)
Low B12 in blood work (980 votes since 2 Dec 03) 15% (144) 33% (325) 52% (511)
Lupus (1303 votes since 25 Apr 03) 7% (89) 17% (217) 77% (997)
Malaria profilaxis, Paludrin (789 votes since 22 Feb 04) 3% (20) 11% (86) 87% (683)
Manual teeth brushing (1517 votes since 30 Apr 03) 16% (248) 30% (457) 54% (812)
marmite (1570 votes since 21 Mar 03) 2% (35) 11% (169) 87% (1366)
Meat Of All Kind (676 votes since 10 Feb 05) 3% (18) 9% (61) 88% (597)
Melon (903 votes since 16 Feb 04) 6% (55) 13% (113) 81% (735)
Menopause (829 votes since 10 Feb 04) 5% (38) 15% (123) 81% (668)
menstrual migranes (58 votes since 19 Jun 10) 17% (10) 9% (5) 74% (43)
Mercury tooth fillings (790 votes since 19 May 04) 5% (43) 18% (140) 77% (607)
methotrexate (392 votes since 26 Feb 06) 5% (18) 7% (27) 89% (347)
Milk and dairy products (1070 votes since 22 Jan 06) 5% (54) 16% (172) 79% (844)
mint (186 votes since 9 Feb 08) 6% (12) 9% (16) 85% (158)
mirena iud (184 votes since 28 Oct 07) 4% (7) 4% (7) 92% (170)
modafinal (322 votes since 1 Aug 06) 2% (7) 4% (14) 93% (301)
monosodiumglutamate MSG (946 votes since 23 Oct 03) 5% (45) 19% (180) 76% (721)
Mouth shut and still for many hours (187 votes since 9 Jan 08) 10% (18) 14% (27) 76% (142)
msg (84 votes since 16 Feb 10) 11% (9) 12% (10) 77% (65)
MSG (monosodium glutamate) (773 votes since 1 May 04) 6% (49) 16% (121) 78% (603)
Multiple Sclerosis (155 votes since 8 Jan 08) 5% (8) 5% (8) 90% (139)
naproxen anti inflammatory drug (115 votes since 31 Dec 08) 11% (13) 8% (9) 81% (93)
natural fruit acid (118 votes since 15 Jun 09) 21% (25) 22% (26) 57% (67)
Neurofen/Ibuprofen (224 votes since 11 Oct 07) 12% (26) 7% (16) 81% (182)
Nicorandil (angina drug) (10 votes since 2 Mar 15) 10% (1) 0% (0) 90% (9)
Nicorette (stop smoking gum) (1097 votes since 11 Jul 03) 5% (56) 10% (111) 85% (930)
Nicorette (stop smoking patches) (548 votes since 30 Apr 05) 3% (16) 7% (40) 90% (492)
Not eating enough fruit (611 votes since 29 Jun 05) 12% (73) 33% (201) 55% (337)
Nuts or seeds (1396 votes since 11 May 03) 6% (85) 17% (232) 77% (1079)
OCD (Eating Mouth) (280 votes since 29 Mar 07) 16% (45) 12% (34) 72% (201)
oestrogen levels female (89 votes since 20 Sep 09) 15% (13) 18% (16) 67% (60)
Olives (858 votes since 5 Mar 04) 2% (17) 8% (72) 90% (769)
onions (179 votes since 29 Feb 08) 5% (9) 11% (20) 84% (150)
Onions (1978 votes since 26 Nov 02) 3% (60) 14% (286) 83% (1632)
Oral Lichen Planus (318 votes since 9 Jan 07) 7% (23) 11% (35) 82% (260)
Oral Sex (1636 votes since 15 Apr 03) 11% (172) 19% (304) 71% (1160)
Orange juice (2424 votes since 27 Sep 02) 20% (477) 32% (781) 48% (1166)
Oranges (1163 votes since 26 Oct 03) 21% (244) 24% (277) 55% (642)
Over-exercising (1157 votes since 24 Jul 03) 4% (49) 10% (120) 85% (988)
Overactive immune system (475 votes since 10 Nov 05) 12% (55) 21% (98) 68% (322)
Overactive Salivery Glands (454 votes since 24 Nov 05) 6% (26) 20% (89) 75% (339)
Paracetamol (1097 votes since 31 Jul 03) 3% (28) 13% (142) 85% (927)
parodontological treatment (1044 votes since 25 Jul 03) 7% (75) 17% (177) 76% (792)
Passion Fruit (409 votes since 26 May 06) 6% (25) 15% (60) 79% (324)
Passive smoking (1239 votes since 11 Jun 03) 5% (68) 15% (189) 79% (982)
Peanut butter (290 votes since 11 May 07) 7% (19) 8% (22) 86% (249)
Peanuts (1986 votes since 30 Dec 02) 6% (128) 16% (319) 77% (1539)
pemphigus vulgaris (38 votes since 9 Apr 11) 8% (3) 5% (2) 87% (33)
Pesticide residues on fruit (619 votes since 6 Mar 05) 4% (27) 20% (124) 76% (468)
ph balance in mouth (714 votes since 18 Jan 05) 18% (131) 36% (259) 45% (324)
Physically & mentally exhausted (687 votes since 2 Aug 05) 47% (321) 31% (211) 23% (155)
piercings (350 votes since 1 Aug 06) 7% (25) 10% (36) 83% (289)
Pill jaw (Ecstacy use - ILLEGAL) (484 votes since 9 Aug 05) 8% (39) 9% (43) 83% (402)
Pineapple (2377 votes since 15 Jan 03) 16% (382) 23% (538) 61% (1457)
Pistachio (317 votes since 4 Jan 07) 6% (19) 6% (18) 88% (280)
Pizza (heated cheese) (151 votes since 18 Jul 08) 10% (15) 9% (14) 81% (122)
playing a musical instrument (i.e.flute (751 votes since 31 Aug 04) 6% (44) 11% (86) 83% (621)
plums (1151 votes since 22 Jul 03) 4% (49) 11% (129) 85% (973)
Pollution/fumes (1897 votes since 25 Nov 02) 3% (52) 22% (409) 76% (1436)
Poor dental/mouth hygiene (1223 votes since 6 Sep 03) 31% (375) 35% (426) 35% (422)
poor oral care, diet, gingivitusk stress (67 votes since 15 Jul 10) 21% (14) 24% (16) 55% (37)
Pop-tarts (375 votes since 13 Jul 06) 3% (13) 10% (38) 86% (324)
Potatoes (they turn to sugar) (18 votes since 14 Jan 14) 11% (2) 0% (0) 89% (16)
Pregnancy (777 votes since 22 Apr 04) 5% (40) 14% (107) 81% (630)
Prelude to another illness (1945 votes since 29 Jan 03) 27% (521) 36% (705) 37% (719)
prescribed drugs (510 votes since 19 Sep 05) 10% (49) 20% (104) 70% (357)
pressure at work (487 votes since 2 Jun 06) 31% (153) 33% (160) 36% (174)
Pure fruit juice (13 votes since 8 Apr 15) 15% (2) 23% (3) 62% (8)
Quinine (Tonic water) (84 votes since 10 Feb 10) 2% (2) 12% (10) 86% (72)
QUITTING SMOKING (43 votes since 15 Jun 11) 14% (6) 7% (3) 79% (34)
Radiotheraphy (458 votes since 1 Oct 05) 7% (31) 12% (54) 81% (373)
raw tomatoes (251 votes since 14 Nov 07) 22% (54) 25% (63) 53% (134)
Raw walnuts (1264 votes since 13 Jun 03) 7% (84) 10% (132) 83% (1048)
Reaction to Antibiotics (1570 votes since 6 Apr 03) 13% (198) 26% (403) 62% (969)
Red 40 food coloring (245 votes since 13 Jun 07) 5% (13) 7% (17) 88% (215)
red meat (911 votes since 28 Jan 04) 2% (22) 9% (86) 88% (803)
Red wine (1979 votes since 25 Nov 02) 5% (104) 20% (387) 75% (1488)
regular alcohol consumption (85 votes since 24 Apr 10) 18% (15) 12% (10) 71% (60)
Regurgitating and/or Vomiting (754 votes since 26 Aug 04) 10% (76) 21% (159) 69% (519)
restless tongue (154 votes since 28 Mar 08) 9% (14) 16% (25) 75% (115)
Rocket herb (15 votes since 16 Oct 13) 7% (1) 0% (0) 93% (14)
Salad Cream (2110 votes since 17 Oct 02) 4% (83) 14% (303) 82% (1724)
Salt (437 votes since 1 Jul 06) 9% (38) 22% (98) 69% (301)
SALT (1379 votes since 5 Jun 03) 9% (118) 26% (355) 66% (906)
Salt And Vinegar Potato chips (133 votes since 19 May 09) 15% (20) 37% (49) 48% (64)
sangria (11 votes since 11 Jul 15) 9% (1) 9% (1) 82% (9)
Seasonal (75 votes since 30 Apr 10) 7% (5) 13% (10) 80% (60)
sensitive skin inside & out? (759 votes since 21 Sep 04) 14% (108) 26% (200) 59% (451)
sesame oil (20 votes since 8 Jan 13) 5% (1) 5% (1) 90% (18)
SHORT BLOOD PRES. ELEVATION , ANGER (696 votes since 28 Nov 04) 10% (73) 19% (134) 70% (489)
sinusitus (185 votes since 22 Jan 08) 9% (17) 17% (31) 74% (137)
Sjogren's Syndrome (14 votes since 17 Apr 13) 14% (2) 0% (0) 86% (12)
skittles (533 votes since 2 Sep 05) 12% (65) 14% (76) 74% (392)
Sleeping with mouth open (2017 votes since 2 Mar 03) 9% (184) 29% (582) 62% (1251)
SLS in toothpastes (35 votes since 11 Jun 12) 34% (12) 26% (9) 40% (14)
Smoking (1423 votes since 25 Apr 03) 10% (148) 18% (259) 71% (1016)
Smoking cigars (431 votes since 8 Dec 05) 8% (33) 9% (40) 83% (358)
Sodium Benzonate (soft/fizzy drinks) (1361 votes since 6 May 03) 8% (108) 21% (287) 71% (966)
Sodium Lauryl/Lauryth Sulfate (554 votes since 26 Aug 05) 16% (90) 20% (113) 63% (351)
sodium valproate (1663 votes since 20 Jan 03) 3% (49) 23% (379) 74% (1235)
Sorbitol -often found in gum, mints etc (1107 votes since 25 Jul 03) 6% (65) 18% (199) 76% (843)
Sour Candy ie Sour Patch Kids (436 votes since 12 Apr 06) 16% (68) 20% (89) 64% (279)
SOY (108 votes since 28 Mar 09) 8% (9) 11% (12) 81% (87)
Soy (containing Wheat) (62 votes since 5 Aug 10) 13% (8) 8% (5) 79% (49)
soy lethecin (471) (534 votes since 14 Jun 05) 3% (17) 11% (57) 86% (460)
soy sauce (1353 votes since 9 May 03) 4% (54) 16% (217) 80% (1082)
Specifically Big Red Cinimmon Gum (400 votes since 11 May 06) 7% (27) 15% (58) 79% (315)
Spicy Foods (Curries) (1640 votes since 19 Apr 03) 12% (200) 23% (372) 65% (1068)
Spicy, hot food (490 votes since 1 Apr 06) 15% (72) 24% (117) 61% (301)
stomach bug (354 votes since 30 Sep 06) 18% (64) 17% (61) 65% (229)
strawberries (1117 votes since 17 Sep 03) 10% (115) 17% (188) 73% (814)
strawberries, nectarines, peaches, kaki (91 votes since 24 May 10) 14% (13) 24% (22) 62% (56)
straws (suction) (366 votes since 24 Jul 06) 4% (14) 7% (26) 89% (326)
Stress (3206 votes since 27 Sep 02) 65% (2071) 26% (834) 9% (301)
Strong coffee (882 votes since 28 Mar 04) 7% (58) 18% (157) 76% (667)
Strong Tea (856 votes since 6 Apr 04) 4% (32) 14% (117) 83% (707)
Sucralose (Splenda) (238 votes since 28 Jul 07) 4% (10) 8% (20) 87% (208)
Sugar and too much sugary food (861 votes since 10 Aug 04) 18% (157) 26% (224) 56% (480)
sugar sweetened cereal (30 votes since 30 Jan 12) 10% (3) 7% (2) 83% (25)
Sulfa antibiotics (192 votes since 21 Oct 07) 9% (18) 5% (9) 86% (165)
sulphides (643 votes since 13 Jan 05) 4% (24) 15% (94) 82% (525)
sunburn to lips (294 votes since 5 Feb 07) 9% (27) 8% (24) 83% (243)
surfactants (22 votes since 30 Jul 12) 14% (3) 9% (2) 77% (17)
suttons disease (1141 votes since 9 Jun 03) 2% (27) 16% (186) 81% (928)
sweeteners (31 votes since 12 Nov 11) 13% (4) 3% (1) 84% (26)
Sweets (2983 votes since 15 Jan 03) 12% (350) 25% (736) 64% (1897)
Systemic Yeast Infection (78 votes since 24 Feb 10) 13% (10) 13% (10) 74% (58)
the pill (336 votes since 27 Aug 06) 7% (23) 13% (42) 81% (271)
Throat infection that moved to mouth (1655 votes since 6 Apr 03) 24% (393) 31% (513) 45% (749)
Tissue Damage in the Mouth before (238 votes since 31 Jan 08) 47% (111) 20% (47) 34% (80)
Tissue drying out during dental work (397 votes since 22 Jun 06) 14% (55) 16% (65) 70% (277)
TMJ/teeth grinding (794 votes since 18 Aug 04) 16% (129) 25% (200) 59% (465)
Tomato Ketchup (1093 votes since 26 Oct 03) 14% (153) 21% (234) 65% (706)
Tomatoes (2268 votes since 8 Nov 02) 18% (403) 27% (608) 55% (1257)
Tongue piercing (91 votes since 1 Aug 09) 10% (9) 9% (8) 81% (74)
tonsilitis (26 votes since 14 Jul 12) 19% (5) 19% (5) 62% (16)
Too much meat (beef, pork, chicken) (112 votes since 17 Apr 09) 3% (3) 8% (9) 89% (100)
too much oral B vitamin (17 votes since 8 Apr 13) 18% (3) 0% (0) 82% (14)
too much rich food (925 votes since 2 Jan 04) 8% (76) 20% (185) 72% (664)
Toothpaste with SLS (2448 votes since 27 Sep 02) 14% (348) 39% (955) 47% (1145)
Tothpaste with Flouride (700 votes since 4 Feb 05) 7% (52) 25% (177) 67% (471)
Ulcerative Colitis (1252 votes since 12 May 03) 8% (97) 23% (292) 69% (863)
use of anti-coagulants (633 votes since 18 Jan 05) 2% (15) 12% (74) 86% (544)
Using a new toothbrush (573 votes since 4 Jul 05) 10% (56) 18% (106) 72% (411)
Vasculitis (338 votes since 14 Jul 06) 5% (16) 8% (26) 88% (296)
vegetarian diet (577 votes since 9 May 05) 3% (19) 10% (60) 86% (498)
Very spicy / hot food with chilli (104 votes since 9 Mar 10) 16% (17) 33% (34) 51% (53)
Vinegar (1181 votes since 24 Jul 03) 8% (95) 24% (280) 68% (806)
Virus (954 votes since 27 Dec 04) 19% (185) 29% (274) 52% (495)
Vitamin B and folic acid deficiency (10 votes since 29 Oct 15) 50% (5) 10% (1) 40% (4)
vitamin b2 deficiency (528 votes since 1 Sep 05) 15% (78) 36% (190) 49% (260)
Vitamin C (94 votes since 10 Nov 09) 14% (13) 10% (9) 77% (72)
Vitamin C deficiency (1527 votes since 27 Dec 03) 16% (239) 43% (649) 42% (639)
Wellbutrin (prescription) (287 votes since 29 Nov 06) 2% (6) 6% (16) 92% (265)
werthers originals (518 votes since 23 Aug 05) 5% (26) 12% (63) 83% (429)
Wheat (70 votes since 24 Jun 10) 11% (8) 7% (5) 81% (57)
Wheat, rye or barley (1682 votes since 22 Feb 03) 5% (77) 16% (265) 80% (1340)
when glands play up (761 votes since 16 Sep 04) 14% (105) 27% (204) 59% (452)
White wine (1391 votes since 12 May 03) 6% (77) 16% (217) 79% (1097)
White wine, should be here but cannot fi (17 votes since 1 Jan 14) 18% (3) 0% (0) 82% (14)
Wine gums (448 votes since 15 Feb 06) 6% (25) 10% (46) 84% (377)
Wisdom teeth / dental problems (1088 votes since 14 Sep 03) 26% (284) 24% (260) 50% (544)
worry (66 votes since 10 Feb 11) 42% (28) 30% (20) 27% (18)
Worry over forthcoming event (481 votes since 11 May 06) 36% (174) 30% (143) 34% (164)
Worrying about money (388 votes since 22 Sep 06) 29% (111) 28% (110) 43% (167)
worrying over phobia/getting worked up (421 votes since 5 Aug 06) 28% (118) 29% (124) 43% (179)
Xanthan Gum (15 votes since 6 Mar 14) 13% (2) 0% (0) 87% (13)
Yeast infection candida (1361 votes since 3 May 03) 10% (130) 22% (299) 68% (932)
yoghurt (647 votes since 3 May 05) 3% (18) 12% (76) 85% (553)
Zinc deficiency (2008 votes since 14 Nov 02) 13% (258) 51% (1023) 36% (727)