What Causes Mouth Ulcers?

Public survey, 274331 votes for 395 causes since October 2002.

395 Causes, votes, since.
Currently sorted alphabetically in ascending order
Causes them Exacerbates No effect
A virus..fatigue first.. swollen gland (20 votes since 5 Apr 13) 20% (4) 15% (3) 65% (13)
abrasions from dental hygienist (18 votes since 8 Apr 13) 50% (9) 22% (4) 28% (5)
Abrasions, cuts or bites to mouth or tongue (10755 votes since 19 Nov 02) 42% (4483) 23% (2450) 36% (3822)
Acid build up - need more protein intake (397 votes since 28 Apr 06) 12% (47) 20% (79) 68% (271)
acidic body ph: from sugar,dairy,wheat (18 votes since 1 Nov 12) 11% (2) 6% (1) 83% (15)
Acidic foods & drinks (2475 votes since 23 Feb 03) 27% (670) 33% (812) 40% (993)
acidity in stomach (28 votes since 3 Apr 12) 11% (3) 25% (7) 64% (18)
Advil (422 votes since 3 Mar 06) 4% (16) 9% (40) 87% (366)
After / During Suffering Sore Throat (125 votes since 16 Apr 09) 26% (32) 20% (25) 54% (68)
After a cold (1911 votes since 26 Jan 03) 25% (477) 39% (740) 36% (694)
after an attack of Raynaud's Phenomenon (46 votes since 23 Oct 10) 4% (2) 9% (4) 87% (40)
After finals or midterms (894 votes since 26 Jan 04) 13% (118) 22% (195) 65% (581)
After period (females) hormonal change (755 votes since 9 Nov 04) 20% (154) 27% (201) 53% (400)
After surgery (689 votes since 30 Nov 04) 10% (66) 17% (119) 73% (504)
air conditioning (682 votes since 30 Jan 05) 3% (21) 16% (112) 80% (549)
airplane travel (516 votes since 27 Aug 05) 6% (29) 10% (52) 84% (435)
Allergic reaction (101 votes since 3 Jul 09) 27% (27) 13% (13) 60% (61)
Allergies (421 votes since 16 May 06) 22% (93) 22% (94) 56% (234)
Allergy to any fruit (52 votes since 23 Nov 10) 27% (14) 12% (6) 62% (32)
Almonds definitely inc extract in cakes (89 votes since 20 Nov 09) 8% (7) 6% (5) 87% (77)
Alpha-linolenic acid (777 votes since 4 Mar 04) 4% (28) 15% (113) 82% (636)
Already having ulcers (i.e Multiplying) (476 votes since 22 Sep 06) 51% (245) 28% (131) 21% (100)
Aluminium (1727 votes since 15 Jul 03) 3% (55) 14% (250) 82% (1422)
amalgam dental fillings (14 votes since 17 Jan 14) 7% (1) 0% (0) 93% (13)
Amlodipine tablets (96 votes since 20 May 09) 4% (4) 7% (7) 89% (85)
Anaemia/low levels of stored iron (595 votes since 25 May 05) 14% (86) 31% (185) 54% (324)
Anti Snoring Spray (274 votes since 28 Dec 06) 2% (5) 4% (10) 95% (259)
anti-inflammatory drugs (1729 votes since 27 Jan 03) 7% (127) 23% (405) 69% (1197)
Antibiotics from Cancer surgery (921 votes since 18 Oct 03) 6% (52) 13% (116) 82% (753)
Antiobiotics (general) (78 votes since 15 Apr 10) 18% (14) 9% (7) 73% (57)
Anxiety (1346 votes since 11 Sep 03) 43% (578) 33% (449) 24% (319)
any flavoured spicy coated crisps. (39 votes since 21 Sep 11) 26% (10) 10% (4) 64% (25)
Any toothpaste with whitening in it (27 votes since 21 Mar 12) 11% (3) 19% (5) 70% (19)
Anything fermented (65 votes since 3 Jun 10) 8% (5) 14% (9) 78% (51)
Anything w/ the food dye: Yellow #6 (274 votes since 30 Mar 07) 4% (11) 8% (23) 88% (240)
Apples (1306 votes since 13 Jun 03) 7% (88) 14% (177) 80% (1041)
Artificial flavors colors & preservative (567 votes since 14 Jun 05) 6% (34) 19% (107) 75% (426)
Aspartame (845 votes since 10 Feb 04) 4% (37) 16% (133) 80% (675)
Asthma inhalers (931 votes since 8 Feb 04) 5% (46) 13% (123) 82% (762)
auto-immune disease (hypothyroid) (675 votes since 18 Jan 05) 13% (88) 19% (129) 68% (458)
Auto-immune diseases (93 votes since 12 Feb 10) 35% (33) 10% (9) 55% (51)
avocado (727 votes since 12 Nov 04) 2% (16) 7% (51) 91% (660)
Bacteria (2199 votes since 23 Nov 02) 30% (666) 45% (995) 24% (538)
balsamic vinegar (121 votes since 10 Jun 09) 7% (9) 34% (41) 59% (71)
Bananas (1570 votes since 28 Mar 03) 6% (88) 14% (219) 80% (1263)
Beer (1008 votes since 27 Nov 03) 5% (55) 12% (121) 83% (832)
BEFORE a cold/sore throat (227 votes since 25 Nov 07) 33% (75) 22% (49) 45% (103)
Before period (females) hormonal change (1066 votes since 30 Oct 03) 22% (239) 26% (275) 52% (552)
Behcets Disease (1406 votes since 12 Mar 03) 5% (64) 20% (278) 76% (1064)
behcets syndrome (78 votes since 29 Jan 10) 18% (14) 3% (2) 79% (62)
Being intensely upset for short time (410 votes since 11 Sep 06) 32% (131) 24% (98) 44% (181)
benzoates (574 votes since 8 Apr 05) 4% (25) 14% (81) 82% (468)
Birth Control Pills (1176 votes since 13 Sep 03) 5% (56) 19% (224) 76% (896)
Biscuits and bread etc (1252 votes since 20 Jun 03) 5% (65) 13% (169) 81% (1018)
Biting nails (93 votes since 9 Jan 10) 13% (12) 14% (13) 73% (68)
Biting of inside of mouth and lip (223 votes since 5 Apr 09) 70% (157) 13% (28) 17% (38)
Blackcurrent (844 votes since 9 Mar 04) 3% (29) 11% (94) 85% (721)
blackcurrent liquorice boiled sweets (157 votes since 23 Mar 08) 8% (12) 11% (18) 81% (127)
Blue cheese (170 votes since 9 Feb 08) 4% (7) 6% (10) 90% (153)
Braces (962 votes since 31 Mar 05) 28% (273) 17% (161) 55% (528)
Bread (and other yeasty foods) (355 votes since 30 Oct 06) 8% (28) 15% (52) 77% (275)
Bulimia (45 votes since 17 Nov 10) 13% (6) 9% (4) 78% (35)
Burns or scalds to mouth (1887 votes since 24 Jan 06) 28% (530) 26% (494) 46% (863)
Calcium deficiency (1223 votes since 30 May 03) 4% (43) 26% (324) 70% (856)
cancer (519 votes since 5 Jun 05) 9% (45) 15% (77) 76% (397)
Cancer Treatment - Chemotherapy (591 votes since 28 Mar 05) 11% (66) 13% (76) 76% (449)
candida (10 votes since 24 Mar 15) 20% (2) 0% (0) 80% (8)
cannabis use (illegal) (508 votes since 6 Aug 05) 5% (26) 9% (45) 86% (437)
Catching them from someone else (686 votes since 14 Jun 05) 10% (72) 12% (82) 78% (532)
Celiac disease (1197 votes since 16 Jul 03) 6% (74) 17% (201) 77% (922)
Cerebral Palsy - muscular tension (435 votes since 2 Nov 05) 3% (11) 11% (46) 87% (378)
certain strong cheddar cheeses (526 votes since 18 Sep 05) 5% (28) 16% (82) 79% (416)
CGD Carrier (16 votes since 5 Dec 12) 6% (1) 6% (1) 88% (14)
Champagne (985 votes since 20 Nov 03) 4% (40) 10% (103) 85% (842)
Change in Altitude (lower oxygen) (240 votes since 6 Jul 07) 5% (13) 4% (9) 91% (218)
cheese (76 votes since 27 May 10) 5% (4) 11% (8) 84% (64)
Cheese (152 votes since 18 Jul 08) 7% (11) 7% (11) 86% (130)
cherries (105 votes since 12 Aug 09) 8% (8) 12% (13) 80% (84)
Chewing gum (1932 votes since 6 Jan 03) 9% (183) 19% (365) 72% (1384)
Chewing of tobacco i.e. Gutkha etc, etc (12 votes since 3 Oct 13) 0% (0) 0% (0) 100% (12)
chewing tongue (376 votes since 28 Nov 06) 31% (118) 19% (70) 50% (188)
chilli peppers (105 votes since 3 Nov 09) 11% (12) 28% (29) 61% (64)
Chlorine (pool water) (73 votes since 20 May 10) 7% (5) 7% (5) 86% (63)
chocolate (171 votes since 4 Aug 08) 16% (27) 24% (41) 60% (103)
Chocolate (3897 votes since 30 Dec 02) 13% (495) 23% (877) 65% (2525)
Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME (1332 votes since 10 May 03) 15% (202) 28% (370) 57% (760)
Cinnamon (817 votes since 12 Aug 04) 5% (42) 12% (95) 83% (680)
cinnamon gum (48 votes since 25 Mar 11) 10% (5) 19% (9) 71% (34)
Cinnamon, Sodium Bernzoate,Benzoic Acid (46 votes since 11 Mar 11) 15% (7) 11% (5) 74% (34)
Citric acid (1828 votes since 4 Mar 03) 23% (424) 28% (516) 49% (888)
Citrus Fruits (143 votes since 19 Jun 09) 26% (37) 33% (47) 41% (59)
Class A drug use - Cocaine (1069 votes since 22 Jul 03) 8% (84) 13% (142) 79% (843)
Codiene (140 votes since 4 Jul 08) 4% (6) 8% (11) 88% (123)
coeliac disease (129 votes since 21 Jul 08) 13% (17) 5% (6) 82% (106)
Coke - not just any fizzy drink (1377 votes since 25 May 03) 9% (126) 20% (270) 71% (981)
Concentrated drinks (squash!) its true! (335 votes since 12 Nov 06) 10% (33) 14% (47) 76% (255)
constipation (29 votes since 12 Nov 11) 10% (3) 3% (1) 86% (25)
Constipation or Bowl irregularities (50 votes since 3 Nov 10) 12% (6) 12% (6) 76% (38)
cox-2 antiinflammatories (120 votes since 23 Sep 08) 8% (9) 4% (5) 88% (106)
crisps/chips (especially with 622 flavor (189 votes since 11 Mar 08) 18% (34) 21% (39) 61% (116)
Crohn’s Disease (1536 votes since 14 Feb 03) 7% (103) 25% (384) 68% (1049)
cutting gums with toothbrush (225 votes since 4 Jan 08) 38% (86) 21% (47) 41% (92)
Dairy products - high amine only (40 votes since 15 Jun 11) 8% (3) 8% (3) 85% (34)
Dehydration (1258 votes since 3 Jul 03) 14% (175) 31% (395) 55% (688)
Dental Desensitizer (353 votes since 14 Jul 06) 5% (16) 9% (33) 86% (304)
dentist (293 votes since 30 Apr 07) 16% (48) 17% (49) 67% (196)
dentist- local anaesthetic (puncture) (136 votes since 8 Sep 08) 18% (24) 13% (17) 70% (95)
Depression (1255 votes since 19 Aug 03) 27% (341) 38% (478) 35% (436)
Dermatitis herpetiformis/coeliac disease (16 votes since 25 Mar 13) 19% (3) 0% (0) 81% (13)
Detergent (left on plates/cutlery etc) (1983 votes since 23 Oct 02) 3% (59) 20% (391) 77% (1533)
diabetes (926 votes since 4 Nov 03) 5% (45) 16% (147) 79% (734)
Diabetes medications (35 votes since 2 Jun 11) 3% (1) 11% (4) 86% (30)
Diaretics (Caffiene, Alcohol, Heat!) (1573 votes since 25 Mar 03) 9% (140) 29% (454) 62% (979)
diet ( lacking in fruit and vegetaBles (24 votes since 16 Mar 13) 21% (5) 13% (3) 67% (16)
Digestiive disorder (intestinal) (2220 votes since 14 Apr 03) 10% (214) 26% (572) 65% (1434)
Dirty fingers in mouth (1401 votes since 11 May 04) 13% (179) 26% (364) 61% (858)
dr. pepper (393 votes since 2 Jul 06) 7% (28) 9% (37) 83% (328)
dried fruits (as in fruit cake) (690 votes since 13 Jan 05) 6% (38) 9% (64) 85% (588)
Drop In Immune System (1688 votes since 20 Apr 03) 48% (817) 34% (572) 18% (299)
Dry Mouth (604 votes since 15 Jun 05) 15% (91) 25% (153) 60% (360)
Dry mouth due to prescribed medications (69 votes since 22 Jul 10) 23% (16) 13% (9) 64% (44)
During a cold or flu (1391 votes since 30 Jun 03) 35% (484) 32% (447) 33% (460)
during pill sugar strip (during period) (143 votes since 2 Apr 08) 6% (9) 6% (9) 87% (125)
Ear Infection (41 votes since 11 Jun 11) 10% (4) 10% (4) 80% (33)
ear infections/antibiotics (38 votes since 26 Jun 11) 16% (6) 13% (5) 71% (27)
Eggs (1857 votes since 11 Jan 03) 2% (34) 8% (151) 90% (1672)
electronic cigarettes (13 votes since 7 May 13) 8% (1) 8% (1) 85% (11)
excessive alcohol consumption (156 votes since 21 Jul 08) 17% (27) 15% (23) 68% (106)
excessive dieting (681 votes since 23 Dec 04) 6% (41) 17% (113) 77% (527)
Excessive Vitamin C (390 votes since 13 Jun 06) 9% (35) 16% (64) 75% (291)
Fatty foods (1923 votes since 26 Mar 03) 5% (92) 19% (370) 76% (1461)
feeling mentally and physically low (634 votes since 24 Aug 05) 42% (267) 29% (181) 29% (186)
fever (609 votes since 7 May 05) 13% (81) 23% (141) 64% (387)
Fizzy drinks (2041 votes since 26 Jan 03) 8% (163) 24% (485) 68% (1393)
Fizzy Sherbert (alone or coating sweets) (462 votes since 6 Jan 06) 11% (53) 15% (71) 73% (338)
Folic Acid deficiency (1645 votes since 14 Feb 03) 9% (149) 42% (685) 49% (811)
following dentl surgery (320 votes since 6 Jan 07) 18% (59) 13% (40) 69% (221)
Food Allergy (1171 votes since 5 Aug 03) 20% (238) 27% (318) 53% (615)
FRUITY BROWN SAUCE (189 votes since 3 Jan 08) 9% (17) 11% (21) 80% (151)
Full mouth dentures (1189 votes since 17 Jun 03) 13% (157) 18% (218) 68% (814)
Fungal Cause (991 votes since 10 Oct 03) 9% (92) 23% (225) 68% (674)
Garlic (463 votes since 15 Mar 06) 2% (11) 12% (56) 86% (396)
Gastric reflux (1092 votes since 25 Jun 04) 15% (168) 25% (272) 60% (652)
General anaesthetic (651 votes since 18 Jan 05) 5% (34) 13% (84) 82% (533)
Generally run down (2184 votes since 9 Feb 03) 64% (1399) 26% (565) 10% (220)
Genetic pre-disposition (1699 votes since 23 Feb 03) 30% (506) 31% (521) 40% (672)
GERD (acid reflux) (85 votes since 16 Jan 10) 14% (12) 18% (15) 68% (58)
Giving up smoking (1764 votes since 25 Feb 03) 10% (181) 13% (229) 77% (1354)
Glandular Fever (145 votes since 17 Apr 08) 16% (23) 15% (22) 69% (100)
Glandular fever (1624 votes since 10 May 03) 12% (198) 26% (422) 62% (1004)
Glucose syrup (790 votes since 6 Apr 04) 3% (22) 11% (90) 86% (678)
gluten (155 votes since 30 Mar 08) 12% (19) 8% (12) 80% (124)
Gluten (746 votes since 18 Aug 04) 7% (54) 14% (103) 79% (589)
grapefruit (990 votes since 21 Jan 04) 17% (170) 21% (210) 62% (610)
Grapefruit, lime (90 votes since 3 Mar 10) 19% (17) 29% (26) 52% (47)
Guava fruit (156 votes since 11 Mar 08) 6% (9) 12% (18) 83% (129)
Gum shield to prevent teeth grinding (273 votes since 18 Apr 07) 8% (21) 12% (32) 81% (220)
H. Pylori (72 votes since 21 Mar 10) 6% (4) 7% (5) 88% (63)
hand, foot, mouth disease (983 votes since 14 Sep 03) 11% (109) 13% (130) 76% (744)
haribo sweets (108 votes since 2 May 09) 8% (9) 15% (16) 77% (83)
Having a Brace or Dental treatment (1625 votes since 6 Apr 03) 36% (591) 23% (377) 40% (657)
Having Dental Surgery (102 votes since 22 Jul 09) 30% (31) 10% (10) 60% (61)
Hereditary (parents & children suffer) (821 votes since 28 Oct 04) 34% (281) 25% (203) 41% (337)
Herpes (20 votes since 12 Sep 12) 30% (6) 10% (2) 60% (12)
Herpes simplex (1540 votes since 19 Jul 03) 13% (199) 24% (374) 63% (967)
Hi Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) (66 votes since 15 Jun 10) 11% (7) 8% (5) 82% (54)
High Sugar Intake- (83 votes since 14 May 10) 18% (15) 20% (17) 61% (51)
Holiday break from work (917 votes since 27 Dec 03) 5% (47) 12% (110) 83% (760)
Hormonal cycle (1984 votes since 27 Nov 02) 23% (459) 35% (701) 42% (824)
Hormone Replacement Therapy (134 votes since 25 May 08) 7% (10) 5% (7) 87% (117)
hot peppers (736 votes since 9 Dec 04) 9% (67) 19% (137) 72% (532)
HOT WEATHER (167 votes since 26 Mar 08) 5% (8) 9% (15) 86% (144)
HPV Human Papilloma Virus, Oral (23 votes since 8 May 12) 17% (4) 9% (2) 74% (17)
Hunger (low blood sugar?) (1238 votes since 25 Jun 03) 7% (90) 22% (275) 71% (873)
Ibuprofen taken for consecutive days (28 votes since 1 Nov 12) 32% (9) 7% (2) 61% (17)
Ice Pops (790 votes since 14 May 04) 4% (34) 10% (81) 85% (675)
Iced Tea (regular or excessive) (70 votes since 29 Jul 10) 1% (1) 10% (7) 89% (62)
illegal drug use (speed) (1139 votes since 30 Jun 03) 10% (109) 15% (174) 75% (856)
Illegal drugs - magic mushrooms (453 votes since 28 Sep 05) 4% (18) 9% (43) 87% (392)
Immunosupression med after transplant (298 votes since 7 Nov 06) 8% (25) 7% (21) 85% (252)
Indigestion (464 votes since 24 Nov 05) 8% (39) 21% (98) 70% (327)
Intolerance to foods with yeast in (1396 votes since 25 Apr 03) 7% (104) 23% (315) 70% (977)
Iron deficiency (1665 votes since 19 Feb 03) 14% (230) 46% (774) 40% (661)
irregular brushing of teeth? (1306 votes since 27 Jun 03) 19% (242) 31% (407) 50% (657)
Jelly Belly candies (15 votes since 7 Nov 13) 7% (1) 13% (2) 80% (12)
ketchup or mayanaise (902 votes since 5 Mar 04) 11% (97) 16% (142) 74% (663)
Kissing (1078 votes since 4 Nov 03) 7% (74) 18% (192) 75% (812)
Kiwi fruit (1558 votes since 24 Mar 03) 9% (134) 18% (281) 73% (1143)
L-Arginine (16 votes since 28 Jan 13) 6% (1) 6% (1) 88% (14)
L-Lysene Deficiency (508 votes since 3 Sep 05) 9% (46) 25% (125) 66% (337)
L-Term effect of childhood mononucleosis (652 votes since 27 Dec 04) 3% (22) 15% (97) 82% (533)
Lack of exercise (346 votes since 18 Oct 06) 7% (25) 27% (92) 66% (229)
Lack of Health (vitamin defficiency (1392 votes since 11 Jun 03) 35% (491) 34% (480) 30% (421)
Lack of sleep (127 votes since 25 Jan 10) 41% (52) 29% (37) 30% (38)
Lack of sleep (or poor sleep) (3311 votes since 27 Sep 02) 39% (1290) 41% (1341) 21% (680)
Lack Of Veg (706 votes since 10 Feb 05) 13% (92) 29% (205) 58% (409)
Lack of Vitamin B (2069 votes since 14 Nov 02) 19% (383) 52% (1082) 29% (604)
lemonade (110 votes since 20 Aug 09) 14% (15) 24% (26) 63% (69)
Lemons (778 votes since 7 Jan 05) 18% (141) 23% (178) 59% (459)
Lichenoid Reaction ie allergies (68 votes since 27 Apr 10) 13% (9) 6% (4) 81% (55)
Licking / biting lips (141 votes since 10 Jan 09) 37% (52) 15% (21) 48% (68)
Licking envelopes (547 votes since 3 Aug 05) 6% (32) 16% (89) 78% (426)
Licorice (400 votes since 18 Apr 06) 3% (13) 9% (37) 88% (350)
Lip balms (1151 votes since 19 Apr 04) 4% (42) 11% (126) 85% (983)
lip gloss (450 votes since 21 Feb 06) 4% (20) 13% (60) 82% (370)
Lips too dry (758 votes since 15 Dec 04) 12% (88) 25% (193) 63% (477)
lollipops (535 votes since 2 Sep 05) 11% (58) 17% (92) 72% (385)
Losec (Omeprazole) (813 votes since 25 Jan 04) 2% (14) 13% (103) 86% (696)
Losing temper / anger (1055 votes since 1 Nov 03) 13% (137) 25% (262) 62% (656)
Low B12 in blood work (979 votes since 2 Dec 03) 15% (144) 33% (325) 52% (510)
Lupus (1302 votes since 25 Apr 03) 7% (89) 17% (217) 76% (996)
Malaria profilaxis, Paludrin (788 votes since 22 Feb 04) 3% (20) 11% (86) 87% (682)
Manual teeth brushing (1516 votes since 30 Apr 03) 16% (248) 30% (457) 53% (811)
marmite (1492 votes since 21 Mar 03) 2% (35) 11% (169) 86% (1288)
Meat Of All Kind (675 votes since 10 Feb 05) 3% (18) 9% (61) 88% (596)
Melon (902 votes since 16 Feb 04) 6% (55) 13% (113) 81% (734)
Menopause (828 votes since 10 Feb 04) 5% (38) 15% (123) 81% (667)
menstrual migranes (57 votes since 19 Jun 10) 18% (10) 9% (5) 74% (42)
Mercury tooth fillings (789 votes since 19 May 04) 5% (43) 18% (140) 77% (606)
methotrexate (391 votes since 26 Feb 06) 5% (18) 7% (27) 88% (346)
Milk and dairy products (1069 votes since 22 Jan 06) 5% (54) 16% (172) 79% (843)
mint (184 votes since 9 Feb 08) 6% (11) 9% (16) 85% (157)
mirena iud (183 votes since 28 Oct 07) 4% (7) 4% (7) 92% (169)
modafinal (321 votes since 1 Aug 06) 2% (7) 4% (14) 93% (300)
monosodiumglutamate MSG (945 votes since 23 Oct 03) 5% (45) 19% (180) 76% (720)
Mouth shut and still for many hours (186 votes since 9 Jan 08) 10% (18) 15% (27) 76% (141)
msg (83 votes since 16 Feb 10) 11% (9) 12% (10) 77% (64)
MSG (monosodium glutamate) (772 votes since 1 May 04) 6% (49) 16% (121) 78% (602)
Multiple Sclerosis (154 votes since 8 Jan 08) 5% (8) 5% (8) 90% (138)
naproxen anti inflammatory drug (114 votes since 31 Dec 08) 11% (13) 8% (9) 81% (92)
natural fruit acid (117 votes since 15 Jun 09) 21% (25) 22% (26) 56% (66)
Neurofen/Ibuprofen (223 votes since 11 Oct 07) 12% (26) 7% (16) 81% (181)
Nicorette (stop smoking gum) (1096 votes since 11 Jul 03) 5% (56) 10% (111) 85% (929)
Nicorette (stop smoking patches) (547 votes since 30 Apr 05) 3% (16) 7% (40) 90% (491)
Not eating enough fruit (610 votes since 29 Jun 05) 12% (73) 33% (201) 55% (336)
Nuts or seeds (1394 votes since 11 May 03) 6% (84) 17% (232) 77% (1078)
OCD (Eating Mouth) (279 votes since 29 Mar 07) 16% (45) 12% (34) 72% (200)
oestrogen levels female (88 votes since 20 Sep 09) 15% (13) 18% (16) 67% (59)
Olives (857 votes since 5 Mar 04) 2% (17) 8% (72) 90% (768)
onions (178 votes since 29 Feb 08) 5% (9) 11% (20) 84% (149)
Onions (1903 votes since 26 Nov 02) 3% (60) 15% (286) 82% (1557)
Oral Lichen Planus (317 votes since 9 Jan 07) 7% (23) 11% (35) 82% (259)
Oral Sex (1558 votes since 15 Apr 03) 11% (172) 20% (304) 69% (1082)
Orange juice (2345 votes since 27 Sep 02) 20% (477) 33% (780) 46% (1088)
Oranges (1161 votes since 26 Oct 03) 21% (244) 24% (276) 55% (641)
Over-exercising (1156 votes since 24 Jul 03) 4% (49) 10% (120) 85% (987)
Overactive immune system (474 votes since 10 Nov 05) 12% (55) 21% (98) 68% (321)
Overactive Salivery Glands (453 votes since 24 Nov 05) 6% (26) 20% (89) 75% (338)
Paracetamol (1096 votes since 31 Jul 03) 3% (28) 13% (142) 84% (926)
parodontological treatment (1043 votes since 25 Jul 03) 7% (75) 17% (177) 76% (791)
Passion Fruit (408 votes since 26 May 06) 6% (25) 15% (60) 79% (323)
Passive smoking (1238 votes since 11 Jun 03) 5% (68) 15% (189) 79% (981)
Peanut butter (288 votes since 11 May 07) 6% (18) 8% (22) 86% (248)
Peanuts (1910 votes since 30 Dec 02) 7% (127) 17% (319) 77% (1464)
pemphigus vulgaris (37 votes since 9 Apr 11) 8% (3) 5% (2) 86% (32)
Pesticide residues on fruit (618 votes since 6 Mar 05) 4% (27) 20% (124) 76% (467)
ph balance in mouth (713 votes since 18 Jan 05) 18% (131) 36% (259) 45% (323)
Physically & mentally exhausted (686 votes since 2 Aug 05) 47% (320) 31% (211) 23% (155)
piercings (349 votes since 1 Aug 06) 7% (25) 10% (36) 83% (288)
Pill jaw (Ecstacy use - ILLEGAL) (483 votes since 9 Aug 05) 8% (39) 9% (43) 83% (401)
Pineapple (2301 votes since 15 Jan 03) 17% (382) 23% (537) 60% (1382)
Pistachio (316 votes since 4 Jan 07) 6% (19) 6% (18) 88% (279)
Pizza (heated cheese) (150 votes since 18 Jul 08) 10% (15) 9% (14) 81% (121)
playing a musical instrument (i.e.flute (750 votes since 31 Aug 04) 6% (44) 11% (86) 83% (620)
plums (1150 votes since 22 Jul 03) 4% (49) 11% (129) 85% (972)
Pollution/fumes (1821 votes since 25 Nov 02) 3% (52) 22% (409) 75% (1360)
Poor dental/mouth hygiene (1221 votes since 6 Sep 03) 31% (375) 35% (425) 34% (421)
poor oral care, diet, gingivitusk stress (66 votes since 15 Jul 10) 21% (14) 24% (16) 55% (36)
Pop-tarts (374 votes since 13 Jul 06) 3% (13) 10% (38) 86% (323)
Potatoes (they turn to sugar) (16 votes since 14 Jan 14) 13% (2) 0% (0) 88% (14)
Pregnancy (776 votes since 22 Apr 04) 5% (40) 14% (107) 81% (629)
Prelude to another illness (1867 votes since 29 Jan 03) 28% (519) 38% (705) 34% (643)
prescribed drugs (509 votes since 19 Sep 05) 10% (49) 20% (104) 70% (356)
pressure at work (486 votes since 2 Jun 06) 31% (153) 33% (160) 36% (173)
Pure fruit juice (12 votes since 8 Apr 15) 17% (2) 25% (3) 58% (7)
Quinine (Tonic water) (82 votes since 10 Feb 10) 2% (2) 12% (10) 85% (70)
QUITTING SMOKING (42 votes since 15 Jun 11) 14% (6) 7% (3) 79% (33)
Radiotheraphy (457 votes since 1 Oct 05) 7% (31) 12% (54) 81% (372)
raw tomatoes (250 votes since 14 Nov 07) 22% (54) 25% (63) 53% (133)
Raw walnuts (1262 votes since 13 Jun 03) 7% (83) 10% (132) 83% (1047)
Reaction to Antibiotics (1494 votes since 6 Apr 03) 13% (198) 27% (403) 60% (893)
Red 40 food coloring (244 votes since 13 Jun 07) 5% (13) 7% (17) 88% (214)
red meat (910 votes since 28 Jan 04) 2% (22) 9% (86) 88% (802)
Red wine (1904 votes since 25 Nov 02) 5% (104) 20% (387) 74% (1413)
regular alcohol consumption (84 votes since 24 Apr 10) 18% (15) 12% (10) 70% (59)
Regurgitating and/or Vomiting (753 votes since 26 Aug 04) 10% (76) 21% (159) 69% (518)
restless tongue (153 votes since 28 Mar 08) 9% (14) 16% (25) 75% (114)
Rocket herb (14 votes since 16 Oct 13) 7% (1) 0% (0) 93% (13)
Salad Cream (2033 votes since 17 Oct 02) 4% (83) 15% (303) 81% (1647)
Salt (436 votes since 1 Jul 06) 9% (38) 22% (98) 69% (300)
SALT (1378 votes since 5 Jun 03) 9% (118) 26% (355) 66% (905)
Salt And Vinegar Potato chips (132 votes since 19 May 09) 15% (20) 37% (49) 48% (63)
sangria (10 votes since 11 Jul 15) 10% (1) 10% (1) 80% (8)
Seasonal (74 votes since 30 Apr 10) 7% (5) 14% (10) 80% (59)
sensitive skin inside & out? (758 votes since 21 Sep 04) 14% (108) 26% (200) 59% (450)
sesame oil (19 votes since 8 Jan 13) 5% (1) 5% (1) 89% (17)
SHORT BLOOD PRES. ELEVATION , ANGER (695 votes since 28 Nov 04) 11% (73) 19% (134) 70% (488)
sinusitus (184 votes since 22 Jan 08) 9% (17) 17% (31) 74% (136)
Sjogren's Syndrome (13 votes since 17 Apr 13) 15% (2) 0% (0) 85% (11)
skittles (532 votes since 2 Sep 05) 12% (65) 14% (76) 73% (391)
Sleeping with mouth open (1939 votes since 2 Mar 03) 9% (184) 30% (580) 61% (1175)
SLS in toothpastes (34 votes since 11 Jun 12) 35% (12) 26% (9) 38% (13)
Smoking (1422 votes since 25 Apr 03) 10% (148) 18% (259) 71% (1015)
Smoking cigars (430 votes since 8 Dec 05) 8% (33) 9% (40) 83% (357)
Sodium Benzonate (soft/fizzy drinks) (1360 votes since 6 May 03) 8% (108) 21% (287) 71% (965)
Sodium Lauryl/Lauryth Sulfate (553 votes since 26 Aug 05) 16% (90) 20% (113) 63% (350)
sodium valproate (1586 votes since 20 Jan 03) 3% (49) 24% (379) 73% (1158)
Sorbitol -often found in gum, mints etc (1106 votes since 25 Jul 03) 6% (65) 18% (199) 76% (842)
Sour Candy ie Sour Patch Kids (435 votes since 12 Apr 06) 15% (67) 20% (89) 64% (279)
SOY (107 votes since 28 Mar 09) 8% (9) 11% (12) 80% (86)
Soy (containing Wheat) (61 votes since 5 Aug 10) 13% (8) 8% (5) 79% (48)
soy lethecin (471) (533 votes since 14 Jun 05) 3% (17) 11% (57) 86% (459)
soy sauce (1352 votes since 9 May 03) 4% (54) 16% (217) 80% (1081)
Specifically Big Red Cinimmon Gum (399 votes since 11 May 06) 7% (27) 15% (58) 79% (314)
Spicy Foods (Curries) (1562 votes since 19 Apr 03) 13% (200) 24% (372) 63% (990)
Spicy, hot food (489 votes since 1 Apr 06) 15% (72) 24% (117) 61% (300)
stomach bug (353 votes since 30 Sep 06) 18% (63) 17% (61) 65% (229)
strawberries (1116 votes since 17 Sep 03) 10% (115) 17% (188) 73% (813)
strawberries, nectarines, peaches, kaki (90 votes since 24 May 10) 14% (13) 24% (22) 61% (55)
straws (suction) (365 votes since 24 Jul 06) 4% (14) 7% (26) 89% (325)
Stress (3129 votes since 27 Sep 02) 66% (2070) 27% (833) 7% (226)
Strong coffee (881 votes since 28 Mar 04) 7% (58) 18% (157) 76% (666)
Strong Tea (855 votes since 6 Apr 04) 4% (32) 14% (117) 83% (706)
Sucralose (Splenda) (237 votes since 28 Jul 07) 4% (10) 8% (20) 87% (207)
Sugar and too much sugary food (860 votes since 10 Aug 04) 18% (157) 26% (224) 56% (479)
sugar sweetened cereal (29 votes since 30 Jan 12) 10% (3) 7% (2) 83% (24)
Sulfa antibiotics (191 votes since 21 Oct 07) 9% (18) 5% (9) 86% (164)
sulphides (642 votes since 13 Jan 05) 4% (24) 15% (94) 82% (524)
sunburn to lips (293 votes since 5 Feb 07) 9% (27) 8% (24) 83% (242)
surfactants (21 votes since 30 Jul 12) 14% (3) 10% (2) 76% (16)
suttons disease (1140 votes since 9 Jun 03) 2% (27) 16% (186) 81% (927)
sweeteners (30 votes since 12 Nov 11) 13% (4) 3% (1) 83% (25)
Sweets (2907 votes since 15 Jan 03) 12% (350) 25% (736) 63% (1821)
Systemic Yeast Infection (77 votes since 24 Feb 10) 13% (10) 13% (10) 74% (57)
the pill (335 votes since 27 Aug 06) 7% (23) 13% (42) 81% (270)
Throat infection that moved to mouth (1577 votes since 6 Apr 03) 25% (393) 33% (513) 43% (671)
Tissue Damage in the Mouth before (237 votes since 31 Jan 08) 47% (111) 20% (47) 33% (79)
Tissue drying out during dental work (396 votes since 22 Jun 06) 14% (55) 16% (65) 70% (276)
TMJ/teeth grinding (793 votes since 18 Aug 04) 16% (129) 25% (200) 59% (464)
Tomato Ketchup (1091 votes since 26 Oct 03) 14% (153) 21% (233) 65% (705)
Tomatoes (2189 votes since 8 Nov 02) 18% (403) 28% (607) 54% (1179)
Tongue piercing (90 votes since 1 Aug 09) 10% (9) 9% (8) 81% (73)
tonsilitis (24 votes since 14 Jul 12) 17% (4) 21% (5) 63% (15)
Too much meat (beef, pork, chicken) (111 votes since 17 Apr 09) 3% (3) 8% (9) 89% (99)
too much oral B vitamin (16 votes since 8 Apr 13) 19% (3) 0% (0) 81% (13)
too much rich food (924 votes since 2 Jan 04) 8% (76) 20% (185) 72% (663)
Toothpaste with SLS (2369 votes since 27 Sep 02) 15% (348) 40% (955) 45% (1066)
Tothpaste with Flouride (699 votes since 4 Feb 05) 7% (52) 25% (177) 67% (470)
Ulcerative Colitis (1251 votes since 12 May 03) 8% (97) 23% (292) 69% (862)
use of anti-coagulants (632 votes since 18 Jan 05) 2% (15) 12% (74) 86% (543)
Using a new toothbrush (572 votes since 4 Jul 05) 10% (56) 19% (106) 72% (410)
Vasculitis (337 votes since 14 Jul 06) 5% (16) 8% (26) 88% (295)
vegetarian diet (576 votes since 9 May 05) 3% (19) 10% (60) 86% (497)
Very spicy / hot food with chilli (103 votes since 9 Mar 10) 17% (17) 33% (34) 50% (52)
Vinegar (1179 votes since 24 Jul 03) 8% (95) 24% (279) 68% (805)
Virus (952 votes since 27 Dec 04) 19% (183) 29% (274) 52% (495)
vitamin b2 deficiency (527 votes since 1 Sep 05) 15% (78) 36% (190) 49% (259)
Vitamin C (91 votes since 10 Nov 09) 12% (11) 10% (9) 78% (71)
Vitamin C deficiency (1526 votes since 27 Dec 03) 16% (239) 43% (649) 42% (638)
Wellbutrin (prescription) (286 votes since 29 Nov 06) 2% (6) 6% (16) 92% (264)
werthers originals (517 votes since 23 Aug 05) 5% (26) 12% (63) 83% (428)
Wheat (69 votes since 24 Jun 10) 12% (8) 7% (5) 81% (56)
Wheat, rye or barley (1603 votes since 22 Feb 03) 5% (77) 17% (265) 79% (1261)
when glands play up (760 votes since 16 Sep 04) 14% (105) 27% (204) 59% (451)
White wine (1390 votes since 12 May 03) 6% (77) 16% (217) 79% (1096)
White wine, should be here but cannot fi (16 votes since 1 Jan 14) 19% (3) 0% (0) 81% (13)
Wine gums (447 votes since 15 Feb 06) 6% (25) 10% (46) 84% (376)
Wisdom teeth / dental problems (1087 votes since 14 Sep 03) 26% (284) 24% (260) 50% (543)
worry (65 votes since 10 Feb 11) 43% (28) 31% (20) 26% (17)
Worry over forthcoming event (480 votes since 11 May 06) 36% (173) 30% (143) 34% (164)
Worrying about money (387 votes since 22 Sep 06) 28% (110) 28% (110) 43% (167)
worrying over phobia/getting worked up (420 votes since 5 Aug 06) 28% (118) 30% (124) 42% (178)
Xanthan Gum (14 votes since 6 Mar 14) 14% (2) 0% (0) 86% (12)
Yeast infection candida (1360 votes since 3 May 03) 10% (130) 22% (299) 68% (931)
yoghurt (646 votes since 3 May 05) 3% (18) 12% (76) 85% (552)
Zinc deficiency (1928 votes since 14 Nov 02) 13% (258) 53% (1022) 34% (648)