What Causes Mouth Ulcers?

Public survey, 279671 votes for 399 causes since October 2002.

399 Causes, votes, since.
Currently sorted alphabetically in ascending order
Causes them Exacerbates No effect
A virus..fatigue first.. swollen gland (25 votes since 5 Apr 13) 24% (6) 16% (4) 60% (15)
abrasions from dental hygienist (22 votes since 8 Apr 13) 41% (9) 23% (5) 36% (8)
Abrasions, cuts or bites to mouth or tongue (10843 votes since 19 Nov 02) 41% (4490) 23% (2452) 36% (3901)
Acid build up - need more protein intake (401 votes since 28 Apr 06) 12% (47) 20% (79) 69% (275)
acidic body ph: from sugar,dairy,wheat (22 votes since 1 Nov 12) 9% (2) 5% (1) 86% (19)
Acidic foods & drinks (2558 votes since 23 Feb 03) 26% (671) 32% (814) 42% (1073)
acidity in stomach (32 votes since 3 Apr 12) 9% (3) 22% (7) 69% (22)
Advil (426 votes since 3 Mar 06) 4% (16) 9% (40) 87% (370)
After / During Suffering Sore Throat (129 votes since 16 Apr 09) 26% (33) 19% (25) 55% (71)
After a cold (1989 votes since 26 Jan 03) 24% (477) 37% (740) 39% (772)
after an attack of Raynaud's Phenomenon (50 votes since 23 Oct 10) 4% (2) 8% (4) 88% (44)
After finals or midterms (898 votes since 26 Jan 04) 13% (119) 22% (196) 65% (583)
After period (females) hormonal change (759 votes since 9 Nov 04) 20% (154) 26% (201) 53% (404)
After surgery (693 votes since 30 Nov 04) 10% (66) 17% (119) 73% (508)
air conditioning (686 votes since 30 Jan 05) 3% (21) 16% (112) 81% (553)
airplane travel (520 votes since 27 Aug 05) 6% (29) 10% (53) 84% (438)
Allergic reaction (105 votes since 3 Jul 09) 26% (27) 12% (13) 62% (65)
Allergies (425 votes since 16 May 06) 22% (93) 22% (95) 56% (237)
Allergy to any fruit (57 votes since 23 Nov 10) 26% (15) 11% (6) 63% (36)
Almonds definitely inc extract in cakes (93 votes since 20 Nov 09) 8% (7) 5% (5) 87% (81)
Alpha-linolenic acid (781 votes since 4 Mar 04) 4% (28) 14% (113) 82% (640)
Already having ulcers (i.e Multiplying) (480 votes since 22 Sep 06) 51% (246) 28% (132) 21% (102)
Aluminium (1731 votes since 15 Jul 03) 3% (55) 14% (250) 82% (1426)
amalgam dental fillings (18 votes since 17 Jan 14) 6% (1) 0% (0) 94% (17)
Amlodipine tablets (100 votes since 20 May 09) 4% (4) 7% (7) 89% (89)
Anaemia/low levels of stored iron (599 votes since 25 May 05) 14% (86) 31% (185) 55% (328)
Anti Snoring Spray (278 votes since 28 Dec 06) 2% (5) 4% (10) 95% (263)
anti-inflammatory drugs (1809 votes since 27 Jan 03) 7% (127) 22% (405) 71% (1277)
Antibiotics from Cancer surgery (925 votes since 18 Oct 03) 6% (52) 13% (116) 82% (757)
Antiobiotics (general) (82 votes since 15 Apr 10) 17% (14) 9% (7) 74% (61)
Anxiety (1351 votes since 11 Sep 03) 43% (580) 33% (450) 24% (321)
any flavoured spicy coated crisps. (43 votes since 21 Sep 11) 23% (10) 9% (4) 67% (29)
Any toothpaste with whitening in it (31 votes since 21 Mar 12) 10% (3) 16% (5) 74% (23)
Anything fermented (69 votes since 3 Jun 10) 7% (5) 13% (9) 80% (55)
Anything w/ the food dye: Yellow #6 (278 votes since 30 Mar 07) 4% (11) 8% (23) 88% (244)
Apples (1311 votes since 13 Jun 03) 7% (89) 14% (177) 80% (1045)
Artificial flavors colors & preservative (572 votes since 14 Jun 05) 6% (34) 19% (108) 75% (430)
Aspartame (849 votes since 10 Feb 04) 4% (37) 16% (133) 80% (679)
Asthma inhalers (935 votes since 8 Feb 04) 5% (47) 13% (123) 82% (765)
auto-immune disease (hypothyroid) (679 votes since 18 Jan 05) 13% (88) 19% (130) 68% (461)
Auto-immune diseases (98 votes since 12 Feb 10) 37% (36) 9% (9) 54% (53)
avocado (731 votes since 12 Nov 04) 2% (16) 7% (51) 91% (664)
Bacteria (2278 votes since 23 Nov 02) 29% (668) 44% (995) 27% (615)
balsamic vinegar (125 votes since 10 Jun 09) 7% (9) 33% (41) 60% (75)
Bananas (1649 votes since 28 Mar 03) 5% (88) 13% (219) 81% (1342)
Beer (1012 votes since 27 Nov 03) 5% (55) 12% (121) 83% (836)
BEFORE a cold/sore throat (231 votes since 25 Nov 07) 33% (76) 21% (49) 46% (106)
Before period (females) hormonal change (1070 votes since 30 Oct 03) 22% (239) 26% (275) 52% (556)
Behcets Disease (1484 votes since 12 Mar 03) 4% (64) 19% (278) 77% (1142)
behcets syndrome (82 votes since 29 Jan 10) 17% (14) 2% (2) 80% (66)
Being intensely upset for short time (414 votes since 11 Sep 06) 32% (132) 24% (99) 44% (183)
benzoates (578 votes since 8 Apr 05) 4% (25) 14% (81) 82% (472)
Birth Control Pills (1181 votes since 13 Sep 03) 5% (57) 19% (224) 76% (900)
Biscuits and bread etc (1256 votes since 20 Jun 03) 5% (65) 13% (169) 81% (1022)
Biting nails (97 votes since 9 Jan 10) 12% (12) 13% (13) 74% (72)
Biting of inside of mouth and lip (230 votes since 5 Apr 09) 70% (161) 13% (29) 17% (40)
Black beans (12 votes since 28 Sep 15) 8% (1) 0% (0) 92% (11)
Blackcurrent (848 votes since 9 Mar 04) 3% (29) 11% (94) 85% (725)
blackcurrent liquorice boiled sweets (161 votes since 23 Mar 08) 7% (12) 11% (18) 81% (131)
Blue cheese (174 votes since 9 Feb 08) 4% (7) 6% (10) 90% (157)
Braces (966 votes since 31 Mar 05) 28% (273) 17% (161) 55% (532)
Bread (and other yeasty foods) (359 votes since 30 Oct 06) 8% (28) 14% (52) 78% (279)
Bulimia (49 votes since 17 Nov 10) 12% (6) 8% (4) 80% (39)
Burns or scalds to mouth (1891 votes since 24 Jan 06) 28% (530) 26% (495) 46% (866)
Calcium deficiency (1227 votes since 30 May 03) 4% (43) 26% (324) 70% (860)
cancer (523 votes since 5 Jun 05) 9% (45) 15% (77) 77% (401)
Cancer Treatment - Chemotherapy (596 votes since 28 Mar 05) 11% (67) 13% (76) 76% (453)
candida (14 votes since 24 Mar 15) 14% (2) 7% (1) 79% (11)
cannabis use (illegal) (512 votes since 6 Aug 05) 5% (26) 9% (45) 86% (441)
Catching them from someone else (690 votes since 14 Jun 05) 11% (73) 12% (82) 78% (535)
Celiac disease (1201 votes since 16 Jul 03) 6% (74) 17% (201) 77% (926)
Cerebral Palsy - muscular tension (439 votes since 2 Nov 05) 3% (11) 10% (46) 87% (382)
certain strong cheddar cheeses (530 votes since 18 Sep 05) 5% (28) 15% (82) 79% (420)
CGD Carrier (20 votes since 5 Dec 12) 5% (1) 5% (1) 90% (18)
Champagne (989 votes since 20 Nov 03) 4% (40) 10% (103) 86% (846)
Change in Altitude (lower oxygen) (244 votes since 6 Jul 07) 5% (13) 4% (9) 91% (222)
cheese (80 votes since 27 May 10) 5% (4) 10% (8) 85% (68)
Cheese (156 votes since 18 Jul 08) 7% (11) 7% (11) 86% (134)
cherries (109 votes since 12 Aug 09) 7% (8) 12% (13) 81% (88)
Chewing gum (2011 votes since 6 Jan 03) 9% (183) 18% (365) 73% (1463)
Chewing of tobacco i.e. Gutkha etc, etc (16 votes since 3 Oct 13) 0% (0) 0% (0) 100% (16)
chewing tongue (380 votes since 28 Nov 06) 31% (118) 19% (71) 50% (191)
chilli peppers (109 votes since 3 Nov 09) 11% (12) 27% (29) 62% (68)
Chlorine (pool water) (77 votes since 20 May 10) 6% (5) 6% (5) 87% (67)
Chocolate (3975 votes since 30 Dec 02) 12% (495) 22% (878) 65% (2602)
chocolate (175 votes since 4 Aug 08) 15% (27) 23% (41) 61% (107)
Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME (1336 votes since 10 May 03) 15% (202) 28% (372) 57% (762)
Cinnamon (821 votes since 12 Aug 04) 5% (42) 12% (95) 83% (684)
cinnamon gum (52 votes since 25 Mar 11) 10% (5) 17% (9) 73% (38)
Cinnamon, Sodium Bernzoate,Benzoic Acid (50 votes since 11 Mar 11) 14% (7) 10% (5) 76% (38)
Citric acid (1909 votes since 4 Mar 03) 22% (426) 27% (517) 51% (966)
Citrus Fruits (147 votes since 19 Jun 09) 25% (37) 32% (47) 43% (63)
Class A drug use - Cocaine (1074 votes since 22 Jul 03) 8% (84) 13% (142) 79% (848)
Codiene (144 votes since 4 Jul 08) 4% (6) 8% (11) 88% (127)
coeliac disease (133 votes since 21 Jul 08) 13% (17) 5% (6) 83% (110)
Coke - not just any fizzy drink (1381 votes since 25 May 03) 9% (126) 20% (270) 71% (985)
Concentrated drinks (squash!) its true! (339 votes since 12 Nov 06) 10% (33) 14% (47) 76% (259)
constipation (33 votes since 12 Nov 11) 9% (3) 3% (1) 88% (29)
Constipation or Bowl irregularities (54 votes since 3 Nov 10) 11% (6) 11% (6) 78% (42)
cox-2 antiinflammatories (124 votes since 23 Sep 08) 7% (9) 4% (5) 89% (110)
crisps/chips (especially with 622 flavor (193 votes since 11 Mar 08) 18% (34) 20% (39) 62% (120)
Crohn’s Disease (1616 votes since 14 Feb 03) 6% (103) 24% (384) 70% (1129)
cutting gums with toothbrush (230 votes since 4 Jan 08) 38% (88) 21% (48) 41% (94)
Dairy products - high amine only (45 votes since 15 Jun 11) 9% (4) 7% (3) 84% (38)
Dehydration (1262 votes since 3 Jul 03) 14% (175) 31% (396) 55% (691)
Dental Desensitizer (357 votes since 14 Jul 06) 4% (16) 9% (33) 86% (308)
dentist (297 votes since 30 Apr 07) 16% (48) 16% (49) 67% (200)
dentist- local anaesthetic (puncture) (140 votes since 8 Sep 08) 17% (24) 12% (17) 71% (99)
Depression (1260 votes since 19 Aug 03) 27% (342) 38% (479) 35% (439)
Dermatitis herpetiformis/coeliac disease (20 votes since 25 Mar 13) 20% (4) 0% (0) 80% (16)
Detergent (left on plates/cutlery etc) (2065 votes since 23 Oct 02) 3% (59) 19% (391) 78% (1615)
diabetes (930 votes since 4 Nov 03) 5% (45) 16% (147) 79% (738)
Diabetes medications (39 votes since 2 Jun 11) 3% (1) 10% (4) 87% (34)
Diaretics (Caffiene, Alcohol, Heat!) (1655 votes since 25 Mar 03) 8% (140) 27% (454) 64% (1061)
diet ( lacking in fruit and vegetaBles (29 votes since 16 Mar 13) 17% (5) 14% (4) 69% (20)
Digestiive disorder (intestinal) (2302 votes since 14 Apr 03) 9% (214) 25% (572) 66% (1516)
Dirty fingers in mouth (1405 votes since 11 May 04) 13% (179) 26% (365) 61% (861)
dr. pepper (397 votes since 2 Jul 06) 7% (28) 9% (37) 84% (332)
dried fruits (as in fruit cake) (694 votes since 13 Jan 05) 5% (38) 9% (64) 85% (592)
Drop In Immune System (1693 votes since 20 Apr 03) 48% (819) 34% (572) 18% (302)
Dry Mouth (608 votes since 15 Jun 05) 15% (91) 25% (154) 60% (363)
Dry mouth due to prescribed medications (73 votes since 22 Jul 10) 22% (16) 12% (9) 66% (48)
During a cold or flu (1397 votes since 30 Jun 03) 35% (485) 32% (450) 33% (462)
during pill sugar strip (during period) (147 votes since 2 Apr 08) 6% (9) 6% (9) 88% (129)
Ear Infection (45 votes since 11 Jun 11) 11% (5) 9% (4) 80% (36)
ear infections/antibiotics (42 votes since 26 Jun 11) 17% (7) 12% (5) 71% (30)
Eggs (1936 votes since 11 Jan 03) 2% (34) 8% (151) 90% (1751)
electronic cigarettes (17 votes since 7 May 13) 6% (1) 6% (1) 88% (15)
excessive alcohol consumption (160 votes since 21 Jul 08) 17% (27) 15% (24) 68% (109)
excessive dieting (685 votes since 23 Dec 04) 6% (41) 16% (113) 78% (531)
Excessive Vitamin C (394 votes since 13 Jun 06) 9% (35) 16% (64) 75% (295)
Fatty foods (2003 votes since 26 Mar 03) 5% (92) 18% (370) 77% (1541)
feeling mentally and physically low (638 votes since 24 Aug 05) 42% (269) 28% (181) 29% (188)
fever (613 votes since 7 May 05) 13% (81) 23% (141) 64% (391)
Fizzy drinks (2121 votes since 26 Jan 03) 8% (163) 23% (485) 69% (1473)
Fizzy Sherbert (alone or coating sweets) (466 votes since 6 Jan 06) 11% (53) 15% (71) 73% (342)
Folic Acid deficiency (1723 votes since 14 Feb 03) 9% (149) 40% (685) 52% (889)
following dentl surgery (324 votes since 6 Jan 07) 18% (59) 12% (40) 69% (225)
Food Allergy (1175 votes since 5 Aug 03) 20% (238) 27% (319) 53% (618)
FRUITY BROWN SAUCE (192 votes since 3 Jan 08) 9% (17) 11% (21) 80% (154)
Full mouth dentures (1194 votes since 17 Jun 03) 13% (157) 18% (219) 69% (818)
Fungal Cause (995 votes since 10 Oct 03) 9% (93) 23% (225) 68% (677)
Garlic (467 votes since 15 Mar 06) 2% (11) 12% (57) 85% (399)
Gastric reflux (1096 votes since 25 Jun 04) 15% (168) 25% (272) 60% (656)
General anaesthetic (655 votes since 18 Jan 05) 5% (34) 13% (84) 82% (537)
Generally run down (2264 votes since 9 Feb 03) 62% (1402) 25% (566) 13% (296)
Genetic pre-disposition (1781 votes since 23 Feb 03) 29% (510) 29% (521) 42% (750)
GERD (acid reflux) (89 votes since 16 Jan 10) 13% (12) 17% (15) 70% (62)
Giving up smoking (1844 votes since 25 Feb 03) 10% (181) 12% (229) 78% (1434)
Glandular Fever (149 votes since 17 Apr 08) 15% (23) 15% (23) 69% (103)
Glandular fever (1628 votes since 10 May 03) 12% (198) 26% (424) 62% (1006)
Glucose syrup (794 votes since 6 Apr 04) 3% (22) 11% (90) 86% (682)
Gluten (750 votes since 18 Aug 04) 7% (54) 14% (103) 79% (593)
gluten (159 votes since 30 Mar 08) 12% (19) 8% (12) 81% (128)
grapefruit (994 votes since 21 Jan 04) 17% (170) 21% (211) 62% (613)
Grapefruit, lime (94 votes since 3 Mar 10) 18% (17) 29% (27) 53% (50)
Guava fruit (160 votes since 11 Mar 08) 6% (9) 11% (18) 83% (133)
Gum shield to prevent teeth grinding (277 votes since 18 Apr 07) 8% (21) 12% (32) 81% (224)
H. Pylori (76 votes since 21 Mar 10) 5% (4) 8% (6) 87% (66)
hand, foot, mouth disease (987 votes since 14 Sep 03) 11% (109) 13% (131) 76% (747)
haribo sweets (112 votes since 2 May 09) 8% (9) 14% (16) 78% (87)
Having a Brace or Dental treatment (1706 votes since 6 Apr 03) 35% (592) 22% (379) 43% (735)
Having Dental Surgery (107 votes since 22 Jul 09) 30% (32) 9% (10) 61% (65)
Hereditary (parents & children suffer) (826 votes since 28 Oct 04) 34% (283) 25% (203) 41% (340)
Herpes (25 votes since 12 Sep 12) 32% (8) 8% (2) 60% (15)
Herpes simplex (1545 votes since 19 Jul 03) 13% (201) 24% (374) 63% (970)
Hi Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) (70 votes since 15 Jun 10) 10% (7) 7% (5) 83% (58)
High Sugar Intake- (87 votes since 14 May 10) 17% (15) 20% (17) 63% (55)
Holiday break from work (921 votes since 27 Dec 03) 5% (47) 12% (110) 83% (764)
Hormonal cycle (2061 votes since 27 Nov 02) 22% (460) 34% (701) 44% (900)
Hormone Replacement Therapy (138 votes since 25 May 08) 7% (10) 5% (7) 88% (121)
hot peppers (740 votes since 9 Dec 04) 9% (67) 19% (137) 72% (536)
HOT WEATHER (171 votes since 26 Mar 08) 5% (8) 9% (15) 87% (148)
HPV Human Papilloma Virus, Oral (27 votes since 8 May 12) 19% (5) 7% (2) 74% (20)
Hunger (low blood sugar?) (1242 votes since 25 Jun 03) 7% (90) 22% (275) 71% (877)
Ibuprofen taken for consecutive days (32 votes since 1 Nov 12) 28% (9) 6% (2) 66% (21)
Ice Pops (794 votes since 14 May 04) 4% (34) 10% (81) 86% (679)
Iced Tea (regular or excessive) (74 votes since 29 Jul 10) 1% (1) 9% (7) 89% (66)
illegal drug use (speed) (1143 votes since 30 Jun 03) 10% (109) 15% (175) 75% (859)
Illegal drugs - magic mushrooms (457 votes since 28 Sep 05) 4% (18) 9% (43) 87% (396)
Immunosupression med after transplant (302 votes since 7 Nov 06) 8% (25) 7% (21) 85% (256)
Indigestion (468 votes since 24 Nov 05) 8% (39) 21% (98) 71% (331)
Intolerance to foods with yeast in (1400 votes since 25 Apr 03) 7% (104) 23% (315) 70% (981)
Iron deficiency (1746 votes since 19 Feb 03) 13% (231) 44% (774) 42% (741)
irregular brushing of teeth? (1310 votes since 27 Jun 03) 18% (242) 31% (407) 50% (661)
Jelly Belly candies (19 votes since 7 Nov 13) 5% (1) 11% (2) 84% (16)
ketchup or mayanaise (906 votes since 5 Mar 04) 11% (97) 16% (142) 74% (667)
Kissing (1082 votes since 4 Nov 03) 7% (75) 18% (192) 75% (815)
Kiwi fruit (1641 votes since 24 Mar 03) 8% (135) 17% (282) 75% (1224)
L-Arginine (20 votes since 28 Jan 13) 5% (1) 5% (1) 90% (18)
L-Lysene Deficiency (512 votes since 3 Sep 05) 9% (46) 24% (125) 67% (341)
L-Term effect of childhood mononucleosis (656 votes since 27 Dec 04) 3% (22) 15% (97) 82% (537)
Lack of exercise (350 votes since 18 Oct 06) 7% (25) 26% (92) 67% (233)
Lack of Health (vitamin defficiency (1396 votes since 11 Jun 03) 35% (491) 34% (481) 30% (424)
Lack of sleep (131 votes since 25 Jan 10) 40% (53) 28% (37) 31% (41)
Lack of sleep (or poor sleep) (3396 votes since 27 Sep 02) 38% (1292) 40% (1348) 22% (756)
Lack Of Veg (710 votes since 10 Feb 05) 13% (92) 29% (205) 58% (413)
Lack of Vitamin B (2152 votes since 14 Nov 02) 18% (383) 50% (1083) 32% (686)
lemonade (116 votes since 20 Aug 09) 14% (16) 23% (27) 63% (73)
Lemons (784 votes since 7 Jan 05) 18% (142) 23% (179) 59% (463)
Lichenoid Reaction ie allergies (72 votes since 27 Apr 10) 13% (9) 6% (4) 82% (59)
Licking / biting lips (146 votes since 10 Jan 09) 36% (52) 15% (22) 49% (72)
Licking envelopes (551 votes since 3 Aug 05) 6% (32) 16% (89) 78% (430)
Licorice (404 votes since 18 Apr 06) 3% (13) 9% (37) 88% (354)
Lip balms (1155 votes since 19 Apr 04) 4% (42) 11% (126) 85% (987)
lip gloss (454 votes since 21 Feb 06) 4% (20) 13% (60) 82% (374)
Lips too dry (762 votes since 15 Dec 04) 12% (88) 25% (193) 63% (481)
lollipops (539 votes since 2 Sep 05) 11% (58) 17% (92) 72% (389)
Losec (Omeprazole) (817 votes since 25 Jan 04) 2% (14) 13% (103) 86% (700)
Losing temper / anger (1059 votes since 1 Nov 03) 13% (137) 25% (262) 62% (660)
Low B12 in blood work (983 votes since 2 Dec 03) 15% (144) 33% (325) 52% (514)
Lupus (1306 votes since 25 Apr 03) 7% (89) 17% (217) 77% (1000)
Malaria profilaxis, Paludrin (792 votes since 22 Feb 04) 3% (20) 11% (86) 87% (686)
Manual teeth brushing (1520 votes since 30 Apr 03) 16% (249) 30% (457) 54% (814)
marmite (1573 votes since 21 Mar 03) 2% (35) 11% (169) 87% (1369)
Meat Of All Kind (679 votes since 10 Feb 05) 3% (18) 9% (61) 88% (600)
Melon (906 votes since 16 Feb 04) 6% (55) 12% (113) 81% (738)
Menopause (832 votes since 10 Feb 04) 5% (38) 15% (123) 81% (671)
menstrual migranes (61 votes since 19 Jun 10) 16% (10) 8% (5) 75% (46)
Mercury tooth fillings (793 votes since 19 May 04) 5% (43) 18% (140) 77% (610)
methotrexate (395 votes since 26 Feb 06) 5% (18) 7% (27) 89% (350)
Milk and dairy products (1074 votes since 22 Jan 06) 5% (55) 16% (172) 79% (847)
mint (189 votes since 9 Feb 08) 6% (12) 8% (16) 85% (161)
mirena iud (187 votes since 28 Oct 07) 4% (7) 4% (7) 93% (173)
modafinal (325 votes since 1 Aug 06) 2% (7) 4% (14) 94% (304)
monosodiumglutamate MSG (950 votes since 23 Oct 03) 5% (46) 19% (180) 76% (724)
Mouth shut and still for many hours (190 votes since 9 Jan 08) 9% (18) 14% (27) 76% (145)
msg (87 votes since 16 Feb 10) 10% (9) 11% (10) 78% (68)
MSG (monosodium glutamate) (777 votes since 1 May 04) 6% (49) 16% (122) 78% (606)
Multiple Sclerosis (158 votes since 8 Jan 08) 5% (8) 5% (8) 90% (142)
naproxen anti inflammatory drug (118 votes since 31 Dec 08) 11% (13) 8% (9) 81% (96)
natural fruit acid (122 votes since 15 Jun 09) 21% (26) 21% (26) 57% (70)
Neurofen/Ibuprofen (227 votes since 11 Oct 07) 11% (26) 7% (16) 81% (185)
Nicorandil (angina drug) (13 votes since 2 Mar 15) 8% (1) 0% (0) 92% (12)
Nicorette (stop smoking gum) (1100 votes since 11 Jul 03) 5% (56) 10% (111) 85% (933)
Nicorette (stop smoking patches) (551 votes since 30 Apr 05) 3% (16) 7% (40) 90% (495)
Not eating enough fruit (614 votes since 29 Jun 05) 12% (73) 33% (201) 55% (340)
Nuts or seeds (1400 votes since 11 May 03) 6% (85) 17% (233) 77% (1082)
OCD (Eating Mouth) (283 votes since 29 Mar 07) 16% (45) 12% (34) 72% (204)
oestrogen levels female (92 votes since 20 Sep 09) 14% (13) 17% (16) 68% (63)
Olives (861 votes since 5 Mar 04) 2% (17) 8% (72) 90% (772)
onions (182 votes since 29 Feb 08) 5% (9) 11% (20) 84% (153)
Onions (1981 votes since 26 Nov 02) 3% (60) 14% (286) 83% (1635)
Oral Lichen Planus (321 votes since 9 Jan 07) 7% (23) 11% (35) 82% (263)
Oral Sex (1639 votes since 15 Apr 03) 11% (173) 19% (304) 71% (1162)
Orange juice (2430 votes since 27 Sep 02) 20% (478) 32% (782) 48% (1170)
Oranges (1166 votes since 26 Oct 03) 21% (244) 24% (277) 55% (645)
Over-exercising (1160 votes since 24 Jul 03) 4% (49) 10% (120) 85% (991)
Overactive immune system (478 votes since 10 Nov 05) 12% (56) 21% (98) 68% (324)
Overactive Salivery Glands (457 votes since 24 Nov 05) 6% (26) 19% (89) 75% (342)
Paracetamol (1100 votes since 31 Jul 03) 3% (28) 13% (142) 85% (930)
parodontological treatment (1047 votes since 25 Jul 03) 7% (75) 17% (177) 76% (795)
Passion Fruit (412 votes since 26 May 06) 6% (25) 15% (60) 79% (327)
Passive smoking (1242 votes since 11 Jun 03) 5% (68) 15% (189) 79% (985)
Peanut butter (293 votes since 11 May 07) 6% (19) 8% (22) 86% (252)
Peanuts (1989 votes since 30 Dec 02) 6% (128) 16% (319) 78% (1542)
pemphigus vulgaris (41 votes since 9 Apr 11) 7% (3) 5% (2) 88% (36)
Pesticide residues on fruit (622 votes since 6 Mar 05) 4% (27) 20% (124) 76% (471)
ph balance in mouth (717 votes since 18 Jan 05) 18% (131) 36% (259) 46% (327)
Physically & mentally exhausted (690 votes since 2 Aug 05) 47% (322) 31% (211) 23% (157)
piercings (353 votes since 1 Aug 06) 7% (25) 10% (36) 83% (292)
Pill jaw (Ecstacy use - ILLEGAL) (487 votes since 9 Aug 05) 8% (39) 9% (43) 83% (405)
Pineapple (2382 votes since 15 Jan 03) 16% (383) 23% (539) 61% (1460)
Pistachio (320 votes since 4 Jan 07) 6% (19) 6% (18) 88% (283)
Pizza (heated cheese) (154 votes since 18 Jul 08) 10% (15) 9% (14) 81% (125)
playing a musical instrument (i.e.flute (754 votes since 31 Aug 04) 6% (44) 11% (86) 83% (624)
plums (1154 votes since 22 Jul 03) 4% (49) 11% (129) 85% (976)
Pollution/fumes (1900 votes since 25 Nov 02) 3% (52) 22% (409) 76% (1439)
Polo Mints (11 votes since 28 Dec 15) 18% (2) 9% (1) 73% (8)
Poor dental/mouth hygiene (1227 votes since 6 Sep 03) 31% (375) 35% (428) 35% (424)
poor oral care, diet, gingivitusk stress (70 votes since 15 Jul 10) 21% (15) 24% (17) 54% (38)
Pop-tarts (378 votes since 13 Jul 06) 3% (13) 10% (38) 87% (327)
Potatoes (they turn to sugar) (21 votes since 14 Jan 14) 10% (2) 0% (0) 90% (19)
Pregnancy (780 votes since 22 Apr 04) 5% (40) 14% (107) 81% (633)
Prelude to another illness (1948 votes since 29 Jan 03) 27% (522) 36% (705) 37% (721)
prescribed drugs (513 votes since 19 Sep 05) 10% (49) 20% (104) 70% (360)
pressure at work (490 votes since 2 Jun 06) 31% (154) 33% (161) 36% (175)
Pure fruit juice (16 votes since 8 Apr 15) 13% (2) 19% (3) 69% (11)
Quinine (Tonic water) (87 votes since 10 Feb 10) 2% (2) 11% (10) 86% (75)
QUITTING SMOKING (46 votes since 15 Jun 11) 13% (6) 7% (3) 80% (37)
Radiotheraphy (461 votes since 1 Oct 05) 7% (31) 12% (54) 82% (376)
raw tomatoes (254 votes since 14 Nov 07) 21% (54) 25% (63) 54% (137)
Raw walnuts (1267 votes since 13 Jun 03) 7% (84) 10% (132) 83% (1051)
Reaction to Antibiotics (1573 votes since 6 Apr 03) 13% (198) 26% (404) 62% (971)
Red 40 food coloring (248 votes since 13 Jun 07) 5% (13) 7% (17) 88% (218)
red meat (914 votes since 28 Jan 04) 2% (22) 9% (86) 88% (806)
Red wine (1982 votes since 25 Nov 02) 5% (104) 20% (387) 75% (1491)
regular alcohol consumption (88 votes since 24 Apr 10) 17% (15) 11% (10) 72% (63)
Regurgitating and/or Vomiting (757 votes since 26 Aug 04) 10% (76) 21% (159) 69% (522)
restless tongue (157 votes since 28 Mar 08) 9% (14) 16% (25) 75% (118)
Rocket herb (18 votes since 16 Oct 13) 6% (1) 0% (0) 94% (17)
Salad Cream (2115 votes since 17 Oct 02) 4% (83) 14% (303) 82% (1729)
Salt (440 votes since 1 Jul 06) 9% (38) 22% (98) 69% (304)
SALT (1382 votes since 5 Jun 03) 9% (118) 26% (355) 66% (909)
Salt And Vinegar Potato chips (136 votes since 19 May 09) 15% (20) 37% (50) 49% (66)
sangria (14 votes since 11 Jul 15) 7% (1) 7% (1) 86% (12)
Seasonal (78 votes since 30 Apr 10) 6% (5) 13% (10) 81% (63)
sensitive skin inside & out? (762 votes since 21 Sep 04) 14% (108) 26% (200) 60% (454)
sesame oil (23 votes since 8 Jan 13) 4% (1) 4% (1) 91% (21)
SHORT BLOOD PRES. ELEVATION , ANGER (699 votes since 28 Nov 04) 10% (73) 19% (134) 70% (492)
sinusitus (188 votes since 22 Jan 08) 9% (17) 17% (32) 74% (139)
Sjogren's Syndrome (17 votes since 17 Apr 13) 12% (2) 0% (0) 88% (15)
skittles (536 votes since 2 Sep 05) 12% (65) 14% (76) 74% (395)
Sleeping with mouth open (2020 votes since 2 Mar 03) 9% (184) 29% (582) 62% (1254)
SLS in toothpastes (39 votes since 11 Jun 12) 31% (12) 26% (10) 44% (17)
Smoking (1427 votes since 25 Apr 03) 10% (148) 18% (259) 71% (1020)
Smoking cigars (434 votes since 8 Dec 05) 8% (33) 9% (40) 83% (361)
Sodium Benzonate (soft/fizzy drinks) (1364 votes since 6 May 03) 8% (108) 21% (287) 71% (969)
Sodium Lauryl/Lauryth Sulfate (557 votes since 26 Aug 05) 16% (90) 20% (113) 64% (354)
sodium valproate (1666 votes since 20 Jan 03) 3% (49) 23% (379) 74% (1238)
Sorbitol -often found in gum, mints etc (1110 votes since 25 Jul 03) 6% (65) 18% (199) 76% (846)
Sour Candy ie Sour Patch Kids (439 votes since 12 Apr 06) 15% (68) 20% (89) 64% (282)
SOY (111 votes since 28 Mar 09) 8% (9) 11% (12) 81% (90)
Soy (containing Wheat) (65 votes since 5 Aug 10) 12% (8) 8% (5) 80% (52)
SOY AND GLUTEN (12 votes since 4 Aug 15) 8% (1) 0% (0) 92% (11)
soy lethecin (471) (537 votes since 14 Jun 05) 3% (17) 11% (57) 86% (463)
soy sauce (1356 votes since 9 May 03) 4% (54) 16% (217) 80% (1085)
Specifically Big Red Cinimmon Gum (403 votes since 11 May 06) 7% (27) 14% (58) 79% (318)
Spicy Foods (Curries) (1643 votes since 19 Apr 03) 12% (200) 23% (372) 65% (1071)
Spicy, hot food (493 votes since 1 Apr 06) 15% (72) 24% (118) 61% (303)
stomach bug (357 votes since 30 Sep 06) 18% (64) 17% (61) 65% (232)
strawberries (1120 votes since 17 Sep 03) 10% (115) 17% (188) 73% (817)
strawberries, nectarines, peaches, kaki (94 votes since 24 May 10) 14% (13) 23% (22) 63% (59)
straws (suction) (369 votes since 24 Jul 06) 4% (14) 7% (26) 89% (329)
Stress (3214 votes since 27 Sep 02) 65% (2076) 26% (836) 9% (302)
Strong coffee (886 votes since 28 Mar 04) 7% (59) 18% (157) 76% (670)
Strong Tea (859 votes since 6 Apr 04) 4% (32) 14% (117) 83% (710)
Sucralose (Splenda) (241 votes since 28 Jul 07) 4% (10) 8% (20) 88% (211)
Sugar and too much sugary food (864 votes since 10 Aug 04) 18% (157) 26% (224) 56% (483)
sugar sweetened cereal (33 votes since 30 Jan 12) 9% (3) 6% (2) 85% (28)
Sulfa antibiotics (195 votes since 21 Oct 07) 9% (18) 5% (9) 86% (168)
sulphides (646 votes since 13 Jan 05) 4% (24) 15% (94) 82% (528)
sunburn to lips (297 votes since 5 Feb 07) 9% (27) 8% (25) 82% (245)
surfactants (25 votes since 30 Jul 12) 12% (3) 8% (2) 80% (20)
suttons disease (1144 votes since 9 Jun 03) 2% (27) 16% (186) 81% (931)
sweeteners (34 votes since 12 Nov 11) 12% (4) 3% (1) 85% (29)
Sweets (2987 votes since 15 Jan 03) 12% (350) 25% (737) 64% (1900)
Systemic Yeast Infection (81 votes since 24 Feb 10) 12% (10) 12% (10) 75% (61)
the pill (339 votes since 27 Aug 06) 7% (23) 12% (42) 81% (274)
Throat infection that moved to mouth (1658 votes since 6 Apr 03) 24% (394) 31% (513) 45% (751)
Tissue Damage in the Mouth before (241 votes since 31 Jan 08) 46% (112) 20% (48) 34% (81)
Tissue drying out during dental work (400 votes since 22 Jun 06) 14% (55) 16% (65) 70% (280)
TMJ/teeth grinding (797 votes since 18 Aug 04) 16% (129) 25% (200) 59% (468)
Tomato Ketchup (1096 votes since 26 Oct 03) 14% (153) 21% (234) 65% (709)
Tomatoes (2273 votes since 8 Nov 02) 18% (403) 27% (608) 56% (1262)
Tongue piercing (94 votes since 1 Aug 09) 10% (9) 9% (8) 82% (77)
tonsilitis (29 votes since 14 Jul 12) 21% (6) 17% (5) 62% (18)
Too much meat (beef, pork, chicken) (115 votes since 17 Apr 09) 3% (3) 8% (9) 90% (103)
too much oral B vitamin (20 votes since 8 Apr 13) 15% (3) 0% (0) 85% (17)
too much rich food (928 votes since 2 Jan 04) 8% (76) 20% (186) 72% (666)
Toothpaste with SLS (2454 votes since 27 Sep 02) 14% (348) 39% (957) 47% (1149)
Tothpaste with Flouride (703 votes since 4 Feb 05) 7% (52) 25% (177) 67% (474)
Ulcerative Colitis (1255 votes since 12 May 03) 8% (97) 23% (293) 69% (865)
use of anti-coagulants (636 votes since 18 Jan 05) 2% (15) 12% (74) 86% (547)
Using a new toothbrush (576 votes since 4 Jul 05) 10% (56) 18% (106) 72% (414)
Vasculitis (341 votes since 14 Jul 06) 5% (16) 8% (26) 88% (299)
vegetarian diet (580 votes since 9 May 05) 3% (19) 10% (60) 86% (501)
Very spicy / hot food with chilli (107 votes since 9 Mar 10) 16% (17) 33% (35) 51% (55)
Vinegar (1184 votes since 24 Jul 03) 8% (95) 24% (280) 68% (809)
Virus (957 votes since 27 Dec 04) 19% (185) 29% (275) 52% (497)
Vitamin B and folic acid deficiency (13 votes since 29 Oct 15) 38% (5) 8% (1) 54% (7)
vitamin b2 deficiency (531 votes since 1 Sep 05) 15% (78) 36% (190) 50% (263)
Vitamin C (97 votes since 10 Nov 09) 13% (13) 9% (9) 77% (75)
Vitamin C deficiency (1530 votes since 27 Dec 03) 16% (239) 42% (649) 42% (642)
Wellbutrin (prescription) (290 votes since 29 Nov 06) 2% (6) 6% (16) 92% (268)
werthers originals (521 votes since 23 Aug 05) 5% (26) 12% (63) 83% (432)
Wheat (73 votes since 24 Jun 10) 11% (8) 7% (5) 82% (60)
Wheat, rye or barley (1685 votes since 22 Feb 03) 5% (77) 16% (265) 80% (1343)
when glands play up (764 votes since 16 Sep 04) 14% (105) 27% (204) 60% (455)
White wine (1394 votes since 12 May 03) 6% (77) 16% (217) 79% (1100)
White wine, should be here but cannot fi (20 votes since 1 Jan 14) 15% (3) 0% (0) 85% (17)
Wine gums (451 votes since 15 Feb 06) 6% (25) 10% (46) 84% (380)
Wisdom teeth / dental problems (1091 votes since 14 Sep 03) 26% (285) 24% (261) 50% (545)
worry (69 votes since 10 Feb 11) 43% (30) 29% (20) 28% (19)
Worry over forthcoming event (484 votes since 11 May 06) 36% (175) 30% (144) 34% (165)
Worrying about money (391 votes since 22 Sep 06) 28% (111) 28% (111) 43% (169)
worrying over phobia/getting worked up (424 votes since 5 Aug 06) 28% (119) 29% (125) 42% (180)
Xanthan Gum (18 votes since 6 Mar 14) 11% (2) 0% (0) 89% (16)
Yeast infection candida (1364 votes since 3 May 03) 10% (131) 22% (299) 68% (934)
yoghurt (650 votes since 3 May 05) 3% (18) 12% (76) 86% (556)
Zinc deficiency (2013 votes since 14 Nov 02) 13% (258) 51% (1023) 36% (732)