What Causes Mouth Ulcers?

Public survey, 279673 votes for 399 causes since October 2002.

399 Causes, votes, since.
Currently sorted alphabetically in descending order
Causes them Exacerbates No effect
Zinc deficiency (2013 votes since 14 Nov 02) 13% (258) 51% (1023) 36% (732)
yoghurt (650 votes since 3 May 05) 3% (18) 12% (76) 86% (556)
Yeast infection candida (1364 votes since 3 May 03) 10% (131) 22% (299) 68% (934)
Xanthan Gum (18 votes since 6 Mar 14) 11% (2) 0% (0) 89% (16)
worrying over phobia/getting worked up (424 votes since 5 Aug 06) 28% (119) 29% (125) 42% (180)
Worrying about money (391 votes since 22 Sep 06) 28% (111) 28% (111) 43% (169)
Worry over forthcoming event (484 votes since 11 May 06) 36% (175) 30% (144) 34% (165)
worry (69 votes since 10 Feb 11) 43% (30) 29% (20) 28% (19)
Wisdom teeth / dental problems (1091 votes since 14 Sep 03) 26% (285) 24% (261) 50% (545)
Wine gums (451 votes since 15 Feb 06) 6% (25) 10% (46) 84% (380)
White wine, should be here but cannot fi (20 votes since 1 Jan 14) 15% (3) 0% (0) 85% (17)
White wine (1394 votes since 12 May 03) 6% (77) 16% (217) 79% (1100)
when glands play up (764 votes since 16 Sep 04) 14% (105) 27% (204) 60% (455)
Wheat, rye or barley (1685 votes since 22 Feb 03) 5% (77) 16% (265) 80% (1343)
Wheat (73 votes since 24 Jun 10) 11% (8) 7% (5) 82% (60)
werthers originals (521 votes since 23 Aug 05) 5% (26) 12% (63) 83% (432)
Wellbutrin (prescription) (290 votes since 29 Nov 06) 2% (6) 6% (16) 92% (268)
Vitamin C deficiency (1530 votes since 27 Dec 03) 16% (239) 42% (649) 42% (642)
Vitamin C (97 votes since 10 Nov 09) 13% (13) 9% (9) 77% (75)
vitamin b2 deficiency (531 votes since 1 Sep 05) 15% (78) 36% (190) 50% (263)
Vitamin B and folic acid deficiency (13 votes since 29 Oct 15) 38% (5) 8% (1) 54% (7)
Virus (957 votes since 27 Dec 04) 19% (185) 29% (275) 52% (497)
Vinegar (1184 votes since 24 Jul 03) 8% (95) 24% (280) 68% (809)
Very spicy / hot food with chilli (107 votes since 9 Mar 10) 16% (17) 33% (35) 51% (55)
vegetarian diet (580 votes since 9 May 05) 3% (19) 10% (60) 86% (501)
Vasculitis (341 votes since 14 Jul 06) 5% (16) 8% (26) 88% (299)
Using a new toothbrush (576 votes since 4 Jul 05) 10% (56) 18% (106) 72% (414)
use of anti-coagulants (636 votes since 18 Jan 05) 2% (15) 12% (74) 86% (547)
Ulcerative Colitis (1255 votes since 12 May 03) 8% (97) 23% (293) 69% (865)
Tothpaste with Flouride (703 votes since 4 Feb 05) 7% (52) 25% (177) 67% (474)
Toothpaste with SLS (2455 votes since 27 Sep 02) 14% (349) 39% (957) 47% (1149)
too much rich food (928 votes since 2 Jan 04) 8% (76) 20% (186) 72% (666)
too much oral B vitamin (20 votes since 8 Apr 13) 15% (3) 0% (0) 85% (17)
Too much meat (beef, pork, chicken) (115 votes since 17 Apr 09) 3% (3) 8% (9) 90% (103)
tonsilitis (29 votes since 14 Jul 12) 21% (6) 17% (5) 62% (18)
Tongue piercing (94 votes since 1 Aug 09) 10% (9) 9% (8) 82% (77)
Tomatoes (2273 votes since 8 Nov 02) 18% (403) 27% (608) 56% (1262)
Tomato Ketchup (1096 votes since 26 Oct 03) 14% (153) 21% (234) 65% (709)
TMJ/teeth grinding (797 votes since 18 Aug 04) 16% (129) 25% (200) 59% (468)
Tissue drying out during dental work (400 votes since 22 Jun 06) 14% (55) 16% (65) 70% (280)
Tissue Damage in the Mouth before (241 votes since 31 Jan 08) 46% (112) 20% (48) 34% (81)
Throat infection that moved to mouth (1658 votes since 6 Apr 03) 24% (394) 31% (513) 45% (751)
the pill (339 votes since 27 Aug 06) 7% (23) 12% (42) 81% (274)
Systemic Yeast Infection (81 votes since 24 Feb 10) 12% (10) 12% (10) 75% (61)
Sweets (2987 votes since 15 Jan 03) 12% (350) 25% (737) 64% (1900)
sweeteners (34 votes since 12 Nov 11) 12% (4) 3% (1) 85% (29)
suttons disease (1144 votes since 9 Jun 03) 2% (27) 16% (186) 81% (931)
surfactants (25 votes since 30 Jul 12) 12% (3) 8% (2) 80% (20)
sunburn to lips (297 votes since 5 Feb 07) 9% (27) 8% (25) 82% (245)
sulphides (646 votes since 13 Jan 05) 4% (24) 15% (94) 82% (528)
Sulfa antibiotics (195 votes since 21 Oct 07) 9% (18) 5% (9) 86% (168)
sugar sweetened cereal (33 votes since 30 Jan 12) 9% (3) 6% (2) 85% (28)
Sugar and too much sugary food (864 votes since 10 Aug 04) 18% (157) 26% (224) 56% (483)
Sucralose (Splenda) (241 votes since 28 Jul 07) 4% (10) 8% (20) 88% (211)
Strong Tea (859 votes since 6 Apr 04) 4% (32) 14% (117) 83% (710)
Strong coffee (886 votes since 28 Mar 04) 7% (59) 18% (157) 76% (670)
Stress (3214 votes since 27 Sep 02) 65% (2076) 26% (836) 9% (302)
straws (suction) (369 votes since 24 Jul 06) 4% (14) 7% (26) 89% (329)
strawberries, nectarines, peaches, kaki (94 votes since 24 May 10) 14% (13) 23% (22) 63% (59)
strawberries (1120 votes since 17 Sep 03) 10% (115) 17% (188) 73% (817)
stomach bug (357 votes since 30 Sep 06) 18% (64) 17% (61) 65% (232)
Spicy, hot food (493 votes since 1 Apr 06) 15% (72) 24% (118) 61% (303)
Spicy Foods (Curries) (1643 votes since 19 Apr 03) 12% (200) 23% (372) 65% (1071)
Specifically Big Red Cinimmon Gum (403 votes since 11 May 06) 7% (27) 14% (58) 79% (318)
soy sauce (1356 votes since 9 May 03) 4% (54) 16% (217) 80% (1085)
soy lethecin (471) (537 votes since 14 Jun 05) 3% (17) 11% (57) 86% (463)
SOY AND GLUTEN (12 votes since 4 Aug 15) 8% (1) 0% (0) 92% (11)
Soy (containing Wheat) (65 votes since 5 Aug 10) 12% (8) 8% (5) 80% (52)
SOY (111 votes since 28 Mar 09) 8% (9) 11% (12) 81% (90)
Sour Candy ie Sour Patch Kids (439 votes since 12 Apr 06) 15% (68) 20% (89) 64% (282)
Sorbitol -often found in gum, mints etc (1110 votes since 25 Jul 03) 6% (65) 18% (199) 76% (846)
sodium valproate (1666 votes since 20 Jan 03) 3% (49) 23% (379) 74% (1238)
Sodium Lauryl/Lauryth Sulfate (557 votes since 26 Aug 05) 16% (90) 20% (113) 64% (354)
Sodium Benzonate (soft/fizzy drinks) (1364 votes since 6 May 03) 8% (108) 21% (287) 71% (969)
Smoking cigars (434 votes since 8 Dec 05) 8% (33) 9% (40) 83% (361)
Smoking (1427 votes since 25 Apr 03) 10% (148) 18% (259) 71% (1020)
SLS in toothpastes (40 votes since 11 Jun 12) 33% (13) 25% (10) 43% (17)
Sleeping with mouth open (2020 votes since 2 Mar 03) 9% (184) 29% (582) 62% (1254)
skittles (536 votes since 2 Sep 05) 12% (65) 14% (76) 74% (395)
Sjogren's Syndrome (17 votes since 17 Apr 13) 12% (2) 0% (0) 88% (15)
sinusitus (188 votes since 22 Jan 08) 9% (17) 17% (32) 74% (139)
SHORT BLOOD PRES. ELEVATION , ANGER (699 votes since 28 Nov 04) 10% (73) 19% (134) 70% (492)
sesame oil (23 votes since 8 Jan 13) 4% (1) 4% (1) 91% (21)
sensitive skin inside & out? (762 votes since 21 Sep 04) 14% (108) 26% (200) 60% (454)
Seasonal (78 votes since 30 Apr 10) 6% (5) 13% (10) 81% (63)
sangria (14 votes since 11 Jul 15) 7% (1) 7% (1) 86% (12)
Salt And Vinegar Potato chips (136 votes since 19 May 09) 15% (20) 37% (50) 49% (66)
SALT (1382 votes since 5 Jun 03) 9% (118) 26% (355) 66% (909)
Salt (440 votes since 1 Jul 06) 9% (38) 22% (98) 69% (304)
Salad Cream (2115 votes since 17 Oct 02) 4% (83) 14% (303) 82% (1729)
Rocket herb (18 votes since 16 Oct 13) 6% (1) 0% (0) 94% (17)
restless tongue (157 votes since 28 Mar 08) 9% (14) 16% (25) 75% (118)
Regurgitating and/or Vomiting (757 votes since 26 Aug 04) 10% (76) 21% (159) 69% (522)
regular alcohol consumption (88 votes since 24 Apr 10) 17% (15) 11% (10) 72% (63)
Red wine (1982 votes since 25 Nov 02) 5% (104) 20% (387) 75% (1491)
red meat (914 votes since 28 Jan 04) 2% (22) 9% (86) 88% (806)
Red 40 food coloring (248 votes since 13 Jun 07) 5% (13) 7% (17) 88% (218)
Reaction to Antibiotics (1573 votes since 6 Apr 03) 13% (198) 26% (404) 62% (971)
Raw walnuts (1267 votes since 13 Jun 03) 7% (84) 10% (132) 83% (1051)
raw tomatoes (254 votes since 14 Nov 07) 21% (54) 25% (63) 54% (137)
Radiotheraphy (461 votes since 1 Oct 05) 7% (31) 12% (54) 82% (376)
QUITTING SMOKING (46 votes since 15 Jun 11) 13% (6) 7% (3) 80% (37)
Quinine (Tonic water) (87 votes since 10 Feb 10) 2% (2) 11% (10) 86% (75)
Pure fruit juice (16 votes since 8 Apr 15) 13% (2) 19% (3) 69% (11)
pressure at work (490 votes since 2 Jun 06) 31% (154) 33% (161) 36% (175)
prescribed drugs (513 votes since 19 Sep 05) 10% (49) 20% (104) 70% (360)
Prelude to another illness (1948 votes since 29 Jan 03) 27% (522) 36% (705) 37% (721)
Pregnancy (780 votes since 22 Apr 04) 5% (40) 14% (107) 81% (633)
Potatoes (they turn to sugar) (21 votes since 14 Jan 14) 10% (2) 0% (0) 90% (19)
Pop-tarts (378 votes since 13 Jul 06) 3% (13) 10% (38) 87% (327)
poor oral care, diet, gingivitusk stress (70 votes since 15 Jul 10) 21% (15) 24% (17) 54% (38)
Poor dental/mouth hygiene (1227 votes since 6 Sep 03) 31% (375) 35% (428) 35% (424)
Polo Mints (11 votes since 28 Dec 15) 18% (2) 9% (1) 73% (8)
Pollution/fumes (1900 votes since 25 Nov 02) 3% (52) 22% (409) 76% (1439)
plums (1154 votes since 22 Jul 03) 4% (49) 11% (129) 85% (976)
playing a musical instrument (i.e.flute (754 votes since 31 Aug 04) 6% (44) 11% (86) 83% (624)
Pizza (heated cheese) (154 votes since 18 Jul 08) 10% (15) 9% (14) 81% (125)
Pistachio (320 votes since 4 Jan 07) 6% (19) 6% (18) 88% (283)
Pineapple (2382 votes since 15 Jan 03) 16% (383) 23% (539) 61% (1460)
Pill jaw (Ecstacy use - ILLEGAL) (487 votes since 9 Aug 05) 8% (39) 9% (43) 83% (405)
piercings (353 votes since 1 Aug 06) 7% (25) 10% (36) 83% (292)
Physically & mentally exhausted (690 votes since 2 Aug 05) 47% (322) 31% (211) 23% (157)
ph balance in mouth (717 votes since 18 Jan 05) 18% (131) 36% (259) 46% (327)
Pesticide residues on fruit (622 votes since 6 Mar 05) 4% (27) 20% (124) 76% (471)
pemphigus vulgaris (41 votes since 9 Apr 11) 7% (3) 5% (2) 88% (36)
Peanuts (1989 votes since 30 Dec 02) 6% (128) 16% (319) 78% (1542)
Peanut butter (293 votes since 11 May 07) 6% (19) 8% (22) 86% (252)
Passive smoking (1242 votes since 11 Jun 03) 5% (68) 15% (189) 79% (985)
Passion Fruit (412 votes since 26 May 06) 6% (25) 15% (60) 79% (327)
parodontological treatment (1047 votes since 25 Jul 03) 7% (75) 17% (177) 76% (795)
Paracetamol (1100 votes since 31 Jul 03) 3% (28) 13% (142) 85% (930)
Overactive Salivery Glands (457 votes since 24 Nov 05) 6% (26) 19% (89) 75% (342)
Overactive immune system (478 votes since 10 Nov 05) 12% (56) 21% (98) 68% (324)
Over-exercising (1160 votes since 24 Jul 03) 4% (49) 10% (120) 85% (991)
Oranges (1166 votes since 26 Oct 03) 21% (244) 24% (277) 55% (645)
Orange juice (2430 votes since 27 Sep 02) 20% (478) 32% (782) 48% (1170)
Oral Sex (1639 votes since 15 Apr 03) 11% (173) 19% (304) 71% (1162)
Oral Lichen Planus (321 votes since 9 Jan 07) 7% (23) 11% (35) 82% (263)
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)
Olives (861 votes since 5 Mar 04) 2% (17) 8% (72) 90% (772)
oestrogen levels female (92 votes since 20 Sep 09) 14% (13) 17% (16) 68% (63)
OCD (Eating Mouth) (283 votes since 29 Mar 07) 16% (45) 12% (34) 72% (204)
Nuts or seeds (1400 votes since 11 May 03) 6% (85) 17% (233) 77% (1082)
Not eating enough fruit (614 votes since 29 Jun 05) 12% (73) 33% (201) 55% (340)
Nicorette (stop smoking patches) (551 votes since 30 Apr 05) 3% (16) 7% (40) 90% (495)
Nicorette (stop smoking gum) (1100 votes since 11 Jul 03) 5% (56) 10% (111) 85% (933)
Nicorandil (angina drug) (13 votes since 2 Mar 15) 8% (1) 0% (0) 92% (12)
Neurofen/Ibuprofen (227 votes since 11 Oct 07) 11% (26) 7% (16) 81% (185)
natural fruit acid (122 votes since 15 Jun 09) 21% (26) 21% (26) 57% (70)
naproxen anti inflammatory drug (118 votes since 31 Dec 08) 11% (13) 8% (9) 81% (96)
Multiple Sclerosis (158 votes since 8 Jan 08) 5% (8) 5% (8) 90% (142)
MSG (monosodium glutamate) (777 votes since 1 May 04) 6% (49) 16% (122) 78% (606)
msg (87 votes since 16 Feb 10) 10% (9) 11% (10) 78% (68)
Mouth shut and still for many hours (190 votes since 9 Jan 08) 9% (18) 14% (27) 76% (145)
monosodiumglutamate MSG (950 votes since 23 Oct 03) 5% (46) 19% (180) 76% (724)
modafinal (325 votes since 1 Aug 06) 2% (7) 4% (14) 94% (304)
mirena iud (187 votes since 28 Oct 07) 4% (7) 4% (7) 93% (173)
mint (189 votes since 9 Feb 08) 6% (12) 8% (16) 85% (161)
Milk and dairy products (1074 votes since 22 Jan 06) 5% (55) 16% (172) 79% (847)
methotrexate (395 votes since 26 Feb 06) 5% (18) 7% (27) 89% (350)
Mercury tooth fillings (793 votes since 19 May 04) 5% (43) 18% (140) 77% (610)
menstrual migranes (61 votes since 19 Jun 10) 16% (10) 8% (5) 75% (46)
Menopause (832 votes since 10 Feb 04) 5% (38) 15% (123) 81% (671)
Melon (906 votes since 16 Feb 04) 6% (55) 12% (113) 81% (738)
Meat Of All Kind (679 votes since 10 Feb 05) 3% (18) 9% (61) 88% (600)
marmite (1573 votes since 21 Mar 03) 2% (35) 11% (169) 87% (1369)
Manual teeth brushing (1520 votes since 30 Apr 03) 16% (249) 30% (457) 54% (814)
Malaria profilaxis, Paludrin (792 votes since 22 Feb 04) 3% (20) 11% (86) 87% (686)
Lupus (1306 votes since 25 Apr 03) 7% (89) 17% (217) 77% (1000)
Low B12 in blood work (983 votes since 2 Dec 03) 15% (144) 33% (325) 52% (514)
Losing temper / anger (1059 votes since 1 Nov 03) 13% (137) 25% (262) 62% (660)
Losec (Omeprazole) (817 votes since 25 Jan 04) 2% (14) 13% (103) 86% (700)
lollipops (539 votes since 2 Sep 05) 11% (58) 17% (92) 72% (389)
Lips too dry (762 votes since 15 Dec 04) 12% (88) 25% (193) 63% (481)
lip gloss (454 votes since 21 Feb 06) 4% (20) 13% (60) 82% (374)
Lip balms (1155 votes since 19 Apr 04) 4% (42) 11% (126) 85% (987)
Licorice (404 votes since 18 Apr 06) 3% (13) 9% (37) 88% (354)
Licking envelopes (551 votes since 3 Aug 05) 6% (32) 16% (89) 78% (430)
Licking / biting lips (146 votes since 10 Jan 09) 36% (52) 15% (22) 49% (72)
Lichenoid Reaction ie allergies (72 votes since 27 Apr 10) 13% (9) 6% (4) 82% (59)
Lemons (784 votes since 7 Jan 05) 18% (142) 23% (179) 59% (463)
lemonade (116 votes since 20 Aug 09) 14% (16) 23% (27) 63% (73)
Lack of Vitamin B (2152 votes since 14 Nov 02) 18% (383) 50% (1083) 32% (686)
Lack Of Veg (710 votes since 10 Feb 05) 13% (92) 29% (205) 58% (413)
Lack of sleep (or poor sleep) (3396 votes since 27 Sep 02) 38% (1292) 40% (1348) 22% (756)
Lack of sleep (131 votes since 25 Jan 10) 40% (53) 28% (37) 31% (41)
Lack of Health (vitamin defficiency (1396 votes since 11 Jun 03) 35% (491) 34% (481) 30% (424)
Lack of exercise (350 votes since 18 Oct 06) 7% (25) 26% (92) 67% (233)
L-Term effect of childhood mononucleosis (656 votes since 27 Dec 04) 3% (22) 15% (97) 82% (537)
L-Lysene Deficiency (512 votes since 3 Sep 05) 9% (46) 24% (125) 67% (341)
L-Arginine (20 votes since 28 Jan 13) 5% (1) 5% (1) 90% (18)
Kiwi fruit (1641 votes since 24 Mar 03) 8% (135) 17% (282) 75% (1224)
Kissing (1082 votes since 4 Nov 03) 7% (75) 18% (192) 75% (815)
ketchup or mayanaise (906 votes since 5 Mar 04) 11% (97) 16% (142) 74% (667)
Jelly Belly candies (19 votes since 7 Nov 13) 5% (1) 11% (2) 84% (16)
irregular brushing of teeth? (1310 votes since 27 Jun 03) 18% (242) 31% (407) 50% (661)
Iron deficiency (1746 votes since 19 Feb 03) 13% (231) 44% (774) 42% (741)
Intolerance to foods with yeast in (1400 votes since 25 Apr 03) 7% (104) 23% (315) 70% (981)
Indigestion (468 votes since 24 Nov 05) 8% (39) 21% (98) 71% (331)
Immunosupression med after transplant (302 votes since 7 Nov 06) 8% (25) 7% (21) 85% (256)
Illegal drugs - magic mushrooms (457 votes since 28 Sep 05) 4% (18) 9% (43) 87% (396)
illegal drug use (speed) (1143 votes since 30 Jun 03) 10% (109) 15% (175) 75% (859)
Iced Tea (regular or excessive) (74 votes since 29 Jul 10) 1% (1) 9% (7) 89% (66)
Ice Pops (794 votes since 14 May 04) 4% (34) 10% (81) 86% (679)
Ibuprofen taken for consecutive days (32 votes since 1 Nov 12) 28% (9) 6% (2) 66% (21)
Hunger (low blood sugar?) (1242 votes since 25 Jun 03) 7% (90) 22% (275) 71% (877)
HPV Human Papilloma Virus, Oral (27 votes since 8 May 12) 19% (5) 7% (2) 74% (20)
HOT WEATHER (171 votes since 26 Mar 08) 5% (8) 9% (15) 87% (148)
hot peppers (740 votes since 9 Dec 04) 9% (67) 19% (137) 72% (536)
Hormone Replacement Therapy (138 votes since 25 May 08) 7% (10) 5% (7) 88% (121)
Hormonal cycle (2061 votes since 27 Nov 02) 22% (460) 34% (701) 44% (900)
Holiday break from work (921 votes since 27 Dec 03) 5% (47) 12% (110) 83% (764)
High Sugar Intake- (87 votes since 14 May 10) 17% (15) 20% (17) 63% (55)
Hi Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) (70 votes since 15 Jun 10) 10% (7) 7% (5) 83% (58)
Herpes simplex (1545 votes since 19 Jul 03) 13% (201) 24% (374) 63% (970)
Herpes (25 votes since 12 Sep 12) 32% (8) 8% (2) 60% (15)
Hereditary (parents & children suffer) (826 votes since 28 Oct 04) 34% (283) 25% (203) 41% (340)
Having Dental Surgery (107 votes since 22 Jul 09) 30% (32) 9% (10) 61% (65)
Having a Brace or Dental treatment (1706 votes since 6 Apr 03) 35% (592) 22% (379) 43% (735)
haribo sweets (112 votes since 2 May 09) 8% (9) 14% (16) 78% (87)
hand, foot, mouth disease (987 votes since 14 Sep 03) 11% (109) 13% (131) 76% (747)
H. Pylori (76 votes since 21 Mar 10) 5% (4) 8% (6) 87% (66)
Gum shield to prevent teeth grinding (277 votes since 18 Apr 07) 8% (21) 12% (32) 81% (224)
Guava fruit (160 votes since 11 Mar 08) 6% (9) 11% (18) 83% (133)
Grapefruit, lime (94 votes since 3 Mar 10) 18% (17) 29% (27) 53% (50)
grapefruit (994 votes since 21 Jan 04) 17% (170) 21% (211) 62% (613)
gluten (159 votes since 30 Mar 08) 12% (19) 8% (12) 81% (128)
Gluten (750 votes since 18 Aug 04) 7% (54) 14% (103) 79% (593)
Glucose syrup (794 votes since 6 Apr 04) 3% (22) 11% (90) 86% (682)
Glandular fever (1628 votes since 10 May 03) 12% (198) 26% (424) 62% (1006)
Glandular Fever (149 votes since 17 Apr 08) 15% (23) 15% (23) 69% (103)
Giving up smoking (1844 votes since 25 Feb 03) 10% (181) 12% (229) 78% (1434)
GERD (acid reflux) (89 votes since 16 Jan 10) 13% (12) 17% (15) 70% (62)
Genetic pre-disposition (1781 votes since 23 Feb 03) 29% (510) 29% (521) 42% (750)
Generally run down (2264 votes since 9 Feb 03) 62% (1402) 25% (566) 13% (296)
General anaesthetic (655 votes since 18 Jan 05) 5% (34) 13% (84) 82% (537)
Gastric reflux (1096 votes since 25 Jun 04) 15% (168) 25% (272) 60% (656)
Garlic (467 votes since 15 Mar 06) 2% (11) 12% (57) 85% (399)
Fungal Cause (995 votes since 10 Oct 03) 9% (93) 23% (225) 68% (677)
Full mouth dentures (1194 votes since 17 Jun 03) 13% (157) 18% (219) 69% (818)
FRUITY BROWN SAUCE (192 votes since 3 Jan 08) 9% (17) 11% (21) 80% (154)
Food Allergy (1175 votes since 5 Aug 03) 20% (238) 27% (319) 53% (618)
following dentl surgery (324 votes since 6 Jan 07) 18% (59) 12% (40) 69% (225)
Folic Acid deficiency (1723 votes since 14 Feb 03) 9% (149) 40% (685) 52% (889)
Fizzy Sherbert (alone or coating sweets) (466 votes since 6 Jan 06) 11% (53) 15% (71) 73% (342)
Fizzy drinks (2121 votes since 26 Jan 03) 8% (163) 23% (485) 69% (1473)
fever (613 votes since 7 May 05) 13% (81) 23% (141) 64% (391)
feeling mentally and physically low (638 votes since 24 Aug 05) 42% (269) 28% (181) 29% (188)
Fatty foods (2003 votes since 26 Mar 03) 5% (92) 18% (370) 77% (1541)
Excessive Vitamin C (394 votes since 13 Jun 06) 9% (35) 16% (64) 75% (295)
excessive dieting (685 votes since 23 Dec 04) 6% (41) 16% (113) 78% (531)
excessive alcohol consumption (160 votes since 21 Jul 08) 17% (27) 15% (24) 68% (109)
electronic cigarettes (17 votes since 7 May 13) 6% (1) 6% (1) 88% (15)
Eggs (1936 votes since 11 Jan 03) 2% (34) 8% (151) 90% (1751)
ear infections/antibiotics (42 votes since 26 Jun 11) 17% (7) 12% (5) 71% (30)
Ear Infection (45 votes since 11 Jun 11) 11% (5) 9% (4) 80% (36)
during pill sugar strip (during period) (147 votes since 2 Apr 08) 6% (9) 6% (9) 88% (129)
During a cold or flu (1397 votes since 30 Jun 03) 35% (485) 32% (450) 33% (462)
Dry mouth due to prescribed medications (73 votes since 22 Jul 10) 22% (16) 12% (9) 66% (48)
Dry Mouth (608 votes since 15 Jun 05) 15% (91) 25% (154) 60% (363)
Drop In Immune System (1693 votes since 20 Apr 03) 48% (819) 34% (572) 18% (302)
dried fruits (as in fruit cake) (694 votes since 13 Jan 05) 5% (38) 9% (64) 85% (592)
dr. pepper (397 votes since 2 Jul 06) 7% (28) 9% (37) 84% (332)
Dirty fingers in mouth (1405 votes since 11 May 04) 13% (179) 26% (365) 61% (861)
Digestiive disorder (intestinal) (2302 votes since 14 Apr 03) 9% (214) 25% (572) 66% (1516)
diet ( lacking in fruit and vegetaBles (29 votes since 16 Mar 13) 17% (5) 14% (4) 69% (20)
Diaretics (Caffiene, Alcohol, Heat!) (1655 votes since 25 Mar 03) 8% (140) 27% (454) 64% (1061)
Diabetes medications (39 votes since 2 Jun 11) 3% (1) 10% (4) 87% (34)
diabetes (930 votes since 4 Nov 03) 5% (45) 16% (147) 79% (738)
Detergent (left on plates/cutlery etc) (2065 votes since 23 Oct 02) 3% (59) 19% (391) 78% (1615)
Dermatitis herpetiformis/coeliac disease (20 votes since 25 Mar 13) 20% (4) 0% (0) 80% (16)
Depression (1260 votes since 19 Aug 03) 27% (342) 38% (479) 35% (439)
dentist- local anaesthetic (puncture) (140 votes since 8 Sep 08) 17% (24) 12% (17) 71% (99)
dentist (297 votes since 30 Apr 07) 16% (48) 16% (49) 67% (200)
Dental Desensitizer (357 votes since 14 Jul 06) 4% (16) 9% (33) 86% (308)
Dehydration (1262 votes since 3 Jul 03) 14% (175) 31% (396) 55% (691)
Dairy products - high amine only (45 votes since 15 Jun 11) 9% (4) 7% (3) 84% (38)
cutting gums with toothbrush (230 votes since 4 Jan 08) 38% (88) 21% (48) 41% (94)
Crohn’s Disease (1616 votes since 14 Feb 03) 6% (103) 24% (384) 70% (1129)
crisps/chips (especially with 622 flavor (193 votes since 11 Mar 08) 18% (34) 20% (39) 62% (120)
cox-2 antiinflammatories (124 votes since 23 Sep 08) 7% (9) 4% (5) 89% (110)
Constipation or Bowl irregularities (54 votes since 3 Nov 10) 11% (6) 11% (6) 78% (42)
constipation (33 votes since 12 Nov 11) 9% (3) 3% (1) 88% (29)
Concentrated drinks (squash!) its true! (339 votes since 12 Nov 06) 10% (33) 14% (47) 76% (259)
Coke - not just any fizzy drink (1381 votes since 25 May 03) 9% (126) 20% (270) 71% (985)
coeliac disease (133 votes since 21 Jul 08) 13% (17) 5% (6) 83% (110)
Codiene (144 votes since 4 Jul 08) 4% (6) 8% (11) 88% (127)
Class A drug use - Cocaine (1074 votes since 22 Jul 03) 8% (84) 13% (142) 79% (848)
Citrus Fruits (147 votes since 19 Jun 09) 25% (37) 32% (47) 43% (63)
Citric acid (1909 votes since 4 Mar 03) 22% (426) 27% (517) 51% (966)
Cinnamon, Sodium Bernzoate,Benzoic Acid (50 votes since 11 Mar 11) 14% (7) 10% (5) 76% (38)
cinnamon gum (52 votes since 25 Mar 11) 10% (5) 17% (9) 73% (38)
Cinnamon (821 votes since 12 Aug 04) 5% (42) 12% (95) 83% (684)
Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME (1336 votes since 10 May 03) 15% (202) 28% (372) 57% (762)
chocolate (175 votes since 4 Aug 08) 15% (27) 23% (41) 61% (107)
Chocolate (3975 votes since 30 Dec 02) 12% (495) 22% (878) 65% (2602)
Chlorine (pool water) (77 votes since 20 May 10) 6% (5) 6% (5) 87% (67)
chilli peppers (109 votes since 3 Nov 09) 11% (12) 27% (29) 62% (68)
chewing tongue (380 votes since 28 Nov 06) 31% (118) 19% (71) 50% (191)
Chewing of tobacco i.e. Gutkha etc, etc (16 votes since 3 Oct 13) 0% (0) 0% (0) 100% (16)
Chewing gum (2011 votes since 6 Jan 03) 9% (183) 18% (365) 73% (1463)
cherries (109 votes since 12 Aug 09) 7% (8) 12% (13) 81% (88)
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)
Change in Altitude (lower oxygen) (244 votes since 6 Jul 07) 5% (13) 4% (9) 91% (222)
Champagne (989 votes since 20 Nov 03) 4% (40) 10% (103) 86% (846)
CGD Carrier (20 votes since 5 Dec 12) 5% (1) 5% (1) 90% (18)
certain strong cheddar cheeses (530 votes since 18 Sep 05) 5% (28) 15% (82) 79% (420)
Cerebral Palsy - muscular tension (439 votes since 2 Nov 05) 3% (11) 10% (46) 87% (382)
Celiac disease (1201 votes since 16 Jul 03) 6% (74) 17% (201) 77% (926)
Catching them from someone else (690 votes since 14 Jun 05) 11% (73) 12% (82) 78% (535)
cannabis use (illegal) (512 votes since 6 Aug 05) 5% (26) 9% (45) 86% (441)
candida (14 votes since 24 Mar 15) 14% (2) 7% (1) 79% (11)
Cancer Treatment - Chemotherapy (596 votes since 28 Mar 05) 11% (67) 13% (76) 76% (453)
cancer (523 votes since 5 Jun 05) 9% (45) 15% (77) 77% (401)
Calcium deficiency (1227 votes since 30 May 03) 4% (43) 26% (324) 70% (860)
Burns or scalds to mouth (1891 votes since 24 Jan 06) 28% (530) 26% (495) 46% (866)
Bulimia (49 votes since 17 Nov 10) 12% (6) 8% (4) 80% (39)
Bread (and other yeasty foods) (359 votes since 30 Oct 06) 8% (28) 14% (52) 78% (279)
Braces (966 votes since 31 Mar 05) 28% (273) 17% (161) 55% (532)
Blue cheese (174 votes since 9 Feb 08) 4% (7) 6% (10) 90% (157)
blackcurrent liquorice boiled sweets (161 votes since 23 Mar 08) 7% (12) 11% (18) 81% (131)
Blackcurrent (848 votes since 9 Mar 04) 3% (29) 11% (94) 85% (725)
Black beans (12 votes since 28 Sep 15) 8% (1) 0% (0) 92% (11)
Biting of inside of mouth and lip (230 votes since 5 Apr 09) 70% (161) 13% (29) 17% (40)
Biting nails (97 votes since 9 Jan 10) 12% (12) 13% (13) 74% (72)
Biscuits and bread etc (1256 votes since 20 Jun 03) 5% (65) 13% (169) 81% (1022)
Birth Control Pills (1181 votes since 13 Sep 03) 5% (57) 19% (224) 76% (900)
benzoates (578 votes since 8 Apr 05) 4% (25) 14% (81) 82% (472)
Being intensely upset for short time (414 votes since 11 Sep 06) 32% (132) 24% (99) 44% (183)
behcets syndrome (82 votes since 29 Jan 10) 17% (14) 2% (2) 80% (66)
Behcets Disease (1484 votes since 12 Mar 03) 4% (64) 19% (278) 77% (1142)
Before period (females) hormonal change (1070 votes since 30 Oct 03) 22% (239) 26% (275) 52% (556)
BEFORE a cold/sore throat (231 votes since 25 Nov 07) 33% (76) 21% (49) 46% (106)
Beer (1012 votes since 27 Nov 03) 5% (55) 12% (121) 83% (836)
Bananas (1649 votes since 28 Mar 03) 5% (88) 13% (219) 81% (1342)
balsamic vinegar (125 votes since 10 Jun 09) 7% (9) 33% (41) 60% (75)
Bacteria (2278 votes since 23 Nov 02) 29% (668) 44% (995) 27% (615)
avocado (731 votes since 12 Nov 04) 2% (16) 7% (51) 91% (664)
Auto-immune diseases (98 votes since 12 Feb 10) 37% (36) 9% (9) 54% (53)
auto-immune disease (hypothyroid) (679 votes since 18 Jan 05) 13% (88) 19% (130) 68% (461)
Asthma inhalers (935 votes since 8 Feb 04) 5% (47) 13% (123) 82% (765)
Aspartame (849 votes since 10 Feb 04) 4% (37) 16% (133) 80% (679)
Artificial flavors colors & preservative (572 votes since 14 Jun 05) 6% (34) 19% (108) 75% (430)
Apples (1311 votes since 13 Jun 03) 7% (89) 14% (177) 80% (1045)
Anything w/ the food dye: Yellow #6 (278 votes since 30 Mar 07) 4% (11) 8% (23) 88% (244)
Anything fermented (69 votes since 3 Jun 10) 7% (5) 13% (9) 80% (55)
Any toothpaste with whitening in it (31 votes since 21 Mar 12) 10% (3) 16% (5) 74% (23)
any flavoured spicy coated crisps. (43 votes since 21 Sep 11) 23% (10) 9% (4) 67% (29)
Anxiety (1351 votes since 11 Sep 03) 43% (580) 33% (450) 24% (321)
Antiobiotics (general) (82 votes since 15 Apr 10) 17% (14) 9% (7) 74% (61)
Antibiotics from Cancer surgery (925 votes since 18 Oct 03) 6% (52) 13% (116) 82% (757)
anti-inflammatory drugs (1809 votes since 27 Jan 03) 7% (127) 22% (405) 71% (1277)
Anti Snoring Spray (278 votes since 28 Dec 06) 2% (5) 4% (10) 95% (263)
Anaemia/low levels of stored iron (599 votes since 25 May 05) 14% (86) 31% (185) 55% (328)
Amlodipine tablets (100 votes since 20 May 09) 4% (4) 7% (7) 89% (89)
amalgam dental fillings (18 votes since 17 Jan 14) 6% (1) 0% (0) 94% (17)
Aluminium (1731 votes since 15 Jul 03) 3% (55) 14% (250) 82% (1426)
Already having ulcers (i.e Multiplying) (480 votes since 22 Sep 06) 51% (246) 28% (132) 21% (102)
Alpha-linolenic acid (781 votes since 4 Mar 04) 4% (28) 14% (113) 82% (640)
Almonds definitely inc extract in cakes (93 votes since 20 Nov 09) 8% (7) 5% (5) 87% (81)
Allergy to any fruit (57 votes since 23 Nov 10) 26% (15) 11% (6) 63% (36)
Allergies (425 votes since 16 May 06) 22% (93) 22% (95) 56% (237)
Allergic reaction (105 votes since 3 Jul 09) 26% (27) 12% (13) 62% (65)
airplane travel (520 votes since 27 Aug 05) 6% (29) 10% (53) 84% (438)
air conditioning (686 votes since 30 Jan 05) 3% (21) 16% (112) 81% (553)
After surgery (693 votes since 30 Nov 04) 10% (66) 17% (119) 73% (508)
After period (females) hormonal change (759 votes since 9 Nov 04) 20% (154) 26% (201) 53% (404)
After finals or midterms (898 votes since 26 Jan 04) 13% (119) 22% (196) 65% (583)
after an attack of Raynaud's Phenomenon (50 votes since 23 Oct 10) 4% (2) 8% (4) 88% (44)
After a cold (1989 votes since 26 Jan 03) 24% (477) 37% (740) 39% (772)
After / During Suffering Sore Throat (129 votes since 16 Apr 09) 26% (33) 19% (25) 55% (71)
Advil (426 votes since 3 Mar 06) 4% (16) 9% (40) 87% (370)
acidity in stomach (32 votes since 3 Apr 12) 9% (3) 22% (7) 69% (22)
Acidic foods & drinks (2558 votes since 23 Feb 03) 26% (671) 32% (814) 42% (1073)
acidic body ph: from sugar,dairy,wheat (22 votes since 1 Nov 12) 9% (2) 5% (1) 86% (19)
Acid build up - need more protein intake (401 votes since 28 Apr 06) 12% (47) 20% (79) 69% (275)
Abrasions, cuts or bites to mouth or tongue (10843 votes since 19 Nov 02) 41% (4490) 23% (2452) 36% (3901)
abrasions from dental hygienist (22 votes since 8 Apr 13) 41% (9) 23% (5) 36% (8)
A virus..fatigue first.. swollen gland (25 votes since 5 Apr 13) 24% (6) 16% (4) 60% (15)