What Causes Mouth Ulcers?

Public survey, 280122 votes for 402 causes since October 2002.

402 Causes, votes, since.
Currently sorted by Definite in ascending order
Causes them Exacerbates No effect
Chewing of tobacco i.e. Gutkha etc, etc (17 votes since 3 Oct 13) 0% (0) 0% (0) 100% (17)
Iced Tea (regular or excessive) (75 votes since 29 Jul 10) 1% (1) 9% (7) 89% (67)
Losec (Omeprazole) (818 votes since 25 Jan 04) 2% (14) 13% (103) 86% (701)
Eggs (1937 votes since 11 Jan 03) 2% (34) 8% (151) 90% (1752)
Anti Snoring Spray (279 votes since 28 Dec 06) 2% (5) 4% (10) 95% (264)
Olives (862 votes since 5 Mar 04) 2% (17) 8% (72) 90% (773)
Wellbutrin (prescription) (292 votes since 29 Nov 06) 2% (6) 5% (16) 92% (270)
modafinal (326 votes since 1 Aug 06) 2% (7) 4% (14) 94% (305)
avocado (732 votes since 12 Nov 04) 2% (16) 7% (51) 91% (665)
marmite (1574 votes since 21 Mar 03) 2% (35) 11% (169) 87% (1370)
Quinine (Tonic water) (88 votes since 10 Feb 10) 2% (2) 11% (10) 86% (76)
Garlic (468 votes since 15 Mar 06) 2% (11) 12% (57) 85% (400)
use of anti-coagulants (637 votes since 18 Jan 05) 2% (15) 12% (74) 86% (548)
red meat (915 votes since 28 Jan 04) 2% (22) 9% (86) 88% (807)
suttons disease (1146 votes since 9 Jun 03) 2% (28) 16% (186) 81% (932)
Cerebral Palsy - muscular tension (440 votes since 2 Nov 05) 3% (11) 10% (46) 87% (383)
Diabetes medications (40 votes since 2 Jun 11) 3% (1) 10% (4) 88% (35)
Malaria profilaxis, Paludrin (793 votes since 22 Feb 04) 3% (20) 11% (86) 87% (687)
Paracetamol (1101 votes since 31 Jul 03) 3% (28) 13% (142) 85% (931)
Too much meat (beef, pork, chicken) (116 votes since 17 Apr 09) 3% (3) 8% (9) 90% (104)
Meat Of All Kind (680 votes since 10 Feb 05) 3% (18) 9% (61) 88% (601)
Pollution/fumes (1901 votes since 25 Nov 02) 3% (52) 22% (409) 76% (1440)
yoghurt (651 votes since 3 May 05) 3% (18) 12% (76) 86% (557)
Glucose syrup (795 votes since 6 Apr 04) 3% (22) 11% (90) 86% (683)
Detergent (left on plates/cutlery etc) (2067 votes since 23 Oct 02) 3% (59) 19% (391) 78% (1617)
Nicorette (stop smoking patches) (552 votes since 30 Apr 05) 3% (16) 7% (40) 90% (496)
sodium valproate (1667 votes since 20 Jan 03) 3% (49) 23% (379) 74% (1239)
Onions (1982 votes since 26 Nov 02) 3% (60) 14% (286) 83% (1636)
air conditioning (687 votes since 30 Jan 05) 3% (21) 16% (113) 80% (553)
soy lethecin (471) (538 votes since 14 Jun 05) 3% (17) 11% (57) 86% (464)
Aluminium (1732 votes since 15 Jul 03) 3% (55) 14% (250) 82% (1427)
Licorice (405 votes since 18 Apr 06) 3% (13) 9% (38) 87% (354)
vegetarian diet (581 votes since 9 May 05) 3% (19) 10% (60) 86% (502)
L-Term effect of childhood mononucleosis (657 votes since 27 Dec 04) 3% (22) 15% (97) 82% (538)
Blackcurrent (849 votes since 9 Mar 04) 3% (29) 11% (94) 86% (726)
Pop-tarts (379 votes since 13 Jul 06) 3% (13) 10% (39) 86% (327)
Calcium deficiency (1228 votes since 30 May 03) 4% (43) 26% (324) 70% (861)
Alpha-linolenic acid (782 votes since 4 Mar 04) 4% (28) 14% (113) 82% (641)
Lip balms (1156 votes since 19 Apr 04) 4% (42) 11% (126) 85% (988)
Strong Tea (860 votes since 6 Apr 04) 4% (32) 14% (117) 83% (711)
mirena iud (188 votes since 28 Oct 07) 4% (7) 4% (7) 93% (174)
Advil (427 votes since 3 Mar 06) 4% (16) 9% (40) 87% (371)
straws (suction) (370 votes since 24 Jul 06) 4% (14) 7% (26) 89% (330)
sulphides (647 votes since 13 Jan 05) 4% (25) 15% (94) 82% (528)
Salad Cream (2117 votes since 17 Oct 02) 4% (83) 14% (303) 82% (1731)
after an attack of Raynaud's Phenomenon (51 votes since 23 Oct 10) 4% (2) 8% (4) 88% (45)
Illegal drugs - magic mushrooms (458 votes since 28 Sep 05) 4% (18) 9% (43) 87% (397)
Anything w/ the food dye: Yellow #6 (279 votes since 30 Mar 07) 4% (11) 8% (23) 88% (245)
Amlodipine tablets (101 votes since 20 May 09) 4% (4) 7% (7) 89% (90)
soy sauce (1357 votes since 9 May 03) 4% (54) 16% (217) 80% (1086)
Blue cheese (175 votes since 9 Feb 08) 4% (7) 6% (10) 90% (158)
Champagne (990 votes since 20 Nov 03) 4% (40) 10% (103) 86% (847)
Sucralose (Splenda) (242 votes since 28 Jul 07) 4% (10) 8% (20) 88% (212)
Codiene (145 votes since 4 Jul 08) 4% (6) 8% (11) 88% (128)
sesame oil (24 votes since 8 Jan 13) 4% (1) 4% (1) 92% (22)
Over-exercising (1161 votes since 24 Jul 03) 4% (49) 10% (120) 85% (992)
plums (1155 votes since 22 Jul 03) 4% (49) 11% (129) 85% (977)
Ice Pops (795 votes since 14 May 04) 4% (34) 10% (81) 86% (680)
Behcets Disease (1485 votes since 12 Mar 03) 4% (64) 19% (278) 77% (1143)
benzoates (579 votes since 8 Apr 05) 4% (25) 14% (81) 82% (473)
Pesticide residues on fruit (623 votes since 6 Mar 05) 4% (27) 20% (124) 76% (472)
Aspartame (850 votes since 10 Feb 04) 4% (37) 16% (133) 80% (680)
lip gloss (455 votes since 21 Feb 06) 4% (20) 13% (60) 82% (375)
Dental Desensitizer (358 votes since 14 Jul 06) 4% (16) 9% (33) 86% (309)
methotrexate (396 votes since 26 Feb 06) 5% (18) 7% (27) 89% (351)
Menopause (833 votes since 10 Feb 04) 5% (38) 15% (123) 81% (672)
Fatty foods (2004 votes since 26 Mar 03) 5% (92) 18% (370) 77% (1542)
Wheat, rye or barley (1686 votes since 22 Feb 03) 5% (78) 16% (265) 80% (1343)
HOT WEATHER (172 votes since 26 Mar 08) 5% (8) 9% (15) 87% (149)
Vasculitis (342 votes since 14 Jul 06) 5% (16) 8% (26) 88% (300)
CGD Carrier (21 votes since 5 Dec 12) 5% (1) 5% (1) 90% (19)
L-Arginine (21 votes since 28 Jan 13) 5% (1) 5% (1) 90% (19)
Birth Control Pills (1182 votes since 13 Sep 03) 5% (57) 19% (224) 76% (901)
diabetes (931 votes since 4 Nov 03) 5% (45) 16% (147) 79% (739)
monosodiumglutamate MSG (951 votes since 23 Oct 03) 5% (46) 19% (180) 76% (725)
onions (183 votes since 29 Feb 08) 5% (9) 11% (20) 84% (154)
cheese (81 votes since 27 May 10) 5% (4) 10% (8) 85% (69)
werthers originals (522 votes since 23 Aug 05) 5% (26) 12% (63) 83% (433)
Jelly Belly candies (20 votes since 7 Nov 13) 5% (1) 10% (2) 85% (17)
Asthma inhalers (936 votes since 8 Feb 04) 5% (47) 13% (123) 82% (766)
Multiple Sclerosis (159 votes since 8 Jan 08) 5% (8) 5% (8) 90% (143)
cannabis use (illegal) (513 votes since 6 Aug 05) 5% (26) 9% (45) 86% (442)
Nicorette (stop smoking gum) (1101 votes since 11 Jul 03) 5% (56) 10% (111) 85% (934)
Holiday break from work (922 votes since 27 Dec 03) 5% (47) 12% (110) 83% (765)
Cinnamon (822 votes since 12 Aug 04) 5% (42) 12% (95) 83% (685)
Milk and dairy products (1075 votes since 22 Jan 06) 5% (55) 16% (172) 79% (848)
Pregnancy (781 votes since 22 Apr 04) 5% (40) 14% (107) 81% (634)
Biscuits and bread etc (1257 votes since 20 Jun 03) 5% (65) 14% (170) 81% (1022)
General anaesthetic (656 votes since 18 Jan 05) 5% (34) 13% (84) 82% (538)
H. Pylori (77 votes since 21 Mar 10) 5% (4) 8% (6) 87% (67)
Red 40 food coloring (249 votes since 13 Jun 07) 5% (13) 7% (17) 88% (219)
Red wine (1983 votes since 25 Nov 02) 5% (104) 20% (387) 75% (1492)
Rocket herb (19 votes since 16 Oct 13) 5% (1) 0% (0) 95% (18)
amalgam dental fillings (19 votes since 17 Jan 14) 5% (1) 0% (0) 95% (18)
certain strong cheddar cheeses (531 votes since 18 Sep 05) 5% (28) 15% (82) 79% (421)
Change in Altitude (lower oxygen) (245 votes since 6 Jul 07) 5% (13) 4% (9) 91% (223)
Bananas (1650 votes since 28 Mar 03) 5% (88) 13% (219) 81% (1343)
Mercury tooth fillings (794 votes since 19 May 04) 5% (43) 18% (140) 77% (611)
Beer (1013 votes since 27 Nov 03) 5% (55) 12% (121) 83% (837)
dried fruits (as in fruit cake) (695 votes since 13 Jan 05) 5% (38) 9% (64) 85% (593)
Passive smoking (1243 votes since 11 Jun 03) 5% (68) 15% (189) 79% (986)
White wine (1395 votes since 12 May 03) 6% (77) 16% (217) 79% (1101)
Wine gums (452 votes since 15 Feb 06) 6% (25) 10% (46) 84% (381)
electronic cigarettes (18 votes since 7 May 13) 6% (1) 6% (1) 89% (16)
airplane travel (521 votes since 27 Aug 05) 6% (29) 10% (53) 84% (439)
Guava fruit (161 votes since 11 Mar 08) 6% (9) 11% (18) 83% (134)
Antibiotics from Cancer surgery (926 votes since 18 Oct 03) 6% (52) 13% (116) 82% (758)
Overactive Salivery Glands (458 votes since 24 Nov 05) 6% (26) 19% (89) 75% (343)
Licking envelopes (552 votes since 3 Aug 05) 6% (32) 16% (90) 78% (430)
playing a musical instrument (i.e.flute (755 votes since 31 Aug 04) 6% (44) 11% (86) 83% (625)
Sorbitol -often found in gum, mints etc (1111 votes since 25 Jul 03) 6% (65) 18% (199) 76% (847)
Pistachio (321 votes since 4 Jan 07) 6% (19) 6% (18) 88% (284)
Artificial flavors colors & preservative (573 votes since 14 Jun 05) 6% (34) 19% (108) 75% (431)
excessive dieting (686 votes since 23 Dec 04) 6% (41) 16% (113) 78% (532)
Passion Fruit (413 votes since 26 May 06) 6% (25) 15% (60) 79% (328)
Melon (907 votes since 16 Feb 04) 6% (55) 12% (113) 81% (739)
Nuts or seeds (1401 votes since 11 May 03) 6% (85) 17% (233) 77% (1083)
during pill sugar strip (during period) (148 votes since 2 Apr 08) 6% (9) 6% (9) 88% (130)
Celiac disease (1202 votes since 16 Jul 03) 6% (74) 17% (201) 77% (927)
MSG (monosodium glutamate) (778 votes since 1 May 04) 6% (49) 16% (122) 78% (607)
mint (190 votes since 9 Feb 08) 6% (12) 8% (16) 85% (162)
Seasonal (79 votes since 30 Apr 10) 6% (5) 13% (10) 81% (64)
Crohn’s Disease (1617 votes since 14 Feb 03) 6% (103) 24% (384) 70% (1130)
Chlorine (pool water) (78 votes since 20 May 10) 6% (5) 6% (5) 87% (68)
Peanuts (1990 votes since 30 Dec 02) 6% (128) 16% (319) 78% (1543)
Peanut butter (294 votes since 11 May 07) 6% (19) 7% (22) 86% (253)
Raw walnuts (1268 votes since 13 Jun 03) 7% (84) 10% (132) 83% (1052)
Strong coffee (887 votes since 28 Mar 04) 7% (59) 18% (157) 76% (671)
sangria (15 votes since 11 Jul 15) 7% (1) 7% (1) 87% (13)
Specifically Big Red Cinimmon Gum (404 votes since 11 May 06) 7% (27) 14% (58) 79% (319)
Radiotheraphy (462 votes since 1 Oct 05) 7% (31) 12% (54) 82% (377)
the pill (340 votes since 27 Aug 06) 7% (23) 12% (42) 81% (275)
Apples (1312 votes since 13 Jun 03) 7% (89) 13% (177) 80% (1046)
Lupus (1307 votes since 25 Apr 03) 7% (89) 17% (217) 77% (1001)
Kissing (1083 votes since 4 Nov 03) 7% (75) 18% (192) 75% (816)
anti-inflammatory drugs (1810 votes since 27 Jan 03) 7% (127) 22% (405) 71% (1278)
dr. pepper (398 votes since 2 Jul 06) 7% (28) 9% (37) 84% (333)
Cheese (156 votes since 18 Jul 08) 7% (11) 7% (11) 86% (134)
piercings (354 votes since 1 Aug 06) 7% (25) 10% (36) 83% (293)
Lack of exercise (351 votes since 18 Oct 06) 7% (25) 26% (92) 67% (234)
Nicorandil (angina drug) (14 votes since 2 Mar 15) 7% (1) 0% (0) 93% (13)
balsamic vinegar (126 votes since 10 Jun 09) 7% (9) 33% (42) 60% (75)
pemphigus vulgaris (42 votes since 9 Apr 11) 7% (3) 5% (2) 88% (37)
Anything fermented (70 votes since 3 Jun 10) 7% (5) 13% (9) 80% (56)
Oral Lichen Planus (322 votes since 9 Jan 07) 7% (23) 11% (35) 82% (264)
parodontological treatment (1048 votes since 25 Jul 03) 7% (75) 17% (177) 76% (796)
Gluten (751 votes since 18 Aug 04) 7% (54) 14% (103) 79% (594)
Hormone Replacement Therapy (139 votes since 25 May 08) 7% (10) 5% (7) 88% (122)
cox-2 antiinflammatories (125 votes since 23 Sep 08) 7% (9) 4% (5) 89% (111)
Hunger (low blood sugar?) (1243 votes since 25 Jun 03) 7% (90) 22% (275) 71% (878)
cherries (110 votes since 12 Aug 09) 7% (8) 12% (13) 81% (89)
Tothpaste with Flouride (704 votes since 4 Feb 05) 7% (52) 25% (177) 67% (475)
blackcurrent liquorice boiled sweets (162 votes since 23 Mar 08) 7% (12) 11% (18) 81% (132)
Intolerance to foods with yeast in (1401 votes since 25 Apr 03) 7% (104) 22% (315) 70% (982)
Almonds definitely inc extract in cakes (94 votes since 20 Nov 09) 7% (7) 5% (5) 87% (82)
Gum shield to prevent teeth grinding (278 votes since 18 Apr 07) 8% (21) 12% (32) 81% (225)
Smoking cigars (435 votes since 8 Dec 05) 8% (33) 9% (40) 83% (362)
Fizzy drinks (2122 votes since 26 Jan 03) 8% (163) 23% (485) 69% (1474)
SOY AND GLUTEN (13 votes since 4 Aug 15) 8% (1) 0% (0) 92% (12)
Black beans (13 votes since 28 Sep 15) 8% (1) 0% (0) 92% (12)
Ulcerative Colitis (1256 votes since 12 May 03) 8% (97) 23% (293) 69% (866)
Bread (and other yeasty foods) (360 votes since 30 Oct 06) 8% (28) 15% (53) 78% (279)
Class A drug use - Cocaine (1075 votes since 22 Jul 03) 8% (84) 13% (142) 79% (849)
Sodium Benzonate (soft/fizzy drinks) (1365 votes since 6 May 03) 8% (108) 21% (287) 71% (970)
haribo sweets (113 votes since 2 May 09) 8% (9) 15% (17) 77% (87)
Pill jaw (Ecstacy use - ILLEGAL) (488 votes since 9 Aug 05) 8% (39) 9% (43) 83% (406)
Vinegar (1185 votes since 24 Jul 03) 8% (95) 24% (281) 68% (809)
SOY (112 votes since 28 Mar 09) 8% (9) 11% (12) 81% (91)
too much rich food (929 votes since 2 Jan 04) 8% (76) 20% (186) 72% (667)
Kiwi fruit (1642 votes since 24 Mar 03) 8% (135) 17% (282) 75% (1225)
Immunosupression med after transplant (303 votes since 7 Nov 06) 8% (25) 7% (21) 85% (257)
Indigestion (469 votes since 24 Nov 05) 8% (39) 21% (98) 71% (332)
Diaretics (Caffiene, Alcohol, Heat!) (1656 votes since 25 Mar 03) 8% (140) 27% (454) 64% (1062)
SALT (1383 votes since 5 Jun 03) 9% (118) 26% (356) 66% (909)
cancer (524 votes since 5 Jun 05) 9% (45) 15% (77) 77% (402)
Salt (441 votes since 1 Jul 06) 9% (38) 22% (98) 69% (305)
Folic Acid deficiency (1724 votes since 14 Feb 03) 9% (149) 40% (685) 52% (890)
Dairy products - high amine only (46 votes since 15 Jun 11) 9% (4) 7% (3) 85% (39)
acidic body ph: from sugar,dairy,wheat (23 votes since 1 Nov 12) 9% (2) 4% (1) 87% (20)
FRUITY BROWN SAUCE (193 votes since 3 Jan 08) 9% (17) 11% (22) 80% (154)
constipation (34 votes since 12 Nov 11) 9% (3) 3% (1) 88% (30)
sugar sweetened cereal (34 votes since 30 Jan 12) 9% (3) 6% (2) 85% (29)
restless tongue (158 votes since 28 Mar 08) 9% (14) 16% (25) 75% (119)
Excessive Vitamin C (395 votes since 13 Jun 06) 9% (35) 16% (65) 75% (295)
L-Lysene Deficiency (514 votes since 3 Sep 05) 9% (46) 24% (125) 67% (343)
sinusitus (189 votes since 22 Jan 08) 9% (17) 17% (32) 74% (140)
hot peppers (741 votes since 9 Dec 04) 9% (67) 18% (137) 72% (537)
sunburn to lips (298 votes since 5 Feb 07) 9% (27) 8% (25) 83% (246)
Potatoes (they turn to sugar) (22 votes since 14 Jan 14) 9% (2) 0% (0) 91% (20)
acidity in stomach (33 votes since 3 Apr 12) 9% (3) 21% (7) 70% (23)
Chewing gum (2012 votes since 6 Jan 03) 9% (183) 18% (365) 73% (1464)
Sleeping with mouth open (2021 votes since 2 Mar 03) 9% (184) 29% (583) 62% (1254)
Coke - not just any fizzy drink (1382 votes since 25 May 03) 9% (126) 20% (270) 71% (986)
Sulfa antibiotics (196 votes since 21 Oct 07) 9% (18) 5% (9) 86% (169)
Digestiive disorder (intestinal) (2303 votes since 14 Apr 03) 9% (214) 25% (572) 66% (1517)
Any toothpaste with whitening in it (32 votes since 21 Mar 12) 9% (3) 16% (5) 75% (24)
Mouth shut and still for many hours (191 votes since 9 Jan 08) 9% (18) 14% (27) 76% (146)
Fungal Cause (997 votes since 10 Oct 03) 9% (94) 23% (225) 68% (678)
cinnamon gum (53 votes since 25 Mar 11) 9% (5) 17% (9) 74% (39)
Tongue piercing (95 votes since 1 Aug 09) 9% (9) 8% (8) 82% (78)
After surgery (694 votes since 30 Nov 04) 10% (66) 17% (119) 73% (509)
illegal drug use (speed) (1144 votes since 30 Jun 03) 10% (109) 15% (175) 75% (860)
prescribed drugs (514 votes since 19 Sep 05) 10% (49) 20% (104) 70% (361)
Yeast infection candida (1366 votes since 3 May 03) 10% (132) 22% (299) 68% (935)
Pizza (heated cheese) (155 votes since 18 Jul 08) 10% (15) 10% (15) 81% (125)
Using a new toothbrush (577 votes since 4 Jul 05) 10% (56) 19% (107) 72% (414)
Concentrated drinks (squash!) its true! (340 votes since 12 Nov 06) 10% (33) 14% (47) 76% (260)
Giving up smoking (1845 votes since 25 Feb 03) 10% (181) 12% (229) 78% (1435)
Hi Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) (71 votes since 15 Jun 10) 10% (7) 7% (5) 83% (59)
Regurgitating and/or Vomiting (758 votes since 26 Aug 04) 10% (76) 21% (159) 69% (523)
msg (88 votes since 16 Feb 10) 10% (9) 11% (10) 78% (69)
strawberries (1122 votes since 17 Sep 03) 10% (115) 17% (189) 73% (818)
Smoking (1428 votes since 25 Apr 03) 10% (148) 18% (259) 71% (1021)
SHORT BLOOD PRES. ELEVATION , ANGER (700 votes since 28 Nov 04) 10% (73) 19% (134) 70% (493)
Xanthan Gum (19 votes since 6 Mar 14) 11% (2) 0% (0) 89% (17)
Catching them from someone else (691 votes since 14 Jun 05) 11% (73) 12% (83) 77% (535)
Oral Sex (1641 votes since 15 Apr 03) 11% (174) 19% (304) 71% (1163)
ketchup or mayanaise (907 votes since 5 Mar 04) 11% (97) 16% (142) 74% (668)
lollipops (540 votes since 2 Sep 05) 11% (58) 17% (93) 72% (389)
Wheat (74 votes since 24 Jun 10) 11% (8) 8% (6) 81% (60)
Ear Infection (46 votes since 11 Jun 11) 11% (5) 9% (4) 80% (37)
chilli peppers (110 votes since 3 Nov 09) 11% (12) 26% (29) 63% (69)
Constipation or Bowl irregularities (55 votes since 3 Nov 10) 11% (6) 11% (6) 78% (43)
naproxen anti inflammatory drug (119 votes since 31 Dec 08) 11% (13) 8% (9) 82% (97)
hand, foot, mouth disease (988 votes since 14 Sep 03) 11% (109) 13% (131) 76% (748)
Sjogren's Syndrome (18 votes since 17 Apr 13) 11% (2) 0% (0) 89% (16)
Cancer Treatment - Chemotherapy (597 votes since 28 Mar 05) 11% (67) 13% (76) 76% (454)
Fizzy Sherbert (alone or coating sweets) (467 votes since 6 Jan 06) 11% (53) 15% (71) 73% (343)
Neurofen/Ibuprofen (228 votes since 11 Oct 07) 11% (26) 7% (16) 82% (186)
sweeteners (35 votes since 12 Nov 11) 11% (4) 3% (1) 86% (30)
Lips too dry (763 votes since 15 Dec 04) 12% (88) 25% (193) 63% (482)
surfactants (26 votes since 30 Jul 12) 12% (3) 8% (2) 81% (21)
Overactive immune system (479 votes since 10 Nov 05) 12% (56) 20% (98) 68% (325)
Acid build up - need more protein intake (402 votes since 28 Apr 06) 12% (47) 20% (79) 69% (276)
Sweets (2989 votes since 15 Jan 03) 12% (351) 25% (737) 64% (1901)
Pure fruit juice (17 votes since 8 Apr 15) 12% (2) 18% (3) 71% (12)
Not eating enough fruit (615 votes since 29 Jun 05) 12% (73) 33% (201) 55% (341)
gluten (160 votes since 30 Mar 08) 12% (19) 8% (12) 81% (129)
Bulimia (50 votes since 17 Nov 10) 12% (6) 8% (4) 80% (40)
Soy (containing Wheat) (66 votes since 5 Aug 10) 12% (8) 8% (5) 80% (53)
Glandular fever (1629 votes since 10 May 03) 12% (198) 26% (424) 62% (1007)
Spicy Foods (Curries) (1644 votes since 19 Apr 03) 12% (200) 23% (372) 65% (1072)
Systemic Yeast Infection (82 votes since 24 Feb 10) 12% (10) 12% (10) 76% (62)
Biting nails (98 votes since 9 Jan 10) 12% (12) 13% (13) 74% (73)
skittles (537 votes since 2 Sep 05) 12% (66) 14% (76) 74% (395)
Lichenoid Reaction ie allergies (73 votes since 27 Apr 10) 12% (9) 5% (4) 82% (60)
Chocolate (3976 votes since 30 Dec 02) 12% (495) 22% (878) 65% (2603)
Reaction to Antibiotics (1574 votes since 6 Apr 03) 13% (198) 26% (404) 62% (972)
coeliac disease (134 votes since 21 Jul 08) 13% (17) 4% (6) 83% (111)
Dirty fingers in mouth (1406 votes since 11 May 04) 13% (179) 26% (365) 61% (862)
QUITTING SMOKING (47 votes since 15 Jun 11) 13% (6) 6% (3) 81% (38)
Zinc deficiency (2014 votes since 14 Nov 02) 13% (258) 51% (1023) 36% (733)
Losing temper / anger (1060 votes since 1 Nov 03) 13% (137) 25% (262) 62% (661)
Lack Of Veg (711 votes since 10 Feb 05) 13% (92) 29% (205) 58% (414)
auto-immune disease (hypothyroid) (680 votes since 18 Jan 05) 13% (88) 19% (130) 68% (462)
Herpes simplex (1546 votes since 19 Jul 03) 13% (201) 24% (374) 63% (971)
Full mouth dentures (1195 votes since 17 Jun 03) 13% (157) 18% (219) 69% (819)
fever (614 votes since 7 May 05) 13% (81) 23% (141) 64% (392)
Iron deficiency (1747 votes since 19 Feb 03) 13% (231) 44% (774) 42% (742)
After finals or midterms (899 votes since 26 Jan 04) 13% (119) 22% (196) 65% (584)
Vitamin C (98 votes since 10 Nov 09) 13% (13) 9% (9) 78% (76)
candida (15 votes since 24 Mar 15) 13% (2) 7% (1) 80% (12)
GERD (acid reflux) (90 votes since 16 Jan 10) 13% (12) 17% (15) 70% (63)
lemonade (117 votes since 20 Aug 09) 14% (16) 23% (27) 63% (74)
strawberries, nectarines, peaches, kaki (95 votes since 24 May 10) 14% (13) 23% (22) 63% (60)
Tissue drying out during dental work (401 votes since 22 Jun 06) 14% (55) 16% (66) 70% (280)
Cinnamon, Sodium Bernzoate,Benzoic Acid (51 votes since 11 Mar 11) 14% (7) 10% (5) 76% (39)
Dehydration (1263 votes since 3 Jul 03) 14% (175) 31% (396) 55% (692)
when glands play up (765 votes since 16 Sep 04) 14% (106) 27% (204) 59% (455)
Tomato Ketchup (1097 votes since 26 Oct 03) 14% (153) 21% (234) 65% (710)
oestrogen levels female (93 votes since 20 Sep 09) 14% (13) 17% (16) 69% (64)
Toothpaste with SLS (2458 votes since 27 Sep 02) 14% (351) 39% (957) 47% (1150)
sensitive skin inside & out? (763 votes since 21 Sep 04) 14% (109) 26% (200) 60% (454)
White wine, should be here but cannot fi (21 votes since 1 Jan 14) 14% (3) 0% (0) 86% (18)
too much oral B vitamin (21 votes since 8 Apr 13) 14% (3) 0% (0) 86% (18)
Anaemia/low levels of stored iron (600 votes since 25 May 05) 14% (86) 31% (185) 55% (329)
Spicy, hot food (494 votes since 1 Apr 06) 15% (72) 24% (118) 62% (304)
Salt And Vinegar Potato chips (137 votes since 19 May 09) 15% (20) 37% (51) 48% (66)
Low B12 in blood work (984 votes since 2 Dec 03) 15% (144) 33% (325) 52% (515)
vitamin b2 deficiency (532 votes since 1 Sep 05) 15% (78) 36% (190) 50% (264)
Dry Mouth (609 votes since 15 Jun 05) 15% (91) 25% (154) 60% (364)
Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME (1337 votes since 10 May 03) 15% (202) 28% (372) 57% (763)
Gastric reflux (1097 votes since 25 Jun 04) 15% (168) 25% (272) 60% (657)
Glandular Fever (150 votes since 17 Apr 08) 15% (23) 15% (23) 69% (104)
chocolate (176 votes since 4 Aug 08) 15% (27) 24% (42) 61% (107)
Sour Candy ie Sour Patch Kids (440 votes since 12 Apr 06) 15% (68) 20% (90) 64% (282)
Vitamin C deficiency (1531 votes since 27 Dec 03) 16% (239) 42% (649) 42% (643)
Very spicy / hot food with chilli (108 votes since 9 Mar 10) 16% (17) 32% (35) 52% (56)
OCD (Eating Mouth) (284 votes since 29 Mar 07) 16% (45) 12% (34) 72% (205)
dentist (298 votes since 30 Apr 07) 16% (48) 16% (49) 67% (201)
Pineapple (2383 votes since 15 Jan 03) 16% (384) 23% (539) 61% (1460)
menstrual migranes (62 votes since 19 Jun 10) 16% (10) 8% (5) 76% (47)
TMJ/teeth grinding (798 votes since 18 Aug 04) 16% (129) 25% (201) 59% (468)
Sodium Lauryl/Lauryth Sulfate (559 votes since 26 Aug 05) 16% (91) 20% (114) 63% (354)
ear infections/antibiotics (43 votes since 26 Jun 11) 16% (7) 14% (6) 70% (30)
Manual teeth brushing (1522 votes since 30 Apr 03) 16% (249) 30% (459) 53% (814)
diet ( lacking in fruit and vegetaBles (30 votes since 16 Mar 13) 17% (5) 17% (5) 67% (20)
Polo Mints (12 votes since 28 Dec 15) 17% (2) 8% (1) 75% (9)
excessive alcohol consumption (161 votes since 21 Jul 08) 17% (27) 15% (24) 68% (110)
regular alcohol consumption (89 votes since 24 Apr 10) 17% (15) 11% (10) 72% (64)
Antiobiotics (general) (83 votes since 15 Apr 10) 17% (14) 8% (7) 75% (62)
behcets syndrome (83 votes since 29 Jan 10) 17% (14) 2% (2) 81% (67)
dentist- local anaesthetic (puncture) (141 votes since 8 Sep 08) 17% (24) 12% (17) 71% (100)
High Sugar Intake- (88 votes since 14 May 10) 17% (15) 19% (17) 64% (56)
grapefruit (995 votes since 21 Jan 04) 17% (170) 21% (211) 62% (614)
crisps/chips (especially with 622 flavor (194 votes since 11 Mar 08) 18% (34) 21% (40) 62% (120)
Tomatoes (2274 votes since 8 Nov 02) 18% (403) 27% (608) 56% (1263)
Lack of Vitamin B (2153 votes since 14 Nov 02) 18% (383) 50% (1083) 32% (687)
stomach bug (358 votes since 30 Sep 06) 18% (64) 17% (61) 65% (233)
Grapefruit, lime (95 votes since 3 Mar 10) 18% (17) 28% (27) 54% (51)
Lemons (785 votes since 7 Jan 05) 18% (142) 23% (179) 59% (464)
following dentl surgery (325 votes since 6 Jan 07) 18% (59) 13% (41) 69% (225)
Sugar and too much sugary food (866 votes since 10 Aug 04) 18% (158) 26% (224) 56% (484)
ph balance in mouth (717 votes since 18 Jan 05) 18% (131) 36% (259) 46% (327)
irregular brushing of teeth? (1311 votes since 27 Jun 03) 18% (242) 31% (407) 50% (662)
HPV Human Papilloma Virus, Oral (27 votes since 8 May 12) 19% (5) 7% (2) 74% (20)
Dermatitis herpetiformis/coeliac disease (21 votes since 25 Mar 13) 19% (4) 5% (1) 76% (16)
Virus (958 votes since 27 Dec 04) 19% (185) 29% (275) 52% (498)
Orange juice (2432 votes since 27 Sep 02) 20% (478) 32% (782) 48% (1172)
tonsilitis (30 votes since 14 Jul 12) 20% (6) 17% (5) 63% (19)
Food Allergy (1176 votes since 5 Aug 03) 20% (238) 27% (319) 53% (619)
After period (females) hormonal change (760 votes since 9 Nov 04) 20% (154) 26% (201) 53% (405)
Oranges (1167 votes since 26 Oct 03) 21% (244) 24% (277) 55% (646)
poor oral care, diet, gingivitusk stress (71 votes since 15 Jul 10) 21% (15) 24% (17) 55% (39)
natural fruit acid (123 votes since 15 Jun 09) 21% (26) 21% (26) 58% (71)
raw tomatoes (255 votes since 14 Nov 07) 21% (54) 25% (63) 54% (138)
Dry mouth due to prescribed medications (74 votes since 22 Jul 10) 22% (16) 12% (9) 66% (49)
Allergies (426 votes since 16 May 06) 22% (93) 22% (95) 56% (238)
Citric acid (1910 votes since 4 Mar 03) 22% (426) 27% (517) 51% (967)
Hormonal cycle (2063 votes since 27 Nov 02) 22% (461) 34% (701) 44% (901)
Before period (females) hormonal change (1072 votes since 30 Oct 03) 22% (240) 26% (275) 52% (557)
any flavoured spicy coated crisps. (44 votes since 21 Sep 11) 23% (10) 9% (4) 68% (30)
A virus..fatigue first.. swollen gland (26 votes since 5 Apr 13) 23% (6) 15% (4) 62% (16)
Throat infection that moved to mouth (1660 votes since 6 Apr 03) 24% (395) 31% (513) 45% (752)
After a cold (1990 votes since 26 Jan 03) 24% (477) 37% (740) 39% (773)
Citrus Fruits (148 votes since 19 Jun 09) 25% (37) 32% (47) 43% (64)
After / During Suffering Sore Throat (130 votes since 16 Apr 09) 25% (33) 19% (25) 55% (72)
Allergic reaction (106 votes since 3 Jul 09) 25% (27) 13% (14) 61% (65)
Allergy to any fruit (58 votes since 23 Nov 10) 26% (15) 10% (6) 64% (37)
Wisdom teeth / dental problems (1093 votes since 14 Sep 03) 26% (285) 24% (262) 50% (546)
Acidic foods & drinks (2559 votes since 23 Feb 03) 26% (671) 32% (814) 42% (1074)
Prelude to another illness (1950 votes since 29 Jan 03) 27% (523) 36% (705) 37% (722)
Depression (1262 votes since 19 Aug 03) 27% (342) 38% (479) 35% (441)
Ibuprofen taken for consecutive days (33 votes since 1 Nov 12) 27% (9) 6% (2) 67% (22)
worrying over phobia/getting worked up (425 votes since 5 Aug 06) 28% (119) 29% (125) 43% (181)
Burns or scalds to mouth (1894 votes since 24 Jan 06) 28% (532) 26% (496) 46% (866)
Braces (967 votes since 31 Mar 05) 28% (273) 17% (161) 55% (533)
Worrying about money (392 votes since 22 Sep 06) 28% (111) 28% (111) 43% (170)
Genetic pre-disposition (1782 votes since 23 Feb 03) 29% (511) 29% (521) 42% (750)
Bacteria (2279 votes since 23 Nov 02) 29% (668) 44% (995) 27% (616)
Having Dental Surgery (108 votes since 22 Jul 09) 30% (32) 9% (10) 61% (66)
Poor dental/mouth hygiene (1229 votes since 6 Sep 03) 31% (376) 35% (428) 35% (425)
Herpes (26 votes since 12 Sep 12) 31% (8) 8% (2) 62% (16)
chewing tongue (381 votes since 28 Nov 06) 31% (119) 19% (71) 50% (191)
pressure at work (491 votes since 2 Jun 06) 31% (154) 33% (161) 36% (176)
SLS in toothpastes (41 votes since 11 Jun 12) 32% (13) 24% (10) 44% (18)
Being intensely upset for short time (415 votes since 11 Sep 06) 32% (132) 24% (99) 44% (184)
BEFORE a cold/sore throat (232 votes since 25 Nov 07) 33% (76) 21% (49) 46% (107)
Hereditary (parents & children suffer) (827 votes since 28 Oct 04) 34% (284) 25% (203) 41% (340)
During a cold or flu (1398 votes since 30 Jun 03) 35% (485) 32% (450) 33% (463)
Having a Brace or Dental treatment (1710 votes since 6 Apr 03) 35% (594) 22% (381) 43% (735)
Lack of Health (vitamin defficiency (1397 votes since 11 Jun 03) 35% (491) 34% (481) 30% (425)
Licking / biting lips (147 votes since 10 Jan 09) 35% (52) 16% (23) 49% (72)
Vitamin B and folic acid deficiency (14 votes since 29 Oct 15) 36% (5) 7% (1) 57% (8)
Worry over forthcoming event (485 votes since 11 May 06) 36% (175) 30% (144) 34% (166)
Auto-immune diseases (99 votes since 12 Feb 10) 36% (36) 9% (9) 55% (54)
Lack of sleep (or poor sleep) (3400 votes since 27 Sep 02) 38% (1294) 40% (1348) 22% (758)
cutting gums with toothbrush (231 votes since 4 Jan 08) 38% (88) 21% (49) 41% (94)
abrasions from dental hygienist (23 votes since 8 Apr 13) 39% (9) 26% (6) 35% (8)
Lack of sleep (132 votes since 25 Jan 10) 40% (53) 28% (37) 32% (42)
Abrasions, cuts or bites to mouth or tongue (10847 votes since 19 Nov 02) 41% (4494) 23% (2452) 36% (3901)
feeling mentally and physically low (639 votes since 24 Aug 05) 42% (269) 28% (181) 30% (189)
worry (70 votes since 10 Feb 11) 43% (30) 29% (20) 29% (20)
Anxiety (1352 votes since 11 Sep 03) 43% (580) 33% (450) 24% (322)
Tissue Damage in the Mouth before (243 votes since 31 Jan 08) 47% (113) 20% (49) 33% (81)
Physically & mentally exhausted (691 votes since 2 Aug 05) 47% (322) 31% (211) 23% (158)
Drop In Immune System (1696 votes since 20 Apr 03) 48% (821) 34% (573) 18% (302)
Already having ulcers (i.e Multiplying) (481 votes since 22 Sep 06) 51% (246) 28% (133) 21% (102)
Generally run down (2268 votes since 9 Feb 03) 62% (1406) 25% (566) 13% (296)
Stress (3220 votes since 27 Sep 02) 65% (2080) 26% (837) 9% (303)
Biting of inside of mouth and lip (233 votes since 5 Apr 09) 70% (164) 12% (29) 17% (40)