What Causes Mouth Ulcers?

Public survey, 279260 votes for 398 causes since October 2002.

398 Causes, votes, since.
Currently sorted by Definite in ascending order
Causes them Exacerbates No effect
Chewing of tobacco i.e. Gutkha etc, etc (15 votes since 3 Oct 13) 0% (0) 0% (0) 100% (15)
Iced Tea (regular or excessive) (73 votes since 29 Jul 10) 1% (1) 10% (7) 89% (65)
Losec (Omeprazole) (816 votes since 25 Jan 04) 2% (14) 13% (103) 86% (699)
Eggs (1935 votes since 11 Jan 03) 2% (34) 8% (151) 90% (1750)
Anti Snoring Spray (277 votes since 28 Dec 06) 2% (5) 4% (10) 95% (262)
Olives (860 votes since 5 Mar 04) 2% (17) 8% (72) 90% (771)
Wellbutrin (prescription) (289 votes since 29 Nov 06) 2% (6) 6% (16) 92% (267)
modafinal (324 votes since 1 Aug 06) 2% (7) 4% (14) 94% (303)
avocado (730 votes since 12 Nov 04) 2% (16) 7% (51) 91% (663)
marmite (1572 votes since 21 Mar 03) 2% (35) 11% (169) 87% (1368)
Quinine (Tonic water) (86 votes since 10 Feb 10) 2% (2) 12% (10) 86% (74)
Garlic (466 votes since 15 Mar 06) 2% (11) 12% (57) 85% (398)
suttons disease (1143 votes since 9 Jun 03) 2% (27) 16% (186) 81% (930)
use of anti-coagulants (635 votes since 18 Jan 05) 2% (15) 12% (74) 86% (546)
red meat (913 votes since 28 Jan 04) 2% (22) 9% (86) 88% (805)
Cerebral Palsy - muscular tension (438 votes since 2 Nov 05) 3% (11) 11% (46) 87% (381)
Malaria profilaxis, Paludrin (791 votes since 22 Feb 04) 3% (20) 11% (86) 87% (685)
Paracetamol (1099 votes since 31 Jul 03) 3% (28) 13% (142) 85% (929)
Diabetes medications (38 votes since 2 Jun 11) 3% (1) 11% (4) 87% (33)
Too much meat (beef, pork, chicken) (114 votes since 17 Apr 09) 3% (3) 8% (9) 89% (102)
Meat Of All Kind (678 votes since 10 Feb 05) 3% (18) 9% (61) 88% (599)
Pollution/fumes (1899 votes since 25 Nov 02) 3% (52) 22% (409) 76% (1438)
yoghurt (649 votes since 3 May 05) 3% (18) 12% (76) 86% (555)
Glucose syrup (793 votes since 6 Apr 04) 3% (22) 11% (90) 86% (681)
Detergent (left on plates/cutlery etc) (2063 votes since 23 Oct 02) 3% (59) 19% (391) 78% (1613)
Nicorette (stop smoking patches) (550 votes since 30 Apr 05) 3% (16) 7% (40) 90% (494)
sodium valproate (1665 votes since 20 Jan 03) 3% (49) 23% (379) 74% (1237)
Onions (1980 votes since 26 Nov 02) 3% (60) 14% (286) 83% (1634)
air conditioning (685 votes since 30 Jan 05) 3% (21) 16% (112) 81% (552)
soy lethecin (471) (536 votes since 14 Jun 05) 3% (17) 11% (57) 86% (462)
Aluminium (1730 votes since 15 Jul 03) 3% (55) 14% (250) 82% (1425)
Licorice (403 votes since 18 Apr 06) 3% (13) 9% (37) 88% (353)
vegetarian diet (579 votes since 9 May 05) 3% (19) 10% (60) 86% (500)
L-Term effect of childhood mononucleosis (655 votes since 27 Dec 04) 3% (22) 15% (97) 82% (536)
Blackcurrent (847 votes since 9 Mar 04) 3% (29) 11% (94) 85% (724)
Pop-tarts (377 votes since 13 Jul 06) 3% (13) 10% (38) 86% (326)
Calcium deficiency (1226 votes since 30 May 03) 4% (43) 26% (324) 70% (859)
Alpha-linolenic acid (780 votes since 4 Mar 04) 4% (28) 14% (113) 82% (639)
Lip balms (1154 votes since 19 Apr 04) 4% (42) 11% (126) 85% (986)
sulphides (645 votes since 13 Jan 05) 4% (24) 15% (94) 82% (527)
Strong Tea (858 votes since 6 Apr 04) 4% (32) 14% (117) 83% (709)
mirena iud (186 votes since 28 Oct 07) 4% (7) 4% (7) 92% (172)
Advil (425 votes since 3 Mar 06) 4% (16) 9% (40) 87% (369)
straws (suction) (368 votes since 24 Jul 06) 4% (14) 7% (26) 89% (328)
Salad Cream (2113 votes since 17 Oct 02) 4% (83) 14% (303) 82% (1727)
Illegal drugs - magic mushrooms (456 votes since 28 Sep 05) 4% (18) 9% (43) 87% (395)
Anything w/ the food dye: Yellow #6 (277 votes since 30 Mar 07) 4% (11) 8% (23) 88% (243)
soy sauce (1355 votes since 9 May 03) 4% (54) 16% (217) 80% (1084)
Amlodipine tablets (99 votes since 20 May 09) 4% (4) 7% (7) 89% (88)
Blue cheese (173 votes since 9 Feb 08) 4% (7) 6% (10) 90% (156)
Champagne (988 votes since 20 Nov 03) 4% (40) 10% (103) 86% (845)
after an attack of Raynaud's Phenomenon (49 votes since 23 Oct 10) 4% (2) 8% (4) 88% (43)
Sucralose (Splenda) (240 votes since 28 Jul 07) 4% (10) 8% (20) 88% (210)
Codiene (143 votes since 4 Jul 08) 4% (6) 8% (11) 88% (126)
Over-exercising (1159 votes since 24 Jul 03) 4% (49) 10% (120) 85% (990)
plums (1153 votes since 22 Jul 03) 4% (49) 11% (129) 85% (975)
Ice Pops (793 votes since 14 May 04) 4% (34) 10% (81) 85% (678)
Behcets Disease (1483 votes since 12 Mar 03) 4% (64) 19% (278) 77% (1141)
benzoates (577 votes since 8 Apr 05) 4% (25) 14% (81) 82% (471)
Pesticide residues on fruit (621 votes since 6 Mar 05) 4% (27) 20% (124) 76% (470)
Aspartame (848 votes since 10 Feb 04) 4% (37) 16% (133) 80% (678)
lip gloss (453 votes since 21 Feb 06) 4% (20) 13% (60) 82% (373)
Dental Desensitizer (356 votes since 14 Jul 06) 4% (16) 9% (33) 86% (307)
sesame oil (22 votes since 8 Jan 13) 5% (1) 5% (1) 91% (20)
methotrexate (394 votes since 26 Feb 06) 5% (18) 7% (27) 89% (349)
Wheat, rye or barley (1684 votes since 22 Feb 03) 5% (77) 16% (265) 80% (1342)
Menopause (831 votes since 10 Feb 04) 5% (38) 15% (123) 81% (670)
Fatty foods (2002 votes since 26 Mar 03) 5% (92) 18% (370) 77% (1540)
HOT WEATHER (170 votes since 26 Mar 08) 5% (8) 9% (15) 86% (147)
Vasculitis (340 votes since 14 Jul 06) 5% (16) 8% (26) 88% (298)
Birth Control Pills (1180 votes since 13 Sep 03) 5% (57) 19% (224) 76% (899)
diabetes (929 votes since 4 Nov 03) 5% (45) 16% (147) 79% (737)
monosodiumglutamate MSG (949 votes since 23 Oct 03) 5% (46) 19% (180) 76% (723)
Asthma inhalers (934 votes since 8 Feb 04) 5% (46) 13% (123) 82% (765)
onions (181 votes since 29 Feb 08) 5% (9) 11% (20) 84% (152)
werthers originals (520 votes since 23 Aug 05) 5% (26) 12% (63) 83% (431)
cheese (79 votes since 27 May 10) 5% (4) 10% (8) 85% (67)
cannabis use (illegal) (511 votes since 6 Aug 05) 5% (26) 9% (45) 86% (440)
Nicorette (stop smoking gum) (1099 votes since 11 Jul 03) 5% (56) 10% (111) 85% (932)
Multiple Sclerosis (157 votes since 8 Jan 08) 5% (8) 5% (8) 90% (141)
Holiday break from work (920 votes since 27 Dec 03) 5% (47) 12% (110) 83% (763)
Cinnamon (820 votes since 12 Aug 04) 5% (42) 12% (95) 83% (683)
Milk and dairy products (1073 votes since 22 Jan 06) 5% (55) 16% (172) 79% (846)
Pregnancy (779 votes since 22 Apr 04) 5% (40) 14% (107) 81% (632)
Biscuits and bread etc (1255 votes since 20 Jun 03) 5% (65) 13% (169) 81% (1021)
General anaesthetic (654 votes since 18 Jan 05) 5% (34) 13% (84) 82% (536)
Red wine (1981 votes since 25 Nov 02) 5% (104) 20% (387) 75% (1490)
L-Arginine (19 votes since 28 Jan 13) 5% (1) 5% (1) 89% (17)
Red 40 food coloring (247 votes since 13 Jun 07) 5% (13) 7% (17) 88% (217)
CGD Carrier (19 votes since 5 Dec 12) 5% (1) 5% (1) 89% (17)
certain strong cheddar cheeses (529 votes since 18 Sep 05) 5% (28) 16% (82) 79% (419)
H. Pylori (75 votes since 21 Mar 10) 5% (4) 7% (5) 88% (66)
Bananas (1648 votes since 28 Mar 03) 5% (88) 13% (219) 81% (1341)
Change in Altitude (lower oxygen) (243 votes since 6 Jul 07) 5% (13) 4% (9) 91% (221)
Mercury tooth fillings (792 votes since 19 May 04) 5% (43) 18% (140) 77% (609)
Beer (1011 votes since 27 Nov 03) 5% (55) 12% (121) 83% (835)
Passive smoking (1241 votes since 11 Jun 03) 5% (68) 15% (189) 79% (984)
dried fruits (as in fruit cake) (693 votes since 13 Jan 05) 5% (38) 9% (64) 85% (591)
White wine (1393 votes since 12 May 03) 6% (77) 16% (217) 79% (1099)
Jelly Belly candies (18 votes since 7 Nov 13) 6% (1) 11% (2) 83% (15)
Wine gums (450 votes since 15 Feb 06) 6% (25) 10% (46) 84% (379)
airplane travel (519 votes since 27 Aug 05) 6% (29) 10% (52) 84% (438)
Antibiotics from Cancer surgery (924 votes since 18 Oct 03) 6% (52) 13% (116) 82% (756)
Guava fruit (159 votes since 11 Mar 08) 6% (9) 11% (18) 83% (132)
Overactive Salivery Glands (456 votes since 24 Nov 05) 6% (26) 20% (89) 75% (341)
Licking envelopes (550 votes since 3 Aug 05) 6% (32) 16% (89) 78% (429)
playing a musical instrument (i.e.flute (753 votes since 31 Aug 04) 6% (44) 11% (86) 83% (623)
Sorbitol -often found in gum, mints etc (1109 votes since 25 Jul 03) 6% (65) 18% (199) 76% (845)
amalgam dental fillings (17 votes since 17 Jan 14) 6% (1) 0% (0) 94% (16)
Rocket herb (17 votes since 16 Oct 13) 6% (1) 0% (0) 94% (16)
Artificial flavors colors & preservative (571 votes since 14 Jun 05) 6% (34) 19% (108) 75% (429)
Pistachio (319 votes since 4 Jan 07) 6% (19) 6% (18) 88% (282)
excessive dieting (684 votes since 23 Dec 04) 6% (41) 17% (113) 77% (530)
Nuts or seeds (1399 votes since 11 May 03) 6% (85) 17% (233) 77% (1081)
Melon (905 votes since 16 Feb 04) 6% (55) 12% (113) 81% (737)
Passion Fruit (411 votes since 26 May 06) 6% (25) 15% (60) 79% (326)
during pill sugar strip (during period) (146 votes since 2 Apr 08) 6% (9) 6% (9) 88% (128)
Celiac disease (1200 votes since 16 Jul 03) 6% (74) 17% (201) 77% (925)
electronic cigarettes (16 votes since 7 May 13) 6% (1) 6% (1) 88% (14)
MSG (monosodium glutamate) (776 votes since 1 May 04) 6% (49) 16% (122) 78% (605)
Crohn’s Disease (1615 votes since 14 Feb 03) 6% (103) 24% (384) 70% (1128)
mint (188 votes since 9 Feb 08) 6% (12) 9% (16) 85% (160)
Peanuts (1988 votes since 30 Dec 02) 6% (128) 16% (319) 78% (1541)
Seasonal (77 votes since 30 Apr 10) 6% (5) 13% (10) 81% (62)
Peanut butter (292 votes since 11 May 07) 7% (19) 8% (22) 86% (251)
Chlorine (pool water) (76 votes since 20 May 10) 7% (5) 7% (5) 87% (66)
Raw walnuts (1266 votes since 13 Jun 03) 7% (84) 10% (132) 83% (1050)
Strong coffee (885 votes since 28 Mar 04) 7% (59) 18% (157) 76% (669)
Specifically Big Red Cinimmon Gum (402 votes since 11 May 06) 7% (27) 14% (58) 79% (317)
Radiotheraphy (460 votes since 1 Oct 05) 7% (31) 12% (54) 82% (375)
Apples (1310 votes since 13 Jun 03) 7% (89) 14% (177) 80% (1044)
the pill (338 votes since 27 Aug 06) 7% (23) 12% (42) 81% (273)
Lupus (1305 votes since 25 Apr 03) 7% (89) 17% (217) 77% (999)
Kissing (1081 votes since 4 Nov 03) 7% (74) 18% (192) 75% (815)
anti-inflammatory drugs (1808 votes since 27 Jan 03) 7% (127) 22% (405) 71% (1276)
dr. pepper (396 votes since 2 Jul 06) 7% (28) 9% (37) 84% (331)
Cheese (155 votes since 18 Jul 08) 7% (11) 7% (11) 86% (133)
piercings (352 votes since 1 Aug 06) 7% (25) 10% (36) 83% (291)
Lack of exercise (349 votes since 18 Oct 06) 7% (25) 26% (92) 66% (232)
parodontological treatment (1046 votes since 25 Jul 03) 7% (75) 17% (177) 76% (794)
Oral Lichen Planus (320 votes since 9 Jan 07) 7% (23) 11% (35) 82% (262)
Gluten (749 votes since 18 Aug 04) 7% (54) 14% (103) 79% (592)
Hunger (low blood sugar?) (1241 votes since 25 Jun 03) 7% (90) 22% (275) 71% (876)
balsamic vinegar (124 votes since 10 Jun 09) 7% (9) 33% (41) 60% (74)
Hormone Replacement Therapy (137 votes since 25 May 08) 7% (10) 5% (7) 88% (120)
cox-2 antiinflammatories (123 votes since 23 Sep 08) 7% (9) 4% (5) 89% (109)
Anything fermented (68 votes since 3 Jun 10) 7% (5) 13% (9) 79% (54)
cherries (108 votes since 12 Aug 09) 7% (8) 12% (13) 81% (87)
Tothpaste with Flouride (702 votes since 4 Feb 05) 7% (52) 25% (177) 67% (473)
Intolerance to foods with yeast in (1399 votes since 25 Apr 03) 7% (104) 23% (315) 70% (980)
pemphigus vulgaris (40 votes since 9 Apr 11) 8% (3) 5% (2) 88% (35)
blackcurrent liquorice boiled sweets (160 votes since 23 Mar 08) 8% (12) 11% (18) 81% (130)
Almonds definitely inc extract in cakes (92 votes since 20 Nov 09) 8% (7) 5% (5) 87% (80)
Gum shield to prevent teeth grinding (276 votes since 18 Apr 07) 8% (21) 12% (32) 81% (223)
Smoking cigars (433 votes since 8 Dec 05) 8% (33) 9% (40) 83% (360)
Fizzy drinks (2120 votes since 26 Jan 03) 8% (163) 23% (485) 69% (1472)
sangria (13 votes since 11 Jul 15) 8% (1) 8% (1) 85% (11)
Ulcerative Colitis (1254 votes since 12 May 03) 8% (97) 23% (292) 69% (865)
Bread (and other yeasty foods) (358 votes since 30 Oct 06) 8% (28) 15% (52) 78% (278)
Class A drug use - Cocaine (1073 votes since 22 Jul 03) 8% (84) 13% (142) 79% (847)
Sodium Benzonate (soft/fizzy drinks) (1363 votes since 6 May 03) 8% (108) 21% (287) 71% (968)
Pill jaw (Ecstacy use - ILLEGAL) (486 votes since 9 Aug 05) 8% (39) 9% (43) 83% (404)
Vinegar (1183 votes since 24 Jul 03) 8% (95) 24% (280) 68% (808)
haribo sweets (111 votes since 2 May 09) 8% (9) 14% (16) 77% (86)
SOY (110 votes since 28 Mar 09) 8% (9) 11% (12) 81% (89)
too much rich food (927 votes since 2 Jan 04) 8% (76) 20% (185) 72% (666)
Kiwi fruit (1640 votes since 24 Mar 03) 8% (135) 17% (282) 75% (1223)
Immunosupression med after transplant (301 votes since 7 Nov 06) 8% (25) 7% (21) 85% (255)
Nicorandil (angina drug) (12 votes since 2 Mar 15) 8% (1) 0% (0) 92% (11)
Indigestion (467 votes since 24 Nov 05) 8% (39) 21% (98) 71% (330)
Diaretics (Caffiene, Alcohol, Heat!) (1654 votes since 25 Mar 03) 8% (140) 27% (454) 64% (1060)
SALT (1381 votes since 5 Jun 03) 9% (118) 26% (355) 66% (908)
cancer (522 votes since 5 Jun 05) 9% (45) 15% (77) 77% (400)
Folic Acid deficiency (1722 votes since 14 Feb 03) 9% (149) 40% (685) 52% (888)
Salt (439 votes since 1 Jul 06) 9% (38) 22% (98) 69% (303)
FRUITY BROWN SAUCE (191 votes since 3 Jan 08) 9% (17) 11% (21) 80% (153)
Excessive Vitamin C (393 votes since 13 Jun 06) 9% (35) 16% (64) 75% (294)
restless tongue (156 votes since 28 Mar 08) 9% (14) 16% (25) 75% (117)
L-Lysene Deficiency (511 votes since 3 Sep 05) 9% (46) 24% (125) 67% (340)
hot peppers (739 votes since 9 Dec 04) 9% (67) 19% (137) 72% (535)
Ear Infection (44 votes since 11 Jun 11) 9% (4) 9% (4) 82% (36)
sinusitus (187 votes since 22 Jan 08) 9% (17) 17% (31) 74% (139)
Black beans (11 votes since 28 Sep 15) 9% (1) 0% (0) 91% (10)
Dairy products - high amine only (44 votes since 15 Jun 11) 9% (4) 7% (3) 84% (37)
SOY AND GLUTEN (11 votes since 4 Aug 15) 9% (1) 0% (0) 91% (10)
Chewing gum (2010 votes since 6 Jan 03) 9% (183) 18% (365) 73% (1462)
Sleeping with mouth open (2019 votes since 2 Mar 03) 9% (184) 29% (582) 62% (1253)
sunburn to lips (296 votes since 5 Feb 07) 9% (27) 8% (25) 82% (244)
Coke - not just any fizzy drink (1380 votes since 25 May 03) 9% (126) 20% (270) 71% (984)
Fungal Cause (994 votes since 10 Oct 03) 9% (92) 23% (225) 68% (677)
Sulfa antibiotics (194 votes since 21 Oct 07) 9% (18) 5% (9) 86% (167)
Digestiive disorder (intestinal) (2301 votes since 14 Apr 03) 9% (214) 25% (572) 66% (1515)
constipation (32 votes since 12 Nov 11) 9% (3) 3% (1) 88% (28)
sugar sweetened cereal (32 votes since 30 Jan 12) 9% (3) 6% (2) 84% (27)
Mouth shut and still for many hours (189 votes since 9 Jan 08) 10% (18) 14% (27) 76% (144)
acidic body ph: from sugar,dairy,wheat (21 votes since 1 Nov 12) 10% (2) 5% (1) 86% (18)
After surgery (692 votes since 30 Nov 04) 10% (66) 17% (119) 73% (507)
Yeast infection candida (1363 votes since 3 May 03) 10% (130) 22% (299) 69% (934)
illegal drug use (speed) (1142 votes since 30 Jun 03) 10% (109) 15% (175) 75% (858)
prescribed drugs (512 votes since 19 Sep 05) 10% (49) 20% (104) 70% (359)
Tongue piercing (93 votes since 1 Aug 09) 10% (9) 9% (8) 82% (76)
acidity in stomach (31 votes since 3 Apr 12) 10% (3) 23% (7) 68% (21)
Using a new toothbrush (575 votes since 4 Jul 05) 10% (56) 18% (106) 72% (413)
Concentrated drinks (squash!) its true! (338 votes since 12 Nov 06) 10% (33) 14% (47) 76% (258)
cinnamon gum (51 votes since 25 Mar 11) 10% (5) 18% (9) 73% (37)
Pizza (heated cheese) (153 votes since 18 Jul 08) 10% (15) 9% (14) 81% (124)
Giving up smoking (1843 votes since 25 Feb 03) 10% (181) 12% (229) 78% (1433)
Any toothpaste with whitening in it (30 votes since 21 Mar 12) 10% (3) 17% (5) 73% (22)
Potatoes (they turn to sugar) (20 votes since 14 Jan 14) 10% (2) 0% (0) 90% (18)
Regurgitating and/or Vomiting (756 votes since 26 Aug 04) 10% (76) 21% (159) 69% (521)
Hi Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) (69 votes since 15 Jun 10) 10% (7) 7% (5) 83% (57)
strawberries (1119 votes since 17 Sep 03) 10% (115) 17% (188) 73% (816)
Smoking (1426 votes since 25 Apr 03) 10% (148) 18% (259) 71% (1019)
Catching them from someone else (689 votes since 14 Jun 05) 10% (72) 12% (82) 78% (535)
SHORT BLOOD PRES. ELEVATION , ANGER (698 votes since 28 Nov 04) 10% (73) 19% (134) 70% (491)
msg (86 votes since 16 Feb 10) 10% (9) 12% (10) 78% (67)
Oral Sex (1638 votes since 15 Apr 03) 11% (172) 19% (304) 71% (1162)
ketchup or mayanaise (905 votes since 5 Mar 04) 11% (97) 16% (142) 74% (666)
lollipops (538 votes since 2 Sep 05) 11% (58) 17% (92) 72% (388)
hand, foot, mouth disease (986 votes since 14 Sep 03) 11% (109) 13% (130) 76% (747)
naproxen anti inflammatory drug (117 votes since 31 Dec 08) 11% (13) 8% (9) 81% (95)
Wheat (72 votes since 24 Jun 10) 11% (8) 7% (5) 82% (59)
chilli peppers (108 votes since 3 Nov 09) 11% (12) 27% (29) 62% (67)
Cancer Treatment - Chemotherapy (595 votes since 28 Mar 05) 11% (67) 13% (76) 76% (452)
Constipation or Bowl irregularities (53 votes since 3 Nov 10) 11% (6) 11% (6) 77% (41)
Fizzy Sherbert (alone or coating sweets) (465 votes since 6 Jan 06) 11% (53) 15% (71) 73% (341)
Neurofen/Ibuprofen (226 votes since 11 Oct 07) 12% (26) 7% (16) 81% (184)
Overactive immune system (477 votes since 10 Nov 05) 12% (55) 21% (98) 68% (324)
Lips too dry (761 votes since 15 Dec 04) 12% (88) 25% (193) 63% (480)
Sweets (2986 votes since 15 Jan 03) 12% (350) 25% (737) 64% (1899)
Acid build up - need more protein intake (400 votes since 28 Apr 06) 12% (47) 20% (79) 69% (274)
Xanthan Gum (17 votes since 6 Mar 14) 12% (2) 0% (0) 88% (15)
Not eating enough fruit (613 votes since 29 Jun 05) 12% (73) 33% (201) 55% (339)
gluten (158 votes since 30 Mar 08) 12% (19) 8% (12) 80% (127)
sweeteners (33 votes since 12 Nov 11) 12% (4) 3% (1) 85% (28)
skittles (535 votes since 2 Sep 05) 12% (65) 14% (76) 74% (394)
Glandular fever (1627 votes since 10 May 03) 12% (198) 26% (423) 62% (1006)
Spicy Foods (Curries) (1642 votes since 19 Apr 03) 12% (200) 23% (372) 65% (1070)
Chocolate (3974 votes since 30 Dec 02) 12% (495) 22% (878) 65% (2601)
Sjogren's Syndrome (16 votes since 17 Apr 13) 13% (2) 0% (0) 88% (14)
Systemic Yeast Infection (80 votes since 24 Feb 10) 13% (10) 13% (10) 75% (60)
Biting nails (96 votes since 9 Jan 10) 13% (12) 14% (13) 74% (71)
Soy (containing Wheat) (64 votes since 5 Aug 10) 13% (8) 8% (5) 80% (51)
Bulimia (48 votes since 17 Nov 10) 13% (6) 8% (4) 79% (38)
surfactants (24 votes since 30 Jul 12) 13% (3) 8% (2) 79% (19)
Reaction to Antibiotics (1572 votes since 6 Apr 03) 13% (198) 26% (403) 62% (971)
Lichenoid Reaction ie allergies (71 votes since 27 Apr 10) 13% (9) 6% (4) 82% (58)
Dirty fingers in mouth (1404 votes since 11 May 04) 13% (179) 26% (364) 61% (861)
Zinc deficiency (2011 votes since 14 Nov 02) 13% (258) 51% (1023) 36% (730)
coeliac disease (132 votes since 21 Jul 08) 13% (17) 5% (6) 83% (109)
Losing temper / anger (1058 votes since 1 Nov 03) 13% (137) 25% (262) 62% (659)
Herpes simplex (1544 votes since 19 Jul 03) 13% (200) 24% (374) 63% (970)
Lack Of Veg (709 votes since 10 Feb 05) 13% (92) 29% (205) 58% (412)
auto-immune disease (hypothyroid) (678 votes since 18 Jan 05) 13% (88) 19% (129) 68% (461)
After finals or midterms (897 votes since 26 Jan 04) 13% (118) 22% (196) 65% (583)
Full mouth dentures (1193 votes since 17 Jun 03) 13% (157) 18% (218) 69% (818)
fever (612 votes since 7 May 05) 13% (81) 23% (141) 64% (390)
Iron deficiency (1745 votes since 19 Feb 03) 13% (231) 44% (774) 42% (740)
QUITTING SMOKING (45 votes since 15 Jun 11) 13% (6) 7% (3) 80% (36)
Pure fruit juice (15 votes since 8 Apr 15) 13% (2) 20% (3) 67% (10)
Vitamin C (96 votes since 10 Nov 09) 14% (13) 9% (9) 77% (74)
GERD (acid reflux) (88 votes since 16 Jan 10) 14% (12) 17% (15) 69% (61)
when glands play up (763 votes since 16 Sep 04) 14% (105) 27% (204) 60% (454)
Tissue drying out during dental work (399 votes since 22 Jun 06) 14% (55) 16% (65) 70% (279)
Dehydration (1261 votes since 3 Jul 03) 14% (175) 31% (395) 55% (691)
lemonade (115 votes since 20 Aug 09) 14% (16) 23% (27) 63% (72)
Tomato Ketchup (1095 votes since 26 Oct 03) 14% (153) 21% (234) 65% (708)
strawberries, nectarines, peaches, kaki (93 votes since 24 May 10) 14% (13) 24% (22) 62% (58)
sensitive skin inside & out? (761 votes since 21 Sep 04) 14% (108) 26% (200) 60% (453)
Toothpaste with SLS (2452 votes since 27 Sep 02) 14% (348) 39% (957) 47% (1147)
oestrogen levels female (91 votes since 20 Sep 09) 14% (13) 18% (16) 68% (62)
Cinnamon, Sodium Bernzoate,Benzoic Acid (49 votes since 11 Mar 11) 14% (7) 10% (5) 76% (37)
Anaemia/low levels of stored iron (598 votes since 25 May 05) 14% (86) 31% (185) 55% (327)
ear infections/antibiotics (41 votes since 26 Jun 11) 15% (6) 12% (5) 73% (30)
Spicy, hot food (492 votes since 1 Apr 06) 15% (72) 24% (117) 62% (303)
Low B12 in blood work (982 votes since 2 Dec 03) 15% (144) 33% (325) 52% (513)
vitamin b2 deficiency (530 votes since 1 Sep 05) 15% (78) 36% (190) 49% (262)
Salt And Vinegar Potato chips (135 votes since 19 May 09) 15% (20) 37% (50) 48% (65)
Dry Mouth (607 votes since 15 Jun 05) 15% (91) 25% (153) 60% (363)
Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME (1335 votes since 10 May 03) 15% (202) 28% (371) 57% (762)
Gastric reflux (1095 votes since 25 Jun 04) 15% (168) 25% (272) 60% (655)
HPV Human Papilloma Virus, Oral (26 votes since 8 May 12) 15% (4) 8% (2) 77% (20)
candida (13 votes since 24 Mar 15) 15% (2) 0% (0) 85% (11)
chocolate (174 votes since 4 Aug 08) 16% (27) 24% (41) 61% (106)
Sour Candy ie Sour Patch Kids (438 votes since 12 Apr 06) 16% (68) 20% (89) 64% (281)
Glandular Fever (148 votes since 17 Apr 08) 16% (23) 15% (22) 70% (103)
Vitamin C deficiency (1529 votes since 27 Dec 03) 16% (239) 42% (649) 42% (641)
White wine, should be here but cannot fi (19 votes since 1 Jan 14) 16% (3) 0% (0) 84% (16)
Dermatitis herpetiformis/coeliac disease (19 votes since 25 Mar 13) 16% (3) 0% (0) 84% (16)
too much oral B vitamin (19 votes since 8 Apr 13) 16% (3) 0% (0) 84% (16)
OCD (Eating Mouth) (282 votes since 29 Mar 07) 16% (45) 12% (34) 72% (203)
Very spicy / hot food with chilli (106 votes since 9 Mar 10) 16% (17) 32% (34) 52% (55)
Pineapple (2381 votes since 15 Jan 03) 16% (383) 23% (539) 61% (1459)
Sodium Lauryl/Lauryth Sulfate (556 votes since 26 Aug 05) 16% (90) 20% (113) 63% (353)
TMJ/teeth grinding (796 votes since 18 Aug 04) 16% (129) 25% (200) 59% (467)
dentist (296 votes since 30 Apr 07) 16% (48) 17% (49) 67% (199)
Manual teeth brushing (1519 votes since 30 Apr 03) 16% (249) 30% (457) 54% (813)
menstrual migranes (60 votes since 19 Jun 10) 17% (10) 8% (5) 75% (45)
excessive alcohol consumption (159 votes since 21 Jul 08) 17% (27) 14% (23) 69% (109)
grapefruit (993 votes since 21 Jan 04) 17% (170) 21% (211) 62% (612)
regular alcohol consumption (87 votes since 24 Apr 10) 17% (15) 11% (10) 71% (62)
dentist- local anaesthetic (puncture) (139 votes since 8 Sep 08) 17% (24) 12% (17) 71% (98)
behcets syndrome (81 votes since 29 Jan 10) 17% (14) 2% (2) 80% (65)
Antiobiotics (general) (81 votes since 15 Apr 10) 17% (14) 9% (7) 74% (60)
High Sugar Intake- (86 votes since 14 May 10) 17% (15) 20% (17) 63% (54)
crisps/chips (especially with 622 flavor (192 votes since 11 Mar 08) 18% (34) 20% (39) 62% (119)
Tomatoes (2271 votes since 8 Nov 02) 18% (403) 27% (608) 55% (1260)
Lack of Vitamin B (2150 votes since 14 Nov 02) 18% (383) 50% (1083) 32% (684)
diet ( lacking in fruit and vegetaBles (28 votes since 16 Mar 13) 18% (5) 14% (4) 68% (19)
tonsilitis (28 votes since 14 Jul 12) 18% (5) 18% (5) 64% (18)
stomach bug (356 votes since 30 Sep 06) 18% (64) 17% (61) 65% (231)
Lemons (783 votes since 7 Jan 05) 18% (142) 23% (179) 59% (462)
Sugar and too much sugary food (863 votes since 10 Aug 04) 18% (157) 26% (224) 56% (482)
following dentl surgery (323 votes since 6 Jan 07) 18% (59) 12% (40) 69% (224)
Grapefruit, lime (93 votes since 3 Mar 10) 18% (17) 29% (27) 53% (49)
ph balance in mouth (716 votes since 18 Jan 05) 18% (131) 36% (259) 46% (326)
irregular brushing of teeth? (1309 votes since 27 Jun 03) 18% (242) 31% (407) 50% (660)
Virus (956 votes since 27 Dec 04) 19% (185) 29% (274) 52% (497)
Orange juice (2428 votes since 27 Sep 02) 20% (478) 32% (782) 48% (1168)
Polo Mints (10 votes since 28 Dec 15) 20% (2) 10% (1) 70% (7)
Food Allergy (1174 votes since 5 Aug 03) 20% (238) 27% (318) 53% (618)
poor oral care, diet, gingivitusk stress (69 votes since 15 Jul 10) 20% (14) 25% (17) 55% (38)
After period (females) hormonal change (758 votes since 9 Nov 04) 20% (154) 27% (201) 53% (403)
Oranges (1165 votes since 26 Oct 03) 21% (244) 24% (277) 55% (644)
raw tomatoes (253 votes since 14 Nov 07) 21% (54) 25% (63) 54% (136)
natural fruit acid (121 votes since 15 Jun 09) 21% (26) 21% (26) 57% (69)
Allergies (424 votes since 16 May 06) 22% (93) 22% (94) 56% (237)
Dry mouth due to prescribed medications (72 votes since 22 Jul 10) 22% (16) 13% (9) 65% (47)
Citric acid (1908 votes since 4 Mar 03) 22% (426) 27% (517) 51% (965)
Hormonal cycle (2060 votes since 27 Nov 02) 22% (460) 34% (701) 44% (899)
Before period (females) hormonal change (1069 votes since 30 Oct 03) 22% (239) 26% (275) 52% (555)
Throat infection that moved to mouth (1657 votes since 6 Apr 03) 24% (393) 31% (513) 45% (751)
any flavoured spicy coated crisps. (42 votes since 21 Sep 11) 24% (10) 10% (4) 67% (28)
After a cold (1988 votes since 26 Jan 03) 24% (477) 37% (740) 39% (771)
After / During Suffering Sore Throat (128 votes since 16 Apr 09) 25% (32) 20% (25) 55% (71)
A virus..fatigue first.. swollen gland (24 votes since 5 Apr 13) 25% (6) 13% (3) 63% (15)
Citrus Fruits (146 votes since 19 Jun 09) 25% (37) 32% (47) 42% (62)
Allergic reaction (104 votes since 3 Jul 09) 26% (27) 13% (13) 62% (64)
Wisdom teeth / dental problems (1090 votes since 14 Sep 03) 26% (285) 24% (260) 50% (545)
Acidic foods & drinks (2557 votes since 23 Feb 03) 26% (671) 32% (813) 42% (1073)
Prelude to another illness (1947 votes since 29 Jan 03) 27% (521) 36% (705) 37% (721)
Allergy to any fruit (56 votes since 23 Nov 10) 27% (15) 11% (6) 63% (35)
Depression (1259 votes since 19 Aug 03) 27% (342) 38% (479) 35% (438)
worrying over phobia/getting worked up (423 votes since 5 Aug 06) 28% (118) 30% (125) 43% (180)
Burns or scalds to mouth (1890 votes since 24 Jan 06) 28% (530) 26% (495) 46% (865)
Braces (965 votes since 31 Mar 05) 28% (273) 17% (161) 55% (531)
Worrying about money (390 votes since 22 Sep 06) 28% (111) 28% (111) 43% (168)
Genetic pre-disposition (1780 votes since 23 Feb 03) 29% (509) 29% (521) 42% (750)
Ibuprofen taken for consecutive days (31 votes since 1 Nov 12) 29% (9) 6% (2) 65% (20)
Herpes (24 votes since 12 Sep 12) 29% (7) 8% (2) 63% (15)
Bacteria (2276 votes since 23 Nov 02) 29% (666) 44% (995) 27% (615)
Having Dental Surgery (106 votes since 22 Jul 09) 30% (32) 9% (10) 60% (64)
Poor dental/mouth hygiene (1226 votes since 6 Sep 03) 31% (375) 35% (427) 35% (424)
chewing tongue (379 votes since 28 Nov 06) 31% (118) 19% (71) 50% (190)
pressure at work (489 votes since 2 Jun 06) 31% (153) 33% (161) 36% (175)
SLS in toothpastes (38 votes since 11 Jun 12) 32% (12) 26% (10) 42% (16)
Being intensely upset for short time (413 votes since 11 Sep 06) 32% (132) 24% (99) 44% (182)
BEFORE a cold/sore throat (230 votes since 25 Nov 07) 33% (75) 21% (49) 46% (106)
Hereditary (parents & children suffer) (825 votes since 28 Oct 04) 34% (282) 25% (203) 41% (340)
Having a Brace or Dental treatment (1705 votes since 6 Apr 03) 35% (591) 22% (379) 43% (735)
During a cold or flu (1396 votes since 30 Jun 03) 35% (485) 32% (449) 33% (462)
Lack of Health (vitamin defficiency (1395 votes since 11 Jun 03) 35% (491) 34% (480) 30% (424)
Licking / biting lips (145 votes since 10 Jan 09) 36% (52) 15% (22) 49% (71)
Worry over forthcoming event (483 votes since 11 May 06) 36% (174) 30% (144) 34% (165)
Auto-immune diseases (97 votes since 12 Feb 10) 36% (35) 9% (9) 55% (53)
Lack of sleep (or poor sleep) (3394 votes since 27 Sep 02) 38% (1292) 40% (1346) 22% (756)
cutting gums with toothbrush (229 votes since 4 Jan 08) 38% (88) 21% (48) 41% (93)
Lack of sleep (130 votes since 25 Jan 10) 41% (53) 28% (37) 31% (40)
Abrasions, cuts or bites to mouth or tongue (10841 votes since 19 Nov 02) 41% (4490) 23% (2452) 36% (3899)
Vitamin B and folic acid deficiency (12 votes since 29 Oct 15) 42% (5) 8% (1) 50% (6)
feeling mentally and physically low (637 votes since 24 Aug 05) 42% (269) 28% (181) 29% (187)
worry (68 votes since 10 Feb 11) 43% (29) 29% (20) 28% (19)
abrasions from dental hygienist (21 votes since 8 Apr 13) 43% (9) 24% (5) 33% (7)
Anxiety (1350 votes since 11 Sep 03) 43% (580) 33% (450) 24% (320)
Tissue Damage in the Mouth before (240 votes since 31 Jan 08) 47% (112) 20% (48) 33% (80)
Physically & mentally exhausted (689 votes since 2 Aug 05) 47% (322) 31% (211) 23% (156)
Drop In Immune System (1692 votes since 20 Apr 03) 48% (819) 34% (572) 18% (301)
Already having ulcers (i.e Multiplying) (479 votes since 22 Sep 06) 51% (245) 28% (132) 21% (102)
Generally run down (2263 votes since 9 Feb 03) 62% (1402) 25% (565) 13% (296)
Stress (3212 votes since 27 Sep 02) 65% (2074) 26% (836) 9% (302)
Biting of inside of mouth and lip (229 votes since 5 Apr 09) 70% (161) 13% (29) 17% (39)