What Causes Mouth Ulcers?

Public survey, 274320 votes for 393 causes since October 2002.

393 Causes, votes, since.
Currently sorted by Definite in ascending order
Causes them Exacerbates No effect
Chewing of tobacco i.e. Gutkha etc, etc (12 votes since 3 Oct 13) 0% (0) 0% (0) 100% (12)
Iced Tea (regular or excessive) (70 votes since 29 Jul 10) 1% (1) 10% (7) 89% (62)
Losec (Omeprazole) (813 votes since 25 Jan 04) 2% (14) 13% (103) 86% (696)
Anti Snoring Spray (274 votes since 28 Dec 06) 2% (5) 4% (10) 95% (259)
Eggs (1857 votes since 11 Jan 03) 2% (34) 8% (151) 90% (1672)
Olives (857 votes since 5 Mar 04) 2% (17) 8% (72) 90% (768)
Wellbutrin (prescription) (286 votes since 29 Nov 06) 2% (6) 6% (16) 92% (264)
modafinal (321 votes since 1 Aug 06) 2% (7) 4% (14) 93% (300)
avocado (727 votes since 12 Nov 04) 2% (16) 7% (51) 91% (660)
marmite (1492 votes since 21 Mar 03) 2% (35) 11% (169) 86% (1288)
suttons disease (1140 votes since 9 Jun 03) 2% (27) 16% (186) 81% (927)
use of anti-coagulants (632 votes since 18 Jan 05) 2% (15) 12% (74) 86% (543)
Garlic (463 votes since 15 Mar 06) 2% (11) 12% (56) 86% (396)
red meat (910 votes since 28 Jan 04) 2% (22) 9% (86) 88% (802)
Quinine (Tonic water) (82 votes since 10 Feb 10) 2% (2) 12% (10) 85% (70)
Cerebral Palsy - muscular tension (435 votes since 2 Nov 05) 3% (11) 11% (46) 87% (378)
Malaria profilaxis, Paludrin (788 votes since 22 Feb 04) 3% (20) 11% (86) 87% (682)
Paracetamol (1096 votes since 31 Jul 03) 3% (28) 13% (142) 84% (926)
Meat Of All Kind (675 votes since 10 Feb 05) 3% (18) 9% (61) 88% (596)
Too much meat (beef, pork, chicken) (111 votes since 17 Apr 09) 3% (3) 8% (9) 89% (99)
Glucose syrup (790 votes since 6 Apr 04) 3% (22) 11% (90) 86% (678)
yoghurt (646 votes since 3 May 05) 3% (18) 12% (76) 85% (552)
Pollution/fumes (1821 votes since 25 Nov 02) 3% (52) 22% (409) 75% (1360)
Diabetes medications (35 votes since 2 Jun 11) 3% (1) 11% (4) 86% (30)
Nicorette (stop smoking patches) (547 votes since 30 Apr 05) 3% (16) 7% (40) 90% (491)
Detergent (left on plates/cutlery etc) (1983 votes since 23 Oct 02) 3% (59) 20% (391) 77% (1533)
air conditioning (682 votes since 30 Jan 05) 3% (21) 16% (112) 80% (549)
sodium valproate (1586 votes since 20 Jan 03) 3% (49) 24% (379) 73% (1158)
Onions (1903 votes since 26 Nov 02) 3% (60) 15% (286) 82% (1557)
Aluminium (1727 votes since 15 Jul 03) 3% (55) 14% (250) 82% (1422)
soy lethecin (471) (533 votes since 14 Jun 05) 3% (17) 11% (57) 86% (459)
Licorice (400 votes since 18 Apr 06) 3% (13) 9% (37) 88% (350)
vegetarian diet (576 votes since 9 May 05) 3% (19) 10% (60) 86% (497)
L-Term effect of childhood mononucleosis (652 votes since 27 Dec 04) 3% (22) 15% (97) 82% (533)
Blackcurrent (844 votes since 9 Mar 04) 3% (29) 11% (94) 85% (721)
Pop-tarts (374 votes since 13 Jul 06) 3% (13) 10% (38) 86% (323)
Calcium deficiency (1223 votes since 30 May 03) 4% (43) 26% (324) 70% (856)
Alpha-linolenic acid (777 votes since 4 Mar 04) 4% (28) 15% (113) 82% (636)
Lip balms (1151 votes since 19 Apr 04) 4% (42) 11% (126) 85% (983)
sulphides (642 votes since 13 Jan 05) 4% (24) 15% (94) 82% (524)
Strong Tea (855 votes since 6 Apr 04) 4% (32) 14% (117) 83% (706)
Advil (422 votes since 3 Mar 06) 4% (16) 9% (40) 87% (366)
mirena iud (183 votes since 28 Oct 07) 4% (7) 4% (7) 92% (169)
straws (suction) (365 votes since 24 Jul 06) 4% (14) 7% (26) 89% (325)
Illegal drugs - magic mushrooms (453 votes since 28 Sep 05) 4% (18) 9% (43) 87% (392)
soy sauce (1352 votes since 9 May 03) 4% (54) 16% (217) 80% (1081)
Anything w/ the food dye: Yellow #6 (274 votes since 30 Mar 07) 4% (11) 8% (23) 88% (240)
Champagne (985 votes since 20 Nov 03) 4% (40) 10% (103) 85% (842)
Salad Cream (2033 votes since 17 Oct 02) 4% (83) 15% (303) 81% (1647)
Blue cheese (170 votes since 9 Feb 08) 4% (7) 6% (10) 90% (153)
Amlodipine tablets (96 votes since 20 May 09) 4% (4) 7% (7) 89% (85)
Sucralose (Splenda) (237 votes since 28 Jul 07) 4% (10) 8% (20) 87% (207)
Over-exercising (1156 votes since 24 Jul 03) 4% (49) 10% (120) 85% (987)
plums (1150 votes since 22 Jul 03) 4% (49) 11% (129) 85% (972)
Codiene (140 votes since 4 Jul 08) 4% (6) 8% (11) 88% (123)
Ice Pops (790 votes since 14 May 04) 4% (34) 10% (81) 85% (675)
after an attack of Raynaud's Phenomenon (46 votes since 23 Oct 10) 4% (2) 9% (4) 87% (40)
benzoates (574 votes since 8 Apr 05) 4% (25) 14% (81) 82% (468)
Pesticide residues on fruit (618 votes since 6 Mar 05) 4% (27) 20% (124) 76% (467)
Aspartame (845 votes since 10 Feb 04) 4% (37) 16% (133) 80% (675)
lip gloss (450 votes since 21 Feb 06) 4% (20) 13% (60) 82% (370)
Dental Desensitizer (353 votes since 14 Jul 06) 5% (16) 9% (33) 86% (304)
Behcets Disease (1406 votes since 12 Mar 03) 5% (64) 20% (278) 76% (1064)
Menopause (828 votes since 10 Feb 04) 5% (38) 15% (123) 81% (667)
methotrexate (391 votes since 26 Feb 06) 5% (18) 7% (27) 88% (346)
Vasculitis (337 votes since 14 Jul 06) 5% (16) 8% (26) 88% (295)
Birth Control Pills (1176 votes since 13 Sep 03) 5% (56) 19% (224) 76% (896)
monosodiumglutamate MSG (945 votes since 23 Oct 03) 5% (45) 19% (180) 76% (720)
Fatty foods (1923 votes since 26 Mar 03) 5% (92) 19% (370) 76% (1461)
HOT WEATHER (167 votes since 26 Mar 08) 5% (8) 9% (15) 86% (144)
Wheat, rye or barley (1603 votes since 22 Feb 03) 5% (77) 17% (265) 79% (1261)
diabetes (926 votes since 4 Nov 03) 5% (45) 16% (147) 79% (734)
Asthma inhalers (931 votes since 8 Feb 04) 5% (46) 13% (123) 82% (762)
Milk and dairy products (1068 votes since 22 Jan 06) 5% (53) 16% (172) 79% (843)
werthers originals (517 votes since 23 Aug 05) 5% (26) 12% (63) 83% (428)
onions (178 votes since 29 Feb 08) 5% (9) 11% (20) 84% (149)
Nicorette (stop smoking gum) (1096 votes since 11 Jul 03) 5% (56) 10% (111) 85% (929)
cannabis use (illegal) (508 votes since 6 Aug 05) 5% (26) 9% (45) 86% (437)
Holiday break from work (917 votes since 27 Dec 03) 5% (47) 12% (110) 83% (760)
Cinnamon (817 votes since 12 Aug 04) 5% (42) 12% (95) 83% (680)
Pregnancy (776 votes since 22 Apr 04) 5% (40) 14% (107) 81% (629)
Biscuits and bread etc (1252 votes since 20 Jun 03) 5% (65) 13% (169) 81% (1018)
Multiple Sclerosis (154 votes since 8 Jan 08) 5% (8) 5% (8) 90% (138)
General anaesthetic (651 votes since 18 Jan 05) 5% (34) 13% (84) 82% (533)
sesame oil (19 votes since 8 Jan 13) 5% (1) 5% (1) 89% (17)
cheese (76 votes since 27 May 10) 5% (4) 11% (8) 84% (64)
certain strong cheddar cheeses (526 votes since 18 Sep 05) 5% (28) 16% (82) 79% (416)
Red 40 food coloring (244 votes since 13 Jun 07) 5% (13) 7% (17) 88% (214)
Change in Altitude (lower oxygen) (240 votes since 6 Jul 07) 5% (13) 4% (9) 91% (218)
Mercury tooth fillings (789 votes since 19 May 04) 5% (43) 18% (140) 77% (606)
Beer (1008 votes since 27 Nov 03) 5% (55) 12% (121) 83% (832)
Red wine (1904 votes since 25 Nov 02) 5% (104) 20% (387) 74% (1413)
Passive smoking (1238 votes since 11 Jun 03) 5% (68) 15% (189) 79% (981)
dried fruits (as in fruit cake) (690 votes since 13 Jan 05) 6% (38) 9% (64) 85% (588)
White wine (1390 votes since 12 May 03) 6% (77) 16% (217) 79% (1096)
H. Pylori (72 votes since 21 Mar 10) 6% (4) 7% (5) 88% (63)
Wine gums (447 votes since 15 Feb 06) 6% (25) 10% (46) 84% (376)
Bananas (1570 votes since 28 Mar 03) 6% (88) 14% (219) 80% (1263)
airplane travel (516 votes since 27 Aug 05) 6% (29) 10% (52) 84% (435)
Antibiotics from Cancer surgery (921 votes since 18 Oct 03) 6% (52) 13% (116) 82% (753)
Overactive Salivery Glands (453 votes since 24 Nov 05) 6% (26) 20% (89) 75% (338)
Guava fruit (156 votes since 11 Mar 08) 6% (9) 12% (18) 83% (129)
Licking envelopes (547 votes since 3 Aug 05) 6% (32) 16% (89) 78% (426)
playing a musical instrument (i.e.flute (750 votes since 31 Aug 04) 6% (44) 11% (86) 83% (620)
Sorbitol -often found in gum, mints etc (1106 votes since 25 Jul 03) 6% (65) 18% (199) 76% (842)
mint (184 votes since 9 Feb 08) 6% (11) 9% (16) 85% (157)
Artificial flavors colors & preservative (567 votes since 14 Jun 05) 6% (34) 19% (107) 75% (426)
Pistachio (316 votes since 4 Jan 07) 6% (19) 6% (18) 88% (279)
excessive dieting (681 votes since 23 Dec 04) 6% (41) 17% (113) 77% (527)
Nuts or seeds (1394 votes since 11 May 03) 6% (84) 17% (232) 77% (1078)
Melon (902 votes since 16 Feb 04) 6% (55) 13% (113) 81% (734)
Passion Fruit (408 votes since 26 May 06) 6% (25) 15% (60) 79% (323)
Celiac disease (1197 votes since 16 Jul 03) 6% (74) 17% (201) 77% (922)
CGD Carrier (16 votes since 5 Dec 12) 6% (1) 6% (1) 88% (14)
L-Arginine (16 votes since 28 Jan 13) 6% (1) 6% (1) 88% (14)
Peanut butter (288 votes since 11 May 07) 6% (18) 8% (22) 86% (248)
during pill sugar strip (during period) (143 votes since 2 Apr 08) 6% (9) 6% (9) 87% (125)
MSG (monosodium glutamate) (772 votes since 1 May 04) 6% (49) 16% (121) 78% (602)
Raw walnuts (1262 votes since 13 Jun 03) 7% (83) 10% (132) 83% (1047)
Strong coffee (881 votes since 28 Mar 04) 7% (58) 18% (157) 76% (666)
Peanuts (1910 votes since 30 Dec 02) 7% (127) 17% (319) 77% (1464)
Jelly Belly candies (15 votes since 7 Nov 13) 7% (1) 13% (2) 80% (12)
Crohn’s Disease (1536 votes since 14 Feb 03) 7% (103) 25% (384) 68% (1049)
Apples (1306 votes since 13 Jun 03) 7% (88) 14% (177) 80% (1041)
Seasonal (74 votes since 30 Apr 10) 7% (5) 14% (10) 80% (59)
Specifically Big Red Cinimmon Gum (399 votes since 11 May 06) 7% (27) 15% (58) 79% (314)
Radiotheraphy (457 votes since 1 Oct 05) 7% (31) 12% (54) 81% (372)
Lupus (1302 votes since 25 Apr 03) 7% (89) 17% (217) 76% (996)
Chlorine (pool water) (73 votes since 20 May 10) 7% (5) 7% (5) 86% (63)
Kissing (1078 votes since 4 Nov 03) 7% (74) 18% (192) 75% (812)
the pill (335 votes since 27 Aug 06) 7% (23) 13% (42) 81% (270)
dr. pepper (393 votes since 2 Jul 06) 7% (28) 9% (37) 83% (328)
Rocket herb (14 votes since 16 Oct 13) 7% (1) 0% (0) 93% (13)
amalgam dental fillings (14 votes since 17 Jan 14) 7% (1) 0% (0) 93% (13)
piercings (349 votes since 1 Aug 06) 7% (25) 10% (36) 83% (288)
parodontological treatment (1043 votes since 25 Jul 03) 7% (75) 17% (177) 76% (791)
Lack of exercise (346 votes since 18 Oct 06) 7% (25) 27% (92) 66% (229)
Cheese (152 votes since 18 Jul 08) 7% (11) 7% (11) 86% (130)
Gluten (746 votes since 18 Aug 04) 7% (54) 14% (103) 79% (589)
Oral Lichen Planus (317 votes since 9 Jan 07) 7% (23) 11% (35) 82% (259)
Hunger (low blood sugar?) (1238 votes since 25 Jun 03) 7% (90) 22% (275) 71% (873)
anti-inflammatory drugs (1729 votes since 27 Jan 03) 7% (127) 23% (405) 69% (1197)
balsamic vinegar (121 votes since 10 Jun 09) 7% (9) 34% (41) 59% (71)
Tothpaste with Flouride (699 votes since 4 Feb 05) 7% (52) 25% (177) 67% (470)
Intolerance to foods with yeast in (1396 votes since 25 Apr 03) 7% (104) 23% (315) 70% (977)
Hormone Replacement Therapy (134 votes since 25 May 08) 7% (10) 5% (7) 87% (117)
cox-2 antiinflammatories (120 votes since 23 Sep 08) 8% (9) 4% (5) 88% (106)
Dairy products - high amine only (40 votes since 15 Jun 11) 8% (3) 8% (3) 85% (34)
cherries (105 votes since 12 Aug 09) 8% (8) 12% (13) 80% (84)
blackcurrent liquorice boiled sweets (157 votes since 23 Mar 08) 8% (12) 11% (18) 81% (127)
Smoking cigars (430 votes since 8 Dec 05) 8% (33) 9% (40) 83% (357)
electronic cigarettes (13 votes since 7 May 13) 8% (1) 8% (1) 85% (11)
Anything fermented (65 votes since 3 Jun 10) 8% (5) 14% (9) 78% (51)
Gum shield to prevent teeth grinding (273 votes since 18 Apr 07) 8% (21) 12% (32) 81% (220)
Ulcerative Colitis (1251 votes since 12 May 03) 8% (97) 23% (292) 69% (862)
Class A drug use - Cocaine (1069 votes since 22 Jul 03) 8% (84) 13% (142) 79% (843)
Almonds definitely inc extract in cakes (89 votes since 20 Nov 09) 8% (7) 6% (5) 87% (77)
Bread (and other yeasty foods) (355 votes since 30 Oct 06) 8% (28) 15% (52) 77% (275)
Sodium Benzonate (soft/fizzy drinks) (1360 votes since 6 May 03) 8% (108) 21% (287) 71% (965)
Fizzy drinks (2041 votes since 26 Jan 03) 8% (163) 24% (485) 68% (1393)
Vinegar (1179 votes since 24 Jul 03) 8% (95) 24% (279) 68% (805)
Pill jaw (Ecstacy use - ILLEGAL) (483 votes since 9 Aug 05) 8% (39) 9% (43) 83% (401)
pemphigus vulgaris (37 votes since 9 Apr 11) 8% (3) 5% (2) 86% (32)
too much rich food (924 votes since 2 Jan 04) 8% (76) 20% (185) 72% (663)
haribo sweets (108 votes since 2 May 09) 8% (9) 15% (16) 77% (83)
Immunosupression med after transplant (298 votes since 7 Nov 06) 8% (25) 7% (21) 85% (252)
Indigestion (464 votes since 24 Nov 05) 8% (39) 21% (98) 70% (327)
SOY (107 votes since 28 Mar 09) 8% (9) 11% (12) 80% (86)
SALT (1378 votes since 5 Jun 03) 9% (118) 26% (355) 66% (905)
Kiwi fruit (1558 votes since 24 Mar 03) 9% (134) 18% (281) 73% (1143)
cancer (519 votes since 5 Jun 05) 9% (45) 15% (77) 76% (397)
Salt (435 votes since 1 Jul 06) 9% (38) 22% (97) 69% (300)
Diaretics (Caffiene, Alcohol, Heat!) (1573 votes since 25 Mar 03) 9% (140) 29% (454) 62% (979)
Excessive Vitamin C (390 votes since 13 Jun 06) 9% (35) 16% (64) 75% (291)
FRUITY BROWN SAUCE (189 votes since 3 Jan 08) 9% (17) 11% (21) 80% (151)
L-Lysene Deficiency (508 votes since 3 Sep 05) 9% (46) 25% (125) 66% (337)
Folic Acid deficiency (1645 votes since 14 Feb 03) 9% (149) 42% (685) 49% (811)
hot peppers (736 votes since 9 Dec 04) 9% (67) 19% (137) 72% (532)
Coke - not just any fizzy drink (1377 votes since 25 May 03) 9% (126) 20% (270) 71% (981)
restless tongue (153 votes since 28 Mar 08) 9% (14) 16% (25) 75% (114)
sunburn to lips (293 votes since 5 Feb 07) 9% (27) 8% (24) 83% (242)
sinusitus (184 votes since 22 Jan 08) 9% (17) 17% (31) 74% (136)
Fungal Cause (991 votes since 10 Oct 03) 9% (92) 23% (225) 68% (674)
Sulfa antibiotics (191 votes since 21 Oct 07) 9% (18) 5% (9) 86% (164)
Chewing gum (1932 votes since 6 Jan 03) 9% (183) 19% (365) 72% (1384)
Sleeping with mouth open (1939 votes since 2 Mar 03) 9% (184) 30% (580) 61% (1175)
Yeast infection candida (1360 votes since 3 May 03) 10% (130) 22% (299) 68% (931)
illegal drug use (speed) (1139 votes since 30 Jun 03) 10% (109) 15% (174) 75% (856)
After surgery (689 votes since 30 Nov 04) 10% (66) 17% (119) 73% (504)
prescribed drugs (509 votes since 19 Sep 05) 10% (49) 20% (104) 70% (356)
Digestiive disorder (intestinal) (2220 votes since 14 Apr 03) 10% (214) 26% (572) 65% (1434)
Mouth shut and still for many hours (186 votes since 9 Jan 08) 10% (18) 15% (27) 76% (141)
Ear Infection (41 votes since 11 Jun 11) 10% (4) 10% (4) 80% (33)
Using a new toothbrush (572 votes since 4 Jul 05) 10% (56) 19% (106) 72% (410)
Concentrated drinks (squash!) its true! (335 votes since 12 Nov 06) 10% (33) 14% (47) 76% (255)
Tongue piercing (90 votes since 1 Aug 09) 10% (9) 9% (8) 81% (73)
Pizza (heated cheese) (150 votes since 18 Jul 08) 10% (15) 9% (14) 81% (121)
sangria (10 votes since 11 Jul 15) 10% (1) 10% (1) 80% (8)
Regurgitating and/or Vomiting (753 votes since 26 Aug 04) 10% (76) 21% (159) 69% (518)
Giving up smoking (1764 votes since 25 Feb 03) 10% (181) 13% (229) 77% (1354)
strawberries (1116 votes since 17 Sep 03) 10% (115) 17% (188) 73% (813)
sugar sweetened cereal (29 votes since 30 Jan 12) 10% (3) 7% (2) 83% (24)
constipation (29 votes since 12 Nov 11) 10% (3) 3% (1) 86% (25)
Smoking (1422 votes since 25 Apr 03) 10% (148) 18% (259) 71% (1015)
cinnamon gum (48 votes since 25 Mar 11) 10% (5) 19% (9) 71% (34)
Catching them from someone else (686 votes since 14 Jun 05) 10% (72) 12% (82) 78% (532)
SHORT BLOOD PRES. ELEVATION , ANGER (695 votes since 28 Nov 04) 11% (73) 19% (134) 70% (488)
Hi Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) (66 votes since 15 Jun 10) 11% (7) 8% (5) 82% (54)
acidity in stomach (28 votes since 3 Apr 12) 11% (3) 25% (7) 64% (18)
ketchup or mayanaise (902 votes since 5 Mar 04) 11% (97) 16% (142) 74% (663)
lollipops (535 votes since 2 Sep 05) 11% (58) 17% (92) 72% (385)
msg (83 votes since 16 Feb 10) 11% (9) 12% (10) 77% (64)
Oral Sex (1558 votes since 15 Apr 03) 11% (172) 20% (304) 69% (1082)
hand, foot, mouth disease (983 votes since 14 Sep 03) 11% (109) 13% (130) 76% (744)
acidic body ph: from sugar,dairy,wheat (18 votes since 1 Nov 12) 11% (2) 6% (1) 83% (15)
Any toothpaste with whitening in it (27 votes since 21 Mar 12) 11% (3) 19% (5) 70% (19)
Cancer Treatment - Chemotherapy (591 votes since 28 Mar 05) 11% (66) 13% (76) 76% (449)
naproxen anti inflammatory drug (114 votes since 31 Dec 08) 11% (13) 8% (9) 81% (92)
chilli peppers (105 votes since 3 Nov 09) 11% (12) 28% (29) 61% (64)
Fizzy Sherbert (alone or coating sweets) (462 votes since 6 Jan 06) 11% (53) 15% (71) 73% (338)
Wheat (69 votes since 24 Jun 10) 12% (8) 7% (5) 81% (56)
Overactive immune system (474 votes since 10 Nov 05) 12% (55) 21% (98) 68% (321)
Lips too dry (758 votes since 15 Dec 04) 12% (88) 25% (193) 63% (477)
Neurofen/Ibuprofen (223 votes since 11 Oct 07) 12% (26) 7% (16) 81% (181)
Acid build up - need more protein intake (397 votes since 28 Apr 06) 12% (47) 20% (79) 68% (271)
Not eating enough fruit (610 votes since 29 Jun 05) 12% (73) 33% (201) 55% (336)
Constipation or Bowl irregularities (50 votes since 3 Nov 10) 12% (6) 12% (6) 76% (38)
Sweets (2907 votes since 15 Jan 03) 12% (350) 25% (736) 63% (1821)
Vitamin C (91 votes since 10 Nov 09) 12% (11) 10% (9) 78% (71)
Glandular fever (1624 votes since 10 May 03) 12% (198) 26% (422) 62% (1004)
skittles (532 votes since 2 Sep 05) 12% (65) 14% (76) 73% (391)
gluten (155 votes since 30 Mar 08) 12% (19) 8% (12) 80% (124)
Potatoes (they turn to sugar) (16 votes since 14 Jan 14) 13% (2) 0% (0) 88% (14)
Chocolate (3896 votes since 30 Dec 02) 13% (494) 23% (877) 65% (2525)
Dirty fingers in mouth (1401 votes since 11 May 04) 13% (179) 26% (364) 61% (858)
Spicy Foods (Curries) (1561 votes since 19 Apr 03) 13% (200) 24% (371) 63% (990)
Biting nails (93 votes since 9 Jan 10) 13% (12) 14% (13) 73% (68)
Herpes simplex (1540 votes since 19 Jul 03) 13% (199) 24% (374) 63% (967)
Losing temper / anger (1055 votes since 1 Nov 03) 13% (137) 25% (262) 62% (656)
Systemic Yeast Infection (77 votes since 24 Feb 10) 13% (10) 13% (10) 74% (57)
Lack Of Veg (706 votes since 10 Feb 05) 13% (92) 29% (205) 58% (409)
auto-immune disease (hypothyroid) (675 votes since 18 Jan 05) 13% (88) 19% (129) 68% (458)
Soy (containing Wheat) (61 votes since 5 Aug 10) 13% (8) 8% (5) 79% (48)
coeliac disease (129 votes since 21 Jul 08) 13% (17) 5% (6) 82% (106)
After finals or midterms (894 votes since 26 Jan 04) 13% (118) 22% (195) 65% (581)
Full mouth dentures (1189 votes since 17 Jun 03) 13% (157) 18% (218) 68% (814)
Lichenoid Reaction ie allergies (68 votes since 27 Apr 10) 13% (9) 6% (4) 81% (55)
Reaction to Antibiotics (1494 votes since 6 Apr 03) 13% (198) 27% (403) 60% (893)
fever (609 votes since 7 May 05) 13% (81) 23% (141) 64% (387)
sweeteners (30 votes since 12 Nov 11) 13% (4) 3% (1) 83% (25)
Bulimia (45 votes since 17 Nov 10) 13% (6) 9% (4) 78% (35)
Zinc deficiency (1928 votes since 14 Nov 02) 13% (258) 53% (1022) 34% (648)
lemonade (110 votes since 20 Aug 09) 14% (15) 24% (26) 63% (69)
Iron deficiency (1665 votes since 19 Feb 03) 14% (230) 46% (774) 40% (661)
when glands play up (760 votes since 16 Sep 04) 14% (105) 27% (204) 59% (451)
Tissue drying out during dental work (396 votes since 22 Jun 06) 14% (55) 16% (65) 70% (276)
Dehydration (1258 votes since 3 Jul 03) 14% (175) 31% (395) 55% (688)
Tomato Ketchup (1091 votes since 26 Oct 03) 14% (153) 21% (233) 65% (705)
GERD (acid reflux) (85 votes since 16 Jan 10) 14% (12) 18% (15) 68% (58)
sensitive skin inside & out? (758 votes since 21 Sep 04) 14% (108) 26% (200) 59% (450)
Xanthan Gum (14 votes since 6 Mar 14) 14% (2) 0% (0) 86% (12)
QUITTING SMOKING (42 votes since 15 Jun 11) 14% (6) 7% (3) 79% (33)
surfactants (21 votes since 30 Jul 12) 14% (3) 10% (2) 76% (16)
strawberries, nectarines, peaches, kaki (90 votes since 24 May 10) 14% (13) 24% (22) 61% (55)
Anaemia/low levels of stored iron (595 votes since 25 May 05) 14% (86) 31% (185) 54% (324)
Toothpaste with SLS (2369 votes since 27 Sep 02) 15% (348) 40% (955) 45% (1066)
Low B12 in blood work (979 votes since 2 Dec 03) 15% (144) 33% (325) 52% (510)
Spicy, hot food (489 votes since 1 Apr 06) 15% (72) 24% (117) 61% (300)
oestrogen levels female (88 votes since 20 Sep 09) 15% (13) 18% (16) 67% (59)
vitamin b2 deficiency (527 votes since 1 Sep 05) 15% (78) 36% (190) 49% (259)
Dry Mouth (604 votes since 15 Jun 05) 15% (91) 25% (153) 60% (360)
Salt And Vinegar Potato chips (132 votes since 19 May 09) 15% (20) 37% (49) 48% (63)
Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME (1332 votes since 10 May 03) 15% (202) 28% (370) 57% (760)
Cinnamon, Sodium Bernzoate,Benzoic Acid (46 votes since 11 Mar 11) 15% (7) 11% (5) 74% (34)
Gastric reflux (1092 votes since 25 Jun 04) 15% (168) 25% (272) 60% (652)
Sjogren's Syndrome (13 votes since 17 Apr 13) 15% (2) 0% (0) 85% (11)
Sour Candy ie Sour Patch Kids (435 votes since 12 Apr 06) 15% (67) 20% (89) 64% (279)
Vitamin C deficiency (1526 votes since 27 Dec 03) 16% (239) 43% (649) 42% (638)
ear infections/antibiotics (38 votes since 26 Jun 11) 16% (6) 13% (5) 71% (27)
chocolate (171 votes since 4 Aug 08) 16% (27) 24% (41) 60% (103)
Glandular Fever (145 votes since 17 Apr 08) 16% (23) 15% (22) 69% (100)
OCD (Eating Mouth) (279 votes since 29 Mar 07) 16% (45) 12% (34) 72% (200)
TMJ/teeth grinding (793 votes since 18 Aug 04) 16% (129) 25% (200) 59% (464)
Sodium Lauryl/Lauryth Sulfate (553 votes since 26 Aug 05) 16% (90) 20% (113) 63% (350)
Manual teeth brushing (1516 votes since 30 Apr 03) 16% (248) 30% (457) 53% (811)
dentist (293 votes since 30 Apr 07) 16% (48) 17% (49) 67% (196)
Very spicy / hot food with chilli (103 votes since 9 Mar 10) 17% (17) 33% (34) 50% (52)
Pineapple (2301 votes since 15 Jan 03) 17% (382) 23% (537) 60% (1382)
tonsilitis (24 votes since 14 Jul 12) 17% (4) 21% (5) 63% (15)
Pure fruit juice (12 votes since 8 Apr 15) 17% (2) 25% (3) 58% (7)
grapefruit (990 votes since 21 Jan 04) 17% (170) 21% (210) 62% (610)
excessive alcohol consumption (156 votes since 21 Jul 08) 17% (27) 15% (23) 68% (106)
HPV Human Papilloma Virus, Oral (23 votes since 8 May 12) 17% (4) 9% (2) 74% (17)
menstrual migranes (57 votes since 19 Jun 10) 18% (10) 9% (5) 74% (42)
dentist- local anaesthetic (puncture) (136 votes since 8 Sep 08) 18% (24) 13% (17) 70% (95)
stomach bug (353 votes since 30 Sep 06) 18% (63) 17% (61) 65% (229)
regular alcohol consumption (84 votes since 24 Apr 10) 18% (15) 12% (10) 70% (59)
behcets syndrome (78 votes since 29 Jan 10) 18% (14) 3% (2) 79% (62)
Antiobiotics (general) (78 votes since 15 Apr 10) 18% (14) 9% (7) 73% (57)
crisps/chips (especially with 622 flavor (189 votes since 11 Mar 08) 18% (34) 21% (39) 61% (116)
High Sugar Intake- (83 votes since 14 May 10) 18% (15) 20% (17) 61% (51)
Lemons (778 votes since 7 Jan 05) 18% (141) 23% (178) 59% (459)
Sugar and too much sugary food (860 votes since 10 Aug 04) 18% (157) 26% (224) 56% (479)
ph balance in mouth (713 votes since 18 Jan 05) 18% (131) 36% (259) 45% (323)
Tomatoes (2188 votes since 8 Nov 02) 18% (403) 28% (606) 54% (1179)
following dentl surgery (320 votes since 6 Jan 07) 18% (59) 13% (40) 69% (221)
Lack of Vitamin B (2069 votes since 14 Nov 02) 19% (383) 52% (1082) 29% (604)
irregular brushing of teeth? (1306 votes since 27 Jun 03) 19% (242) 31% (407) 50% (657)
White wine, should be here but cannot fi (16 votes since 1 Jan 14) 19% (3) 0% (0) 81% (13)
too much oral B vitamin (16 votes since 8 Apr 13) 19% (3) 0% (0) 81% (13)
Dermatitis herpetiformis/coeliac disease (16 votes since 25 Mar 13) 19% (3) 0% (0) 81% (13)
Grapefruit, lime (90 votes since 3 Mar 10) 19% (17) 29% (26) 52% (47)
Virus (952 votes since 27 Dec 04) 19% (183) 29% (274) 52% (495)
candida (10 votes since 24 Mar 15) 20% (2) 0% (0) 80% (8)
A virus..fatigue first.. swollen gland (20 votes since 5 Apr 13) 20% (4) 15% (3) 65% (13)
After period (females) hormonal change (754 votes since 9 Nov 04) 20% (153) 27% (201) 53% (400)
Food Allergy (1171 votes since 5 Aug 03) 20% (238) 27% (318) 53% (615)
Orange juice (2345 votes since 27 Sep 02) 20% (477) 33% (780) 46% (1088)
diet ( lacking in fruit and vegetaBles (24 votes since 16 Mar 13) 21% (5) 13% (3) 67% (16)
Oranges (1161 votes since 26 Oct 03) 21% (244) 24% (276) 55% (641)
poor oral care, diet, gingivitusk stress (66 votes since 15 Jul 10) 21% (14) 24% (16) 55% (36)
natural fruit acid (117 votes since 15 Jun 09) 21% (25) 22% (26) 56% (66)
raw tomatoes (250 votes since 14 Nov 07) 22% (54) 25% (63) 53% (133)
Allergies (421 votes since 16 May 06) 22% (93) 22% (94) 56% (234)
Before period (females) hormonal change (1066 votes since 30 Oct 03) 22% (239) 26% (275) 52% (552)
Hormonal cycle (1984 votes since 27 Nov 02) 23% (459) 35% (701) 42% (824)
Dry mouth due to prescribed medications (69 votes since 22 Jul 10) 23% (16) 13% (9) 64% (44)
Citric acid (1828 votes since 4 Mar 03) 23% (424) 28% (516) 49% (888)
Throat infection that moved to mouth (1577 votes since 6 Apr 03) 25% (393) 33% (513) 43% (671)
After a cold (1911 votes since 26 Jan 03) 25% (477) 39% (740) 36% (694)
After / During Suffering Sore Throat (125 votes since 16 Apr 09) 26% (32) 20% (25) 54% (68)
any flavoured spicy coated crisps. (39 votes since 21 Sep 11) 26% (10) 10% (4) 64% (25)
Citrus Fruits (143 votes since 19 Jun 09) 26% (37) 33% (47) 41% (59)
Wisdom teeth / dental problems (1087 votes since 14 Sep 03) 26% (284) 24% (260) 50% (543)
Allergic reaction (101 votes since 3 Jul 09) 27% (27) 13% (13) 60% (61)
Allergy to any fruit (52 votes since 23 Nov 10) 27% (14) 12% (6) 62% (32)
Acidic foods & drinks (2475 votes since 23 Feb 03) 27% (670) 33% (812) 40% (993)
Depression (1255 votes since 19 Aug 03) 27% (341) 38% (478) 35% (436)
Prelude to another illness (1867 votes since 29 Jan 03) 28% (519) 38% (705) 34% (643)
Burns or scalds to mouth (1887 votes since 24 Jan 06) 28% (530) 26% (494) 46% (863)
worrying over phobia/getting worked up (420 votes since 5 Aug 06) 28% (118) 30% (124) 42% (178)
Braces (962 votes since 31 Mar 05) 28% (273) 17% (161) 55% (528)
Worrying about money (387 votes since 22 Sep 06) 28% (110) 28% (110) 43% (167)
Genetic pre-disposition (1699 votes since 23 Feb 03) 30% (506) 31% (521) 40% (672)
Herpes (20 votes since 12 Sep 12) 30% (6) 10% (2) 60% (12)
Bacteria (2199 votes since 23 Nov 02) 30% (666) 45% (995) 24% (538)
Having Dental Surgery (102 votes since 22 Jul 09) 30% (31) 10% (10) 60% (61)
Poor dental/mouth hygiene (1221 votes since 6 Sep 03) 31% (375) 35% (425) 34% (421)
chewing tongue (376 votes since 28 Nov 06) 31% (118) 19% (70) 50% (188)
pressure at work (486 votes since 2 Jun 06) 31% (153) 33% (160) 36% (173)
Being intensely upset for short time (410 votes since 11 Sep 06) 32% (131) 24% (98) 44% (181)
Ibuprofen taken for consecutive days (28 votes since 1 Nov 12) 32% (9) 7% (2) 61% (17)
BEFORE a cold/sore throat (227 votes since 25 Nov 07) 33% (75) 22% (49) 45% (103)
Hereditary (parents & children suffer) (821 votes since 28 Oct 04) 34% (281) 25% (203) 41% (337)
During a cold or flu (1391 votes since 30 Jun 03) 35% (484) 32% (447) 33% (460)
Lack of Health (vitamin defficiency (1392 votes since 11 Jun 03) 35% (491) 34% (480) 30% (421)
SLS in toothpastes (34 votes since 11 Jun 12) 35% (12) 26% (9) 38% (13)
Auto-immune diseases (93 votes since 12 Feb 10) 35% (33) 10% (9) 55% (51)
Worry over forthcoming event (480 votes since 11 May 06) 36% (173) 30% (143) 34% (164)
Having a Brace or Dental treatment (1625 votes since 6 Apr 03) 36% (591) 23% (377) 40% (657)
Licking / biting lips (141 votes since 10 Jan 09) 37% (52) 15% (21) 48% (68)
cutting gums with toothbrush (225 votes since 4 Jan 08) 38% (86) 21% (47) 41% (92)
Lack of sleep (or poor sleep) (3310 votes since 27 Sep 02) 39% (1289) 41% (1341) 21% (680)
Lack of sleep (127 votes since 25 Jan 10) 41% (52) 29% (37) 30% (38)
Abrasions, cuts or bites to mouth or tongue (10755 votes since 19 Nov 02) 42% (4483) 23% (2450) 36% (3822)
feeling mentally and physically low (634 votes since 24 Aug 05) 42% (267) 29% (181) 29% (186)
Anxiety (1346 votes since 11 Sep 03) 43% (578) 33% (449) 24% (319)
worry (65 votes since 10 Feb 11) 43% (28) 31% (20) 26% (17)
Physically & mentally exhausted (686 votes since 2 Aug 05) 47% (320) 31% (211) 23% (155)
Tissue Damage in the Mouth before (237 votes since 31 Jan 08) 47% (111) 20% (47) 33% (79)
Drop In Immune System (1688 votes since 20 Apr 03) 48% (817) 34% (572) 18% (299)
abrasions from dental hygienist (18 votes since 8 Apr 13) 50% (9) 22% (4) 28% (5)
Already having ulcers (i.e Multiplying) (476 votes since 22 Sep 06) 51% (245) 28% (131) 21% (100)
Generally run down (2183 votes since 9 Feb 03) 64% (1398) 26% (565) 10% (220)
Stress (3128 votes since 27 Sep 02) 66% (2069) 27% (833) 7% (226)
Biting of inside of mouth and lip (223 votes since 5 Apr 09) 70% (157) 13% (28) 17% (38)